Tag: Wary

Pakistan wary of India’s Afghan role in post-NATO scenario

    Pakistan has conveyed to the Obama administration that it wants the United States to address its concern on any major role of India in...

Yemen president en route to US, foes remain wary

President Ali Abdullah Saleh was en route to the United States for medical treatment, Yemen’s state news agency said on Monday, after delivering a...

Wary Khattak tribes to block roads, grab hostages

In an emergency meeting held on Thursday, Khattak Ittehad decided to block the Indus Highway at Amberi Kalay and the Kohat Bannu road at...

Wary welcome for Malaysia PM’s openness pledge

Malaysia's government must flesh out its plan to overhaul oppressive security laws before a victory for human rights can be declared, opposition figures and...

Sharapova wary of Watson

Maria Sharapova expects a tough battle against Heather Watson when the pair clash in the opening round of the US Open on Sunday. Guernsey...

Dilshan wary of youthful Australia

Sri Lanka skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan on Tuesday insisted his team would not be taking Australia lightly despite the youthful look to the tourists’ squad....

Anderson wary of India backlash

England seamer James Anderson expects India to be a stronger side when the second Test starts at Trent Bridge here on Friday after bowling...

Federer wary of threats to seventh Wimbledon crown

Roger Federer can picture himself lifting a record-equalling seventh Wimbledon title, but can also sense the dangers posed by Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and...

E&P sector wary of corporate tax

A 500bp increase in the corporate tax for Exploration & Production sector in the upcoming budget is likely to hurt Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL),...

ZAB reference – Lawyers, stalwarts wary of predicting verdict

ISLAMABAD - As the courtroom was packed to capacity on Thursday during the hearing of the ZA Bhutto case, lawyers and PPP leaders outside the court made careful statements, understandably not to annoy the court. All those who talked to reporters praised the goodwill gesture shown by the court vis-a-vis the presidential reference despite the recent bitterness between the executive and the judiciary on non-implementation of court verdicts. Soon after the hearing of the case, former law

ISI wary of American special trainers over spying fears

ISLAMABAD - Request by the ISI for a cut in the number of US Special Forces trainers working in sensitive regions in Pakistan is due to fears they are also spying, according to Pakistani sources with knowledge of the request, illustrating the extent to which growing mutual mistrust is hampering security co-operation, according to a Reuters report. The request was conveyed when ISI chief General Ahmad Shuja Pasha visited his counterpart Leon Panetta at CIA headquarters on Monday.

Investors remain wary on KSE

KARACHI - Investors remained cautious as annual inflation clocked in at 13.16 percent in March 2011. The KSE-100 Index closed down 84 points at 11,849 with 75 million shares traded, down 15 percent from yesterday.
The refining sector continued to outperform the market in general on the back of rising GRM's post closure of refining capacities in the aftermath of Tsunami in Japan (World's 3rd largest oil consumer). Foreign Institutional Investors were rumored to be buyers in cement

Sri Lanka wary of England danger

COLOMBO - Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene believes England are a team for the big occasion and should not be written off ahead of Saturday's quarter-finals. The 1996 champions take on England, who have never won the World Cup, in the last of four quarter-finals at R. Premadasa stadium and Jayawardene on Thursday warned his team against complacency. "They've had a very tough World Cup, I think all their games have been very close, but if you analyze it properly, they lost two

Zimbabwe wary of Murali, Malinga threat

PALLEKELE - Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura has pinpointed Muttiah Muralitharan and Lasith Malinga as a double danger when they meet Sri Lanka in the World Cup on Wednesday. The African nation, who have never beaten Sri Lanka in four previous World Cup matches, need a win to stay in hunt for a quarter-final place from Group A which is topped by New Zealand ahead of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Australia. Zimbabwe have two points from their win over Canada while they lost to New Zeaaland

Smith wary of England backlash

CHENNAI South African captain Graeme Smith said he expected to face a fired-up England following their humiliation by Ireland, when the Test rivals met in a World Cup match on Sunday. Andrew Strauss's team were victims of one of the greatest upsets in World Cup history when Ireland, inspired by Kevin O'Brien's record-breaking 50-ball century, chased down a 328-run winning target in Bangalore on Wednesday. It was a victory that threw the race for quarter-final places from Group B wide

B’desh wary of Windies backlash

DHAKA - Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan will not take victory for granted when his home team clashes with the West Indies in a must-win World Cup match on Friday. The West Indies, who have not played on Bangladeshi soil since 2002, suffered a 3-0 defeat by the Tigers at home two years ago when the top players went on strike due to a pay dispute.
Shakib ruled out another easy win in the day-night match at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium, which neither team can afford to lose after

Investors wary of NPL as circular debt mounts

KARACHI - Uncertainty regarding circular debt, plant efficiency and timings of dividend payment are likely reasons of Nishat Power Limited's (NPL) inability to gain market strength. Investors are surprised that, despite more than expected earning per share of Rs 3.4 in the first half of the Financial Year 2011, NPL has been unable to gain investors' attention.
With electricity tariffs put on hold for the last several months, government is bearing a monthly subsidy of Rs 15 to16