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Hindu Religion site of Panj Tirath declared as a heritage site in Pakistan


On January 3, the ancient Hindu religious site of Panj Tirath was declared as a heritage site by the provincial Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government of northwest Pakistan. The site got its name because of the five pools of water present in it.

Earlier in 1747, Afghan Durrani dynasty damaged the site but in early 18th century the site was restored by the local Hindus under the rule of Sikhs. The KP government set up a fine of Rs 2 million and imprisonment of 5 years if someone tries to destroy the site again.

Pakistan has approved the Hindu marriage bill through which one can register marriages, appeal for divorce and also helps the divorcees to rejoin.

Pakistan never fails to entertain people


Pakistan has been claiming the ownership of Jinnah House in Mumbai, they want that property to be handed over to them. On Thursday, the government declared that the house belongs to India.

“Pakistan has no locus standing over the property because it belongs to India and we are in the process of renovating the Delhi house so that we can use it in the same way as we are using the Hyderabad house.” MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

He further added his thoughts that the house belongs to India and if someone wants to fake claim over it, then it is a matter to fight upon. The comments came on Pakistan started claiming the property as of their own. They are demanding this property for housing their Mumbai consulate.

“We have a claim over it(Jinnah House) and we would not accept anyone else taking over it. They (India) have already accepted it to be our property. We have a record of it,” Pakistan foreign office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said.

Jinnah’s daughter Dina Wadia approached the Bombay High Court in August 2007 claiming the house should get to her as she is the sole legal heir of Jinnah. After her death, her son Nusli Neville Wadia is carrying on the litigation.

Have a look over new Pakistani tantrum, a girl Amara claims Donald Trump her father

A girl from Pakistan Amara said that she is an illegitimate daughter of American President Donald Trump. Every media house of Pakistan was stormed due to her claim. She claimed during giving a statement to 24 News channel of Pakistan that she is the daughter of Donald Trump. She added when she went to her father and asked him to adopt her. Donald said he has already compensated her guardians now you have no connection with me and my family.

Seeking for justice she has moved to supreme court of Pakistan. Have a look over the whole scenario (Tantrum).

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Pakistan vs Australia: Shoaib Malik Has The Perfect Reply To Pakistan Fans

Pakistan completely outclassed Australia in both the Test and T20 series.

Pakistan completely outplayed Australia in the Test and T20 series. They convincingly beat Australia 1-0 in the 2-match Test series and completed a 3-0 T20 series rout of Australia. Pakistan beat Australia by 33 runs in the third and final T20I to complete the series triumph.

Former Pakistan captain and all-rounder Shoaib Malik scored 18 and became the second-highest run-scorer in T20 international history, passing New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum. Pakistan has been facing brickbats for quite some time but their performances in this series showed why they remain one of the top teams. Taking note of their recent results, Shoaib Malik posted a tweet showing Pakistan’s previous results.

Australia’s under-par performance against Pakistan was quite evident in the recently-concluded series. They managed to draw the first Test in Dubai but were thrashed by 373 runs in the second Test. Australia fared no better in the T20 series too. They lost all the three matches without much fight.

Pakistan beat Australia by 66 runs in the first T20I, the second game saw Australia succumb to an 11-run loss and the final match saw Pakistan beat them to clinch the series.

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Asia Cup 2018: Rashid Breaks Down After Loss, Malik Consoles Him Post Victory

Asia Cup 2018 Super Four: Pakistan beat Afghanistan in a last-over thriller in the Super Four game, but what followed next was what won hearts of both nations. Young Rashid Khan was in tears after the three-wicket loss, literally.

That is when Pakistan’s hero of the night came to him and put his hand around the youngster to calm him down. It was a heartbreak for Afghan fans as they came really close and gave Pakistan a run for their money in the ongoing Asia Cup.

Just a day ago, Rashid Khan turned 20 and in the match against Bangladesh, he bagged the Man of the Match, not for his bowling, but for his batting. He scored a quickfire 50+.

It was good to see Malik showing maturity and experience in walking up to the young lad and console him.

Earlier, it was experienced Shoaib Malik, who conjured up a crucial unbeaten 51 under pressure as Pakistan survived a scare from Afghanistan, winning their Super Four match of the Asia Cup by three wickets on Friday. Chasing a competitive 258 to win, Pakistan overhauled the target with just three balls to spare with former captain Malik playing the match-winning knock from 43 balls.

