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Japan N-firm sees ‘cold shutdown’ in 6-9 months

TOKYO – The operator of Japan’s tsunami-hit nuclear plant said Sunday it aims to reduce radiation leaks within three months and to achieve a “cold shutdown” within six to nine months. Japan’s embattled Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) offered the timeline more than five weeks after a giant quake and tsunami knocked out cooling systems at its six-reactor Fukushima Daiichi atomic power station.
The damage sent atomic core temperatures soaring in partial fuel rod meltdowns, in

Afridi sees bright future for Pakistan

MOHALI – Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said the performance of his side’s younger players had been among the positives of a World Cup campaign that ended with a 29-run semi-final loss to India. And he said he hoped Wednesday’s match, watched by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani, would be the catalyst for more games on Indian soil. Pakistan have been unable to play matches at home since an armed attack on Sri Lanka’s team bus in Lahore

More gestures of nothingness? – Vizier of reconciliation finally sees 11 political target killers

KARACHI – Law enforcement agencies have arrested 11 of the most-wanted target killers, who are responsible for killing over 100 citizens, disclosed Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Monday at a joint press conference with Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Qaim Ali Shah at the CM House. The press conference was held after a meeting to deliberate the law and order situation in Sindh, particularly in Karachi. The top brass of the Sindh Police and Pakistan Rangers- Sindh as well as others

Altaf sees equality essential for idea of a ‘one nation’

KARACHI – The idea of ‘one nation’ cannot take root unless people belonging to all nationalities, ethnicities and cultures are treated equally, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain said while talking to a delegation of students from various universities of the Punjab at MQM headquarters Nine Zero.
Addressing the delegation, which is on an inter-provincial study tour of various cities of Sindh on the invitation of Provincial Youth Affairs Minister Faisal Sabzwari,

Qureshi sees no serious development during Gilani’s visit

ISLAMABAD – Former foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani had made a good decision by accepting the invitation of his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh.
“PM Gilani should visit India as this meeting between him and Manmohan would improve Indo-Pak relations. Though Indo-Pak composite dialogue comprising the 8-point agenda has been restored, it is crystal clear no serious issue would be discussed,” said Qureshi.