Daily Archives: October 27, 2011

OPPOSITION PARTIES MUST NOT DERAIL DEMOCRATIC PROCESS: ALTAF HUSSAIN

Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) chief  Altaf Hussain has said that it was the democratic right of the opposition to disagree and protest with the policies of the government, but the opposition must not take any action that could undermine the … Continue reading

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Pakistan military denies BBC report on Taliban links

 Pakistan’s military strongly denied Thursday a BBC report that alleged the Pakistani military, along with its intelligence arm, supplied and protected the Afghan Taliban and al Qaeda. A number of middle-ranking Taliban commanders detailed what they said was extensive Pakistani support in … Continue reading

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Politics brings banner boom Lahore

The city is bedecked with banners and posters, mainly of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), indicating their rallies on Friday and Sunday but actually creating the atmosphere of electioneering without the active support of people. In … Continue reading

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PML-N to go for all options to oust Zardari

Not ruling out ‘other options’, the PML-N is confident that it can send President Asif Ali Zardari packing just through public pressure. Party’s Information Secretary Senator Mushahidullah Khan says though apparently there seems no way to oust the PPP co-chairperson … Continue reading

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Rs50b corruption in rental power projects: Faisal Saleh Hayat

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the government for details of all rental power projects and the details of what the public is being charged for electricity production. During case proceedings today, Chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry sought … Continue reading

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pop singer lead save pakistan rally in lahore

Pakistani pop icon Abrarul Haq led “Save Pakistan” rally from Nasir Bagh to Data Darbar. People from different walks of life turned out in large numbers to support Haq. Haq said he is out to save Pakistan and to bring … Continue reading

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MQM shields real assassins by getting other activists arrested

Karachi Police and Rangers are indirectly helping Muttahida Qaumi Movement to get a clean-chit in cases related to May 12 and April 9 killings in the city, sources have claimed. The Muttahida Qaumi Movement has arranged arrests of its activists, … Continue reading

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