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Haj joint secretary’s remand extended

Haj joint secretary’s remand extended

ISLAMABAD: A local court on Monday extended for three days the physical remand of joint secretary, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Raja Aftab-ul-Islam, who is under trial for his alleged involvement in the Haj scam. Raja Aftab was arrested by FIA when he appeared in the Supreme Court on December 9.
Senior Civil Judge Kamran Basharat Mufti, while extending the remand, ordered the FIA to submit all details of the case on December 16, the next date of hearing. An FIA official told

Parliament’s joint session on 18th

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari has requisitioned the joint session of parliament on December 18, 2010. Prime Minister of China Wen Jiabao will address the joint session.
The Chinese prime minister will arrive in Pakistan on December 17 for a three-day visit. The country’s top political and military leadership, as well as foreign diplomats are likely to attend the joint session.
During the visit, Prime Minister Wen will also meet President Zardari and Prime Minister

Rishi welcomes joint production with Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Veteran Indian film actor Rishi Kapoor, who is planning to revive the RK Banner, has said that he welcomes the idea of joint film production with Pakistan.
“We welcome joint productions with Pakistan and work in healthy conditions, provided we have a good script and a good story to tell. Pakistan has some great talent and great people,” said Rishi while speaking at the HT Leadership Summit.
He was accompanied by his actor son Ranbir. Rishi worked with Pakistani

Joint meeting set to expose Chaudhrys’ strength today

ISLAMABAD: The joint parliamentary party meeting of the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) scheduled for today will reveal the true number of parliamentarians loyal to the Chaudhrys, while there are no chances of a consensus being reached on Pakistan People’s Party-PML-Q power-sharing as well as the PML unification drive.
In today’s crucial party meeting, the PML-Q is poised to chalk-out its future political course of action. However, the party parliamentarians’ get-together

BHP and Rio scrap giant iron ore joint venture

MELBOURNE: The end was swift but not unexpected. BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto ditched plans to form the world’s biggest iron ore joint venture, in a victory for steel makers and a move that could prompt both miners to step up rival campaigns of expansion.
The deal, mired in disputes from the beginning, is the second failed attempt in three years by BHP CEO Marius Kloppers to buy into Rio’s superior iron ore assets and strengthens the hand of steel mills, which had feared the pair