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‘Fearless’ Pakistan ready to put England under pressure

LONDON (AFP) – Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur believes his “fearless” side have everything to gain when they face an “under the pump” England in the first Test at Lord s on Thursday. England will be looking for some much-needed home comfort after recent winless Test tours of Australia and New Zealand extended their poor away record

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Over 12 thousand students appeared in Zalmi cricket trials

LAHORE (APP) – Over 12 thousands students belonging to KPK government schools appeared in cricket trials for the selection of teams to take part in the Zalmi school cricket league to be played later this year in KPK. “Massive number of students belonging to twenty five thousand government schools of the KPK took part in

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After Punjab nahi Jaungi, Mehwish Hayat sings first Punjabi song

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan’s film industry is full of talented actors and actress. Mehwish Hayat is among the most popular Pakistan’s model and actresses last movie Punjab Nahi Jaungi was a super hit at both the national and the international level.  Currently, she is busy with her next big project titled Load Wedding which will be releasing

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Sri Lanka hikes cricket wages by 34 percent

COLOMBO (AFP) – Sri Lanka s cricket board on Tuesday increased wages for national players by more than a third after making record profits in 2017. A total of 33 players under contract to Sri Lanka Cricket will also see match fees increase substantially despite dismal results on the field last year. “Sri Lanka Cricket raised

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Israeli air strikes target boat moored in Gaza

GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli aircraft destroyed a boat moored in Gaza city early on Wednesday morning, local residents said. There were no reports of casualties. The Israeli military said aircraft had struck “military targets belonging to the Hamas terror organization’s naval force” and “underground terror infrastructure” belonging to Hamas in the northern Gaza Strip. The

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One day people will stop asking questions related to Indo-Pak ties, hopes Mahira

KARACHI (Web Desk) – Pakistani stunning actress Mahira Khan has expressed hope that one day people will stop asking questions regarding India and Pakistan ties. Talking to Indian media, Mahira said that Art lessens differences – whether they are created through history or politics. By way of art, we start realising that we – Indians

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Shah Rukh Khan requests wife Gauri to cook biryani on Eid

MUMBAI (Web Desk) – Bollywood star actor Shah Rukh Khan has requested his wife Gauri Khan to cook biryani on this Eid-ul-Fitr to celebrate their day in a best way. According to a video, Shah Rukh Khan revealed that he and his children offer prayer on the Eid and invite journalists to be guest on

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N. Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite US summit doubts

SEOUL (AFP) – Invited foreign journalists gathered in North Korea Wednesday to witness the slated destruction of the reclusive regime’s nuclear test site, a high profile gesture on the road to a summit with the US that Donald Trump now says might not happen. In a surprise announcement Pyongyang said earlier this month that it

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Indian police kill 12 in protest over copper plant

NEW DELHI (AFP) – Indian police on Tuesday killed 12 demonstrators after opening fire on thousands of people demanding the closure of a copper factory due to pollution concerns, a police officer said. Protesters rampaged for hours in the southern state of Tamil Nadu calling for the closure of the plant owned by British-based mining

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PTI’s 100-day programme a clumsy imitation of Vision 2025: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD (APP) – The hundred day programme unfurled by the PTI is a clumsy imitation of Federal Government’s Vision-2025 and if the party had imitated it properly the people would have found something praiseworthy out of the pack of lies. This was stated by Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb while addressing a

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