Topic: Chance
pakistan chance climb icc rankings
October 22, 2014

Pakistan get chance to climb up in ICC Rankings

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has a chance to climb up to the third spot in the Reliance ICC Test Team Rankings if it beats Australia 2-0 in the two-Test series at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) starting on Wednesday in the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.A one-nil victory for sixth-place Pakistan, ...

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October 21, 2014

No chance of midterm polls, says Siraj

KHAIRPUR  - Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq has said that there are no chances of midterm elections in the country.Sirajul Haq, addressing a rally in Khairpur, said that Bangladesh was separated from Pakistan due to the wrong policies of the rulers. He said, “If such a system ...

chance pti defectors expulsion
September 29, 2014

Little chance of PTI defectors’ expulsion from NA

ISLAMABADThere is little threat to National Assembly membership of the three dissident Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) leaders under the law and constitution, but they would be under tremendous moral pressure to quit as lawmakers after losing their membership of the party – the platform they ...

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September 28, 2014

Cheryl gives Chloe another chance

NEW YORK: Cheryl Fernandez Versini has given a last-minute reprieve to posh performer Chloe Jasmine after admitting she made ‘a big mistake’ by initially dropping her from the singing show. The former Girls Aloud star had given her a place in the next round before dropping her in the ...

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September 07, 2014, 6:20 pm

No chance of heavy rains throughout next week

Islamabad- According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, there is no chance of heavy rain throughout next week in any part of the country, state media reported today. National Weather Forecasting Center Director Dr. Muhammad Hanif said there is no indication of floods in Sindh. He, however, ...

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August 28, 2014

Celtic fail to take Champions League chance

PARIS - A late goal by Brazilian forward Tavares gave Maribor a 1-0 win in Glasgow on Tuesday as the Slovenians progressed to the Champions League group stage and dumped Celtic out. The Scottish champions were only in this tie after an administrative error saw Legia Warsaw's convincing win against ...

Last chance for Punjab govt over Aitchison recruitments

LAHORE- The Lahore High Court on Wednesday gave the last chance to the Punjab government for submitting its reply on a petition challenging illegal and against the merit-recruitments in Aitchison College.During the hearing, the petitioner’s counsel, Advocate Azhar Siddique, stated before ...

ready a chance amir
August 04, 2014

I will be ready whenever given a chance: Amir

ISLAMABAD - Former pacer Muhammad Amir who doesn't see himself playing in the 2015 World Cup is thankful to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for taking up his case saying he will be ready for cricket whenever he is given a chance to resume playing. A three-member subcommittee of the ICC is due to ...

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July 22, 2014

Minhaj given ‘last chance’ to join Model Town case

Lahore - Inquiry Tribunal on Monday gave last chance to Minhajul Quran Secretariat to join the proceedings and provide evidences available with them in Model Town tragedy in which at least 15 people had died and 85 others were injured during clash between police and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) ...

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July 20, 2014, 12:56 am

European leaders give last chance to Putin

HRABOVE/DONETSK  - Ukraine accused Russia and pro-Moscow rebels on Saturday of destroying evidence to cover up their guilt in the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner that has accelerated a showdown between the Kremlin and Western powers. As militants kept international monitors ...

Malaysian Airline crash: Netherlands "furious" over the handling of bodies

Hrabove/Donetsk Ukraine- Ukraine accused Russia and pro-Moscow rebels on Saturday of destroying evidence to cover up their guilt in the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner that has accelerated a showdown between the Kremlin and Western powers. As militants kept international monitors away from ...

Messi squanders chance to cement legacy

RIO DE JANEIRO - Argentina captain Lionel Messi ended the World Cup final with a golden trophy in his hands, but it was not the one he wanted. Moments after the final whistle at the Maracana stadium and with Germany's jubilant players still cavorting on the pitch, Messi was called up to receive the ...

Fed Cabinet expansion put off for a month

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in consultation with his close political aides has deferred the expansion of federal cabinet for at least a month, but when it happens, additional charges of some ministries is likely to be taken back from the holders while some state ministers may even lose ...

democracy chance
April 12, 2014

Giving democracy a chance

Pakistan witnessed 65 years of darkness and has managed to stumble from one issue to the next. Our history is full of leaders who were masters of rhetoric and empty promises. If we talk about rhetoric’s, military dictators had more command than civilian rulers. Thankfully, people are ...

