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Lee feels the need for speed

BANGALORE – Brett Lee may be the oldest member of Australia’s fast-bowling attack at the World Cup but for the 34-year-old speedster the sheer thrill of doing what he does best remains undimmed. “I’m still out to bowl fast,” he told reporters at Bangalore’s Chinnaswamy Stadium where Australia face Group A makeweights Kenya on Sunday. “I said about six months ago that if I couldn’t hit that 150 kph (93 mph) mark I wouldn’t want to be playing cricket, which is the truth. “I do thrive on

PAC orders NAB to speed up cases

ISLAMABAD – Expressing concern over the slow speed with which corruption cases were being disposed of by accountability courts, the monitoring and implementation committee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday to take the help of the attorney general to speed up the process.
The committee passed the orders when NAB Additional Director Abdul Hafeez informed it that NAB had moved a reference of Rs 1.7 billion against

Contractor asked to speed up construction work

GUJRANWALA – Gujranwala Division Commissioner Saeed Iqbal Wahla has directed the contractor of Gondlanwala Road to speed up construction work and urged all departments concerned to complete their works within timeframe.
He paid a surprise visit to the under-construction road along with Development Director Anwar Aziz, Gujranwala Development Authority Director General Hakim Ali Doultana and contractor Suleman Khalid. He was told on the occasion that a four-kilometer-long dual road

PTCL to outfit DUHS with high speed connectivity

KARACHI – PTCL and Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) have inked an agreement which will provide optical fiber connectivity to Dow Medical College (DMC), Sindh Medical College (SMC) and OJHA Institute of Chest Diseases (OICD) for integrating academic and research processes.
PTCL SEVP Abdulla Yousef on the occasion of the MoU said, “PTCL is heavily investing in ICT assets on behalf of customers, so that they can focus on their core competencies.” DUHS serves as an umbrella

Speed up military operation, US tells Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Frank J Ruggiero, the acting US special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, on Friday urged Pakistani authorities to accelerate anti-terrorism efforts in the country’s Tribal Areas, saying it was vital for the success of the counter-terrorism campaign in Afghanistan.
The US special representative called on Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Kayani at General Headquarters. The visiting dignitary remained with him for some time and discussed matters of mutual

Pietersen caught by Aussie speed trap

SYDNEY: England batsman Kevin Pietersen was fined Thursday after being caught speeding in a bright yellow Lamborghini sports car in southern Australia during a break between Tests in the Ashes series.
Fresh from England’s crushing victory over Australia in the second Test, Pietersen was returning from the picturesque Great Ocean Road when he was caught doing 121 kilometres (75 miles) per hour in a 100kph zone, reports said.
Police said a 30-year-old man driving a yellow

Punjab government flouts LHC orders on illegal speed breakers

LAHORE: Despite calling upon the federal government to implement verdicts of the superior courts, the Punjab government and its entity, the City District Government Lahore (CDGL) has not implemented the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) judgment ordering the removal of all illegal speed breakers in Lahore with immediate effect, Pakistan Today has learnt.
LHC Chief Justice (CJ) Khawaja Muhammad Sharif on November 3 had ordered the municipal authorities to remove all illegal speed breakers

LHC orders CDGL to raze unauthorised speed breakers

LAHORE: The Lahore High court (LHC) on Wednesday ordered the City District Government Lahore (CDGL) to remove all unauthorized speed breakers and put up streets lights where missing.
LHC Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif passed the order while disposing the suo motu notice against the death of two brothers in Gulshan Ravi. The two brothers had allegedly died after falling off their motorcycle at a speed breaker.
During court proceedings SSP Investigation Zulfiqar Hameed