Court sentences Kohli’s Pakistan fan to watch Misbah innings in jail

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By

Islamabad:A Pakistani fan of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has been sentenced to a rigorous punishment of watching Pakistani cricketer Misbah-ul-Haq’s painful slow innings in jail. Pronouncing the punishment on the teenager, Umar Draz, who hoisted Indian flag to cheer Kohli, the judge said there was need to force feed patriotism into the accused. “It is necessary to
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Shiv Sena demands apology from Sachin for watching Sharapova play

Jul 8th, 2014 | By

SRINAGAR: Rightwing Marathi party Shiv Sena has asked cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar to apologise to the nation for bringing disgrace to it by watching the Wimbledon game of Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova. Uddhav Thackeray, the Sena chief told Dapaan that Tendulkar’s blunder was an affront on Mumbai and a disgrace to the nation. “If she doesn’t
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Pak Windies clash a Fools Day hoax: ICC

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the alleged Pakistan Vs West Indies T20 cricket game broadcast Tuesday was an April Fool hoax played by the Star Sports Network. “The truth is there was no game on April 1st, What Star purportedly broadcast live was doctored footage of some old matches and a few
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‘English, Italian fans equally Indian’, Omar relieved

Mar 9th, 2014 | By

In a major reprieve to Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, the union government said Sunday that cheering for England did not come under the purview of sedition. The England born J&K chief minister had come under scanner after rightwing BhartiyaJanta Party (BJP) had raised the issue that Abdullah was a supporter of English team, which they 
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Tamils can cheer for Pakistan: Shinde

Mar 7th, 2014 | By

New Delhi: Tamils and other south Indians can cheer for Pakistan as it plays Sri Lanka in Asia Cup finals Saturday, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said today. “Keeping in view the Tamil aspirations, the people of Tamil Nadu can freely cheer for Pakistan cricket team to express their anger against Sri Lanka. Tamils have
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Kanwal Khyber league players to get milk’n’spice

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

Srinagar: While the high court has banned the sale of some products of Kanwal Agro Foods and Khyber Milk, the two companies have decided to use the unsold products as salary for their good for nothing league cricket teams. From now on players would be paid with unsold spice packets and milk, a spokesman of
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