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PFF sends boats to three more districts

The Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) has dispatched boats to the rain/flood-affected districts of Sanghar, Umerkot and Tando Allahyar for rescue operations. Earlier, the PFF had provided 16 boats to rescue people in

Dimitrov sends Haas packing

Seventh-seeded Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov and US teenager Ryan Harrison led the youth movement in evidence on Tuesday at the ATP Los Angeles hardcourt tournament. Dimitrov, 20, made short work of two-time Los

PCB sends legal notice to ICC

The Pakistan Cricket Board has sent a legal notice to the ICC after the governing body’s decision to take action against the Member Boards which make room for government interference. PCB chief

Iran sends submarines to Red Sea

Iran has sent submarines to the Red Sea, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday, citing an unidentified source, in a move that could anger Israel. “Iranian military submarines entered the

China sends man to labour camp over ‘Jasmine’ rally

BEIJING – A 21-year-old Chinese man who attended a proposed pro-democracy “Jasmine Revolution” protest in Beijing was sentenced to labour re-education, in the first confirmed punishment for the Middle East-inspired gatherings that were squashed by wary authorities. The man, Wei Qiang, was sentenced to 2 years in a labour re-education camp. He was a former art student who did some work at the studio of the detained artist-activist Ai Weiwei, according to two friends of Wei, who

Gaddafi sends message to Obama

ALGIERS – Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has sent a message to U.S. President Barack Obama “following the withdrawl of America from the crusader colonial alliance against Libya,” Libya’s official news agency JANA said on Wednesday.
No further details were given.

France sends in troops as Ivory Coast end game nears

ABIDJAN – France ordered more troops into Ivory Coast to protect civilians on Monday as forces backing presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara prepared a “lightning” assault to remove Laurent Gbagbo from power. As hundreds of pro-Ouattara soldiers gathered on the outskirts of Abidjan, waiting to launch what they say will be the final assault to unseat Gbagbo, explosions could be heard from the direction of the presidential palace. Gbagbo has refused to cede power after a disputed

‘American Idol’ sends home two finalists

LOS ANGELES – Naima Adedapo and Thia Megia are no longer standing on ‘American Idol.’ The earthy 26-year-old dance instructor from Milwaukee and the breathy 16-year-old high school student from Mountain House, Calif., were booted from the Fox talent competition Thursday after ‘Idol’ host Ryan Seacrest revealed they garnered the fewest viewer votes following their respective attempts Wednesday of Elton John’s “I’m Still Standing” and “Daniel.” Joining the duo in the bottom three was

South Korea sends 27 North Koreans home

SEOUL – South Korea repatriated on Sunday 27 North Koreans whose boat drifted into the South’s waters last month, the South’s Red Cross said, ending a row which threatened to further damage relations between the two Koreas.
Four North Koreans who had also been aboard the fishing boat decided to stay in the South, prompting the diplomatic dispute. The North Koreans were sent home across the disputed western sea border a day after the first anniversary of the sinking of a South

SSUET sends over 1,000 budding engineers into market

KARACHI – As many as 1,044 graduates of Batch 2007 of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) received their four-year BS degrees at the Convocation-2011 held on Saturday.
Of the total, 414 were conferred degrees in Electronic Engineering, 181 in Computer Engineering, 82 in Bio-Medical Engineering, 108 in Civil Engineering and 47 in Computer Science. The remaining belonged to leftover graduates of Batch 2006 and others.
Addressing the convocation, SSUET

World sends disaster relief teams to Japan

GENEVA – The international community started to send disaster relief teams on Saturday to help Japan after it suffered a massive earthquake and tsunami, with the United Nations sending a group to help co-ordinate work. “We are in the process of deploying 9 experts who are among the most experienced we have for dealing with catastrophes.
They will help evaluate needs and coordinate assistance with Japanese authorities,” Elisabeth Byrs, spokeswoman of the UN Office for the

‘American Idol’ sends home first finalist

LOS ANGELES – ‘American Idol’ viewers did not tell Ashthon Jones they loved her. The silky smooth 24-year-old retail manager from Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday was revealed to have the fewest viewer votes on the Fox talent competition.
The judges decided not to save Jones after her performance of Diana Ross’ ‘When You Tell Me That You Love Me.’ Jones said before her dismissal that she regretted not selecting a more popular Ross tune. “I was rooting for you, baby,” Jennifer Lopez

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