Subcontinent

  • Misbah backs England to recover in Sri Lanka April 2, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan captain MisbahulHaq, who engineered a 30 Test whitewash of England earlier this year, has backed the world's topranked side to bounce back in Sri Lanka because of the strength of their bowlers. After losing all three Tests to Pakistan in the UAE, Andrew Strauss and his men were...
  • Clueless England in a spin February 6, 2012

    England have aspired to be the best Test team in the world for some time, but once they reached the top they suffered a severe bout of vertigo. The No. 1 rankedTest team has been humiliated 30 in the UAE by a superb Pakistan bowling attack led, admirably, by Saeed...
  • Pachauri won't quit over glacier meltdown blunder January 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Rajendra Pachauri, president of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), on Saturday said he would not quit over the IPCC blunder of saying that Himalayan glaciers would disappear by 2035. While admitting the mistake once again at a press conference in New Delhi, Pachauri said it did not...
  • Pak journo to advise US panel on subcontinent November 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid has been appointed as a consultant on a panel set up by General David Petraeus, the Chief of US Central Command. The panel will review US strategy in the subcontinent. Rashid is expected to argue on the need for international intervention on Kashmir. He believes that Pakistan's...
  • Global warming: Indian subcontinent at war risk December 11, 2007

    New Delhi: UN environmentalists have warned the Indian subcontinent is at risk of conflict, even war because of global warming. According to the UNEP's report, shrinking Himalayan glaciers, shifting monsoon patterns and rising seas along the coastlines could create millions of refugees. They could threaten the borders between India and...