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I’m unambitious, says actress Ayesha Takia


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) She is enjoying being a "home body" and is not ambitious to break any ground in Bollywood, but as the host of singing reality show ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India-Pakistan can regain lost glory in London


July 29th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The Pakistani hockey coach and players feel that both India and Pakistan look good to regain their lost glory at the London Olympics.Khawaja Junaid, 46, a ... Read more...

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Cricket tour an excellent CBM: Pakistani daily


July 18th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) The proposed tour of Pakistan's cricket team to India will be an excellent confidence-building measure, said a leading daily while recalling that cricketing ties between ... Read more...

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1948 Olympics: Fourth gold medal healed wounds of partition (Sports Special)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
It was a wonder that India managed to field a team for the 1948 Olympics which were held on the conclusion of the World War II and a year after the ... Read more...

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Pakistan orders probe into hockey team’s poor performance


June 6th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has ordered an investigation into the national team's poor performance in the recently concluded Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup Tournament 2012 ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s domestic T20 winners to play in Champions League: BCCI


May 12th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday decided to invite Pakistan's domestic Twenty20 champions for the Champions League tournament to be hosted by ... Read more...

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Pakistan beat Bangladesh to win Asia Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 22 (IANS) Pakistan won the Asia Cup cricket tournament beating hosts Bangladesh by two runs in a thrilling final at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Thursday.Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Bangladesh restrict Pakistan to 236/9


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 22 (IANS) Bangladesh bowled well to restrict Pakistan to 236 for nine in the Asia Cup final at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Thursday.Opting to field, ... Read more...

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ICC comes to defence of Saeed Ajmal


March 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council has come out in defence of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal after the Indian team reportedly expressed doubts over the legality of the ... Read more...

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Malik axed from Pakistan’s Asia Cup side; Jamshed, Sarfraz recalled


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 3 (IANS) Pakistan have dropped Shoaib Malik, Imran Farhat and Adnan Akmal for the Asia Cup beginning March 11 in Bangladesh, bringing in opener Nasir Jamshed and wicket-keeper ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team lauded for series win


February 7th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket team has been lauded for its historic win against England in the three-match Test series played at Dubai.Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq ... Read more...

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Dharamsala to host international cricket matches


January 20th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) The picturesque stadium in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamsala town is all set to host international cricket matches with the International Cricket Council (ICC) giving it clearance, an ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle to judge ‘Sur-kshetra’


January 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle will be one of the judges on Sahara One's "Sur-kshetra", a new reality show that will feture singers from India and ... Read more...

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Pakistan team training at Lahore for England series


January 6th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has been preparing hard at its week-long training camp for the upcoming series against England scheduled in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani singers to battle it out on ‘Sur-kshetra’


December 21st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Talented singers from India and Pakistan will fight it out on a common platform -- a new reality show "Sur-kshetra" -- where singer-composer Himesh Reshammiya ... Read more...

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Factfile on jailed Pakistani cricketers, bookie


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The following is a factfile on Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, and bookie Mazhar Majeed, who have been jailed in England on ... Read more...

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Mohsin doing well as an interim coach: Wasim


October 25th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels that chief selector Mohsin Khan is doing a good job as interim coach and should take over the post ... Read more...

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IPL dates clash with West Indies tours


October 15th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Oct 15 (IANS-CMC) West Indies international players could find themselves having to choose between the maroon colours and colours of their franchises with the schedule of their national cricket ... Read more...

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Salman never pressurised me to bowl no-balls: Asif


October 14th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Asif, who is being tried for the spot-fixing scandal, Friday said his former captain Salman Butt had never pressurised him to bowl ... Read more...

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I will instill self-belief in Pakistan team: Coach Mohsin


October 4th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team's interim coach, Mohsin Khan, is confident that he will help instill self-belief in the "home" series against Sri Lanka, starting in the ... Read more...

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Few takers for Pakistani cricket team coach


September 27th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has received lukewarm response from well-known foreign coaches for the post of national head coach as the deadline to apply for the ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram lashes out at Shahid Afridi


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has lashed out at maverick all-rounder Shahid Afridi for announcing retirement and wanting to come back in a whimsical manner.Afridi, ... Read more...

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Pakistani fans happy with hockey team despite loss to India


September 14th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The Pakistan hockey team may have lost to its arch-rivals India in Asian Hockey Championship final but most of the Pakistani people and hockey officials here ... Read more...

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Pakistan looking to blood youngsters in T20 team


July 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan is hoping to blood youngsters to boost its chances of regaining the ICC World Twenty20 title in Sri Lanka next year. Pakistan, who lost to India ... Read more...

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Pakistan to miss world junior squash after players refused visa


July 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 12 (IANS) Former champions Pakistan will not feature in the 2011 World Men's Junior Squash Championships getting underway in Belgium Wednesday after the Belgian embassy in Islamabad refused ... Read more...

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Afridi can’t be made captain again: Butt


July 8th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi was left "weighing his options" after Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ijaz Butt fired a salvo at the allrounder, saying that he ... Read more...

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Etihad official carrier of Pakistani special olympics team


June 21st, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 20 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Etihad Airways will be the official carrier for Pakistan's special olympics team in the upcomming sports event in Athens this year, it was ... Read more...

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Haider hopes to resurrect career after PCB’s clearance


June 17th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 17 (IANS) Pakistan's runaway wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider was Friday cleared for national duty after the Pakistan Cricket Board slapped him with a fine of Rs.500,000.The fine was imposed ... Read more...

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Afridi cites humiliation, declines to play under ‘this PCB’


May 31st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi Tuesday quit international cricket, saying he will not play under the present board which sacked him as captain of the One-day International ... Read more...

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Abbottabad fast becoming no-go area for sports


May 21st, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 21 (IANS) In the aftermath of the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad earlier this month, the garrison town -- deemed as one of the ... Read more...

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Sacking Afridi was a big mistake: Akram


May 21st, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram feels that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has committed a big mistake by sacking Shahid Afridi as the One-day captain.Akram ... Read more...

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PCB rejects Kaneria’s plea


May 18th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) Bowler Danish Kaneria' plea to clear him of spot-fixing charges was rejected by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) which maintained that the leg-spinner still needed a ... Read more...

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Mohsin lauds Pak team for impressive show in ongoing Windies tour


April 28th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 28(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector Mohsin Khan has lauded the national team for their impressive performance in the ongoing Caribbean tour.Pakistan have taken a 2-0 lead in the ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain to be considered for selection in Pak team if PCB clears him: Mohsin


April 28th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector, Mohsin Khan, has said that runaway former wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar would be considered for national selection if the board cleared him to ... Read more...

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Pak authorities yet to give Zulqarnain adequate security despite assurances


April 28th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Runaway former Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar, who returned to Islamabad from a self-imposed exile in the United Kingdom on Monday, is yet to reach his hometown Lahore due to ... Read more...

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