Pakistanis celebrate Eid with religious fervour

The first day of Eidul Fitr is being celebrated across Pakistan with religious fervour on Wednesday.

Millions of Muslims offered Eid prayers in mosques and open places.

. . . → Read More: Pakistanis celebrate Eid with religious fervour

MQM’s Letter To Tony Blair: “ISI Must Be Disbanded”

LONDON: A copy of the letter written by MQM’s chief Mr. Altaf Hussain to then Prime Minister of United Kingdom Mr. Tony Blair. MQM’s chief offers counter-terrorism support to United Kingdom.

. . . → Read More: MQM’s Letter To Tony Blair: “ISI Must Be Disbanded”

Filth Behind Hotel Room Doors

Who knows what’s happening in a hotel room, behind a closed door? The Dominique Strauss-Kahn debacle has hotel managements everywhere pruning their housekeeping policies. The threat of well-connected, important guests abusing their relative power and taking advantage of hotel staff has been highlighted like never before.

. . . → Read More: Filth Behind Hotel Room Doors

Pakistan, Karachi: PM Vs CJ

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani cautioned the apex court on Monday to remain within its constitutional bounds lest it provokes a clash between the three tiers of government.

“The powers of all institutions are described clearly in the constitution,” said the prime minister, while addressing the Supreme Court Bar Association at the auditorium . . . → Read More: Pakistan, Karachi: PM Vs CJ

Karachi Zoo Yet Another Victim Of Incompetence

The death of three lion cubs at the Karachi Zoo, and the disappearance of a fourth, highlights the dearth of professionals trained in the care of animals, and an apparent indifference on the part of senior officials charged with overseeing the upkeep of the country’s zoological gardens.

. . . → Read More: Karachi Zoo Yet Another Victim Of Incompetence

3G & 4G Reaching Pakistan Soon

Satellite provider NewSat has signed a 10-year contract worth $134 million with Pakistani telecommunication company, 3A Technology, to provide it with satellite capacity following a similar $105 million deal earlier this month.

. . . → Read More: 3G & 4G Reaching Pakistan Soon

Pakistan Eid Blockbusters

Two major Pakistani and Urdu feature films; Love mein Ghum and Bhai Log are slated to release this Eid-ul-Fitr, the success or failure of which will define the future of Pakistani Cinema called Lollywood.

Reema Khan’s second directorial film Love Mein Ghum, sponsored by LUX , is a romantic love story which also has some good artist line-up and new cast . . . → Read More: Pakistan Eid Blockbusters

Pampers Baby Olympics: Babies’ day out

LAHORE: Over 1,000 children participated in the third round of Baby Olympics held in Lahore over the weekend. The three-day event, featuring crawling races, running games, push ball and much more was held at the Mall of Lahore. Starting on Friday, August 26, Baby Olympics was organised by the diaper brand Pampers.

First launched in . . . → Read More: Pampers Baby Olympics: Babies’ day out

The Pakistan Scene

Some years ago  a patriotic Parsi Pakistani was kidnapped from Quetta. He was a businessman, a taxpayer, former MPA and very well connected. The ransom demanded was Rupees One Billion. He was never recovered and died in captivity. Some months ago his wife  was kidnapped and in spite of a heavy ransom having been . . . → Read More: The Pakistan Scene

Attack on Quetta Express leaves 3 dead, 19 injured

QUETTA: At least three people were killed and 19 others injured when a group of armed men opened fire and lobbed rockets on a passenger train near Mach Town, some 60 kilometers southeast of Quetta on Sunday.

Qaim Ali, the assistant commissioner of Mach, told reporters that the Peshawar-bound Quetta Express had just crossed . . . → Read More: Attack on Quetta Express leaves 3 dead, 19 injured