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LAHORE – Lahore’s domination was severely challenged by Faisalabad and Sargodha on the second day of the 71st Samsung Punjab Games, being held at various venues of the city, but the hosts remained on top in majority of the disciplines on Friday.
Lahore were leading the medals tally after excelling exceptionally in different sporting events, but the challenge posed by Faisalabad and Sargodha in some disciplines might prevent them from taking the main trophy as the Games enter
LAHORE – Police were off to a brilliant start in the 46th National Men’s Volleyball Championship, defeating Higher Education Commission in straight sets here on Friday at Wapda Sports Complex, Lahore In the other three matches, Punjab beat Sindh 3-1(25-17, 18-25, 25-14, 25-16), Railways overpowered AJK 3-1and Army routed Balochistan 3-0.
Police displayed an all-round performance, dominating with superior attacking skills and winning the match 25-13, 25-14, 25-12. Police were far
LAHORE – The release of US national Raymond Davis and arrest of PCS officers dominated the Punjab Assembly (PA) proceedings on Monday, which restrained the treasury benches from carrying out its routine work.
The opposition alleged that the Punjab government played its role for the release of Davis saying that the House should be allowed to hold a debate on the topic that how Davis was released. The PA speaker started the question hour session but point of orders did not allow
ISLAMABAD – President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Saturday conveyed Islamabad’s stated position on the Raymond Davis issue to a visiting US congressional delegation and stressed that the strategic relationship between both countries should not be made hostage to the Raymond case.
The US congressional delegation consisting of Senator Robert Corker, Senator Bernard Sanders, Senator Christopher Coons and Senator Joseph Manchin called on President Asif
LAHORE – The Pak-Turk Schools and Colleges won 7 out of total 15 awards at the Intel National Science Olympiad (NSO) 2011. Former federal education minister Sardar Assef Ahmed Ali gave away the prizes to the winners.
Habibullah Hall Muhammadi of the Pak-Turk Lahore branch with his chemistry project titled, Organic Battery got the individual best category and the grand winner award and got nominated for representing Pakistan in the 2011 Intel International Science and Engineering
ALMATY – Hosts’ Kazakhstan dominated the day’s action at the Asian Winter Games on Thursday adding four gold medals to their impressive collection to stay on top with 17 golds and 46 medals overall. South Korea failed to add to their gold haul, but remain in second place with 10 gold and 24 medals overall.
Meanwhile, Japan stayed in the race for the lead in the medal table with their skiers winning two gold medals to lift their country into third position with eight golds.
KARACHI – The KSE 100 index ended the day up 85 points with major exploration and production, fertiliser scrips alongside MCB leading the charge. The index heavyweight, OGDC, stood firm to support the index with a contribution of around 48 points which in a positive wave on the bourse.
The KSE 100 index closed at 12,455.75 with the gain of 85.16 points while total volume stood at 120,314,143 along with the total value of 5,082,527,577. Volumes were recorded at 137 million shares
BERLIN – Borussia Dortmund extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to 13 points on Friday, blitzing second-placed Bayer Leverkusen with three goals in just six minutes for an impressive 3-1 away win.
Having already begun 2011 with a ten-point lead, Dortmund hit second-half goals in quick succession from teenager Mario Goetze and two from 22-year-old Kevin Grosskreutz to seal the win.
With such a commanding cushion, Dortmund can start dreaming of their first German
LAHORE – Master Paints enjoyed a sunny Wednesday in the Cool & Cool Lahore Open Polo Cup, with two back to back wins here at the LPC ground. National Bank, Rijas and Marlboro, too made their presence felt with wins.
As many as seven teams featured in the two four-chukker matches and three two-quarter games. Masters clinched both of its two quarter category matches with ease. They first beat Frontier Scouts 4-2 and then moved past Marlboro with an identical sore of 4-2.
HONG KONG – World number two Vera Zvonareva crushed five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams in straight sets in Hong Kong Thursday as some of the world’s top women prepared for the year’s first Grand Slam.
Zvonareva’s 6-4, 6-2 victory took Russia into a commanding 2-0 lead over the Americas at Hong Kong’s World Team Challenge and the 26-year-old looked in scintillating form ahead of the Australian Open starting on January 17.
“It’s an exciting moment for me. It’s the