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PCB revokes NOCs issued to players for T10 league
Lahore, Oct 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board has revoked no objection certificates (NOCs) given to its players to feature in the Abu Dhabi T10 league. The league is due to start from November 15 and is set to clash with a a fitness and medical assessment camp at the National Cricket Academy in Pakistan alongwith several rounds of the domestic Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.
2019-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
After reptiles, Pak singer threatens Modi with suicide attack
Lahore, Oct 23 (IANS) After threatening to unleash reptiles on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir, Pakistani pop singer Rabi Pirzada is now warning him with a suicide attack.
2019-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Nawaz Sharif serious, son alleges poisoning in jail
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's condition continues to be serious and his son has alleged that his father is being poisoned in jail, Dawn newspaper reported.
2019-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,International
US voices deep concern over rights abuses faced by Pak minorities
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US on Tuesday voiced "deep concern" about reports of human rights abuses and discrimination faced by Pakistanis because of their faith, which in many cases are perpetrated by non-state actors.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Relations with India not of dictation but partnership: US
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) The United States does not dictate to India but partners with it, Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells declared on Tuesday at a Congressional hearing on human rights in South Asia at which Representatives leveled caustic criticism of India's action in Kashmir after rescinding its special constitutional status.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Dialogue between India, Pakistan can reduce tensions: US
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Stressing that Pakistani authorities remain accountable for the action of terrorist groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Muhammed which seek to foment violence across the Line of Control, the US on Tuesday said it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan as outlined in the Simla Agreement.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Post 370: Govt identifies over 500 URLs generated by ISI's Cyber Jehadis
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) As "cyber jehadis" of Pakistan's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), exploit various social media platforms (SMPs) to foment trouble in Jammu & Kashmir and other parts of India, the government has identified over 500 URL (Uniform Resource Locator), and accounts on SMPs to be blocked. The ISI has also hired social media influencers in Middle East and Europe to generate trending hashtags on Twitter with an intent to malign India's image.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Plea filed in Lahore HC against Misbah's appointment as head coach
Lahore, Oct 22 (IANS) A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court praying to immediately stop former captain Misbah-ul-Haq from working on different posts including that of Pakistan head coach.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Injured Hasan Ali to miss Australia T20Is
Lahore, Oct 21 (IANS) Right-arm Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali has been ruled out of the upcoming T20I series against Australia due to a back problem.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
'Manmohan to attend Kartarpur opening as common pilgrim'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not attend the Kartarpur corridor inauguration on the invite of Pakistan next month, "but participate in the event as a common pilgrim", sources said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Four terror camps hit in PoK, number of terrorists killed: Army Chief
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were hit and a number of terrorists killed in retaliatory artillery firing by India following the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Army chief, General Bipin Rawat said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Pak will achieve all FATF targets in time: Qureshi
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Pakistan incumbent government would achieve all targets of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and get the country out of the anti-money laundering bodys grey list, said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
President meets Filipino liver transplant patients' kin
Manila, Oct 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday interacted with the Filipino families of infants, who underwent liver transplant in India.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Philippines,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Pakistan hopes to come out of FATF's grey list by Feb 2020
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan has expressed hope that it has set target till February 2020 to complete all items on its Financial Action Task Force (FATF) action plan. Pakistan's Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Azhar said that Pakistan will come out of 'grey' to 'white' List by the given deadline.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
PCB commits blunder after sacking Sarfaraz
Lahore, Oct 18 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed has been sacked as Pakistan captain in Test and T20I cricket. While Azhar Ali has been appointed as Test captain, Babar Azam will lead Pakistan in T20Is until next year's World T20.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Imran launches programme for youth's progress
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched the 'Kamyab Jawan Programme under which young men and women would be provided with loans to set up their businesses and also given a set of educational and skill-development opportunities.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Good friends buy Pakistan four months to 'eliminate' terror financing - But can it?
