Archive for September, 2011
ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Farooq Sattar told the US Consulate in Karachi that along with some workers of the MQM, former President Pervaiz Musharaf, some landlords, the ISI and other parties were involved in the May 12, 2007 incident in Karachi, WikiLeaks has disclosed.
ISLAMABAD: The cabinet committee on energy has proposed a 12 percent hike in the electricity tariff to generate Rs67 billion to tackle the monster of circular debt that has ballooned to Rs284.4 billion, choking the performance of the cash bleeding power sector and causing an estimated production loss of $4.4 billion per annum, official documents prepared for a briefing to the federal cabinet and exclusively available with The News have disclosed.
BERN: Director Swiss Bank said that Pakistan has 97 billion dollars in Swiss Banks and the messages being sent on the cell phones are without director Swiss Bank’s name.
LONDON: MQM Chief Altaf Hussain on Monday took his words back about Asfandyar Wali, saying he was regretful on hurting Asfandyar and ANP workers, Geo News reported.
Washington: American and international media reported that Obama Administration is preparing for another attack in Pakistan’s tribal areas to crush Haqqani network. USA considers that Haqqani network are involve in the unrest in Afghanistan and recently attacks in NATO headquarter in Kabul.
Obama Administration already said to Pakistan Army and ISI for Do More and a strict action in North Waziristan but Pakistan and Army not doing so.
GANGTOK, India: An earthquake rocked a vast swathe of northeastern India and Himalayan states, triggering power cuts and panic as at least 36 people died including in Tibet and at Britain’s embassy in Nepal.