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April 11, 2014

Kevin Costner plays for sporting chance in ‘Draft Day’

LOS ANGELES-A resurgent Kevin Costner makes another play for big-screen success in his latest movie “Draft Day,” returning to the sports genre he has scored big hits with in the past. The film is the third in four months - after “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” and “3 Days ...

misbah pakistan chance
March 11, 2014

Pakistan have very good chance in World Twenty20: Misbah

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said his players’ performance in the Asia Cup had raised his hopes for the team in the upcoming World Twenty20. Pakistan pulled off stunning run chases against India and Bangladesh, but lost the lopsided final to Sri Lanka. Misbah said the ...

chance change ukraine
February 28, 2014

Another chance for change in Ukraine

Throughout the weekend Ukrainians were mourning the victims of the Maidan - more than 70 people were massacred on Thursday morning by squads of snipers who took positions on buildings overlooking the area. It is still not quite clear who ordered the blood-bath that day but the fact is that most ...

sri lanka chance complete set
February 20, 2014

Sri Lanka's chance for a complete set

DHAKA - Two days before the second ODI, Sri Lanka's new coach Paul Farbrace said Thisara Perera would not have to rescue the team again in the near future. In one short sentence, Farbrace backed his batting line-up, which had slipped to 67 for 8 in the first ODI.Bangladesh can be sure too that Sri ...

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January 30, 2014

Sienna ‘sabotaged’ Hollywood chance

BFLOS ANGELES-Sienna Miller has admitted that she “sabotaged” her Hollywood prospects because of the way she behaved away from the film set.The actress, 32, who recently took a year off to raise her baby daughter, told Esquire magazine that she was “very lucky” to get a ...

Govt gives one more chance to Taliban talks

ISLAMABAD  - Expressing his resolve to restore normalcy and peace at all costs Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday announced to ‘give dialogue with Taliban’ another chance with a clear and categorical caution that ‘talks and terrorism can’t go ...

england winning chance
January 29, 2014

Twenty20 provides England's winning chance

HOBART - No, it's not over yet. England's wretched tour of Australia does not officially end for another five days. Some members of the browbeaten Test and ODI squads have now gone home, including Alastair Cook and Ian Bell, but others remain. Stuart Broad, Joe Root, Boyd Rankin and Ben Stokes ...

Mush's serious cardiac disease chance ‘very low’, says Arizona cardiologist

LAHORE  - Dr Ismail Bokhari, an outstanding Interventionist Cardiologist from Arizona, USA, after examining the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology report on the health condition of Gen Pervez Musharraf, says the former president’s chance for a serious cardiac disease is very low.This ...

Sami be given fair chance for TTP talks success: Imran

HYDERABAD  - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday said masses had attached great hopes with Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman for playing role in initiating peace dialogue with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) but he could not deliver on ...

Dim chance of LG elections depressing candidates

LAHORE - The election candidates are worried over spending on their campaigns as an indefinite delay in the conduct of local government elections in Punjab province is on the cards. The electoral test was scheduled for January 30, but it is by no means likely on that day, given the fact that a ...

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December 27, 2013

Final chance given to company for compensation

LAHORE - The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a formula presented by Efroze Chemicals, manufacturer of tablet (Isotab) for payment of compensation to heirs of patients died after taking the spurious medicine. Karachi based, Efroze Chemicals was the manufacturer of “Isotab”, which led ...

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November 30, 2013

Ballance adds weight to Test chance with 55

ALICE SPRINGS - Gary Ballance boosted his chances of playing in next week's second Ashes Test with a half-century while others failed on a sweltering first day for England in their tour match on Friday.The Yorkshire left-hander, promoted to number three, scored 55 off 134 balls as the tourists ...

authority stamp chance pakistan
November 30, 2013

Pakistan's chance to stamp authority

Centurion - Usually once a series is won there is not much to get excited about but this is a little different. Pakistan, who have already racked up what their captain Misbah-ul-Haq called "a really big achievement" by beating South Africa for the first time in a bilateral series, stand to add ...

pak india talks chance
November 23, 2013, 7:05 pm

Pak-India talks should be given another chance: PM

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Saturday that a chance must be given to Pak-India talks again after general elections in India adding that confrontation is not in the interests of both the countries. While addressing the inaugural session of 4th International Alhamra Literary & Culture at a ...

chance wi improve rankings
October 30, 2013

Good chance for WI to improve rankings

NEW DELHI - Chris Gayle said that the forthcoming Test series against India would be vital for West Indies as they try to move up the ICC Test rankings. West Indies, who are currently ranked sixth among Test-playing nations, arrived in India on Monday for two Tests and three ODIs against India and ...

chance grant icc banned praying aamir
October 19, 2013

Banned Aamir praying ICC will grant him second chance

KARACHI - Banned Pakistan paceman M Aamir is praying the International Cricket Council (ICC) will grant him a reprieve to play domestic cricket as he seeks to resume a career that stalled under ignominious circumstances. Aamir, a bright prospect who made his international debut at 17, served three ...