POSTPONED

  • Unfazed by Uttarakhand floods, district admin decides not to postpone Nanda Jaat Yatra July 26, 2013

    The famed Nanda Devi Jaat Yatra, held after every 12 years in Uttarakhand, will not be postponed in wake of the recent tragedy but district authorities have suggested keeping it at a local level this time saying they are not in a position to handle big crowds. The Nanda Raj Jaat,...
  • IBL players' auction delayed on request of teams July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The players' auction of the highly anticipated Indian Badminton League (IBL) was supposed to take place on July 19, but it has been postponed to July 22 on the request of the six franchises. As per media reports, the franchises needed time to prepare for the auction by...
  • Cabinet reshuffle to take place after October 14 September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Cabinet reshuffle, that was expected to take place this week, has been postponed, say sources. The reshuffle will now take place after October 14, they add. The reshuffle was necessitated after key ally, the Trinamool Congress (TMC), withdrew its support to the ruling coalition government, the United Progressive...
  • PCB still hopeful over Bangladesh home series April 25, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has not given up hopes of hosting a home series against Bangladesh. The PCB asked the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday to keep it updated on the appeal filed in court against the petition that sought the cancellation of Bangladesh's cricket tour of Pakistan....
  • Pakistan should not doubt our sincerity: BCB April 23, 2012

    Karachi: Having drawn flak in Pakistan for postponing their muchanticipated tour, BCB president Mustafa Kamal has responded by saying that his sincerity in reviving international cricket in Pakistan should not be doubted. He also dismissed suggestions that he had committed to the Bangladesh team's tour to Pakistan this month in...
  • PakistanBangladesh sporting ties hit by pullout April 23, 2012

    Karachi: Sporting relations between Pakistan and Bangladesh have taken a hit after the latter postponed a muchanticipated cricket tour and a football club from there pulled out of the Asian Confederation Cup being held in Lahore. Pakistan Cricket Board officials were not very pleased over a story in a leading cricket...
  • 'Bangladesh visit would not have helped anyway' April 21, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board might be disappointed by the postponement of the oneday series against Bangladesh but many experts feel even that visit would have not helped to revive international cricket in the country. "I am not surprised by the Bangladesh pullout. Neither am I disappointed because I always...
  • PCB to discuss fallout after B'desh cancel tour April 21, 2012

    Lahore: Disappointed with the postponement of the muchanticipated tour by Bangladesh, the Pakistan Cricket Board will meet on Sunday to discuss its fallout. The meeting has been called as the PCB is also not happy with the role of a section of the media in highlighting the security issues in...
  • Bangladesh postpone their tour of Pakistan April 20, 2012

    Dhaka: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) postponed their twomatch tour of Pakistan next week after a Bangladesh High Court ordered it be delayed for a month because of security concerns. The BCB conveyed the decision to its Pakistan counterpart after the court order on Thursday, dealing a fresh blow to...
  • Italian matches postponed after player death April 16, 2012

    Milan: The Italian football federation called off all league games this weekend after the death of Livorno midfielder Piermario Morosini. The league announced the decision on its website on Saturday, shortly before AC Milan was due to kick off against Genoa at 6pm local time. The 25yearold Morosini died about an...
  • NCTC meeting postponed till March 12 March 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A meeting of the DGPs and chief secretaries of the states opposed to the antiterror agency, the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), was on Saturday postponed to March 12. The DGPs were unavailable due to the extended holiday owing to the festival of Holi and government formation in...
  • Endeavour launch postponed again due to bad weather July 13, 2009

    Washington: The US space agency NASA has postponed the launch of its space shuttle Endeavour until Monday due to thunderstorms near the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. The launch was originally scheduled for Sunday, reports IANS. "Looks like the team is ready but the weather is not. At this time we...
  • Pak election to be delayed by one month: Official January 2, 2008

    Islamabad: Elections in Pakistan will be delayed by one month following the turmoil sparked by the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, despite opposition threats of street protests unless the crucial vote is held January 8 as originally planned, a top official said on Tuesday. A senior Election Commission official told a news...
  • Bhutto's assassination leads to protests in Srinagar December 28, 2007

    Srinagar: The hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference has called for a shutdown to protest the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto on Friday. However, the assassination and the following shutdown have evoked a mixed response. Almost all the mainstream and separatist groups in Kashmir have condemned the killing...
  • Indian Open in Hyderabad delayed after blasts August 28, 2007

    New Delhi: An International badminton event scheduled in Hyderabad has been postponed due to security concerns after serial bomb blasts killed 40 people in the city at the weekend, national coach Pullela Gopichand said on Tuesday. "It has been postponed and has been tentatively fixed for the second week of...
  • All's not well with IndoUS Ndeal May 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Nicholas Burns, US' key negotiator on the nuclear deal, was expected in India next week. But the US UnderSecretary of State has reportedly postponed his proposed visit, a sign perhaps that the nuclear deal is not quite on track as Indian and US officials may have hoped. The...
  • IndoPak hockey Tests put on hold January 24, 2007

    Karachi: A proposed bilateral hockey Test series between India and Pakistan has been postponed indefinitely owing to sponsorship problems. Pakistan Hockey Federation Secretary AkhtarulIslam said new dates for the series would be announced soon. "We had planned eight Tests, four each in India and Pakistan, sometime in March and April. But the...
  • Bangladesh elections deferred January 12, 2007

    Dhaka: Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed has agreed to opposition demands to postpone general elections scheduled for January 22 to ensure "free and fair polls" at a later date. Hours after declaring a state of emergency in Bangladesh on Thursday evening, Ahmed announced that he was quitting as head of the interim...
  • World Cup puts off IndoPak hockey tie January 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Keeping one eye on the schedules of the Cricket World Cup in the West Indies starting in March, the IndiaPakistan hockey Test series has been forced to be postponed. The decision was taken in consultation with the Pakistan Hockey Federation, Indian Hockey Federation secretary K Jyothikumaran said. "PHF Secretary Akhtarul...
  • Rains delay Mumbai Open final October 1, 2006

    Mumbai: The men's singles and doubles finals in the $380,000 Kingfisher Airlines Open on Sunday were rescheduled due to wet court conditions following continuous rains. The two finals would be held on Monday from 1600hrs IST, tournament director Gaurav Natekar announced after the decision to cancel the day's play was taken...
  • Inzy's hearing to be in September August 25, 2006

    London: Pakistan captain InzamamulHaq's disciplinary hearing will be held in the second half of September, the International Cricket Council announced on Friday. The ICC also told at the news conference that the OneDay series between Pakistan and England will go ahead as per schedule. ...
  • Hearing delay means ODI's may go on August 23, 2006

    Lahore: A hearing on Friday into Pakistan skipper InzamamulHaq's actions during the Oval Test balltampering controversy has been postponed, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday. The postponement came after adjudicator Ranjan Madugalle said he was unable to attend because of a family illness. Pakistan skipper Inzamam is charged...