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Canadian authorities summon Tahirul Qadri for violating oath

Firebrand cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, who led a massive protest against the government in Islamabad, has been summoned by Canadian authorities to explain a violation of the oath he had taken while seeking asylum there, under which he had stated that he was not allowed to enter Pakistan.   The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said that […]

Prime Minister Ashraf welcomes declaration of opposition parties

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has welcomed the declaration of the opposition parties at a conference held in Lahore on Wednesday regarding upholding of constitution and holding of free and fair elections in the country.   The heads of opposition parties including Pakistan Muslim League-N Chief Nawaz Sharif, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) Chief Fazlur Rehman, Jamat-e-Islami […]

PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif rejects Tahirul Qadri’s demands

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has rejected demands put forth by Dr Tahirul Qadri, chief of Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran (TMQ), terming them unconstitutional.   A consultative meeting of the PML-N was held at Raiwand on Tuesday with the party chief, Nawaz Sharif in the chair. The meeting discussed the situation after the long march and the […]

Govt allows Tahirul Qadri’s march to stage sit-in at D-Chowk

In a bid to avoid a possible smackdown, the government has surrendered to Tehrik Minhaj-ul-Quran leader Allama Tahir-ul-Qadri’s demand of allowing his long marchers to stage a sit-in at D-Chowk.   On the face of it a showdown was in the making as the chanting protesters responded by pushing aside barricades made of shipping containers […]

Petition filed in Supreme Court against Tahirul Qadri’s long march

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court asking it to stop Minhajul Quran Interntaional (MQI) chief Tahirul Qadri’s million-man march scheduled for January 14.   The petitioner, Advocate Asad Mahmood, maintained that if Qadri has any reservations regarding the current democratic system, then he should take up constitutional methods to protest against it. He […]

Taliban denies attacking Tahirul Qadri’s long march

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has denied that the outfit had threatened to attack the long march announced for January 14 by Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran chief Dr Tahirul Qadri.   Earlier, Interior Minister Abdul Rehman Malik had said that Taliban militants have threatened to attack a rally seeking electoral reforms.   He announced, “TTP has threatened to attack the […]

Ontario Elite Series: Michelle Li outplays Stephanie Pakenham in Women’s Singles semi-final clash

Michelle Li, an experienced player from Canada, showed her brilliance on court and stormed into Women’s Singles final after showing exit to Stephanie Pakenham in semi-final battle at 2013 Yonex Ontario Elite Series in Toronto, on Saturday, January 5. The incredible Michelle, who is seeded at the top in the main draw of the championship, […]

Yonex Ontario Elite Series: Maximilian Koreny outplays Joseph Rogers in Men’s Singles quarter-final

Canada’s experienced player Maximilian Koreny showed a great performance on court and stormed into Men’s Singles semi-final after giving a shocking treatment to his higher ranked compatriot Joseph Rogers in quarter-final clash at 2012 Yonex Ontario Elite Series on Friday, January 4, in Toronto. The in-form Maximilian, who is un-seeded player in Men’s Singles main […]

What Tahirul Qadri really wants from Pakistan?

Speculations regarding the postponement of elections became rife after Tahirul Qadri announced a long march on Islamabad at the head of four million people, seeking electoral reforms to stop corrupt elements from contesting elections.   His abrupt appearance and the demand of changes are certainly very confusing. He is hardly the ideal of virtue and […]

Tahirul Qadri ready to become caretaker Prime Minister if nation forces him

The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran, Dr Tahirul Qadri, is not a candidate for the general election but will accept the challenge of becoming the caretaker prime minister in the nation force him to do so.   Addressing a marathon press conference in Model Town, he tried to dispel certain apprehensions about his movement. “My agenda […]

Palestine vote: United Nations recognize state of Palestine

The United Nations voted overwhelmingly to recognize a Palestinian state, a long-sought victory for the Palestinians and an embarrassing diplomatic defeat for the United States. The resolution upgrading the Palestinians  status to a nonmember observer state at the UN was approved by a vote of 138-9, with 41 abstentions, in the 193-member world body.   […]

Government has nothing to do with ban on motorbikes: Khursheed Shah

In what appeared to be an expected move, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Khursheed Ahmed Shah dissociated the government from Rehman Malik’s decision to ban riding motorbikes and cellular services in Quetta and Karachi.   The latest development showed supporters of Interior Minister Rehman Malik are dwindling day by day. The religious minister made it […]


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