If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and India's Rohan Bopanna reached the US Open men's doubles final in New York. The sixteenth seeded South Asian duo beat the Argentine pair of Eduardo Schwank and Horacio Zeballos 7-6 (7-5) and 6-4. This is the best grand-slam run yet for Qureshi and Bopanna, who at number 15 in the ATP doubles team rankings. The pair was also given the 2010 Grand Prix award of Peace and Sports, at the fourth International Forum of Peace and Sports, in Monaco. Qureshi, already the best player to repr
Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and India's Rohan Bopanna reached the US Open men's doubles final in New York. The sixteenth seeded South Asian duo beat the Argentine pair of Eduardo Schwank and Horacio Zeballos 7-6 (7-5) and 6-4. This is the best grand-slam run yet for Qureshi and Bopanna, who at number 15 in the ATP doubles team rankings. The pair was also given the 2010 Grand Prix award of Peace and Sports, at the fourth International Forum of Peace and Sports, in Monaco. Qureshi, already the best player to repr
Pakistani flood survivors try to catch food bags from an army helicopter in Lal Pir on August 7, 2010. - Photo by AFP.
Pakistani flood survivors try to catch food bags from an army helicopter in Lal Pir on August 7, 2010. - Photo by AFP.
An elderly Pakistani man sits aboard a navy helicopter as he is evacuated to safer ground from Faridabad, cutoff by surrounding flood waters, in Sindh province, Pakistan, on September 14, 2010. - Photo by AFP.
An elderly Pakistani man sits aboard a navy helicopter as he is evacuated to safer ground from Faridabad, cutoff by surrounding flood waters, in Sindh province, Pakistan, on September 14, 2010. - Photo by AFP.
Trapped Chilean miners pose inside the San Jose Mine on September 17, 2010, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. - Photo by AFP.
Trapped Chilean miners pose inside the San Jose Mine on September 17, 2010, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. - Photo by AFP.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (C), looks on as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel (L) and President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority (R) shake hands as they re-launch direct negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian Authority at the State Department in Washington, DC, on September 2, 2010. - Photo by AFP.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (C), looks on as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel (L) and President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority (R) shake hands as they re-launch direct negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian Authority at the State Department in Washington, DC, on September 2, 2010. - Photo by AFP.
In this Sept. 23, 2010 file photo, newly trained female officers from the Afghan National Army take front seats as a new batch of officers attend their graduation ceremony at National Army's training center in Kabul, Afghanistan. - Photo by AP.
In this Sept. 23, 2010 file photo, newly trained female officers from the Afghan National Army take front seats as a new batch of officers attend their graduation ceremony at National Army's training center in Kabul, Afghanistan. - Photo by AP.
In this Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, relatives of miner Dario Segovia react while watching Segovia on a TV screen during his rescue operation at the camp outside the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile. - Photo by AP.
In this Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, relatives of miner Dario Segovia react while watching Segovia on a TV screen during his rescue operation at the camp outside the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile. - Photo by AP.
In this May 17, 2010 file photo, Mariane Van Neyenhoff, widow of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, holds up the arms of their son, Adam Daniel Pearl, after President Barack Obama signed the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act,  in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Also attending the ceremony is Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, and Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., second from right. - Photo by AP.
In this May 17, 2010 file photo, Mariane Van Neyenhoff, widow of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, holds up the arms of their son, Adam Daniel Pearl, after President Barack Obama signed the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Also attending the ceremony is Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, and Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., second from right. - Photo by AP.
In this Nov. 1, 2010 file photo, a Pakistani boy, right, reacts after he caught a fish while fishing with other boys in a flooded field next to their camp in Muzaffargarh in Punjab province, Pakistan. - Photo by AP.
In this Nov. 1, 2010 file photo, a Pakistani boy, right, reacts after he caught a fish while fishing with other boys in a flooded field next to their camp in Muzaffargarh in Punjab province, Pakistan. - Photo by AP.
World and Olympic triple gold medallist Usain Bolt reacts on the finish line in the 300m at the IAAF World Challenge in Ostrava on May 27, 2010. Usain Bolt fell short of breaking Michael Johnson's world record in the 300m at the IAAF World Challenge in Ostrava. The Jamaican, 23, clocked 30.97seconds in his first competitive attempt at the distance, 0.12secs over Johnson's time. - Photo by AFP.
World and Olympic triple gold medallist Usain Bolt reacts on the finish line in the 300m at the IAAF World Challenge in Ostrava on May 27, 2010. Usain Bolt fell short of breaking Michael Johnson's world record in the 300m at the IAAF World Challenge in Ostrava. The Jamaican, 23, clocked 30.97seconds in his first competitive attempt at the distance, 0.12secs over Johnson's time. - Photo by AFP.

Comments (2) (Closed)


Raheel Rehman
Jan 02, 2011 12:50am
Keep it up Aisam, Inshallah he will win Wimbledon this year.
irshad
Jan 02, 2011 09:39am
Hopefully, the new year will be better than the previous one. let us pray that the democracy stays.It will take care of the wrongdoings of the poor governance.Anyhow, democracy is the best panacea for the ills prevailing in the society.By all standards, dictatorship rule is like "Garbage in Garbage out".