September 26, 2020

Multilateral donors put more confidence in Pakistan economy: Dar

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From Pakistan Observer Islamabad—Minister for Finance, Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar has said that the economic direction of the country is positive; the multilateral donors have placed more confidence on Pakistan; IMF has revised its growth targets and we are going for World Bank IDA Programme which otherwise will lapse in June, 2014. He said this […]

OPINION: Sri Lanka – straining the Commonwealth

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 March 21 the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution requesting the UN Human Rights Commissioner to undertake “a comprehensive investigation into alleged serious violations and abuses of human rights and related crimes by both BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday April 10, 2014 – The Commonwealth of 53 nations […]

Long sleeves the latest weapon for doosra-bowling spinners like Sunil Narine, Saeed Ajmal

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By Antony Pinshaw From FOX SPORTS A new frontier has been opened up in the battle for cricket supremacy. Sleeves. More specifically, long sleeves. If you have no idea what we’re talking about, then you didn’t hear what Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin had to say earlier this week. The world-class offie surprised cricket fans and […]

Daniel Pearl murder convict attempts suicide in Pakistan

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From Newsmax KARACHI, Pakistan — A British-Pakistani man convicted of the killing of U.S. reporter Daniel Pearl has attempted to commit suicide in a Pakistani prison, an official said Saturday. “Omar Sheikh, a British-Pakistani, who is serving life imprisonment in Hyderabad prison, tried to hang himself with the exhaust of the prison cell late Friday,” […]

Player Union slams ICC over ‘Deal Making’

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From The Gleaner JOHANNESBURG (AP): Cricket’s international players’ union continued its criticism of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for what it called poor governance, and said yesterday that changes handing greater power to India, England and Australia were about “self-interest and short-term deal making”. “It again highlights how poorly our game is governed,” Federation of […]

Blasphemy case: Briton in Pakistan sentenced to death

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From BBC PHOTO: Christians at a protest after violence over accusations of blasphemy – March 2013 Several recent cases have prompted international concern about the application of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws A court in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi has sentenced a 70-year-old British man to death after convicting him of blasphemy. Muhammad Asghar was arrested […]