Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has said the BCCI long ago cleared there won’t be any bilateral cricket with Pakistan till they stop cross-border terrorism and infiltration in India. As far as sports is concerned, BCCI had long before decided that bilateral matches with Pakistan won’t be held till they stop infiltration and cross-border terrorism. I think this is the sentiment of every common citizen of this country," said Thakur.
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The war of words amid the venue of the upcoming Asia Cup, between the BCCI and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) continues. On February 6, former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad reacted to the issue after BCCI Secretary Jay Shah said Indian won't be traveling to Pakistan for the Asia Cup. Miandad said, "India can go to hell if they don't want to come to Pakistan. It doesn't bother us."
A young Pakistani girl wins hearts on the Internet with her melodious singing of Legendary singer Asha Bhosle's song. In a viral video, Nuriman Rehan from PoK's Gilgit-Baltistan has sung Asha Bhosle's famous song Ín Aankhon Ki Masti, proving that music has no boundaries. The iconic song from the 1964 film Umrao Jaan was filmed on actress Rekha and Farooq Sheikh.
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In Punjab's Gurdaspur, a drone, suspected to be from Pakistan has been shot down by the Border Security Force (BSF.) The security personnel, on October 14, witnessed a drone flying across the Pakistan-Punjab border in the Gurdaspur region. Immediately after the incident, the BSF cordoned off the area and launched a search operation. This is a developing story, details of the matter are awaited.
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Following the India - Pakistan cricket match during the T20 World Cup on August 28, communal tensions flared up in Leicester in the UK, between members of the Indian-origin Hindu community. In regard to this, on September 19, the High Commission of India in London condemned the violence perpetrated against the Indian Community in Leicester and sought immediate action against those involved in these attacks.
Indian skipper Arshdeep Singh is facing backlash from Indians and media houses, after a recent remark of "traitor" and "Khalistani". The netizens have divided themselves in two section, while half extending support, the other half is calling Arshdeep "Gaddar (traitor)". One dropped catch has changed the life of India pacer Arshdeep with fans calling him Khalistani, and blaming why India lost match against arch rival Pakistan, at… read-more
Indian cricket squad is all set to play against arch-rival Pakistan in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Scheduled on August 28, the match is a pressure game on Indian team led by Rohit Sharma. Test captain Rohit Sharma and former captain Virat Kohli are expected to perform well against Pakistan, in the South Asia Cup 2022. The match will be streamed live on Disney+Hotstar at 7:30 pm.
Head coach of the Indian squad Rahul Dravid is all set to join the team in Dubai, ahead of the biggest India V/S Pakistan clash. Notably, Dravid tested Covid-19 positive earlier, now has recovered completely and will be joining the Rohit Sharma-led squad in Dubai, UAE. Meanwhile, after complete recovery, Dravid is expected to join team with his interim replacement VSS Laxman.
Following the demise of well-known philanthropist Bilquis Bano Edhi, the Indian embassy in Pakistan has expressed its condolences. A nurse by profession, she was known for her compassionate nature and charitable contributions. She served as the co-chair of the Edhi Foundation. A mother to thousands of orphans, she was dubbed 'The Mother of Pakistan.' She had reportedly been suffering from certain ailments, and had been hospitalised.
A contingent of Sikh Jatha has left Punjab for Pakistan, to celebrate Baisakhi in Lahore. One of the devotees rued that out of the 900 visa permit applications, only 705 permits could be approved, and hence, some devotees would miss the chance of Guru Drashan. Another pilgrim expressed the need for unity between the two neighbouring countries, and a relaxation in visa-related requirements.