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GCU helps the helpless

GCU helps the helpless

Lahore – Government College University Lahore Welfare Society organised a three-week fund-raising and awareness campaign titled ‘Help the Helpless’. The campaign initiated in collaboration with GCU Endowment Fund Trust. The students raised funds of Rs 1.5 million through the campaign to support the needy students. This campaign was appreciated by Iqbal Z. Ahmed, industrialist and GCU Endowment Fund executive committee president, who made a Rs 200,000 donation to the campaign.

Khawaja’s bright cameo helps lift Australia gloom

SYDNEY – Debutant Usman Khawaja briefly lit up a gloomy first day of the fifth Ashes test on Monday but Australia’s batting frailties and rain returned later in the day to leave the hosts wobbling on 134-4 at the close of play. Despite their hopes of regaining the Ashes having gone, Australia could still square the series with a victory this week but England just about edged the weather-disrupted day with some stifling bowling and key wickets.
Khawaja, the first Muslim to play

PML-Q walkout helps RGST bill sail through Senate

ISLAMABAD: The Senate passed recommendations of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Finance on the Reformed General Sales Tax (RGST) Bill 2010 amid rumpus in the House on Friday.
Senate Chairman Farooq Naek clearly supported the number-weak PPP by rejecting the majority view, disallowing a vote on a note of proposal jointly put by the PML-Q, the JUI-F and the MQM. He rejected opposition parties’ plea to count the votes, saying the voice vote was uncertain – thus undoubtedly

Misbah helps Pakistan draw SA series

ABU DHABI: Misbah-ul-Haq played a captain’s knock of 58 not out to salvage Pakistan a draw in the second Test against South Africa and finish the two-match series without a result.
Misbah, who scored an unbeaten 76 in the drawn first Test in Dubai last week, countered South African bowlers on a weary fifth day pitch at Abu Dhabi Stadium, taking Pakistan to 153-3 after they were set a 354-run target in 82 overs.
Misbah added 87 for an unbroken fourth wicket stand with Azhar

Rehman helps Pakistan thwart SA

ABU DHABI: Pakistan left-arm spinner Abdul Rehman took three wickets and scored his maiden half-century to foil South Africa’s attempts to win the second Test at Abu Dhabi Stadium on Tuesday.
Rehman checked South Africa’s quest for quick runs in order to set a target for Pakistan with wickets of Alvior Petersen (35), Hashim Amla (62) and AB de Villiers (25) before South Africa closed the fourth day at 173-4, for an overall lead of 323.
Ashwell Prince was unbeaten on 27 and

Ton-up Younis helps Pakistan foil South Africa

DUBAI: Younis Khan capped his return to Test cricket with a brilliant unbeaten century to help Pakistan draw the first Test against South Africa on the fifth and final day on Tuesday.
The 32-year-old right-hander — playing his first Test since July 2009 because of an indefinite ban and differences with fellow players — finished with 131 not out to take Pakistan to 343-3 in the first-ever Test at the Dubai Stadium. Younis’s 17th Test hundred thwarted South Africa’s