Tag: Good

Indian police have ‘good leads’ on Mumbai blasts

Indian detectives “have good leads” on the three blasts which rocked Mumbai, a top official said on Saturday, as the death toll from the...

Lutfi eyes good game against BD

The Bangladesh football team will reach Lahore on July 1 to play their away match of the World Cup qualifying round match here at...

Seafood exports fetching good prices

In spite of the ban on seafood exports to the European Union (EU), exports of fish and its products have increased by 25 per...

Zia hopes team will put up good show

The Pakistan Hockey Federation has set Asia Cup as its short term plan and place among the top four at international level. Talking to...

West Indies squander good start to slump to 240

Amit Mishra upstaged half-centuries from Lendl Simmons and Ramnaresh Sarwan, triggering a batting collapse with a career-best spell, as West Indies posted 240 for...

PCB’s messing with captaincy doing no good to Pakistan

Pakistan’s former opener and Director National Cricket Academy Mudassar Nazar believes that Shahid Afridi should have resolved the issues with the coach instead of...

Good samaritans at disaster sites end up creating problems for rescue...

KARACHI - The common people who rush to disaster sites for helping victims, instead create problems for the rescue workers in shifting the injured to hospitals, said renowned philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi.
He said this while talking with Pakistan Today after delivering his speech at a lecture session titled 'Emergency Medical Care During Disasters' organised by the Aga Khan University Hospital on Thursday.
"In case of any disaster, most people rush to the site and want to

Pakistan making good on promise to bring Mumbai attackers to justice:...

WASHINGTON - The US believes that Pakistan is carrying out its pledged cooperation towards bringing perpetrators of 2008 Mumbai attacks to justice, a US State Department spokesman said on Wednesday.
"They (Pakistanis) pledged their cooperation in bringing these perpetrators to justice, and we believe they're going to be, they're carrying that pledge out," acting spokesman Mark Toner said at the daily briefing, APP reported.
Toner said in the aftermath of the attacks in 2008,

KESC tells SHC how and how many will be fired for...

KARACHI - While thousands of Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) employees wait for a stay order from the court over their dismissal from service, the power utility has shared the details of a 'severance scheme' with the Sindh High Court (SHC) under a new plan to sack around 4,000 of its non-core, non-management staff.
However, this time the KESC management has taken all precautionary measures by completing all legal procedures before launching the new scheme and no visible

HEC’s gains too good to be true

ISLAMABAD - The Higher Education Commission (HEC), which is going to be axed in the name of implementation of the 18th Amendment, is the only successful education initiative in Pakistan's history.
Following are the achievements of HEC since its establishment in 2002:
More PhDs have graduated from Pakistani universities in the last nine years than in the first 55 years of the country's existence. Research output (as measured by published papers) has grown six folds since

Govt bent upon wiping out HEC’s good work

ISLAMABAD - Senator Raza Rabbani-led Implementation Commission on the 18th Amendment is bent upon wiping out all the good work done by the previous government vis-a-vis higher education.
Talking to a private TV channel, HEC Chairman Dr Javaid Leghari said in the wake of the proposed devolution plan, the US had halted funding to the tune of $250 million that it had promised for foreign studies and research work for HEC scholars. Leghari said a US embassy official had informed him

India believes in good ties with Pakistan, China: Anthony

KOZHIKODE - India believes improvement in relations with neighboring countries, including China and Pakistan, could be brought about by solving disputes through talks, Indian Defence Minister AK Antony said here Sunday.
According to the Press Trust of India news agency, the Indian minister said, "Our ambition is to improve relations with neighboring countries, including China and Pakistan. Any disputes can be sorted out through mutual discussions."
At a 'meet the leader'

Good wheat harvest expected despite floods

ROME - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Wednesday that Pakistan could expect a good wheat harvest despite severe flooding last year as seeds distributed to flood victims begin to ripen.
"FAO spent $54 million of international donor funding buying and distributing quality wheat seeds as part of its emergency intervention that began last August," the Rome-based UN agency said in a statement. "Once the harvest is completed, this donation will have produced a crop

Indian invitation for match – a good omen

LAHORE - Punjab legislators, terming the Indian invitation to Pakistani leadership to watch the Pak-India cricket semi-final at Mohali a good omen, expressed the hope that it will restore confidence between the two countries.
Speaking at the ceremony "Message of Peace" held outside the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday, PML-N backed MPA Farah Deba said that confidence building will pave the way to solutions to Kashmir and other disputes between the two countries.
She hoped

So far so good: Kate avoids media frenzy of Diana

LONDON - Kate Middleton has been enveloped by a media storm since her engagement to Prince William but lessons learned after Diana's death mean she should be better protected from the paparazzi, insiders say.
From the moment Kate and William announced their engagement in November, the pretty 29-year-old brunette has been a global news sensation and the excitement is building ahead of the wedding on April 29. "She's A-star list as far as we're concerned -- she rates as highly as a

Good cinema, not stars, to shine at Twitter film awards

MUMBAI - After years of Bollywood award functions dominated by glamorous movie stars, fans in India are now using Twitter to honour deserving performances snubbed by the more mainstream events.
A rant on Twitter about an apparent bias in Indian film awards led to the launch of the Tweeple Film Awards, with more than 1,500 Twitter users voting to choose the jury alone.
"Film awards are commercialised, pander to stars and are given out depending on which star is attending the

UBL aims to reward good borrowers

KARACHI - For the first time in the country, a bank has initiated a campaign based on rewarding customers for their good credit history. The campaign, titled "UBL Silah Mila", aims to acknowledge and reward customers who have shown excellent performance on their loan repayments in Pakistan. Customers who maintain a good credit history in Pakistan on consumer products will enjoy rate breaks and instant rewards upon qualifying for UBL consumer products.
"Whereas previously banks