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  • Rivals wary of India's all-surface attack, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

    Batting has traditionally been India’s strength but their World Cup rivals will also be wary of their all-surface pace attack, swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has said...

    Kumar’s ability to move the ball offsets his lack of pace and like any other swing bowler, he is looking forward to making the most of the English conditions that encourage his craft...

  • Security a concern everywhere, not just in Pakistan: Kumar Sangakkara

    Former Sri Lanka captain and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) President Kumar Sangakkara on Thursday said that security is a major concern everywhere in the world, adding that the steps that have been taken in Pakistan over the past few years have instilled great confidence in cricketing nations...

    Sangakkara will be captaining the club’s 12-man squad in the Feb 13 to 19 tour during which the visitors will play both 20 and 50-over match...

  • Kumar, Dhoni help India overcome Sri Lanka

    PALLEKELE: Bhuvneshwar Kumar scored his maiden half-century and shared an unbroken 100-run stand with Mahendra Singh Dhoni to anchor India’s chase after a stunning batting collapse as the visitors edged past Sri Lanka by three wickets in the rain-affected second One-day International to go 2-0 up in the five-match series on Thursday (partly reported in Friday’s edition)...

    Sri Lanka, sent in to bat first, made 236-8 in 50 overs... ...

  • Actor Dilip Kumar intervened to defuse Kargil crisis: Kasuri

    NEW DELHI: Indian movie idol and recipient of Pakistan’s highest civilian award Dilip Kumar had intervened with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to help defuse the 1999 Kargil crisis, former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri said on Tuesday...

    Kasuri quoted an aide of Sharif as confiding with him that in the middle of a conversation in July 1999 between the Pakistan prime minister and India’s Atal Behari Vajpayee, the latter handed...

  • PHC asks if govt still interested in acquiring ‘Dilip Kumar’s house’

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Tuesday summoned the secretary of the provincial culture and archeology department for today (Wednesday) to clarify the government’s position on the declaration of acting legend Dilip Kumar’s purported ancestral house as national heritage...

    He said while there was one claim that Dilip Kumar had spent his childhood days in the house, it was contrary to facts on record as he was born in 1922 and his...

  • Govt drops plan to acquire ‘Dilip Kumar’s house’

    PESHAWAR: The dispute about the purported ancestral house of acting legend Dilip Kumar took a new turn on Wednesday as the provincial government informed the Peshawar High Court that it had dropped the plan of acquiring the said property but declared it a protected antiquity with the owner being stopped from renovating it or making alteration to it...

    He insisted while there was one claim that Dilip Kumar had spent his childhood in...

  • Who's the lucky duo playing Kishore Kumar, Mohd Rafi?

    Bollywood boys Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Varun Dhawan may be vying for the chance to play musical legends Kishore Kumar and Mohammad Rafi in Arif Ali's second film, Sitaarey, according to a DNA India report...

    Rumour has it that Sitaarey is based on the top two Bollywood singers back in the '70s, and it is no stretch of the imagination to suggest that the pair is none other than Kishore Kumar-Mohammad Rafi...

  • Kumar Sangakkara: 'Sri Lanka's greatest' prepares for final battle

    COLOMBO: Whatever happens in his final Test, Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara is assured of a place in history as one of the finest batsmen who graced the game...

    Then, having decided to retire from one-day cricket after the World Cup this year, Sangakkara became the first batsman to hit four consecutive centuries in the showpiece event where Sri Lanka made the quarter-finals...

  • Dilip Kumar is well!

    Admirers of arguably the greatest actor the subcontinent has produced, Dilip Kumar, were saddened and worried by the news that he was admitted to a hospital last week and was in a critical condition...

  • Manoj Kumar hospitalised

    Seasoned Bollywood actor Manoj Kumar was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital, Mumbai on Dec 4...

    Kumar is one of the most respected senior artists of the Indian film industry...

  • Dilip Kumar’s birthday celebrated at birthplace

    PESHAWAR: The 93rd birthday of Bollywood legend Yusuf Khan popularly known as Dilip Kumar was celebrated in Peshawar, his birthplace, on Friday...

    Dilip Kumar was born in a Hindko-speaking Awan family at Mohallah Khudadad near Qissa Khawani Bazaar of the provincial capital and had spent 12 years of his childhood there...

  • ECP notifies jailed Baldev Kumar as returned candidate for PA

    PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday notified Baldev Kumar, the alleged killer of MPA Sardar Soran Singh, as returned candidate on the seat reserved for non-Muslims in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly...

    However, talking to Dawn spokesperson for the provincial government Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani said that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf-led provincial government was determined to use all ways and means to stop the...

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