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New skirt rules cause unease

NEW DELHI – A new ruling that requires female badminton players to wear skirts on court is causing unease among players as they prepare to adopt the new compulsory dress code. The Indian Open, which begins next Tuesday, will be the last tournament in which women can wear shorts on court before the skirt requirement comes into force on May 1.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced the change in 2009 in a bid to boost the sport’s profile among viewers and sponsors. Doubles

PPP points out violations of rules in house count

KARACHI – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Sindh’s Head of the Census Monitoring Committee Taj Haider has expressed concern over the widespread reports of irregularities in the house count phase of the census.
“Details including the name of the head of the family, his identity card number, profession and number of children in the household that is required to be entered on Form 1 with ballpoint pens are being written on plain sheets with pencils. There are also numerous complaints