PAKISTAN

  • Pakistan cricketer suffers from ghost attack in New Zealand hotel 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's promising young allrounder Haris Sohail complained of supernatural presence in his hotel room in New Zealand, forcing the management to shift him to another room. According to media reports, Sohail woke up in the night scared, insisting there was a supernatural presence in his room. The youngster insisted on...
  • Shahid Afridi set for English T20 stint 5 days ago

    Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi is to play for Northamptonshire in the first six rounds of English cricket's 2015 T20 Blast competition, the Midlands county announced on Monday. One of the most spectacular hitters of a cricket ball the game has know, the 34-year-old Afridi - nicknamed 'Boom Boom' for his dynamism...
  • Teenage cricketer dies in Pakistan after hit on chest 5 days ago

    Karachi: In another tragic incident on the field, 18-year-old Zeeshan Mohammed died after being struck on the chest by a cricket ball. Doctors at the Orangi Town general hospital said that Mohammed died from a heart seizure after he was struck by the cricket ball during a club match in Orangi...
  • Pakistan media highlights Obama's India visit, nuclear deal 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistani media on Monday gave extensive coverage to US President Barack Obama's visit to India, highlighting the breakthrough in the civil nuclear deal and renewal of a 10-year defence cooperation between the two countries. Obama arrived in New Delhi on Sunday and in a departure from protocol, Prime Minister...
  • India, US ask Pakistan to bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Identifying terrorism as a major challenge, India and the US today stressed the need for joint and concerted efforts to disrupt terror entities including LeT, D Company and the Haqqani Network and asked Pakistan to bring the perpetrators of 26/11 terror attack to justice. After his talks with...
  • Pakistan cricketers refuse to sign three-month extended contract 6 days ago

    Pakistan cricketers, who are currently touring New Zealand, have refused to sign the three-month extended contract that is given to them by the national cricket board (PCB). According to the Express newspaper, the national team players, after a meeting in New Zealand, declined to sign the extended contracts and informed the...
  • Shahid Afridi should continue playing ODIs after WC: Rashid Latif 6 days ago

    Former captain Rashid Latif has sparked off a new controversy in Pakistan cricket by suggesting that flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi must not retire from one-day internationals after the World Cup. "I don't think this is the right time to retire for Shahid. Misbah has already announced he will retire after the...
  • Mohammad Amir return still a long way off: Reports 6 days ago

    Karachi: A senior official in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) reiterated on Sunday that banned paceman Mohammad Amir was still a long way from being considered for national selection. Pakistani media sparked off a hype this week that Amir could be returning to cricket by next month after International Cricket Council...
  • Misbah-ul-Haq needs help from seniors in World Cup: Shoaib Malik 6 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan discard Shoaib Malik says Misbah ul Haq was not an aggressive captain and he would need help from a few senior players if the national team was to do well in the upcoming World Cup. The 32-year old who has not been selected to play an ODI since mid-2013...
  • Cartoon of the day: Barack Obama warns Pakistan against shielding terrorists 6 days ago

    In a stern message to Pakistan, US President Barack Obama has said the safe havens of terrorism within that country "not acceptable" and that those behind the Mumbai attack must face justice. ...
  • Indo-US Dialogue: 'Modi and Obama can take it to newer and greater heights' 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The inaugural session of the Indo-US dialogue jointly organised by the Network18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) to mark the visit of the US President Barack Obama to India expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is capable of taking the relationship to a newer and greater...
  • Not everyone in Pakistan is a terrorist, says Rajnath Singh 1 week ago

    Haridwar: Voices against terrorism do rise from time to time in Pakistan but successive governments in that country have failed to curb the scourge, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday. "I don't think everyone in Pakistan is a terrorist. Voices against terrorism do rise from time to...
  • Saeed Ajmal, Sohag Gazi undergo bowling test in Chennai 1 week ago

