Even the PM’s a fast bowler: Pakistan cricket’s need for speed

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“Teenager Naseem Shah is the latest quick bowler to roll off the Pakistan production line . ©AFP” /> Karachi (AFP) – To understand the culture of fast bowling in Pakistan, look no further than Imran Khan — once a feared quick, and now the country’s prime minister. Not all of Pakistan’s pacemen will fly so high, but Khan’s rise underlines a tradition where speed is king, and blistering pace is essential for any team. As if to reinforce the point, Pakistan have eight quicks in their 20-man squad for the…

Pakistan will complete CPEC project at all costs, says PM Imran Khan

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COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed on Friday that his government would complete the ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) at “any cost” as the USD 60 billion project is a manifestation of the all-weather friendship between the two countries. Addressing a meeting held here to review progress on the CPEC projects, Khan said it is an excellent project for Pakistan’s socio-economic development and the “gigantic multi-faceted initiative would guarantee a bright future for the nation”, the Dawn newspaper reported. Lauding the performance of the CPEC Authority, he…

‘Safe haven’: US report punches holes in Imran Khan’s track record against terrorists

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COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ Pakistan continues to serve as a safe haven for regionally focused terrorist groups and allows outfits including the Lashkar-e-Tayyiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed to operate from its territory, the US State department said in a new report released on Wednesday. The US indictment of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s track record in fighting terrorists comes against the backdrop of Islamabad’s brazen support for terrorists killed in encounters with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan’s foreign office counts them as “innocents”. Wednesday’s assessment by the US state department, which counted…

Eye on Gulf countries, Pak ups Twitter campaign to target India over ‘Islamophobia’

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Indian officials said it was clear that the social media campaign wasn’t just an invention of Pakistan’s deep state, the Inter Services Intelligence, but had its origin in Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s shrill pitch against India, and PM Modi at the UN General Assembly in August last year.(File Photo) COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ Indian security agencies have identified nearly 7,000 accounts on micro-blogging site Twitter that were opened in April 2020 and are being operated from Pakistan, a report submitted to the government this week has said. These social media…