Pakistan required 10 runs from the last over and Malik dispatched pacer Aftab Alam for a six and four after playing a dot ball. Wickets kept falling for Pakistan with star Afghan spinner Rashid Khan yet again proving his utility with a three-wicket haul but Malik held his nerves to keep one end tight.

Twitter hails Manish Pandey For Astonishing Catch To Dismiss Sarfraz Ahmed

Manish Pandey took a spectacular catch at the long-on boundary to send Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed packing.

Manish Pandey took a superb catch to send back Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed in the match in Asia Cup 2018 on Wednesday. Pandey had come on the field after Hardik Pandya suffered a back injury.

Pakistan were desperate need of a long partnership after losing their third wicket. However, they didn’t have a good run rate.

Cricketers, experts and fans were in awe of Manish Pandey’s super catch.


The India vs Pakistan encounter proved to be anti-climax after all the hype created before the Asia Cup clash. India were just too good on the day and didn’t give Pakistan even a sniff.

Despite winning the toss and electing to bat, Pakistan were under the pump straightaway.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar struck in the second over to first remove Imam-ul-Haq and then again in the fifth over to end Fakhar Zaman’s stay as Pakistan fell to 3 for 2. Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik provided brief hope to the Pakistanis but Kuldeep Yadav quickly gave India back the advantage with a brilliant googly that sent Babar Azam packing.

Asia Cup 2018: India Are Better Side Even Without Virat Kohli, Says Sarfaraz Ahmed

Defending champions India will be up against arch-rivals Pakistan in their second match of the Asia Cup on September 19 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

Defending champions India will be up against arch-rivals Pakistan in their second match of the Asia Cup on September 19 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. In the absence of regular captain Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma will be leading the side in the tournament. Virat Kohli has been rested for the competition to help his aching back after a gruelling tour of England. But Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed refused to accept Virat Kohli’s absence will make much difference.

“No doubt he (Kohli) is their captain and a world-class batsman but I think they (India) have a good team even without Kohli,” Sarfraz told media on Monday, a day after his team thumped qualifiers Hong Kong in their first match of the tournament.

“They have good players who have done well for India. So I don’t think it will make much difference to India. Their batting is very strong so I can say that it will be a good match,” the Pakistan captain said.

Sarfraz Ahmed, who led Pakistan in that memorable Champions Trophy triumph, denied that his team will have a psychological advantage.

“We will not take that Champions Trophy win in our minds,” Sarfraz said.

“That was a different atmosphere (in London) and conditions. It was a year ago so that’s history so we will enter the ground with a new strategy and passion,” he said.

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly also predicted that the high-voltage Asia Cup clash between India and Pakistan would be an even contest.

“It will be a 50-50 contest between India and Pakistan,” Ganguly said on the sidelines of a promotional event.

Asked if regular captain Kohli’s absence would be a factor, Ganguly said, “Virat Kohli’s absence won’t be a factor, they are a better side.”

India are the most successful side in the Asia Cup, having won the title a total of six times, while Pakistan have won twice.

Imran Khan Sworn-In As Pakistan Prime Minister

Cricketer-turned-politician and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has been sworn-in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday. Oath administered by President Mamnoon Hussain in the oath- taking ceremony at the President House in Islamabad.

Indian cricketer-turned-politician and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu was present at the ceremony. Sidhu reached the neighbouring country Friday to attend Khan’s oath-taking ceremony. He said he has “not come here as a politician”.

The election in the 15th National Assembly was held on July 25 and results were declared the next day in which Khan’s PTI emerged as the largest party securing 116 seats. Opposition parties Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) won 64 and 43 seats respectively. However, Khan did not have the majority to form the government as a total of 172 votes were needed for that in the 342-member lower house of Parliament.

On Friday, of the total National Assembly members, 176 voted in favour of Khan, while his opponent, Shahbaz received 96 votes. Hence, making the way clear for the PTI chief to become the new PM.

Imran Khan takes oath as Prime Minister, ending decades of political dominance by Pakistan two dynastic powerhouses. Khan had run a populist campaign promising to change the lives of Pakistanis and come down hard on corruption. Those people who have looted the country, I promise that they will be brought to justice, Khan reiterated yesterday after winning the acrimonious vote in parliament for the top seat.

