Everything you need to know about Amir Khas: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Amir Khas: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Karachi, May 20 (ANI): Pakistan cricketer Umar Gul's absence from the ICC Champions Trophy squad due to the knee surgery is a big blow for Pakistan given his love for major tournaments, English conditions and, lately, digging his team out of trouble with the bat, according to the Pakistani media.
Karachi, May 17 (ANI): A Pakistani-American man, who was kidnapped on May 14 has been recovered by the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) and Karachi police, following a joint operation carried out late night in Defence Phase-II area of Karachi.
Karachi, May 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Amir Sohail has called the ICC a 'total failure', saying that it has proved its incompetence again in tackling the corruption in the game.
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): The five Australian players playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals have reportedly been cleared of any spot-fixing charges, although they will be questioned as part of a major police investigation.
Lahore, May 16 (ANI): Slain Indian convict Sarabjit Singh's lawyer Awais Sheikh and his son, who were kidnapped on Thursday morning in Lahore, have been found.
Karachi, May 15 (ANI): The Secretary General of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has said that massive rigging took place in the Punjab during the elections and that a white paper would be issued after collecting evidence in this regard.
Karachi, May 14 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has urged the players to take strong caution during the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy to safeguard themselves during a 'sensitive return' to England following the spot-fixing scandal three years ago.
Karachi, Apr 25 (ANI): Pakistani fast bowler Wahab Riaz has said that he believed that the national team will not be haunted by the spot-fixing scandal when they go to England for the ICC Champions Trophy in June.
Karachi, Apr 18 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly planning to send a 'vigilance expert' with its squad to England during the ICC Champions Trophy to protect the players from potential match fixers.
London, Apr 18 (ANI): The Court of Arbitration of Sports (CAS) has dismissed the appeals of Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif over their spot-fixing bans.
Dubai, April 17 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) Wednesday rejected the appeals by tainted Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif against the International Cricket Council's (ICC) ban on them.
Dubai, April 17 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson has issued the following statement after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected appeals by Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif against the decisions of the independent Anti-Corruption Tribunal, which had been imposed under the ICC's Anti-Corruption Code in February 2011.
London, Apr.16 (ANI): Former world light welterweight champion Amir Khan and his brother Haroon Khan, who will make his debut in boxing, have received hate tweets, following one of Amir's tweets on English boxer Kell Brook.
Islamabad, Apr. 5 (ANI): Election authorities in Pakistan have begun forcing candidates for parliament to prove their Islamic credentials, often in front of TV cameras, in a test of whether any space remains for secularism in the country's politics.
Kuwait, April 2 (IANS/WAM) Maldivian President Mohammad Waheed arrived here Monday on a three-day visit, accompanied by a delegation of state officials.
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Two former Pakistani parliamentarians -- Jamshed Dasti and Amir Yar Waran -- have been indicted on charges of having fake educational degrees, a media report said.
Cairo, April 1 (IANS) Egyptian government has said it believes Iran should participate in the diplomatic efforts to find out a solution of the ongoing Syria conflict.
London, Mar. 30 (ANI): British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan has given up trying to win over every fan, as he said he will always be ridiculed whatever he does.
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday sent the son-in-law of a joint commissioner of Delhi Police to one day police custody, after his wife filed an FIR against him for demanding dowry.
Islamabad, Mar 15 (ANI): Pakistan chief selector Iqbal Qasim has claimed the lack of quality fast bowlers in the country is a matter of concern for them, adding they need to nurture more quicks on the grassroots
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Sanjeev Jaiswal, seen as Ajmal Amir Kasab in Ram Gopal Varma's "The Attacks Of 26/11", says his biggest challenge was that people shouldn't feel he bagged the role just because he resembled the terrorist.
Sydney, Feb 19 (IANS) Supercomputers are helping tweak antioxidants to stave off age-related diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer's, shows a study.
