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Wahab Riaz to stay with Kent

Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz is likely to stay with Kent County Cricket Club for the remaining season. Kent look like keeping paceman Wahab Riaz for the whole of the season. The

Iran says it ‘cannot stay indifferent’ on Bahrain

TEHRAN – Iran has called on the UN Security Council to protect opposition activists in Bahrain, where, it said, unrest and suppression could destabilise the entire region, the official IRNA news agency said on Friday. Tehran has been outspoken in its criticism of the Bahraini Sunni Muslim ruling family’s suppression of protests by members of the Shi’ite majority.
Bahrain’s Gulf Arab allies — some of which sent troops to the island state to bolster government forces — have

LHC extends stay against flyover

LAHORE – A Lahore High Court’s division bench on Wednesday extended the stay against construction of Kalma Chowk flyover and directed the Punjab government to file its reply at the next hearing on April 11.
Earlier, an additional advocate general appeared in court on behalf of the government and requested the court to withdraw the stay order. The court, asked him to file the government’s reply first then seek such relief.
On March 24, the bench had provisionally barred the

LDA dispels reports about stay order against Liberty Plaza

LAHORE – The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Sunday dispelled reports about stay order against the construction of Liberty Park and Ride Plaza. LDA Legal Advisor Waqar A Sheikh said that no stay order has been granted by any court against construction of the plaza.
He said that all arrangements have been finalised and auction of shops will be held on Wednesday, April 6, according to the revised schedule in wake of public interest in the cricket World Cup matches. Sheikh

Volume plummets as investors stay in holiday mood

KARACHI – The KSE-100 index gained 97 points to close at 11,809 levels. Volumes dwindled and stood at 52 million shares, triggered by the Prime Minister’s announcement of a half-day holiday – as the Karachi stock exchange cut down trading time by one-and-half hours.
Investor’s participation was considerably low, as they stayed in holiday mood. Few top tier stocks seemed to on the move irrespective of lower volumes. News related to lube prices impacted performance of the lube

World’s highest hotel opens in Hong Kong

HONG KONG – The world’s highest hotel opened its doors in Hong Kong on Tuesday, housed in the city’s tallest skyscraper and offering unrivalled panoramic views of the world famous Victoria Harbour.
Towering some 490 metres (1,600 feet) above the bustling, chaotic streets of the Southern Chinese city, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel is making a grand comeback after temporarily closing in 2008.
Visitors peered out of the floor-to-ceiling windows of the 118th floor of the International

Moonis to stay with FIA for another four days

LAHORE – Local Judicial Magistrate Ikhtisham Sadiq on Thursday extended the physical remand of Moonis Elahi, involved in National Insurance Corporation Scam, until March 28. Earlier, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) produced Moonis in court to get extension in his physical remand after the completion of the second term of his remand. During the hearing, defense counsel, Muhammad Iqbal Bhatti, argued that Moonis was innocent and was being politically victimized. He said that Moonis

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