Tag Archives: Response

LHC seeks official response in two weeks in Ibadur Rehman’s case

LAHORE – Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday asked the govt to file their replies within two weeks regarding arrest of driver who crushed to death Ibadur Rehman.
The counsel pleading the case submitted that three months had been passed, but apparently nothing had been done to arrest the driver and impound the vehicle under which Ibadur Rehman was crushed to death.
LHC Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry ordered the federal interior and foreign secretaries, Punjab home

GCU Career Fair gets a positive response

LAHORE – The Career Fair 2011 at the Government College University (GCU), Lahore received an incredible response from university graduates and final year students who turned up by the hundreds on Tuesday to explore employment opportunities in reputed international and national organisations and seek information about foreign scholarships. Some twenty two noted organisations such as Pakistan International Airlines, Worldwide Fund for Nature Pakistan, Allied Bank, United Bank Limited,

Park and Ride Plaza shop auction gets lukewarm response

LAHORE – The controversy-ridden Park and Ride Plaza suffered a huge financial setback when its auction of shops received a lukewarm response from the public
on Wednesday. An LDA official told Pakistan Today that the ongoing trial in the Lahore High Court against the construction of the plaza on a piece of land allocated to a park had thrown a spanner in the works of the plaza. He said out of 26 ground floor shops put on open auction, only 11 could be sold and the auction of the

Musharraf’s arrest – NO response from UK yet, ATC told

RAWALPINDI – British authorities have not yet given any response to former president Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf’s arrest warrants that the Pakistani High Commission handed over to the British government, the FIA said on Saturday.
FIA prosecutors Chaudhry Azhar and Chaudhry Zulfiqar said this while appearing in Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) hearing the Benazir Bhutto murder case. During the in-camera hearing at Adiyala Jail, ATC Special Judge Rana Nisar Ahmed took serious notice of

Plastic exhibition draws strong response

KARACHI – The International Plastic and Packaging Industry Exhibition – PLASTI and PACK Pakistan 2011 and the International Food and Technology Exhibition incorporating Pharmaceutical Technology and Food Chemicals (IFTECH) Pakistan 2011- has received overwhelming response from leading international and local companies. The major international participation is from Germany, Malaysia, Thailand, Austria, Switzerland and UAE.
The exhibitions are being held for the eighth time in

Seminar urges strong, united response to extremism

ISLAMABAD – To root out terrorism and extremism and to bring peace and prosperity in the country, every individual in the society must strictly oppose extremism in strong words, the speakers said at seminar in the federal capital on Friday.
They said every person was equally responsible to make efforts for eradication of terrorism. If the society failed to fulfil the obligation, extremists would impose their agenda with the use of forces on people, they warned at a discussion

Cricket ki Jeet gets huge response

LAHORE – Zong’s Cricket Ki Jeet – a promotional campaign for cricket enthusiasts – has received an overwhelming response on its launch, even in the initial stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. Zong Marketing Head Salman Wassay said sports in general and cricket especially was very close to everyone’s heart and Zong focused on offering a special activity timed with one of the largest sporting events for Pakistan.
Zong’s special cricket transmission on a TV channel asks 10

Greek police clash with anti-austerity protesters

ATHENS – Greek police clashed with protesters on Wednesday as around 100,000 workers, pensioners and students marched to parliament in protest at austerity policies aimed at helping Greece cope with a huge debt crisis. Riot police fired scores of rounds of teargas and flash bombs at protesters hurling petrol bombs, choking the main Syndagma square with smoke and sending crowds of striking protesters running for cover.
Public and private sector employees’ 24-hour strike grounded

Pakistani kinnow draws huge response in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM – Pakistani kinnow has drawn enormous response during the 2nd Annual Pakistani Kinnow Exhibition, which was held in Amsterdam on the other day. The exhibition was jointly organised by the Commercial Wing of the Embassy of Pakistan and Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company (PHDEC), which was aimed at promoting Pakistani citrus in the Netherlands.
It was mainly a B2B event, which attracted more than 400 visitors, including buyers, traders and consumers. In

Cabinet dissolution draws mixed response from politicians

LAHORE – Politicians belonging to various political parties gave a mixed response over President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani’s decision to dissolve the federal cabinet. President Zardari’s Punjab Coordinator Naveed Chaudhry welcomed the decision saying that it was a positive move.
He predicted that the decision would increase the party’s efficiency and said that the change would be brought according to the 18th Constitutional Amendment. The PPP

Nawaz, Shahbaz take up Centre’s response

LAHORE – The Sharifs met at Raiwind on Friday to take up their concerns over the non-responsive attitude of the federal government in reply to a letter the Punjab government wrote seeking details on Raymond Davis.
The letter had also sought the Centre’s influence over the US embassy to allow the custody of the car and driver of the US Consulate Lahore that ran over a motorcyclist in the Lahore incident. The Sharif Brothers also discussed the PPP’s 19-point agenda. They also

ZONG’s M9 receives staggering response

LAHORE – ZONG has received an astounding response to their brand new package “M9”. The service gives its subscribers flexibility to design their own package. M9 is offering a wide range of plans, allowing its user to pick one of them.
Tariffs, as low as 0.90 paisa/minute, are being offered. Be it a voice savvy user, a text fanatic or someone with combination usage, each M9 plan offers unique benefits to its subscribers. These benefits are refreshed every month along with free