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Lahore to host Raiders Football Cup next month

Lahore to host Raiders Football Cup next month

LAHORE – Prominent clubs of Lahore and other districts of Punjab will show their mettle in the All Punjab Raiders Football Cup 2011, to be played at Raiders Football Club Ground, Faisal Town, from Sunday, 16 January 2011.
The Organizing Secretary Kabir Ahmed Chaudhry said:
“Besides organisers Raiders FC, 24 other Lahore-based outfits participating in the event are Afshan Club, Fatima Memorial, Flying Horse, Garhi Shahue United FC, Jabbar Friends,Model Town FC, Moazam Iraj

PFA declares Lahore Football League illegal

LAHORE – The Punjab Football Association Secretary Agha Muhammad Latif declared DFA Lahore League illegal as it goes against the PFA Calendar. As per yearly Activity Calendar issued by PFA, the DFA league was to be held from March 15, 2011. But DFA officials announced that the league would start from December 25, 2010.
Moreover, the DFA Lahore Secretary has included several unregistered football clubs in the league. Complaints were received from various clubs of DFA Lahore

Lahore women’s cricket trials today

LAHORE: The Lahore region women cricket representatives announced Tuesday that trials to select the Lahore team for participation in the Lahore Region Inter-district Cricket Tournament will be held today. According to coach of the Lahore region women wing Irfanullah, the trials will be held today at 9 am and talented players of schools, clubs and institutions would be allowed to take part in the trials.

Lahore Ravi in sight of victory against Peshawar

LAHORE: Lahore Ravi grabbed a 56-run win over Peshawar on day three of the four-day Division II Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Tuesday. Lahore Ravi were in complete control by the close of day. When the game resumed on Tuesday, Peshawar batsmen could add 118 runs to their overnight score of 14. Sajjad Ahmed (35) was the only player to get some runs. Lahore’s Abdul Ghaffar and Asif Ashfaq were too good for Peshawar batsmen.
They shared five and four

LHC adjourns Rehman’s presidential pardon case

LAHORE: Hearing of a petition challenging the pardon granted by President Asif Ali Zardari to Interior Minister Rehman Malik was adjourned to December 24 by a full bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday. Earlier, Deputy Attorney General Naveed Inayat Malik had requested adjournment on behalf of the federation, citing Rehman’s pending adjudication in Supreme Court as an excuse.
Barrister Farooq Hassan, representing the petitioner, opposed the request saying the government was

Lahore Shalimar claw their way back

LAHORE: Lahore Shalimar were in control of the ninth round Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match against Hyderabad after Usman Salahuddin scored a century to lift the home team’s total to 355 here at the LCCA Ground on Monday.
Lahore finished its innings at 355 in 119 overs though they were struggling at 190 for six at one stage. They later reduced Hyderabad to 100 for four by the close of play. Usman resumed his innings on Monday to complete 134 runs and got 75 runs support from Saad

Lahore Premier League quarters from today

LAHORE: The first phase of the Lahore Premier League concluded here on Monday, with Pak Asia, Bank Alfalah, Hajvari Juices, Lahore Tigers, Fazal Sweets, Sufi Lahore, Mega Events and Chohan Estate reaching the quarterfinals.
In the pre-quarterfinals, Lahore Shapes beat Lahore Shaheen Gourmet by seven wickets. Fazal Sweets defeated Coca-Cola Lahore Thunders by six wickets. Pak Asia beat Hajvari Juices by 34 runs, Fazal Sweets beat Sufi Lahore by 65 runs, Pak Asia beat Lahore

Lahore cut Karachi down to size

LAHORE: Lahore humiliated Karachi by 10 wickets in the final of the National Women Under-19 T-20 Cricket Championship at Lahore Country Club, Muridke, on Monday.
Pakistan’s star cricketer Bismah Maroof gave all-round performance for Lahore. First she sent three Karachi players back to the pavilion for just nine runs as the visitors managed just 65 runs. Later, she scored unbeaten 39 for Lahore in the successful run chase.
Karachi could use just 15.4 overs as they were all

‘Lahore royals’ will face people’s wrath in LG elections, says Awan

LAHORE: The self-proclaimed “Royals of Lahore” would face the people’s wrath in the upcoming local government (LG) elections for making anti-masses decisions, Federal Law Minister Senator Dr Babar Awan said on Sunday.
He made these remarks while addressing Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) workers at Muslim Town. Party leaders and workers were present in large numbers on the occasion and chanted slogans in the party’s favour. Awan said that he had failed to understand why the