Sydney, Feb 17 (ANI): Keith Bradshaw, the former Lord's cricket chief who helped bring down Pakistan's shamed spot-fixers, has moved to fire-proof Australia's international and state players from the evils of organised crime.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Ace designer Rajesh Pratap Singh has been roped in as the first ever wool ambassador for India by Woolmark, one of the internationally well-known textile fibre brands.
London, Feb. 11 (ANI): Al-Qaeda's branch in North Africa had created an academy for terrorists during its occupation of Timbuktu.
Islamabad, Feb 9 (ANI): The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) would take around month's time to give its verdict on the appeals made by disgraced Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif to overturn the ban they received by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the spot fixing scandal.
Islamabad, Feb 9 (ANI): Banned Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt has expressed gratitude to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for hearing his appeal against his ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for his involvement in the spot fixing scandal that shook the world of cricket.
Tehran, Feb 7 (IANS) Iran's state-run Press TV channel Thursday aired "decoded video recordings" which it said were obtained from a US RQ-170 stealth aircraft downed and captured by Tehran in December 2011.
Lahore, Feb. 6 (ANI): British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan has arrived in Lahore to make preparations for his wedding.
Damascus, Feb 2 (IANS) Iran's supreme national security council chief Saed Jalili stressed Saturday that his country will keep supporting Syria in the face of foreign aggression, reported Xinhua citing the state TV.
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Israeli officials informed their US counterparts prior to an air strike along the Syria-Lebanon border, media reports said Thursday.
Tel Aviv, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The demand for gas masks almost tripled in Israel in January amid concerns about the safety of the Syrian chemical weapons stockpile.
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) India and Pakistan are being forced to patch up due to commercial and financial interests, feels critically acclaimed Pakistani novelist and translator Musharraf Ali Farooqi.
London, Jan. 18 (ANI): The chief executive of Sony has signalled that the firm plans to adopt an Apple-like strategy of focusing on the high-end as it aims to turn its smartphone business into source of growth.
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Amir Khan was seen leaving a London nightclub with a mystery woman just hours before flying out to see his fiancee.
Moscow, Jan 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Iranian accused of violating sanctions against Tehran has been released after nearly three years in US custody, Press TV reported Saturday.
Islamabad, Jan 5(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector, Iqbal Qasim has claimed pace men Junaid Khan and Mohammad Irfan are the biggest finds from the ongoing limited over series against archrivals India.
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan was the most volatile region for media persons in south Asia in 2012, with 13 journalists losing their lives during the year, a report said.
Tehran, Jan. 1 (Xinhua-ANI): Iranian Navy forces test-fired short-range and medium-range missiles as well as torpedoes " successfully" in ongoing naval drill on Monday.
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Saturday rejected Western media reports it was planning to close the Strait of Hormuz during a six-day naval drill that was launched Friday.
Islamabad, Dec 28(ANI): Disgraced Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif is set to reveal startling facts about the spot-fixing scandal, which shamed Pakistani cricket in 2010 during the Lord's Test, in a new book penned by renowned cricket writer, Kamran Abbasi.
Islamabad, Dec 28 (ANI): The Pakistani Taliban's spokesman has outlined conditions for a ceasefire, which says the country must stop its involvement in the war pitting Afghan insurgents against the Kabul government and refocus on a war of "revenge" against India.
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Six days after a 23-year old woman was brutally tortured and gang-raped, three policemen were suspended for dereliction of duty that night, police said Saturday.
Washington, Dec. 20 (ANI): The year 2012 has been one of the worst years for the media in recent memory as 67 journalists were killed in the line of duty during the year across Pakistan, Syria and Somalia, according to a report released by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
London, Dec 18(ANI): British boxer Amir Khan's father Shah has blasted claims that his son broke both hands in Saturday night's hammering of Carlos Molina.
Islamabad, Dec. 17 (ANI): The latest Taliban attack on the Peshawar airport highlights the terror outfit's recent focus on higher-profile and official targets.
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik Sunday visited the shrine of the 14th century Sufi saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya and prayed for a "harmonious relationship" between India and Pakistan.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The India-Pakistan "journey to peace" is progressing "very well", Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Friday.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Amnesty International has urged President Pranab Mukherjee to halt further executions and has picked procedural holes in the hanging of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab.
