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The phenomenon called Afridi

The phenomenon called Afridi

If ever cricket produced a maverick batsman who hasn’t lived up to his potential even after 17 years of top class cricket, it is Shahid Afridi. And does that even slightly bother him? Absolutely not, I can assure you! It ... Read More »

Diplomatic Melodramas

The latest fuss about the Pakistani minister, Mr. Qureshi slamming the talks of the Indian minister in what must have been the millionth diplomatic meet of the two neighbours is very unsettling. It leaves us all wondering – how can ... Read More »

US to pat-down flyers from Pakistan

Flying to America may have just gotten more tedious, ostensibly to make it safer for everyone, following an Xmas Day attempt by al-Qaida to blow up a trans-Atlantic commercial jet in Detroit. Maintaining that “effective aviation security must begin beyond ... Read More »

Pakistan rakes up Egypt meet to goad India

The India-Pakistan joint statement at Sharm el-Sheikh is something the Manmohan Singh government would like to put behind it. But Islamabad is now putting India on the backfoot. Pakistani high commissioner to India Shahid Malik told a TV channel that ... Read More »

ICC discusses Pakistan’s FTP commitments

A task team of International Cricket Council discussed strategies and possible solutions to assist the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in meeting its commitments under the Future Tours Programmes, an ICC statement said on Sunday. No team is ready to visit ... Read More »

Pakistan qualify for 2010 Hockey World Cup in India

Veteran penalty-corner specialist Sohail Abbas scored twice as Pakistan thrashed Japan 3-1 in the finals of a Qualifying tourney to book a berth in next year’s Hockey World Cup in India. Pakistan joined Australia, Canada, England, Germany, Korea, Netherlands, South ... Read More »

IAF wants 50 more Sukhois to counter China, Pakistan

With both China and Pakistan bolstering their air combat fleets, IAF is now seeking another 50 Sukhoi-30MKI multi-role “air dominance” fighters to cater for any contingency on both the eastern and western fronts. These 50 new Sukhois will in addition ... Read More »

Jaswant Singh slams Gujarat govt for banning book

Criticising a ban imposed on his book by Gujarat government, expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh on Thursday said it amounted to “banning thinking” and likened the step to the one taken against noted author Salman Rushdie for his controversial work ... Read More »