Tag Archives: Track

Sahiwal-Chichawatni dual track opening today

Federal Minister for Railways Ghulam Ahmed Bilour will inaugurate Sahiwal-Chichawatni section of Khanewal-Raiwind dual-track project by Pakistan Railways (PR) on Thursday (today). Sources said that doubling of tracks of Khanewal-Raiwind line (121

‘Democracy on track due to reconciliation’

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Wednesday said the democratic process had been put on rails by the virtue of the reconciliation policy of the PPP government. “This policy has introduced a new culture of accommodation and consultation with all the political parties for deciding issues of national importance,” the prime minister while talking to Raheela Baloch, Fauzia Wahab, and Ghous Bukhsh Mehr at the Prime Minister’s House, an official statement said. He said the

Clijsters on track for French Open

BRUSSELS – Kim Clijsters is on track to be fit in time for the French Open following the ankle injury she sustained while at a cousin’s wedding, her physiotherapist told the Het Nieuwsblad newspaper. “Kim is able to walk about without crutches, She needs some four to six weeks to complete her recovery. We are perfectly on track,” said Sam Verslegers.
“If Kim can get back into training in four weeks, she would have two weeks in which to get ready for Roland Garros. But we are not

Michael re-records royal wedding track

George Michael is so determined to make sure his song commemorating the royal wedding is perfect he has re-recorded the track for a second time to make it “even more romantic”. The singer has spent this month putting together a record in honour of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s upcoming nuptials as a “wedding pressie” (gift) for the couple.
The song was finished this week, but Michael decided to head back to the studio on Wednesday to record it all over again to make sure

1 hurt in Jacobabad railway track blast

JACOBABAD – At least one person was injured when a bomb planted on the railway track exploded and badly damaged the engine of Khushhal Khan Khattak express here in Thal area of Jacobabad on Wednesday.
According to Railway officials, Khushhal Khan Khatak Express was going from Karachi to Peshawar, near Goth Garhi Hassan Sarki when a bomb planted on railway track exploded with big bang injuring the driver and badly damaging the engine of the Khushhal Khan Khattak Express and the

Wenger insists Arsenal are back on track

BLACKPOOL – Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal have finally recovered from the mental damage caused by their recent poor run as the Gunners got their title challenge back on track with a 3-1 win at Blackpool. At the end of February, Wenger’s side were dreaming of a quadruple but they lost the League Cup final against Birmingham and crashed out of the FA Cup and Champions League, while their Premier League hopes were derailed by three successive draws. Wenger admits those setbacks left his

Long march if govt doesn’t take the right track: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD – Warning the government of another long march in case PML-N’s all options failed to bring government on the right track, party central leader Ahasan Iqbal on Monday said the country was facing a “failed regime”, as the government had totally failed to overcome crises created by former military dictator Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf.
Addressing a news conference at the PML-N secretariat, he said it was the PML-N which had pressed the government to oust Musharraf from the

CM Competitions 3rd phase on track

LAHORE – The third phase of the 2nd Chief Minister’s Sports Competitions is in progress at different venues of the province. The girls volleyball, table tennis, basket ball, badminton and athletics competitions were held in Multan. The Government Degree College Multan Kutchery were the winners in volleyball, table tennis and basketball, while the Government Women’s College Khanewal took the badminton title.
In girls athletics, Azra from Government College Multan Kutchery was the

Fast Track program from 21

LAHORE – A four week U-19 Fast Track Program is being organized at National Cricket Academy. The Fast Track program will start from February 21 under the supervision of NCA elite coaches. The selected players are advised to report at the cricket academy by Feb 20.
28 U-19 players selected by National Selection Committee: Babar Azam, Sami Aslam, Mohammad Waheed, Usman Qadir, Rohail Ali (Lahore), Abdullah Shah, Ahsan Ali, Fawad Khan, Faisal Tahir, Maroof Aziz (Karachi), Mohammad

Railway track bombings in Sindh suspend train services for hours

KARACHI: A series of small bomb blasts on upcountry railway tracks in different places in Sindh disrupted train services from Karachi to other parts of the country on Friday morning.
Six low-intensity blasts in Karachi, Hyderabad, Nawabshah, Ghotki and Panu Aqil damaged the tracks and brought train services to a complete halt for many hours. The train services were restored on Friday evening after railway engineers finished repairs.
Pakistan Railways officials said that