Toronto, Dec 13 (IANS) The shorthanded Toronto Raptors lost 88-94 against the Brooklyn Nets in NBA action here for their 19th defeat.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed has said any further movement on India-Pakistan ties will depend on Islamabad acting against perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attack.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The People's Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) Thursday condemned the hanging of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab and alleged that legal procedures were violated in his execution.
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistani American David Coleman Headley, a key plotter in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, will be sentenced Jan 17, it was reported here Thursday.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) A 22?year?old man committed suicide by jumping before a Delhi Metro train here, police said Tuesday.
Islamabad, Nov 27(ANI): Pakistan's disgraced fast-bowler Mohammad Amir is positive about making a comeback to international cricket for Pakistan and feels if West Indies all rounder Marlon Samuels can make a successful return then he can also do the same.
Islamabad, Nov. 25 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) hardliners, led by Begum Kalsoom Nawaz, have successfully got approval from party chief, Nawaz Sharif, to corner newcomers in the party they dub "Musharraf's cronies".
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says he has stuck to authentic facts for "The Attacks of 26/11", his movie based on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Roger Hunt, one of the Britons who survived the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, Friday said the talk of 'closure' with Ajmal Amir Kasab's execution was dubious.
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Roger Hunt, one of the Britons to narrowly survive the Mumbai terror attack, said Friday that justice may have been done with Ajmal Amir Kasab's hanging but it could not replace loved ones.
London, November 23 (ANI): Boxer Amir Khan sparked speculation that he has split with his fiancee Faryal Makhdoom after asking on Twitter "Is single life the best life?"
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan feels the execution of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab has brought relief to those who suffered in the 26/11 Mumbai attack.
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) The execution of Ajmal Amir Kasab has revived the memory of a senseless but well?planned act of mass murder that brought Pakistan and India to the brink of war, leading Pakistani daily Dawn said Thursday.
Amritsar, Nov 21 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Wednesday sounded a general alert along the 553?km international border between India and Pakistan after the hanging of Pakistani national and 26/11 Mumbai attack terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab in Pune.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Ajmal Amir Kasab is the first non?Indian to be hanged in post?independent India.
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) The Pakistani foreign office Wednesday described as "incorrect and baseless" Indian media reports that a note from India about the execution of Ajmal Amir Kasab was not accepted by Pakistan.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) When preparations were on to make hang Pakistani Ajmal Amir Kasab, Indian diplomats were opposing a UN General Assembly resolution for the abolition of death penalty.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said that the families of people killed in the Mumbai terror attacks of 2008 would find some satisfaction that justice has been done following Ajmal Amir Kasab's execution.
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Maharashtra was on high alert Wednesday after the execution of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab.
Patna, Nov 21 (IANS) Relatives of victims of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack Wednesday here were happy with the execution of Pakistani national Ajmal Amir Kasab.
Islamabad, Nov. 21 (ANI): A senior commander of Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has said that Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab, who was executed in India on Wednesday for his role in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, was a "hero" who will inspire more attacks.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The father of Sandeep Unnikrishnan, a NSG commando slain in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, Wednesday said Ajmal Amir Kasab's execution was a step in the right direction.
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) His sister and brother?in?law were killed in the Mumbai terror attack but actor Ashish Chowdhry is not rejoicing the hanging of Pakistani Ajmal Amir Kasab who he says was "brainwashed" and "driven to kill in the name of god".
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said the hanging of Ajmal Amir Kasab was in accordance with Indian laws and he had been given "all necessary opportunities" without discrimination.
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Ajmal Amir Kasab was buried inside the premises of Pune's Yerawada Central Jail shortly after he was hanged, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee had rejected the mercy plea of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone Pakistani terrorist involved in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks who was hanged Wednesday morning, a few weeks ago, said an official.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan had been informed about the hanging of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone Pakistani terrorist caught in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Wednesday.
