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    Indian Cricket Team In Pakistan 1989 Earthquake

  • 10,000 were killed in China's 1989 Tiananmen crackdown: British cable

    At least 10,000 people were killed in the Chinese army's crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in June 1989, according to a newly released British diplomatic cable that recounts the bloodshed in gruesome detail...

    The estimate, given on June 5, 1989, the day after the crackdown, is almost 10 times higher than that commonly accepted at the time of several hundred to more than a thousand dead...

  • Sudan to try ousted Bashir over 1989 coup

    Bashir, 76, who is already behind bars for corruption, could face the death penalty if convicted over his 1989 coup against the democratically elected government of prime minister Sadek al-Mahdi...

    They are all accused of having plotted the June 30, 1989 coup when the army arrested Sudan’s political leaders, suspended parliament and other state bodies, closed the airport and announced the putsch on the radio...

  • Pakistan seeks ICC ban on Indian team for politicising cricket

    SUKKUR / LAHORE: Pakistan has expressed disappointment at the Indian cricket team’s decision to don army caps during a match against Australia, and has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to ban the Indian team for politicising the game...

    Speaking to reporters at Jatoi House in Sukkur on Saturday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that International Cricket Council (ICC) should take a suo motu notice of the...

  • Anil Kumble steps down as coach of Indian cricket team: reports

    Amid speculation of a rift between Indian skipper Virat Kohli and team coach Anil Kumble, the latter stepped down from his post on Tuesday after the team's loss to Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final, according to Indian media reports...

    ANI reported that Kumble's contract had expired and he did not wish to continue his job as the team's head coach...

  • Shastri cherishes his stint with Indian cricket team

    NEW DELHI: Ravi Shastri considers his 18-month stint as the Indian cricket team’s director the “most cherished and memorable phase” of his life but does not want to comment on whether he would seek a contract renewal...

    “I have no doubt in my mind that these are the best 18 months that I have spent during my association with Indian cricket as a player and then as a team director...

  • BCCI set to sign billion-dollar deal as fight for Indian cricket team's broadcast rights heats up

    India's cricket board is set to break the billion dollar barrier in its new media rights deal after two days of intense bidding between rival firms, which are scheduled to end Thursday...

    Bidding hit $926 million Wednesday in the fight between Star India, Sony and Reliance Jio for television and digital rights for the Indian cricket team and domestic championships from 2018 to 2023...

  • Over 200 dead as 7.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan

    5 magnitude earthquake struck major cities of Pakistan, including the northern areas on Monday, leaving at least 200 dead and more than 1,000 injured due to building collapses, landslides, stampedes and other quake related incidents...

    The earthquake struck the country at 2:09pm today (Monday)...

  • Pakistan vows to provide 25pc of Nepal’s earthquake shelter needs

    BAKU (Azerbaijan): Pakistan pledged on Sunday to fulfil around 25 per cent of Nepal’s requirements of providing shelter to 300,000 people rendered homeless by the devastating earthquake as the mountainous country put its death toll beyond 7,000, and estimated up to $15 billion for rehabilitation and reconstruction...

    At a function on the sidelines of the 48th meeting of the board of governors of Asian Development Bank, Finance...

  • 2005 earthquake: Ten years of searching for Pakistan's missing

    MUZAFFARABAD: The morning the Pakistan earthquake struck ten years ago, Nazish Naz had been reluctant to go to school, telling her elder sister the day felt cursed...

    Her family are among hundreds of relatives struggling to trace loved ones lost in the earthquake, as all records of whether they survived were destroyed in the chaotic aftermath...

  • Strong earthquake jolts Pakistan, Afghanistan

    2-magnitude earthquake hit northern Afghanistan and Pakistan late on Friday, two months after more than 300 people were killed by a quake in the same mountainous region...

    Know more: Guide: What you should do when an earthquake strikes The US Geological Survey said the earthquake, initially reported as magnitude 6...

  • Earthquake tremors felt in northwestern Pakistan

    CHITRAL: Earthquake tremors were felt in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa early Saturday morning, a few weeks after a severe earthquake hit northern Afghanistan and Pakistan...

    People left their houses and workplaces and headed out for open spaces fearing a strong earthquake...

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