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  • 'Modi is a close friend of Israel': Netanyahu kicks off historic India tour in Delhi

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi on Sunday for the first visit by an Israeli leader to India in 15 years, promising closer ties with the regional power...

    Netanyahu and his wife Sara were welcomed at the international airport in New Delhi by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who made history in July 2017 when he became the first Indian leader to visit Israel...

  • Delhi-bound Samjhota sent back to Lahore from border

    Ironically, no official of Pakistan Railways (PR) was present at the station’s platform No 9 when the train arrived at around 5pm with 136 Indian and 57 Pakistani passengers...

    Three Indian citizens – Rafiullah from Muradabad, Nauman from Meerut, and Kashif from Baghpat – were worried as their visas were to expire on Thursday (Oct 8)...

  • HC in Delhi celebrates Pakistan Day

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Day was celebrated with fervour at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi on Wednesday...

    An impressive flag-hoisting ceremony was held at the mission to mark the day, said a press release received here from New Delhi...

  • At Pakistan Day celebration in New Delhi, hopes for improved ties with India

    Pakistan on Thursday expressed hope that its ties with India will improve in the near future and the "primary" issue of Kashmir will be resolved amicably...

    Speaking at a ceremony to mark Pakistan Day at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi on Thursday, Pakistan's top envoy in India, Abdul Basit, said Pakistan has always tried to maintain cordial relations with all of its neighbours, including India...

  • First day of Pakistan’s tour game in NZ washed out

    NELSON: New Zealand ‘A’ and the visiting Pakistan side will try again on Saturday after day one of their scheduled three-day tour match in Nelson was washed out...

    Constant rain on Thursday and continuing showers throughout Friday meant no play was possible at the Saxton Oval, forcing Pakistan to wait at least another day to kick-start their two-Test tour of New Zealand...

  • Delhi holds ‘car-free day’ to combat filthy air

    NEW DELHI: The Indian capital held its first “car-free day” on Thursday to try to improve New Delhi’s notoriously filthy air, but motorists were seen ignoring signs to keep off the roads...

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged off the initiative by cycling along what would normally be one of the city’s busiest roads, flanked by a couple of hundred bureaucrats and bicycle enthusiasts...

  • Turkish border troops kill 11 Syrians refugees trying to cross border

    AMMAN: Turkish border guards shot dead at least 11 Syrians refugees, mostly from one family, as they tried to cross into Turkey from northwestern Syria, activists and a monitoring group said on Sunday...

    At least two women and four children were among those killed in the shootings overnight as the refugees sought to cross into Turkey from the border village of Khirbet al Jouz, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

  • Pope begins 9-day tour of Cuba, United States

    HAVANA: Pope Francis began a nine-day tour of Cuba and the United States on Saturday where he will see both the benefits and complexities of a fast-evolving detente between the old Cold War foes that he helped broker...

    “We all want to say thank you so much Pope Francis for helping us end this absurd situation we have endured for so long,” said plumber Osmany Lopez, 63, who planned to be on the streets of Havana to see Pope Francis’...

  • World Heritage Day: Heavy bikers tour Walled City of Lahore

    LAHORE: The Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) and Cross Route Motorcycle Travellers Club of Pakistan jointly celebrated World Heritage Day here on Sunday...

    According to a WCLA spokesperson, a procession of heavy bikes was organised by the club that started from Delhi Gate to Lahore Fort via the royal trail, Shahi Hammam, Chitta Gate and Wazir Khan Mosque...

  • Uncertainty looms over day-night Test against Proteas as CA unveils tour plans

    SYDNEY: Cricket Australia unveiled plans Wednesday for day-night Tests against South Africa and Pakistan but admitted player concerns about the experimental format meant the Proteas' fixture was not locked in...

    The day-night Tests using a pink ball are a central part of Australia's home international schedule for 2016-17, which also features limited over matches against three nations...

  • Pakistani bowlers fight back after poor batting display on first day of Australian tour

    Pakistan's cricket tour of Australia got off to a shaky start Thursday when the visitors were all out for 208 on the first day of a three-day tour match against a Cricket Australia XI...

    Playing with a near full-strength lineup and with a pink ball in the day-night match in preparation for the first test on Dec 15 in Brisbane also a day-night encounter Pakistan lost six wickets in the final session under lights...

  • India reject day-night Test on Aussie tour

    MUMBAI: India have refused to play a day-night Test during the tour of Australia later this year because of doubts over the quality of the pink ball, their powerful cricket board said on Thursday...

    “Yes, it’s pretty clear that we are not playing a day-night Test in Australia, no doubt about it,” BCCI administrator Vinod Rai said...

  • CJP falls ill during 3-day Chitral tour

    CHITRAL: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar who reached Chitral on a three-day private visit with his family on Wednesday night, could not visit Golen valley and a number of historical places scheduled for Thursday due to his illness...

    The visit of the famous Shandur Lake situated on the border of Chitral and Gilgit Baltistan at an altitude of 10,230 feet above sea level and 150km from here and the Kalash valley of...

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