Pakistan News

    India Pakistan Border Ceremony Bbc Sport

  • 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...

  • BBC disclosures confirm Pakistan's suspicions about India: Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Talking to media personnel on Thursday, Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said the sensitive disclosures made in the BBC report confirmed Pakistan's suspicions about India's involvement in the country...

    Nisar said intelligence agencies had in the past reported India's interference inside Pakistan, adding that recent statements from the Indian leadership were a clear indication of foreign involvement...

  • Jousting for support, Pakistan’s bid to keep cavalry sport alive

    KOT FATEH KHAN: Festooned with garlands and colourful bridles, turbaned riders mounted on horseback in full gallop lower their lances at tiny wooden blocks as they practise the centuries-old tradition of tent pegging in Pakistan...

    Diehard fans of the cavalry sport worry that the tradition is on its last legs, in the absence of official support and a lack of popularity among the young, urban Pakistani masses...

  • Pakistan sport hits low point with qualifying debacle

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s sporting decline has left the vast South Asian nation that once prided itself on producing the world’s best hockey and squash players facing up to an Olympics for which none of its athletes have qualified...

    While cricket remains a wildly popular game in Pakistan, a nation of almost 200 million people, most other sports have shrunk in popularity as the successes of the 1980s and early 1990s have become a distant...

  • SFP aims to make softball a medal-winning sport for Pakistan: Asif Azeem

    KARACHI: The newly-elected Secretary General of Pakistan Softball Federation (SFP), Asif Azeem has said that his organization will make all out efforts to promote the game of softball in Pakistan and abroad and will arrange training courses for the players, coaches and the umpires to enhance their abilities and knowledge of the game...

    Talking to media here recently, Asif said it is his primary goal to engage top softball officials of...

  • ‘Proud British fighter’ Amir Khan wants to boost sport in Pakistan, too

    ISLAMABAD: Boxer Amir Khan has denied betraying his British upbringing after being criticised for saying he would represent Pakistan at the Rio Games, insisting he only wanted to boost the sport in his parents' country of birth...

    I'm a proud British fighter, but it's the way people took it out of context and calling me a traitor — I meant it in a way that I'd rather give someone else an opportunity instead because Pakistan has no...

  • India provided funds to MQM, claims BBC report

    KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has received funding from Indian authorities, claims a startling report published by the BBC on Wednesday...

    Explore: Big brother is watchingMQM Coordination Committee Member Wasay Jalil in response to the report posted a short statement to Twitter, rejecting BBC's allegations...

  • BBC report accuses MQM of receiving funds from India; Muttahida rejects charge

    KARACHI: Based on the statement of an unnamed ‘authoritative Pakistani source’, a BBC report said on Wednesday that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement had been receiving funds from the Indian government — a charge categorically rejected by the MQM...

    The website of the BBC News carried the news report — Pakistan’s MQM ‘received Indian funding’ — by freelance British journalist and one of the hosts of the BBC’s Newshour programme, Owen...

  • BBC report: Pakistan in touch with British authorities, confirms FO

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) confirmed on Friday that the Government of Pakistan is in touch with British authorities with a view to seek information and facts of the BBC report that claimed Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has received funding from Indian authorities...

    "The contents of BBC's report are of vital significance to the state of Pakistan," said the FO spokesman Qazi Khalilullah...

  • BBC story on 'Pakistan's secret human rights abuses' a pack of lies: ISPR

    The military's media wing on Monday issued a strongly worded response to a BBC story that documented alleged human rights abuses in the tribal areas of former Fata, and termed the report a "pack of lies"...

    The BBC story published on June 2, titled Uncovering Pakistan's secret human rights abuses, looks into Pakistan's long battle with militants as part of the post-9/11 "war on terror" and carries the accounts of locals as well as the...

  • Afghan Taliban say will visit Pakistan if formally invited: BBC report

    The Afghan Taliban have said that they will visit Pakistan and meet Prime Minister Imran Khan if they are formally invited for a meeting by Islamabad, BBC Urdu reported on Thursday, citing an official...

    He had said he hoped that in the coming days, "we will be able to urge the Taliban to talk with the Afghan government and come to a political solution", a point that was promptly appreciated by US President Donald Trump — who noted...

  • More
Back to top