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Pakistan warns against growing international support for India’s nuclear programme

January 26th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Jan 26(ANI): Pakistan has warned that growing international support for India's nuclear programme would force Islamabad to bolster its deterrence and destabilise the region.In the opening session of the 2011 Conference ... Read more...

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FIH president satisfied with World Cup security measures

January 20th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre has reposed faith in the security assurances provided by Indian authorities to participating countries during the World Cup.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Pak Sports ministry urges government to allow cricketers to play in IPL season three

November 26th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.26 (ANI): Following the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) request to allow cricketers to take part in the Indian Premier League's (IPL) third edition in 2010, the Sports Ministry has urged the ... Read more...

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Charleworth defends Australia’s decision not to tour Pakistan

March 9th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Hockey legend Ric Charlesworth says the attack in Lahore has vindicated Australian hockey's decision not to tour Pakistan for most of the past decade. Charlesworth also said that ... Read more...

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Indian Railways cancel luxury tour post-Mumbai attack

January 17th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Indian Railways' joint venture with a private tour operator for a luxury package tour from Kolkata to Mumbai via Goa had to be postponed till the end of ... Read more...

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Akhtar urges PCB to launch cash-rich T20 league to attract cricket stars

December 17th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.17 (ANI): Fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar believes Pakistan can lure foreign cricket stars back to the country by showing them the money. The enigmatic pacer star told reporters here on Tuesday ... Read more...

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Shoaib urges India to follow England’s example

December 16th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan's star pacer Shoaib Akhtar Tuesday complimented England for their decision to tour India in spite of security concerns and urged Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men to show ... Read more...

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Money lures teams to visit India, not security arrangements: Rashid Latif

December 9th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.9 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain and wicket keeper Rashid Latif has said that cricket teams around the world tour India not because of the sound security provisions, but because of ... Read more...

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UN food convoy forced back by heavy fighting in Sri Lanka

October 16th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 16 (IANS) A 50-truck UN food convoy meant for thousands of war-displaced civilians in the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealem (LTTE)-held areas was forced to return due to heavy ... Read more...

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Russia urges US to review sanctions against Belarus

March 22nd, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Minsk (Belarus), March 22 (RIA Novosti) Russia's prime minister has said that Moscow regards US sanctions against Belarus as political and urged Washington to review them. Washington imposed sanctions in November ... Read more...

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Pakistan to offer VVIP security to players for Champions trophy tourney

March 20th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Mar 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) plans to offer security cover generally reserved for visiting heads of state to competing teams and officials for Septembers International Cricket Council ... Read more...

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