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Vote of confidence – SHC wants answers with or without Gilani

Vote of confidence – SHC wants answers with or without Gilani

KARACHI – The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday issued notices to the deputy attorney general and other respondents in a constitutional plea seeking a fresh vote of confidence from the National Assembly for Prime Minister (PM) Yousuf Raza Gilani.
Petitioner Rasheed Akhund, an advocate of the Supreme Court who had also moved the court against President Asif Ali Zardari holding dual offices, appeared before a division bench headed by Chief Justice Mushir Alam and submitted

PM should take nation in confidence on Davis issue, says Qureshi

LAHORE – Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani must take the public in confidence on releasing Raymond Davis, former foreign minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Friday. Addressing reporters at the Lahore Press Club, Qureshi said that the unrest among masses would soar if the government would not provided complete information to them about the issue.
Stressing on his demand, he said masses were disappointed as they were considering Raymond Davis’ release an attack on

NZ brimming with confidence: McCullum

MUMBAI – New Zealand are brimming with new-found confidence after three wins on the trot took them into the quarter-finals of the World Cup, says opener Brendon McCullum.
New Zealand hammered Canada by 97 runs at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday to become the second team from Group A to sail into the last eight. “We are slowly starting to play how we want to play and we move into the next game knowing that we have played well over the last couple of games,” McCullum said.

MTS ‘rumours’ hit KSE to restore investors’ confidence

KARACHI – The rumors are hovering over volatile Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) that the government is all set to make the long-awaited Margin Trading System (MTS) operational by the next week at the country’s largest bourse. “The Margin Trading System to be operational from March 7,” sources disclosed and said that the Federal Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh would be formally launching the leveraged product on coming Monday during his maiden visit to Karachi bourse.

Review system sapping umpire confidence: Hair

SYDNEY – Cricket’s decision referral system is sapping the confidence of match officials and should be scrapped, according to former Australian test umpire Darrell Hair. The system, where decisions can be referred to an official who reviews the television pictures before passing his verdict on to the umpires, is making its World Cup debut in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
The controversial Hair, once described by former Pakistan captain Imran Khan as an “umpiring

PPP Women Wing meeting reposes confidence in President Zardari

KARACHI – The PPP Women Wing Karachi Division held a meeting on Tuesday to repose confidence in the leadership of President Asif Ali Zardari, who is also the co-chairman of the PPP, and Faryal Talpur, president of the PPP Women’s Wing Pakistan. The meeting was held at the People’s Secretariat and chaired by PPP Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Sharmila Farooqui.
It was attended by all PPP women wing information secretaries of Karachi’s 18 towns.
The meeting

Series victory boosted confidence: Hafeez

LAHORE – Pakistan’s ODI series victory against New Zealand has boosted their confidence ahead of the ICC World Cup 2011, batsman Mohammad Hafeez has said. The World Cup will be held from February 19 to April 2 in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
“We will give the World Cup our best shot. Going into the World Cup after a series win in New Zealand means that our confidence is high ahead of the World Cup,” PakPassion quoted Hafeez, as saying. “There’s nothing bigger in one day

Balochistan Assembly parliamentary groups express confidence in Raisani

QUETTA – All parliamentary groups in the Balochistan Assembly (BA) have expressed their complete confidence in the leadership of Chief Minister Aslam Raisani. A meeting of eight parliamentary groups was held at the CM Secretariat on Saturday with Raisani in the chair.
The participants expressed confidence in the performance of the provincial government and reiterated their resolve to continue the struggle for the development of the province and resolution of its problems. The

Berlusconi says he will survive vote of confidence

ROME: Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi took aim on Saturday at what he called a campaign of lies and slander against him, and said he would survive Tuesday’s vote of confidence in parliament.
“For several months Italian public life has been paralysed by an irresponsible political crisis,” Berlusconi said in a message to his supporters who plan demonstrations in his favour in several Italian cities on Saturday.
“This crisis stems from lies and slander directed at the

Govt policies are shattering people’s confidence: Pervaiz

LAHORE: Flawed policies of the federal government are shattering the confidence of the masses and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has failed to show a commitment in resolving the problems of the nation, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Pervaiz Malik said on Monday in a press release.
He said that the federal government was playing havoc with the country and was busy in hurting the business community and the common man. Pervaiz said