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‘You go, we stay’

As the aftershocks of factory collapse incident continue to be felt, the Lahore Development Authority in suspending two deputy directors and ordering an enquiry against them under the PEDA Act, has made

Paramedics threaten to suspend services

LAHORE – Members of the Punjab Paramedics Alliance (PPA) held a protest in front of the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday and threatened to stop working in the public hospitals from next month and take to the streets if the Punjab government did not issue a service structure notification for paramedics’ basic pay scales 1 to 16.
PPA President Malik Muneer Ahmed said the Punjab government catered only for the people who protested in front of the Punjab Assembly and added that perhaps

IHK traders suspend cross LoC trade for two weeks

SRINAGAR – Traders in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK) have suspended cross Line of Control (LoC) trade for the next two weeks due to unnecessary harassment by Indian Commercial Tax Department. Per details, over 30 traders involved in cross LoC trade said in a statement issued after a meeting in Poonch that they had decided to suspend their activities for two weeks to protest against the Commercial Tax Department.
The traders also took out a protest rally later.
They said according

Gaddafi regime demands UN suspend sanctions

NEW YORK – Moamer Gaddafi regime has demanded that the UN Security Council suspend sanctions taken against the Libyan leader over his crackdown on opposition protests. Only “a modicum” of force has been used against opposition demonstrators and the government was “taken aback” by the sanctions, Libyan Foreign Minister Mussa Kussa said in a letter sent to the UN Security Council on Friday. The regime called for the travel ban and assets freeze ordered against Kadhafi and his entourage

Railway track bombings in Sindh suspend train services for hours

KARACHI: A series of small bomb blasts on upcountry railway tracks in different places in Sindh disrupted train services from Karachi to other parts of the country on Friday morning.
Six low-intensity blasts in Karachi, Hyderabad, Nawabshah, Ghotki and Panu Aqil damaged the tracks and brought train services to a complete halt for many hours. The train services were restored on Friday evening after railway engineers finished repairs.
Pakistan Railways officials said that

PTA withdraws directive to suspend Blackberry service

ISLAMABAD – Some of the country’s cellular service providers on Monday suspended Blackberry services to some diplomats and officials of foreign missions, triggering a controversy that finally compelled the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to withdraw its directive over the issue passed around two weeks ago.
However, PTA official told Pakistan Today that no direction was passed on to telecom operators to suspend Blackberry services to foreign missions or diplomats. “PTA

SECP threatens to suspend 158 members in NCEL

KARACHI: A majority of the over 200 members of National Commodity Exchange Limited (NCEL) are faced with the suspension of their membership for not complying with the rules and regulations set by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Pakistan Today has reliably learnt.
According to well-placed sources, the apex regulator had early this year, set December 31 as a deadline for NCEL members to get a ‘brokerage license’ from the SECP and become active brokers at

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