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With all-weather friend China heading the FATF, and backed by two other "brotherly countries" of Malaysia and Turkey, Pakistan has bought itself four months time from the global watchdog on terror financing to eliminate the twin evils of terror financing and money laundering - a tall task by all counts.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Back channel exercise for Modi-Imran meet in Saudi Arabia?
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Intense back channel exercise by Indian side is underway to arrange a meeting of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Pakistani coounterpart Imran Khan, a Pakistan media report claimed on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Kate dons traditional kurta on 1st day of Pak trip
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, donned a traditional kurta on Tuesday as she and Prince William met children at an Islamabad school during the first day of their Pakistan visit.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Hike tariffs on Pak products: Afghan businessmen
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) A number of Afghan businessmen have called on the government to increase tariffs on Pakistan's seasonal exports, a media report said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
FATF to discuss Pak's measures on Monday
Islamabad/Paris, Oct 14 (IANS) The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will on Monday discuss steps taken by Pakistan to stop money laundering and terrorist financing in its plenary meeting slated to begin in the French capital of Paris.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Prince William, Kate to arrive in Pakistan on Monday
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) The UK's Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton will arrive in Islamabad on Monday on a "historic" five-day visit to Pakistan.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Lion unleashed on man for demanding wages in Lahore
Lahore, Oct 13 (IANS) A caretaker of religious place here unleashed his pet lion on an electrician for demanding wages, recently.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Pakistan,International
PCB Chairman wants Sarfaraz to leave Test captaincy: Report
Lahore, Oct 12 (IANS) Following Pakistan's dismal performance in the recently concluded T20I series against Sri Lanka, a meeting between Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman and captain Sarfaraz Ahmed will be held next week.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Afghanistan shuts down Consulate in Peshawar
Peshawar/Kabul, Oct 12 (IANS) The Afghan Consulate in Peshawar has been shut down after repeated attacks on a market in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa capital city and also taking down of the Afghan national flag, it was reported on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Pak players preparing for Oly, WWE, not cricket, slams Sohail
Lahore, Oct 12 (IANS) Criticising the current team management following the dismal performance of Sarfaraz Ahmed's men in the T20I series against Sri Lanka, former Pakistan skipper Aamir Sohail has taken a dig at new the fitness regime of the players that lacks focus on improving their skill.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Nepal looks to boost pork products to China
Kathmandu, Oct 11 (IANS) Nepal is looking forward to a boost in export of piggery products to China, during the two-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Kathmandu from Saturday.
2019-10-11
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sonowal reviews India-Bangladesh meet preparations
Guwahati, Oct 10 (IANS) Close on the heels of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit and signing of bilateral agreements, Assam Chief Minister Sonowal here on Thursday asked the Act East Affairs department of the state government to work hard for the success of the two-day India-Bangladesh stakeholders' meet, starting here on October 22.
2019-10-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Gwadar port officially opens for commercial shipping
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Gwadar Port, a key part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, has officially opened for commercial shipping and is expecting its first vessel this month.
2019-10-10
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Accompany Chinese PM during introductions, Bajwa tells Imran
Beijing/Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa's visibly growing influence in his country's political affairs and his control over Prime Minister Imran Khan has not gone unnoticed, even during their visit to China.
2019-10-09
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Second string Sri Lanka complete 3-0 whitewash of Pakistan
Lahore, Oct 9 (IANS) Playing sans many of their big stars, Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 13 runs in the third and final T20 international here on Wednesday to complete a 3-0 whitewash of the top-ranked T20 side in the world.
2019-10-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Misbah overburdened: Ramiz Raja
Lahore, Oct 9 (IANS) Following Pakistan's dismal performance in the highly anticipated ongoing T20I series against Sri Lanka, former skipper Ramiz Raja has insisted that Misbah-ul-Haq, who is serving as the chief selector and head coach of the green shirts, has been "overburdened" by the country's cricket board.
2019-10-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Dengue outbreak feared as over 1,100 test positive in Karachi
Karachi, Oct 9 (IANS) Public and private sector hospitals in Karachi have been receiving a growing number of high-grade fever cases on a daily basis and many of them are being tested positive for dengue.
