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Govt comes up with fresh excuse

As the deadline given by the Supreme Court (SC) to the government for the appointment of a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman and prosecutor general is set to expire tomorrow (Thursday), the

Ufone comes through for PTCL

An end to Technical Service Fee (TSF) payments to Etisalat post FY12, the freezing of salaries in the upcoming budget and mergers and acquisitions in the industry, particularly in the case of

Govt comes up with yet another energy plan

ISLAMABAD – The government on Thursday unveiled its energy conservation plan for the year 2011, which it claimed would save between 1,000MW to 1,100MW in six months until September, as power shortfall increased to 3,135MW from 2,965MW.
Minister for Water and Power Naveed Qamar informed the National Assembly that the government had finalised an energy conservation plan to combat the power shortage during the next six months. Qamar said that a two-pronged policy had been devised

French woman defies burqa ban as law comes into force

AVIGNON – A young woman left the southern French city of Avignon for Paris Monday wearing a niqab to defy a ban on full-face veils in public places on the first day it came into force.
“I had been invited to take part in a television programme which I am going for and I find that today is April 11, the first day of the application of the ban,” Kenza Drider, 32, told reporters before boarding a train for Paris.
“This law infringes my European rights, I cannot but defend them