Tag: City

Sun City welcomes the Ryder stars

World number two Lee Westwood will lead five of the victorious Europe Ryder Cup team to the Sun City Challenge golf tournament in December.
Fellow Englishman Ross Fisher, Irishman Padraig Harrington, Spaniard Miguel Angel Jiminez and Italian Edoardo Molinari are the other members of the team heading for north-west South Africa.
Europe pipped defending champions the US by one point in a Celtic Manor thriller this month that went to the wire with the final

High-flying Man City eye Europa top spot

PARIS: Manchester City may have grander ambitions than the Europa League, but the big-spending Premier League club can take a big step towards the knockout phase with a win over Lech Poznan on Thursday.
The Polish side are the surprise leaders of Group A after two matches, heading City on goal difference, while Italian aristocrats Juventus are third, two points adrift.
City supporters of a certain vintage will be heartened by the opposition being Polish as their last

Traffic jams across the city irk motorists

LAHORE: Repeated traffic jams at main roads of Lahore have made the lives of motorists and pedestrians miserable while traffic wardens have failed to control the situation, Pakistan Today has learnt.
According to authorities, the much-delayed construction work at the Multan Road forces divergence of traffic to other roads, which caused jams. On the other hand, traffic wardens seemed helpless in controlling the situation.
Traffic Warden Abdul Rauf said that the Punjab

City district govt has non-functional website

LAHORE: City District Government Lahore (CDGL) official website is currently dysfunctional. The official web address of CDGL given on government flyers, news letters and on official letter heads is www.lahorecity.gov.pk.
However, even mega search engines such as Yahoo and Google do show the official website belonging to the CDGL in search results. CDGL sub-department websites and those of other cities like Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Hyderabad and Peshawar are currently

TEVTA signs agreement with UK’s City & Guilds

LAHORE: The Technical & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) and the UK's City & Guilds have signed an agreement to introduce International Vocational Qualifications (IVQs) in TEVTA's constituent polytechnics.
The agreement was signed between the two parties at the Chief Minister's Secretariat. City & Guilds International Head of International Operations John Dunken McGee signed the agreement on the organisation's behalf.
TEVTA had accepted the City & Guilds initiative for

Deserted Karachi mourns loss of life: City remains calm but tensions...

A majority of commercial and business centres in Karachi remained closed on Friday as residents mourned the loss of life in Thursday's suicide attacks on the shrine of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi.
Various political and religious parties, including the Ahl-e-Sunnat wal Jamaat (ASWJ) announced mourning and appealed to the citizens to remain calm.
The city's usually jam packed roads wore a deserted look, as people remained indoors and little or no traffic plied the roads.