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Chivalric Shamyl gives Qublai a run for his money

Chivalric Shamyl gives Qublai a run for his money

LAHORE: Shah Shamyl Alam won duel with brother Shah Qublai Alam as he led Silk Bank to the final of PSS Asia Cup here at the Lahore Polo Club on Friday.
Silk Bank with their 7-6 win over PSS International qualified for Sunday’s against Monnoo Polo.
Qublai provided lead to PSS International in the opening chukker with Hamza Mawaz Khan doubling it by the close of the first quarter.
Shamyl easily converted a 60 yarder but Hamza and Adnan Jilal Khan consolidated the PSS

Ushna glory run continues in Rwanda

LAHORE: Pakistan Under-18 national tennis champion Ushna Suhail has reached the singles and doubles quarter-finals of the ITF Junior at Rwanda, East Africa, it was learnt on Tuesday. Ushna is seeded fifth in the Grade-IV ITF tournament and won her match in straight sets. In the singles, Ushna defeated Wendy Chen of Kenya in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. Ushna displayed excellent skills in the second round and did not let her opponent take more than a single game in each set.
In the

Korean Rail offers to run local trains, provide engines

LAHORE: In a bid to bail out Pakistan Railways (PR) from prevailing engine shortage crisis, Korean Railways (Korail) has offered PR authorities cooperation in the field of locomotives.
The general manager (Operations) PR disclosed this during a media briefing about the outcomes of a meeting with a nine-member delegation of Korean Railway (Korail) here at railway Headquarters on Monday. Ashfaq Ahmad Khatak told the media persons that Korean railways was ready to help out PR in the

Zulqarnain has run out of money

LAHORE: Beleaguered wicketkeeper, Zulqarnain Haider, has gone penniless and has been forced to move into a friend’s home in Manchester. Haider landed in London with only £900 in pocket and stayed at a hotel near the London Airport for a couple of days before forcefully shifting to Manchester.
Sources close to Haider said that he did not have enough money left to enjoy the luxurious hotel life.
Last week he was offered a job by a Kent-based cricket club but he has not yet

Incredible Razzaq ruins South Africa’s run

DUBAI: Woken-up Abdul Razzaq hit a belligerent unbeaten hundred to help Pakistan pull off an incerdible win in the second one-day international against South Africa here on Sunday.
The dashing 30-year-old all-rounder hit a quickfire 109 off just 72 balls studded with ten towering sixes and seven fours to help Pakistan overhaul a daunting 288-run target with just one wicket and one delivery to spare.
Razzaq’s third one-day hundred – crossing the fifty mark for the first time

Karachi intra-city buses being run without bus terminals

KARACHI: Despite claims by the Sindh and city district governments that all basic facilities are being provided to passengers and transporters, intra-city buses and coaches functioning in Karachi are without a proper bus terminal, causing problems for both commuters and transporters, Pakistan Today has learnt.
Around 900 air-conditioned intra-city buses operate in Karachi on a daily basis without proper bus terminals. Sindh Air-Conditioned Bus Owners Association Aftab Ahmed Swati

Wozniacki’s wonder run stopped by Stosur

DOHA: Caroline Wozniacki must wait at least one more day to become year-end world number one, after suffering a surprise defeat at the round robin stage of the WTA Championships here Wednesday.
The in-form favourite, who had previously lost only two out of 33 matches and won five titles, was beaten 6-4, 6-3 by Samantha Stosur, the world number five from Australia. Wozniacki had a great chance to reach break point in the ninth game of the first set, but after missing a relatively

KU to run last year’s admission policy

KARACHI
The University of Karachi (KU) has not formulated a new admission policy for the new academic year and announced that it would continue last year’s policy.
A meeting of the KU Admission Committee was held on Monday that was decided that the admissions for the year 2011 will commence as per the policy of the previous year.
In order to make the procedure less complicated, it has been decided that applicants interested in applying for admission to the faculty of

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