September 28, 2020

MQM founder Altaf Hussain charged with terror funding, money laundering

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Karachi: Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder Altaf Hussain has been charged with terror funding and money laundering, after Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) submitted an interim charge-sheet before the administrative judge of the Anti-Terrorism Courts (ATCs). Citing the charges filed, The Express Tribune reported Hussain, along with others, committed money laundering, while acting against the integrity […]

Michael G. Roskin: Kernels of Trump

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by Michael G. Roskin From The Free Press Buried among President Trump’s feverish points are kernels of truth. Exaggerated, simplified and without feasible fixes, they nonetheless speak to American anxieties. Opportunity for Democrats: Use these same points to beat the Trumpists in 2018 and 2020. Hey, Donald, thanks for the ammo. Trump, whatever else one […]

Have learn’t lesson from 1962, prepared this time: India tells China

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From Kashmir Observer New Delhi: Amid the border standoff with China, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the Indian armed forces are strong enough to meet any challenge to the country’s security as he underlined that lessons have been learnt from the 1962 war. He also said in the Rajya Sabha that the people of […]

Cricket: The calm after the storm

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By Hemant Buch From espn Cricketinfo On June 19, tropical storm Bret lashed Trinidad, downing power lines, flooding several low-lying areas and leaving the island in chaos. Just a day before that, a storm named Pakistan had lashed the Indian cricket team, leaving its hopes of retaining the Champions Trophy in tatters. A few days […]

Man in Pakistan sentenced to death for blasphemous Facebook comments

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By Jon Russell From Techcrunch There’s disturbing news from Pakistan, where a man has been handed the death sentence for allegedly making blasphemous comments on Facebook. The Guardian reports that Taimoor Raza was founded guilty of insulting the prophet Muhammad by a court this week. His charge relates to comments made during a debate about Islam with […]

Sad state of affairs – No West Indies cricketers In Top 10 Rankings

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 2, 2016:West Indies cricket has been on the decline for years now and it became more painfully obvious this week after the International Cricket Council (ICC), released it latest player rankings showing no West Indies players in any of the top 10 categories. Not a single […]

Caribbean Calling: Nourishing communities of faith,

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By Nazim Baksh From SeekersHub At the beginning of the blessed month of Rabi’al Awwal 1438, Shaykh Ahmad Saad Al-Azhari will visit the twin-island Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago. He will give a series of talks on the Sira of Allah’s Messenger ﷺ, peace and blessings be upon him, at local mosques and will […]

Pakistan defeats West Indies

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life Despite a defiant knock of 116 runs by middle order batsman Darren Bravo, West Indies went under to Pakistan by 56 runs in the opening match of the Haier Cup Test series at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates on Monday, Oct. 17. There was […]

Windies drop Pollard, Ramdin

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard and wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin have been dropped from the One-Day International Squad for next month’s Tri-Nation Series in Zimbabwe. Neither Trinidadian was named in the 15-man squad announced by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) selectors for the tour, which runs from Nov. 12-27 […]

Cricket: West Indies falls in rankings

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life West Indies has plunged to number nine in the International Cricket Council (ICC) International rankings after Pakistan pulled off an emphatic 3-0 series whitewash against the regional team in the third and final One-Day International (IDI) series at the Sheik Stayed Stadium on Wednesday. The defeat also saw the […]