Tag: Second

KRL grab second spot after draw

LAHORE - Kahuta-based Khan Research Laboratories maintained their reputation as one of the top teams of Pakistan as they finished second in the League after a goal-less draw with PIA at Sharafi Goth's Korangi Baloch Stadium.
KRL, under Samar Ishaq, were in need of a draw and they accomplished the task. They earned 58 points in their 30 allotted matches with a goal count of 37-16, while PIA completed their quota of the matches to finish third with 57 points, despite scoring 49

CM’s Cup second phase in full swing

Lahore - The second phase of the Chief Minister's Cup is in full swing at the high school level, with the finalists displaying excellent performances on Wednesday.
The inter-tehsil boys' football competitions were held at the districts Bhuwana, Laalian and Chiniot.
In Chiniot, Laalian got a walkover over Bhuwana after accidents of two players from Bhuwana team. Laalian beat Chiniot in the second match.
In Faisalabad, Tehsil Faisalabad city beat Tehsil Samundri in girls'

China raises interest rates for a second time in three months

BEIJING - China's central bank on Saturday raised interest rates for the second time in three months as authorities ramped up efforts to curb borrowing, rein in property prices and tame inflation.
The People's Bank of China said in a brief one-line statement that it will increase the one-year lending and deposit rates by 25 basis points each. The move takes the rates to 5.81 percent and 2.75 percent respectively from Sunday.
In October, policymakers raised rates for the

Second Indian envoy in US airport frisking row

NEW DELHI: India said on Monday it had lodged a complaint with the United States over the frisking of a Sikh diplomat at an airport, in the latest of a series of spat over security searches.
India's UN envoy, Hardeep Puri, reportedly objected when he was told that his turban had to be inspected during a security check two weeks ago at the airport in Austin, Texas.
The Indian government lodged its protest to a US diplomat in New Delhi after he was summoned to the foreign

Gunmen kidnap 18 Afghan deminers in southeast

GARDEZ: Unidentified gunmen kidnapped 18 Afghan deminers on Thursday in southeastern Khost province, the provincial police chief said, the second abduction of a mine clearing team this month.
The group from the Kabul-based Mine Detection Centre were travelling in Musa Khel district when they were stopped by a group of gunmen and then seized, said Abdul Hakim Ishaqzai. "They had gone to the area on the request of the elders to clear mines from their village," Ishaqzai told

Serie A – Milan go second after downing 10-man Napoli

AC Milan kept on Lazio's heels at the top of Serie A as they beat 10-man Napoli 2-1 at the San Paolo stadium in Naples on Monday. Robinho and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the goals for Milan as Michele Pazienza was sent-off for the hosts for a pair of handballs before Ezequiel Lavezzi hit an ingenious late consolation.
Milan now trail Lazio by just two points in second place while Napoli, who were by far the better side for long periods, even with 10 men, remain sixth.

Duff to start her second novel

American actress and singer Hilary Duff, who recently released her first book as a writer, has already started planning second novel.
The singer/actress signed a deal to release her teen mystery tome " Elixir" earlier this year and is currently on tour, promoting her first literary work. "Elixir" tells the tale of a photographer who uncovers the mystery of her father's disappearance.
And after receiving great feedback from fans, Duff will sit down and begin

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa doctors’ strike enters second week

PESHAWAR: Doctors from three hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa continued their protest, boycotting their work at Outpatient Departments (OPDs) here on Monday.
The doctors' strike entered second week on Monday that had started after the Provincial Doctors Association's call for a protest drive against what the doctors said were the 'growing security threats' and kidnapping of their colleague for ransom.
The doctors at Khyber Teaching Hospital (KTH), Hayatabad Medical Complex

LUMS VC appoints second provost

The Vice Chancellor of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) appointed Dr. Zafar Iqbal Qureshi as the second provost of LUMS for a three-year term, on Wednesday.
His appointment is effective as Chief Academic Officer of the university. Dr. Qureshi will be responsible to monitor academic activities, office of students' affairs, the registrar and the library in coordination with the office of the vice chancellor. The provost works closely with the deans of the