Topic: Leaders
spiritual leaders
April 15, 2014

Spiritual Leaders Need To Go

A man lies buried underneath his own house in Multan, in a 50 foot hole he dug searching for treasure. He did this, we are told, at the behest of a spiritual leader. An eleven year old girl is in hospital with her feet burnt because a local “pir” was using kerosene to ‘exorcise ...

Sheikhupura: Alleged mastermind behind religious assassinations arrested

Sheikhupura- Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) conducted a raid in Sheikhupura and arrested an accused involved in the killings of three key religious leaders. According to the sources, the accused was identified as Asad Chotu and was involved in the killings of Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) leader ...

rwanda leaders risk letting happen
April 08, 2014

20 years after Rwanda, our leaders risk letting it happen again

BAN KI-MOON - The other rday, in the Central African Republic, I met government and community leaders in an effort to help the country to find a path to peace. Next day, in Kigali, I will join the people of Rwanda in commemorating the 20th anniversary of that country’s genocide, the ...

Egypt court upholds prison terms for protest leaders

CAIRO : An Egyptian appeals court on Monday upheld three-year prison sentences for three prominent activists charged with violating a controversial law restricting protests.The three, including the founder of the April 6 movement Ahmed Maher, rose to prominence in the 2011 uprising that toppled ...

17 Senior Pakistani and Afghan Taliban leaders killed in Kunar airstrike

KABUL- At least 17 prominent Taliban leaders including the Taliban shadow governor were killed following an airstrike in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan.The Afghan intelligence - National Directorate of Security (NDS) following a statement said today that the latest intelligence report ...

Tribal leaders term LB system key to resolve Fata issues

KHYBER AGENCY  - The tribal elders, political leaders and members of civil society have welcomed the intention of the government to extend local bodies system to the tribal belt.The tribal leadership termed it a good omen and said that it would help resolve problems of tribesmen on their ...

bush debuts paintings leaders
April 05, 2014

Bush debuts his paintings of world leaders

WASHINGTON : Former President and now a painter George W. Bush has unveiled his portraits of 24 current and former world leaders, including Vladimir Putin, Tony Blair and his father, George H.W. Bush. In an interview broadcast on NBC's "Today" show Friday, Bush told his daughter, "Today" ...

JSQM demands independent Sindh at Freedom March

KARACHI - As the people across the country celebrated Pakistan Day on Sunday, a large number of people under the banner of a nationalist cum separatist group participated in a ‘Freedom March” in Karachi, demanding a separate, independent status for Sindh province.Led by Jeay Sindh Qaumi ...

World leaders eye action to counter nuclear terrorism risk

VIENNA  - World leaders are expected to call next week for more action to minimise civilian use of highly-enriched nuclear fuel to help prevent al Qaeda-style militants from obtaining atomic bombs, a draft summit statement shows.Holding a third nuclear security summit since 2010, in The Hague ...

Pakistan killing pro-talks Taliban leaders: Karzai

Kabul - Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday criticised Pakistan and US for not doing enough towards the Afghan peace process.In his final address to Afghanistan's parliament, Karzai said both Islamabad and Washington can effectively help the Afghan peace process; however the Taliban group ...

aswj leaders shot dead karachi
March 10, 2014

Two ASWJ leaders among six shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI - Six people including two Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat leaders and a cop were killed in separate acts of violence in the metropolis, on Sunday.An incident of target killing took place between Bilal Chowrangi and Vita Chowrangi in Korangi where four ASWJ leaders were passing on two motorcycles. ...

ppp leaders flay govt failure fight
March 01, 2014

PPP leaders flay govt ‘failure’ to fight crises

SADIQABAD More than two-fold hike in commodities’ prices in just first eight month of the present government, persistent national crises like prolonged loadshedding of electricity and gas as well as terrorism speak volumes about the PML-N performance, criticised PPP leaders of Rahim Yar Khan. ...

