Topic: Matters
punjab chairman pcb discuss matters promotion cricket
October 16, 2014, 5:13 pm

CM Punjab, Chairman PCB discuss matters about promotion of cricket

LAHORE- Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Sheheryar Khan, called on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore today and discussed matters about the promotion of cricket in the province. Talking to him, the Chief Minister said that the provincial government was focusing its attention on ...

Senate panel formed to review ICT legal, admin matters

islamabadChairman Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari has constituted a special committee to review the constitutional, legal and administrative system in Islamabad capital territory. The chairman Senate in this regard held consultation with Leader of the House in the Senate and Leader of the ...

health matters
September 20, 2014

Health matters

I would like to draw the attention of the concern authorities to the irritating behavior of staff in government hospitals, especially in Sindh Government Hospital, Karachi. The doctors and paramedical staff do not treat people like human beings. I believed that every doctor’s first duty is to ...

pat sc delve speculative matters
September 17, 2014

PAT asks SC not to delve into speculative matters

ISLAMABAD- Terming questions of parliamentary parties hypothetical and academic questions, the PAT Tuesday asked the Supreme Court not to deal with such theoretical queries or delve in speculative matters.Senator Raza Rabbani, representing Awami National Party (ANP) and Balochistan National Party ...

isi army dragged political matters ihc
September 11, 2014, 7:55 pm

ISI and Army not to be dragged into political matters: IHC

ISLAMABAD- Islamabad High Court (IHC) has dismissed filed against private TV channel GEO. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui has remarked “ISI and army not to be dragged into political matters. Critical situation is prevailing. If rift between two leading anchorpersons, of two different ...

court intervene political matters pat tells sc
September 04, 2014, 5:19 pm

Court should not intervene in political matters; PAT tells SC

ISLAMABAD- The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) today requested the Supreme Court to dismiss a petition relating to extra-constitutional steps and sit-ins in the federal capital, saying that the court should not intervene in political matters as it violated the Constitution. Earlier on Wednesday, the ...

misbah telling role selection matters
September 03, 2014

Misbah wants more telling role in selection matters

LAHORE - Pakistan's embattled Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq Tuesday hinted that he wanted a more telling role in the selection matters. Misbah, 40-year-old senior batsman, told the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium after a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar ...

mind matters
August 04, 2014

A mind that matters

In our neck of the woods there are many, many issues that are seldom discussed, let alone in a public forum. Societally we are a little too hamstrung by overblown notions of propriety and what constitutes ‘private matters’—the spectrum ranges from domestic violence to gossiping ...

matters financial exchange views dar nawaz
June 10, 2014, 1:53 pm

PM Nawaz, Dar exchange views on financial matters

Islamabad- Finance Minister Ishaq Dar called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad today. They exchanged views on financial matters and budget for the next financial year.

In power, it’s performance that matters, not seniority

When Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif went to participate in the swearing-in ceremony of Indian prime minister Nirendra Modi, his daughter Maryam Nawaz said her father was more experienced than the new Indian leader and was also senior in age. She was absolutely right. Mr Sharif has been holding the ...

momentous matters
May 10, 2014

Two momentous matters

May 11, this year, will see two important initiatives. One, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Iran and the other a mammoth protest rally by PTI in Islamabad against the alleged rigging of elections last year. On May 7, the Prime Minister addressed Pakistani ambassadors serving in the ...

India should look into its internal matters first

ISLAMABAD- Pakistan today termed Indian criticism on its institutions as baseless and said those involved in this propaganda should first look into their internal matters. In her weekly media briefing, Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said negative reporting in connection with Hamid Mir's ...

matters controversy
March 22, 2014

Matters of controversy

While the TTP cease-fire holds and may be extended, the terrorist attacks continue.It is one thing to ask the Taliban to take notice of such attacks and to use its clout to halt such activities, but what about the responsibility of the state? It must take the liability of dealing with these ...

India agrees to export 500MW power to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and India have agreed to form a joint working committee to finalise a 500MW electricity project after a successful visit of a Pakistani delegation to India this week, according to sources in the ministry of water and power.Ministry sources, on the condition of anonymity, told ...

