Firdous assures victim’s of River Ravi project for proper compensation ISLAMABAD, Nov 9 (APP):Special Assistant to Chief Minister Punjab on Information and Broadcasting, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday assured that incumbent government would provide houses to victims of River Ravi project, with their consent and mutual understanding. Expressing these views in an interview with a private television channel, she said that previous government of Punjab, had delayed this mega project for political purpose. Former Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, had utilized more than Rs.200 million, for preparing feasibility of housing project. She said that terms of reference (ToRs) was being made either to provide shelter to victim’s family or release handsome amount for compensation. In reply to a question, the SACM said that River Ravi Front Urban Project was a game changer for the people of the province.

By Sohail Ali

LAHORE, Nov 09 (APP):Bad weather spoiled the opening day of the second-round matches of National U19 Three-Day Tournament here on Monday as not a single ball was delivered at the LCCA Ground, in the match between Balochistan and Southern Punjab.

At Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, only five overs of action took place between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh where Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after being put to bat scored seven for the loss of one wicket.

The decision to pause the action was taken to ensure health and safety of the teenage cricketers.

Central Punjab v Northern, Rana Naved Cricket Academy, Sheikhupura:

Northern after being put to bat first scored 254 for seven in 71 overs. Mehran Mumtaz top-scored with an unbeaten 53-ball 47, hitting seven fours. Hassan Abid Kiyani chipped in with 44 off 66 balls, which included six fours and a six.

For Central Punjab, Ali Asfand took three for 75, while Arham Nawab picked two wickets for 87 runs.
Scores in brief:

Central Punjab v Northern, Rana Naved Cricket Academy, Sheikhupura:

Northern 254-7, 71 overs (Mehran Mumtaz 47 not out, Hassan Abid Kiyani 44, Hussain 38, Mohammad Raza-ul-Mustafa 38; Ali Asfand 3-75, Arham Nawab 2-87)
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa v Sindh, Gaddafi Stadium,
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 7-1, 5 overs (Asim Ali 1-2).