Sept 20 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka all-rounder and former skipper Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the first test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi next week with a calf injury, but the uncapped Sadeera Samarawickrama, Roshen Silva and Lahiru Gamage are in the squad.
Two new faces named in 15-man squad to take on Pakistan in the UAE later this month
The former captain suffered a grade one tear to his calf muscle during training
LAHORE, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Batsman Khalid Latif has been handed a five-year ban for his role in a spot-fixing scandal during this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL), the country's cricket board said on Wednesday.
Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif has been banned by the PCB from all forms of cricket for five years for his role in the spot-fixing scandal that marred the 2017 Pakistan Super League
Pakistan’s leading billion-dollar company joins hands with the region’s first entrepreneurial reality show. The first season of Idea Croron Ka (ICK) featured 24 startups, out of which seven were successful in raising PKR 120 million because of their brilliant ideas that convinced the investors to finance their ventures. Show More Summary
While reading the Washington Post’s coverage of Pakistani politics, I noticed that reporters Pamela Constable and Shaiq Hussain describe Imran Khan’s Pakistan Justice Movement as “liberal.” I’ll admit that this surprised me a bit, and I thought I’d explain why. First, the conservative-liberal divide doesn’t really apply to Pakistani politics. Show More Summary
A Pakistan government official says a suicide attack has killed one civilian and wounded 12 others attempting to target a paramilitary vehicle near the Chaman border crossing with Afghanistan. Local … Click to Continue »
Pakistan, facing growing pressure internally and from the United States about the relationship between the two countries, is weighing how to respond to U.S. demands that it do more to help stop the fighting in Afghanistan. U.S. envoys have renewed calls on Pakistan to crack down on the Haqqani...
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan's party said on Monday it had built momentum in a by-election for ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's parliamentary seat, despite finishing second, but the biggest inroads were made by two new Islamist groupings.
They just held the third Mogadishu Book Fair (13 through 15 September), and Reuters reports (here in The Nation (Pakistan)) that Somali book fair offers respite from bombs. Not much foreign involvement yet -- which isn't the worst thing... -- but some good-sounding local activity.
The victim's lawyer claims this is just revenge over an alleged affair.
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - The wife of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday captured his parliamentary seat with a reduced majority in a by-election seen as a test of support for the Sharif dynasty ahead of the 2018 general election.
A Pakistani minister says the wife of ousted Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif has won his parliament seat which fell vacant after the country's Supreme Court disqualified him for concealing assets, … Click to Continue »
Former Pakistani prime minister's wife Kulsoom running for office of vacated seat in poll seen as political barometer.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The militant Pakistani Taliban group said it carried out an attack on Sunday that killed five people in the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan.
At least seven people have been killed in an explosion in the tribal area of Bajaur agency in northwest of the country.
A roadside bomb exploded Sunday killing a local government official and four policemen in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said. The blast took place in the town of Mamoond, some 25 kilometres...Show More Summary
A Pakistani official says a roadside bomb has killed a senior tribal government administrator and four tribal police near the Afghan border. Fawad Ali, the assistant administrator, was traveling with … Click to Continue »
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistanis began casting votes on Sunday for the parliamentary seat vacated by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in a by-election seen as a test of support for the Sharif dynasty ahead of the 2018 general election.