Daily Archives: September 15, 2012

Hatton returns to the ring

Former world champion Ricky Hatton has confirmed he is coming out of retirement three years after his last fight. Hatton, who held world titles at Light Welterweight and Welterweight, turns 34 next

Kukushkin puts Kazakhs back on the track

Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin put his squad back on track in their Davis Cup World Group play-off showdown with visiting Uzbekistan by beating Farrukh Dustov at the clay courts of Astana tennis centre

Tough win just the tonic for Tomic

Teenager Bernard Tomic admitted he was relieved to have given Australia a 1-0 lead in the opening rubber of the Davis Cup World Group play-off match against Germany on Friday. In a

Sports facilities

The Punjab Youth Festival 2012 that started on August 26 throughout the province has given the grounds and sporting facilities a look of carnival. And with the start of the second phase

On the Karachi inferno

Can one commit mass murder and then simply walk away terming the incident an “accident”, an “act of nature” or an “unavoidable misfortune”? I will term whatever happened on September 11 in

‘The NWA operation’

The aforementioned captioned letter by Mr Z A Kazmi bewildered me. How is it possible that we were not aware of the existence of the “other side of the war on terror”

US branding

‘US not branding Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism’ (Sep 9): They also acquitted us of this “charge” at least twice last year. The old song now needs to fade away as


The importance of female literacy

An educated mother has the ability to lay the foundations of a healthy and enlightened society. The entire personality of a person revolves around the sphere of mother’s training, especially in our

Sufism and sectarian harmony

Today in Pakistan, Balochistan is burning; hundreds of people have lost their lives in terrorist attacks, sectarian violence and target killings. Killing of members of Hazara community, Punjabi settlers and professionals like