Tag Archives: Milestone

APC on Karachi to be a milestone, says adviser to CM

APC on Karachi to be a milestone, says adviser to CM

KARACHI – All parties should speed up their efforts for maintaining peace in Karachi and participate in the All Parties Conference (APC) called for the law and order situation, which would be a milestone in the path towards peace, Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Information Sharmila Farooqui said on Friday.
Talking to journalists in her office, she said the PPP does not want a conflict with any party and was very serious about maintaining the law and order in the province,

Hamid Karzai wins Russian backing on milestone visit

MOSCOW – Russian President Dmitry Medvedev accepted on Friday an invitation to visit Afghanistan during a milestone summit with Hamid Karzai that aimed to revive bilateral trade ties.
The embattled Afghan leader paid his first state visit to Russia amid political mayhem at home that saw a delay in the seating of a new parliament and renewed questions about his ability to lead the war-ravaged state.
But Karzai found warm support in Moscow during a visit that will also see him

Oil prices spike towards $100 milestone

LONDON – Oil is fast approaching $100 for the first time in two years, at the end of a momentous week which saw the market driven by the Brent contract’s looming expiry, supply-side worries and the US’s dwindling reserves.
Other major global commodity markets were also pushed higher by supply concerns. Coffee, maize, platinum, palladium and soya all forged multi-year peaks, while rubber stretched to a new record high.
London Brent oil surged to $99.20 a barrel late on

Milestone for Sachin but India close to defeat

CENTURION: The legend of Sachin Tendulkar continued to grow on Sunday as the Indian batting maestro hit his 50th Test century and shared a remarkable partnership with captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park.
It was almost certainly not enough to save his team from defeat, with India finishing the day on 454 for eight in their second innings, still 30 runs short of making South Africa bat again.
But it was an