Tag: Problem

With 60 blind eyes, surveillance a problem

Around 60 hi-tech closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras of the City District Government Karachi (CDGK) installed at the major thoroughfares of the city to monitor...

Shahzad has an attitude problem, says Intikhab

Former Pakistan manager Intikhab Alam said opener Ahmed Shahzad was not offered a central contract by the PCB because of disciplinary issues and attitude...

Will any government solve gypsies’ housing problem?

Islamabad, the federal capital, seems a combination of the rich and the poor as on one hand there are high-rise buildings and palaces with...

Pakistan opening pair problem would be resolved soon: Mohsin

Pakistan cricket’s chief selector Mohsin Hasan Khan believes that the future of the Pakistan cricket is secure and the PCB would soon fill the...

Ankle problem flares again for Clijsters

US and Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters build-up to Wimbledon suffered a huge blow on Tuesday as she appeared to have re-injured her troublesome...

As grave a problem

The finance ministry’s slow dance with the IMF has nothing to do with the Osama episode. Our troubled relationship with the Fund, rather, stems...

Trainer says age no problem for Mosley

Naazim Richardson says he sees no reason why underdog Shane Mosley shouldn’t be able to turn back the clock one more time and dethrone...

Residents call for early solution to CNG problem

ISLAMABAD - Residents of the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi anticipating hardships in the wake of strike of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations for indefinite period across Punjab from April 13, have called for early solution to the problem.
The All Pakistan CNG Association has decided to shut filling stations, including petrol pumps, only in Lahore for an indefinite period against two-day weekly closure.
"The people will have to face great difficulties due to

Kashmir an Indo-Pak problem, says UK envoy

LAHORE - The Kashmir dispute is a joint problem of India and Pakistan and both countries should resolve it collectively, British High Commissioner to Pakistan Adam Thomson said on Saturday. Talking to reporters after a press conference arranged to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Moody International Group, he said the British government supported peace talks between India and Pakistan, and it was good to know that talks between the two neighbours were headed towards revival.

Nawaz in hospital with heart problem

LAHORE - Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif was admitted to a hospital in London on Wednesday after complaining of a cardiac problem. However, his condition is now reported to be out of danger.
Sources in the PML-N said that Nawaz Sharif felt pain in the chest early in the morning and was taken to hospital for checkup where the doctors decided to keep him under observation. Nawaz's personal secretary Asif Kirmani said, "Doctors have advised

Pressure no problem: Smith

CHENNAI - South Africa captain Graeme Smith hit back at claims his side had 'choked' again at the World Cup after a dramatic six-run loss to England on Sunday. Defeat ended the Proteas' unbeaten start to the tournament and raised fresh questions about their nerve in tight games. Needing just 172 to win, they were cruising at 63 without loss. But they then lost three wickets for 19 runs and three more in the middle of their innings for no runs with the score on 124. "That's not

Greek police clash with anti-austerity protesters

ATHENS - Greek police clashed with protesters on Wednesday as around 100,000 workers, pensioners and students marched to parliament in protest at austerity policies aimed at helping Greece cope with a huge debt crisis. Riot police fired scores of rounds of teargas and flash bombs at protesters hurling petrol bombs, choking the main Syndagma square with smoke and sending crowds of striking protesters running for cover.
Public and private sector employees' 24-hour strike grounded

Thar Coal Project a solution to energy problem: Dr Mubarakmand

FAISALABAD - Pakistan's nuclear scientist Dr Samar Mubarakmund has said that Pakistan's Thar coal deposits are a blessing and Pakistan can obtain the cheapest electricity generation through coal gas to overcome its energy crisis.
He was speaking at a seminar titled "Energy Crisis in Pakistan" held at Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) at East Canal Road. He said the underground coal deposits spreading over 9,600 square kilometers in Sindh were 100 times more in

PA again hit by quorum problem

LAHORE - The Punjab Assembly, on its first day of the 22nd session, again faced the quorum issue pointed out by the opposition member Dr Samia Amjad at the time when the adjournment motions were being responded by the law minister on Friday.
Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal asked for the counting and later directed to ring the bells for five minutes but the result was the same, owing to which, he adjourned the house till Monday afternoon.
At this point, the law minister said that

China says corruption ‘still very serious’ problem

BEIJING - China on Wednesday admitted its corruption problem was "still very serious" and pledged to work harder to crush widespread official graft and win the public's confidence.
In a new govt report on the anti-corruption drive, the communist rulers in Beijing reiterated that the country's "harmony and stability" depended on efforts to build a clean govt. It said the ruling party had shifted its efforts to stamp out graft in the past decade to focus on senior officials who

Too many problems with ‘No Problem’

MUMBAI: Everyone in the film has a problem with someone else. The wife has a problem with her husband, boyfriend with girlfriend, friend with friend, cops with the crooks and audience with director. Yet the film is titled 'No Problem'. You certainly don't expect that to be sarcastic since Anees Bazmee has preset his humour in the slapstick mode. Everything from the characterizations to the chronicle is patchy.
So you have Suniel Shetty playing a powerless international don Marcos

Disney animators faced knotty problem with ‘Tangled’

LOS ANGELES: The makers of the latest Disney animated blockbuster "Tangled" say one of the biggest challenges was making Princess Rapunzel's long flowing hair seem realistic, including in 3D.
Disney's 50th animated feature is based on the Brothers Grimm fairytale and fits into the long tradition of a studio that brought children's classics "Dumbo" and "Cinderella" to the world decades ago. But moviegoers can be forgiven for being reminded of films by younger animated movie rivals