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Mixed weather witnessed in April

Lahorites witnessed mixed weather in April, as intense heat and rains made their presence felt throughout the month. The start of the month witnessed intense heat but rains made their entry in

Let’s have mixed vegetables without dessert

LAHORE – The trend of decreasing vegetable prices at the city’s Sunday Bazaars remained in force a third week bringing relief to both consumers and shopkeepers. However, fruit prices remained high, making fruit purchases few and far between.
For the third consecutive Sunday the prices of vegetables decreased while the prices of fruits marginally increasing. Chicken prices also decreased by Rs 37 per kg compared with last weeks. Chicken meat was sold for Rs 170 per kg compared to

The not-so-liked UK immigration policy meets mixed reaction

LONDON – United Kingdom, once considered a best destination to study and work for the people from all over the world is fast losing its charm, thanks to the tough immigration policies of the Conservative party led government. Conservative party, commonly known as a Tory party of UK went into the 2010 general elections with the issue of immigration on the top of their agenda.
With unemployment raised to its record high and more than 2 million Brits out of work, “British jobs for

Cabinet dissolution draws mixed response from politicians

LAHORE – Politicians belonging to various political parties gave a mixed response over President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani’s decision to dissolve the federal cabinet. President Zardari’s Punjab Coordinator Naveed Chaudhry welcomed the decision saying that it was a positive move.
He predicted that the decision would increase the party’s efficiency and said that the change would be brought according to the 18th Constitutional Amendment. The PPP

Nestor, Srebotnik triumph in mixed doubles

MELBOURNE – Canadian Daniel Nestor and Slovenia’s Katarina Srebotnik won the Australian Open mixed doubles title when they beat Australian Paul Hanley and Taiwan’s Chan Yung-Jan Sunday.
The second seeds needed a deciding match tiebreaker to win the final 6-3, 3-6, 10-7 at Rod Laver Arena, where officials closed the roof as temperatures soared close to 40 deg C (104 F) on the hottest day of the tournament. Hanley and Chan started well, breaking serve in the third game of the

Islamabad cautiously evaluating ‘mixed signals’ from New Delhi

ISLAMABAD – With Pakistan trying to devise a mutually agreed ‘roadmap’ with India for the revival of a stalled peace process, New Delhi is exerting pressure for alteration in the eight-point composite dialogue agenda and has asked Islamabad to insert “terrorism” as one of two major issues at the top along with Kashmir.
As mixed signals are coming from India ahead of the foreign secretaries’ meeting next month, Islamabad is not expecting a major breakthrough but looking forward to

Kareena to present a mixed bag in 2011

Leaving behind a not-so-great 2010, Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor is all set to explore various genres in the new year with five films in the pipeline. While `Ra.One` with Shah Rukh Khan is the biggest of all, there is also ‘Bodyguard’ with Salman Khan. The 30-year-old actress will be seen opposite boyfriend Saif Ali Khan in ‘Agent Vinod’ and Imran Khan in ‘Short Term Shaadi’.
She is also in talks to star with Aamir Khan in a yet untitled psychological thriller. Considering