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Low gas pressure rules at CNG stations

Low gas pressure rules at CNG stations

LAHORE – Gas pressure to CNG stations remained low on Saturday while many stations were closed owing to gas shortage causing a lot of inconvenience to people amid the All Pakistan CNG Association’s appeal to Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani to consult all stakeholders for tackling the gas crisis.
All CNG stations at the Johar Town, College Road, Peco Road and the Allama Iqbal Town were either closed or could not sell CNG to people owing to gas shortage. Citizens complained

Reese rules out superhero films

Actress Reese Witherspoon has ruled out ever starring in a superhero movie because futuristic films have no roles suitable for women of her age. The Hollywood star admits the movie industry has changed drastically in the last few years and become more sci-fi orientated – but she has no intention of trying her hand at that genre. She tells, “The movies that are being made feel different.
There are a lot of really big movies about robots and things – and there’s not a part for a

Bon Jovi rules out more acting

Jon Bon Jovi doubts he will ever act again because he doesn’t find big screen stardom “appealing” any more. The Bon Jovi rocker has appeared in numerous movies including ‘Moonlight’, ‘Valentino’ and ‘Pay It Forward’, as well as high profile TV appearances in ‘Sex and the City’ and ‘Ally McBeal’.
Bon Jovi hasn’t acted since 2006, and admits he has no plans to go back to it as he is so busy with his music and various charity projects. He tells Larry King, “I loved it. It adds a

JCP rules challenged in SC

LAHORE: Renowned jurist AK Dogar advocate has moved a constitutional petition in the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry challenging the Judicial Commission of Pakistan Rules 2010.
The petitioner contended that the rules violated the policy of merit, by providing for “arbitrary nominations” by the chief justice to posts of judges of the high court, federal high court and Supreme Court.
The petitioner contended that Rule 3, which allows for “nominations” by the chief justice from

Swiss divided over tougher rules for foreigners

GENEVA: Switzerland was divided Sunday over a far-right push to automatically expel foreign residents convicted of certain crimes, with partial results in a referendum indicating a close race.
More than an hour after polls closed at mid-day, research institute gfs.bern said it was unable to forecast the likely result of the vote, while adding that it was clear that another referendum on whether the country should introduce a minimum tax rate across the board was set to be

LDA openly flouting tender rules

LAHORE: Under the nose of a Punjab government losing no moment to champion good governance, the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) is flouting the rules and regulations for floating tenders of development projects worth million of rupees, Pakistan Today has learnt.
A senior LDA official revealed to Pakistan Today that the glaring violations in floating of tenders could be gauged with the fact that LDA had hired around 40 private firms through pre-qualification processes without

PM rules out army in Karachi, surgical operation on the cards

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Wednesday ruled out calling in the army to control the spiralling violence in Karachi, while reports poured in that the government was considering a potential surgical operation in the country’s bleeding financial capital.
TV channels quoted sources in the Sindh Home Department as saying that the government could launch a focused surgical operation in the city to restore order, but a final decision on the issue would be

PIA official flouts rules to promote employee

KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) finance director has promoted his ‘favourite employee’ after giving him a waiver of four years, flouting the rule that an employee must serve for seven years before being promoted to the next grade.
Thus, Finance Director Secretariat Assistant Mohammad Shareef he has been promoted from pay group III to pay group IV after a four-year waiver. Before this promotion, he was a record assistant at the Finance Director Secretariat and

Problematic PCB: New rules written after ICC warning

LAHORE: Pakistan’s cricket board said Monday it had drawn up a new players’ code of conduct outlining stricter rules on corruption following sharp criticism from the sport’s governing body.
Pakistani cricket has been rocked by allegations of spot-fixing during the national team’s recent tour of England. The team’s tour of Australia in March was also marred by disciplinary problems and match-fixing allegations.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) last Wednesday told the