2019-10-09
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Chinese firm gets 23-year tax exemption in Pak
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to give tax exemption of 23 years to a Chinese firm working at Gwadar Port.
2019-10-09
Category: International, Pakistan,International
China, Pakistan vow to strengthen cooperation
Beijing, Oct 8 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Tuesday, with both sides pledging to enhance cooperation between the two countries.
2019-10-08
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Pakistan's Christians oppose new marriage law
Lahore, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan's Christian community has expressed its oppostion the new marriage law promulgated for the community, with its representatives contending that some of its provisions are not compatible with their religious teachings and the Bible.
2019-10-08
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Some UN personnel able to operate in Kashmir: Spokesperson
United Nations, Oct 8 (IANS) Some UN agency personnel are able to operate in Kashmir, where Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned about the situation, his Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said on Tuesday.
2019-10-08
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
China moderates Kashmir stand ahead of Xi's India visit
Beijing, Oct 8 (IANS) Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India for an informal summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Beijing on Tuesday moderated its stand on Kashmir, saying the issue should be resolved between India and Pakistan through dialogue and consultation.
2019-10-08
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Pakistan umpire dies of heart attack during match
Karachi, Oct 8 (IANS) A local umpire in Pakistan died while supervising a club-level tournament match on Monday in Karachi
2019-10-08
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Umar Akmal equals unwanted record of most ducks in T20Is
Lahore, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan's Umar Akmal has joined former Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan in an unwarranted list of scoring the maximum number of ducks in T20 Internationals.
2019-10-08
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Imran is 6th most popular world leader on Twitter
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has become the sixth most popular world leader on Twitter, boasting 10.5 million followers on the micro-blogging platform, four spots behind his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi
2019-10-08
Category: International, Pakistan,International
4.5mn new women voters registered in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The Election Commis­sion of Pakistan (ECP) has claimed to have registered 4.5 million new female voters mostly from areas where societal values have been barring women from coming to the fore.
2019-10-08
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Sri Lanka stun Pakistan by 35 runs to seal series victory
Lahore, Oct 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka stunned Pakistan by 35 runs in the second T20 international here on Monday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
'Pak's terror crackdown a sham, terror groups de-listed, accounts unfrozen'
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) While overtly appearing to adhere to the FATF directives to crack down on UN proscribed terror groups, Pakistan has been quietly un-freezing their accounts and not providing any information about what it is doing to ensure that the money does not go back into terrorist funding, the Asia Pacific Group has said in a damning report that blows the cover of Pakistan's claim of being serious about tackling terror.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pakistan blocks JKLF march to LoC with containers, mud
Chinari (PoK), Oct 6 (IANS) Security personnel deployed in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Sunday stopped Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) activists from marching towards the Line of Control (LoC) in a bid to cross over to "unite Kashmir".
2019-10-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sonia accepts Hasina's invitation to visit Bangladesh
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday accepted visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's invitation to visit her country for commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh's liberation, a Congress statement said.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sri Lanka stun Pakistan in 1st T20I, win by 64 runs
Lahore, Oct 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 64 runs to take 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series at the Gaddafi Stadium here on Saturday.
2019-10-05
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Pak's Hasnain becomes youngest to take T20I hat-trick
Lahore, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan pacer Mohammad Hasnain on Saturday became the youngest player to claim a hat-trick in T20 internationals in the second T20 against Sri Lanka at the Gaddafi Stadium here on Saturday.
2019-10-05
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Once close to Imran Khan, now creating problems for him
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The meeting of Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa with businessmen and the announcement of the 'Azadi' march by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Chief Fazlur Rahman clearly indicate that the Pakistani Army and the extremist groups, which helped Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to oust the main opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), are now creating problems for the cricketer-turned-politician.
2019-10-05
Category: International, Pakistan,International
India, B'desh hail bilateral ties, sign 7 pacts
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) In a joint statement issued on Saturday, India and Bangladesh hailed the bilateral ties between the two countries, as they signed seven agreements including the setting up of a joint coastal surveillance system.
2019-10-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics