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Preparations for Punjab Games reviewed

LAHORE – A high level meeting of the officials of the Punjab sports fraternity on Thursday reviewed the preparations for the 71st Punjab Games, which was postponed four times in the past due to a cold war between the Punjab Olympics Association and the Sports Secretary Punjab. The Games have been scheduled for April 7 to 9 at different venues of the city and the PbOA has promised that they will not be postponement this time.
Haseeb Ather, secretary Higher Education Commission,

Preparations underway for 6th population and housing census

STAFF REPORT – A control room has been established in the district coordination officer (DCO) Karachi’s camp office for providing information regarding the sixth Population and Housing Census to be conducted by the Pakistan government in coordination with the inter-provincial CCI, according to a press release issued on Tuesday by the City District Government Karachi (CDGK).
DCOs had been appointed as Census District Coordinators via a federal government notification, to work as

Eid Milad preparations are in full swing

DASKA – Preparations to celebrate Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) are in full swing and roads as buildings are being decorated with colourful buntings, banners and fancy lights in Daska, Sambrial, Pasrur and Sialkot. The decoration of roads, bazaars, commercial and shopping centres has also been started in the city with big banners and the sale of religious posters is in full swing.
Sweets will also be distributed among the poor on this occasion. Various social, cultural and educational

Mudassar blames PCB for messing preparations

LAHORE – Former Test cricketer Mudassar Nazar has expressed shock at the poor planning by the Pakistan Cricket Board for the World Cup. He said the team was not equipped for the World Cup and said he was astonished how far Pakistan was lagging in preparations.
“It usually takes a team 3-4 years to prepare for the World Cup – the preparation starts when one World Cup ends! This World Cup is around the corner; all of the teams are in tip-top condition. All the other teams are in

The feast of joy – Christmas preparations reach fever pitch

LAHORE – Cecil Jawed is busy shopping around Liberty Market for December 25. She prances around from shop to shop trying to see which dress she would like to wear, or haggle around with shopkeepers who she thinks are charging too much.
Certainly December is a busy and chaotic month for markets. With the wedding season going on, new years approaching and now Christmas just a day away, the market is filled with people. A small hidden stall where export quality clothes hang on racks

WC preparations not satisfactory, says Wasim

LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels the national side’s preparations
for the 2011 World Cup are not on the right track and it is high time the selectors picked the preliminary squad to give enough time to the players to gel as a unit.
Akram’s statement echoed the views of Shahid Afridi and Waqar Younis who have stated that Pakistan needs to step up its preparations for the World Cup starting February 19.
“It is good they (Afridi and Younis) have spoken