Daily Archives: November 2, 2011

BHC DIRECTED TO GOVT GET MUSHRAF BY INTERPOL

The Balochistan High Court (BHC) has directed the federal government to seek extradition of former president Pervez Musharraf, former prime minister Shaukat Aziz and other accused in the Nawab Akbar Bugti murder case who are currently not residing in Pakistan. … Continue reading

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Afghans are our brothers, we have sympathy for them: Altaf Hussain

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain says Afghans are our brothers and we have sympathies for them. Hussain was speaking with Afghan journalists and a Pashtun delegation via telephone from London. The MQM chief said that his party wants … Continue reading

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PPP, MQM agree to bring new LG System

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), have agreed to introduce a single Local Government System-2011 without rural and urban discrimination, prior to expiry on November 6, of the Local Government Ordinance-2001 which had been issued by the … Continue reading

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Pepco’s end: Workers threaten to cut off power to entire country

The workers of the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) organised rallies on Tuesday in several districts across Sindh to protest against what they said was the dissolution of the Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco). They warned that they would … Continue reading

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Pointing fingers: PML-N ‘surprised’ at attacks on offices

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief organiser Saleem Zia has blamed the Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) ‘Zardari group’ for the arson attacks on party offices in Sindh. “We are surprised that there is such a reaction,” Zia told reporters on Friday. … Continue reading

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PML-N prepares new plan: use social media to win youth vote

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz is to step up its social media presence, relaunch its student and youth wings and heighten criticism of ‘the establishment’ as it seeks to make itself more attractive to young voters. Last month, party chief Nawaz … Continue reading

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Hopeful of making international comeback: Afridi

                  Former national cricket team captain Shahid Afridi said on Wednesday that he was hopeful of rejoining the team after taking back his retirement. Speaking to the media outside the Pakistan Cricket Board … Continue reading

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