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  • British agency's tip-off helped uncover Pakistan Super League scandal: ICC

    Britain's National Crime Agency provided the initial intelligence that helped uncover a major spot-fixing scandal in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), a leading official from world cricket's governing body said on Thursday...

    Sir Ronnie Flanagan, head of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption and safety unit (ACSU) was speaking to reporters in Lahore after testifying in a case against opening batsman Sharjeel Khan, who has...

  • Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's redeemer from scandal to supremacy

    Misbah-ul-Haq defied critics and his advancing age to take Pakistan from the depths of a major spot-fixing scandal to the world's number one Test team, becoming their most successful captain along the way...

    The 42-year-old, who will retire at the end of the West Indies Test series starting Friday, completed Pakistan's climb to the top of the rankings with a hard-fought draw in England in 2016, exorcising the ghosts of the tainted...

  • Misbah — Pakistan’s redeemer from scandal to supremacy

    KARACHI: Misbah-ul-Haq defied critics and his advancing age to take Pakistan from the depths of a major spot-fixing scandal to the world’s number one Test team, becoming their most successful captain along the way...

    The 42-year-old, who will retire at the end of the West Indies Test series, completed Pakistan’s climb to the top of the rankings with a hard-fought draw in England in 2016, exorcising the ghosts of the tainted visit six...

  • Pakistan's bogus bomb-detectors in business despite global scandal

    But in an astonishing security threat, more than 15,000 of a new variant of the handheld device have been made in Pakistan to guard high-value facilities such as airports and government installations, despite officials conceding they are effectively useless...

    Pressed on whether Taliban and Al-Qaeda insurgents — who have been waging an insurgency that has that claimed more than 60,000 lives in Pakistan since 2004 — may by now be wise...

  • Child abuse scandal: Will Pakistan rise like India did?

    Child abuse is rampant in Pakistan, everyone secretly admits that it is a problem, but hardly ever openly...

    Explore: Pakistan’s Hidden Shame: Documentary reveals horrors of pedophilia in KPWill we come out onto the streets like people in Delhi did, like the people in Bangalore did, like the people in Kolkata did? Can Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi not muster similar courage?God knows we owe it to the abused and tortured, sons and...

  • A decade after Lord's scandal, match-fixing still haunts Pakistan cricket

    When Mohammad Amir bowled a no-ball against England on the opening day of the 2010 Test at Lord's, no one could have imagined his long stride past the crease marked the first step in a historic fixing scandal...

    Pakistan's captain Salman Butt had orchestrated the deliberate no-balls in return for money offered by undercover journalist Mazhar Majeed posing as a bookmaker...

  • Anum to lead Pakistan junior girls squad in Asian netball

    KARACHI: Anum Salam will lead the Pakistan junior netball girls team in the ninth Asian Junior Girls Netball Championship, scheduled to be held in Hong Kong from Dec 14-20...

    President of the Pakistan Netball Federation Mudassar Arain on Thursday announced the 13-member squad which comprises ten players, one stand-by, a coach and a manager...

  • ‘44 out of 1,000 teenage girls bear children in Pakistan’

    ISLAMABAD: In Pakistan, 44 out of 1,000 girls between the ages of 15 and 19 bear children, the country representative of the United Nations Population Fund said in a report launched recently...

    Dr Hassan Mohtashami, the country director of the United Nations Population Fund, speaking at the launch of the report said that if Pakistan had began focusing and investing in 10-year-old girls today, those children could become a beneficial...

  • Pakistan girls netball team off to Korea for Asian event

    LAHORE: Pakistan junior girls netball team left on Thursday for South Korea to take part in the 10th Asian Youth Girls Netball Champion­ship to be played at Jeonju from May 6-13...

    “The weeklong activity is being participated by Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Japan, Thailand, Brunei, Chinese Taipei, The Philippines, the UAE, Nepal, India, Pakistan and hosts South Korea,” said a spokesman for the Pakistan Netball...

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