Taimur Rahman, a political activist and member of Pakistani rock band Laal, has said that the band’s Facebook page is now accessible to internet users in Pakistan. Rahman wrote in a tweet:…
With the view to make its search results pages more engaging, Google has come up with a new design. Now if you search about anything on Google, you will find a new…
A delegation of Sindhi nationalists, led by Syed Jalal Muhammad Shah, called on Awami National Party (ANP) Sindh President Shahi Syed at the Mardan House on Wednesday to discuss the current political…
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s government is heading towards another disaster on the legal front as Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Maulvi Anwar-ul-Haq has disagreed with a summary sent by the prime…
Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani has admitted that there are problems on issues between the two countries adding that Pak-US agreement on everything is not necessary Talking to the…
The ruling Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and its coalition partners are not on the same page vis-à-vis the government’s Balochistan policy, as the partners decry inaction and lack of commitment by their…
Whatever Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah described about progress and achievements in the provincial education sector during the government’s three-year tenure on Thursday, was in stark contrast to the picture…
ISLAMABAD – There is a visible difference in the country’s policy on drone attacks and the political and military leadership of the country is on the same page on the matter, Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination and chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security Mian Raza Rabbani said on Tuesday. He was briefing reporters after an in-camera meeting of the parliamentary committee. “The matter of drone attacks is a sensitive issue and there is a visible difference in
ANKARA/ISLAMABAD – President Asif Ali Zardari told Turkish daily Today’s Zaman on Tuesday that Pakistan had a clear strategy on how to tackle terrorism and that dialogue was the only way to normalise relations with India, as Prime Minister (PM) Yousaf Raza Gilani showered praise on his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh on Tuesday, calling him a sensible person “who really wants Pakistan and India to resolve their contentious issues” and stated that two countries could not afford
BUENOS AIRES – Following tens of millions of other social media fans worldwide, Barcelona midfield star Lionel Messi set up a Facebook page on Wednesday.
In contrast to his electronic peers, however, within just a few hours his page had attracted more than six million followers. Such popularity warranted a speedy response from the Argentina international.
“Welcome to everyone and thanks for all the messages you have been sending me. Now we shall be closer with Facebook,”
WASHINGTON – Facebook on Tuesday launched a media resource page to help journalists use the social network as a reporting tool and better connect with their audience.
The “Journalists on Facebook” page is intended to be “an ongoing resource for the growing number of reporters using Facebook to find sources, interact with readers, and advance stories,” Justin Osofsky, Facebook’s director of media partnerships, said in a blog post.
“The page will provide journalists with best
LAHORE – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif had told US senators in a meeting that he wanted to help the government eradicate the menace of terrorism, but some members of his party did not share the same views, India’s The Hindu newspaper said in a report, based on cables released by WikiLeaks, on Wednesday.
The report said that Bryan Hunt, principal officer at the US Consulate, in a cable sent on December 3, 2008 (181158: confidential), detailed a
RAWALPINDI – Punjab Governor Latif Khosa has said that the federation and Punjab did not have any difference of opinion in the Raymond Davis case. Talking to reporters during his visit to Fatima Jinnah Women University, Khosa said he had good working relationship with the Punjab government. He said that the issuance of arrest warrant of Pervez Musharraf and the Raymond Davis case were sub judice matters and it would be better to wait for court decision.
KARACHI – After a long time, the ANP on Thursday supported the MQM for demanding reduction in petroleum prices recently announced by the Oil and Gas Regularity Authority (OGRA). In a statement issued from the Bacha Khan Markaz, ANP Sindh President Shahi Syed stated that the demand for the reduction in prices of petroleum products is right to avoid further burdening the public. “Every time government is advised to adopt alternate sources rather than increasing the prices of petroleum
LAHORE – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif apparently have a different stance on their future political strategy, with the PML-N chief aspiring to continue politics of reconciliation in the larger national interest and Shahbaz proposing the exact opposite.
In a meeting with a delegation of the Pakistan Business Council on Friday, Shahbaz exploded unprovoked when Nawaz talked about continuing politics of
LOS ANGELES – Google co-founder Larry Page is to regain full-control of the internet phenomenon he created as a student in 1996, after Eric Schmidt announced he is to step down as chief executive more than a decade after he was brought in to provide “adult supervision”.
The shock management shake-up, which will see Page become chief executive on April 4, came as the company reported a better-than-expected 29pc increase in full-year pre-tax profits to $10.8bn. Schmidt, who was
ISLAMABAD: WikiLeaks revealed two different approaches in Pakistan suspecting each other over resumption of talks with India with President Asif Ali Zardari believing that it took a lot to change the mindset in the military establishment and Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Kayani thinking that the president was an obstacle in the way to start back channel diplomacy.
One cable written by former US ambassador Anne W Patterson after a meeting between US national security Adviser