PAKISTAN

  • London: Anti and pro Bilawal Bhutto groups clash with each other in Kashmir Million March rally 4 days ago

    London: Incidences of violence was reported in a Pakistan sponsored rally in London. Anti and pro Bilawal Bhutto groups clashed with each other in the Kashmir Million March rally on Sunday. Anti Bilwal Bhutto groups threw bottles at Bilawal Zardari chanting 'Go Bilawal Go'. Participants protested against Bilawal's Participation. Following...
  • Pakistan enthusiastically observes Diwali this time 4 days ago

    Lahore: Diwali, the festival of lights was celebrated enthusiastically this time in Pakistan as the federal government officially patronised the Hindu festival especially in Punjab province. For the first time, the Senate observed a holiday on the occasion of Diwali. Not lagging behind, the other mainstream parties including Pakistan People's...
  • Pakistan couple held for buying flat with fake documents: Police 4 days ago

    Vadodara: A Sindhi couple hailing from Pakistan was arrested on charges of buying a flat here on the basis of fake documents. Dilip Kumar Sunderlal Panjwani (32) and his wife Sapna (aged around 30), residents of Khairpur in Pakistan's Sindh province, bought the property in Varasiya locality through forged documents,...
  • Lack of good spinners in Aussie camp helped Pakistan: Yousuf 4 days ago

    Karachi: The Australian bowling attack lacked sharp spinners and that played a crucial role in Pakistan's victory in the first Test on Sunday, former captain Mohammad Yousuf said. Yousuf's comments came after Pakistan rolled over Australia by 221 runs in Dubai to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. "If you...
  • Malik says accepting Pakistan captaincy in 2007 World Cup was a mistake 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captain and discarded allrounder Shoaib Malik has said he made a mistake in his career to accept the captaincy of the national team after the 2007 World Cup. "In retrospect, I think it would have been better if I had not accepted the captaincy in 2007. But I...
  • BSF recovers heroin near India-Pakistan border 4 days ago

    Chandigarh: Border Security Force (BSF) troopers have recovered seven kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in the Gurdaspur sector, a BSF spokesman said on Sunday. He said the heroin, in seven packets, was found near the Border Out Post Momanpur in Gurdaspur sector. The heroin is said to be worth...
  • 1st Test: Younis Khan, spinners star as Pakistan thump Australia 4 days ago

    Dubai: Zulfiqar Babar took a maiden five-wicket haul and fellow leg-spinner Yasir Shah took four as Pakistan humiliated Australia by 221 runs in the first Test in Dubai on Sunday. Babar finished with 5-74 in only his third Test, while debutant Shah took 4-50 to dismiss a resolute Australia for 216...
  • Will not allow India to resolve Kashmir issue in its way: Pakistan 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan will not allow India to resolve the Kashmir issue in its own way and plans to send envoys to different countries to brief them about "Indian aggression" along the LoC, the Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz has said. "India wants to resolve the...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 5 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Chasing a mammoth 438 to win, Australia resume at a precarious 59/4 on the final day of the Dubai Test. Day 4 Round-up: Pakistan's inexperienced spinners left Australia struggling at 59 for 4 on Saturday at stumps on the fourth day...
  • Record-breaker Younis Khan considered sitting out Australia Tests 5 days ago

    Dubai: Record breaking century maker Younis Khan on Saturday said he considered skipping the Test series against Australia after being left out of the preceding one-day series. The 36-year-old right-hander smashed an unbeaten 103 as Pakistan reached 286-2 declared in their second innings in the first Test, a lead of 437...
  • Goa Congress leader sends barking dog to Bilawal over Kashmir rant 5 days ago

    Panaji: Miffed over Pakistan People's Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto's continuous bombast about wresting Kashmir from India, a Congress politician from Goa on Friday sent him a "barking dog" as a gift. Congress organising secretary Durgadas Kamat claimed the barking dog was a perfect gift for Bhutto because he was continuously...
  • Disappointed captain Clarke says lacking match practice 5 days ago

    Captain Michael Clarke was frank about Australia's struggles to read the spin off the slow Dubai wicket but declined to criticise his team mates after his second dismissal to slow bowling in the first Test against Pakistan. Reduced to 59 for four wickets at the close of day four on Saturday...
  • Michael Clarke praises 'gentleman' Younis Khan 5 days ago

    Dubai: Australian skipper Michael Clarke praised record century maker Younis Khan as a "gentleman of the game" after the Pakistani notched a century in each innings in the first Test on Saturday. Younis hit an unbeaten 103, following up his 106 in the first knock, to help Pakistan set Australia a...
  • 1st Test: Australia 59/4 on Day 4 chasing 438 set by Pakistan 5 days ago

    Dubai: Pakistan's inexperienced spinners left Australia struggling at 59 for 4 on Saturday at stumps on the fourth day of the first Test after Younis Khan smashed a record-breaking century to give his team a formidable lead of 437 runs. Australia still need 379 more runs to win after losing four...
  • Australia batsmen in familiar tail-spin in Dubai 5 days ago

