Zafar Iqbal

  • Three minors raped in Pakistan's Punjab province 17-09-2013 04:54 PM

    Lahore: Days after a five-year-old girl was brutally raped here, three more cases of rape of minor girls have been reported from different parts of Pakistan's Punjab province Tuesday. An eleven-year-old girl was on Tuesday gangraped in Narowal district, some 80 kilometres from here. Two arrests have been made in...
  • Hockey team need to address shortcomings before World Cup: Olympians 31-08-2013 04:44 PM

    New Delhi: The hockey fraternity on Saturday hailed Indian team's qualification for the next year's World Cup but cautioned that the side still need improvement in all areas to be a strong contender at The Hague, Netherlands. Olympians Zafar Iqbal, Ajit Pal Singh and Vasudevan Baskaran were all effusive in...
  • Seeking IOC views to resurrect Indian sports: Zafar Iqbal 10-12-2012 11:20 AM

    Aligarh: Former India hockey captain Zafar Iqbal said the country's prominent athletes would write to the International Olympic Committee seeking its help for drawing up a blueprint for resurrecting sports here. Iqbal, who was here as the Chief Guest at the prize giving ceremony of the North Zone Inter University...
  • Men's hockey team selectors talk of transparency 02-05-2008 12:57 AM

    Bangalore: It was a poignant moment for India's cricketing icon Rahul Dravid to watch his seven-year-old elder son Samit wield the bat at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium here on the day he bid adieu to the game, which earned him sobriquet of being the 'Wall'. As Dravid settled down for...
  • Hockey secy quits, will his boss follow him? 23-04-2008 12:09 AM

    Dubai: Four England cricketers, including Kevin Pietersen and Monty Panesar, escaped unhurt when the taxi they were travelling in was involved in a minor incident in Dubai. Stuart Broad, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen and Monty Panesar were travelling at around 100kph when the taxi's bonnet suddenly flew up and into...
  • Minister, hockey hero ask IHF chief Gill to quit 22-04-2008 05:35 PM

    Former pacer Damien Fleming is all praise for the current crop of young Australian quicks. He also speaks about the Indian fast bowlers, who, according to him, have the potential to be up there. ...