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LDA pulls down nine illegal buildings

LAHORE – The Lahore Development Authority’s Town Planning Wing demolished on Saturday as many as nine buildings being illegally constructed in PIA Housing Scheme and sealed another four on the main boulevard of the same scheme. Four buildings were being constructed as commercial structures in violation of the residential plans approved for plots 9-G, 16-F, 410-E and 40-B/1. Similarly no building plan had been got approved for under-construction buildings on plots 97-G, 422-E, 249-C

Afridi pulls out of Windies tour

KARACHI – Pakistan World Cup captain Shahid Afridi has withdrawn from next month’s tour to West Indies, a source at the national cricket board told Reuters on Thursday.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) source, who declined to be identified, said the 31-year-old all-rounder had made himself unavailable for the tour which starts on April 18.
“He will not be going to West Indies as apparently he wants to take a break from the game,” said the source before adding the player

Federer cruises, Clijsters pulls out

INDIAN WELLS – Two-time champ Kim Clijsters pulled out of Indian Wells in mid-match with shoulder problems, adding to the growing list of top-seed casualties among the women Tuesday. Defending champion Jelena Jankovic and reigning French Open champ Francesca Schiavone were also bounced in the fourth round, leaving just three of the top 10 seeds left 4.5 million dollar WTA Indian Wells hardcourt tournament.
Top ranked Caroline Wozniacki did manage to sneak through, but even she

US military pulls out of key eastern Afghan valley

WASHINGTON – The US military has begun pulling soldiers out of the Pech valley in eastern Afghanistan, a location once said to be vital to the war effort in the region, the Pentagon said on Friday.
The commander of US-led forces in eastern Afghanistan, Major General John Campbell, is “repositioning” forces “within the province to achieve greater effect and allow for more flexibility,” said Lieutenant Colonel Elizabeth Robbins, a Pentagon spokesperson.
Campbell, “is moving