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Pakistan test-fires nuclear-capable cruise missile


September 17th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The Pakistani military on Monday said it has successfully test-fired a short-range cruise missile which includes stealth features and is capable of carrying nuclear warheads. It comes ... Read more...

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Pakistan to test-fire n-missile


May 19th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) Pakistan will test fire a new nuclear-capable missile by the end of this month, a media report said Saturday.Geo News reported that the surface-to-surface `Nasr' missile ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires n-capable missile (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday successfully test-fired an intermediate range nuclear-capable missile, less than a week after India tested a 5,000-km range missile that can reach deep inside China."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan drop Riaz over spot-fixing links


November 21st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan have dropped Wahab Riaz from the squad for the tour of Bangladesh after the pacer's name was mentioned in the recent spot-fixing trial.Riaz was a ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires cruise missile


October 29th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistan has successfully test-fired indigenously developed multi-tube cruise missile Hatf-7 (Babur) that has a range of 700 km, a media report said.The Inter-Services Public Relations ... Read more...

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Zardari appoints close friend as PCB chief,Butt shown the door


October 12th, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has appointed close friend Chaudhry Zaka Ashraf as the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) replacing former Test cricketer ... 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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PCB chief to meet ICC officials at Lord’s


July 18th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket chief Ijaz Butt is expected to meet top International Cricket Council (ICC) and English board officials on the sidelines of the 2,000th Test that ... Read more...

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Boon to replace Hurst as ICC Match Referee


May 24th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) Former Australia batsman David Boon will replace retiring compatriot Alan Hurst on the elite panel of International Cricket Council (ICC) match referees.Hurst, who joined the panel ... Read more...

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PCB summons Mohsin after he threatens to quit (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 4 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has summoned chief selector Mohsin Khan to its headquarters in Lahore Thursday after he threatened to resign over a selection controversy.Mohsin, ... Read more...

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Batsmen need to show improvement: Waqar


April 13th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants the batsmen to show substantial improvement on the upcoming tour of the West Indies.Pakistan lost to traditional rivals India in the ... Read more...

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Kamran must give stellar performance in domestic cricket to return to Pak team: Mohsin


April 7th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 7(ANI): Discarded Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, whose repeated follies behind the stumps- including some vital dropped catches- cost Pakistan a lot in the recently-concluded World Cup, needs to "give an ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final clash “match of the century”: Sarfraz Nawaz


March 29th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): Former Pakistan Test cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz has termed the 2011 World Cup semi-final between India and Pakistan as the "match of the century", and said that the mouth-watering high ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan home secretaries to meet ahead of Mohali match


March 26th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) As Indian and Pakistani cricketers gear up for the high-voltage World Cup semi-final clash, likely to be viewed by their prime ministers, the home ... Read more...

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Previous India-Pakistan encounters in cricket-diplomacy


March 26th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's invitation Friday to Pakistani leaders Asif Ali Zardari and Yousuf Raza Gilani to witness the India-Pakistan World Cup semi-final at ... Read more...

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India may “influence ICC to make a spinning track” for Australia encounter: Basit Ali


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): Former Pakistan Test cricketer Basit Ali has said he thinks that India will influence the International Cricket Council (ICC) to make a favourable spinning track at the Ahmedabad ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan test nuke-tipped missiles on same day (Third Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore/Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) India Friday successfully test-fired its homegrown nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles Prithvi-II and its naval version Dhanush from different locations off the Orissa coast, on a day Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile


March 11th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): Pakistan test fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile on Friday.The short-range Hatf-2 ballistic missile can travel up to 180 km (110 miles)."Hatf-2 can carry nuclear as well as ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires n-capable missile (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan Friday successfully test-fired a short range surface to surface ballistic missile, HATF II (Abdali), with a range of 180 km, official sources said.The missile ... Read more...

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Pakistan geared up for big clash against Sri Lanka


February 25th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan are hoping to keep their unblemished World Cup record against Sri Lanka intact when the two sides clash in a crucial Group A match at the ... Read more...

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Salman Butt pledges to clear his name of spot-fixing charges


February 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 6(ANI): Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt has pledged to clear his name of the spot-fixing charges that earned him a ten-year ban from an International Cricket Council (ICC) tribunal.The ... Read more...

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Misbah ideal man to lead Pak in World Cup, says Salman Butt


January 24th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 24(ANI): Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt has said that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) must appoint Misbah-ul-Haq as the captain of the national team for the upcoming 50-over World ... Read more...

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‘I’m fully prepared for World Cup,’ says Misbah


January 21st, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 21(ANI): Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq, who has been named in the 15-man squad for the World Cup, has said that he will not let anyone down if he is provided ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing verdict on Pak cricketers would not affect World Cup: ICC chief


January 15th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15(ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) chief Haroon Lorgat has played down suggestions that a verdict on the spot-fixing allegations against three Pakistan players would cast a shadow over next month's ... Read more...

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Pak spot-fixing trial likely to conclude in Doha today


January 11th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Jan 11(ANI): Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt, and fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif, who were involved in a spot-fixing scandal, are likely to discover their fates today, when ... Read more...

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Vettori calls for consistent use of Umpire Decision Review System


January 10th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton, Jan 10(ANI): New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has reiterated that he would encourage cricket teams around the world to show a little more willingness to try the controversial Umpire Decision ... Read more...

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Misbah praises Pak bowlers for crushing New Zealand in first Test


January 9th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton, Jan 9 (ANI): Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-haq has praised his bowlers for sticking to their plans as they ripped through New Zealand's batting line-up to set up a crushing ten-wicket victory ... Read more...

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Pak make 235 for four in reply to New Zealand’s 275 on Day 2 of first Test


January 8th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton, Jan 8 (ANI): Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Asad Shafiq's unbeaten 128-run partnership helped the visiting team reach 235 for four on the second day of the first Test against ... Read more...

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Rift between tainted Pak trio and PCB surfaces over spot-fixing case


January 7th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7(ANI): The spot-fixing case hearing against tainted Pakistani trio- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir- began in Doha on Thursday amid signs of a widening rift between the accused ... Read more...

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Salman Butt’s former lawyer predicts ‘long-term ban’ for tainted trio at Doha hearing


January 6th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 6(ANI): Suspended Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt's former lawyer has predicted that the International Cricket Council (ICC) may hand out long-term bans to the tainted trio- Butt, Mohammed Aamir and ... Read more...

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PCB approaches ICC ahead of selecting preliminary World Cup squad


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 2(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has approached the International Cricket Council (ICC) to allow it to select players involved in the spot-fixing scandal in their preliminary World Cup squad.The ... Read more...

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Afridi should not criticise players in public: Moin Khan


December 29th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan has advised current skipper Shahid Afridi to stop criticising his own players in public.Afridi rapped his batsmen for ... Read more...

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ICC rejects Butt’s plea for delay in spot-fixing hearing


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt finds himself in deeper mess after the International Cricket Council (ICC) rejected his plea to put off the spot-fixing hearing ... Read more...

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Butt wants ICC hearing ‘put off’ to allow him to deal with possible criminal proceedings


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 22 (ANI): Suspended Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt has said that he has asked the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption tribunal to put off next month's hearing so that he can ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires 1,300 km missile


December 21st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday successfully test-fired the nuclear capable Ghauri Hatf-V missile that has a range of 1,300 km, an official statement said. The medium-range missile can ... Read more...

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