PML-F seeks more powers for its ministers

LAHORE - PML-F head Pir Sibghatullah Shah Rashidi commonly known as Pir Pagara on Thursday called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and discussed matters related to his party’s alliance with the PML- N at the federal government level. According to sources, Pir Pagara, while reminding the PM of ...

durand matters
February 23, 2014

Why the Durand Line Matters

Arwin Rahi - Afghan officials have at times accused Pakistan of being less than honest in pushing the Afghan Taliban for talks with Kabul. Before making such statements, those same officials should also try to understand Pakistan’s deep concerns about Afghanistan’s stance on their ...

matters interfering govt held mpa
December 30, 2013

MPA held for interfering in govt matters

CHARSADDA - The Qaumi Wattan Party’s Member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwah Assembly Sultan Muhammad Khan was arrested by police along with five others on charges of keeping illegal weapons and interfering in government matters. According to police, when a police patrol reached a wedding ceremony ...

CJP visits Lahore registry

LAHORE  - Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Tasadduq Hussain Jillani visited Supreme Court Lahore Registry amid stringent security arrangements and reviewed the administrative matters relating to the registry here on Saturday.This was his first visit since assumption of charge as CJP.A ...

CJCSC meets President; military’s professional matters discussed

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Rashad Mahmood on Tuesday met President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad.During the meeting, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Rashad Mahmood apprised the President about present security situation in the ...

shahbaz matters party discusses mumtaz
December 01, 2013

Mumtaz discusses party matters with Shahbaz

Lahore - Sindh PML-N senior leader, Mumtaz Bhutto, Saturday called on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and discussed with him political situation of the country as well as the party’s organisational matters.Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said PML-N was determined ...

  Fazl against misuse of loudspeakers

ISLAMABAD - JUI-F head Maulana Fazlur Rehman strongly condemned the Rawalpindi incident and said that suspension and transferring of police officials isn’t any permanent solution to the problem. “Loudspeakers should not be used unnecessary as the practice causes concern for residents of ...

govt stake holders confidence matters
November 29, 2013, 8:24 pm

Govt to take all stake holders into confidence over different matters: PM

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday said that the government would take into confidence all stakeholders including political parties on matters of national importance.He said this while meeting Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman who called on the Prime Minister at PM House Islamabad today.Both ...

army involved political matters
November 11, 2013, 6:03 pm

Army should not get involved in political matters: JI

The Jamaat-e-Islami on Monday formally responded to ISPR’s statement and clarified its position over party chief Syed Munawar Hassan’s controversial remarks, saying that Pakistan army is not entitled to directly involve in political affairs.Speaking to media representatives after a ...

sheen uncertain matters
November 07, 2013

Sheen uncertain about home matters

EXNEW YORK-Charlie Sheen believes his young son was burned during a visit to his mother. The actor’s ex-wife Denise Richards has written to Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to inform them she can no longer care for four-year-old Bob and Max - the twin children of ...

Issue of drones beyond judicial review: SC

ISLAMABAD - Rejecting an appeal against the Lahore High Court’s October 27, 2009, decision of dismissing a petition against US drone attacks, the Supreme Court on Wednesday declared that interference by the courts in such matters would be violation of the fundamental principle of the ...

Chinese firm to set up 2400MW plants

LAHORE - A memorandum of understanding was signed between Punjab government and renowned Chinese company, China Power International Holdings (CPIH), for setting up four coal power plants of 2400 megawatts.Secretary Energy Usman Bajwa and Vice President of CPIH Wang Zhiying singed the MoU. Chief ...

disarmament matters
May 03, 2013

Where disarmament matters

The US Deputy Secretary of State has urged India and Pakistan to refrain from developing their nuclear arsenals and programme. While one fully agrees with his words, such is the dynamics of non-proliferation regime that it would be very hard to convince any one of the nuclear states to first give ...

CJCSC, President discusses security matters

ISLAMABAD : Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Khalid Shameem Wynne called on President Asif Ali Zardari at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Wednesday. Professional matters pertaining to the armed forces were discussed during meeting. The president also hosted lunch for the CJCSC.

malala incident linked matters fo
October 18, 2012, 4:56 pm

Malala incident should not be linked to other matters: FO

Foreign Office Spokesman Moazzam Ahmed Khan on Thursday said that attack on Malala Yousafzai is reprehensible act and it should not be linked to other matters.When his attention was drawn that Malala Yousufzai issue is being exploited by US and Britain to launch operation in North Waziristan‚ ...