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  • Hardline separatist Masarat Alam booked under Public Safety Act 3 days ago

    Srinagar The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday booked hardline separatist Masarat Alam under the Public safety Act (PSA) and shifted him to a jail outside the Valley. "Yes, PSA warrants were issued against Masarat Alam on Wednesday and the warrants were executed on Thursday. He is being shifted for detention...
  • Pakistani Taliban claims to have successfully test-fired indigenous missile Omar -1 4 days ago

    Islamabad: As Pakistan was Tuesday celebrating Chinese investments worth $46 billion in the country, the militant Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) reported it has successfully test-fired its first indigenously developed missile. The TTP issued a statement and posted a video showing the launch of the missile, named "Omar 1". The video, released on...
  • Islamic State's Pakistan chief Hafiz Saeed killed while planting bomb April 17, 2015

    Peshawar: Islamic State's Pakistan chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed was killed when a roadside bomb he was planting went off in the country's restive northwest tribal region, according to a media report. Saeed along with two of his accomplices were killed on Thursday when the bomb they were planting exploded in Toor...
  • Bangladesh hangs top Jamaat leader for war crimes during 1971 war April 11, 2015

    Dhaka: Top Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Quamaruzzaman was hanged on Saturday night for committing war crimes and mass killing during Bangladesh's 1971 independence war against Pakistan, days after he lost his final bid to overturn his death sentence. He was hanged at 10:01 PM local time, jail officials were quoted by local...
  • Bangladesh set to hang top Jamaat leader April 11, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh is set to hang top Jamaat- e-Islami leader Muhammad Quamaruzzaman on Saturday for committing a massacre during the 1971 independence war, a day after authorities abruptly halted his execution process. Quamaruzzaman, the third most influential leader in the Islamist party, was originally expected to be hanged this morning, but...
  • PCB pulls up Saeed Ajmal for captaincy comment March 21, 2015

    Karachi: The PCB has not appreciated comments made by star off-spinner Saeed Ajmal where he has promoted the names of Muhammad Hafeez and Azhar Ali to replace Misbah-ul-Haq as captain of the one-day squad. Misbah, who had already announced his retirement from ODIs after the showpiece event, bowed out after...
  • World Cup: Dhoni privileged to have world class batsmen, says Mushtaq Muhammad March 16, 2015

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain and coach Mushtaq Muhammad believes that Indian captain Mahendera Singh Dhoni is privileged to have a world class batting line up at his disposal in the ongoing cricket World Cup. "I don't want to take anything away from Dhoni because I rate him highly but it is...
  • AAP's Sanjay Singh offered cabinet positions to 6 Congress MLAs in 2014, claims Congress's Muhammad Khan March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: As infighting in the Aam Aadmi Party gets ugly and allegations of luring rivals MLAs surface, another video of alleged horse-trading has surfaced. Former Congress MLA Asif Muhammad Khan has now claimed that AAP leader Sanjay Singh offered cabinet positions to Congress MLAs if six of them, 4...
  • World Cup 2015: Moin, Waqar sidelining Misbah the captain, alleges Hafeez February 17, 2015

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain and experienced all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez has triggered off a debate over whether the national team was facing internal problems and issues in the ongoing cricket World Cup. Hafeez since being sent back home from Australia by the national team management due to an injury has interacted with...
  • Denmark on edge as 2nd shooting within hours rocks capital February 15, 2015

    Denmark: A gunman opened fire on a Copenhagen cultural center, killing one man and wounding three police officers in what authorities called a terror attack against a free speech event featuring an artist who had caricatured the Prophet Muhammad. After searching for the gunman for hours, police reported another shooting near...
  • J&K: BJP, PDP talks in final stage, government formation likely after Delhi polls January 29, 2015

    Srinagar: It seems that a deal has finally been struck between the Peoples Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party - the two biggest parties in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly - for government formation in the state. Sources say BJP has no objection to PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed becoming Chief...
  • Gloves from infamous Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston rematch going to auction January 24, 2015

    New York: Just months before the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight rematch between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston, boxing fans are getting a chance to own a piece of one of the most hotly debated title fights of all time. Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in...
  • Pakistan: Around 5000 join rally against Charlie Hebdo for publishing Prophet Mohammed cartoon January 19, 2015

    Lahore: Around 5,000 people rallied against French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Sunday, and the founder of a group banned for terror links urged protesters to boycott French products. Hafiz Saeed, who founded Lashkar-e-Taiba, an organisation banned for launching attacks in neighbouring India, told protesters: "We...
  • Muhammad Ali released from the hospital for urinary infection January 17, 2015

    Boxing great Muhammad Ali was released from a hospital on Friday after treatment for a severe urinary tract infection, Ali's family spokesman Bob Gunnell said. Ali, who has Parkinson's disease, was released from the undisclosed hospital in time to celebrate his 73rd birthday on Saturday, Gunnell said. He had been admitted...
  • Muslims protest weekly's prophet cartoon; 4 killed in Niger January 17, 2015

