Tag Archives: Tough

Tough competitions on cards today

Tough and interesting competitions are expected on the last day of the District Level of the Punjab Youth Festival 2012 as majority of the finals of several events are to be contested

B’desh face tough task

Bangladesh face a tough battle to save the series-deciding second and final Test against the West Indies despite opener Tamim Iqbal’s bold 82 not out on Tuesday. The hosts, chasing an improbable

NAB tough on govt servants, soft on ex-armymen

Contrary to the general impression that politicians were prime targets of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in former president Pervez Musharraf’s regime, the special audit report on NAB reveals that government servants,

Punjab Games – Lahore dominate despite tough challenge

LAHORE – Lahore’s domination was severely challenged by Faisalabad and Sargodha on the second day of the 71st Samsung Punjab Games, being held at various venues of the city, but the hosts remained on top in majority of the disciplines on Friday.
Lahore were leading the medals tally after excelling exceptionally in different sporting events, but the challenge posed by Faisalabad and Sargodha in some disciplines might prevent them from taking the main trophy as the Games enter

Faulty PMTs coupled with load shedding spells tough summer for Karachiites

KARACHI – At least 70 percent of pole-mounted transformers (PMTs) in the city are either outdated or overloaded, as the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) has not been able to fulfill its commitment to the develop the power supply infrastructure during the last three years, sources told Pakistan Today.
Therefore, the 18 million residents of the city would not only have to put up with the scheduled nine hours of load shedding, but their sufferings would be exacerbated this

Romanian film festival tackles tough rights issues

BUCHAREST – The One World human rights film festival kicked off in Bucharest Thursday offering 37 documentaries promising to tackle sometimes prickly issues under the theme “What a wonderful world?!”. Alongside the showings at the six-day festival in the Romanian capital will be debates on its main themes with surprise 2010 Colombian presidential candidate Antanas Mockus, the ecologist ex-mayor of Bogota, a star guest.
The event is sorted into the categories “What would you do