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  • 1999: When Pakistan and India went to war, on and off the field

    However, when it comes to India and Pakistan, it's hard to pry away one from the other...

    To fan anti-Pakistan sentiments and score some points for the Indian National Congress party, the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh, refused to grant security to Shahid Afridi's team in Dharamsala, where the World T20 match was originally scheduled to take place...

  • Sport over politics: India shouldn’t forget Pakistan’s 1999 tour

    The Narendra Modi-led government in India may have succeeded, for now, in boosting their popularity through unfavorable statements against Pakistan, but the damage their policies have inflicted on cricket between the two nations, are of a more serious and long-lasting nature...

    Last year, under Najam Sethi, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

  • 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49

    Novotna, who won the Wimbledon title in 1998 when she defeated France's Nathalie Tauziat in the final, died on Sunday in her native Czech Republic surrounded by her family, a WTA statement said...

    Novotna also won four Wimbledon doubles titles with compatriot Helena Sukova in 1989 and 1990, with Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in 1995 and with Hingis in 1998...

  • Census results show 59.7pc growth in Karachi's population, 116pc in Lahore's since 1998

    Census data on the populations of the largest cities in Pakistan shows explosive growth in urban centres since the last census, which was conducted nearly two decades ago...

    According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics' data, the two biggest population centres, Karachi and Lahore, have seen some staggering growth since 1998: with Karachi's population growing close to 60pc to reach 14...

  • 1999 squad rules Warne’s ‘best Pakistan team’

    Was the 1999 World Cup squad Pakistan's best ever?While the question may be open to debate, it seems Australian great Shane Warne has made his mind up for 9 out of 11 players in his 'best Pakistan squad over the last 25 years' are from Wasim Akram's 1999 squad...

    Nine out of 11 players from Pakistan's 1999 World Cup side made the cut in Warne's team...

  • NAB claims recovery of Rs264bn since 1999

    5 billion last year, bringing the total recoveries made by it since its inception in 1999 to Rs264...

    The recent reports of the Transparency International showed that Pakistan had moved from 175th place in the Corruption Perception Index to the 126th spot...

  • Conviction of Sharifs: NAO 1999 a valid piece of law, govt tells LHC

    LAHORE: The federal government told the Lahore High Court on Wednesday that the National Accountability Ordinance 1999 was a valid piece of law and in conformity with the Constitution...

    Deputy Attorney General Imran Aziz stated this before a full bench during hearing of petitions challenging the existence of the NAB Ordinance 1999 and conviction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members under the same law...

  • NAO 1999 legality: LHC seeks viewpoint of NAB counsel

    LAHORE: A Lahore High Court full bench on Thursday asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) counsel to satisfy the court on a point as to why the National Accountability Ordinance 1999 was not required to be re-promulgated by president within the period of 120 days under Article 89 of the Constitution...

    And in sub-article 2 of the Article 270-AA all other laws including president’s orders, Acts, ordinances, chief executive’s...

  • Lahore High court dismisses petitions challenging NAO 1999

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has ruled that after the promulgation of the 18th Amendment the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999 still exists...

    And in sub-article 2 of the Article 270-AA all other laws including president’s orders, Acts, ordinances, chief executive’s orders, regulations, enactments, notifications made between Oct 12, 1999 and Oct 31 2003, which continue to be in force until altered, repealed or amended by...

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