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China says Dalai playing ‘tricks’ with resignation

BEIJING – China said on Thursday that the Dalai Lama was playing “tricks” on the world, after the Buddhist monk announced plans to step down as political head of the exiled Tibetan government.
“He has often talked about retirement in the past few years. I think these are his tricks to deceive the international community,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu told reporters. “The government-in-exile is an illegal political organisation and no country in the world recognises

PPP asks EPTB chairman to withdraw resignation

LAHORE – The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) top brass has shown willingness to address Evacuee Property Trust Board (EPTB) Chairman Syed Asif Hashmi’s reservations, as the Presidency and the Prime Minister’s Secretariat contacted the irked party stalwart and asked him to withdraw his resignation, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The PPP leadership took serious notice of the issue and in order to retain the loyalty of an old stalwart, contacted Hashmi and assured him of addressing his

PIA crisis ends with MD’s resignation

KARACHI: The ongoing impasse between the PIA administration and employees finally came to an end after four days of violent protests, with the national flag carrier’s Managing Director (MD) Aijaz Haroon’s resignation on Friday.
With the announcement that the MD had resigned, there were scenes of jubilation at the Karachi airport as PIA employees, who were brutally baton-charged and beaten up by the law enforcement agencies earlier in the day, celebrated their success. The Defence

Re-employed officers resignation an ‘eye-wash’

LAHORE – Resignation of seven officers which were “re-employed” by the Punjab government is a mere “eye-wash”, as scores of such officers are still working in various government departments across Punjab, Pakistan Today has learnt. Seven important officials considered “dear” to the Punjab government resigned on Wednesday before hearing of the case at the Supreme Court on Thursday, as Punjab government spokesman Senator Pervaiz Rashid termed the resignations “in pursuance of the court

British PM tested over media chief’s resignation

LONDON – British Prime Minister David Cameron began looking for a new media chief on Saturday to replace Andy Coulson after he quit over a tabloid phone-hacking row, in a test for the nine-month-old government.
“So far, our worst day in government,” a senior Cameron aide told The Guardian newspaper after Coulson quit Friday, bowing to pressure over what he knew about hacking at the News of the World (NOTW) when he was its editor.
The dramatic development also renewed

Gabol meets Gilani, says he hasn’t withdrawn his resignation yet

ISLAMABAD – Former minister of state for ports and shipping Nabeel Gabol on Friday stuck to his position and did not withdraw his resignation despite Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani asking him to reconsider the decision.
“I have not withdrawn my resignation … a follow-up meeting with the prime minister will take place on Saturday (today),” Gabol told Pakistan Today after meeting the prime minister on Friday. Asked about media reports that said he had withdrawn his resignation,

PTI seeks govt resignation

LAHORE – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has emphasized that current government should resign as it has lost its writ every where in the country and it is only because of the corrupt policies of these corrupt politicians who instead of winning the hearts of the masses by implementing pro people policies, established different cartels and mafias to insure their rule, propounded in a meeting held here at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Punjab Secretariat saturday.
Dr Shahid Siddique,