Tag Archives: Masses

SHC CJ for provision of speedy justice to masses

KARACHI – Sindh High Court (SHC) Chief Justice Mushir Alam on Saturday urged the district and sessions judges of the province’s 24 judicial districts to ensure that speedy justice is provided to the masses in accordance with the National Judicial Policy (NJP).
Presiding over a meeting held at SHC, the chief justice said that the NJP – initiated by the chief justice of Pakistan – is aimed at providing access to a quick and easy judicial system to the people. The SHC chief justice

Centennial celebration of ‘Work for toiling masses’

LAHORE – Saleema Hashmi, Imtiaz Alam and Hameed Akhtar cut a birthday cake in commemoration of Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s hundredth birthday while speeches were delivered by Imtiaz Alam, IA Rehman and Hameed Akhtar at SAFMA on Monday.
In their speeches, the speakers said that the atmosphere in the country today is highly immoral. An aura of terrorism because of ideological issues develops only when people are insecure and their view points are different.
“This is opposite to what

Faiz Ahmed Faiz a poet of masses

DASKA – The 27th birth-anniversary of legendary Urdu poet, Faiz Ahmed Faiz was celebrated here on Sunday. Faiz was born on Febrery 13, 1911, in Qila Kader village in Sialkot. At an early age, he was sent to a mosque to learn religious studies from Maulvi Muhammad Ibrahim Mir.
After matriculation, he joined Murray College from where he passed his intermediate and graduation examinations. His prominent teachers were Professor Yousuf Saleem Chishti and Shams-ul-Ulema Syed Mir Hasan

Egypt-like situation if masses’ move for change stymied: Sattar

LAHORE – A movement like Tunisia and Egypt could emerge in Pakistan if traditional politicians belonging to the feudal system tried to obstruct the MQM’s call for a revolution, party senior leader Dr Farooq Sattar said on Saturday.
Flanked by former minister Babar Ghauri, Sindh IT minister Raza Haroon, MQM central coordination committee member Saif Yar Khan and other office bearers from Punjab, Sattar told reporters in a press conference arranged at the Lahore Press Club that

LESCO makes a new plan to befool masses

LAHORE – The Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) has adopted another technical way of fleecing customers by sending deflated bills for January, Pakistan Today has learnt. According to sources, LESCO sent inflated bills in December to increase its collections and in January sent bills with fewer readings so that it could charge more units in next month’s bills and earn good collections. A large number of customers have received bills amounting less than 50 units or less than Rs 150

Power, gas load shedding irks masses

PAKPATTAN – The residents of Pakpattan are facing hardship owing to 18-hour power and gas load shedding in the city and its adjoining areas.
The power and gas supply remains suspended for several hours without any prior notice from the authorities which has paralysed business activities in the city. Women are unable to cook food for their families in the houses because of gas supply suspension. The people have demanded the authorities take immediate notice of the situation and

PPP believes in serving the masses, says Babar

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) believes in serving the masses and not in acquiring power or amassing wealth, Federal minister for Law and parliamentary affairs Babar Awan said while talking to reporters after visiting PPP’s Malik Mushtaq Awan on Tuesday
People were sick of the Punjab government and were resorting to suicide, he alleged, adding that 1000 had already taken their lives. “I fear the day when Punjabis will start committing collective suicides because of the

Aamir fears masses may not like ‘Dhobi Ghat’

MUMBAI: Superstar Aamir Khan says his forthcoming film “Dhobi Ghat”, which is his wife Kiran Rao’s directorial debut, may not be liked by the masses. “I fear that masses may not like ‘Dhobi Ghat’ because it is a very fine and delicate film.
People who understand film, people who are sensitive – this film is for them. This is not a mainstream film,” said Aamir. “Dhobi Ghat” tells the tale of how people from different classes are drawn together in compelling relationships.