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Former Pakistan spinner held over IPL bets

Former Pakistan Test spinner Akram Raza, fined in a match-fixing inquiry eleven years ago, was arrested over betting on lucrative Indian league matches, police said on Sunday.

The 46-year-old Raza, w

Pak umpire arrested with bookies taking bets on IPL

Fined in a match-fixing inquiry 11 years ago, former Pakistan Test cricketer and umpire Akram Raza has been arrested along with six alleged bookies, who were taking bets on the ongoing Indian Premier League.

Pak lawyers offer funeral prayers for Osama

Following in the footsteps of extremist groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah, Pakistani lawyers have offered funeral prayers for al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden after he was killed in a US raid last week.

Osama wasn’t shot dead, but blew himself up to avoid capture by US forces: Report


Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden was not shot dead by US Special Forces (SEALs) in ‘Operation Geronimo’, but blew himself up to avoid capture soon after they launched the raid at his Abbotabad compound

Mid-air collision averted in Pakistan


A mid-air collision between a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft and a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft was averted thanks to swift action from the passenger jet pilot who 'put the throttles to

Pakistan plans own version of IPL

Pakistan hopes to launch a new cricket league based on the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) in a bid to win back its status as an international host, an official said on Wednesday.


Pakistan legend turns down coaching job


Pakistan confirmed on Tuesday that former captain Javed Miandad had turned down an offer to become the side's batting coach.

The team has been let down by faltering fielding and under-achieving batsm

Pak brothels hiring bombers?

Some high-profile terrorists are reportedly operating their suicidal networks from brothels, in the guise of hotels and guesthouses, in Pakistan.

“We have traced a few phone calls of high-profile ter

India is lucky to have a stable captain in Dhoni: Afridi

India is lucky to have a "stable" captain like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, according to Pakistan's ODI skipper Shahid Afridi who is still trying to play down his negative remarks against Indians that cau

Pak frees Indian national held for 27 years

Pakistani authorities on Thursday freed Indian national Gopal Das whose jail term was cut short by President Asif Ali Zardari on humanitarian grounds after he had spent 27 years in prison following hi

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