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Caught in the net: The dengue scare

The Government of Pakistan, already under immense pressure to aid hundreds of thousands of people affected by massive floods in the south of the country, is now also struggling to contain the

Aisam in plane crash scare

Pakistan’s tennis star Aisamul Haq Qureshi had an eventful flight to Cincinnati during which all arrangements were made for an emergency landing. According to Robert Davis, Aisam, trainer Shayamal Vallabhjee and Rohan

PIMS gets bomb scare

The administration of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Sunday received a bomb hoax call warning that the hospital would be attacked with a bomb. At around 3:00 pm, an unidentified

Global food scare widens from Japan nuclear plant

TOKYO – Countries across the world shunned Japanese food imports on Thursday as radioactive steam leaked from a disaster-struck nuclear plant, straining nerves in Tokyo. The grim toll of dead and missing from Japan’s monster quake and tsunami on March 11 topped 26,000, as hundreds of thousands remained huddled in evacuation shelters and fears grew in the megacity of Tokyo over water safety. The damage to the Fukushima nuclear plant from the tectonic calamity and a series of explosions

Umar in injury scare

KANDY – Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has suffered an injury to his right index finger in a training session and was rested on Friday for team practice ahead of their match with Zimbabwe on Monday. “There is no swelling at all. He is perfectly all right,” team manager Intikhab Alam said. “We just want to make sure that everything is okay, that’s why I sent him to get an X-ray and scan also. It’s cleared and he is okay. “We are resting him for precautionary measures. He got injured on

Vettori in injury scare

PALLEKELE – New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori injured his right knee while attempting a catch in his team’s World Cup Group A win against Pakistan at Pallekele stadium on Tuesday.
The 32-year-old landed awkwardly as he tried to catch Kamran Akmal at mid-on after New Zealand set Pakistan a mammoth 303-run target. He was helped to the dressing room by team officials. “Dan hurt his right knee while attempting a catch. He is currently taking ice treatment and was being assessed,”