Tag: Fails

Jamali fails to persuade Shujaat to join MML

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and Muttahida Muslim League's (MML) Steering Committee Chairman Mir Zafarullah Jamali on Tuesday failed to convince Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain to join the four-party alliance.
Jamali called on Shujaat at his residence to thrash out differences on the issue of PML unification. "He tried to convince Shujaat that the alliance was in the greater interest of all Muslim Leagues," a source in the PML-Q told Pakistan

Cabinet Division fails to set up Courier Regulatory Authority

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Division is yet to materialise a proposal of setting up the Courier Regulatory Authority (CRA) as about a year ago the Ministry of Interior had expressed concerns over the dispatch of contrabands and anti-state material abroad.
According to an official source, the federal government had decided to constitute the CRA under the Ministry of Postal Services on the pattern of bodies like National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), Oil and Gas

‘Zardari’s father wanted petrol pump – PTDC fails to build tourism...

ISLAMABAD: Despite the passage of 27 years, the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) has been unable to construct a tourism village at the National Park in Rawalpindi as Hakim Ali Zardari, senior politician and father of President Asif Ali Zardari, wanted to establish a petrol pump on the land in question, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was informed on Thursday.
In a meeting of the special committee of PAC held under its convener Zahid Hamid, the members took note

Citizens remain ‘helpless’ as Rescue 1122 fails to receive calls

The Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122 is facing serious problems in its telecommunication system as its district control room is unable to receive citizens' calls, according to a press released issued here on Wednesday.
According to the press release, it had come to the notice of the Rescue 1122 management that 'help seekers' did not receive any response from the service on a significant number of calls. Upon investigation, it was found out that such calls were

S.Korea GP fails to draw big crowds

YEONGAM: After three years of work, a 275 million dollar investment and frantic last-minute building work, Formula One comes to South Korea this weekend on what is touted as Asia's best circuit.
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has predicted the world will watch a "great race", on a 5.6-kilometre (3.5-mile) track featuring a mix of corners, long straights and good overtaking opportunities.
But ticket sales have been slow and big business groups have shunned the opportunity to

Govt fails to explain omission of clauses from accountability bill

ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday failed to explain why it did not want to retain certain clauses of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Law 1999 that pertain to mutual assistance and international cooperation in dealing with corruption in the proposed National Accountability Bill 2010.
The National Assembly's Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs met Begum Nasim Akhtar Chaudhry in the chair to discuss the Accountability Bill 2010, which will