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  • Five dead after gun battle in Garhi Dewan

    Five people lost their lives, including two children that succumbed to their injuries on Friday, as a result of bullet injuries sustained during a heavy exchange of fire between two groups over the petty issue of children’s fight in Garhi Dewan village near Larkana on May 25...

  • All eyes on PPP’s gathering at Garhi Khuda Bakhsh

    ISLAMABAD: Traditional gathering of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leaders at Garhi Khuda Bakhsh this year has acquired significance as the country’s political leadership is eagerly awaiting the outcome of the party’s meeting being held on Dec 27 (tomorrow) — the day the party had set as a deadline for acceptance of its four demands by the government...

  • Women-only jirga to decide violence cases in Garhi Habibullah

    MANSEHRA: A women-only jirga was formed in Garhi Habibullah town in Balakot tehsil on Thursday to decide cases of violence against female members of the local population...

    In this light, we’ve decided that we’ll decide about such cases by holding own jirgas,” said member of the 16-member jirga Ruqia Zafar after the oath-taking ceremony in Garhi Habibullah...

  • Lahore bus attack hero hails Sri Lanka cricketers

    LAHORE: Driver Meher Mohammad Khalil became a hero when militants attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team bus on a busy street in Lahore in 2009, holding his nerve under gunfire to whisk them to safety...

    Eight years later he is ready to welcome Sri Lanka back for Pakistan’s first cricket match against a top international team since that terrible day...

  • T20 in Lahore subject to security, says Sri Lanka Cricket chief

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will send its team to Pakistan for a Twenty20 International next month only after more security assessments...

    SLC chief executive Ashley de Silva said on Thursday that officials will continue to monitor security in Pakistan from the UAE where Sri Lanka are scheduled to play two Test matches, five ODIs and two T20 Internationals against Pakistan at neutral venues...

  • Lahore gears up to host T20 between Sri Lanka and Pakistan

    Pakistan set to showcase its security capabilities to the cricketing world for the third time in eight months on Sunday as it hosts Sri Lanka in a Twenty20 international at Lahore's heavily guarded Gaddafi Stadium...

    Security plans for the third Twenty20 match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka have been finalised, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations Lahore Haider Ashraf told DawnNews on Saturday...

  • Sri Lanka set to reconsider playing Lahore T20

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket authorities are reconsidering plans to play a match against Pakistan in Lahore later this month after their players expressed security concerns, officials said on Saturday...

    Sri Lanka are currently scheduled to play their third Twenty20 International of the series in Lahore on Oct 29, just over eight years after their national side team was ambushed by gunmen in the same city...

  • Final T20 in Lahore: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 36 runs to claim series

    Pakistan marked the return of Sri Lanka with a 3-0 Twenty20 series whitewash on Sunday, as officials hoped the match will help re-establish the country's reputation for hosting international cricket...

    The third and final Twenty20 match, which Pakistan comfortably won by 36 runs at Gaddafi stadium in Lahore, was Sri Lanka's first since their team bus was attacked near the same venue in March 2009...

  • Sri Lanka likely to play one T20 in Lahore

    Sri Lanka will play one T20 match in Lahore — subject to security clearance — later this month, a Sri Lanka Cricket Board official said on Monday...

    Sri Lanka will also play five one-day internationals and two T20 matches in the Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah, a board official told AFP...

  • Sri Lanka to end Pakistan series with final T20 in Lahore

    LAHORE: Subject to security clearance, Sri Lanka will conclude their series against Pakistan with the last of three Twenty20 Internationals at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on Oct 29, according to the itinerary released here on Saturday...

    The PCB had been trying to convince its Sri Lankan counterpart to play two T20 matches in Lahore, but the islanders accepted just one T20 match in the city that came under terror attack during Sri...

  • Sri Lanka confirms to play final T20 in Lahore

    Sri Lanka's cricket authority said on Monday it will go ahead with its tour of Pakistan later this month for the third and final Twenty20 match despite security concerns expressed by several players...

    Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said its executive committee agreed unanimously that the October 29 match in Lahore should go ahead as scheduled following reassurances of the best possible security...

  • Three Sri Lankan cricket team attackers killed in Lahore: CTD

    LAHORE: Four accused terrorists ? three of whom were charged with involvement in the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team ? were killed Saturday night, Punjab's Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed in a statement early Sunday...

    "On Aug 27 at about 11pm, a CTD team was taking accused terrorists involved in the Moon Market Iqbal Town Lahore blast of 2008 for pointation of a house in the Lakho Dehr area...

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