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Garden Town roads left dug up

As more than half of the roads in Garden Town have been dug up in order to install sewerage pipelines, the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA), the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and

PPP left alone in Sindh Assembly

Despite having two days to convince coalition partners the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) on a resolution against the Lahore High Court (LHC) verdict barring President Asif Ali

Commuters left stranded after Daewoo intra-city service suspension

LAHORE – Thousands of intra-city commuters reeled with traveling hardships after all the buses running on the city routes were taken off the roads and their operation was suspended for an indefinite period by Daewoo Express Bus Service after the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) demolished the company’s main workshop near Kalma Chowk along Ferozepur Road on Tuesday.
Though the inter-city buses remained unaffected and Daewoo Express Bus Service announced to continue inter-city

Akhtar left out as India bats first

MOHALI – Pakistan named an unchanged team from the lineup who beat West Indies in the quarter-finals while India brought in paceman Ashish Nehra for off-spinner Ravichandran Aswhin.
Fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, who will retire after the World Cup, was left out of the Pakistan XI.
The winner of the clash will meet Sri Lanka in Saturday’s final in Mumbai.
Teams:
India: Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni

4 weeks, 42 matches, 8 teams left standing

NEW DELHI – After four gruelling weeks, thousands of air miles clocked up and 42 matches played, the World Cup quarter-finals will still feature the world’s eight top-ranked teams. The first round, as expected, saw Bangladesh, Ireland, Netherlands, Zimbabwe, Canada and Kenya fall by the wayside with some hitting the ground more painfully than others. But, in general, it was business as usual for the sport’s elite sides and fuel for the International Cricket Council who will slash the

9 ‘Q’ dissidents deny they have left party

LAHORE – Nine members of the Unification Bloc have replied to the show-cause notices issued to them by the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), claiming that they have neither left the party nor have they joined the PML-Nawaz. PML-Q sources claimed here on Monday that all nine dissident legislators submitted their replies to the party leadership. Unification Bloc Information Secretary Chaudhry Arshad Jatt, however, told Pakistan Today that 8 out of the 9 members who were given the

Iran says its warships have left the Mediterranean

TEHRAN – Two Iranian warships, which entered the Mediterranean last month sparking an outcry from Israel, have passed through the Suez Canal back into the Red Sea, naval commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayari said on Saturday.
“The flotilla … has completed its mission successfully in the Mediterranean Sea and has returned to the Red Sea transiting through the Suez Canal,” the official news agency IRNA quoted Sayari as saying.

Consumer banking – Citizens left in dark over disputes with banks

Lahore – People have little idea of where to go if they have any dispute regarding consumer banking with commercial banks, although there are a couple of institutions which can come in very handy in this regard
Commercial banks, despite orders by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to prominently display information about these institutions, have ignored the instructions.
The institutions that are meant to settle disputes between banks and consumers are little known to the

Railways left with one day’s diesel only

ISLAMABAD – The Standing Committee of the National Assembly on Railways was informed on Tuesday that trains in the country could stop at any time as Pakistan Railways (PR) had diesel reserves for a day only. Muhammad Shafi, Railways member finance, told the committee that met with Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the chair that PR purchased diesel on credit from Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and now total credit had exceeded the amount Rs 900 million.
“We have diesel reserves for one day only,

Shah Rukh’s Bangladeshi Tussaud’s left disappointed

DHAKA: Two busts of Khan, made by two impoverished Bangladeshi brothers, were meant to be auctioned to fund their education. But the brothers were left high and dry.
Shah Rukh was in Dhaka to perform in front of a live audience on December 10. Apart from winning hearts and more fans in Bangladesh, Khan took home two handmade sculptures of his face as gifts. These were supposed to be auctioned to collect money for the poor boys who made them.
It turns out that SRK was not

India wants talks from where Musharraf left off

ISLAMABAD: India wants to resume talks with Pakistan on Kashmir from where former president Pervez Musharraf left and to carry forward almost “80 percent progress” made then towards the settlement of core issue, a source told Pakistan Today on Sunday.
“Pakistan and India were able to resolve ’80 percent’ of the Kashmir dispute during the year-long talks between the Musharraf regime and the Indian government, mostly through back channel diplomacy,” said a senior Pakistani

Government left with no option but to toe IMF line

KARACHI: Pakistan has not managed to seal a substantial amount of support from donor agencies or bilateral sources in the two-day Pakistan Development Forum held from November 14 to 15.
The IMF insisted on structural reforms highlighting the reformed General Sales Tax (GST) and electricity as priority areas. Even the long-standing bilateral partners have seconded IMF’s opinion of taxing the rich and the untapped segments of the economy.
The event managed to secure $500

One tournament left for Woods to break 2010 drought

MELBOURNE: Tiger Woods has just next month’s Chevron World Challenge left to end his tormented year of win-less tournaments, after finishing fourth in the Australian Masters in Melbourne.
The former world number one, the winner of 14 majors among 95 tournament victories, is still without a victory going into his last event of the year, but there were encouraging signs at the Australian Masters on Sunday.
Woods thrilled his fans when he peeled off two eagles and two birdies

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