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Akram hits out at PCB over Haider issue

Akram hits out at PCB over Haider issue

LAHORE: Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has lashed out at the Pakistan Cricket Board for its handling of the Zulqarnain Haider issue.
“It’s the inability of the board that has left the players insecure and vulnerable. I feel that the PCB is not capable of handling Pakistan cricket. It has failed to strike a bond of trust with the players which has left players insecure and vulnerable. There is a lack of direction and leadership in the PCB and the controversies have been a

Military to raise India UNSC seat issue with Petreaus

ISLAMABAD: The military leadership, perturbed over the US’s endorsement of India’s bid for a permanent seat at the UN Security Council, will raise this issue with General David Petreaus, commander of American and allied forces in Afghanistan, arriving in Pakistan on Thursday.
The government has already conveyed its annoyance over the US move to Washington through diplomatic channels but the country’s military brass will also take up this issue with the US military authorities

Iran says nuclear fuel swap talk an ‘independent’ issue

TEHRAN: Iran reiterated on Tuesday that the nuclear fuel swap issue was separate from its overall atomic programme for which the six world powers and Tehran are expected to hold talks later this month.
“We have said from the beginning that these two issues are independent from one another,” Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast told AFP. “The issue of fuel swap is an independent issue and the issue of dialogue with 5+1 is another independent issue.
If the

APML to issue ‘charge sheet’ against PML-N next week

LAHORE: Political scenario has turned more volatile during the last two weeks as All Pakistan Muslim League, founded by former president Pervez Musharraf, intends to issue 40-page charge-sheet against PML-N next week, spotlighting Nawaz Sharif’s 10-year exile agreement, details of his assets in London and alleged misdemeanors
Politicians seem exited to see the charge sheet against PML-N in retaliation to the one issued by PML-N against Musharraf on October 11, 2010. Experts term

Circular debt issue to be ‘signally resolved’ in 9 months: Hina

ISLAMABAD: Terming the Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) the ‘root-cause’ of the country’s circular debt issues, Minister of State for Finance and Economic Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar said on Tuesday that the government is bringing reforms in the organisation that will most likely signally resolve the problem within six to nine months.
She made these comments in response to a Call Attention notice on the rapid increase in poverty in the country moved by the Pakistan Muslim

ITP to issue tickets to pedestrians

A summary of amendments requesting an allowance for issuing tickets to pedestrians who use roads instead of the bridges built to cross over was sent by the Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) to the government.
“We have asked for an authorization from the law ministry to issue Rs100 ticket citizens who use road instead of a pedestrian bridge,” a senior ITP official asking not to be named told Pakistan Today. The pedestrian bridges constructed by the Capital Development Authority

Balochistan minister stages walkout over Kalabagh Dam issue

Izmarak Khan says Punjab Assembly’s resolution on Kalabagh Dam aimed dividing nation
The Awami National Party’s parliamentary leader in Balochistan Assembly and provincial minister, Izmarak Khan, on Friday protested against the Punjab Assembly’s passage of a resolution in favour of the Kalabagh Dam, staging a walk out from the House when the chair did not allow him to speak on the subject.
Speaking on a point of order earlier, the ANP leader thanked the prime