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MQM may have its way on LG system issue too

MQM may have its way on LG system issue too

KARACHI – The PPP hinted on Wednesday that it might accept the MQM’s local government (LG) system formula in Karachi and Hyderabad. “Our allies have interest in two districts – Karachi and Hyderabad – and we cannot afford to lose the remaining 21 districts of Sindh,” said PPP leader and Sindh Local Government Minister Agha Siraj Durrani, while talking to journalists after attending the Sindh Assembly session.
He said that both parties have agreed to resume talks on the

LG unleashes its cricket World Cup campaign

LAHORE – LG Electronics, Global Digital Leader and one of the major sponsors of cricket World Cup, today, unleashed its marketing and promotional campaign titled ‘LG LAO World Cup JAO’ for cricket World Cup 2011. Details of the World Cup campaign were announced at a press conference held at LG Care and Delight Centre in Karachi.
The campaign aims to bring excitement among the cricket lovers by offering exotic instant prizes on purchase of any LG product during the eight week

LG teams up with artist foundation

LAHORE – LG Electronics is making a statement in Smartphone design with collaboration with the Keith Haring Foundation. The partnership will see artwork from the legendary American pop artist featured on LG’s Optimus Black, which at just six milimetres (at its thinnest point) and 109 grams, emerging the world’s slimmest and lightest Android-powered Smartphone.
“Keith Haring inspired the art world with his energetic, colorful images which are recognised by millions of people

Modified LG system to create balance of power

KARACHI – The Sindh government is likely to have municipal and metropolitan corporations-like institutions in order to create a balance of power between nazims and the provincial authorities. The MQM, a coalition partner of the Pakistan People’s Party-led Sindh government, has agreed with this proposal, which was presented by the ruling party in a recent meeting, sources told Pakistan Today.
Under the local government system introduced by the PML-Q government in 2002, there were

LG launches new Android smartphone

LAHORE – LG Electronics has recently announced launch of new Android smartphone, LG Optimus Black, at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Providing users with a dramatically brighter 4-inch NOVA display in the world’s slimmest 9.2 mm mobile device, LG Optimus Black creates a one-of-a-kind user experience.
Available for the first time in the mobile market, LG Optimus Black’s NOVA display is designed to be the brightest, clearest and most readable

LG unveils vision for growth in home appliances

KARACHI – LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its vision and aggressive plans for its home appliance business at the recent consumer electronics show in Las Vegas. LG will target double-digit growth in 2011 and push for sales of $20 billion in 2014 to position the company as the top global home appliance manufacturer.
LG plans to maintain its leading position in its core business sectors such as washing machines and refrigerators, while building a foundation for growth in new business

PPP to hold LG polls divisional meetings from 19th

LAHORE – The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Punjab chapter would hold divisional meetings from January 19 for preparation of the upcoming local government (LG) elections. According to the PPP Punjab chapter Office, the meetings were planned under the party reorganisation programme and would be held at the PPP Provisional Headquarter Office to review party preparations for the LG polls and restructuring of various party chapters if required.
The second phase of the divisional

LG opens mobile care service center

LAHORE – LG Electronics, (LG), a global leader and technology innovator in mobile communications recently organised an entertaining and interactive activity for its trade partners and official GSM dealers at its LG Mobile Care and Delight service center in Karachi.
The core objective of this activity was to improve dealer’s confidence on LG GSM products and most importantly receive feedback from dealers for rapid resolution. The activity was aimed to boost up secondary sales

LG launches dual-core smart phone

Lahore – LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled the LG Optimus 2X, the world’s first smart phone with a dual-core processor.
Along with more powerful multimedia features, the LG Optimus 2X’s high-performance Tegra 2 processor makes for a faster, smoother web browsing and applications and lets users multitask with virtually no screen lag.
“Dual-core technology is the next leap forward in mobile technology so this is no small achievement to be the first to offer a smart phone

‘Lahore royals’ will face people’s wrath in LG elections, says Awan

LAHORE: The self-proclaimed “Royals of Lahore” would face the people’s wrath in the upcoming local government (LG) elections for making anti-masses decisions, Federal Law Minister Senator Dr Babar Awan said on Sunday.
He made these remarks while addressing Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) workers at Muslim Town. Party leaders and workers were present in large numbers on the occasion and chanted slogans in the party’s favour. Awan said that he had failed to understand why the

LG Optimus One sales touch one million units

LAHORE: LG Electronics (LG) recently announced that worldwide sales of its Optimus One smartphone have hit one million units just 40 days after the phone’s initial launch. Now available in the Middle East after the global roll-out last month, the Optimus One is the fastest selling mobile handset in the company’s history.
Powered by the Android 2.2 “Froyo” OS and optimised for google mobile services, the LG Optimus One has been a big hit with first-time smart phone buyers looking

PPP to start public campaign for LG polls: Faiza Malik

LAHORE: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) would soon start a public campaign for preparing for the local government (LG) elections and strengthening the party in the city, PPP Lahore Women Wing President Faiza Malik said on Saturday in a press release.
She said that the federal government would complete its constitutional tenure, as it had assumed power with the support of the masses instead of any state institution.
The PPP leader said that consistency in democracy was

Zardari tells PPP ministers in Sindh to prepare for LG polls

KARACHI: President Asif Ali Zardari has asked his party ministers in Sindh to start preparing for the local government elections slated to be held within six months, Fauzia Wahab told the media after the president’s meeting with the party’s provincial ministers at the Bilawal House on Monday.
The president was briefed on the performance and problems of the Sindh government’s Home, Finance, Irrigation, Education and Excise departments. Giving the details of the meeting, Wahab said

LG polls next year: PM

Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has announced to hold of local government (LG) elections next year, but said a final date would be announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan.
Addressing a gathering of the party’s parliamentary leaders at the Governor’s House on Saturday, Gilani said proposals from all the provinces would also be collected in this regard. The prime minister said the PPP government respected all institutions and had no intention to challenge the

LG Optimus 7 opens a new window to content sharing

LAHORE: LG Electronics recently announced the global launch of its first Windows Phone 7 devices, LG Optimus 7 and LG Optimus 7Q.
Building on Microsoft’s new operating system that offers people the ability to do more in fewer steps, the LG Optimus 7 series introduces a new era for smartphones and offers consumers a whole new experience of mobile life.
A direct result of LG and Microsoft’s close work together in the smartphone market, the LG Optimus 7 series offers the glance