Muhammad Ali

  • Inspired by AAP, party with same name launched in Pakistan 09-03-2014 08:22 PM

    Lahore: The success of Aam Admi Party in India seems to have crossed boundaries and inspired people in Pakistan, where a party has been launched with the same name. A group led by Arslan-ul-Mulk, a rights activist from Gujranwala, has registered Aam Admi Party (AAP) with the Election Commission of...
  • When Jinnah took on Congress at Patna's Gandhi Maidan 17-11-2013 11:00 AM

    Patna: Serial bomb blasts at Patna's Gandhi Maidan may have drowned BJP's 'Hunkar' for change in the country's regime, but 75 years ago, the same historic venue had hosted Muhammad Ali Jinnah, whose fiery speech against Congress had lifted the fortunes of his Muslim party. At the 26th Annual Session...
  • Sarabjit Singh's Pakistani lawyer gets asylum in Sweden 30-09-2013 10:39 PM

    Lahore: Awais Sheikh, the Pakistani lawyer who defended slain Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, and his family have taken asylum in Sweden after receiving threats, his colleagues and friends said on Monday. "Mr Sheikh has taken asylum in Sweden along with his family as he was facing serious threats to his...
  • Morgan, Ang Lee working on Muhammad Ali movie 29-09-2013 03:19 PM

    London: Screenwriter Peter Morgan is working on a film with director Ang Lee about boxing legend Muhammad Ali. The movie will be based on Ali's infamous fights with late US professional boxer Joe Frazier, reports femalefirst.co.uk. The two boxers fought several historic bouts in the 1970s, and the film will...
  • Former heavyweight boxing champ Ken Norton dies at 70 19-09-2013 01:36 PM

    Phoenix: Ken Norton, the former heavyweight boxing champion who broke Muhammad Ali's jaw in a 1973 bout, died on Wednesday at an Arizona hospital at age 70, his manager said. Norton, who died in Bullhead City, near the Arizona-Nevada border, had been suffering from congestive heart failure, said Patrick Tenore,...
  • AIR hands over Jinnah speech recordings to Pakistan 04-09-2013 12:42 PM

    Islamabad: The All India Radio (AIR) has handed over to Pakistan the recordings of two important speeches by the country's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) is planning to broadcast these speeches, delivered June 3 and August 11, 1947, after checking the quality and authenticity some time next...
  • Pakistan: Terrorists destroy Jinnah's historic residence 15-06-2013 06:19 PM

    Islamabad: A historic 121-year-old building used by Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Balochistan was destroyed after terrorists targeted it with bombs and gun fire that triggered a blaze. The terrorists of the Balochistan Liberation Army targeted the Quaid-e-Azam Residency in Ziarat, a holiday resort located about 120 km from...
  • Khurshid compares India with legendary boxer Muhammad Ali 02-05-2013 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: Known for using metaphors to describe complex situations, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday compared India with legendary boxer Muhammad Ali who tired his adversaries and then with a single left hook, floored them. Maintaining that India has the history that if someone wants to take a...
  • Pakistan's future lies in democracy: Gilani 14-08-2011 12:59 PM

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Sunday that Pakistan's future lies in democracy and that parliament, the judiciary and the executive were on the same page to consolidate the country's democratic institutions. In his message on Pakistan's 65th Independence Day, he also said the country has successfully...
  • Pak to submit Musharraf's extradition request 22-02-2011 06:09 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan government will seek assistance from law enforcement agencies in Britain to extradite former President Pervez Musharraf to ensure his appearance in court in connection with a case related to former premier Benazir Bhutto's assassination. The Federal Investigation Agency will submit the extradition request through the Pakistani High Commission...
  • Pacquiao fan Mandela now fully recovered 11-02-2011 08:58 AM

    Los Angeles: Former South African President Nelson Mandela has fully recovered from a recent health scare and will closely monitor Manny Pacquiao's next world title defence, his daughter said on Thursday. Mandela, a keen boxer in his youth, is a good friend of boxing great Muhammad Ali and has always...
  • 'Pak would've been secular if it followed Jinnah's views' 22-04-2008 04:07 AM

    London: Worcestershire have re-signed Saeed Ajmal following the off-spinner's clutch of wickets for Pakistan in their Test series whitewash of England. Ajmal will join the Midlands county as their second overseas player for the domestic Twenty20 competition, along with Australia batsman Phil Hughes who will be at New Road for...
  • Ali: Legend of The Greatest boxer 17-01-2007 08:06 PM

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  • Best amateur ever wishes Ali the Pro 17-01-2007 07:23 PM

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  • Ali cheers as Laila defends her title 12-11-2006 03:29 PM

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  • Pak tells India: stop interfering 20-10-2006 07:07 PM

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  • Ramzan, a mouth-watering affair 25-09-2006 08:04 PM

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