Khalid Aziz

  • Tislamabad - China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will benefit only the traders if the economy was not revolutionised on war footings, President Islamabad Chambers of Commerce and Industry Sheikh Amir Waheed said while responding to a question regarding actual economic impact of the mega ...

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  • TIslamabad - China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will benefit only the traders if the economy was not revolutionised on war footings, President Islamabad Chambers of Commerce and Industry Sheikh Amir Waheed said while responding to a question regarding actual economic impact of the mega ...

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  • TIslamabad - Soon after the news of Jamaat-e-Islami Mardan leader Attaul Haq and Jamiat-e-Ulama-e-Islam-Fazl leader of the district, Shujaul Mulk having welcomed the freed accused in Mashal murder case at Rashakai interchange of Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway went out, men and women from all walks of ...

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  • TIslamabad - Rawalpindi police high ups aiming to improve response in child-abuse cases have directed the station house officers to immediately convey details of such cases to the high ups, The Nation learnt on Thursday. During a visit to a police station in the city, this scribe witnessed two ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  People in a remote village of Tank, a southern district of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, look to have imported an interesting idea popular in Indonesian islands, to connect to the district headquarters in absence of a proper bridge over a stream. The village, Shah Alam, was connected ...

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  • Tislamabad-In Rawalpindi, in densely populated areas where a house normally means a box of 750 or so square feet, the midnight hour during which the electricity is disconnected comes out to be among the most testing times in one’s life. As the mercury rested over the higher side during the ...

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  • TSince I can recall, music has been an integral part of weddings in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, like other parts of the country. A week before the wedding day, every night friends and relatives of the groom used to take out processions at the drumbeat that culminated at his home. On the wedding night, the ...

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  • TIslamabad - On state level, Pakistan and Afghanistan could be seen locking horns for decades now over various issues given birth to by the Durand Line, including the Taliban insurgency.  Afghan nationals residing inside Pakistan, who have a sword of repatriation hanging over their heads, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Upper House of Parliament on Thursday unanimously approved the 18th Amendment Bill renaming the NWFP as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and repealing the 17th Amendment as well as LFO 2002. The Bill abolished the Concurrent List and assured equal share in natural resources to the Federation and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Leader of the House in Senate, Nayyar Hussain Bukhari on Wednesday hinted at further amendments in the Constitution to address the issues overlooked or not resolved by the Constitution Reforms Committee (CRC), as the House concluded debate over the 18th Amendment Bill. The Parliament is ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Senators across the political divide on Tuesday called for backing the consensus made in the Constitutional Reforms Committee of the Parliament (CRCP) for smooth passage of the 18th Amendment Bill and not politicising the issue of NWFP renaming. Taking part in the debate over the Bill, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Chairman Constitutional Reforms Committee Senator Mian Raza Rabbani Monday tabled the Constitutional (18th Amendment) Bill in the Upper House amid strong opposition by the PML-Q over the issue of NWFP renaming. PML-Q Senator and Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Wasim Sajjad opposed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Minister for Interior Rehman Malik on Wednesday informed the Upper House of the Parliament that Government was planning to develop national database containing DNA details of all the citizens of the country. Turk President Abdullah Gul, who recently visited Pakistan, has also pledged to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Health Makhdoom Shahabuddin on Tuesday said Pakistans pharmaceutical exports of US $ 120 million to 60 countries of the world proved the quality of drugs being manufactured in the country. The Minister also rejected Rehman Maliks statement that 40-50 percent drugs ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Ministry of Water and Power, Friday, informed the Upper House that various federal and provincial governments departments owed Rs31.36 billion to WAPDA till the end of February 2010. In written reply to a question by Senator Tahir Hussain Mashhadi, the Ministry informed that various ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Thursday informed the Upper House of the Parliament that the United States had agreed to address Pakistans genuine concerns over the excessive Indian presence in Afghanistan. India shares no border with Afghanistan and doesnt directly ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Wednesday, hinted formation of judicial commission on missing persons issue and vowed to pursue consensus policies on national security, Kashmir and nuclear assets. While addressing the Upper House, the premier said that participation of Army and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Government on Monday faced utter embarrassment, as its coalition partner JUI-F boycotted the Senate proceedings and pointed out quorum for the second consecutive day. Soon after the start of the session, JUI-F Senator Khan Muhammad Sherani, on a point of order, protested against the ...

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  • TDAIWAL, Jhelum German diplomatic community in Islamabad Saturday donated Rs 0.27 million for establishment of a trust eye hospital in village Daiwal, district Jhelum. The donation was part of the money earned from Christmas Bazaar held in the Embassy on the occasion of Christmas 2009, Press ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Severe cracks appeared in the ruling coalition on Friday, as ANP and JUI-F Senators paralysed the Upper House by continuously pointing out quorum and boycotting the proceedings of the House, which moved Chairman Senate to abruptly adjourn the session till Monday. Taking a bitter start, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Governor State Bank of Pakistan Saleem Raza on Thursday hinted that interest rate might go down in the upcoming monetary policy. Yes, there is a chance of decrease in interest rate if the inflation remained under control and other economic indicators were stable, Governor State Bank ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The funds allocated for expansion and rehabilitation of Kashmir Highway may lapse as the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is taking extra long time in pre-qualifying contractors for the project. The Authority had fixed December 31, 2009 as the last date for submission of documents ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Capital Development Authority (CDA) has finally woken up to the call of Islamabad residents by deciding to shift the pollution-emitting industries from sectors I-9 and I-10 to Sector I-17. For that purpose, a new industrial estate would be developed in Sector I-17 on priority basis to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Calling for a comprehensive national water policy, senior PPP leader Senator Mian Raza Rabbani stressed for resolving the issues relating to water through the Council of Common Interests (CCI). Taking part in a debate over a motion moved by Senator Muhammad Ali Durrani in the Upper ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Upper House of the Parliament on Thursday passed with majority the National Command Authority Bill 2010 and the Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Bill 2010. Jamaat-e-Islami Senators Prof Ibrahim and Prof Khurshid moved amendments in the National Command ...

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  • TISLAMABAD State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Malik Amad Khan on Wednesday said that the negotiations with India would not be restricted to a certain problem but all bilateral issues would come under discussion. He further said that Pakistan would take tough and principled stance over all the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Federal Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervez Ashraf on Tuesday informed the Upper House of the Parliament that the United States had pledged $125 million for the up-gradation of the existent electric power generation infrastructure in the country and it would add 1,000 megawatts ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Upper House of the Parliament on Monday through a unanimously passed resolution asked the Government to make all legal and diplomatic efforts for the release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui from US detention. The House expresses its grave concern and sorrow over the continuous detention of Dr ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday informed the Senate that as many as 6,337 Pakistanis are detained in various countries, out of them 5,136 have been convicted while the remaining detainees are under trial. The highest number of Pakistanis (1,228) had been detained in United Arab ...

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  • TISLAMABAD State Minister for Education Ghulam Farid Kathia on Wednesday faced great embarrassment during the Question Hour in the Senate, as the Senators made full fun of his confusion and unawareness about his Ministry. The Senators, especially those belonging to Balochistan, were first enraged ...

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