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Warne wants to have a bowl alongside leggie

DUBAI: Legendary Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne on Tuesday said he would like to train with fast-rising Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah in the nets, a wish Pakistan management welcomed. Warne, on a promotional tour to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), said he believes Yasir is a world-class bowler. “If I could ...

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4.2-magnitude earthquake shakes Swat again

SWAT (Web Desk/ AFP) – Tremors were felt today (Wednesday) in the Swat region again in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake that killed more than 250 people in Pakistan. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, the epicenter of the seismic activity was Hindu Kush Region Afghanistan, and had a depth ...

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Trapped in snow for days, five cops rescued from Naran checkpost

MANSEHRA: Relief workers with the use of helicopters have rescued five police personnel trapped for the past five days after heavy snowfall in upper Naran-Kaghan Valley in Mansehra District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The policeman became trapped at the checkpost in Basal, about 50 kilometres from Naran, after heavy snowfall ...

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20 suspects indicted in Youhanabad lynching case

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court in Lahore on Wednesday indicted 20 suspects for their alleged involvement in an incident of mob violence that resulted in the lynching of two men following twin suicide bombings on a church in Youhanabad earlier this year. Hafiz Naeem and Babar Noman were picked up by ...

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PM announces earthquake relief package for KP, FATA and GB

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday announced a relief package by the federal government for the earthquake affected people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). He said that the families of persons killed in the earthquake will be given Rs 0.6 million per person. ...

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Rupee sinks to fresh two-year low against dollar

KARACHI: The Pakistani rupee on Wednesday slipped to a fresh two-year low of 105.80 against the US dollar in the interbank market, falling 56 paisa from its previous closing. In the open market, the rupee was down 30 paisa from Tuesday’s closing, trading at 105.60 against the USD. Due to ...

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