Lahore to face Karachi in Women’s U-19 T20 final

LAHORE: Lahore and Karachi qualified for the final of the National Women’s Under-19 T20 Cricket Championship 2010-11 on Saturday. Lahore beat Sialkot by 108 runs while Karachi defeated Multan by 19 runs in the semi-finals. The final will be played on Monday, December 13 at the Lahore Country Club, Muridke.
Pakistan national player Bisma Maroof hammered an unbeaten 92 in Lahore’s 168-run innings while Sidra Amin also contributed handsomely. Later Lahore bowlers reduced Sialkot to

Former NICL chairman shifted to Lahore

LAHORE: Former National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) chairman Ayaz Khan Niazi was shifted to Lahore from Karachi on Saturday. Niazi was under the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Lahore’s custody and would soon be presented in court.
According to details, FIA had already recovered Rs 1 billion from NICL scam accused Mohsin Habib Warraich and the Supreme Court had ordered shifting Niazi to Lahore.
A three-member SC bench was hearing the case against the former NICL

Lahore, Multan advance in Women’s T20 Cricket

LAHORE: Faisalabad, Lahore, Multan and Peshawar won their National Women Under-19 T20 Cricket Championship matches on Thursday at the Lahore Country Club, Muridke.
Faisalabad beat Abbottabad by 25 runs, Lahore won by 168 runs against Hyderabad, Multan humbled Quetta by 10 wickets and Peshawar defeated Karachi by 23 runs.
Summarized scores: Faisalabad 124/4 in 20 overs (Reema Saba 51, Zainab Riaz 27, Sonia Shabbir 2/26, Fakhira Nayab 2/36).
Abbottabad 99/7 in 20 overs

A new member joins the Lahore Zoo’s zebra family

LAHORE: This year once again, a zebra at the Lahore Zoo has given birth to a male foal making a total of nine zebras, with four males and five females. After a long gestation of 12 months, the foal born is now suckling on its mother and is healthy.
The Lahore Zoo has been trying to conserve the Burchell’s zebra in-situ (in captivity, not in the wild) conservation since the last few years. “The zoo management has been very vigilant in the breeding and the conservation of this

Karachi Whites romp to win, Lahore sinks to new low

LAHORE: Karachi Whites beat Lahore Ravi by seven wickets on the final day of the Division-II of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy seven round match here at the Gaddafi Stadium. Resuming its second innings at an overnight score of 251 in 81.5 overs, Lahore Ravi went on to make 251.
Karachi, requiring 121 runs to win, reached the score losing three wickets in 21.2 overs. Wajihuddin with unbeaten 54 and Rameez Aziz 34 took their team to win.
Summarised scores: Lahore Ravi 208 in 62

Islamabad, Lahore post easy wins in Women U19 C’ship

LAHORE: Peshawar, Islamabad and Lahore registered big wins on day six of the National Women Under19 T20 Cricket Championship 2010-11 at the Lahore Country Club, Muridke on Monday.
Peshawar stunned Faisalabad by four wickets. Peshawar reached the target in the final over after Faisalabad had made 100 runs for the loss of six wickets. Wajiha took Peshawar to a hard-fought win with her unbeaten knock of 37.
In another match Islamabad beat Quetta by 92 runs. Islamabad hammered

Lahore Ravi sense victory in Quaid Trophy

LAHORE: Junaid Jan and Fahadullah cracked centuries to give an upper hand to Lahore Ravi against Hyderabad on day two of the four-day Division II Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match here at the LCCA ground on Monday.
Lahore bowlers first tightened the noose on the visiting team by bowling them out for 212 on the opening day and later their batsmen put Hyderabad bowlers to the sword by making 254 runs for the loss of two wickets in 80 overs after resuming the innings at the score of three.

1000 cops deployed for SIC procession’s arrival in Lahore

LAHORE: The Lahore Police deployed more than 1000 cops to avoid any untoward incident during the arrival of Sunni Ittehad’s Council’s (SIC) procession in Lahore on Sunday. SIC took out a procession against terrorism, sacrilege of mausoleums and price hike.
“Police will give a grand reception to the participants of Sunni Ittehad Council’s rally,” said Superintendent Police Dr Shahzad Asif. He said the police adopted all ‘humanly possible’ security measures for the participants’

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