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Hopefully new govt at Centre will do justice with J&K: Dr Farooq

Hopefully new govt at Centre will do justice with J&K: Dr Farooq

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, who is all set to win from the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency, Thursday expressed hope that the new government at the Centre would do justice with the state and engage in a dialogue with Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue. Speaking to reporters at the NC headquarters, Farooq Abdullah thanked […]

Pakistan cricketer Asif Ali’s daughter dies after battling with cancer

Pakistan cricketer Asif Ali’s daughter dies after battling with cancer

Islamabad: Pakistan batsman Asif Ali is expected to leave the tour of England following the death of his daughter, who had been having treatment for cancer in the United States. A statement issued by Islamabad United, the team Asif plays for in the Pakistan Super League, late Sunday said: “ISLU family pays its deepest condolences […]

Asif Ali, Mohammad Amir to be included in Pakistan’s World Cup squad

Asif Ali, Mohammad Amir to be included in Pakistan’s World Cup squad

BRISTOL: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur, skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed and chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq have decided to include batsman Asif Ali and fast bowler Mohammad Amir in the squad for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup, sources close to the matter informed Geo News. It has been decided that to make way for these two, struggling all-rounder […]

Shadab Khan declared fit for World Cup

Shadab Khan declared fit for World Cup

Pakistan’s young leg-spin all-rounder Shadab Khan has been declared fit to play in the ICC World Cup, the Pakistan Cricket Board has announced. “The latest blood tests carried out show zero viral load in his blood, the PCB said in a press release late Tuesday night. Shadab was named in Pakistan’s 15-member World Cup squad […]

Imran Tahir becomes highest wicket-taker in IPL 2019

Imran Tahir becomes highest wicket-taker in IPL 2019

Imran Tahir became the highest wicket-taker in this season’s Indian Premier League during the final between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, here on Sunday. South African leg-spinner Tahir surpassed compatriot Kagiso Rabada with 26 wickets to his name. The 40-year-old removed Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan to dent Mumbai’s charge after the CSK was […]

Mumbai Indians Beat Chennai Super Kings By 1 Run, Win Their 4th IPL Title

Mumbai Indians Beat Chennai Super Kings By 1 Run, Win Their 4th IPL Title

Hyderabad: Mumbai Indians today claimed their 4th title after defeating Chennai Super Kings by 1 run in 12th edition of the Indian Premier League. Earlier in the match, Chennai Super Kings’ leg-spinner Imran Tahir pipped compatriot Kagiso Rabada to emerge as the highest wicket-taker winning the coveted ‘Purple Cap’ in the Indian Premier League. Tahir […]

Shoaib Akhtar backs Afridi’s claims: ‘I witnessed some of it with my own eyes’

Shoaib Akhtar backs Afridi’s claims: ‘I witnessed some of it with my own eyes’

Karachi: Pakistan legend Shoaib Akhtar has backed the claims made by his ex-teammate Shahid Afridi in his latest autobiography titled ‘Game Changer’. Afridi, in his autobiography, has claimed that he received harsh treatment from his seniors during his playing days. Citing one example, he said former Pakistan coach Javed Miandad did not let him participate […]

No outdoor sport for my daughters, feminists can say whatever they want to: Afridi

No outdoor sport for my daughters, feminists can say whatever they want to: Afridi

Karachi: Pakistan legend Shahid Afridi’s autobiography has been in limelight ever since it is launch. The maverick all rounder has been under fire for what he has written about former legends of the game including Javed Miandad. Now it has come to fore that Afridi in his books says his four daughters will not be […]

Gambhir has no personality, thinks he’s cross between Bradman and Bond: Afridi

Gambhir has no personality, thinks he’s cross between Bradman and Bond: Afridi

  Shahid Afridi slammed former India opener Gautam Gambhir by terming him as someone who has no personality and who has a lot of attitude problem in his recently released autobiography ‘Game Changer’. Afridi’s autobiography has been in the news as the former Pakistan captain revealed his actual age in it. Referring to his rivalry […]

Shahid Afridi picks his all time World Cup XI, and it is full of surprises

Shahid Afridi picks his all time World Cup XI, and it is full of surprises

Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi has picked his all-time World Cup team and it is filled with many surprises. The team features four Pakistani players including world cup winning Wasim Akram and Inzimam-ul-Haq. The notable omissions are legendary Pakistan captain Imran Khan and Indian greats Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni The lone Indian in the […]

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Conflict kills a friend, friendship survives

Saqib Mugloo It’s been six months since Talib Laway’s death, but his 18-year-old best friend Shahid Iqbal is still meeting him. Amid the cloud of sadness, and longing for Mr. Iqbal, as he says, after 40 days of Mr. Laway’s burial, “One day he walked into my house and I hugged him tightly,” said Mr. […]