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Pakistan buckled under India pressure to detain Hafiz Saeed: Lashkar founder’s brother

NEW DELHI: Pakistan detained Hafiz Saeed, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind and a US-designated terrorist, after pressure from India, his brother and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Hafiz Masood has said. Masood also said Saeed’s house arrest at his Lahore residence and subsequent ban on the LeT front Jamaat-ud-Dawa has not affected the proscribed charity that continued […] Read More »

Shahid Afridi announces international retirement

  Photo: AFP New Delhi: Legendary Pakistan cricketer Shahid  Afridi has announced his retirement from international cricket, ending his association with the Pakistan team after 21 years. The 36-year-old star had already quit Test and ODI cricket but still skippered the Pakistan Twenty20 team at the 2016 world championships in India. Although, Afridi said he […] Read More »

All eyes on Shahzad as 5 Afghan players enter IPL auctions

Photo: AFP New Delhi: In a historic first, the BCCI has decided to include five Afghanistan cricketers including hard-hitting wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammed Shahzad, whose pyrotechnics had grabbed eyeballs during the last edition of World T20 in India, in the IPL auction pool. The others are, batsman Asghar Stanikzhai, pacer Dawlat Zadran, all-rounder Mohammed Nabi and bowler […] Read More »