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Karachi building collapse: Toll rises to 22 as Pakistani rescuers recover nine more bodies; more deaths feared
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Karachi building collapse: Toll rises to 22 as Pakistani rescuers recover nine more bodies; more deaths feared

Building collapses are common in Pakistan as many are poorly constructed with cheap building materials and safety guidelines are ignored to cut costs.

Babar Azam says he will try to be as good as Virat Kohli and win matches for Pakistan
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Babar Azam says he will try to be as good as Virat Kohli and win matches for Pakistan

Pakistan batsman Babar Azam’s sparkling form has earned him comparisons with Virat Kohli but the elegant right-hander says he has a long way to go before he can be considered the Indian skipper’s equal.

Why China’s habit of picking fights with India and other middle powers is not a smart strategy
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Why China’s habit of picking fights with India and other middle powers is not a smart strategy

In bullying lesser powers, China is also shaping their strategic choices and forcing the nations into changing their external posture for a greater balancing manoeuvre.

WHO recommends Pakistan reimpose 'intermittent lockdowns' as country fails to meet global body's conditions for lifting restrictions
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WHO recommends Pakistan reimpose 'intermittent lockdowns' as country fails to meet global body's conditions for lifting restrictions

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended Pakistani authorities reimpose 'intermittent lockdowns; of targeted areas to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, stating the country did not meet the global body's conditions for lifting restrictions.

Younis Khan gets Pakistan's batting coach role for England tour; Mushtaq Ahmed to be spin coach
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Younis Khan gets Pakistan's batting coach role for England tour; Mushtaq Ahmed to be spin coach

Pakistan are scheduled to take on England in a three-Test series from 30 July and then the two teams will clash in a three-match T20 series from August 29.

Wahab Riaz says getting repeatedly ignored by national selectors was reason he quit Test cricket
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Wahab Riaz says getting repeatedly ignored by national selectors was reason he quit Test cricket

Wahab who turns 35 this month, said he had not been selected in Pakistan's Test team since October, 2018 and that was the trigger behind his decision to quit the format last year.

Former Pakistan batsman Salim Malik says allegations questioning his integrity untrue, urges PCB to treat him fairly
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Former Pakistan batsman Salim Malik says allegations questioning his integrity untrue, urges PCB to treat him fairly

Former Pakistan Test captain Salim Malik says allegations that question his integrity are untrue and urged the Pakistan Cricket Board to treat him fairly.

Tainted Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria pins hope on Sourav Ganguly becoming ICC president to get name cleared
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Tainted Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria pins hope on Sourav Ganguly becoming ICC president to get name cleared

Serving a life ban for spot-fixing, tainted Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria on Sunday backed Sourav Ganguly to become the next ICC president, saying it gives him hope to clear his name if the former India skipper is elected for the top job.

In Pakistan, fear of COVID-19 infection escalates as government plans to save summer tourism
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In Pakistan, fear of COVID-19 infection escalates as government plans to save summer tourism

Even in big cities in Pakistan, many of the SOPs in place for public gatherings, shops and mosques have been blatantly violated. Mask wearing and face coverings are far from the norm and commercial centres are crammed with people standing close to one another.

PCB sacks Pakistan women's team head coach Iqbal Imam, retains Bismah Maroof as captain
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PCB sacks Pakistan women's team head coach Iqbal Imam, retains Bismah Maroof as captain

Pakistan Cricket Board on Friday sacked national women's team head coach Iqbal Imam but retained Bismah Maroof as captain for the 2020-21 season.

PCB to seek government clearance for setting up training camp to prepare for tour of England
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PCB to seek government clearance for setting up training camp to prepare for tour of England

PCB will seek government clearance before setting up a training camp for its players to prepare for the tour of England in July amid the rising threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.

PCB clarifies Tafazzul Rizvi filed defamation case against Shoaib Akhtar in personal capacity, board has nothing to do with it
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PCB clarifies Tafazzul Rizvi filed defamation case against Shoaib Akhtar in personal capacity, board has nothing to do with it

The PCB on Thursday clarified that it has not filed any complaint with the cyber crime unit of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) against former pacer Shoaib Akhtar, insisting that the charge was made by its legal advisor Tafazzul Rizvi in his individual capacity.

VVS Laxman could not figure out Mohammad Asif's deliveries during India-Pakistan Karachi Test in 2006, recalls Shoaib Akhtar
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VVS Laxman could not figure out Mohammad Asif's deliveries during India-Pakistan Karachi Test in 2006, recalls Shoaib Akhtar

Pakistan legend Shoaib Akhtar has revealed as to why his teammate Mohammad Asif was able to rattle former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman in the 2006 Karachi Test between India and Pakistan.

Classified documents relating to movement of Indian Army units recovered from Pakistan High Commission officials held for espionage
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Classified documents relating to movement of Indian Army units recovered from Pakistan High Commission officials held for espionage

Classified documents related to the movement and deployment of the Indian Army were recovered from the two officials of High Commission of Pakistan when they were apprehended for indulging in espionage activities

Misbah-ul-Haq backs Babar Azam to successfully lead Pakistan across formats, thrive as batsman at the same time
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Misbah-ul-Haq backs Babar Azam to successfully lead Pakistan across formats, thrive as batsman at the same time

Pakistan's head coach-cum-chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has backed Babar Azam to succeed as the national team's ODI and T20 captain despite former batting coach Grant Flower expressing concerns over his ability to handle the pressure that comes with the job.

India braces for worst locust attack in three decades: Authorities procure drones, pesticides but financial damage from crop loss to be huge
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India braces for worst locust attack in three decades: Authorities procure drones, pesticides but financial damage from crop loss to be huge

Already overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic, farmers in north India are now worrying over the kharif crop even as a new wave of locust attacks, predicted to be the worst in almost three decades, is expected by June

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar tears into ICC, blames global body for 'successfully finishing cricket' over last 10 years
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Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar tears into ICC, blames global body for 'successfully finishing cricket' over last 10 years

The ICC has "successfully finished" cricket in the last 10 years and brought it down to its knees, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has insisted in a scathing criticism of the sport's global body.

India should go back to negotiating table with Taliban, but without abandoning Kabul in forthcoming intra-Afghan talks
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India should go back to negotiating table with Taliban, but without abandoning Kabul in forthcoming intra-Afghan talks

Though India has more faith in Abdullah Abdullah, rather than the mercurial Ghani, its fundamental operating principle has been that a legitimate government should be central to talks, and not a sideshow.