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Pakistanis, Indians bond during tense clash

MOHALI - Tens of thousands of Indians and a handful of Pakistanis packed the stadium for their cricket World Cup clash on Wednesday in a friendly atmosphere that belied diplomatic tensions between the countries.
"We love the people of India as we share the same roots and the same passion for the game among other things," said elated Pakistani fan Ali Salman, who crossed into India via the only road link, the Wagah crossing.
"I managed to get a ticket through my friends in

Pakistanis, Indians unite to skip work

MUMBAI - Work across India and Pakistan came to a grinding halt on Wednesday as bureaucrats, factory workers, farmers and millions of other cricket fans gathered to watch the World Cup semi-final.
The clash between the two rival nations in Mohali, northwest India, took precedence over almost all business. Telephones rung unanswered in government ministries, share trading slowed and roads were eerily empty of traffic. People calling in sick may have struggled to convince their

Indians to outnumber Chinese in 2025: US

WASHINGTON - India is on course to top China as the world's most populous country in 2025, the US Census Bureau forecast, potentially changing the dynamics between the Asian giants.
The latest Census Bureau estimates out this week, which are in line with previous studies, predicted that India would have 1.396 billion people in 2025, surpassing China, whose population growth is more modest. China since 1980 has allowed most women to bear only one child, in a controversial policy

5 suspected terrorists arrested – CCPO shifts terror blame on Indians,...

LAHORE: Indians and Afghans are in involved in recent terror attacks at different important places in different cities, said Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Muhammad Aslam Tareen on Friday.
He was addressing a press conference at Police Lines Qila Gujjar Singh on the arrest of five alleged terrorists for involvement in the attack at the 15/ISI office on May 27, 2009. The attack claimed the lives of 10 civilians and 19 Federal Investigation Agency office bearers.