|Supreme Court seeks record of Malik Riaz’s press conference|
13 June 2012
Islamabad: The Supreme Court of Pakistan’s judges have directed the registrar office to provide record of Malik Riaz’s , the real estate tycoon, press conference against the country’s apex judiciary, a private news television reported.
The report said that the decision was made during an hour-long meeting of the apex court judges held at the chamber of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.
Malik Riaz while addressing press conference on Tuesday accused Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry of holding secret meetings in the darkness of nights with him in the presence of Arsalan Iftikhar.
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23 May 2013
ISLAMABAD: China and Pakistan should make the cooperation on power generation a priority, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said, as Pakistan seeks to end an energy crisis that triggers power cuts of up to 20 hours a day, bringing the economy to a near standstill.
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|Massive power outages irk people|
23 May 2013
LAHORE: The unscheduled loadshedding of electricity coupled with a very hot weather made lives of the people very miserable across the country.
The power outages continued for more 20 hours a day.
The business centers gave a deserted look and especially those traders, whose business linked with electricity, literally went jobless.
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|MQM suspends its three members|
23 May 2013
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has suspended the party membership of Coordination Committee members Shakeel Umar and Saleem Tajik for indefinite period.
According to the statement issued by the MQM’s coordination committee, the party’s membership of Karachi Tanzeemi Committee (KTC) member Farooq Saleem has also been suspended.
The statement also issued instructions to the MQM workers not to maintain any direct or indirect contact with any of the suspended members.
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