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Never said I feel unsafe in India; says Shahrukh Khan

Renowned Indian filmstar Shah Rukh Khan has described a controversy centered around him as “nonsense” and said an article he wrote recently titled ‘Being a Khan’ was being misquoted.   “I implore you all that please read the article. Nowhere does it say that I feel unsafe in my country,” he said. “I wrote this article to […]

Election Commission issues code of conduct for general elections

The Election Commission has issued code of conduct for the general elections after consultation with all major political parties.   Under the new code of conduct‚ the political parties and candidates shall not propagate any opinion or act in any manner prejudicial to the ideology of Pakistan or the sovereignty‚ integrity and security of Pakistan‚ […]

Indian Home Secretary asks Rehman Malik to worry about his own people

India has responded strongly to Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik’s demand that the India provide security for actor Shahrukh Khan.   Home Secretary RK Singh has asked Rehman Malik to worry about the security of Pakistani citizens and said that India is fully capable of looking after its own. “We are capable of looking after […]

Kazakhstan plane crash, 21 on-board, deaths feared

At least 20 people are feared dead after a passenger plane crashed near Kazakhstan’s commercial capital, Almaty.   The plane had been en route from the city of Kokshetau in northern Kazakhstan to Almaty in the southeast of the country when it crashed near the village of Kyzyl Tu, Interfax news agency said.   BBC […]

PPP, allies to begin talks on caretaker setup: Info Minister Kaira

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira on Tuesday said the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) had completed internal consultations over the dissolution of assemblies and the installation of a caretaker setup and was scheduled to begin its talks with the allied parties.   Speaking at a ceremony in Islamabad, Kaira said the government […]

Shahzeb Khan’s murder case: Supreme Court orders arrest of those who helped Shahrukh flee

Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said those who aided prime suspect Shahrukh Jatoi in fleeing the country should be arrested immediately.   The apex court adjourned the hearing of the Shahzeb Khan’s murder suo moto case till February 04, 2013. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Chaudhry heard the murder case of 20-year-old Shahzeb […]

UAE police arrest Tauqir Sadiq in Dubai

Ex-chairman Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), Tauqir Sadiq, who is wanted in mega corruption scandal, has been arrested in Dubai, say media reports.   According to media reports, Sadiq has been taken under arrest in Dubai, UAE by special team of the CID headed by Rana Shahid. The team comprises two senior police officials and […]

Kamran Faisal had suicidal tendencies: reports

The deceased National Accountability Bureau investigation officer, Kamran Faisal, suffered from various mental illnesses including schizophrenia, delusions, manic-depressive psychosis, anxiety disorder, insomnia, amnesia, and suicidal depression, say media reports.   A private TV channel acquired medical reports including details of his psychopathy. Reports show Kamran had been under the treatment of a psychiatrist, Dr Azra. […]

ICC Ranking: Muhammad Hafeez and Saeed Ajmal shine on number one ODI spots

International Cricket Council’s (ICC) One-day Internationals (ODI) batting rankings still dominated by South Africa while Pakistan dominates the bowling rankings released by ICC.   Hashim Amla and A.B De Villiers of South Africa have been ranked number 1 and 2 respectively, while V.Kohli and M.S Dhoni from India were placed at number 3 and 4 […]

India should provide security to Shah Rukh Khan: Rehman Malik

Interior Minister Rehman Malik today waded into the controversy over Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan’s (SRK) remarks about the problems purportedly faced by Indian Muslims, saying the Indian government should provide the actor security.   “He (Shah Rukh) is born Indian and he would like to remain Indian, but I will request the government of […]

Election Commission not working up to the mark; says Imran Khan

Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has said that Election Commission is not working up to the mark right now and must ensure strict implementation of rules and regulations.   While addressing a press conference here today, Khan said that change can only come through free and fair elections. Regarding the constitution of an interim […]

NAB chief writes to President Zardari, says officers under pressure

Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Admiral (retd) Fasih Bokhari in a letter to President Asif Ali Zardari stated that NAB officers were under pressure from the Supreme Court has they were not being given enough time to investigate cases and to implement the court’s orders.   His letter that came to fore over a week […]

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