KSE reaches highest-ever peak of 15,622.30ptsZafar AhmadKARACHI: Karachi Share Market continued to depict bullish trend recording a further gain of 81.95 points, pushing the 100-price index to 15622.30 points.The Thursday’s index was the highest-ever recorded by the Share Market as the index on Wednesday was 15540.35 points.The Share Market had been going steadily as it…

Pakistan: Pro-Musharraf activists face arrest for fatal protests Islamabad, 17 April (AKI – By Syed Saleem Shahzad) – The Sindh provincial government led by parties opposed to President Pervez Musharraf has approved the arrest of activists allegedly involved in recent fatal protests.Activists linked to the pro-Musharraf Muttahida Qaumi Movement or MQM are expected to be…

Pakistan VIEW: Restoration vs independence —Chaudhry Fawad HussainGreater political receptivity is required than is currently on offer to avert any political crisis while we go about restoring the honour of the judiciary and ensuring its independenceThe new federal cabinet in its first meeting held on 31 March, 2008, had decided to form a committee to…

On Cutting The Largest Earmark, Or, McCain = War$, War$, And More War$by: fake consultantWed Apr 16, 2008 at 18:07:34 PM CDT( – promoted by mooncat)It’s time, Gentle Reader, that we address some of the disconnected thinking coming from the Republican side of the Presidential campaign…particularly the idea that we’re facing the “transcendent challenge of…

MQM’s power-sharing talks with PPP fail: Suddle’s appointment as IG opposedBy Azfar-ul-AshfaqueKARACHI, April 13: Blaming Pakistan People’s Party for what it called lack of seriousness in talks, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement announced on Sunday that it would sit in the opposition in the National Assembly and the Sindh assembly.“We tried our best to make the…

Shaheed or Halak ? – Ghazi Abdul RashidBy Teeth Maestro on Jul 12, 2007 in Islam, Musharraf, Pakistan, Politics Ever since the afternoon of the faithful day when in between the intense fighting at the Lal Masjid, the Pakistan Army victoriously announced the death of the head militant of Lal Masjid Maulana Ghazi Abdul Rashid.…

MURREE: Following is the text of the six-point summit declaration regarding the formation of the government finalized between the Pakistan People’s Party and the Pakistan Muslim League (N) at Murree on Sunday.PML (N) leader Mian Nawaz Sahrif and co-chairman PPP Asif Ali Zardari signed this declaration in Bhurban on Sunday. Text:1-Allied parties, the Pakistan People’s…

Text of the Charter of DemocracyLONDON, May 15: The following is the text of the Charter of Democracy signed by former prime ministers Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif here on Sunday:We the elected leaders of Pakistan have deliberated on the political crisis in our beloved homeland, the threats to its survival, the erosion of the…

Media and the lawyersAfter the shameful incident in which hot-headed young lawyers criminally roughed up Dr Sher Afgan Niazi in Lahore on Tuesday, a lot of stock-taking of the lawyers’ movement is needed. The media covered the sad deed honestly and objectively and allowed the viewing public to make up its mind about what happened…

NATIONAL RECONCILIATION AND THE SUPERIOR JUDICIARYKARACHI, APRIL 9, 2004In his speech after receiving unanimous vote of confidence in the National Assembly, Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani proposed creation of a ‘Truth and Reconciliation Commission’ to promote national unity. The purpose of any such commission can only be served if its scope is large enough, and…