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Nawaz looks for a policy to allow kite flying

Nawaz looks for a policy to allow kite flying

LAHORE – PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif on Sunday formed a committee to make proposals for celebrating the spring season and the basant. The committee will devise a policy for allowing kite-flying for celebrating the basant and other related activities.
Sardar Zulfikar Ali Khosa, senior advisor to the chief minister, will lead the committee, while Khawaja Saad Rafiq, Punjab Education Minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman, Yousaf Salahuddin and Lahore commissioner will be its members.

Malik flying solo in Orangi operation?

KARACHI – Interior Minister Reman Malik bulldozed the pleas and suggestions of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leaders and activists in launching the operation in Orangi Town, with even Sindh Home Minister Zulfiqar Mirza unaware that action had been taken.
“This operation in Orangi was a fa

Khayaban-e-Amin Media Cup – Pakistan Today off to flying start

LAHORE – Pakistan Today launched its Khayaban-e-Amin Media Cup Cricket Tournament campaign with thumping nine-wicket win in the opening match of the event here on Wednesday.
Pakistan Today bowlers first restricted Khabrain to 26 for seven in five overs, and then reached the target in the third over for loss of just one wicket. Ibrahim, Shoaib, Yasir and Moneeb were notable performers.
In the other matches, Pakistan beat KTN by three runs, Duniya (77) defeated Samaa (53) by

Inter give Leonardo flying start, Milan ease clear

ROME – Inter Milan gave new coach Leonardo a flying start to his San Siro career with a 3-1 win at home to Napoli on Thursday as neighbours AC Milan moved five points clear at the top with a 1-0 win at Cagliari. Former Milan boss Leonardo, who replaced Rafael Benitez, saw Thiago Motta grab a brace while Esteban Cambiasso added the other to sink Napoli, who replied through Michele Pazienza.
Inter are still 13 points behind Milan in seventh but they do have two games in hand.

England flying high as Cook, Bell score tons

SYDNEY – A dominant Alastair Cook scored 189 and Ian Bell his first century against Australia as England took a commanding first innings lead of 208 at the close of play on the third day of the fifth Ashes test on Wednesday. England, who just need to draw the match to secure a first series win in Australia for 24 years having already retained the Ashes, were on 488-7 with Matt Prior (54) and Tim Bresnan (0) at the crease when bad light stopped play. Cook put on another dazzling

Governments flying high in times of crippling austerity

LAHORE: The federal and provincial governments are all praise for their respective austerity measures at a time when the civil apparatus at both ends is devoting enormous resources for the maintenance of its substantially large VIP fleet of 24 aircraft.
Data made available with Pakistan Today revealed that the federal and provincial governments operate 24 luxury aircrafts ranging from Airbus A310 to Cessna Citation for VIP movement. The data showed that the government bought the