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Pakistani PM Imran Khan once again threatened nuclear war with India over the issue of occupied kashmir


August 27, 2019

Pakistani PM Imran Khan once again threatened nuclear war with India over the issue of occupied kashmir By: Amir Makhai & Zahid Akhtar Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan, who was addressing Pakistan on the Kashmir situation, said that Pakistan will go to any extent on the issue, even nuclear war. Imran Khan, who was addressing Pakistan on the Kashmir situation, said …

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Pakistan’s economic policy achieves remarkable results: Sina Finance


August 27, 2019

BEIJING: Pakistan’s economic policy adopted by the present government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan during the last one year, has achieved remarkable results, Sina Finance, one of the largest financial news portals in China reported on Friday. Recently, the Pakistani government released the first year of the government’s report on the results of the administration. The report shows that …

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Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, other dignitaries grace Imad Wasim’s valima ceremony: Watch video


August 27, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s all-rounder Imad Wasim’s valima ceremony was held here in the federal capital on Monday. Cricketers, politicians, military officials, other dignitaries graced the joys event. The cricketer, who got married to London-based Sania Ashfaq, had an intimate nikkah ceremony at Faisal Mosque on Saturday. DG ISPR Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s special assistant on political affairs, Naeemul …

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Canada’s World Cup hopes get shot in the arm from Nurse


August 27, 2019

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse had barely finished celebrating the team’s first NBA title in June when he took on his next formidable challenge — guiding Canada in the Basketball World Cup. After just two months on the job the 52-year-old American is hoping to mastermind a surprise by the Canadians when the tournament starts August 31 in China. Nurse’s …

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Misbah emerges as front-runner for Pakistan cricket coach


August 27, 2019

Karachi: Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq Tuesday emerged as the favourite to take over as Pakistan´s cricket coach after Mickey Arthur was axed following a disappointing World Cup. Misbah, Pakistan´s most successful Test captain, has stepped down from the Pakistan Cricket Board´s executive committee to clear the way for his application. “I have resigned from the cricket committee and have applied for …

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Serena routs Sharapova in US Open start, Djokovic cruises


August 27, 2019

Serena Williams began her quest for a 24th Grand Slam singles crown by crushing five-time major winner Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-1 Monday to reach the second round of the US Open. Williams needed only 59 minutes to rout her Russian rival, improving to 20-2 all-time against Sharapova with her 19th consecutive victory in the rivalry. “Whenever I play her I …

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Hassan Ali pens endearing note for best friend Shadab Khan and wife Samiya Arzoo


August 27, 2019

Pakistani cricket champs Hassan Ali and Shadab Khan have been setting the bar for friendship goals way too high and the former after tying the knot recently gave an endearing shout-out to his best friend as well. Turning to Twitter, the fast bowler shared a collage of himself with two people who are the dearest to him –best friend Shadab Khan and wife Samiya …

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West Indian pace bowler Wright pulls up stumps — at 85


August 27, 2019

LONDON: Cecil Wright´s name will not rank alongside West Indies legends Viv Richards, Gary Sobers and Frank Worrell, but for longevity he outranks them all. The fast bowler known affectionately as ´Cec´ has announced he will retire in two weeks´ time — at the ripe old age of 85. Wright, who in his heyday represented Jamaica against Barbados, lining up …

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Stokes is the ´Special One´ for England cricket, says Botham


August 27, 2019

LONDON: The accolades keep coming for Ben Stokes after his astonishing match-winning innings in the third Ashes Test against Australia with icon Ian Botham anointing him English cricket´s ´Special One´. Until Stokes lit up Headingley on Sunday with his series-saving 135, Botham´s titanic 149 not out in the second innings of the 1981 Test against the Australians had been the …

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