Saturday, February 26, 2011

Pakistan won by 11 runs

Pakistan 277/7 (50 ov)
Sri Lanka 266/9 (50.0 ov)

Patience is a virtue, believes Katrina Kaif

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif sincerely believes that “Sabr ka phal meetha hota hai” (Patience always pays off) — the slogan for her new Mango Slice ad campaign. She says she adapts to it in real life too.
“When one hears the word patience, a lot of people think of ‘waiting for a long time’ and sitting idle doing nothing’ but it is not my interpretation of patience. For me, patience is about waiting for the right thing and also about what you’re doing while you’re waiting,” said Katrina.
“It is about actively having a plan and a goal and

Google search formula gets more discerning

Google has changed its secret search formula in the United States to be more discerning when it comes to which websites are worth recommending and which should sink in the rankings.
The move announced late Thursday was part of an ongoing duel between the search titan and low-quality websites that feature only content copied from elsewhere on the Internet or use techniques to trick their way high in results.
“Many of the changes we make are so subtle that very few people notice them,” Google principal engineer

US national DeHeaven sent on judicial remand

The Judicial Magistrate in Peshawar sent the detained US national Aaron Mark DeHeaven on 14-day judicial remand on Saturday.
The arrested American national was nabbed on Friday on charges of illegally staying in the country after his Visa expired in October last year. Police say Deheaven, who runs a security agency named ‘Catalyst Services’, was arrested from University Town here.
The American was produced before the court of Judicial Magistrate Qudratullah on Saturday where he told the Pakistani government had issued him licences for different assignments.

Butt, Aamer appeal against corruption ban

Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt and paceman Mohammad Aamer have lodged appeals against their bans for corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, lawyers said Saturday.
“We have filed a statement of appeal in the Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport against the ban by the International Cricket Council anti-corruption tribunal,” Butt’s lawyer Yasin Patel told AFP by email.
Opening batsman Butt and fast bowlers Mohammad Asif and Aamer were all banned on charges of corruption

Pakistan Blind team beat Australia by 61 runs

Pakistan Blind Cricket team beat Australia on Saturday in the 1st ODI by 61 runs at Park 25, Adelaide, Australia.
Australia won the toss and send Pakistan into bat. Pakistan had a terrible start of the innings as Pakistan lost both their openers on just 24 runs, Arfan Majeed was bowled on 7 runs and Muhammad Jameel the in-form batsman was bowled by Raymond Moxly after scoring 3 runs.
Pakistan lost its wickets in regular intervals, the wicket of Anees Javed left Pakistan in deep trouble, he scored just 8 runs and was bowled by Peter Robinson, says a

Egypt army apologises for beating Tahrir protesters

Egypt’s ruling military council apologised on Saturday after military police beat protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, but activists called for fresh protests to denounce violence by the authorities.
A security official and witnesses said that shortly after midnight, military police surrounded protesters, beating them with batons and using tasers to disperse the crowd of several hundred that had gathered to push for reforms.
The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces said that “what happened late Friday was the result of unintentional confrontations between the military police and the youth of the revolution.”