Tag Archives: Presence

LHC asks WASA to explain arsenic’s presence in tubewells

LHC asks WASA to explain arsenic’s presence in tubewells

LAHORE – The Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice (CJ) Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Wednesday summoned Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) managing director for April 19 in a suo motu case and petitions against presence of arsenic in the city’s tubewells.
Former CJ Khawaja Muhammad Sharif had taken suo motu notice last year and Advocates Mateenul Haq and Muhammad Sohail Dar had filed writ petitions pointing out that citizens were suffering from hepatitis and other diseases after

Each moment has its own altering presence, says Moira Plair

KARACHI – “Each moment in our lives has its own altering presence. It defines our interactions, and who we change into and what we shall become. No matter how subtle the differences may be, they are always there. When the impressions left by these moments take form, they help create a self awareness never before witnessed. So to me, my work starts on a very personal note,” says Moira Plair.
However, this fact is not reflective in the work. As far as mediums are concerned, there

Kundi asks Gilani to ensure Babar’s presence in NA

ISLAMABAD – National Assembly Deputy Speaker Faisal Karim Kundi on Thursday asked Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to direct Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Babar Awan to remain present in the House during its sessions to ensure smooth legislative business.
As the prime minister reached the house on Thursday, the deputy speaker drew his attention toward the continued absence of the law minister. He added that his absence was affecting the legislative business. Owing to

Ali Zafar marks his presence in Bollywood

LAHORE – Ali Zafar has been nominated in the categories for best debut (male) and most promising newcomer (male) at the Filmfare Awards 2011 and Star Screen Awards 2011 respectively.
The ‘Tere Bin Laden’ star has been a tabloid sensation ever since signing Yash Raj film with Katrina Kaif and the Indian press finds an incredible chemistry between them (although our humble Ali Zafar failed to recognise Katrina in the first meeting).
Award or no award, this talented actor has

First lady makes her presence felt at PC Furniture Exhibition

LAHORE – Private-sector print and electronic media were barred from entering the Women Entrepreneur Furniture Exhibition at the Pearl Continental Hotel on Sunday, as First Lady Fauzia Gilani attended the exhibition’s last day at the hotel’s Shahi Khema Hall.
The general public and journalists criticised the extraordinary protocol given to the PM’s wife and termed it a disrespect. Journalists, already present in the hall, were forced to leave the spot until Fauzia was present in

US, Pakistan deny reports of US troops presence in Quetta

ISLAMABAD: The United States and Pakistan on Saturday denied news reports regarding the presence of US Office of the Defense Representative in Pakistan (ODRP) in Quetta.
“Recent news articles have reported the approval of a “presence” by the Office of the Defense Representative in Pakistan of forces at the Pakistan military’s 12 Corps Headquarters in Quetta.
This reporting is a misrepresentation,” a US embassy spokesman said in statement. “There is no permanent US presence