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KEMU holds third convocation

Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khosa praised King Edward Medical University (KEMU) for providing the world with physicians who have brought laurels to the country. He was addressing the KEMU graduates on the

Republicans will make US a ‘Third World country’: Obama

CHICAGO – US President Barack Obama accused his Republican foes of wanting to turn the US into a “third world” country on Thursday as he rallied support for his re-election campaign. The attack came a day after Obama savaged Republican budget plans and unveiled his $4-trillion deficit reduction drive that aims to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans in order to preserve for key social services.
The debate over fiscal policy will prove critical to the 2012 campaign and Obama

Republicans will make US a ‘Third World’ country: Obama

CHICAGO – US President Barack Obama accused his Republican foes of wanting to turn the United States into a “Third World” country Thursday as he rallied support for his reelection campaign.
The attack came a day after Obama savaged Republican budget plans and unveiled his $4 trillion deficit reduction drive that aims to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans in order to preserve key social services.
The debate over fiscal policy will prove critical to the 2012 campaign, and

Embattled Contador eyes third straight victory

MADRID – Controversial three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador, unbeaten in Spain since the start of the season, continues his warm-up for the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday in the Tour of Castilla y Leon. The Tour of Castilla y Leon, which he won last year, may be just a formality for the 28-year-old Saxobank rider. The Spaniard is in sparkling form ahead of the Tour of Italy on May 7-29, his main objective in the early part of the season, having already won the Tour of

Wozniacki wins third title of 2011

CHARLESTON – World number one Caroline Wozniacki captured her third title of 2011 Sunday, launching her clay court season with a victory over Elena Vesnina in the Family Circle Cup final. The top-seeded Dane defeated Vesnina 6-2, 6-3 to add the title to those she won at Dubai and Indian Wells, California, and admitted the triumph on Charleston’s green clay had her looking ahead to the red clay of Roland Garros. “I feel confident and I know I can win a Slam,” said Wozniacki, who has

Wozniacki wins third title of 2011

CHARLESTON – World number one Caroline Wozniacki captured her third title of 2011 Sunday, launching her clay court season with a victory over Elena Vesnina in the Family Circle Cup final.
The top-seeded Dane defeated Vesnina 6-2, 6-3 to add the title to those she won at Dubai and Indian Wells, California, and admitted the triumph on Charleston’s green clay had her looking ahead to the red clay of Roland Garros.
“I feel confident and I know I can win a Slam,” said Wozniacki,

Wozniacki cruises into third round at Charleston

CHARLESTON – World number one Caroline Wozniacki cruised into the third round of the Charleston WTA on Wednesday, as she fought to banish memories of last year’s injury disappointment. “I’m feeling good on clay, so it’s exciting. It’s always exciting to start here,” top-seed Wozniacki said after dispatching American qualifier Irina Falconi 6-1, 6-1.
At last year’s tournament Wozniacki was forced to retire during her semi-final match against Russia’s Vera Zvonareva when she hurt

Two killed, dozens hurt in third day of Afghan protests

KABUL/KANDAHAR – Two policemen were killed and more than 30 people were wounded in Kandahar during the third day of violent protests across Afghanistan against the burning of the Holy Quran by an American pastor as US President Barack Obama condemned the pastor’s action.
“The information I have is that two policemen have been killed and 20 others, including police, protesters and citizens, have been wounded,” Ahmad Wali Karzai, head of the Kandahar provincial council, said. “The

3 more ministries to be devolved in third phase

ISLAMABAD – The Implementation Commission on the 18th Constitutional Amendment on Thursday met to discuss the matters of the devolution of three more ministries to the provinces, including ministries of Women Development, Environment and Sports in the third phase of the devolution plan.
Mian Raza Rabbani chaired the meeting which decided that other important ministries of Interior, Finance, Revenue, Port and Shipping and Communication would be devolved in the fourth and last

SL enter semis for third time

STATE CORNER – Sri Lanka entered the semi-finals of the World Cup for the third time after defeating England by 10 wickets in the fourth quarter-final at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Saturday. Runners-up four years ago, Sri Lanka also qualified for the semis in 1996 when they became the world champions by beating Australia in the final at Lahore.
Tillakaratne Dilshan became the seventh Sri Lankan and 32nd batsman overall to score 10 or more hundreds in ODIs. Tillakaratne

Davis’ release – Sharifs third blunder in a fortnight

ISLAMABAD – The covert but solid role played by the Punjab government in getting the US national Raymond Davis released is the third successive blunder on part of the ruling PML-N, which has jeopardised the party’s popularity. PML-N leaders seem puzzled and erratic while defending the blunders, as all three important decisions taken by the Sharif brothers in the last fortnight have garnered widespread criticism.
The leniency exhibited by the Punjab government to enable the CIA

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