    Scars re-opened on a dusty pitch in Bulawayo in August bled profusely on day three of the first Test against Pakistan as Australia's batsmen showed a familiar vulnerability to tight spin bowling on slow wickets. Having sailed to 128 without loss, Australia crumbled against an inexperienced Pakistani attack in Dubai on...
  • Three-ton David Warner feels lucky to match Don Bradman 5 days ago

    Australian opener David Warner believes luck played a part in his matching illustrious countryman Don Bradman's three consecutive Test hundreds, he said today. The 27-year-old left-hander smashed 133 for his ninth Test century, his third in as many innings following his 135 and 145 against South Africa in Cape Town in...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 4 6 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup: Pakistan stretched their lead to a commanding 189 runs after inexperienced spinners Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar dismissed Australia for 303 on the third day of the first Test on Friday. Opening batsmen Ahmed Shehzad, 22 not out,...
  • Pakistan institute shows Manmohan Singh as president of Pakistan 6 days ago

    Islamabad: In an embarrassing blunder, a leading Pakistani economic institute invited "President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Manmohan Singh" to preside over its annual convocation next week, a media report said on Friday. Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), located in the capital, is holding its convocation on October 28 and...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, shells forward LoC posts 6 days ago

    Jammu: In fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan troops fired at forward Indian posts along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night, drawing retaliation from Indian soldiers. "There was no casualty reported as last report came in," a Defence spokesman said. The Pakistan soldiers resorted to mortar...
  • Pakistan sends Diwali sweets to President, PM 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Despite the bitterness in Indo-Pak ties, Pakistan has sent 'Diwali sweets' to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The sweets, by Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit and his wife, were also sent to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. According to sources, Basit sent the boxes to...
  • India's warning on pro-Pakistan group's rally on Kashmir in London 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Two days ahead of a planned rally in London by a pro-Pakistan group on Kashmir issue, India on Friday warned that forces inimical to Indo-UK relations may utilise such opportunity in open societies. However, it appreciated Britain's stand that the Kashmir issue was to be resolved only by...
  • 1st Test: Spinners shine as Pakistan take 189-run lead against Australia on Day 3 6 days ago

    Dubai: Pakistan stretched their lead to a commanding 189 runs after inexperienced spinners Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar dismissed Australia for 303 on the third day of the first Test on Friday. Opening batsmen Ahmed Shehzad, 22 not out, and Azhar Ali, 16 not out, guided the home team to 38...
  • PM Nawaz Sharif vows to eradicate polio from Pakistan 6 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday urged people to ensure that their children are given polio drops to make the country free of polio. At a function held at his residence here to mark the World Polio Day, Sharif administered polio vaccination drops to children and expressed commitment on...
  • NIA files chargesheet in ISI spy case 6 days ago

    Chennai: A preliminary charge sheet was filed by the National Investigation Agency in a court in a case of alleged attempts to spy for Pakistan's intelligence agency, ISI, and carry out sabotage activities in South India. The charge sheet was filed against Zahir Hussain, Siva Balan...
  • Government announces 54 new BoPs, Rs 175 crore infrastructure package on China border 6 days ago

    Greater Noida: Unfazed by China's objections to development of border areas, Government on Friday announced setting up of 54 new border outposts and a Rs 175 crore package for beefing up the infrastructure along the border in Arunachal Pradesh. The announcement was made by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh even...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 3 1 week ago

    (Scroll down for ball-by-ball commentary) Day 2 Roundup: David Warner's aggressive half century led Australia to a solid 113 without loss after Sarfraz Ahmed's belligerent century lifted Pakistan to 454 on the second day of the first Test on Thursday. Warner raised his sixth consecutive 50-plus score in Tests and was unbeaten...
  • 1st Test: Australia solid after Pakistan's 454 on day two 1 week ago

    Dubai: David Warner's aggressive half-century spurred Australia to a solid 113 without loss after Sarfraz Ahmed's belligerent century lifted Pakistan to 454 on the second day of the first Test on Thursday. Warner raised his sixth consecutive 50-plus score in Tests and was unbeaten on 75 off 77 balls, with seven...
  • No sweets offered by BSF to Pakistan Rangers on Diwali 1 week ago

    Amritsar: In the wake of repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC, the BSF has not offered sweets to the Pakistan Rangers on the occasion of Diwali festival. "In the light of present scenario with Pakistan, this time India has decided not to offer sweets to Pakistan on the...
  • 6 terrorists killed as Pakistan forces continue operation 1 week ago

    Peshawar: At least six terrorists were killed and seven others injured in fresh clashes between security forces and terrorists in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal Khyber region. The latest clash took place in the Sipah area of Bara Tehsil with Operation Khyber I (Khyber one) underway in the region. The operation...
  • Pakistan delay test on Saeed Ajmal's remodelled action 1 week ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has deferred banned off-spinner Saeed Ajmal's trip to England for an independent test of his remodelled bowling action. Ajmal, Pakistan's frontline spinner, has been banned from bowling for his illegal action and PCB is keen to get him back before next year's 50-over World Cup...