    Chennai: Suspended Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal was on Saturday put through an official ICC bowling test at the apex cricket body's accredited laboratory here under the supervision of two technical experts from Dubai. Apart from Ajmal, Bangladeshi right-arm off-break bowler Sohag Gazi, 23, also reported for testing on Saturday as per...
  • Pakistan to confer prestigious award on Peshawar school victims 1 week ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan has decided to confer prestigious bravery medals on the victims of December's Peshawar school massacre, officials said on Saturday. About 150 people, mostly children, were killed in the December 16 attack carried out by the Taliban. The decision to confer 'Tamgha-i-Shujaat' on the 145 students and staff members of the...
  • Can Pakistan break the India jinx at World Cup 2015? 1 week ago

    March 4, 1992, Sydney: India beat Pakistan by 43 runs March 9, 1996, Bangalore: India beat Pakistan by 39 runs June 8, 1999, Manchester: India beat Pakistan by 47 runs March 1, 2003, Centurion: India beat Pakistan by 6 wickets March 30, 2011, Chandigarh: India beat Pakistan by 29 runs It's anybody's guess what...
  • J&K: BSF foils infiltration bid in Samba region 1 week ago

    Sambha: A major infiltration bid by terrorists has been foiled by the Border Security Force (BSF) ahead of President Obama's visit in the Samba region of Jammu and Kashmir. The Home Ministry has said that the infiltration bid happened in the Sabma sector on Thursday night. The BSF has said that a...
  • World Cup 2015: The men who can turn a game on its head 1 week ago

    Form is temporary, class is permanent. The real class of a player shows in situations where he can turn in a mach-winning performance when the team is in trouble. The World Cup has been witness to many such performances and no doubt the 2015 edition will see some more. These are...
  • Arrested Indian accused of passing secrets to Pakistan's ISI 1 week ago

    Bhubaneshwar: The police arrested a 35-year-old man on Friday in Odisha, accusing him of passing military secrets to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency. Police said Ishwar Chandra Behera was passing on information about missile activities conducted at a unit of India's Defence Research & Development Organisation, where he worked as a...
  • India and Pakistan must change their mindset: Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri 1 week ago

    CNN-IBN spoke to Pakistan's former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri at the Jaipur Lit Fest. "India and Pakistan must change their mindset," said Kasuri. ...
  • Banned Mohammad Amir set for first-class return 1 week ago

    Karachi: Disgraced Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir could return to first-class cricket as early as next month after a relaxation of the conditions of his ban for spot-fixing, an official said on Friday (Jan 23). Amir, 22, was banned for five years along with Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif in a spot...
  • Pakistan misread the wicket at Lord's in 1999 World Cup final 1 week ago

    We misread the wicket at Lord's and our ICC Cricket World Cup 1999 final against Australia was over before lunch was served. Despite losing the lopsided finale, I still believe this was the strongest Pakistan side to date to have featured in an ICC Cricket World Cup, at least, in...
  • Mission Delhi: Election campaign to slow down due to Obama Visit 1 week ago

    Due to US President Barack Obama three-day visit to India, the election campaign in Delhi is expected to slow down due to security reasons. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Obama's India visit turns Delhi into a fortress 1 week ago

    Sticking to the past practice, no plane will land or take off at the Indira Gandhi International Airport during the time when Republic Day will be on at Rajpath. American officials may also part of all radar stations and control rooms that have been set up for the visit of...
  • Unacceptable for Pakistan to provide safe havens to terrorists: Barack Obama January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama has said it is unacceptable for Pakistan to provide safe havens to terrorists. Obama told the India Today magazine that those behind the 26/11 attacks must face justice. He also said India must be included as a permanent member in the UN Security Council. The US...
  • 'Total Siyappa' a different film: Neeraj Pandey January 23, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Total Siyappa' couldn't click with the audiences but the film's writer Neeraj Pandey says the team tried a different subject. The 2014 comedy that dares to poke fun at a border issue didn't perform well at the box office. Asked Pandey what went wrong with the E. Niwas directorial, he told...
  • Pakistan bans Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Baby' January 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar starrer 'Baby' which is about an Indian spy on a mission to catch a dreaded terrorist is ban by the Pakistan censor board. "Censor boards in Islamabad and Karachi have decided to ban the film because it portrays a negative image of Muslims and the negative characters in...