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Britney takes legal action

Britney takes legal action

PARIS: Britney Spears is set to take legal action over reports that her boyfriend had viciously beaten her, according to the star’s management. Star magazine first claimed that the troubled pop star had been abused by Jason Trawick, alleging he had given the singer a black eye and that he had cheated on her with a teenager.
Now Radar Online has posted phone recordings where a woman – reportedly Spears – claims that Trawick had “beat on me.” The conversation is purportedly with

SC takes up PCO judges case today

ISLAMABAD: A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court will take up today (Monday) the long awaited contempt-of-court cases against the judges who had taken oath under the November 3, 2007 Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO) in defiance of its (SC) restraining order.
The bench comprising Justice Muhammad Sair Ali, Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Justice Khilji Arif Hussain and Justice Tariq Parvez will also hear replies and review

Sandeep double takes India past Pakistan

GUANGZHOU: Sandeep Singh scored two goals as India stormed into the Asian Games men’s hockey semi-finals with a 3-2 win over Pakistan Saturday, their fourth success over their arch-rivals this year.
The penalty corner specialist slammed one in each half and Dharamvir Singh chipped in with the third goal as India recorded their third consecutive win in group B after an action-packed encounter.
India have nine points ahead of Sunday’s last league match against Japan, who are

‘Tees Maar Khan’ takes media for a ride

MUMBAI: Promoting a film has become a competitive business and every filmmaker is trying to market his or her film in a unique way. And a filmmaker like Farah Khan won’t follow beaten track.
She has planned something exceptional for the music launch of her upcoming film ‘Tees Maar Khan’ (TMK). Farah will be unveiling the music of ‘Tees Maar Khan’ in a train. Farah has booked an entire train from Mumbai to Lonavala and will be taking the cast, crew as well as media onboard for its

PM takes notice of sugar crisis

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Tuesday castigated the ministries of Industries and Commerce for failing to timely implement the October 26 decision of the ministerial committee on sugar.
The industries and commerce secretaries were called by the prime minister to be asked why had sugar prices been increasing and what was delaying the implementation of the decision of ministerial committee on sugar that had directed the TCP to off load 50,000 tonnes of sugar.

SC takes suo motu action against Gwadar Port operator

KARACHI: The Supreme Court has taken suo motu action against the Port of Singapore Authority (PSA), the operator of Gwadar Port, for its failure to develop the port and asked the authorities concerned to appear on November 2.
The apex court took note of an article published in a section of the press on the PSA’s poor performance despite the incentives given to the operator by the Pakistan government.
The court issued a notice to the ports and shipping secretary, the Gwadar

SC takes up petitions against NAB chief tomorrow

The Supreme Court will on Monday take up identical petitions challenging the appointment of Justice (r) Deedar Hussain Shah as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman.
A three-member SC bench consisting of Justice Javed Iqbal, Justice Muhammad Sair Ali and Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali will hear the petitions by Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Nisar Ali Khan and Shahid Orakzai.
The petitioners named the federation through its Law and

PPP takes MQM, ANP on board for peace in Karachi

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Thursday decided that no military operation would be carried out in the Karachi city to control the recent spate of violence, after Online news service reported earlier in the day that the president and the prime minister had decided in principle to give a green signal to a selective offensive in Karachi to control the spiraling violence that has so far killed over 100 people.
Online quoted

CJ takes notice of dilapidating Badshahi Mosque

During his visit at the Badshahi Mosque and the Allama Iqbal’s mausoleum on Saturday, the chief justice Lahore High Court (LHC) took notice of the poor maintenance at the mosque and directed the secretary Auqaf government of Punjab to ensure proper cleanliness and initiate repair works.
The chief justice expressed his discontent on the poor cleanliness conditions prevailing in the mosque. Irshad Ullah Rana, Secretary to LHC chief justice, wrote in a letter to the secretary Aukaf,

Teenage sensation Noh takes lead

Korean teen Noh Seung-Yul shot a second straight four-under-par 67 to take the clubhouse lead at the Korea Open, with almost half the field still to complete their second round.
On a day of high drama veteran Yoo Jong-Ku recorded the second hole-in-one of the OneAsia tournament and drove off with a BMW.
Australian Anthony Brown carded a 71 to stay two-under and overnight co-leader John Huh of the USA was one behind after a 74 at the Woo Jeong Hills Country Club in Cheonan,