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‘Meet Nanna’

‘Meet Nanna’

LAHORE: Renowned cartoonist, Anwar Ali’s exhibition went well attended at the Lahore Press Club and many eminent personalities were present at the opening ceremony.
‘Meet Nanna’ was the title of the exhibition, emphasising cartoons made by Anwar Ali with the central child character of Nanna, based upon his own son when he was a child. In fact Nanna’s na

EU’s Ashton offers to meet Iran on 5th

BRUSSELS: European Union foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton has proposed to meet Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator early next month to discuss Tehran’s nuclear programme, an EU diplomat said on Friday.
Following consultations with the six world powers involved in negotiating with Iran — the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany — the diplomat said Ashton would write to Iran’s chief negotiator, Saeed Jalili, proposing a meeting on December 5, probably in

PEPCO determined to meet industry’s power needs, says MD

LAHORE: The Managing Director of Pakistan Electric Power (PEPCO) Rasul Khan Mahsud has said that the industry is not suffering from load-shedding and their entire power requirements are being met by PEPCO.
He was talking to an eleven member delegation of Steel Melters Association led by Masood Gul, who called on him at the WAPDA house today.
Dilating on the present power situation in the country, the MD PEPCO expressed the need to realistically deal with the crisis and

PML-Q parliamentary party to meet tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) has summoned its joint parliamentary party meeting on Thursday at Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain’s residence to discuss prevalent political situation in the country.
Sources told Pakistan Today on Tuesday that party’s top brass particularly the Chaudhry brothers would take the party lawmakers into confidence over the PPP and PML-Q parleys as well as the party’s stance on a PML unification move.
They said a number of party MNAs

JCP to meet on 6th to discuss appointments

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has summoned the meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on November 6 to make it operational and initiate the process of filling vacancies in the country’s superior courts.
The meeting will also discuss the nominations for the slot of new Lahore High Court chief justice, as the incumbent Chief Justice Khwaja Muhammad Sharif is to retire on December 8. The petitions challenging the formation of

Kayani, Shahbaz meet, discuss security matters

ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Ashfaq Pervez Kayani on Saturday and discussed security-related issues.
An official, seeking anonymity, said that the Punjab CM apprised the COAS about the steps being taken in Punjab for improving the law and order situation and security measures taken at shrines in wake of the bombing at the shrine of Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj Shakar in Pakpattan.
Shahbaz also apprised Kayani about proposals

Struggle for survival as PML factions meet

‘F’, ‘Likeminded’, ‘Z’ and AML make alliance
KARACHI: Four factions of the Pakistan Muslim League (PML) on Friday decided to leave the idea of a merger for now and instead agreed to form an alliance under the banner of the Muttahida Muslim League (MML), with the status of every member remaining intact as a separate party.
The new alliance was formed at a meeting of senior leaders of four PML factions – the PML-Functional, the PML-Likeminded, PML-Z and the Awami Muslim League

China ‘shocked’ by Japan FM’s comments as two sides meet

BEIJING: China on Tuesday said it was shocked by the latest comments from Tokyo in a simmering row over a group of disputed islands, as the two sides held informal talks in a bid to ease tensions.
The latest volley in the war of words between Asia’s top two economies came after three days of sporadically violent anti-Japan protests in several Chinese cities — the largest such demonstrations since 2005. Japan and China are trying to rebuild ties that were badly strained after