Daily Archives: April 17, 2014

Sindh assembly adjourned for lack of quorum

Karachi: Sindh Assembly that often meet one hour or more late meet only 10 minutes late on Friday; however, the speaker adjourned the session as only seven members were present.

Assembly met with speaker Agha Siraj Durrani in chair only

PPP turning blind eye towards MQM activists’ killings: Subzwari

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement on Friday accused Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) over turning a blind eye towards what he called illegal arrests and killings of MQM activists in the city.

Addressing a press briefing at Sindh Assembly, Opposition Leader in

Burney demands whereabouts of 14000 arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust International and former federal minister for human rights, Ansar Burney, has very strongly condemned and urged federal and Sindh governments to disclose whereabouts of nearly 14,000 missing persons arrested in the last seven months

Senate: Protection of Pakistan Ordinance presents in Senate amid strong protests

Islamabad: The controversial Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO) was presented in the Senate amid strong protests on Friday. Federal minister Zahid Hamid presented the bill during Friday’s session presided over by Deputy Chairperson Sabir Baloch.

On this occasion, major opposition

Business: Kinnow export likely to increase up to $500mn by 2017: Ahmad Jawad

Islamabad: The kinnow export will likely to increase up to $500million by 2017 after the assistance of Trade Related Technical Assistance programme. Senior member of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Horticulture expert, Ahmad Jawad had stated this while addressing a

Gasless days perturb citizens, disturb economy

Karachi: Closure of CNG stations due to gas load shedding that was introduced in Pakistan for winter season on the pretext of higher consumption of gas due to cold temperature has become a whole year affair as CNG stations are