Archive for January 20th, 2012
A calligrapher worked for five years to create the world’s biggest Qur’an in a bid to show the world that Afghanistan’s rich cultural heritage and traditions have been damaged but not destroyed by 30 years of war, it has been revealed.
DUBAI: Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal Friday rose to world’s highest ranking spinner a day after guiding his team to a comprehensive ten wicket win in the first Test against England inside three days.
WASHINGTON: The US is paying six times as much to send war supplies to troops in Afghanistan through alternate routes after Pakistan’s punitive decision in November to close border crossings to NATO convoys, the Associated Press has learned.
NEW DELHI: US special envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Marc Grossman said on Friday that the US would wait till Pakistan reassessed and re-evaluated the relationship between the two countries.
KARACHI: A sense of national duty prevailed over money as flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi, after hitting the jackpot at the auction for the Bangladesh PremierLeague (BPL), confirmed that he will miss the Twenty20 tournament and instead turn out for Pakistan against England.