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Waqar Younis concerned about Abbott's future in wake of Hughes tragedy
Islamabad, Nov 28 : Former Pakistani cricketer Waqar Younis has expressed his concern over Australian bowler Sean Abbott's mental well being and his future in the game of cricket after he delivered a deadly bouncer that led to the death of Phillip Hughes.
World Snooker: Super Sajjad, Bingtao in title round
By Anand Philar, Bengaluru, Nov 28 : Pakistan's Muhammad Sajjad, until now unsung and unheralded, dished out a master class to outplay a precocious Zhao Xintong of China 7-3, aided by two superb century breaks, en route to the men's final in the Seaways-IBSF World Snooker Championship here Friday.
Pakistan must move beyond shaking hands to improve ties: Rajnath Singh
Srinagar, Nov 28 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Friday that India wants to have good neighbourly relations with Pakistan, but cautioned that mere shaking of hands would not restore such relations between the two c ountries.
EU calls on Pak government to overhaul blasphemy laws
Karachi, Nov 28 : The European Parliament has urged Pakistan to overhaul its blasphemy laws with a perspective to repeal them since they are increasingly being used to target Christians and other minorities in the country.
Pakistan to send home 40 Indian prisoners
Islamabad/New Delhi, Nov 28 : Pakistan has said it will repatriate 40 Indian prisoners, including 35 fishermen, Saturday through the Wagah land border.
Letters exchanged between India, Pakistan students
Kolkata, Nov 28 : A batch of 560 letters from students in Pakistan arrived here as part of an oral history project to strengthen ties between India and its neighbour through letter and postcard exchanges, a statement said Friday.
Attacks on Hindu temples in Pakistan a worrying trend
Islamabad, Nov 28 : In the latest incident of its kind, a Hindu temple was attacked by fanatics in Pakistan, the temple was torched, the stone idol of Lord Hanuman blackened with soot, and some religious books burnt.
Pakistan terror group claims attack on polio workers
Islamabad, Nov 28 : Pakistan terror group Jundullah Friday claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack on polio workers which claimed the lives of four people, including three women health workers, in Quetta, Dawn online reported.
Pakistan committed to settle issues with Imran party
Islamabad, Nov 28 : Pakistan's Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal said that the government is committed to settle all issues with the protesting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to improve the country's economy.
Sharif says Pakistan wants meaningful dialogue with India on all ...
Karachi, Nov 28 : Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the country wants a significant dialogue with India on all issues.
Over 900 new HIV cases in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 28 : At least 994 new HIV/AIDS cases have been detected across Sindh province in Pakistan this year, according to a media report.
Pakistan releases 36 Indian prisoners
Islamabad, Nov 28 : Pakistani authorities Friday released 36 Indian prisoners from the Karachi district prison Malir.
Pakistan wants meaningful dialogue with India: Nawaz Sharif
Islamabad, Nov 28 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday said that his country wants a meaningful dialogue with India on all issues, media reported.
Pak journalists term PM Modi as strong, mature politician
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 : Pakistani journalists who were able to interact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit held here on Thursday expressed their admiration of the Indian leader, adding that he was a strong and ...
India lays emphasis on meaningful dialogue with Pak
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 : The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday said that India is for peaceful and co-operative relations with Pakistan but the emphasis should be on meaningful dialogue.
Would be able to give details of agreements signed by day end: ...
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 : Pakistan Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Tasnim Aslam on Thursday said that they would be able to say conclusively what agreements have been signed, by end of the day.
Modi and Sharif shake hands, hold 'unofficial' talk
Dhulikhel (Nepal), Nov.27 : Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan shook hands and held "unofficial" talks during the retreat organised by the Government of Nepal at Dhulikhel on Thursday.
Shehzad recalls 'lucky escape' from bouncer post hearing about ...
Karachi, Nov 27 : Pakistan Test team opener Ahmed Shehzad has admitted that he had a lucky escape when a short-pitched ball cracked his cheekbone earlier this month and said that he froze when he heard the news of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes' passing on Thursday.
Pakistan: Imran Khan's November 30, 2014 challenge
By Salim Haq, New Delhi, Nov.27 : Imran Khan has now been at 'it' since August 14, 2014. 'It', of course refers to his 'sit-in' in 'D' Chowk, Islamabad that brought the capital to a grinding halt for days and prevented the Chinese President from visiting.
Modi, Sharif handshake 'significant', says Nepal PM
Kathmandu, Nov 27 : Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said the handshake between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was "significant".
Modi, Sharif bonhomie gives fresh boost to Saarc
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Nov 27 : In a final ice-breaking moment that gave a huge boost to Saarc and floundering regional cooperation, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, laughed and even patted him on the arm at the closing ceremony of the ...
How Koirala broke the impasse between India, Pakistan
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Nov 27 : Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala played a crucial role in ending the impasse between India and Pakistan during the retreat at Dhulikhel near here Thursday on the sidelines of the 18th Saarc Summit.
Modi, Sharif bonhomie gives fresh boost to Saarc
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Nov 27 : In a final ice-breaking moment, that gave a huge boost to Saarc and floundering regional cooperation, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, laughed and even patted him on the arm at the closing ceremony of the ...
Modi, Sharif shake hands, chat at Saarc closing event
Kathmandu, Nov 27 : In an ice-breaking moment, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, laughed and even slapped him laughingly on the arm while sharing a light moment at the concluding ceremony of the 18th Saarc Summit here Thursday.
Ajmal's off-spinners, fastballs 'declared legit' but 'doosra' remains ...
Karachi, Nov 27 : Pakistan's National Cricket Academy head coach Mohammad Akram has said that Loughborough University has endorsed banned ace spinner Saeed Ajmal on his off-spinners and faster balls but his 'doosra' delivery remains an issue.
Pakistani actress Veena Malik 'shocked' over conviction for blasphemy
Dubai, Nov 27 : Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who has been sentenced to 26 years of jail by anti-terrorism court for blasphemy, is shocked by the decision.
WHO suspends operations in Pakistan's Balochistan
Islamabad, Nov 27 : The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday suspended its operations in Pakistan's Balochistan after unidentified gunmen killed four polio vaccination workers in Quetta city Wednesday.
Kathmandu Declaration ready, next summit in Pakistan
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Nov 27 : Issuing a 36-point declaration, the 18th Saarc Summit will be concluded in Kathmandu Thursday. A closed door session is going on to give the final touch to the summit declaration, which is also called Kathmandu Declaration.
Modi, Sharif hold informal talks at Saarc retreat
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Nov 27 : In a significant development, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif held informal talks during the 18th Saarc Summit retreat Thursday afternoon.
Modi, Sharif shake hands, chat at reception
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Nov 27 : After a day when they apparently ignored each other in front of cameras, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif shook hands and met briefly during the retreat at the Saarc Summit Thursday.