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ANP President says Kalabagh Dam will not be allowed

Asfandyar Wali Khan

Speaking about the construction of the Kalabagh Dam, Awami Nastional Party’s president, Asfandyar Wali Khan said that the dam will not be allowed to be build and any attempts to do so will be resisted by the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This statement came in response to the one made by Chaudhry Pervez Elahi (PML-Q) […]

Twenty seven hydropower projects to produce 21,281 MW electricity

The government is working on construction of twenty-seven hydropower projects‚ which will produce 21‚281 megawatts cheap electricity.   Official sources said completion of these projects will not only overcome energy crisis but also bring down power tariff.   The Water and Power Development Authority has prepared a master plan to construct new hydropower projects in […]

PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif lashes out at military

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif lashed out at the military, blaming the current situation of the country on the generals.   While addressing a ceremony the former two-time prime minister asserted that the days of taking extra-constitutional steps are long gone. The nation will now support rule of law and democracy instead of […]

JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur supports delimitation in Karachi

Extending his supports to the confirmation of voters’ lists and delimitation Karachi, Amir Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) Maulana Fazal Rahman has said that all parties in Karachi are unanimously for new demarcation of constituencies and door to door confirmation of voter lists in Karachi.   He observed, “Only one party is opposing the demarcation of constituencies […]

Solo Flight: Asfandyar says ANP will not make election alliance

President Awami National Party (ANP), Asfandyar Wali Khan, Sunday ruled out election alliance with any party in the coming parliamentary polls. He, however, said that the ANP doors will be opened for any political party for seat adjustment. “We contested the 2008 general elections without any election alliance and are ready to go for a […]

Nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan says Kalabagh dam vital for Pakistan

Stressing over importance of the Kalabagh dam, nuclear scientist and chief of Tehrik-e-Tahafuz Pakistan (TTP) Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan on Saturday said construction of Kala Bagh Dam has become imperative at this critical juncture when country is facing acute shortage of electricity.   During an interview with a private TV channel, the father of the […]

Resolution against construction of Kalabagh Dam presents in Sindh Assembly

The Sindh Assembly on Thursday adopted a condemnation resolution against construction of Kalabagh Dam and political leaders’ statements in its favor.   The resolution was tabled by PPP’s Imran Zafar Laghari when the house met with Speaker Nisar Khuhro in chair. MPA Sikandar Mendro said they condemned those who support Kalabagh dam. Later, a two-hour […]

PTI chief Imran Khan backs delimitation of constituencies

Extending his support to the remarks of the Supreme Court, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said that delimitation of constituencies should also be taken place in other parts of the country.   Speaking to the media at Lahore airport, the cricketer-turned-politician said that Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry was the only […]

MQM chief Altaf Hussain says no judicial martial law will be allowed

Hitting at the Supreme Court on delimitation order, Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on Sunday said that his party will not allow a judicial martial law to be imposed in the country.   In a speech, broadcast to more than 38 cities, the MQM chief said that judges passed an order for the delimitation […]

Prime Minister Ashraf says completing tenure will have far reaching impacts on democracy

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that the first elected government was going to complete its tenure, which was a good omen, and will have far-reaching impact on the country’s politics and democracy.   Speaking to a private news channel, Ashraf said that elections will be held on stipulated time and the date will […]

Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa oppose Kalabagh dam project

The province of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have expressed their displeasure over the decision of Lahore High Court (LHC) that orders the federal government to construct Kalabagh dam, saying they wouldn’t allow for the contentious project.   Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah commenting on the decision lashed out at the LHC’s verdict, saying his […]

Lahore High Court orders federal government to construct Kalabagh dam

In what appeared to be a dramatics and shocking development, the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday ordered the federal government to construct the Kalabagh dam.   LHC Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial issued the order while hearing petitions calling for the construction of the dam. The court directed the government in light of the decisions […]


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