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Russia ‘may lose $10b’ arms sales from Arab unrest

Russia ‘may lose $10b’ arms sales from Arab unrest

MOSCOW – Russia risks losing up to $10 billion (7.4 billion euros) in arms sales from the wave of unrest currently sweeping north Africa and the Middle East, a weapons industry official said on Tuesday. The figure is equivalent to Russia’s total arms sales for 2010 and would represent a massive setback to the country’s efforts to maintain its Soviet-era clients in the Middle East.
The unnamed arms export official told the Interfax news agency that Russia was carefully monitoring

Malaysia lose injured Izzaq

LAHORE – A hamstring injury during training has ruled out lanky striker Izzaq Faris Ramlan from the Pakistan-Malaysia Olympic qualifier. Shah Alam Stadium will host the first leg on February 23. Thamil Arasu and Syahrul Azwai Ibrahim have been called up after Izzaq’s injury.
Malaysia U21 coach coach Ong Kim Swee has warned his team against taking their places in the Olympic squad for granted after defensive lapses led to the team’s downfall in recent matches. Kim Swee said he was

Pakistan lose warm-up tie against Thailand

LAHORE – Pakistan U21 football team put up a positive display as they lost to Thailand 2-1 in a warm-up match. Both the teams will open their campaign in the 2012 London Olympics Qualifiers on February 23. Pakistan will face Malaysia and Thailand will take on Palestine.
Pakistan conceded an early goal when Ahsan Ullah failed to mark the Thai striker in the 4th minute and the ball flashed past Pakistan keeper Amir Gul. Skipper Jadeed Khan struck the equaliser in the ninth minute

LSE continues to lose volume

LAHORE – The Lahore Stock Exchange (LSE) remained bearish with a further decline in the volume. The LSE 25-index lost 29.67 points to close at 3,723.53 against its opening at a level of 3,753.20. Out of total 111 active scrips, 22 went up, 38 went down and 51 closed without any change in their opening values.
The volume of the market stood at 2.83 million shares, which was 1.53 million shares less than Tuesday’s turnover of 4.37 million shares. The Bank of Punjab was the volume

Apple iPad 2 to lose home button

LOS ANGELES – iPad 2 goes even sleeker with no physical home button. With iOS 4.3 now in the hands of developers, the software’s iPad-bound multi-touch adding credentials will see the physical home button removed from the upcoming iPad 2, new reports have suggested. Apple’s insatiable desire to produce stunningly attractive, ultra sleek gadgets has seen its portable devices limit the use of physical controls as much as possible with latest reports suggesting that the four and five

Iran court orders acid attacker to ‘lose eye, ear’

TEHRAN – An Iranian court has ruled that a man must lose an eye and an ear after he blinded and burnt an ear of another man in an acid attack, newspapers reported on Wednesday.
Judge Aziz Mohammadi gave the order against the man, who was only identified as Hamid, after convicting him of the throwing acid on the victim, named as Davoud, said the hardline Kayhan newspaper.
The judge also ordered Hamid to pay blood-money for the burn injuries suffered by Davoud, in a ruling

Warid, Ufone lose steam

KARACHI: Warid and Ufone have faced a slump in the financial year 2009-10, as their market share has dwindled 1.9 points and 1.3 points respectively, while they have lost 1.3 million subscribers. Ufone and Warid reported a loss of 0.4 million and 0.9 million subscribers respectively during the FY09-10, while Mobilink, Telenor and Zong added new subscribers to their networks.
Warid’s revenue slid by approximately one percent compared to the previous year, while subscriber’s

PTCL, World Call lose subscribers in FY09-10

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and World Call have lost 109,853 and 2,360 subscribers, respectively, in basic telephony services during the fiscal year 2009-10. Annual report of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) for FY09-10 disclosed that local loop segment underwent a dip of one percent in local loop subscribers.
However, PTCL still retains the virtual monopoly in both fixed and wireless local loop services as the company has maximum

Aamir Khan to lose 12 kilos

DELHI: We already know that he was to have a crew cut for his next film. Now the actor will also shed some weight. That Aamir Khan gets into the skin of every character he plays, is well known. But doing it in Reema Kagti’s film will be a tough task for the actor.
Aamir will sport a crew cut (sans any Ghajini demarcations this time) and will have to lose at least 11-12 kilos for the cop’s role he will enact. A source close to Aamir says, “The actor has to lose around 250 pounds