    Karachi: Muslim anger flared over a French satirical weekly's latest caricature of the Prophet Muhammad, with four people reported killed and dozens injured at a protest on Friday in the West African country of Niger, and violent clashes between demonstrators and police in Pakistan, Jordan and Algeria. Supporters say the cartoon...
  • Protesters clash with Pakistan police near French consulate January 16, 2015

    Pakistan: Pakistan police fired tear gas and water cannon at about 200 protesters outside the French consulate in the southern port city of Karachi on Friday when a demonstration against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo turned violent. It was the first time people's anger over the cartoons lampooning Islam's Prophet...
  • Muhammad Ali in hospital for follow-up after infection: spokesman January 16, 2015

    Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized for follow-up care for a urinary tract infection for which he received treatment in recent weeks, and he is expected to be released in a day, a spokesman said on Thursday. Ali, who expects to celebrate his 73rd on Saturday with his family, was...
  • Defiant Charlie Hebdo fronts Prophet Muhammad, drawing more threats January 14, 2015

    Paris: In an emotional act of defiance, Charlie Hebdo resurrected its irreverent and often provocative newspaper on Tuesday, featuring a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover that drew immediate criticism and threats of more violence. The newspaper unapologetically skewered other religions as well, and bragged that Sunday's turnout of...
  • Charlie Hebdo to publish Prophet Muhammad cartoon on new cover January 13, 2015

    Paris: The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo is publishing a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover of its first issue since Islamic extremists killed 12 people at its offices. The newspaper Liberation hosted Charlie Hebdo staff as they prepared the new issue and is handling its special 1 million-copy...
  • Muhammad Ali released from the hospital: spokesman January 7, 2015

    Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been released from the hospital after being admitted last month with a severe urinary tract infection, a family spokesman said on Wednesday. Spokesman Bob Gunnell said Ali, who was released on Tuesday night, appreciates the "outpouring of support and continued well wishes" and was looking forward...
  • Spinners will play a key role in World Cup: Mushtaq Ahmed January 2, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's spin bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed believes that spinners will have a key role to play in the forthcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Mushtaq, himself, a former Test leg spinner, said on Friday that despite the fact that pacemen usually dominated on the pitches in Australia and...
  • Nawaz Sharif vows to rid Pakistan of terrorism, says will march ahead than any of the world powers January 1, 2015

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that his government has taken concrete measures to address the challenge of terrorism as he vowed to rid Pakistan of terrorism. "In our resolve to rid the country of terrorism, we will march further than any of the world powers," Sharif said...
  • Kamran Akmal may make it to Pakistan WC squad December 26, 2014

    Karachi: Discarded wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal could be a surprise inclusion in Pakistan's final World Cup squad after he continued his rich vein of batting form in the final of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy Gold league at the National Stadium here. Kamran, out of favour with the selectors in the one-day format since...
  • Condition of boxing legend Muhammad Ali 'vastly improved' December 23, 2014

    The condition of Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" since he was admitted to the hospital over the weekend with a mild case of pneumonia and doctors hope to discharge the boxing legend soon, a spokesman said on Monday. Ali, 72, was admitted to a hospital in an undisclosed location on Saturday...
  • Boxing legend Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia December 21, 2014

    Boxing great Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia and is expected to recover as the illness was caught early, a spokesman said on Saturday. Ali, 72, was admitted to a hospital in an undisclosed location Saturday morning and is being treated by a team of doctors and remains in stable...
  • Pakistan says sorry to India with red roses as Champions Trophy ends December 14, 2014

    Bhubaneswar Last two days at the FIH Men's Champions Trophy have been full of action on and off the field. And while the on-field action ended with Germany crowned the champions, losing finalists Pakistan tried to mend fences with India by presenting red roses. Pakistan coach Shahnaz Sheikh and captain Muhammad...
  • Pakistan jolted before Champions Trophy hockey final, two players suspended December 14, 2014

    After strong objection by Hockey India to FIH's initial inaction against Pakistan team for their obscene gestures following the semi-final win on Saturday, the world hockey body suspended Muhammad Tousiq and Amjad Ali for one match while reprimanding Shafqat Rasool before their Champions Trophy final against Germany later in the...
  • Champions Trophy: Pakistan celebrate India win with obscene gestures, escape action December 13, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Pakistan may have won the semi-final against India, but they surely have not won Indian hearts as they celebrated their win in the FIH Men's Champions Trophy on Saturday with obscene gestures, including finger salutes, directed towards Indian players and the fans. All Pakistan players took their shirts off...
  • Champions Trophy Hockey: Pakistan break Indian hearts with a 4-3 semi-final win December 13, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: A hugely anticipated day ended in a heartbreak for Indian fans here as Pakistan knocked India out of the title race at the FIH Men's Champions Trophy on Saturday with a 4-3 win. India will now play Australia in a bronze-medal playoff after the defending champions lost the first semi-final...
  • Champions Trophy warm-up: Pakistan beat Argentina, England draw with Netherlands December 3, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Pakistan thrashed Argentina 3-0 in the first practice match, while England held Netherlands 1-1 in another warm-up game ahead of the FIH Champions Trophy that begins here on Saturday. Muhammad Irfan opened the account for Pakistan in the first quarter, followed by goals from Muhammad Arslan Qadir and Muhammad Rizwan...