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Mirza puts PPP, MQM into conflict yet again

Mirza puts PPP, MQM into conflict yet again

KARACHI – The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) are at loggerheads once again – courtesy Sindh Home Minister Zulfiqar Mirza. The home minister on Sunday finally accepted the People’s Amn Committee of Lyari as one of the PPP’s sub-organisation, sparking a retort from MQM leaders that they wanted to leave the Sindh government. The situation has prompted President Asif Ali Zardari and Interior Minister Rehman Malik to take notice of Mirza’s statement, but

KPT investigation and the PPP-MQM conflict

KARACHI – The local intelligence agencies are investigating entire administrative hierarchy of the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) and some local and international salvaging companies for an alleged corruption in a multimillion project.
Referring to unconfirmed reports, the sources, however, claimed the probe was a part of an underlying political tussle between the traditional political rivals, PPP and MQM which, many of the analysts believe, have from the very outset been engaged in a

Conference on conflict resolution by FACES

LAHORE: The five-day youth conference, organized by Formation Awareness and Community Empowerment Society (FACES), aims to target students of college and university ages, to bridge cultural and religious differences among communities, and nations.
The students were from Afghanistan, Peshawar and Lahore institutes. Indian students had been invited but did not get visas so they could not be present for the conference.
Though the session consisted of experience sharing among

Hide collection a chronic conflict in Karachi

KARACHI: A mucky mixture of blood and water fills the streets and the smell of raw meat permeates the air. People, including children, delightfully gather to witness the scenes which are enough to give long-lasting nightmares to a person. And if you are lucky, someone won’t dump offal outside your home.
Yes the occasion was Eidul Azha and it was celebrated in a typical fashion this year. But buying sacrificial animals at the prices at which you can buy a car and then spending the

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