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Bangladesh post historic Test victory against England

Bangladesh post historic Test victory against England

Bangladesh Sunday recorded their first Test victory over England, taking all ten wickets in a single session thanks to teenage off-spin sensation Mehedi Hasan to win the second Test by 108 runs and square the series. Celebrations erupted at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Stadium and across the country as Bangladeshis revelled in one of the proudest moments in their sporting history. Chasing a target of 273, England seemed to be cruising when Alastair Cook and Ben Duckett guided them to 100 without loss at tea. But 19-year-old Mehedi, playing in only hisRead More


Bilawal in tears after visiting injured cadets in Quetta

Bilawal in tears after visiting injured cadets in Quetta

QUETTA: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was in tears as he visited victims of the Quetta police academy attack at Civil Hospital on Sunday. Over 60 people were killed last week when three heavily-armed militants wearing suicide vests stormed a police academy in Quetta. The PPP chairman recounted how “BB came here to Balochistan despite being warned about security risks.” “My family and the people of Balochistan share the same pain,” he said. “I am no ordinary politician. I am the son of BB. I am a victim of thisRead More


India leveling baseless charges against Pakistan: Ambassador Jalil

India leveling baseless charges against Pakistan: Ambassador Jalil

WASHINGTON, 30 OCT, (DNA) – Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani says India is levelling baseless charges of cross-border terrorism against Pakistan to divert world attention from its human rights violations in Kashmir. He was speaking at a seminar on “Jammu & Kashmir Dispute” hosted by the Pakistan Embassy in Washington. Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani said Pakistan would continue its moral and diplomatic support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir despite India’s war mongering. Meanwhile, Pakistan has urged the international community to pressurize India intoRead More


Govt will not let PTI to shut down Islamabad: Ch. Nisar

ISLAMABAD, October 30 (DNA): Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said the government will not let PTI to shut down Islamabad, which is a crime against the state.   Addressing a news conference in Islamabad this afternoon, he said the government will ensure that all the educational institutions, trade centers, hospitals, offices, and roads remain open on the second of the next month.   The Interior Minister said the government will not allow that political activists attack police and subject them to violence. He lauded the police for effectivelyRead More


Misbah becomes country’s most-capped captain

Push-ups were a tribute to the army, Misbah responds criticism

Misbah-ul-Haq on Sunday became the country’s most-capped captain, breaking the record of former legendary cricketer Imran Khan to lead Pakistan for the 49th time in a Test match. 42-year-old Misbah was appointed captain in 2010. When Misbah was made captan, Pakistan were ranked number six in Tests. Within the next six Tests, he toppled the ranking card, having 24 Test wins on his credit. Under his captaincy, Pakistan won 24 matches, lost 13 and drawn 11 matches. Earlier, Imran Khan held the title of most-capped captain of the country. KhanRead More


Four civilians injured by ‘unprovoked’ Indian firing: ISPR

India plans to completely seal border with Pakistan by Dec 2018

At least four Pakistani civilians were injured by “unprovoked Indian firing” firing across the Working Boundary, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday. An Intermittent exchange of fire which began Saturday is ongoing at the Working Boundary in Harpar, Chaprar, Pukhlian and Shakargarh sectors. “Pakistani troops are effectively targeting Indian posts,” ISPR said, adding, “The Indian claim of hitting and being able to destroy any Pakistani post at the Line of Control in the Neelum valley on Friday is totally untrue.” More than four people, including an infant, have beenRead More