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  • India hangs four over 2012 Delhi bus gang-rape

    India executed four men on Friday for the gang-rape and murder of a woman on a Delhi bus in 2012 that sparked huge nationwide protests and international revulsion...

    The four were hanged before dawn at Tihar Jail in the Indian capital, the head of the prison Sandeep Goel told AFP, in India's first execution since 2015...

  • 2012 order by ex-CJP against lawmakers was rather harsh: SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court finally realised on Friday that its 2012 order that lawmakers disqualified for hiding their dual nationality return their salaries and other pecuniary benefits and criminal prosecution be initiated against them appeared to be harsh...

    A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had taken up a set of review petitions filed by former health minister Begum Shehnaz Sheikh and former...

  • 'I say sorry to Pakistan': Danish Kaneria admits to involvement in 2012 spot-fixing scandal

    Kaneria, who was given a life ban by English cricket chiefs that effectively applied worldwide, said in an interview for an Al Jazeera television documentary quoted by the Mail: "My name is Danish Kaneria and I admit that I was guilty of the two charges brought against me by the England and Wales Cricket Board in 2012...

    "Leg-spinner Kaneria, who insisted he was repentant as he called for his life ban to be overturned, added: "I want...

  • Pakistan returns Indian arrested in 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan authorities returned an Indian prisoner to authorities of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah border crossing on Monday...

    According to an official, Ghulam Qadir had crossed the Line of Control in Kashmir and entered the Pakistan territory illegally in 2012...

  • Yuvraj, Nehra the surprise picks as India names T20 squad

    NEW DELHI: Veterans Yuvraj Singh and Ashish Nehra Saturday returned to India's Twenty20 side for next month's limited-overs tour of Australia, where it will play five one-day internationals and three Twenty20 games...

    Yuvraj, remembered for his six sixes in an over to Stuart Broad during the inaugural edition of the World Twenty20 in 2007, was picked as India looks for a finisher batting at number six or seven for the World Twenty20...

  • Empty stands eclipse Windies-India Test as fans protest Sammy's axing from T20 squad

    The ongoing third Test between West Indies and India at Saint Lucia is being played in front of empty stands due to the protests in support of the local cricketer Darren Sammy...

    Sammy, under whose leadership West Indies lifted two ICC World T20 titles in 2012 and 2016, was sacked from T20 captaincy on August 5 during a "30-second-long call" by chairman of selectors Courtney Browne, as the 32-year-old revealed in a video message that...

  • Women’s squad named for T20 series against BD

    LAHORE: Led by Bismah Maroof a 15-member Pakistan women’s squad was named on Wednesday for the three-match Twenty20 series against Bangladesh scheduled to start here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday...

    Besides T20s, Bangladesh will also play two ODIs during their tour to Pakistan and all the matches will be staged at the Gaddafi Stadium...

  • Gul not giving up on World T20 dream as Pakistan prepare to name squad

    Fast bowler Umar Gul is eyeing a spot in the World Twenty20 team as Pakistan prepares to name its 15-man squad for the tournament after a two-day delay...

    The 31-year-old pacer was selected for the recently concluded T20 series against New Zealand after a gap of about 10 months but Gul finished with just two wickets after being picked for only two games of the three-match series...

  • Shehzad out, Khurram Manzoor in as Pakistan name World T20 squad

    The World Twenty20 dream is over for Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Gul as Pakistan named its 15-man squad after a lengthy meeting which split the selection committee...

    Shehzad, who scored a match-winning 71 off 46 balls for Quetta Gladiators against Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) last week, could not impress the selectors enough to earn a spot in the national team...

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