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PIA mulls blacklisting over 100 air hostesses after Toronto incident

PIA mulls blacklisting over 100 air hostesses after Toronto incident

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is considering blacklisting more than 100 air hostesses after one of their crew members slipped away in Canadian capital Toronto, a private news channel reported on Saturday. According

PCB mulls bringing Miandad as batting coach

LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is negotiating with former skipper Javed Miandad to accept the post of the national team’s batting coach. ODI skipper Shahid Afridi told reporters here after a meeting with PCB chief Ijaz Butt that the board was holding talks with Miandad.
“I have suggested having a batting coach with the team to work with the players and Miandad is one of the people the board is in touch with,” Afridi said. It must be noted that Miandad, a veteran of 124

Govt mulls affiliation of federal colleges with QAU

ISLAMABAD – Leader of the House in Senate, Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari on Saturday said that government was mulling to affiliate all federal colleges with Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) for awarding degrees.
While addressing an Annual Sports Prize Distribution Ceremony 2010-11 arranged by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE), he said that federal institutes would be affiliated with the QAU so that the students could get degrees from QAU instead of the

Govt mulls action against more PMS officers

LAHORE – As some Provincial Management Service (PMS) officers return to work from the ongoing strike, administrative secretaries have proposed the chief secretary take action against those PMS officers who have dug their heels in and refused to call off their strike, Pakistan Today has learnt. A majority of section officers belonging to PMS have been abstaining from work due to the ongoing strike. Sources in the Punjab government told Pakistan Today that the authorities were assessing

People’s Unity in tatters as one faction mulls quitting PPP

KARACHI – Differences among various factions of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)-backed People’s Unity of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Employees have reached a breaking point, with one of the factions mulling whether to quit the mother party altogether, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The People’s Unity is currently divided into two main factions: one is led by Kamran Chaudhry and the other by Syed Ahmer Ali alias Amir Shah. Chaudhry’s group is the one that led protests

Govt mulls importing LNG from March 2013

ISLAMABAD – The government has directed the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) to complete the tendering process for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) imports by June 30 this year so that the actual supplies could start from March 2013. An official source at the Ministry of Petroleum said the instructions had been given to the SSGC considering the fact that the consumption was growing at a rate of seven percent per annum. “If steps for timely imports are not taken, the energy crisis

‘N’ mulls strategy as deadline expires

LAHORE – As the timeline for the implementation of the PML-N’s 10-point agenda expires today (Thursday), party leaders have put their head together to devise a final strategy in the light of PPP’s response to the charter of demands.
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani is likely to meet or call PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif to seek additional time for implementing the reform agenda.
PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday held talks with senior party leaders, including Punjab Chief