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Abdullah opposes executing Guru

Indian-occupied Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has opposed the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru’s death sentence. Guru was found guilty for carrying out the attack on the Indian parliament. Addressing a press

MQM opposes removal of DDOs

KARACHI – Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday strongly opposed removal of three Deputy District Officers (DDO), three days before completion of house count.
According to a private TV, the MQM expressed its reservations regarding the issue, saying the action seems to be taken for getting favorite results of the house count.
The party stressed to restore the removed DDIOs to obtain authentic results.

Ministry of Textile opposes reduction in duties

LAHORE – The Ministry of Textile has proposed rationalisation of textile chain and opposed a decline in all tariffs to 10 percent, Pakistan Today has learnt. The Ministry believed that anomalies in the textile and clothing tariff structure exist, which point to the fact that government must understand the importance of greater tariff protection.
Documents reveal that the government will aim to bring all tariffs down to a maximum rate of 10 percent.
Contrarily, even

Saifullah opposes PML-Q boycott of presidential address

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Muslim League (PML) Likeminded, the breakaway faction of the PML-Quaid (PML-Q), has opposed the PML-Q’s decision to boycott the presidential address to the joint session of parliament.
PML Likeminded President Senator Salim Saifullah called the PML-Q’s decision “inappropriate”. “If the opposition parties are really sincere in steering the country out of crises, they should develop mutual understanding and it will be their unity that can force the government

India opposes no-fly zone, use of force in Libya

NEW DELHI – India is opposed to a no-fly zone or the use of force in Libya, and other major developing nations have “reservations”, a top Indian foreign ministry official said in remarks published on Friday. “As of now we are not in favour of a no-fly zone. We are opposed to use of force,” foreign secretary Nirupama Rao told The Hindu newspaper. “Among BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries, questions have been raised and reservations expressed,” she said. India is a temporary

NA body on culture opposes devolution

ISLAMABAD – With the passage of time not only the legislators individually but also the parliamentary committees are questioning the sagacity behind the devolution of certain ministries to the provinces. It was the education ministry as well as the national assembly standing committee concerned that opposed its devolution to the provinces and wrote to Implementation Commission chairman Raza Rabbani in this regard.
The National Assembly body on culture strongly opposed the

ICC opposes Butt’s TV role

LAHORE – The ICC has objected to Salman Butt being employed as a pundit during the Cricket World Cup. Butt is set to work for Pakistan’s Channel 5 during the competition. ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat was quoted by BBC: “We are not satisfied with this appointment. The [ICC] board expressed disappointment at the decision.”
The board has written to Michael Beloff QC, chair of the tribunal that banned Butt, to ask whether the player could be breaching the terms of his sentence.