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Omar divests minister of education portfolio


February 11th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 11 (IANS) Within hours of Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed sending his resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday evening, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Challenges await Omar on return from Britain


December 27th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 27 (IANS) A host of challenges await Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah who is expected to arrive here Wednesday after a nearly 10-day-long visit to Britain, ... Read more...

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Guerrilla arrested with Pakistani wife in Valley


December 13th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 13 (IANS) Security forces Tuesday arrested a separatist guerrilla and his Pakistani wife in north Kashmir's Baramulla district after the couple's recent infiltration into the Valley across the ... Read more...

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Judicial panel appointed to probe National Conference worker’s death


November 18th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday evening announced a one-man Commission of Inquiry to probe the circumstances of the death of National Conference worker Syed Mohammd ... Read more...

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Centre silent on misdeeds of Omar government: PDP


November 15th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah charging him with spending all his time in ... Read more...

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PDP steps up protests against Omar Abdullah government


October 14th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party has stepped up its protests against the "rampant corruption" in the Omar Abdullah government, holding another rally here Friday ... Read more...

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PDP again raises custodial death, assembly adjourned sine die


October 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 4 (IANS) Chaos reigned for the second consecutive day in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Tuesday with the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) targeting the government over the ... Read more...

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Sitting Kashmir high court judge to probe civilian’s death


October 1st, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, September 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday ordered a judicial probe by a sitting high court judge into the death of a civilian in mysterious circumstances, leading ... Read more...

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Razzaq back to lead Lahore, Yousuf pulls out


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 23 (IANS) Barely a day after agreeing to captain Lahore Lions in the domestic Twenty20 tournament, Mohammad Yousuf has pulled out, citing "fitness problems." Yousuf accepted the offer ... Read more...

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Afridi, Akmal not in new PCB contracts


August 8th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal have not been given central contracts by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Younis Khan, who was banned on ... Read more...

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Taliban kidnap British soldier in Afghanistan


July 4th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Hundreds of soldiers were Monday engaged in a search for a British soldier who has been kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Daily ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban urged to renounce violence


June 30th, 2011 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Religious scholars from across Afghanistan have urged the Taliban to stop violence and join the peace process during a meeting to discuss their role ... Read more...

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Yousuf lauds Afridi for “impressive” captaincy during Pak’s World Cup campaign


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 3(ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Mohammad Yousuf has praised Shahid Afridi for his "impressive" captaincy during the ICC World Cup 2011, saying that he had gelled the team well throughout the ... Read more...

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Lahore HC directs both Pak, Punjab govts to explain Davis’ acquittal, departure


March 31st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 31(ANI): The Lahore High Court has directed the federal and provincial governments of Pakistan to submit their replies by April 8 on a petition pertaining to the release and departure ... Read more...

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PCB drops Yousuf, Malik, Kaneria from central contracts list


March 10th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 10(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has dropped veteran batsman Mohammad Yousuf, former skipper Shoaib Malik, leg-spinner Danish Kaneria and pacer Sohail Tanvir from its central contracts list.Shockingly, wicketkeeper ... Read more...

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Pak selectors miffed with Malik, Yousuf for choosing Bangladesh money over country


February 5th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 5(ANI): Pakistan cricket team selectors are miffed with former captains Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Yousuf over their decision to play in the Bangladesh Cricket League instead of focussing on the ... Read more...

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Yousuf, Malik omitted from 30-player list for Pak ‘central contracts’


January 30th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 30(ANI): Pakistan's cricket selection committee has omitted names of senior players Mohammad Yousuf, Shoaib Malik, Danish Kaneria and Rana Naved from the proposed list of 30 players, who will be ... Read more...

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ICL stonewalling Pak cricketers’ 2.2 million dollar overdue payment bid: Moin Khan


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 28(ANI): The Pakistani players who played in the now-defunct Indian Cricket League (ICL) face a bleak future in respect of securing their pending payments worth two million dollars.Officials who ... Read more...

