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Usman Khawaja gets Indian visa

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja was Wednesday issued an Indian visa for next month’s Twenty20 Champions League tournament, following a brief delay allegedly related to his birth in Pakistan. Cricket New South Wales

Khawaja Nadeem hails PTT report

Lahore City Cricket Association President Khawaja Nadeem has welcomed the International Cricket Council (ICC) Task Team’s recommendations in which they asked to strengthen the regional associations. He also expressed his readiness to

Khawaja Parvez remembered

Khawaja Parvez, who passed away on Monday, June 20, 2011, was remembered greatly by his friends, contemporaries and other poets who paid a tribute to him as being one of the most

Khawaja Sharif’s mother laid to rest

LAHORE – Former Lahore High Court chief justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif’s mother was laid to rest at Miani Sahib Graveyard on Thursday. Punjab Chief Minster Mian Shahbaz Sharif, LHC Chief Justice of Lahore High Court Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry and other notables attended the funeral.
Quran Khawani are scheduled for today at GOR-I after the Friday prayer.

England ready for Khawaja

Strike bowler James Anderson insisted Friday that England could nullify the threat of Australian Test debutant Usman Khawaja as they seek to wrap up a series win in Sydney.
Pakistan-born Khawaja, 24, is set to make his Test bow for his adopted country as injured skipper Ricky Ponting’s replacement in the Sydney Test, starting on Monday. Anderson, England’s leading wicket-taker with 17 scalps, believes that with a little extra information, the tourists’ attack will be

Ponting out, debutant Khawaja in

SYDNEY – Usman Khawaja will have some very big boots to fill when he makes his debut for Australia in the fifth Ashes test next week but the 24-year-old is more concerned about making the most of his call up to the national side.
The free-scoring, fast-quipping, guitar-playing, blog-savvy lefthander was named in Australia’s 12-man squad for the Sydney test on Thursday and is almost certain to replace injured captain Ricky Ponting in the top order.
“I’m not really here to

Khawaja in line for debut

MELBOURNE – USMAN Khawaja is shaping as a likely Test debutant in Sydney next week, even if Ricky Ponting is fit to lead the side in the final match of the Ashes series.
Australian selectors are not considering substantial changes in the wake of the Melbourne Test. Instead, the only likely changes are a replacement for injured paceman Ryan Harris and also for Ponting if there is a negative report from his surgeon about the fracture in his left little finger.
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Usman Khawaja on standby for Ponting

MELBOURNE: Australia called up uncapped batsman Usman Khawaja Tuesday as cover for captain Ricky Ponting, who is nursing a broken finger ahead of the crunch Melbourne Ashes Test.
Selectors said they were showing an “abundance of caution” in adding Khawaja to the squad, adding they were confident Ponting will play in the clash against England starting Sunday. “While the NSP (National Selectors Panel) are confident Ricky Ponting will be available for the Boxing Day Test, through an

LHC CJ Khawaja Sharif retires on a somber note

LAHORE: In his last address as Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC) Khawaja Muhammad Sharif tendered an apology on the police torture on Lahore Bar lawyers in September. Khawaja Sharif was addressing at a Full Court farewell reference on Wednesday in his courtroom on the day of his retirement.
Khawaja Sharif took charge as Lahore High Court Chief Justice on April 14 2009 and retired on Wednesday (Dee 8) upon reaching the superannuation age of 62. He warmly congratulated

Khawaja laments indifferent attitude of Sports dept

LAHORE: The Punjab Olympic Association is finding it increasingly difficult to lift the level of sports in the province given the insufficient finances, improper infrastructure and above all the unsupportive behaviour of the Punjab Sports department.
Talking to this scribe, Secretary POA Idris Haider Khawaja said that without the support of the government and the sports department, sports cannot flourish in the province. His association and all other sports bodies are in a fix

Police clueless about robbery at Khawaja Asif’s house

LAHORE: Defence Police have not been able to trace the robbers involved in stealing valuables worth Rs 2.5 million from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Khawaja Asif’s house in Defence Housing Authority (B) Police Station precincts, Pakistan Today has learnt.
Police have registered a case on the complaint of Asif’s son Khawaja Asad. According to the first information report (FIR) registered with the Defense B Police, Khawaja Asad, a