MELBOURNE – International cricket umpires know Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan’s bowling action is suspect but refuse to call him for fear of “rocking the boat”, according to former Australian test umpire Darrell Hair. Hair, who controversially no-balled Muralitharan seven times for throwing in a Melbourne test in 1995, also said in Saturday’s Herald Sun newspaper that the Sri Lankan had bowled illegally a number of times during his team’s 11-run loss to Pakistan at the World
KARACHI – An alleged terrorist responsible for instigating a number of bomb blasts in the city has been arrested, law enforcers claimed on Thursday. Police is likely to reveal the arrest of the suspect, Qari Aleem, in a couple of days at a press conference, sources informed Pakistan Today.
On the other hand, a senior intelligence agency official said that Aleem was previously arrested and then released after a Joint Interrogation Team (JIT) cleared all charges against him. The
BARCELONA – Spanish police have arrested a Pakistani suspected of being part of a ring that forged passports for Al Qaeda-linked groups, a police statement said on Friday. Police said they had hunted for the suspect since Dec 1 when they swooped on gang and arrested seven people – six Pakistanis and a Nigerian – in Barcelona.
According to police, the detained man “participated with the people arrested in December in sending stolen passports to Thailand and collecting money to
ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered an investigation against Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General Waseem Ahmed for being allegedly involved in providing protection to Amin Qasim Dada, the main accused in the National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) scam.
A four-member bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Muhammad Sair Ali, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, was hearing a suo motu case against alleged
LAHORE – Law enforcement agencies late on Thursday night arrested an activist of a banned outfit from Sabzazar area after screening the cellular phone records of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer’s murderer Mumtaz Qadri. Intelligence sources told Pakistan Today that investigators observed a suspicious text message after screening Qadri’s cellular phone records. Investigators found out that Qadri stayed with the activist just a few days before Taseer’s assassination. According to sources,
LAHORE: The inquiry committee probing into incident of an attempt of sexual assault on an on-duty nurse in the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) ward of the Mayo Hospital found out that the accused doctor had only “manhandled” the nurse and no “indecent” activity took place, sources told Pakistan Today on Friday.
Dozens of nurses from the Mayo Hospital had gathered in front of the Punjab Assembly on Thursday to protest against alleged attempt of sexual assault on their colleague Ayesha