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Saqlian questions “Doosara” in present era
KARACHI, Apr 17 (APP): Master off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq indirectly questioned the legality of “Doosra” in the current era.  The inventor of the mystery ball, said that, due to his technique, he never felt any difficulty in managing the away going delivery,” he told a private television channel on Thurdsay. He declined to comment on the official rules, in this regard, saying that it was the job of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to look into the matter.
 
11th National Women Softball Championship from Friday
RAWALPINDI, April 17 (APP): A three-day 11th National Women Softball Championship-2014 will be held at Pindi Cricket Stadium from Friday. In a joint announcement here, District Coordination Officer  (DCO) Sajid Zafar Dall and Chairperson Senate Standing Committtee on Sports Kalsoom Perveen, said Six teams from all over the country including defending champions Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Islamabad and Police Department would participate in the championship.
 
National Shooting trials for Asian, CW Games on May 10
KARACHI, Apr 17 (APP): Second phase of trials to select Pakistan sharp shooters for this year’s Asian Games and Commonwealth Games will be held at Naval International Shooting Range here on May 10, National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP) announced on Thursday. “Trials will be conducted in all events like Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun,” Executive Vice President NRAP Razi Ahmed Khan told APP here.
 
Army excels in National Taekwondo
KARACHI, Apr 16 (APP): Pakistan Army swept all the 30 gold medals at stake in the National Taekwondo Championship at the Rangers Training Centre & School here, said a news release issued here on Wednesday. Army martial arts players dominated the event from start to finish with superb technique and power.
 
First round of Inter-Media cricket tournament ends
ISLAMABAD, Apr 16 (APP): The Inter-Media Cricket Tournament organized by Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) continues in full swing here. The tournament, organized in collaboration with National Press Club, comprises of teams belonging to national and international print and electronic media. The first round saw thrilling matches between various teams which competed fiercely to reach the second round.
 
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100 more bodies retrieved as death toll climbs to 433 in Swat/Shangla PDF Print E-mail
SWAT, Aug 2 (APP): As water starts receding in river Swat and streams, 116 more dead bodies have been retrieved in Swat and Shangla with dead toll reaching 433 in both districts. In Shangla 16 more dead bodies were recovered from the debris of the land sliding raising the total number of casualties to 180 in the district.

A total of 52 villages, 23 link bridges, dozens of schools, medical centers, hundreds of shops, houses, plazas and precious orchards of various crops and fruits have been washed away by the flash floods as various epidemics have been reported in the mountainous district.
Still over 200 tourists were trapped in Kalam, Madyan and Behrain as these areas have been cut off from the rest parts of the country while 500 have been airlifted by the chopper to Khwazakhela.
Around 0.8 million in Tehsil Kabal and other areas of Swat are deprived of the edibles has triggered apprehension of feminine in the districts.  The hoarders and profiteers are charging the flood stricken people at exorbitant rates for essential goods.
Similarly, hotels at the scenic resorts at Kalam, Behrina, Madyan, Mankyal and other tourist’s resorts have been submerged by the killer rains.
Meanwhile, two Dubai return locals of Swat were taken away by callous river while crossing it at Sheen area in district Swat.
Attaullah and his friend had arrived Swat Mingora on Saturday from Dubai and while crossing the river in a local boat have been drowned in midst of the river. Local people are searching for the dead bodies.
 

     

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