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The mystery death of Pakistan's 'holy warrior'

Khadim Hussain Rizvi is now gone.But the mass appeal of fundamentalism among Pakistan's burgeoning, young, illiterate, unemployed and angry population isn't, observes Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Khadim......

Surely, the PM didn't cancel Taseer's OCI!

'That would be ridiculous and uncharacteristic of the PM.''It is also not how things happen in illiberal States.''In such places, lower-level functionaries of every rank and hue seek to ingratiate......

Restore Aatish Taseer's OCI card: Nobel winners to Modi

Over 260 prominent personalities including authors Nobel prize winners Margaret Atwood, Orhan Pamuk and John Coetzee on Thursday expressed concern over the alleged "targeting" of journalist Aatish......

Protests in Pak as Christian woman accused of blasphemy acquitted

IMAGE: Supporters of Jamiat Talaba Islam, student wing of religious and political party Jamaat-e-Islam, hold signs as they chant slogans after the Supreme Court overturned the conviction of a......

Pakistan court acquits Christian woman on death row for blasphemy

In a landmark verdict, Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of a Christian woman facing execution for blasphemy. Asia Bibi was convicted in 2010 after being accused......

Dutch hockey coach reluctant to return to Pakistan

Pakistan could lose their Dutch national team hockey coach Michel van den Heuvel who said on Thursday he was not keen to return because of security concerns. "I have not made up my mind as yet......

Haider urges PCB to clear his dues

Runaway wicket-keeper Zulqarnain Haider has urged the Pakistan Cricket Board to clear his dues amounting to Rs 1.5 million. Zulqarnain, who attended an important hearing of the British home......

'Pakistan must boycott 2011 WC matches in India'

Governor of the Punjab province Salman Taseer has asked Pakistan president Asif Zardari to direct the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to boycott its 2011 World Cup matches in India. A powerful......

Sangakkara, Mendis among SL players hurt in attack

Six Sri Lankan cricketers and their assistant coach were injured while their security guards were among eight people killed in the first ever terror strike in the history of the sport, forcing......

Shoaib to get a fair hearing: judge

The retired judge appointed to head the three-member appellate tribunal, which will hear Shoaib Akhtar's appeal against his five-year ban, on Tuesday said the pacer would be given a fair hearing.......

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