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PPP leaders pick Makhdoom Shahabuddin as new PM (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leaders picked Minister for Textiles Makhdoom Shahabuddin for the office of the prime minister following the ouster of Yousuf ... Read more...

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Haider questions Akhtar, Afridi’s comments on Pak cricket


October 8th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Wicket-keeper Zulqarnain Haider, who had infamously fled from Pakistan's series against South Africa last year, has questioned former players Shoaib Akhtar and Shahid Afridi's ... Read more...

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Pakistan selectors retain Shoaib Malik for Sri Lanka series


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 3 (IANS) Pakistan's former skipper Shoaib Malik has been retained for the "home" series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates, beginning Oct 18.Malik was recalled to ... Read more...

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Pakistan observes 63rd death anniversary of Mohammad Ali Jinnah


September 12th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday observed the 63rd death anniversary of the father of the nation Mohammad Ali Jinnah.People from all walks of life visited his mausoleum in Karachi ... Read more...

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PCB backs day-night Test matches


May 11th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 11 (IANS) As the International Cricket Council (ICC) ponders the prospect of floodlit Test matches, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will also be pushing for a green signal ... Read more...

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Zardari vows to work for interfaith harmony on Easter


April 24th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 24(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has felicitated Christians on the occasion of Easter, and vowed to work for the promotion of human equality, religious tolerance and interfaith harmony."I felicitate ... Read more...

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Talha eyes comeback to Pak team after successful domestic season


April 24th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 24(ANI): Pakistani pacer Mohammad Talha has expressed hope that his successful season in domestic cricket will impress the selection committee and earn him a much awaited recall to the national ... Read more...

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Zardari omits critical US drone attack issue from presidential address


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari touched all issues relating to governance, economic and foreign policies during his address to the joint sitting of parliament, but did not mention drone ... Read more...

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Jihad against India only solution to Kashmir issue: Nazria Pakistan Trust


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 23(ANI): The Nation's editor-in-chief and Nazria Pakistan Trust (NPT) Chairman Majid Nizami has reiterated that Pakistan must wage jihad against India to 'free' Kashmir."I ask every Pakistani who acts upon ... Read more...

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Sindh Assembly wants Pak Govt to recommend Bhatti’s name for Nobel Prize


March 15th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 15(ANI): The Sindh Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution urging the Pakistan Government to recommend the name of assassinated Minorities Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti for the Nobel Prize.Salim ... Read more...

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Pak committee proposes monument in memory of Shahbaz Bhatti


March 13th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 13(ANI): Pakistan's National Assembly Standing Committee on Minority Affairs has proposed the construction of an 'interfaith harmony monument' at the site where Minorities Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti was assassinated on ... Read more...

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Obama condemns Pak minister’s assassination in “strongest possible terms”


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): US President Barack Obama has strongly condemned the assassination of Pakistan's Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti, in Islamabad on Wednesday.Obama said in a statement that he ... Read more...

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PCB irked with Malik over unavailability for Pentangular Cup


February 20th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 20(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board and the national selectors are miffed with former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik over his decision not to play in the Pentangular Cup, a domestic tournament.Malik, ... Read more...

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Pak must be made ‘Islamic welfare democratic State’ as envisaged by Jinnah: Nizami


February 11th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): The two-nation theory is the basis of Pakistan's creation and efforts will be made to make the country an Islamic welfare democratic state, The Nation Editor-in-Chief and Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust ... 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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PCB introduces grading system for Pak umpires


January 21st, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 21(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board has enforced a new policy of grading the performance of umpires in the wake of complaints against sub-standard umpiring in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy final.The ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to protect minorities at all costs: Zardari


January 21st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): The Pakistan Government will protect the country's minorities at all costs in accordance with the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and the Constitution of Pakistan, President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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PCB should continue holding QEA Trophy matches in ‘day and night’ format: Raza


January 18th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 18(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board should continue holding future Quaid E Azam Trophy matches in the 'day and night' format, Habib Bank Limited captain Hasan Raza has said.Playing under floodlights, ... Read more...

