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December 11, 2017 4:10 am gmt |
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Hundreds of Islamists rallied in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi on Sunday (December 10) to condemn the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Around 400 protesters belonging to Difa-e-Pakistan Council rallied on the streets of Karachi, chanting “Death to America&...
In India
November 23, 2017 9:00 am gmt |
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A Pakistani court on Wednesday (November 22) ordered the release from house arrest of Hafiz Saeed, accused by the United States and India of masterminding attacks on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008 in which 166 people were killed, a prosecutor said. Saeed was put under house arrest in January after...
In Cricket
October 30, 2017 3:48 am gmt |
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Pakistan marked the return of international cricket to the country with a rip-roaring 36-run Twenty20 victory over Sri Lanka in front of a packed stadium in the eastern city of Lahore on Sunday (October 29). Powered by a lightning 51 off 24 balls by Shoaib Malik and a bowling attack led by paceman Mo...
In Cricket
October 27, 2017 3:52 am gmt |
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A number of factors go into picking a XI. A player’s composure under pressure, for one, or their ability to bowl fast. But choosing a XI on the basis of their travel preferences, as this Sri Lanka team was chosen – is, even in this modern world, generally a risky tactic that is likely to ...
In India
October 26, 2017 4:55 am gmt |
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In contrast to previous visits by top-ranking U.S. officials, Pakistan has been clearly told this time to shut down support to terror groups, Indian officials told The Hindu on the visit of U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. During his interaction with the press after meeting External Affairs Mini...
In Cricket
October 21, 2017 12:17 pm gmt |
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All-rounder Thisara Perera, on Saturday (October 21), has been confirmed as captain of Sri Lanka’s T20I side after several senior players including regular captain Upul Tharanga expressed their reluctance to travel to Lahore for the third and final T20 International later this month. Following ...
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October 18, 2017 10:31 am gmt |
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One-day skipper Upul Tharanga became the first batsman from Sri Lanka to carry his bat out in a one-day international match when he scored an unbeaten 112 out of his team’s score of 187 in the second match against Pakistan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Monday. Tharanga contributed to 59.89 perc...
In Srilanka
October 18, 2017 9:53 am gmt |
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Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua who is on a two day official visit called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. The Foreign Secretary highlighted the immense goodwill for Sri Lanka in Pakistan which continues to encourage them to further strengthen a...
In Srilanka
October 15, 2017 11:31 am gmt |
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Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua is to visit Sri Lanka following an ongoing visit to Oman. GEO news reported that Tehmina Janjua, reached Oman, Muscat on Sunday to participate in the four-nation talks on Afghanistan that begin tomorrow. The Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG), which inclu...
In Canada
October 13, 2017 10:44 am gmt |
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Canadian couple and their three children born in captivity have been freed in Pakistan, nearly five years after the couple was abducted in neighbouring Afghanistan, Pakistani and U.S. officials said on Thursday (October 12). American Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, were kidnap...
In Cricket
October 8, 2017 9:21 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka are down to play the third and final T20 international in Lahore on October 29, eight years after gunmen attacked the team bus heading to the Qaddafi Stadium there for the third day’s play of the second Test against Pakistan. Six Sri Lankan cricketers were injured. “As much as we understand...
In India
October 3, 2017 4:31 am gmt |
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Heavily-armed suicide attackers stormed a Border Security Force (BSF) camp near the Srinagar airport before dawn today and opened fire, leaving three soldiers wounded. Two terrorists have been killed. Firing is still on and more terrorists are believed to be hiding in the sprawling, hilly campus, whi...
In Cricket
October 2, 2017 4:55 am gmt |
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Veteran spinner Rangana Herath believes that Kusal Mendis who is 16 not out will be the key to Sri Lanka getting anywhere close to saving or winning the first Test against Pakistan being played at Abu Dhabi here.  “Kusal he is the key. He needs to bat as much as he can. We also have […]...
In India
September 24, 2017 4:33 am gmt |
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A day after India described Pakistan as “terroristan” and “land of pure terror”, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj launched a withering attack on its western neighbour, saying that while India created IITs, IIMs and AIIMS, Pakistan had produced Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Haqqani Network...
In India
September 23, 2017 9:49 am gmt |
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Shelling along the disputed border between Pakistan and India killed six civilians, and wounded an additional 30 people, officials from the two sides said on Friday (September 22), in the latest confrontation between the two nuclear-armed countries. Pakistan’s military said six civilians were k...
In India
September 22, 2017 9:51 am gmt |
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 Two civilians were injured in RS Pura sector of northern Jammu and Kashmir State on Thursday (September 21) as Pakistani troops targeted Indian posts and residential areas along the Line of Control (LoC), a de facto border. The injured, Praveen Kumar and Roma Singh, sustained serious injuries on the...
In Srilanka
September 20, 2017 9:40 am gmt |
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Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi assured President Maithripala Sirisena that Pakistan would continue the assistance provided to Sri Lanka. The Pakistani Prime Minister further said that Pakistan will commit to take the economic and trade relationship between the two countries to a s...
In World
September 18, 2017 4:18 am gmt |
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The wife of Pakistan’s former prime minister who stepped down over a corruption inquiry has won a key seat in Lahore, unofficial results suggest. Kulsoom Nawaz stood in place of her husband Nawaz Sharif, who was disqualified from office in July. She won 61,254 votes, 14,188 more than her neares...
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September 17, 2017 10:13 am gmt |
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 Three civilians, including two women and a child, were injured as Pakistani troops shelled border areas in India’s northern Jammu and Kashmir state on Saturday evening (September 16). Pakistan troops targeted residential areas in the Arnia sector along the de-facto border, called the Line of C...