A girl was killed and eight others, including three children, seriously injured in two different roof-collapse incidents, followed by heavy rain in different areas of the provincial metropolis on Friday. In the…
Karachi Dolphins will face Rawalpindi Rams in the Faysal Bank Super Eight T20 Cup final at Faisalabad’s Iqbal Stadium today as Dolphins beat Stallions by 42 runs in the second semi-final while…
The Pakistan Cricket Board, in partnership with Faysal Bank Limited, is holding the Faysal Bank Super Eight T-20 Cup 2010-11 for the first time in Faisalabad from June 24 to July 1.…
At least eight people were killed including MQM and ANP workers and a policeman while five others sustained injuries in various incidents of target killing in Karachi, said police. The police sources…
Around eight parks encroached on in North Nazimabad Town have been turned into ‘Shuhada Societies’, whereas the town administration has failed to curb these illegal activities. Apartments and town houses have already…
Five-time champion Rafael Nadal reached the French Open quarter-finals on Monday with a 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 win over Croatia’s Ivan Ljubicic and will next face Roland Garros bogeyman Robin Soderling. It was…
Amid a curfew like situation, sectarian clashes among rival tribesmen in Kurram Agency continued on fourth consecutive day on Monday leaving at least eight more people dead. The death toll has now…
LAHORE – KRL, HBL, PIA, KPT forced their way into quarter-finals, as four more matches were decided in the 21st National Bank Football Cup at two venues of Faisalabad on Sunday.
KRL got rid of HBL 2-0, while PIA and KPT struggled to beat Police and PTV respectively in Group-C. Police went down 1-2 at the hands of PIA at Bohranwali Ground and once again winger Zafar Majeed became the hero of KPT’s 1-0 win over Pakistan Television at PMC Ground.
His goal in the final minute of
ATTOCK – Eight unidentified bodies were found in the fields along Haji Shah Road, eight kilometres from Attock on Sunday. According to the police, a local resident had informed them about the bodies on telephone. District Police Officer (DPO) Dr Akhtar Abbas told reporters that the bearded victims, aged between 22 to 32 years, were probably killed at some other place around four days ago before dumping their bodies in the fields.
He said it seemed that they were not the residents
LAHORE – Burewala thrashed Sahiwal by eight wickets in the NBP Okara Cricket Tournament at Okara Gymkhana Ground, Okara. The Okara District Cricket Association is playing host to the event at the facility between Okara Sports Football Club Stadium and Young Tigers Hockey Club Stadium.
Sahiwal batted first and made 218 in 40 overs with Rameez Alam 38, Waqas Sharif 34. Mudassar Ali and Salman Burki took four and two wickets respectively. Burewala raced to the target with 220-2 in
LAHORE – Okara Whites joined Kasur in the quarter-finals of the 8th NBP Okara Cricket Cup 2011 after defeating Okara Red by six wickets. Okara Red scored 185, with Muhammad Aslam scoring 55, Akram Ameer scoring 53, and Ghulam Fareed adding 39. Mian Nabeel and Muhammad Asif took three wickets for Okara white. In reply, Okara White reached the target for the loss of four wickets. Meanwhile, Okara District Cricket Association announced the draws for the rest of the matches of the
KARACHI – The Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances (CIED) heard a total of eight cases of missing persons in the Pakistan Secretariat on Tuesday. Appearing before the commission, Abid, younger brother of Muhammad Arif Noor, who was allegedly killed after being abducted, repeated his previous statements saying that his brother was abducted by state-run intelligence agencies and was killed last month. Arif was an environment officer in the Gwadar Development Authority (GDA)
KARACHI – South Asia is going through its worst sanitation crisis, which could only be resolved by fulfilling the promises made by the governments of South Asian countries at various forums, especially at the South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN), WaterAid Policy and Campaigns Director Margaret Batty told Pakistan Today in an exclusive interview. “Everyone talks about water scarcity and contamination, but no one discusses the poor sanitation and the lack of toilets around the
LAHORE – Man of the Match Rauf Wayne displayed blistering knock as Lahore Whites moved into quarter-finals of 13th National Seniors Cricket Cup.
They snatched eight runbs win over Lahore Tigers at Race Course Park Ground, Jail Road, Lahore.
Lahore Whites: 236-6 (Rauf Wayne 108*, Rana Irfan 30, Nadeem Zafar 28, Arshed Rafai 27*; Waheed Niazi 2/40, Tahir Sheikh 1/29, Muhammad Munir 1/47, Zulfiqar 1/31, Khalid Jamshed 1/33)
Lahore Tigers : 228 ( Karamat Ali 49, Muhammad
LAHORE – Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed issued notice to the Punjab government on a petition challenging appointment of eight directors of Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) by the Punjab government.
Justice Azmat observed that the court would ensure implementation of merit policy. Muhammad & Ahmad, a public litigation firm, filed the petition through Muhammad Azhar Siddique, submitting that the PEF was established under Punjab Education Foundation Act 1991,
ROME – World food prices fell for the first time in eight months in March after record highs largely due to oil prices, though the situation remains volatile, the UN’s food agency said on Thursday.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation’s Food Price Index dropped to an average 230 points in March, down 2.9 percent from its peak in February, but still 37 percent above March 2010, the Rome-based agency said.
“The decrease in the overall index this month brings some welcome