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Supreme Court adjourns hearing of 18th amendment petitions

Supreme Court adjourns hearing of 18th amendment petitions

Monday, May 24, 2010 12:21

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan adjourned the hearing regarding the petitions against the 18th amendment till May 31. Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry constituted a full court which commenced proceedings on 15 petitions challenging the setting up of a judicial commission under the 18th Amendment ...

Siege of Geo, Jang Offices At Last Ended

Siege of Geo, Jang Offices At Last Ended

Monday, May 24, 2010 5:06

KARACHI: Sindh National Party (SNP) activists ended sit-in after talks with Sindh Government representatives. SNP leaders presented their demands to Geo TV management. Though democracy allows everyone to protest but staging sit-ins and surrounding media organizations are against spirit of democracy, Geo TV management said to protestors. Protestors ended siege ...

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Ijaz Butt has lashed out at Match-fixing Allegations on Team

Ijaz Butt has lashed out at Match-fixing Allegations on Team

Monday, May 24, 2010 1:12

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt has lashed out at the senators probing match-fixing allegations at the Pakistan team and demanding his ouster from the board following a Governing Board (GB) meeting. A sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on Sports blasted the ...

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Fauzia Wahab Says that Supreme Court cannot call President

Fauzia Wahab Says that Supreme Court cannot call President

Sunday, May 23, 2010 20:28

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Central Information Secretary Fauzia Wahab ‘revealed’ that there was no constitution in the era ruled by Hazrat Omar (R.A), as there was only Holy Quran. Talking to a private TV channel in a program convened on the immunity enjoyed by President Asif ...

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Pakistani Hackers Facebook

Pakistani Hackers Facebook

Sunday, May 23, 2010 19:15

The Facebook page that led the Pakistan government to ban the entire site was back online Saturday, at least for some users, after it was inaccessible for about two days. The page was removed Thursday after one of the moderators had his e-mail and Skype account hacked into, ...

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Protests Of Pakistan Over Blasphemous Contest With US

Protests Of Pakistan Over Blasphemous Contest With US

Sunday, May 23, 2010 12:31

WASHINGTON: Pakistan has formally conveyed its protest to the US over the blasphemous caricatures. Pakistani Ambassador in the US Hussain Haqqani contacted the US special envoy Richard Holbrooke and formally communicated to him Pakistan’s protest over the sacrilegious contest on ...

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Hunza affectees protest against Govt

Hunza affectees protest against Govt

Saturday, May 22, 2010 15:33

Residents in Hunza displaced by the Attabad lake protested against the government for not announcing a relief package on Saturday. The protestors staged a sit in at the Ganeish crossing and chanted slogans against the government. A number of women and children were also amongst the ...

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Ex-president Musharraf has prime ministerial ambitions

Ex-president Musharraf has prime ministerial ambitions

Saturday, May 22, 2010 13:03

Former President Pervez Musharraf, who plans to return to Pakistan and to re-enter politics, gave a broad hint that he will seek the office of prime minister. While declining to commit to seeking a particular office, Gen. Musharraf, who ruled Pakistan for 10 years, said ...

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South India: 160 dead Due To Plane Crashes

South India: 160 dead Due To Plane Crashes

Saturday, May 22, 2010 9:33

NEW DELHI: An Air India plane with around 160 passengers on board overshot a runway on landing in southern Indian city of Mangalore on Saturday and burst into flames, local television reported. "We fear there are casualties," an airport official told the NDTV news channel....

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Ban FaceBook Failed To Defend By Pakistan

Ban FaceBook Failed To Defend By Pakistan

Saturday, May 22, 2010 8:38

Maybe Government of Pakistan (through its teleocm regulator PTA) will not have to convince the people of Pakistan about the massive ban on internet, as 82 percent of voters (of a poll) are already asking for permanent or partial ban on Facebook. Merits mentioning, ...

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