PAKISTAN

  • ICC World Cup: Zimbabwe skipper Elton Chigumbura injured 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    Brisbane: Zimbabwe skipper Elton Chigumbura was helped off the field on Sunday in the 24th over of their World Cup Pool B encounter against Pakistan with a suspected torn quadricep. He will have a scan on Monday to confirm the extent of the injury, reports espncricinfo. Pakistan batsman and skipper Misbah-ul-Haq had...
  • J&K CM Mufti Sayeed credits Pakistan, Hurriyat, terrorists for peaceful polls; BJP in a tight spot 2 hours 18 minutes ago

    Jammu: It is a statement that is surely going the hackles in the Bharatiya Janata Party, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday called for a dialogue with Pakistan while crediting the neighbouring, Hurriyat Conference and terror groups for providing a conducive environment for the five-phased Assembly...
  • Jaishankar arrives in Bhutan on first leg of 'SAARC yatra' 2 hours 31 minutes ago

    Thimphu: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Sunday called on Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay soon after arriving in Thimpu on the first leg of his 'SAARC yatra'. "Jaishankar SAARC Yatra begins. Foreign Secy Jaishankar in Thimphu," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin tweeted. Bhutan's trip will be followed by Bangladesh on March...
  • 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Lakhvi's luxury jail life: Internet, mobiles, TV and visitors 3 hours 35 minutes ago

    Islamabad: LeT operations commander Zaki-ur- Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind, is living in relative luxury inside jail with access to internet, mobile phones and visitors despite Pakistan's protestations that it is cracking down on terrorists. One of Pakistan's most notorious prisoners, 55-year-old Lakhvi is living in relative luxury...
  • Taj Mahal cinema in Pakistan shuts down after 66 years 7 hours 41 minutes ago

    Islamabad: A 66-year-old cinema in Pakistan has shut down -- mainly due to declining clientele. The Taj Mahal cinema in Abbottabad city, built in 1948, was being dismantled after its owner recently sold the property, the Dawn reported Saturday. Mohammad Saeed Khan, who ran the cinema for the last four decades, said...
  • World Cup: Riaz, Irfan help Pakistan tame Zimbabwe by 20 runs 9 hours 15 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Quick Preview: Talk of 1992, and cornered tigers, is starting to grate with Misbah-ul-Haq and with good reason, given the resources at his disposal. But when it comes to ground realities, Misbah's team find themselves pretty much where Imran Khan's...
  • Moin Khan summoned by Pakistan Cricket Board 22 hours 3 minutes ago

    Karachi: Two days after returning home to an angry reception, the chief selector Moin Khan has been summoned by the Pakistan Cricket Board to explain his conduct, a visit to a Casino in Christchurch a night before the national team's World Cup match against the West Indies. A source in the...
  • India jump to second in the list of most ODI wins 23 hours 23 minutes ago

    The victory over UAE in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2015 on Saturday was India's 440th ODI win, pushing them up to the second spot in the list of teams with most ODI wins. The defending champions routed the UAE by nine wickets, which was India's third straight win as MS...
  • World Cup: Winless Pakistan can ill-afford taking Zimbabwe lightly Yesterday

    Brisbane: Talk of 1992, and cornered tigers, is starting to grate with Misbah-ul-Haq and with good reason, given the resources at his disposal. But when it comes to ground realities, Misbah's team find themselves pretty much where Imran Khan's side were when they took on Australia in Perth all those...
  • World Cup 2015: Misbah-ul-Haq wants Pakistan to avoid the panic button Yesterday

    Misbah-ul-Haq can't see any reason for his Pakistan squad to panic, despite two losses from two starts at the Cricket World Cup. Pakistan plays Zimbabwe on Sunday in a crucial Pool B match for both teams. Pakistan won the World Cup in 1992, the only other time it was co-hosted by Australia...
  • Trip down memory lane for UAE coach Aaqib Javed Yesterday

    There was a dreamy look to Aaqib Javed as he arrived at the WACA ground on Friday (February 27) morning. It was here, 23 years back, that a most unlikely revival began. Down and seemingly out for the count, Pakistan somehow dug deep into their reserves to tigerishly defend 220...
  • World Cup 2015: Moin Khan provided security after fans gather outside his house 2 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's under-fire chief selector, Moin Khan has been provided security by the police after angry cricket fans held demonstrations outside his residence in Defence Housing Authority. SSP South Tariq Dharejo said that police personnel had been deployed at Moin's residence for security reasons. "We have deployed the security after he complained...
  • Pakistan army chief warns India ahead of Jaishankar's visit 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif on Friday warned India of a "befitting response" to alleged provocation along the Line of Control (LoC), just days before the arrival of Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar. "Repeated Indian ceasefire violations on the Working Boundary and the LoC in recent past was...
  • Pakistan will go on providing safe havens to LeT: US official 2 days ago

