Tag Archives: Want

Want some locomotives?

India has offered to sell locomotives to Pakistan at a competitive price. The offer was made during the seventh round of commerce secretary-level talks between the two countries. According to sources Pakistan

Youth want a piece of society too

Youth representatives from various groups and non-governmental organisations have demanded that youngsters be allotted a viable space in the society to play an effective role in the development of the country. The

US prosecutors want to show Jackson’s last days

LOS ANGELES – Prosecutors in the trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor want to show footage of the “King of Pop” rehearsing shortly before his death in order to show he had no intention of ending his life.
With less than three weeks to go before the opening of the trial of Conrad Murray, the physician accused of manslaughter in Jackson’s 2009 death, the defense is fighting against the presentation of the footage.
On Tuesday the prosecution requested permission to exhibit video

‘We’re Census staff… okay no, we’re from the MQM… and we want your CNIC’

KARACHI – A midst all the confusion surrounding the census process (are they counting houses now or people? Who’s counting what? Where?), the only constant over the past few weeks has been the fact that Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) cadres have been going to houses in the city, pretending to be Census officials. They have now added another demand to their pitch: they want copies of people’s Computerised National Identity Cards (CNIC). “Please give us copies of the CNIC of everyone in

Majority of French want to drop nuclear energy

PARIS – A majority of French people want to get rid of nuclear power, a poll on Wednesday showed, underscoring the impact of the Fukushima disaster on public opinion around the world. The poll conducted by OpinionWay found that 57 percent of respondents were generally in favour of dropping nuclear energy, with 20 percent strongly in favour of the idea.
Only 27 percent were prepared to accept a corresponding rise in electricity tariffs, however, compared to 72 percent against,

Lawyers want grim Jackson autopsy photos excluded from trial

LOS ANGELES – Gruesome photos of Michael Jackson’s autopsy should not be shown to the jury in the involuntary manslaughter trial of the pop singer’s doctor, defense attorneys argued in court papers released on Thursday.
Showing the pictures of the “Thriller” singer’s autopsy risk jeopardizing the trial in May of Dr. Conrad Murray, they said. Murray is charged with inadvertently causing Jackson’s June 2009 death by giving him the powerful anesthetic propofol as a sleep aid, as