Tag: Zone

UK, France, Gulf states seek no-fly zone over Libya

RAS LANUF - Britain, France and Gulf states on Monday said they were seeking UN authority for a no-fly zone over Libya, as Muammar Gaddafi's warplanes counter-attacked against rebels and aid officials said a million people were in need.
Rebels swiftly rejected an olive branch offered by an associate of Gaddafi, and fighting escalated around one of the country's key oil ports. The ageing autocrat warned that if he fell thousands of refugees would "invade Europe". With civilians

India opposes no-fly zone, use of force in Libya

NEW DELHI - India is opposed to a no-fly zone or the use of force in Libya, and other major developing nations have "reservations", a top Indian foreign ministry official said in remarks published on Friday. "As of now we are not in favour of a no-fly zone. We are opposed to use of force," foreign secretary Nirupama Rao told The Hindu newspaper. "Among BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries, questions have been raised and reservations expressed," she said. India is a temporary

East Zone matches washed out

LAHORE - Two matches of the East Zone Cricket Championship, one between Shining Club and New Union Club at Wahdat Colony Ground and the other between Baghbanpura Eaglets and Gadafi Club at Jallo Ground, were washed out Wednesday due to rain.
The matches will now be played next week. The tournament committee has decided to postpone the match between Muslimabad Gym and Mughalpura XI. Earlier, Lucky Stars marched into the second round after defeating Khan Sports Club by 9 wickets at

Davis’ jail being declared no-fly zone

LAHORE - The Punjab Home Department has requested the Defence Ministry to declare Kot Lakhpat Central Jail - where United States (US) national Raymond Davis is being kept on judicial remand - and two kilometres of surrounding area a 'no-fly zone', sources told Pakistan Today on Wednesday.
Sources said that an anti-aircraft gun had been installed at the prison and security had been increased significantly. They said that the Home Department had made the request because of fears

5 ties decided in East Zone C’ship

LAHORE - Another five matches of the East Zone Championship were decided in various grounds of the city on Sunday. Faran Sports, Dharampura Club, Aamir Memorial Club, Gulberg Eaglets and Mughalpura Institute have qualified for the second round.
In the first match, Faran Sports beat Young Prince Club by six wickets. Scores: Young Prince Club 214/8, Faran Sports 216/4. In the second match, Dharampura Club beat Shaheen Club by six wickets. Scores: Shaheen Club 198, Dharampura Club

Mughalpura Institute win East Zone match

LAHORE - Mughalpura Institute beat Mughalpura Sports by 63 runs in the East Zone Cricket Championship at Mughalpura Institute ground on Wednesday. Fine century by Anser Bharwana was the main feature of the match.
Scores: Mughalpura Institute 246/7 in 40 overs. Anser Bharwana 100, Javaid Hafeez 30, Shahid Khan 20, Javaid Iqbal 33, Waqas 12, Imran Akram 17(no). Hussnain 3/50, Jamil 2/38, Wajid 1/35, Faheem 1/39. Mughalpura Sports 183 all out in 36.2 overs. Raza 47, Moazam 41, Usman

Umpires announced for East Zone C’ship

LAHORE - The East Zone Cricket Association's chairman tournament committee Waqar-ul-Munir has announced the umpires panel for the East Zone Championship. He said that in all 25 umpires will for supervise the zonal championship matches.
Umpires: Nadeem Ghori, Akram Raza, Zameer Haider, Ghafar Qazmi, Anees-ur-Rehman siddiqui, Tasadak Jamal, Javaid Alam, Adnan Rasheed, Abid Naqvi, Ijaz Ahmed, Saif Ullah, Haneef Mohammad, M Khursheed, M Shafiq, Rab Nawaz, Anwer Khan, Irfan Dilshad,

KSE closes in red zone, loses 61.32 pts

KARACHI - Activity at the local bourse remained subdued and the benchmark index closed in red zone. PPL's healthy growth in the first half of the Financial Year 2011 could not force an upward momentum, as majority of the bellwether scrips in oil and gas sector exhibited profit taking.
The KSE-100 index closed at 12370.59 points following a loss of 61.32 points. The total volume stood at 94,741,196, while the total value was 4,709,009,357.
The monetary policy announcement on

East Zone C’ship from 26th

LAHORE - Young Prince Club and Faran Sports will play the opening match of the East Zone Cricket Championship on January 26 at LCCA ground. M Khursheed and Rab Nawaz will supervise the match.
The second match will be played between Dharampura Club and Shaheen Club on Jan 27 at Wahdat Colony ground under the supervision of Abdul Rauf and Gulzar Ahmed. The third match will be played on January 28th between Raja Club and Aamer Memorial Club at Wahdat Colony ground. Anwer Khan and

East Zone Cricket Tournament from 26th

LAHORE - East Zone Cricket Association Tournament Committee met here the other day and decided that no unregistered players would participate in the championship. Syed Habib-ul-Hassan Shah (Secretary East Zone) and other members Malik Muhammad Riaz, Abdul Rauf, Mehboob Alam, M Khursheed, and Ejaz Shah were also in the meeting.
The tournament committee also announced the draws of 45 clubs for the first round of East Zone Cricket Championship which will start from Jan 26. The

Industries in buffer zone put residents’ health at risk

ISLAMABAD - In violation of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) rules and regulations, the elimination of the buffer zone between the industrial and residential areas in sectors I-9 and I-10 is posing a threat to the health of the capital's residents.
In Islamabad's master plan, the Industrial Area is isolated from residential areas by a buffer zone, but later CDA had converted the buffer zone into a commercial area and industries were constructed amidst populated area, with

Brisbane a ‘war zone’ as huge flood smashes city

BRISBANE - Australia's third-largest city Brisbane resembled a "war zone" Thursday with whole suburbs under water and infrastructure smashed as the worst flood in decades hit 30,000 properties.
Shocked evacuees surveyed the damage after floods that have swept eastern Australia peaked about a metre (three feet) below feared levels around dawn, sparing thousands more properties in the besieged river city. Queensland's tearful state premier Anna Bligh said relief was tinged with

People without CNICs barred from entering capital’s Red Zone

ISLAMABAD: In the wake of recent terrorist attacks across the country, the Interior Ministry on Saturday banned the entry of people not having CNICs into the capital's Red Zone.
The decision was made in a meeting chaired by Interior Minister Rehman Malik. The federalminister directed the Islamabad inspector general of police and the chief commissioner to enhancing security across the federal capital.
He also directed the IG to maintain record of all students of religious