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Misbah replaces Afridi for Ireland ODI series


May 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday replaced Shahid Afridi with Misbah-ul-Haq as the team captain for a brief series in Ireland later this month.The decision to ... Read more...

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Kids were paid Rs100-150 in lieu of every ball entering Osama’s Abbottabad compound


May 4th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): The comfortable family life Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden enjoyed under the nose of the Pakistani security services is depicted from the fact that neighbours' children were ... Read more...

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15-member Pak squad announced for Test series against Windies


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCANI 158 (Sports)Lahore, May 3(ANI): Middle-order batsman, Younus Khan and fast bowler, Umar Gul have been named in the15-member Test squad for two matches against West Indies. Both were rested for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan drop Razzaq, Kamran from ODIs, T20 side


April 6th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan dropped Abdul Razzaq and Kamran Akmal and rested Umar Gul and Younis Khan from the ODI and Twenty20 squads for the forthcoming series in ... Read more...

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Kamran, Razzaq, Younus omitted from Pak squad for West Indies tour


April 6th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 6(ANI): Pakistani selectors have omitted underperforming wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal along with all-rounder Abdul Razzaq from both One-day International (ODI) and Twenty20 squads for the West Indies tour, while former Test ... 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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Kiwi-Pak Test series just an entree for one-dayers


January 6th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan.6 (ANI): Such is the seemingly all-consuming focus on the one-day World Cup, the test series between New Zealand and Pakistan threatens to be little more than an entree ahead ... 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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I expect my bowling style will work in New Zealand: Tanvir Ahmed


January 2nd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 2(ANI): Pakistan medium fast bowler Tanvir Ahmed has expressed confidence that his "preferred length and bowling style" will work in New Zealand, where both countries play a two-Test series commencing ... Read more...

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Six-wicket haul on Pak Test debut was a dream come true: Tanvir Ahmed


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Nov 22(ANI): Pakistani fast bowler Tanvir Ahmed has described his six wicket haul in the ongoing second Test against South Africa as a dream come true.Tanvir finished the first innings ... Read more...

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‘Recuperating’ Tanvir dropped from Pak squad for South Africa Test series


November 5th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 5(ANI): Pakistani fast bowler Sohail Tanvir has been dropped from the Test squad for the upcoming series against South Africa in the United Arab Emirates.Tanvir was named in the Test ... Read more...

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Misbah’s appointment as Pak Test captain shocking: Akram


October 10th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 10(ANI): Former skipper Wasim Akram has slammed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)'s decision to appoint Misbah-ul-Haq as the captain for the two-Test series against South Africa."I was surprised when I heard ... Read more...

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Injured Zulqarnain ruled out of rest of Test series against England


August 17th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.17 (ANI): Pakistan suffered yet another blow on the England tour with wicket keeper Zulqarnain Haider, who played a gutsy knock of 88 runs in the second innings of the Edgbaston ... Read more...

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PCB chief selector hits back at charges of bias against Karachi players


August 13th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 13(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Mohsin Hasan Khan has dismissed accusations of the board being biased against players from Karachi.The Karachi City Cricket Association (KCCA) had earlier ... Read more...

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Butt happy with teammates offering advice ahead of England series


July 27th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jul 27 (ANI): Pakistan's new Test skipper Salman Butt is happy that his teammates keep offering him advice during their forthcoming series against England as it will help in building a ... Read more...

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Nearly Rs.1.1 million spent on goofed-up ad: Minister


March 15th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The central government spent nearly Rs.1.1 million on the controversial advertisement Jan 24 that featured a former Pakistani air chief, Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath ... Read more...

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Inquiry into ad faux pas on, report by weekend


January 25th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) A day after the government was left red-faced thanks to an ad faux pas by the women and child development ministry featuring a former Pakistan Air ... Read more...

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Pakistani ex-air chief in government ad; PMO apologises, probe on (Roundup)


January 24th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) In a major embarrassment, a government advertisement against female foeticide carried a former Pakistan Air Force chief's photo along with those of Indians icons, prompting ... Read more...

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Who cleared the controversial ad?


January 24th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A former Pakistani air force chief as an icon in a government advertisement against female infanticide in India? It is understood that the offending advertisement that ... Read more...

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Message is more important than image: Krishna Tirath


January 24th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Under fire for a controversial advertisement featuring a former Pakistani air chief issued by her ministry, a defensive Minister of State for Women and Child Development ... Read more...

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PMO aplogises for ad goof-up (Lead)


January 24th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office Sunday apologised for the inclusion of the picture of a former Pakistani air chief in a full-page advertisement issued by the women ... Read more...

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What is Pakistani air chief doing in Indian government ad?


January 24th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) There were red faces in the government on a Sunday when it was found that there were full-page newspaper advertisements from the women and child development ... Read more...

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Sami shines before leaving for Australia tour


December 23rd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 23 (IANS) Former Indian Cricket League (ICL) rebel Mohammad Sami Wednesday bowled Karachi Blues to an emphatic 141-run triumph over Habib Bank in the final of the Quaid-e-Azam ... Read more...

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Only Bangladeshi vehicles to transport Indian goods: opposition


February 6th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) As Dhaka prepares to allow transit access to India as part of a trade pact, its main opposition has stipulated that Indian goods could only be transported in ... Read more...

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Pak can never get civilian reactors from West until military controls its nukes


August 28th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 28 (ANI): Pakistan would not be able to get civilian reactors from the West, which would in fact bring along nuclear acceptance from the World community, until its ... Read more...

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