PAKISTAN WOMEN

  • J&K: Pakistani women thanks Indian Army for rescuing them September 9, 2014

    The Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Relief Force and Jammu and Kashmir Police have been working round the clock to rescue those affected and said that 'Megh Rahat' operation will continue till all the victims are pulled out to safety ...
  • Australia women make clean sweep of series against Pakistan September 5, 2014

    Gold Coast: Australia recorded a 20run win in the final women's Twenty20 International against Pakistan to make a clean sweep of the series 40 at the Kerrydale Oval on Friday. After winning the toss and electing to bat, Australia put on 139/3 from their 20 overs which the visitors failed to...
  • Pakistani women hail breakthrough tournament March 8, 2013

    Lahore: For Sana Mir, the captain of the Pakistan women's cricket team, the successful and peaceful completion of a national Twenty20 event this week was a giant step forward for women's rights in the conservative and troubled country. The six-team tournament, named after former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, was held at...
  • Sports should be kept out of politics: Pakistan Women February 8, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: As they bid adieu to the World Cup, Pakistan Women cricket team's parting message before heading back home was that sports should be kept free of politics after protests forced them to change base from Mumbai to Cuttack before the megaevent. "Be it Kabaddi, hockey or cricket, games should be...
  • No concern over accommodation: Pak women's cricket team January 29, 2013

    Pakistan women's cricket team found itself embroiled in a controversy when media reports claimed they were put up in substandard accommodation in Cuttack. CNNIBN found otherwise. ...
  • ICC okays Pak's WC matches in Cuttack January 25, 2013

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council has confirmed Pakistan will play their Women's World Cup matches in Cuttack. The ICC made the announcement on Friday. Tournament organisers in India moved Pakistan's base and matches from Mumbai for security reasons. Pakistan play Australia, New Zealand and South Africa in group matches in...
  • Protests against Pak team in Odisha January 24, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Normal life was hit in Odisha's Cuttack as schools, colleges and shops were closed after a shutdown called by rightwing Bajrang Dal to oppose staging of a match of Pakistan's women team in the city. Majority of the private business establishments and offices were closed in the district headquarters...
  • Odisha: ABVP protests against Pak women's cricket team visit January 22, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The ABVP's Odisha unit on Tuesday protested outside the Bhubaneswar airport over the participation of the Pakistani cricket team in the upcoming women's world cup tournament. The activists protested outside the airport where BCCI members arrived earlier on Tuesday morning. They are to assess preparations for the matches. On Monday,...
  • Cuttack to host Women's World Cup Group B games January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The east Indian city of Cuttack has been chosen as the second venue after Mumbai to host the ICC Womens World Cup starting January 31, CNNIBN has learnt. The decision has been taken following strong antiPakistan sentiments across the country following the killing of two Indian soldiers at...
  • Sana to lead Pakistan in women's cricket WC 2013 January 2, 2013

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 15member women's cricket squad for the upcoming World Cup 2013 to be held in India later this month. The PCB retained Sana Mir as captain of the team while senior player Bisma Maeroof was appointed as her deputy, reports Xinhua. The Women's...
  • India beat Pakistan to lift Women's T20 Asia Cup October 31, 2012

    Guangzhou, China: India have beaten Pakistan by 18 runs in a lowscoring final to lift the Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup at the Guanggong International Cricket Stadium in Guangzhou, the venue for the 2010 Asian Games. Defending a total of just 81 after a poor batting performance, Indias bowlers took pace off...
  • Pak probes whether women killed for clapping June 7, 2012

    Peshawar: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered police and government officials to fly to a mountain village to investigate whether four women were killed for clapping and singing as men danced at a wedding. Footage of the wedding, filmed on a mobile phone, appeared on television stations recently. A brother of the...