Imran Khan, who led the Pakistan cricket team to their only World Cup victory in 1992, would assume the prime ministerial post after more than two decades, since joining politics in 1996.

The members of the 1992 winning squad are slated to attend the swearing- in ceremony. From India, former cricketer and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who arrived in Pakistan on Friday, will grace the ceremony.

Other cricketers such as Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar, who was also invited by Khan, earlier confirmed that they would not be participating in the event. While Dev cited ‘personal reasons, Gavaskar also declined the invitation
owing to his commentary commitments for the ongoing Test series between India and England, the report said.

After being elected as the prime minister, Khan pledged to bring a change which according to him “the country was awaiting for last 70 years”. He assured to identify the people accountable for looting the country”, as per
the report.

Those who stole this nation money and stashed it abroad, I will bring them all to accountability. We will together debate and think on how to generate our own revenues so that we never have to be dependent on another country; he said while thanking the youth of Pakistan for supporting him.

Recounting his journey of 22 years from a cricketer to a politician, Khan asserted that no military dictator nurtured him and he has reached this height with his own struggle and accord.

When Atal Bihari Vajpayee Told Ganguly To Win Pakistani Hearts Ahead Of 2004 Series

The former Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, once greeted the Indian Team led by Sourav Gaungly with a special bat before their departure to Pakistan ahead of 2004 series.

Former prime minister of India and Bharat Ratna awardee Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on Thursday at the age of 93, wanted to bridge the gap between India and Pakistan through sports. He had allowed the Indian team led by Sourav Ganguly to travel to Pakistan for a full-fledged tour after 19 years (five-ODI series, three-Test) in 2004.

The former PM got critical when his condition worsened over the last 24 hours and he was put on life support system. The people all around the nation were in shock after the news of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s demise surfaced on different social media platforms. Not only people from the politics background but also the Indian sports fraternity reacted after learning about Vajpayee’s demise and expressed their sorrow.

The beautiful present (The bat) by the former PM to the Indian team had a delightful quote on it, “Khel hi nahi, Dil bhi jeetiye – Shubhkamnaye” ( Win not only the contest, but the hearts too – best wishes).

The squad of Indian side comprised of the star players like Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif, Anil Kumble, Zahir Khan. The visitors India went on to beat Pakistan 3-2 in the One-Day Internationals and 2-1 in the Test series.

Atal last breathed at 5.05 pm on Thursday. He was admitted in AIIMS on 11.06.2018 and was stable in the last 9 weeks under the care of a team of AIIMS doctors,” read the statement released by AIIMS.

India, Pak Would Have United Today, If Nehru Had Not Been Self-Centered: Dalai Lama

India and Pakistan would have been remained united as a nation today, had India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru not been “self-centred”, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday, adding that while Pandit
Nehru was gifted with experience, mistakes do occur.

Mahatma Gandhi wanted to give the prime ministership to (Mohammad Ali) Jinnah. But Nehru refused. He was self-centred. He said, I wanted to be Prime Minister. India and Pakistan would have been united (had Jinnah been
made Prime Minister at the time). Pandit Nehru is very experienced. But mistakes do happen, the Dalai Lama said in response to a question from a student during an interaction held at the Goa Institute of Managament in North Goa near Panaji.

The Dalai Lama gave the Nehru analogy, in response to a question from a student who sought to know from the Tibetan leader, about how one can be sure-footed about one decisions and how to avoid committing mistakes in life.

The Dalai Lama was a key note speaker on the subject. Today’s Relevance of India Ancient Knowledge organised as part of the celebrations hosted by the Goa Institute of Management, which is completing 25 years of its existence.

Preceding the interaction, the Dalai Lama spoke extensively on India’s ability to merge its rich traditional knowledge with modern facets of education.

India has a culture deeply rooted in tradition and knowledge. The land of ahimsa is a cauldron of traditional knowledge includes the art of meditation, compassion, secularism and more the Dalai Lama said.

While acknowledging that the British sowed the seeds of the modern style of education as we know it today, he remarked that India is probably the only country which can find the right balance between its traditional knowledge and modern education.