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IMF to review Pakistan economy


October 17th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will visit Pakistan to review the country's financial condition, an official said.The delegation will arrive here Nov 12, ... Read more...

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Shoaib is trying to sell his book by making sensational claims: Akram


September 24th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Saturday rejected allegations that he wanted to ruin the career of his compatriot Shoaib Akhtar and criticised the maverick bowler ... Read more...

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24 commodities dearer in Pakistan in Ramzan’s first week


August 7th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) The prices of 24 essential commodities have gone up across Pakistan in the first week of Ramzan, affecting the poor and middle-class people the most, a ... Read more...

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Bridal Asia 2011 to start Sep 30


July 10th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The three-day wedding extravaganza Bridal Asia, know as one stop destination for brides and grooms, will start here Sep 30. This year designers from Pakistan ... 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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IMF considers Pak economic policymakers ‘cheaters and liars’: Ex-official


April 26th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 26(ANI): The International Monetary Fund considers the economic policymakers of Pakistan to be 'cheaters and liars', the country's former representative in the IMF board, Dr Ehtisham Ahmad, has said.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team has “no security concerns about going to India” for WC semis: Waqar


March 24th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 24(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team has no security concerns over going to India for their World Cup semi-final at Mohali on March 30, coach Waqar Younis has said, adding that ... Read more...

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No security concerns about going to India: Waqar


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team has no security concerns about going to India for the March 30 World Cup semifinal at Mohali, coach Waqar Younis said here ... Read more...

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Akram backs Afridi’s ‘Pak should not play WC quarterfinal in India’ statement


March 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 4(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi is correct in saying that his team should top the World Cup group A to avoid playing its quarterfinal match in India, former skipper ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt lauds Waqar for ‘handling Pak team well’ despite spot-fixing controversy


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 10(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt has lauded team coach Waqar Younis for his efforts to rebuild the national squad following the spot-fixing scandal that broke last August."I ... Read more...

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Pak Govt revises economic plan to reduce fiscal deficit, win over IMF


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 22(ANI): The Pakistan Government has prepared a revised economic plan- envisaging a drastic fifty per cent cut in the development programme, scaling down its revenue target by over five per ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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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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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Afridi, Waqar to appear as witnesses in spot-fixing case on ICC’s request


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 2(ANI): Pakistan's ODI and Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi and head coach Waqar Younis will appear as witnesses in the spot-fixing case before an anti-corruption tribunal, following a request from the ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Afridi, Waqar, Najam’s statements cast serious doubts on tainted trio


December 28th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 28 (ANI): Pakistan's one-day skipper Shahid Afridi, team coach Waqar Younis and former security manager of Pakistan team Major (retd) Khawaja Najam Javed have admitted that 'bookie' Mazhar Majeed had ... Read more...

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Pak Govt reshuffles economic team to gear up for new IMF-backed tax regime


December 21st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 21 (ANI): The Pakistan government has pulled up its socks to fulfil the commitments it made to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as it reshuffled its economic team to ... Read more...

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Hafiz Saeed to be part of anti-govt religious alliance


December 18th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Ali Waqar Isloo, Dec 18 (ANI): Pakistan seems heading towards the Islamic religious organisations' alliance in a bid to destablize Pakistan Peoples' Party led relatively-liberal coalition government. United Nations banned religious organisation ... Read more...

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ICC interrogates Waqar, Afridi as part of evidence building process in spot-fixing case


December 9th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 9 (ANI): The International Cricket Council's (ICC) Anti-Corruption and Security Unit has recorded the statements of Pakistan coach Waqar Younis, One-day International captain Shahid Afridi and team security manager Colonel ... Read more...

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Yusuf may be ignored from Pakistan’s World Cup probables


November 30th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors are mulling the option of ignoring senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf for the World Cup 2011 because of his poor form and fitness.Yousuf, 36, is ... Read more...

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North Waziristan offensive: Pakistan to “wait and see”


November 6th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
By Ali Waqar Islamabad, Nov.6 (ANI): There seems no chance of any launch of a military operation by Islamabad against Taliban groups -- those supporting the war against the United States and ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s gateway bleeds over political opportunism


November 1st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Ali WaqarKarachi, Nov.1 (ANI): Karachi, the gateway to Pakistan, has been bleeding for the past several weeks due to political compromises and opportunism. The ruling elite terms it as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US says no free lunch, but Pakistan’s demand was for aid and Kashmir mediation


October 24th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Ali WaqarLahore, Oct.24 (ANI): While the United States has agreed to give an additional two billion dollars as aid in the form of military assistance to Pakistan, it seems to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Butt, Asif and Aamer will be hard to replace: Pak chief selector


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistan chief selector Mohsin Hasan Khan fears that he and fellow selectors will find it hard to replace the tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad ... Read more...

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Mohsin admits finding substitutes for Pak’s tainted trio “really tough”


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 2 (ANI): Pakistan's former Test opener and incumbent chief selector Mohsin Khan has acknowledged that it will be "really tough" for the selectors to find replacements of the tainted trio- ... Read more...

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PCB likely to remove assistant coaches Aaqib Javed, Aijaz Ahmed


September 30th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 30 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to sack its assistant coaches- Aijaz Ahmed and Aaqib Javed, sources at the board have disclosed.While Ahmed and Javed will not ... Read more...

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PCB took Salman, Waqar into confidence over Yousuf’s recall: Pak manager


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.3 (ANI): Pakistan team manager Yawar Saeed has rubbished media reports that skipper Salman Butt and coach Waqar Younis were not on board concerning the Pakistan Cricket Board's decision to recall ... Read more...

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Waqar’s request for friendly pitches in England rejected


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 3 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis' request to prepare pitches that would help his team, particularly the spinners, has been rejected by Lord's curators, the venue for the first ... Read more...

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US ‘jihad seekers’ awarded 10 years imprisonment by Pak court


June 24th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday awarded 10 years imprisonment to each of the five US terror suspects who were arrested from Punjab province's Sargodha District in December ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PCB boss Butt mad over coach Waqar’s ‘harking to media’ habits


June 4th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.4 (ANI): It seems that all is not well between Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt and coach Waqar Younis, as the later was not invited for a crucial meeting ... Read more...

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Afridi supports inclusion of 3-4 young players in Pak squad


June 1st, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun 1 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi wants three to four young players to be included in the 15-member squad for the Asia Cup starting in Sri Lanka from June ... Read more...

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Pak court adjourns hearing in case against five US nationals


April 27th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 27(ANI): A Pakistan Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of the case against five US nationals arrested from Sargodha till May 6.The hearing was held at ... Read more...

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Five American terror suspects facing trial in Pak ’set up’ by police, say lawyers


April 12th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sargodha (Pakistan), Apr 12(ANI): Lawyers for five American men facing trial in Pakistan on terrorism charges claim that they can show that the police had fabricated evidence.The five men, Umer ... Read more...

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Qadir hails Waqar’s appointment as head coach


April 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.9 (ANI): Former Pakistan chief cricket selector Abdul Qadir has hailed the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) decision to appoint former fast bowler Waqar Younis as the national team's head coach.Expressing his ... Read more...

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PCB chairman defends Waqar’s appointment as coach


March 8th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has defended Waqar Younis' appointment as Pakistan coach despite allegations of match fixing against him.Butt said that all those fined on the ... Read more...

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Non-selection of Pak cricketers in IPL a ‘blessing in disguise’: Lahore High Court


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.3 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has rejected a petition seeking a ban on screening of Bollywood films in Pakistan in protest against the humiliating treatment meted out to the ... Read more...

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