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‘Deathly Hallows’ charms fans with $61m in one day

LOS ANGELES: Harry Potter is on the way to his biggest magic act yet. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" conjured up $61.2 million domestically in its first day, positioning it for the best opening weekend ever for the series about the young wizard.
Friday's haul puts "Deathly Hallows" on track to shoot past the franchise's previous high, a $102.7 million opening weekend for "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" in 2005.
"Deathly Hallows" lands at No. 5 on the

M and M sweeten Sri Lanka’s day

MELBOURNE: Sri Lanka conjured a stunning one-wicket victory over Australia in their opening one-day international on Wednesday, powered by a record-breaking ninth wicket partnership between Angelo Mathews and Lasith Malinga.
Looking dead and buried at 107 for eight and chasing Australia's 239 for eight in Melbourne, the Sri Lankans roared home on the back of a sensational 132-run stand off 110 balls from man-of-the-match Mathews and fast bowler Malinga. Sri Lanka's astonishing

Smoke settles – Hall Road traders spend day cleaning shops

LAHORE: Wednesday was a tiring day for Hall Road traders as they slowly made their way wiping water off their shops after a fire extinguishing episode late on Tuesday night.
A short circuit had erupted fire at Arif Plaza on Tuesday, reducing valuables worth millions into ashes.
Talking to Pakistan Today, Hall Road Traders Union President Baber Mahmood said though Rescue 1122 and Fire Brigade managed to extinguish the fire after a five-hour continuous struggle, it took the

Pakistan Vs South Africa, 3rd ODI – Every day is not...

DUBAI: Opener Hashim Amla hit a fighting century and paceman Morne Morkel took four wickets as South Africa pulled off a narrow two-run win over Pakistan in the third day-night international here on Tuesday.
South Africa, put into bat by Pakistan, owed it to the 27-year-old Amla who carried his bat through the innings with a resolute 119 and helped his team to a defendable 228-9 before surviving another scare by Pakistan who managed 226-9.
It was the bearded right-hander's

China-Japan row simmers as protests enter third day

TOKYO: Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan urged Beijing on Monday to guarantee the safety of Japanese companies and citizens, as a wave of rowdy protests in China sparked by a territorial row entered a third day.
As many as 1,000 anti-Japanese demonstrators took to the streets of Wuhan, the capital of China's central Hubei province, on Monday, chanting slogans to vent their anger at Tokyo amid a heavy police presence, witnesses said.
Armed police with riot shields also guarded

41st World Standards Day celebrated

ISLAMABAD: The 41st World Standards Day is being celebrated across the world including Pakistan to pay tribute to the efforts of thousands of experts worldwide working in active collaboration of the IEC, ISO and ITU to develop voluntary International Standards that facilitate trade, spread knowledge and disseminate technological advances.
The aim of World Standards Day is to raise awareness among regulators, industry and consumers as to the importance of standardisation in the

PML-N’s “Defense Day for Democracy” in full swing

Leadership asks workers to prepare for Long March
Hamza Shabaz, Saad Rafique condemn Zardari,Musharraf
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) held a "Defense Day for Democracy" demonstration at the Aiwan-e-Iqbal today, condemning Zardari and Musharraf and asking the party members to prepare for a Long March towards Islamabad to rid the country of the virus of corruption.
Protesters swarmed on the Edgerton Road and the Mall hurling slogans of "Go Zardari Go",

PML-N’s “Defense Day of Democracy” in full swing

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) held a "Defense Day of Democracy" demonstration at the Aiwan-e-Iqbal today, condemning Zardari and Musharraf and asking party members to prepare for a long march to Islamabad to rid the country of the virus of corruption.
Protesters swarmed the Edgerton Road and The Mall hurling slogans of "Go Zardari Go", "Say No to Looto and Phooto policy" "Honourless Musharraf dare return to face treason carges!"
Speaking on the occasion, Hamza Shahbaz