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Pakistn erred in dropping Yousuf, says Latif


January 26th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Rashid Latif feels selectors have made a mistake by leaving out experienced batsman Mohammad Yousuf from the 15-man squad for the World Cup starting ... Read more...

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Senior Pak cricketers ‘either fade away or are made to fade away’: Yousuf


January 24th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 24(ANI): Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf, who was omitted from the national squad for the upcoming 50-over World Cup, has said that senior players in the country "either fade away or ... Read more...

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Pakistan names World Cup squad minus Yousuf, mystery prevails over skipper


January 19th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 19(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 15-member squad for next month's World Cup, which is to be jointly hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan announce World Cup squad without a captain


January 18th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan cricket selectors Tuesday failed to name the captain and excluded senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf from the 15-member squad for the World Cup starting Feb ... Read more...

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30 Taliban militants surrender in Afghanistan


January 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 12 (IANS) Thirty Taliban militants gave up insurgency in Afghanistan's Ghor province and surrendered to authorities Wednesday, Xinhua reported."A group of 30 armed men under commander Mullah Mohammad Yousuf ... Read more...

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Pak’s preliminary World Cup squad gets mixed reaction from former players


January 6th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 6(ANI): Pakistan's 30-member preliminary squad for World Cup 2011 has drawn mixed reactions from former national players.Former chief selector and Test leg-spinner Abdul Qadir said the decision to recall Kamran ... Read more...

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Akmal rejoicing return to Pakistan team


January 5th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistan wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal is rejoicing his return to national duty a day after he was picked in Pakistan's 30-man preliminary squad for 2011 World Cup cricket.But ... Read more...

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Kamran, Naved in 30-man preliminary Pak World Cup squad


January 5th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 5(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has included spot-fixing suspect Kamran Akmal in a preliminary 30-man squad for this year's 50-over World Cup, but left out all-rounder Shoaib Malik ... Read more...

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Yousuf’s return likely in Pakistan World Cup squad


January 4th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 4 (IANS) Veteran Pakistani batsman Mohammad Yousuf is likely to be included in the probables squad for the 2011 Cricket World Cup after receiving all out support from captain Shahid ... Read more...

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Yousuf to play league cricket in Bangladesh


December 25th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has signed up to play with a Bangladesh club, Mohammedan Sporting, in the Premier Division Cricket League of the country.The club brought in Yousuf ... Read more...

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Yousuf gets a chance to make cut for World Cup probables


December 20th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has now a chance to prove his fitness and make the cut for his country's World Cup squad after the International Cricket ... Read more...

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Tendulkar becomes first batman to score 50 Test centuries


December 19th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Centurion, Dec.19 (ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday created history by becoming the first batsman to score 50 centuries in the Test cricket history.Tendulkar completed his ton in 197 ... Read more...

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Pak team “must improve in fielding and fitness”: Intikhab


December 9th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 9 (ANI): Fielding and physical fitness are the key areas that Pakistan cricket team needs to be improve upon, team manager Intikhab Alam has said."What we witnessed during the last ... Read more...

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Naved-ul-Hasan denies altercation with him behind Yousuf leaving Pak domestic team


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 2(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Rana Naved-ul-Hasan has denied reports that he had an altercation with domestic teammate Mohammad Yousuf, which led to the veteran batsman walking out on WAPDA and ... Read more...

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PCB recalls Younus to Test and T20 squads, overlooks Malik, Akmal, Yousuf


December 1st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 1 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selection committee, headed by former Test opener Mohsin Hasan Khan, has omitted wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, all-rounder Shoaib Malik and batsman Mohammad Yousuf from ... Read more...

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Yousuf likely to be excluded from Pak’s 30-man provisional World Cup squad


November 30th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 30 (ANI): Pakistan are unlikely to include senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf in their preliminary squad for World Cup 2011, as he has failed to impress selectors with his form and ... Read more...

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Yusuf may be ignored from Pakistan’s World Cup probables


November 30th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors are mulling the option of ignoring senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf for the World Cup 2011 because of his poor form and fitness.Yousuf, 36, is ... Read more...

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