|General Kayani visits Peshawar, inquires about Malala Yousufzai’s health|
10 October 2012
Peshawar: Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani on Wednesday visited Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Peshawar to inquire about the health of Malala Yousufzai.
The army chief was given briefing about the health condition of the young peace campaigner who was attacked by Taliban on Tuesday on her way home back from School in Mingora, Swat.
General Kayani met father of Malala Yousufzai and condemned terrorist attack on the girl.
The army chief said that human lives had no importance for the Taliban and they could stoop to any extent. He said that the cowardly attack on Malala Yousufzai was an indication of barbaric thought.
He vowed that the army would continue its war against terrorists.” We won’t bow down to terrorists,” he added.
Kayani added that the Taliban didn’t give importance to Hadiths.
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|Tripped units at Guddu fixed, power supply resumes|
25 May 2013
JACOBABAD: Fourteen tripped units of Guddu Thermal Power Plant and a technical glitch in Dera Murad Jamali grid station have been fixed on Saturday morning, Geo news reported
The power supply to affected parts of Sindh and Balochistan have also resumed following the removal of technical faults.
Earlier, KESCO sources said that power supply to Jafferabad and Nasirabad among various areas was halted as a technical fault had occurred in Dera Murad Jamali grid station.
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|PIA plane lands at Manchester airport, probe continues|
25 May 2013
LONDON: A Pakistan International Airline (PIA) passenger plane, which was forced to land at a London airport after two travelers threatened to ‘explode the plane’ during their argument, has now arrived at Manchester.
According to the sources, British police arrested two people on suspicion of endangerment of aircraft after diverting Manchester-bound PIA flight PK-709 to land at Stansted airport following a mid-air alert.
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|Deal with IMF now will be self-defeating: Sartaj|
25 May 2013
LAHORE : Pakistan’s new leadership expects first results of its planned steps to shore up its finances and ease a power crisis in two or three months and only then should decide whether and on what terms to seek an IMF bailout, a senior policy adviser said on Friday.
Most economists, lenders and rating agencies say that the nation’s finances have reached such a critical stage that a deal with the International Monetary Fund will be necessary and the sooner it comes the better.
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