Tag: Offered

Funeral prayer of Lt Col Tauqir offered

Funeral prayer of Lt Col Tauqir who embraced martyrdom on Monday night in a helicopter crash landing at Tarbela was held at Chaklala garrison...

Djokovic says was offered $200,000 to throw a match in 2007

  World number one Novak Djokovic said a member of his staff was approached about fixing a match early in his career, and he questioned...

Peshawar martyrs’ funeral in absentia offered

Funeral prayers in absentia of Peshawar school martyrs were offered on Wednesday in Sindh Assembly premises. It was attended by Provincial Minister Dr Sikandar...

Rihanna offered 1m pounds to strip for Playboy

Rihanna is considering an offer to strip for Playboy magazine for more than 1 million pounds. The publication’s founder Hugh Hefner feels the Bajan...

Sachin offered political role

India's prime minister has put forward batting superstar Sachin Tendulkar for membership of the upper house of parliament, reports said on Thursday. Prime Minister...

Julia Roberts offers to baby-sit for Brangelina

Julia Roberts has offered to baby-sit for newly engaged couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie as a wedding present. The actress has starred alongside...

Child sacrificed, liver offered to gods: Indian police

A seven-year-old Indian girl was murdered in a tribal sacrifice and her liver offered to the gods to improve crop growth, police in the...

‘I was offered millions to fix’

Former English wicketkeeper Paul Nixon has claimed that he was offered 'millions of pounds' to fix a Twenty20 match in England. The 41-year-old, however,...

Youth’s funeral offered in front of IG Office

Dozens of relatives of a 17-year-old youth, who was killed by unidentified men in the Islampura Police Station precincts on Sunday, offered his funeral...

Chaotic Nepal parliament offered another year

Nepal’s government proposed Thursday a second one-year extension in the life of the current parliament that was elected in 2008 to draft a new...

Lohan offered Tate role in Manson film

The director of an upcoming Charles Manson biopic has confirmed Lindsay Lohan has been offered the role of Sharon Tate. The actress is in negotiations to play the pregnant pin-up, who was killed by Manson and his followers, according to Tyler Shields.
Tate was married to filmmaker Roman Polanski at the time of her death in 1969. Shields is confident Lohan will sign on for the controversial role. She said, "We've worked together many, many times. She asked me about 'Eyes of a

PCS officers offered an olive branch

LAHORE - The Punjab government has finally offered an olive branch to the disgruntled provincial service officers, after they protested for their demands in front of the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday, sources told Pakistan Today.
A large number of provincial service officers under the banner of PCS Officers' Association gathered on the Mall Road and protested for their demands. Officers of all grades participated in the protest. They were holding banners and placards inscribed with

Fazl offered US to mediate with Taliban: WikiLeaks

LAHORE - JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman during his visit to New Delhi in 2007 made an indirect overture to the US embassy, offering his services as a mediator between the Bush Administration and the Taliban, reported The Hindu. On May 3, 2007, Assistant Political Counsellor Atul Keshap reported (cable 106645: secret) his meeting with Jamiat-i-Ulema-i-Hind leader Mahmood Madani and Pandit NK Sharma, an astrologer-adviser to PV Narasimha Rao, who claims close ties to the Gandhi

PML-Q govt never offered any slot to Qureshi: Faisal

ISLAMABAD - Parliamentary leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-i-Azam in the National Assembly Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat Friday rejected Shah Mahmood Qureshi's claim that he had been offered a ministerial slot by the then PML-Q government. He said neither Rao Sikandar Iqbal nor Shaukat Aziz had made any offer to the former foreign minister. He was speaking in the National Assembly on a point of order. "I came to know Qureshi's contention through media reports.
In order to set

Embattled Yemen president offered ‘smooth exit’

SANAA - Yemen's opposition and clerics have offered President Ali Abdullah Saleh a smooth exit from power this year, but protesters staged a new demonstration Thursday to demand his immediate ouster. The proposal calls for a "peaceful transition of power" from Saleh, insists anti-regime demonstrations that broke out over two weeks ago will go on, and demands a probe be launched into a deadly crackdown on the protests.
"We've agreed on a settlement proposal including a roadmap for

LiLo, Paris offered $500K for boxing match

Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton have been offered 500,000 dollars each by Hollywood Boxing Federation promoter to take part in a boxing match. Federation promoter, Damon Feldman, has singled out Hilton and Lohan as his next two celeb boxing contenders.
Feldman has said he will donate the proceeds to anti-drug and alcohol campaigns and would give them the huge fees for them to give to charity if the reformed party girls - who both have convictions for driving under the influence -

Five state-owned entities to be offered to China for investment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will open up five mega state owned industrial entities for Chinese investment either as equity or joint venture partners at the Pak China Business Cooperation Summit on December 18.
According to official sources, the government has decided to offer the Heavy Mechanical Complex, Heavy Electrical Complex, Pakistan Machine Tool Factory, Pakistan Engineering Company and Tools, Dies and Moulds Centres Karachi and Gujranwala to Chinese state owned and private sector