• Pakistan beat Sri Lanka, to meet WI in quarter-finals

    Pakistan defeat Sri Lanka by 23 runs to finish top of Group B and will face West Indies in the quarter-finals on February 8 at Fatullah.

  • Govt not mulling cutting ties with Pakistan: FM

    Bangladesh government is not considering severing diplomatic ties with Pakistan now, Foreign Minister Abul Hasan Mahmud Ali says.

  • War crimes: Pro-liberation body names 200 ex-Pakistani army men

    A pro-liberation organisation reveals a list of 200 former Pakistani army officers and demanded their trial for their crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Dhaka hands protest note to Islamabad

    Bangladesh government hands over a strongly worded note to Pakistan envoy in Dhaka a day after a staff member of Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad went missing for seven hours.

  • Pakistan orders 400,000 porn sites blocked

    Pakistan has asked Internet companies to block more than 400,000 pornography websites, officials said Tuesday, as part of a crackdown on what the top court calls "offensive content" in the Muslim-majority nation.

  • Hafeez comes to Amir’s rescue

    Seeing a section of the crowd at Wellington taunting Mohammad Amir during the 1st ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan with some currency notes, Mohammad Hafeez comes to the rescue of his teammate.

  • Obama urges 'serious' action against Pakistan extremists

    US President Barack Obama has urged Pakistan to show it is "serious" about crushing extremist networks operating on its territory, saying the latest mass killing of students underlined the need for more decisive action.

  • U19 Tigers trounce Zimbabwe

    Bangladesh cruise to victory during the second day of warm-up matches for the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2016 scheduled to begin from January 27.

  • Pakistan lifts Houbara bustard hunting ban

    Pakistan's supreme court lifts a ban on the hunting of a rare bird, the Houbara bustard.

  • 21 killed in Pakistan university attack

    21 people die in a Taliban assault on a university in Pakistan Wednesday, where witnesses report two large explosions as security forces move in under dense fog to halt the bloodshed.

  • Pakistan suicide bombing 'kills 10' in Peshawar

    At least 10 people have been killed by a suicide bomber riding a motorbike close to a police checkpoint in north-western Pakistan, police say.

  • Musharraf acquitted over Baloch rebel killing

    A Pakistani court acquits former president Pervez Musharraf over the killing of a rebel leader in 2006.

  • 1971 war hero JFR Jacob no more

    Former chief of the Indian army's eastern command Lt Gen (retd) JFR Jacob, who negotiated the surrender of Pakistani troops in Dhaka following the 1971 war, passed away at the age of 92 after prolonged illness.

  • Bomb near Pakistan polio centre kills 15

    At least 15 people have been killed in a suspected suicide bombing outside a polio vaccination centre in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta.

  • Will Sharif and Modi pass the new test?

    Nawaz Sharif is treating the attack in Pathankot as a direct challenge for him. He is aware of the domestic consequences, but he is confident that all the opposition parties in Pakistan will stand behind him if evidence against the culprits is strong.

  • U19 CWC 2016 in Bangladesh: Warming up

    Check out all the interesting facts of this year’s ICC U19 CWC in Bangladesh. Let us all make this gala event a resounding success!

  • Shias protest Pakistan's role in Saudi-led military coalition

    Hundreds of people joined a Shia-led protest in Islamabad against Pakistan's decision to join Saudi Arabia's 34-country coalition against extremism, as Riyadh's foreign minister ended a two-day visit to the country.

  • BCB mulls holding Mustafizur back from PSL

    The BCB could hold back Mustafizur Rahman from playing in the forthcoming PSL. The pacer was picked by Lahore Qalandars franchise for $50,000 for the T20 tournament to be held in the UAE from February 4.

  • Maushumi on her way to Lisbon from Pakistan

    Bangladeshi diplomat Maushumi Rahman is now on her way to Lisbon from Pakistan to take up her new assignment in the country's Portugal mission.

  • ‘Ghatia’ question blows Afridi’s Gasket

    Miffed Pakistani T20 captain Shahid Afridi abandons an ongoing press conference at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore and walks off, not pleased with a question directed at his captaincy.

  • Pakistan shows no reason yet

    Maushumi Rahman, counsellor (political) at Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad, left Pakistan last night for Lisbon to take up her new assignment in the country's Portugal mission.

  • Bangladesh diplomat recall: Pakistan fails to give reasons

    State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam says Pakistan has failed to give any reasons for asking Bangladesh to withdraw its diplomat from Islamabad.

  • Islamabad tells Dhaka to take back diplomat

    In fresh turn in diplomatic row, Pakistan has asked Bangladesh to withdraw a diplomat without citing any reason. Maushumi Rahman would have to leave the country within 48 hours, according to Pakistan foreign office.

  • Peace with Pakistan?

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Lahore, Pakistan, on Christmas Day brought his hyperkinetic year of global diplomacy to a headline-grabbing close.

  • India urges Pakistan on air base attack

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged Pakistan to take action against militants India says are responsible for a recent attack on an air base.

  • Cops under pressure to recover kidnapped 'PTI cat'

    Police detain three men in Pakistan for allegedly kidnapping and abducting a cat belonging to Imtiaz Asif, and activist of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI).

  • Australia floats day-night Ashes Test

    England's next Ashes series in Australia may have a day-night Test match, Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland says on Monday.

  • Battle for Pathankot Indian airbase enters third day

    The gun battle between Indian troops and militants at an air force base in Pathankot near the Pakistani border has entered its third day

  • Fresh gunfire, blasts at raided Indian air base

    Gunfire and blasts are heard at an Indian Air Force base attacked by militants a day earlier, as security forces hunted two gunmen still at large in the sprawling facility near the border with Pakistan.

  • Cricket 2015: The year in review

    One thing for sure, the year we just left behind began with a bang, and gave us some incredible action on the cricket fields world over. Let’s review the major cricketing events in 2015, ones that deserve a second look.

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