Imran Khan sends marriage proposal to his spiritual guru Bushra Maneka

Imran Khan sends marriage proposal to his spiritual guru Bushra Maneka

Islamabad, January 7 (Dawn): After much speculative drama regarding Imran Khan’s third wedding, finally, his party, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), broke its silence, saying its chairman has not been married ‘yet’ but has sent a marriage proposal to Bushra Maneka. Imran, former captain of the Pakistan cricket team and now the head of a political party, has […]

Where do BCCI’s priorities lie when it comes to scheduling India’s series?

Where do BCCI’s priorities lie when it comes to scheduling India’s series?

By Kanishkaa Balachandran/The Hindu A word that was often used by commentators and writers to describe India’s preparedness — rather, its lack of it — their tour of England in 2011 was “undercooked”. After the high of being crowned the one-day world champions months earlier, followed by a lengthy IPL season and a tour of […]

Charming story of Virat’s friendship with a Lankan fan

Charming story of Virat’s friendship with a Lankan fan

By Meera Srinivasan Colombo, December 29 (The Hindu): Most cricket buffs in India only got a glimpse of their hero Virat Kohli’s wedding and reception through videos and photographs on social media. But one ardent fan from Sri Lanka got a chance to attend the Mumbai reception on Tuesday, following a personal invitation from the […]

Pakistani cricketers congratulate Kohli on his wedding

Pakistani cricketers congratulate Kohli on his wedding

Karachi, December 12 (Dawn): It’s not just us mere mortals who are excited with this wedding. Congratulations from the world poured in as the duo made things official and Kohli’s fellow sportsmen from the Pakistani cricket team also wished the newly-weds a happily ever after. Shahid Afridi  ✔@SAfridiOfficial  Congratulations @imVkohli @AnushkaSharma on your wedding. May God Bless you […]

India not to hold Asia Cup 2018 making an issue of Pakistan’s participation

India not to hold Asia Cup 2018 making an issue of Pakistan’s participation

New Delhi, December 11 (Geo News): India has refused to host the Asia Cup scheduled for September 2018, saying it cannot entertain a team from Pakistan, reports in the country’s media said on Monday. The decision by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was made because of the reluctance to host Pakistan […]

Forcible conversion of Hindus to Islam is extremism, says Imran Khan

Forcible conversion of Hindus to Islam is extremism, says Imran Khan

Karachi, October 24 (Dawn/newsin.asia): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that forcibly converting Hindu girls to Islam after abducting them is “extremism” and a “wrongdoing” and not Islam. Extremists mistakenly believe that  forcibly converting someone to Islam will bring them religious merit,” he said addressing the  Hindu community at a ceremony connected with […]

What Sri Lankan cricket needs right now: nurture, patience and a rear-view mirror

What Sri Lankan cricket needs right now: nurture, patience and a rear-view mirror

By Kanishkaa Balachandran/The Hindu They lost the Test series to India 3-0, they conceded the subsequent one-day series 5-0; they lost the only Twenty20, thereby losing all matches played through the series; their designated captain for the one-dayers was suspended for two matches due to a slow over-rate and his replacement had to be replaced […]

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