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Light it up, then put it out

“Let it catch fire first and then we will start discussing the reasons and hands behind the same while sitting atop the adjacent building” seems to be the attitude of the political

Vettel makes light of new challenges

Defending drivers world champion Sebastian Vettel was in light-hearted mood on Friday after clocking just the third-fastest time in opening practice for Sunday’s European Grand Prix. The 26-year-old runaway leader of this

Light rain brings a sigh of relief

Light rain and a dust storm on Thursday brought relief to Lahoris who had been witnessing extremely hot conditions for the last couple of days. According to the Met office, a westerly

350 youngsters to gather on July 1 to spread light of ‘Ittehad, Eman, Tanzeem’

KARACHI – The six-day 10th Young Leaders’ Conference (YLC) would start from July 1 as the conference celebrates its “first decade of changing lives for the better”.
The theme for this year is ‘Eman (faith), Ittehad (unity) and Tanzeem (discipline)’. Preparations are at their peak as the big conference is just two months away.
Three hundred and fifty youngsters, aged 18 to 24, from all over the country and other parts of the world will unite to spread the light of change.

CM issues orders ‘in light of PPP-MQM ministerial committee suggestions’

KARACHI – Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has issued orders for curbing targeted killings in Karachi and improving the overall law and order situation, Local Government Minister Agha Siraj Durrani said on Saturday.
“The directives have been issued in light of the suggestions presented by the ministerial committee of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM),” Durrani, a ministerial committee member, said while talking to the media during a visit

ACCA casts light on risk management

LAHORE – ACCA has published a collection of essays from experts in the public and private sectors assessing the role of ethical corporate behaviour in risk management and governance.
The paper, ‘Risk & Reward: Shared Perspectives’ features contributions illustrates how value-based principles can be applied and how they may impact on business performance and the interests of stakeholders. “In the aftermath of the financial crisis, we have seen a huge focus on structural matters,

Lahoris witness light rain

LAHORE – Lahoris witnessed light rain on Saturday but according to the Met Office, weather remained dry in most parts of the country. Rain and thunderstorm were witnessed at isolated places of North Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sargodha and Multan.
According to the Met Office, widespread rain with dust and thunderstorms are expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today (Sunday) while scattered rain with dust and thunderstorms are expected in Quetta, Zhob, Kalat, Sukkur, Larkana,

Production of light automobiles rises

ISLAMABAD – Production of cars and jeeps surged by 15.10 percent during the first seven months of the current fiscal year in comparison to the same time last year. As many as 75,537 cars and jeeps were produced during July-January 2010-11 as compared to the production of 65,626 units last year, according to data provided by Federal Bureau of Statistics.
The production of cars and jeeps witnessed growth of 8.52 percent during January 2011 as compared to the same month of last

Davis’ release green light for more killings: former CIA operative

LAHORE – The release of Raymond Davis is just a green light for more killings and assassinations by the US government and the CIA in Pakistan, Robert Anderson, a former CIA operative has said in an interview with Talkhaba.
Anderson, who operated in Vietnam around 60 years ago, talked about undercover work the CIA did back then and the similarities with it now in terms of running operatives like Raymond Davis working in Pakistan. “The pillage and slaughter of Pakistanis will

Outsiders rage against dying of light

NEW DELHI – Ireland’s stunning defeat of Pakistan in 2007 and Kenya’s run to the 2003 semi-finals sent shockwaves through the World Cup. They are also in danger of becoming museum pieces as efforts intensify to cut the fat from a 14-team tournament which stretches over six, exhausting weeks, by trimming it to a slimmer 10-nation contest.
It’s a proposal the International Cricket Council are looking at, but it’s one which terrifies the second-tier Associate members who believe

South Africans light candles for ‘stable’ Mandela

JOHANNESBURG – South Africans lit candles and prayed for Nelson Mandela at church services around the country as officials said the anti-apartheid hero was in stable condition and resting at home.
A national campaign promoted by a group of media organisations encouraged South Africans to “Light a Candle of Hope” for Mandela’s recovery from an acute respiratory infection. Officials said Mandela, 92, was still in stable condition at his home in Johannesburg after being discharged

Met office predicts light rain, dense fog

Lahore – Met Office predicted rain of light to moderate intensity at scattered places of upper parts of the county on Thursday/Friday, resulting some relief in the prevailing cold / foggy weather conditions. Minimum temperature in Lahore dropped to 1 Celsius, whereas maximum temperature remained at 19 Celsius in the Provincial metropolis.
Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to grip upper parts of the country on Thursday and likely to last for two days over there.