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Tug of war for KP CM’s slot in full swing

Amidst hectic efforts for formation of government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf has been divided into two groups where one is struggling to convince party chief Imran Khan to name Pervez Khattak

PML-N defers quitting PAC slot

After getting air of Pakistan People’s Party-led government’s plan to retain the chairmanship of Public Accounts Committee in case of incumbent chairman Ch. Nisar Ali Khan’s resignation, the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz)

Race on for SNGPL MD’s slot

LAHORE – The rumours of change of the managing director of the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) have become strong and names of two senior officials are being considered for the lucrative slot, sources told Pakistan Today on Tuesday. The rumours got strong when MD Rashid Lone said that he will resign.
A couple of days ago, the Supreme Court, in its order, said, “As far as the question of continuation of contract of incumbent Abdur Rashid Lone is concerned, the counsel

Tour de Pak cyclists honoured as Sabir clinches top slot

LAHORE – The city district government at Abbottabad held a reception in honour of thecyclists participating in the 16th Tour De Pakistan International Cycle Race that concluded on Sunday evening.
The cyclists after covering a distance of 1660 kilometres reached Abbottabad in eleven stages. Mohammad Sabir Hussain of WAPDA was the overall leader and won the 16th edition of the race. Sabir completed the journey from Karachi to Abbottabad in 44 hours, 35 minutes and 45 seconds.

Mater Paints regain top slot

LAHORE – Master Paints’ relentless progress towards the final of the Bank Alfalah National Polo Championship for the Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup 2011 continued as they regained the top slot in the points table. Defending champions Colony Sugar were placed second at the close of the matches on Thursday. Master Paints hammered 14 goals in response to Army/Askari Bank’s 8. It was Gaston Moore who banged nine goals, some of them solo. His team-mates Hissam Ali Hyder and Sufi Muhammad Haris came

Bhatti’s kin to get govt slot

ISLAMABAD – The PPP will request the government to appoint a special assistant for minorities from amongst the family of the slain Minister for Minorities’ Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti as a token of admiration and also to demonstrate a commitment to pursuing the objectives of interfaith harmony held by Bhatti, President Asif Ali Zardari said on Tuesday. This commitment was made by the president during a meeting with Bhatti’s family members and was apparently, in contrast to his earlier

PML-Q govt never offered any slot to Qureshi: Faisal

ISLAMABAD – Parliamentary leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-i-Azam in the National Assembly Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat Friday rejected Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s claim that he had been offered a ministerial slot by the then PML-Q government. He said neither Rao Sikandar Iqbal nor Shaukat Aziz had made any offer to the former foreign minister. He was speaking in the National Assembly on a point of order. “I came to know Qureshi’s contention through media reports.
In order to set

Ch Zaheer will resign from opposition leader’s slot for PPP

LAHORE – Punjab Assembly Opposition Leader Chaudhary Zaheer-ud-Din has announced that whenever Pakistan People’s party (PPP) will join opposition benches, he will resign from the post following the Pervaiz Elahi’s precedent. While talking to the journalists on Monday outside Punjab Assembly building, Chaudhary Zaheer-ud-Din said that lotacracy was a menace and added that the party had prepared references against the lotas of the party as they had not responded to the show -cause

Lobbying for crucial foreign secretary slot

ISLAMABAD – Intense lobbying is underway in the Foreign Office for the top slot of the foreign secretary, with two senior diplomats using their connections with the higher authorities to clinch the coveted post, while incumbent Salman Bashir is trying hard to retain the post.
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani had already decided to reshuffle the Foreign Ministry, including the change of hands at the foreign secretary’s office. In the wake of the decision, various names are being

Lawyers, politicians striving for LBA’s presidential slot

LAHORE – As five days are left to elect Lahore Bar Association’s (LBA) new office-bearers, lawyers’ community and political parties are making all out efforts to secure victory for their respective candidates for the presidential slot. For LBA’s elections, Pakistan People’s party is clear about its candidate to support while Pakistan Muslim league (N) is still confuse and not in position to make any clear decision for the support of a single presidential candidate. Pakistan

SAMC REPORT – ‘Pakistan bags top slot in journalist killing’

LAHORE – Pakistan was the most dangerous country in the world for journalists in 2010, said South Asia Media Commission (SAMC) General Secretary Najam Sethi, while presenting a report on attack on the press in South Asia.
Sethi presented his report, South Asia Media Monitor 2010, at a conference organised by SAMC and Media Commission Pakistan. Other high profile speakers including I A Rehman, Arif Nizami and Khalid Ahmad expressed their views on this report. Sethi said,