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Hopeful of making international comeback: Afridi

                  Former national cricket team captain Shahid Afridi said on Wednesday that he was hopeful of rejoining the team after taking back his retirement. Speaking to the media outside the Pakistan Cricket Board … Continue reading

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Spot-fixing trial: Judge refuses to accept Amir’s apology

The judge in the spot-fixing trial involving suspended trio Mohammad Asif, Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir said on Wednesday that he did not accept Amir’s apology. In a startling revelation, over a year after the spot-fixing scandal broke, Amir earlier confessed to … Continue reading

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Butt, Asif found guilty of spot fixing

Former captain Butt, 27, and opening bowlers Asif, 28, and 19-year-old Mohammad Aamir, who had already admitted his part in the scam, plotted to bowl deliberate no-balls at pre-arranged times during the Lord`s test in August last year. Aamir had … Continue reading

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PAKISTAN MFN status to India delayed

Pakistan’s top diplomatic authorities have decided to temporarily shelve the proposal to grant India the most favoured nation (MFN) trade status. The decision came after a hostile reaction from political parties to the proposal. “We should not expect an immediate … Continue reading

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Rally wars: PPP announce rally against PML-N

 Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wasan said that the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) would take out a rally in Karachi on November 13 against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) diatribe targeting President Asif Ali Zardari. Addressing a press conference at his … Continue reading

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Behind pro-Zardari MQM rally lies a deal with PPP

                  It was after settling its core issues with the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) behind the scenes that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) arranged a rally in support of President Asif Ali … Continue reading

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Former SSG commando behind Parliament attack arrested

The arrested suspect, Saadullah is a former Special Services Group (SSG) commando, which is the elite wing of the armed forces of Pakistan. The plot to attack the Parliament was foiled by the law enforcement agencies on October 8 this year. … Continue reading

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