Pune, Nov 21 (IANS) Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving Pakistani terrorist of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, was hanged at Pune's Yerwada Jail Wednesday morning, a top official said.
Pune, Nov 21 (IANS) Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving Pakistani terrorist of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, was hanged at Pune's Yerwada Jail Wednesday morning.
Karachi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) former CEO Arif Ali Khan Abbasi has welcomed an Indian court decision to overturn the life ban on former Indian skipper Azharuddin for alleged match fixing, and said that the decision had proved that cricketers could not be punished for wrong doing just on circumstantial evidence.
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a new device that converts images into music to help individuals without vision reach for objects in space.
Ghaziabad, Nov 5 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the fourth and final day of play between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh of the Ranji Trophy Group B tie here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Monday:
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, who has long opposed India-Pakistan cricket ties, Monday asked party activists "not to permit" the forthcoming matches between the two countries anywhere in India.
Mumbai, Nov.4 (ANI): Police in Mumbai said on Sunday that 26/11 terror attack convict Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab is suffering from fever and undergoing treatment at the high security Arthur Road jail.
Ghaziabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the Delhi vs Uttar Pradesh Group B Ranji Trophy tie here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Sunday:
Ghaziabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Sunday got closer to an outright win in their Ranji Trophy Group B tie against Delhi, who lead by 29 runs with only six wickets left with a full day's play remaining at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here.
London, Nov. 1 (ANI): Boxing ace Amir Khan has landed in a new row after he suggested that his former trainer Freddie Roach was battling with Parkinson's Disease, and subsequently backtracked from the comments.
London, October 30 (ANI): The fiancee of Amir Khan gushed about her wedding plans just hours before learning that he cheated on her with two girls.
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Amir Khan is said to have cheated on his beautiful fiancee Faryal Makhdoom with two women on the same day.
Kabul, Oct 26 (IANS) Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for the killing of two US soldiers in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province Thursday by a man wearing Afghan police uniform, Xinhua reported Friday.
Kabul, Oct. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): The Taliban militants on Friday claimed responsibility for an attack carried out by a man wearing the uniform of Afghan police in southern Uruzgan province.
Tehran, Oct 22 (IANS) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said here Monday that the national Syrian talks will be held "soon," reported Xinhua citing the official IRNA news agency.
Islamabad, Oct 20(ANI): Shahid Afridi has slammed former Pakistan captain Salman Butt for criticising him following a below par outing at the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka, and advised media houses to avoid hiring tainted experts like Butt.
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): One of Pakistan's most reputed cricket journalist, Mirza Iqbal Baig, has claimed uneducated but talented cricketers from small towns and villages in the country like Mohammad Amir need to be groomed properly, and failing to do so might hamper Pakistan cricket's image further
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The trial in the 2011 Delhi High Court blast case started in a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here Monday.
Jerusalem, Oct 14 (IANS) The Israel Air Force (IAF) Sunday grounded all fighter jet squadrons after a midair near collision last week capped a series of serious accidents over the last year.
Tashkent, Oct 12 (IANS) Top seeded Lukas Lacko of Slovakia will clash with fifth seeded Ivan Dodig of Croatia while Czech Jan Mertl will take on Uladzimir Ignatik of Belarus in the semifinals of the $125,000 Tashkent ATP Challenger at the Olympic Tennis School here.
London, Oct 12 (ANI): A masked thug has taunted fighter Amir Khan over claims he and his brother knocked down a gang of would-be carjackers, as two expletive-riddled tirades have been posted on YouTube under the title Amir Khan The Real Truth.
Tashkent, Oct 11 (IANS) Israel's third seeded Dudi Sela and unseeded Amir Weintraub made the singles quarterfinals of the $125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger in contrasting styles here Thursday.
Colombo, Oct 2 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is keeping a close eye on it's players during the ongoing Twenty20 World in a bid to ensure there is no repeat of any kind of spot-fixing scandal.
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Iran has unveiled a long-range drone capable of reaching Israel and most of the Middle East months after capturing a US one, a media report said.