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Influential involved in gas theft: Shahbaz

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday said that electricity and gas theft was a menace in which some ‘influential’ were involved. Shahbaz said these anti-social elements were robbing the nation of

ANP workers not involved in Karachi killings: Asfand

ISLAMABAD – Awami National Party (ANP) President Asfandyar Wali Khan on Sunday said no worker of his party was involved in the ongoing targeted killings in Karachi and all allegations in over the issue were baseless.
Talking to journalists at the launching ceremony of membership drive of his party, Asfand said no worker of the ANP was involved in the series of target killings and if found guilty, he should be hanged. He said only one person belonging to the ANP had been arrested

‘US not directly involved in blood money deal’

LAHORE – Akram, the elder brother of Fahim, who was killed along with his friend by a CIA contractor Raymond Davis in Lahore, said they were under no pressure to strike the blood money deal, adding that the US was not directly involved in the deal.
Talking to a private TV channel, Akram said government officials had told them about the pros and cons of continuing with the case and “we took the decision of accepting the money for the sake of Pakistan”.
He declined to answer a

SC rejects appeals of 10 men involved on Musharraf attack

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the appeals of 10 men sentenced to death in an attack on former president Pervez Musharraf.
During the hearing, the appellants’ counsel Colonel Ikram said that he was not heard at any forum, a private TV reported.
Moreover, during the proceeding, Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry said certain public representatives were openly disrespecting the courts’ rulings.
However, the judiciary would continue to make

‘MQM, PPP are involved in target killings’

SIALKOT – Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Amir Syed Munawar Hassan has said that both Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) are directly involved in the uncontrolled assassinations of innocent people in Karachi. While talking to the journalists, he said the government had miserably failed in controlling the target killings thus it should tender apology to the nation. He said that federal government, Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and Punjab government played

Singh says govt not involved in vote-buying

NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said no government members were involved in vote-buying to win a confidence vote in 2008 and doubted the veracity of the claims, defying resignation calls over the issue.
The scandal over cash for votes is unlikely to immediately endanger Singh’s government, but it increases the pressure on Singh already battling allegations of graft in cases ranging from grant of telecom licenses to apartments for war widows.

Hospital staff involved in medicine theft

LAHORE – A high level committee, constituted on the instruction of Secretary Health Punjab Fawad Hassan Fawad for investigating the incident stolen medicines from the private pharmacy of Services Hospital has submitted its report. Fawad disclosed that as per the inquiry report, connivance of staff in medicines’ theft has been proved and stern action was being taken against those involved in this matter.