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Akram backs PCB’s decision to retain Afridi as Pak ODI skipper


January 15th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 14(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has backed the Pakistan Cricket Board's decision to retain Shahid Afridi as skipper for the one-day series in New Zealand, starting January 22 in ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs major steps to bring back international cricket: ICC


January 14th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistan will have to take major steps to regain the confidence of foreign teams if it wants to bring international cricket back to this country, a senior International ... Read more...

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Pakistan to play premier domestic final with pink balls


January 11th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has planned to hold the final of the country's premier first-class tournament under floodlights and with pink balls at the National ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s political crisis hints at possibility of change


January 5th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Ali Waqar Lahore, Jan.5 (ANI): The shaken-up coalition democratic set up in Pakistan, a frontline ally of America in its deepened "war on terror," has triggered a serious political crisis, ... Read more...

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Pace bowler Sohail Tanvir included in Pakistan squad for New Zealand tour


December 28th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 28 (ANI): Pakistan cricket selectors have included injury-blighted paceman Sohail Tanvir in the national squad that is currently on the tour of New Zealand.Just two weeks after he was ... Read more...

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Zardari vows to be guarantor of Pakistan’s better future


December 26th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 26 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to be a guarantor of the better future of the country, saying the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government will create ... Read more...

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Pakistan can be developed by defeating extremism, says Musharraf


December 26th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 26 (ANI): Pakistan can be developed by defeating extremism, poverty and the so-called leaders, former president and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Pervez Musharraf has said.Addressing the birth ... Read more...

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Jinnah’s vision made Pakistan nuclear power: AQ Khan


December 26th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec 26 (ANI): The motivation behind making Pakistan a nuclear power after continuous hard work of seven years was the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, according to disgraced nuclear scientist ... Read more...

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Pak’s discarded Test fast bowler Sami fined, banned again in Quaid Trophy


December 25th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 25 (ANI): Mohammad Sami, Pakistan's discarded Test fast bowler, has been slapped with yet another fine and ban in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy Tournament for excessive appealing.Semi, who was ... Read more...

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‘Drunk’ Sami faces investigation over hotel brawl


December 16th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 16(ANI): Pakistani fast bowler and Karachi Blues captain Mohammad Sami is under investigation after being accused of brawling and damaging hotel furniture while drunk, Karachi City Cricket Association (KCCA) President ... Read more...

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Close Jinnah aide Zuberi passes away


December 13th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.13 (ANI): A close aide of Quaid-e-Azam, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, and well known journalist, M.A. Zuberi, passed away on Sunday. He was 90.According to the Daily Times, Zuberi was suffering from ... Read more...

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Manzoor wants to use Pak tour of New Zealand to establish himself


December 8th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 8(ANI): Pakistani batsman Khurram Manzoor, who will be making his comeback to the national team after 11 months, has said that he would use the tour to New Zealand to ... 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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“Determined to play for Pak even if it’s purely as a batsman”, says keeper Akmal


November 30th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 30 (ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal, who found himself out of favour during the recently concluded home series against South Africa, has said that he is "more determined than ever" ... Read more...

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Kamran willing to drop gloves to be in Pakistan side


November 30th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's discarded wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal is desperate to return to international cricket and is even willing to play for the national team as a specialist batsman.Kamran, who has ... Read more...

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Yousuf leaves Pak domestic team after fallout with captain Rana Naved


November 29th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 29(ANI): Pakistani batsman Mohammad Yousuf has left his old domestic team, WAPDA, to join Lahore for the Quaid-e-Azam tournament after a fallout with captain Rana Naved.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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Zardari’s dual office case verdict will have far-reaching effects: LHC


November 25th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 25 (ANI): A full bench of the Lahore High Court has postponed the hearing of petitions against President Asif Zardari over dual office issue for further arguments to December 13, ... Read more...

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