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March 14, 2013 Off

Ashraf Hasan claim KC Monthly Pair title

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KARACHI: It was quite a big gathering in the monthly title for Pairs at Karachi Club Annexe. Twenty-four pairs of all categories competed the programme amidst pleasing atmosphere and scenic landscape of Karachi Club Annexe.
Syed Ameer Hasan and Ghufran Ashraf left others stone cold and registered an impressive victory with a score of 63.86 percent. The pair was competing from North-South direction. Their best boards were a doubled heart slam, a spade game and a part game in hearts.
AK Bhurgari, Muhammad Zubair stormed in the last minute to occupy second …

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CNG stations’ closure in Sind on Friday announced

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Karachi: Sui Southern Gas Company has announced the schedule for closure of CNG stations for the current week according to which all the CNG stations in Sind will remain closed from 08:00 am on Friday 15th March 2013 till 08:00 am on Saturday 16th March 2013 for 24 hours.
This step is being taken by the gas utility according to ‘Gas Load Management’ program, the spokesperson of SSGC said on Wednesday.

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Matter of ‘selling out islands’ echoes in Sind Assembly

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KARACHI: Opposition members in Sind assembly here Wednesday expressed concern on alleged selling out of Sind islands to a private party, terming it selling out the interests of people of Sind.
Arif Mustafa Jatoi of National Peoples’ Party NPP presented an adjournment motion against a ‘recent allotment/ joint venture agreement between the federal government and a private party to develop and sell island of Sind amounting to thousands of acres which are the property of the people of Sind’. He said this matter was of a huge importance of the people …

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HRCP deplores cold-blooded murder of Parveen Rehman

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KARACHI: Condemning the murder of Orangi Pilot Project Director Parveen Rehman in Karachi, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called upon all Pakistani citizens who care for freedom, justice and human rights to stand up against their enemies that are out to destroy their symbols of hope.
In a statement issued here on Thursday, the commission said Parveen Rehman was one of the most committed and courageous defenders of the cause of the poor of this country. For 30 years she worked against all odds and hazards, …

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President felicitates newly elected President of China

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Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari has congratulated the newly elected President of the People’s Republic of China Mr. Xi Jinping. In his felicitation message, President Zardari said that the confidence reposed in Mr. Jinping’s leadership by the National People’s Congress was a testament to his hard work and years of devoted service to the people of China.
The President expressed the hope that China will achieve many more momentous milestones in its pursuit of national rejuvenation and peaceful development under his able leadership.
The President also expressed the hope that the all-weather …

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Tehreek Akhuwat-e-Islami condemns Badami Bagh incident

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Islamabad: Chairman Tehreek Akhuwat-e-Islami (TAI) and Interfaith Dialogue Committee Pakistan, Allama Inayat Ali Shakir has strongly condemned the incident of attacks on Christian’s homes in Joseph Colony at Badami Bagh, Lahore. He said Joseph colony tragedy conspiracy is to create Muslim- Christian conflict.
Allama Inayat Ali Shakir in a statement said that Islam is a religion of peace and love. The Holy Prophet (SAW) guaranteed the complete protection of life, honour and property of the non-Muslims in an Islamic state.
He made a telephonic conversation with Bishop of …