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Will PML-Q go the PPP way?

Will PML-Q go the PPP way?

ISLAMABAD – The MQM’s withdrawal from the coalition has put the PML-N in a catch 22 situation, while PML-Q’s role has become critical in the emerging political scenario. Although power-sharing parleys between the PPP and the PML-Q are on for the last many months, the two parties have so far failed to finalise the modalities of a formal deal.
A source in the PML-Q said the Chaudhrys were double minded over whether to join the PPP-led coalition government. He said party leaders and

Lahore Shalimar claw their way back

LAHORE: Lahore Shalimar were in control of the ninth round Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match against Hyderabad after Usman Salahuddin scored a century to lift the home team’s total to 355 here at the LCCA Ground on Monday.
Lahore finished its innings at 355 in 119 overs though they were struggling at 190 for six at one stage. They later reduced Hyderabad to 100 for four by the close of play. Usman resumed his innings on Monday to complete 134 runs and got 75 runs support from Saad

DCO clears way for Muharram processions

OKARA – Okara DCO Babar Shafi, on the directions of Commissioner Tariq Mehmood Khan, cleared the Moharram processions’ way of hand carts and illegal encroachments. DCO has directed to keep the markets and roads free of all such hand carts during Moharram processions.
The hand carts owners held a protest against this order and demanded Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to take action against it. The employees of Tehsil Municipal Administration, on Monday night, under the leadership of

Ministry and State Bank pave the way for Sindh Bank

The Ministry of Finance and the State Bank of Pakistan have in principle approved the establishment of Sindh Bank Limited (SBL), Pakistan Today learnt Wednesday.
However, the central bank would issue a formal license to the provincial government only when the latter fulfills the regulatory conditions required for the development of a bank.
The Sindh government, in a meeting of the Revenue Department held at the Sindh Chief Minister House under the chairmanship

It’s either Ferguson’s way or the highway

As the drama at Manchester United unfolded over the week, things seemed to be getting unstuck for the premier English football brand. Rumours in the media found authentication from a flabbergasted Alex Ferguson that Wayne Rooney wanted out. The ace striker too released a statement, stating United’s lack of ambition as the reason behind his failure to extend his contract.
Surely the differences were too big to be bridged, or they seemed to be, and a January

‘Jackass 3D’ laughs all the way to top of box office

The first ‘Jackass’ movie in 3D raked in $50 million to top North American cinema earnings for the weekend, industry figures showed.
The newest film from Johnny Knoxville is the first of the franchise in 3D, and beat the openings of the previous films ‘Jackass: The Movie’ and ‘Jackass Number Two’. The franchise began as a television show filled with gags aimed at young men.
Director Robert Schwentke’s action comedy ‘Red’ landed in second place with $22.5 million. The film

Pietersen denies saying his career was “on the way down”

England batsman Kevin Pietersen dismissed a newspaper report quoting him as saying he was “on the way down” as a cricketer, saying his words had been taken out of context.
“I was only talking about my age, nothing else,” Pietersen, 30, told Reuters on Friday before playing a game for the KwaZulu-Natal Dolphins.
Pietersen, who has not scored a test century since March 2009, had been quoted as saying on the website of Britain’s Daily Mirror (www.mirror.co.uk): “I have probably