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Munni enters Guinness world record

Munni enters Guinness world record

After leaving audiences enthralled with her performance on the song in the film, Indian actress Malaika Arora has now created history by entering the Guinness Book of World Records in the city of Melbourne in Australia.
Over 1200 people danced for three minutes on the song, led by Malaika. The song was played at Melbourne Park in Australia on weekend with over 1200 people dancing together.
Malaika, who was accompanied on the song by her husband Arbaaz Khan, the producer of

GCU’s orators all set to break own record

LAHORE – Government College University Debating Society (GCUDS) hosted a reception, on Monday, in honour of its fourteen best orators who performed well during the last six months and won 22 team trophies and 34 best speaker awards. GCU has won as many as 117 oratory awards after beating top educational institutions of the country at the national debating events in the first half of the academic year 2010-11.
Addressing the debaters, GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Ikramul Haq said

LimeWire wins limit on damages to record labels

NEW YORK – A federal judge limited the potential financial liability facing the operator of LimeWire, a once-popular file-sharing service found liable for copyright infringement, at an upcoming damages trial.
Rejecting an argument that could have led to “trillions” of dollars in damages, U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood agreed with Lime Group LLC that the 13 record companies whose works were infringed by LimeWire deserve one award per work infringed. The record labels had argued

Punjab facing record budget deficit of Rs 136b: Kaira

LAHORE – The Punjab government is facing a deficit of Rs 136 billion owing to gross financial indiscipline in the province. “Of the outstanding amount, Rs 51 billion have been converted into a loan, while another Rs 37 billion have been obtained from the State Bank of Pakistan to run the government’s affairs,” PPP’s former Punjab finance minister Tanvir Ashraf Kaira said on Thursday while exposing the ill practices of the Punjab government during the last three years.
Talking to

Khanani and Kalia case – Judge asks FIA DG to submit evidence and record

KARACHI – Sindh High Court’s Justice Sajjad Ali Shah directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director-General (DG) on Wednesday to appear before him on March 11 and bring all evidence and relevant record about the Khanani and Kalia money laundering case. On Tuesday Chief Justice Sindh High Court Mushir Alam had assigned Justice Sajjad Ali Shah to conduct an inquiry over the acquittal of the eight men accused of involvement in the money laundering case and submit a report. The

Khanani and Kalia case – Judge asks FIA DG to submit evidence, record

KARACHI – Sindh High Court’s Justice Sajjad Ali Shah directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director-General (DG) on Wednesday to appear before him on March 11 and bring all evidence and relevant record about the Khanani and Kalia money laundering case. On Tuesday Chief Justice Sindh High Court Mushir Alam had assigned Justice Sajjad Ali Shah to conduct an inquiry over the acquittal of the eight men accused of involvement in the money laundering case and submit a report.

SC asks for record of approval of Reko Diq project

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday ordered the Balochistan advocate general to submit by today (Tuesday) complete records of approvals and relaxations in rules given by the former chief minister of Balochistan for the Reko Diq project.
A three-member bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Muhammad Sair Ali and Justice Ghulam Rabbani was hearing a case against leasing of Reko Diq gold and copper mines in Balochistan worth over $260 billion to

DAVIS CASE – LHC CJ admits newspaper clippings in court record

LAHORE – Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry accepted an application to make foreign and local newspaper clippings about Raymond Davis’s activities a part of the court record on Wednesday. Advocate Muhammad Azhar Siddique presented clippings of various newspapers and internet material comprising of 225 pages. He submitted that Davis was involved in spying activities in Pakistan, which the US government itself had admitted. He said the entire press clipping must

Malinga first to record two World Cup hat-tricks

STATS CORNER – Lasith Malinga became the fourth bowler to perform two hat-tricks in one day internationals and the first to do so in World Cup match. The right-arm fast bowler from Galle achieved this feat against Kenya at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Tuesday (March 1). Lasith Malinga’s hat trick started in the 42nd over of the match.
Tanmay Mishra became the first victim of Malinga’s hat-trick after missing a full delivery on leg stump to fall for a 13-ball duck.
It

