Asserting that the IPL is a great platform to sharpen skills, legendary pacer Wasim Akram on Tuesday said Pakistan and England were losing out big time with their players not featuring in the cash-rich Twenty20 cricket tournament.
Government has claimed that it has no records of the six-decades-old Hyderabad Funds case in which over one million pounds of the Nizam's wealth lying in a bank in England was transferred to the then High Commissioner of Pakistan in London in 1948.
Thousands of military and police personnel were on Tuesday deployed as Nepal took over from foreign rescue teams to mount massive operations to rehabilitate displaced victims of the devastating temblor that has killed at least 7,557 people, including 41 Indians.
The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Tuesday said it was not at all surprised over Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed's defence of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) leader Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and questioned the NDA Government's silence on the matter.
Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Tuesday downplayed Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed's defence of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) leader and 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, saying it has no affect on New Delhi's policy as far as dealing with terrorism is concerned.
Representatives at preliminary talks aiming to end Afghanistan`s long war have agreed that Taliban insurgents should open a political office for negotiations, but disagreement over foreign troops is still hampering prospects for a ceasefire.
A Pakistani election tribunal disqualified a senior minister and ally of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday for vote rigging in the 2013 election, a decision the opposition is likely to trumpet as vindication of its complaints.
Claiming that Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi is innocent, chief of banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa Hafiz Saeed on Monday said India is trying to put pressure on Pakistan through the UN and the US to punish him for the 2008 Mumbai attack.
Maldives president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom will embark on his first state visit to Pakistan this week during which the two countries will sign a number of agreements to combat drug trafficking and promote cooperation in education and health sectors.
Inhe 60 saal diye hai, mujhe 60 mahine do (You have given them (Congress) 60 years, give me 60 months)! Narendra Modi had petitioned voters to test him during his shrill national election campaign, and see the difference he would make to their lives and that of the country.
) - Taliban representatives met with Afghan political figures for a second day in Qatar on Sunday, and one participant said the two sides discussed a possible ceasefire but ultimately disagreed over the continued presence of US troops in the country.
US intelligence agencies badly misjudged al-Qaeda's ability to take advantage of political turmoil in the Middle East and regain strength across the region after Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan, according to a new book by a former top CIA official.