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Australia through but Kenya restore pride

Australia through but Kenya restore pride

BANGALORE – Reigning champions Australia eased into the quarter-finals of the World Cup with an 60-run win against Group A makeweights Kenya at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday. Kenya, chasing 325 for an unlikely win, were held to 264 for six for their fifth defeat in as many group matches.
Kenya faced a daunting chase considering their previous best total in this group was the 198 they’d made last time out in a five-wicket defeat by Canada. Opener Alex Obanda struck fast bowler

MTS ‘rumours’ hit KSE to restore investors’ confidence

KARACHI – The rumors are hovering over volatile Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) that the government is all set to make the long-awaited Margin Trading System (MTS) operational by the next week at the country’s largest bourse. “The Margin Trading System to be operational from March 7,” sources disclosed and said that the Federal Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh would be formally launching the leveraged product on coming Monday during his maiden visit to Karachi bourse.

PIA urged to restore old flight schedule

FAISALABAD – FCCI executive member and former chairman of its committee for PIA, Zafar Iqbal Sarwar, has urged the national carrier to give a serious consideration to the demands of the business community of the third largest city of Pakistan that stands second in terms of revenue generation for the national exchequer.
The business community of Faisalabad is fed up with the repeated assurances of the Paklistan International Ailines (PIA) authorities that they will restore the

Pakistan vows to help restore Afghan peace

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Sunday stepped up efforts to engage Afghan leadership in initiating reconciliatory process in the war-torn neighbouring country, assuring the leadership in Kabul that it would take all possible steps for the success of ongoing peace and reconciliation process between the Karzai administration and the Taliban.
Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir extended the assurance during his meetings with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and other senior officials on the first

YDA appeals to PM to restore medicine supply

Lahore – The supply of injection Heparine, injection Verapanil, tablet
Neomercazole and tablet Thyroxin is short in the market for the last one month and patients with heart diseases including patients of Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrhythmias and patients of goiter are suffering with the Federal and Provincial governments yet to take notice of the matter, Young Doctors Association (YDA) Office Bearers Dr Rana Sohail, Dr Salman Kazmi, Dr Aslam Rao, Dr Usra Sadaqat, Dr Khuda

Shattered Watson wants to ‘restore pride’

MELBOURNE – All rounder Shane Watson conceded Australia had all but lost the Ashes on Tuesday and admitted the side’s abysmal performance in the fourth test was enough to turn fans away from the game.
The five-test series is level at 1-1 but holders England need only scoop the remaining four wickets, three if the injured Ryan Harris opts against batting, to become the first side to win the Ashes on Australian soil in 24 years.
“It’s very shattering to be in the position we

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

Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to waive visa regulations, restore PIA ops

COLOMBO: Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Sunday agreed they would waive off the requirement for official and diplomatic visas and restore PIA flights to Colombo.
In a series of meetings held in Colombo by President Asif Ali Zardari with the Sri Lankan president, prime minister and foreign minister, with the two sides signed three agreements and a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance bilateral ties.
The agreements and the MoU aim at abolishing visas, facilitating customs

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