Rizwan and Qadir help Pakistan down Zimbabwe

Former scores 82 while the latter claims three wickets Mohammad Rizwan scored a fighting 82 while leg-spinner Usman Qadir grabbed three wickets as Pakistan edged out Zimbabwe by 11 runs in the first Twenty20 International here on Wednesday. Pakistan managed 149 for seven in its 20 overs with in-form wicketkeeper-batsman Rizwan anchoring the innings after […]


Insulting Prophet should be same as denying Holocaust, says Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister speaks after Anti-France protests. Western governments should treat people who insult the Prophet Muhammed the same as those who deny the Holocaust, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said Saturday. Speaking a week after violent protests in Pakistan by a radical Islamist party outraged by French government support for magazines publishing cartoons of […]


Pakistan pips South Africa, takes series 3-1

Wins fourth T20I by three wickets with a ball to spare Pakistan beat South Africa by three wickets with one ball to spare in the fourth and final T20I at SuperSport Park on Friday. The victory clinched a 3-1 series win for the tourists. Pakistan seemed to be cruising when it reached 92 for one […]


Pakistan arrests 17 Indian fishermen

The official said the Indian fishermen were warned that they were in Pakistan’s territorial waters and should turn away but did not heed the warning Pakistan has arrested 17 Indian fishermen and confiscated their three boats for allegedly straying into the country’s territorial waters. The fishermen, arrested on Friday, were produced before a judicial magistrate […]


MHA denies Sikh group permission to visit Pakistan

Inputs indicate threat to safety, it says The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has denied permission to a Sikh jattha (group) of around 600 pilgrims to visit Pakistan for the 100th anniversary of the Saka Nankana Sahib. The group was expected to visit five gurudwaras in Pakistan from February 18 to 21. The Shiromani Gurudwara […]


Pakistan hopes to carry on Test form

Will try to best a second-string South African T20 side Pakistan aims to capitalise on its 2-0 victory in the Test series against South Africa when it takes on the Proteas in the three-match Twenty20 series that begins on Thursday. “The result of Test series will have an impact on the Twenty20 series,” Pakistan bowling […]