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Shoaib Akhtar is the toughest bowler I have faced: Dhoni

Fast bowlers have always been a nightmare for Indian batsmen which can be established through the fact that the world number one batsman Virat Kohli could not save his scalp in his first three encounters with Pakistani pacer Junaid Khan and he has ardently admired Muhammed Amir’s magical spell he has faced. Amongst a volley of fast bowlers produced by Pakistan, Shoaib Akhtar, who was a dreadful sight for “Indian idol” Sachin Tendulkar, was known for his deadly bouncers and toe-crushing yorkers. Star Indian cricketer MS…

Pakistan reiterates support to UN in addressing issues being faced by women

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reiterated its support to the United Nations(UN) in addressing the issues being faced by women around the world. Speaking at the annual session of the United Nation-Women executive board session in New York, Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the world body Dr Maleeha Lodhi said the founding father of Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had strongly advocated the role of women in the development of the country. Maleeha Lodhi said the world is rapidly changing and women are now claiming…

Conjoined twins who faced each other separated in California surgery

LOS ANGELES: Conjoined 2-year-old twin girls who were separated at a California hospital this week were recovering in stable condition after 17 hours of surgery, officials said on Thursday. Separation surgery is performed about five times a year in the United States, with doctors successfully handling one last month in Memphis, Tennessee, on twin sisters born in Nigeria. The operation on Erika and Eva Sandoval, who faced each other, was done at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, part of the Stanford University health…