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The tonga’s ride to the oblivion

Rehman Ali’s source of livelihood is his horse and the tonga (cart). He has managed to educate all his 5 children through the income he earned by dropping and picking school children

Cavendish to ride Paris-Tours

Paris-Tours organisers ASO (Amaury Sports Organisation) have invited Mark Cavendish to become the first world road race champion to compete in the French sprinters’ classic next month. Cavendish became only the second

Wanna ride a dinky?

A resident of Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore has stunned people with a collection of more than 4,000 dinkies (toy cars) at his home. 39-year-old Aamir Ashfaq has been collecting dinkies for the

Park and Ride Plaza shop auction gets lukewarm response

LAHORE – The controversy-ridden Park and Ride Plaza suffered a huge financial setback when its auction of shops received a lukewarm response from the public
on Wednesday. An LDA official told Pakistan Today that the ongoing trial in the Lahore High Court against the construction of the plaza on a piece of land allocated to a park had thrown a spanner in the works of the plaza. He said out of 26 ground floor shops put on open auction, only 11 could be sold and the auction of the

LDA reschedules Park and Ride auction

LAHORE – LDA has rescheduled the auction of as many as 26 shops at the lower ground floor, besides the space for a restaurant at the first floor of the Park and Ride Plaza on Gulberg`s Main Boulevard.
The LDA had planned to sell the shops through an open auction on March 31, but later deferred it to April 6 due to reason best known to LDA officials. Some 13 ground-floor shops of the plaza have already been sold for Rs211.45 million against the reserve price of Rs185.3 million in

LHC asked to stop auction at Park and Ride Plaza

LAHORE – The Lahore High Court has been moved through an application to stay the auction of shops and a restaurant at the first floor of Park and Ride Plaza, (Liberty Parking Plaza) at Liberty Market.
The plea was moved by Mohammad, Ahmed and other shop owners in an already pending petition against the construction of the said plaza, which the petitioners claim, has been built on the land which originally was allocated for the development of a park.
The application under CPC

13 out of 31 shops at Park N Ride Plaza auctioned

LAHORE – On the directives of the Punjab chief minister, as many as 13 out of the 31 shops situated at the ground floor of newly constructed Park N Ride Plaza at Liberty Market were sold through open auction by the Lahore Development Authority on Wednesday.
The reserve price for these shops had been set as Rs. 185,3 00,000 where as these were sold at Rs. 211,450,000. A total of 62 bidders who had deposited pay orders worth one million each for participating in the bid took part

Petition filed against Park and Ride Plaza

LAHORE – A constitutional petition has been filed before the Lahore High Court to question the construction of Liberty Park and Ride Plaza, on the premise that the land was originally owned by Parks and Horticulture of Authority (PHA) for the development of a public park, which could not be handed over to the Lahore Development of Authority (LDA) for the purpose of the said plaza.
The petition has been filed by the Linen Shop and five other owners of shops/establishments/offices

Open auction for Park n Ride shops

LAHORE – Open auction of shops in the newly constructed Park n Ride Plaza, at the prime location of Liberty Market, will be held on January 26, 2011 and the proceedings will be conducted in the presence of print and electronic media for ensuring transparency. LDA Additional Director General Ihsan Ul Haq informed this while briefing an eight member Turkish delegation of state owned development company ISBAK, visitors of the Lahore Development Authority head office on Tuesday.

England ride their luck as Australia hit back

SYDNEY – England rode their luck through a rocky afternoon spell to reach 167-3 in their first innings at the close of play on the second day of a well-balanced fifth Ashes test on Tuesday after dismissing Australia for 280.
Alastair Cook, who was saved from dismissal by a no-ball review, had made 61 with nightwatchman James Anderson alongside him on one after a triple blow from the Australian bowlers had disrupted England’s comfortable post-lunch progress.
England have

Park & Ride Plaza inaugurated amidst controversy

LAHORE: In the shadow of controversies, 11-flour Park & Ride Plaza was opened at Main Boulevard, Gulberg near Liberty roundabout adjacent to United Christian Hospital on Wednesday.
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated the plaza with publicity blitz but failed to fulfill his commitment to construct other parking plazas at 9 places including Nila Gumbad, Sheranwala, Shadman, Moon Market and Macleod Road. First controversy started when Park & Ride Plaza was preferred to

Pakistan talented enough to ride out scandal: Ramiz

LAHORE: Former captain Ramiz Raja said on Sunday Pakistan have the talent to ride out a spot-fixing scandal engulfing the national game. “For me credibility and integrity are the main issues and there is a need to draw a line between whether we want suspicious players or we just want talented players,” Raja, also a member of the International Cricket Council’s Pakistan task team, told AFP.
Pakistan cricket’s image took a devastating knock when Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and

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