Daily Archives: October 23, 2011

NDMA advises government to abolish ERRA

Raising concerns over the existence of two organisations with a similar mandate, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has advised the government to scrape the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA). In

Nasir, Shoaib in Punjab Open Squash semis

Nasir Iqbal, Shoaib Hassan, Tayyab Aslam and Saqib Yousuf after having tough and pressing encounters made it to the semi-finals of Punjab National Open Squash Championship here at the Punjab Squash Complex

Cibulkova beats Kanepi for her first WTA title

Slovakia’s eighth seed Dominika Cibulkova battled back from a set down to win her first ever title beating Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in the final of the joint WTA/ATP 1.5-million-dollar Kremlin Cup

Murad wins Punjab Amateur Golf title‏

Sardar Murad Khan of Gymkhana and Muhammed Rehman (Royal Palm) managed to stay in the limelight right through the three days 30th Al Baraka Punjab Amateur Golf Championship, which concluded Sunday at

Simoncelli dies in horror GP smash

Celebrated Italian rider Marco Simoncelli died on Sunday after a horror crash that saw the Malaysian MotoGP at Sepang cancelled, in the latest tragedy to hit motor sports. The smash occurred just

Hira Valves win season opener in style

Hira Valves clinched the season opener the Inaugural Cup crushing Adisseo in the main final here at the Lahore Polo Club’s Aikab Ground on a sunny Sunday. Hira Valves, led by riders

Awesome Aisam, Bopanna bring home doubles glory

Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi and Rohan Bopanna won their second ATP doubles title of the season, and third overall together, after outplaying Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares in straight sets in the summit clash

Financial ‘murder’ of Kaneria unfair

All around the cricketing world the managements take every possible step to preserve their assets. By asset I meant the players, however in Pakistan, the ideology is just opposite. In the past,

Big challenges ahead for Zaka

New PCB chairman Chaudhry Zaka Ashraf will be assuming charge today (October 24) but big challenges await him in the office. First he has to get himself recognised at the ICC and

Onion price jumps to Rs 50 per kg

The price of onion has jumped up to Rs 50 per kilogramme, as it once again witnessed an increase of six rupees as compared to the previous week in the federal capital’s

Newspaper readers are on the rise

Despite the fact that the common people have access to the top integrated technology including mobile phone, internet and cable television to get themselves acquainted about the updated information from around the

Clerics’ role in promoting Islam highlighted

With an aim to highlight the sacrifices made by religious intellectuals in promoting Islam and getting separate a homeland for the Muslims of subcontinent, Sahibzada Maqsood Ahmad Sabri, an eminent scholar, launched