    Washington: Pakistan will continue to provide safe havens to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), an internationally-banned terrorist group, thus remaining a major irritant in ties with India, a top American spy master said on Thursday. "Pakistan's provision of safe haven to Lashkar-e-Toiba will probably continue to be a key irritant in relations with India,"...
  • Fans smash eggs on their own heads in anger against Moin Khan 2 days ago

    Islamabad: A handful of Pakistan cricket fans smashed eggs on their heads in anger on Thursday after the country's chief selector returned home from the World Cup in disgrace because he visited a casino. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan ordered Moin Khan to come back after the former wicketkeeper was...
  • Shoaib Akhtar wins legal battle against PCB 2 days ago

    Karachi: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar on Thursday reportedly won a long running legal battle against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the recovery of seven million rupees which were deducted from his earnings as penalty imposed on him by an appellate tribunal for indiscipline. In October 2007 when Nasim...
  • It's Pakistan calling for Mahesh Bhatt's 'Daddy' 3 days ago

    Mumbai: 'Daddy', a theatrical production based on Indian filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's eponymous 1989 movie, will premiere in Pakistan. It will be attended by Mahesh and his daughter Pooja, who had made her acting debut with the film. "'Daddy' to be staged as a play in Pakistan. Mahesh & Pooja Bhatt to...
  • Record 288 million viewers tuned in for India-Pak World Cup clash 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The most anticipated clash of the cricket World Cup created Indian television history as 288 million viewers tuned in to watch the defending champions take on Pakistan on February 15 in Adelaide. The game, which the Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side comfortably won, was the most-watched television event in India in...
  • World Cup 2015: Pakistan team hit by fresh scandal 3 days ago

    Pakistan have found themselves embroiled in an all new controversy in the ongoing cricket World Cup as chief selector Moin Khan's casino visit has earned him a flight back home. ...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Pool B turning into 'Group of Death' 3 days ago

    While many would sit back and wait for the knock-out stages to kick off, Ireland have certainly given the apex body more than something to think about. A lot of us sitting in our drawing rooms might have thought it would be a cake walk for the top Test nations...
  • National Geographic 'Afghan girl' living in Pakistan on fake papers 3 days ago

    Islamabad: The famous green-eyed 'Afghan girl' immortalised by the National Geographic magazine on its 1985 cover has been living in Pakistan on fake documents, prompting authorities to launch a probe. Four officials were suspended today for allegedly issuing fake Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) to Sharbat Gula and her two...
  • World Cup 2015: Moin Khan apologises to Pakistan fans for casino visit 3 days ago

    Brisbane: Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan on Wednesday apologised for going to a New Zealand casino on the eve of a crucial World Cup match, an "inappropriate" visit which has seen him sent home from the tournament. Moin said he was sorry that his actions had offended millions of cricket...
  • Pakistan ISI chief in US to discuss security and intelligence issues 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful ISI chief Lt General Rizwan Akhtar has left for the US on his maiden visit to hold talks with top American officials on regional security, counterterrorism and intelligence issues. The spy chief's official visit to the US is taking place in the backdrop of reports that Afghan Taliban...
  • BSF 'mahila' troops sets off for unique camel safari along India-Pakistan border 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A contingent of over two dozen women, including border guarding 'mahila' troops of Border Security Force, have embarked on a maiden 2,300-km camel safari along India's international border with Pakistan. The all-women team will traverse different terrains in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab on camel backs and the journey is...
  • World Cup: Moin's return, Younis' retirement gaffe add to Pakistan turmoil 4 days ago

    Pakistan's World Cup campaign hit another jarring note on Tuesday as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) asked Moin Khan, the chief selector, who was touring with the team, to return home to give an account of himself, following an alleged visit to a casino in Christchurch two days prior to...
  • Pakistan orders mobile users in country to give fingerprints or lose connection 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In order to fast process biometric data collection to curb terrorism, the Pakistan government is pushing its citizens to either provide their fingerprints in time or face cancellation of their cellular services. However, as the task of fingerprint scanning of the country's million-odd population includes tedious amount of...
  • ICC World Cup: Younis Khan not retiring, says tweet was fake 4 days ago

    Out of form senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan denied on Wednesday tweeting a plan to retire from one-day internationals after the ongoing World Cup, saying he was working hard to come good for his team. A tweet from a supposedly official Younis account on Tuesday said he was going to retire...
  • Coast Guard DIG Loshali who claimed to have ordered Pak boat be blown off, shunted out 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: The Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali, who had contradicted the government's version on the explosion on board a Pakistani vessel, has been removed as the Chief of Staff at Northwest region and attached to their zonal headquarters. This has been done as a Board of Inquiry (BoI) is on...
  • Kashmiris join insurgency against India at highest rate in two decades 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir is increasingly dependent on homegrown, educated fighters with the highest number of local youth joining in two decades, according to Indian army data seen on Tuesday. The trend represents a new threat in the region where Muslim separatists have been fighting Indian forces since 1989. At...