Daily Archives: December 17, 2010

ICC extends deadline for Pakistan to name world cup squad

              The International Cricket Council (ICC) has extended its deadline for Pakistan to name their preliminary squad for next year’s 50 overs World Cup until Jan. 5. A Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) source told … Continue reading

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Muharram processions with tight security

  Tight security arrangements were put in place throughout various cities and towns in the country ahead of Muharram processions. govt announce two days holydays. The procession routes in Karachi have been sealed by containers and bomb disposal squad and sniffer … Continue reading

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Nawaz rules out joining anti-govt campaign

Nawaz Sharif has again offered an `olive branch` to President Asif Ali Zardari, saying he is ready to cooperate with the latter provided he implements the Charter of Democracy. The former prime minister, however, ruled out any `positive outcome` in … Continue reading

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Praising JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman`s decision to quit the government, PML-Q president Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain on Thursday reiterated that his party would not join the government. Mr Hussain was talking to journalists during his visit to Mera Basham to … Continue reading

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MQM chief calls sujahat,mushid and fazal rehman

  The political temperature in the corridors of powers rose to new heights today when Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain telephoned Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Jamiat-Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Geo News … Continue reading

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New political landscape: Moving forward, political parties weigh new options

A day after the Maulana Fazlur Rehman-led Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam pulled out of the ruling coalition, mainstream political parties started weighing their options for the best bargain in the new political landscape. All major players are opting to keep their cards close … Continue reading

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The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-F (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Thursday announced that the JUI-F would now sit on the Opposition benches in the National Assembly,  source said. Fazlur Rehman said he would submit an application to Speaker National Assembly to … Continue reading

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