Call to save precious record

KASUR – Complete civil, criminal and revenue record, including the power of attorney of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Ghazi Ilm Din Shaheed’s murder case is likely to get destroyed because it has been kept in the basement of Kasur DCO office where there is no proper arrangement of any light and ventilation.
Previously, the district govts have been using different methods to save the record from decay but at the moment the safety of the record is at risk. If the same apathy

Pakistan record biggest World Cup victory

Pakistan recorded their highest ever total against Kenya in limited overs international cricket by making 317 for seven in 50 overs in the 10th World Cup. It was Pakistan’s fourth highest total in World Cup after 349 in 49.5 overs against Zimbabwe at Kingston on March 21,2007, 338 for five in 60 overs against Sri Lanka at Swansea on June 9, 1983, and 330 for six in 60 overs against Sri Lanka at Nottingham on June 14,1975.
Pakistan’s previous highest against Kenya was 286 for

LHC asked to confiscate Raymond’s record

LAHORE – The Lahore High Court on Monday sought assistance of deputy attorney general (DAG) on 2 petitions requesting shifting of Raymond to Lahore and confiscating his diplomatic record, if any, in before it is tempered by the government to save Raymond.
The petitions were field by Advocate Rana Ilamudin and Barrister Javed Iqbal Jaffrey. Chief justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry after hearing arguments of the petitioner counsels handed over copies of the petitions to DAG Naveed Inayat

Tendulkar’s record earn Miandad’s praises

KARACHI – Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad Sunday hailed record-breaking Indian maestro Sachin Tendulkar who equalled his record of playing in six World Cup editions. Tendulkar, whose first World Cup was in 1992 which Pakistan won, has now featured in six World Cup tournaments, a record held by Miandad who played the inaugural edition in 1975 and then went on to play in the 1979, 1983, 1987, 1992 and 1996 editions. Tendulkar, 37, featured in India’s comprehensive 87-run win in

LHC moved for Davis’ diplomatic record

LAHORE – Barrister Javed Iqbal Jaffrey on Saturday filed a petition in the Lahore High Court asking that all certified copies of diplomatic record, if any of Raymond Allen Davis be submitted to the court immediately to stop issuance of the same in the backdates by way of forgery and tempering.
Barrister Jaffrey contended that the court should issue a preemptive order to the federal government against possible tempering of US citizen’s record for his benefit in the larger

Forex reserves again hit record $17.447 billion

KARACHI – The country’s liquid foreign exchange reserves have once again hit the highest level of over $17.447 billion during the week that ended on February 15. It was the last week on February 5, when the foreign exchange reserves slid to $17.314 billion after touching a record high of $17.386 billion a week earlier.
According to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), during the week under review the country held a foreign exchange of $17.447 billion against $17.314 billion of

Engro caps 2010 with record profit

KARACHI – The Board of Directors of Engro Corporation Limited has announced the achievement of the Company’s highest ever profit after tax (PAT) of Rs 6.8 billion for the year ended December 31, 2010. In the case of 2010, the consolidated revenue stood at Rs 79.9 billion for the year ended December 31, 2010, as compared to Rs 58.2 billion in 2009.
The company announced earnings per share (EPS) of Rs 20.72 for 2010, as compared to an EPS of Rs 12.24 in 2009. A final cash dividend

FAP breaks own cargo handling record at PQA

KARACHI – February 10 was a landmark day for the FAP Terminal at Port Qasim when two vessels with a combined length of 350 metres were berthed simultaneously at its jetty. The ‘KT ALBATROSS’ was discharging oilseeds imported from Canada while the ‘TRANSOCEAN’ was loading wheat for export.
The terminal also broke its own single day unloading record by discharging 17,000 metric tons of oilseeds in 24 hours between February 11 and 12. The FAP Terminal which was inaugurated on

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