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Pakistan younger than India with its largest youth population: Report

Pakistan younger than India with its largest youth population: Report

Neighbouring Pakistan just got young. A new National Human Development Report issued by the United National Development Programme Pakistan has said that at present the country has the largest population of young people.

May 03, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
New Zealand Cricket says weighing up playing in Pakistan

New Zealand Cricket says weighing up playing in Pakistan

New Zealand have not played in Pakistan since 2003 due to security concerns.

May 02, 2018, 12:04 PM IST
Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez to resume bowling following green light from ICC

Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez to resume bowling following green light from ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced that following remedial work and re-assessments, the bowling action of Pakistan`s Mohammad Hafeez has been found to be legal, with the off-spinner now cleared to resume bowling in international cricket.

May 02, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
Azhar Mahmood adamant Pakistan 'want more' from Mohammad Amir

Azhar Mahmood adamant Pakistan 'want more' from Mohammad Amir

Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood "wants more" from Mohammad Amir, a challenge he believes the paceman will rise to in the coming Test matches against Ireland and England.

May 02, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
PCB requests Australia, NZ to send teams to Pakistan for T20 series

PCB requests Australia, NZ to send teams to Pakistan for T20 series

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has requested the Australian and New Zealand boards to send their teams to Pakistan to play the T20 matches instead of the United Arab Emirates.

May 02, 2018, 09:43 AM IST
India, Pakistan revive Track II diplomacy, discuss all aspects of bilateral ties

India, Pakistan revive Track II diplomacy, discuss all aspects of bilateral ties

The India-Pakistan ties nose-dived in recent years with no bilateral talks taking place.

May 01, 2018, 20:21 PM IST
Inzamam-ul-Haq optimistic about Pakistan's chances against England, Ireland

Inzamam-ul-Haq optimistic about Pakistan's chances against England, Ireland

Inzamam-ul-Haq, chief selector of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), has expressed optimism about his young side`s chances of thrashing England and Ireland in the coming Tests.

May 01, 2018, 12:07 PM IST
Pakistan starts construction work along border with India, BSF on alert

Pakistan starts construction work along border with India, BSF on alert

Pakistan is carrying out the construction work between Shahgarh Bulge and Tanot border areas.

Apr 30, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
Hafiz Saeed uses holy Sikh shrine in Pakistan for anti-India propaganda

Hafiz Saeed uses holy Sikh shrine in Pakistan for anti-India propaganda

A convention of Hafiz Saeed's party MML was held at Nankana Sahib, birth place of Guru Nanak Dev.

Apr 30, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
PCB chief Najam Sethi says India must play Pakistan if it wins case

PCB chief Najam Sethi says India must play Pakistan if it wins case

The Pakistan Cricket Board is ready to accept any ruling of the International Cricket Council Disputes Resolution Committee but wants Indo-Pak bilateral series added to the Future Tours Programme for 2019-2023 if it wins the case.

Apr 29, 2018, 21:27 PM IST
Pakistan plans major space mission to aid military, spy on India

Pakistan plans major space mission to aid military, spy on India

Pakistan is planning to launch an ambitious space programme during the next fiscal year at a cost of Rs 4.7 billion.

Apr 29, 2018, 20:56 PM IST
Pakistan removes 26/11 case chief prosecutor for 'not taking govt line'

Pakistan removes 26/11 case chief prosecutor for 'not taking govt line'

Pakistan's Interior Ministry has abruptly removed the chief prosecutor from the Mumbai terror attack case.

Apr 29, 2018, 20:20 PM IST
Pakistan announces big hike in military spending in its Budget for next fiscal year

Pakistan announces big hike in military spending in its Budget for next fiscal year

Pakistani Finance Minister Miftah Ismail set aside 1.1 trillion for the defence budget, increasing it by about 20 percent from the 920 million that the government had budgeted for the military to spend. 

Apr 28, 2018, 07:24 AM IST
In a first, Pakistan jails man in child porn conviction

In a first, Pakistan jails man in child porn conviction

Investigators recovered more than 650,000 photographs and videos of child pornography in his possession.

Apr 27, 2018, 07:01 AM IST
In a big blow to PML-N,  Pakistan FM Khawaja Asif disqualified from electoral politics

In a big blow to PML-N, Pakistan FM Khawaja Asif disqualified from electoral politics

Khawaja Asif vowed to challenge the ruling and said he had never concealed his foreign work permit,

Apr 26, 2018, 20:13 PM IST
Check out India's schedule at the 2019 World Cup

Check out India's schedule at the 2019 World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has rolled out the entire schedule of the 2019 World Cup to be held between May 30 and July 14 in England and Wales. 

Apr 26, 2018, 19:10 PM IST
India and Pakistan to take part in first ever joint military exercises

India and Pakistan to take part in first ever joint military exercises

The drill which will involve all SCO members is a counter-terrorism exercise. So, apart from India and Pakistan, the exercise will also feature Russia and China. 

Apr 26, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
Indian, Pakistani Army trade heavy fire on LoC

Indian, Pakistani Army trade heavy fire on LoC

Defence sources said the Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing, using mortars, small arms and automatic weapons.

Apr 26, 2018, 14:43 PM IST
Coach Mickey Arthur eager for Pakistan to resume full home schedule

Coach Mickey Arthur eager for Pakistan to resume full home schedule

Zimbabwe, however, played several limited-overs fixtures in Pakistan three years ago. Pakistan have subsequently welcomed a World XI and last year played a Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka in Lahore, while earlier this month they completed a 3-0 at home to the West Indies, the World Twenty20 champions.

Apr 26, 2018, 09:41 AM IST
International community should identify states that provide sanctuary to terror groups: India

International community should identify states that provide sanctuary to terror groups: India

In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India on Tuesday had asserted that arguments of "political convenience" to provide an alibi for terrorist organisations were no longer tolerable.

Apr 25, 2018, 20:46 PM IST