tarnished leaders retribution
February 24, 2014

Tarnished leaders and retribution

The Prime Minister who had made many promises before he came to power does not seem to be interested in the fate of the Pakistanis, he attended his first Assembly session after much complains against his absence. After nearly eight months there is still no sign of any relief for the poor who have ...

women leaders summit
February 12, 2014

Int’l Women Leaders Summit

Karachi : New World Concepts organised Pakistan’s premier moot for women professionals’ development, the International Women Leaders Summit, on Tuesday. “The Summit is a unique chance for women delegates in Pakistan to learn lessons about exploring opportunities and overcoming ...

govt ttp leaders obligations sharia
February 10, 2014

Govt, TTP leaders’ obligations under sharia

LAHORE - At the maiden meeting of the committees set up by the government and the outlawed Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan the TTP nominees did not raise the issue of sharia when the other side proposed that the talks would be held within the framework of the Constitution. The TTP delegation was also ...

russia presses ukraine gas debts leaders meet
February 09, 2014

Russia presses Ukraine on gas debts as leaders meet

BOCHAROV RUCHEI  - Russia increased economic pressure on Ukraine on Saturday by drawing a link between disbursement of the next tranche of its $15 billion (9 billion pounds) aid package to Kiev with repayment of a hefty gas bill owed to Russian firms.The linkage, made in comments by ...

tunisia foreign leaders hail charter
February 08, 2014

Tunisia, foreign leaders hail new charter

TUNIS  - Tunisia celebrated Friday the adoption of a new constitution three years after the revolution, a landmark in getting its troubled transition back on track and hailed as a model by foreign leaders.A symbolic ceremony at the national assembly, where the constitution was adopted on ...

hurriyat leaders address jud
February 05, 2014

Hurriyat leaders to address JuD rally

MULTANAll is set to mark Youm-e-Yakjehti-e-Kashmir (Kashmir Solidarity Day) with national fervour in Multan as different political, religious and social organizations have finalized their activities for the day. The main function of the day will take place at 10:30am at Chowk Ghanta Ghar and ...

aggrieved leaders seek nawaz
February 04, 2014

Aggrieved leaders seek Nawaz’s attention

TOBA TEK SINGH -PML-N Gojra City General Secretary and district Baitul Maal chairman Mian Muhammad Islam and PML-N Youth wing district senior vice president Mian Rizwan Afzal have said that the party workers had been disappointed due to continuous backing of opportunists by the local ...

leaders elders
February 03, 2014

Leaders and elders

Political scientists believe that in any culture leadership is considered a very important institution. This is because leadership tends to influence, if not to dictate, all the activities and affairs of a culture. Thus, traditional cultures in Pakistan attach great importance to the qualities of ...

constitution sign leaders tunisia
January 28, 2014

Tunisia leaders sign new constitution

TUNIS - Tunisia’s leaders on Monday signed the new constitution adopted by lawmakers during the night, a key goal of the revolution three years ago that touched off the Arab Spring.The historic document, seen as one of the most modern in the Arab world, was signed by outgoing Islamist premier ...

pml leaders blast govt failure
January 23, 2014

PML-Q leaders blast govt failure to end crises

BAHAWALPUR PML-Q leaders Raja Basharat, Ch Zaheer and MNA Tariq Bashir Cheema said that all parties conference gave mandate of dialogue with Taliban to PML-N government but they wasted time and could not start dialogue process. They said that the PML-Q government had left Rs100 billion in the ...

Bitter exchanges as Syria peace talks open

MONTREUX, Switzerland - The biggest push yet to end Syria’s bloodshed was marked by fiery exchanges Wednesday as the warring sides and global powers clashed over President Bashar al-Assad’s fate at a UN peace conference.UN leader Ban Ki-moon opened the discussions in Switzerland with a ...

President, PM, political leaders flay Pindi blast

ISLAMABAD/KARACH - President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other political leaders on Monday condemned the Rawalpindi suicide attack in which 13 people including five Army men died.In their separate messages President Mamnoon Hussain and PM Nawaz Sharif expressed their deep ...

Political leaders flay attack on security forces convoy in Bannu

KARACHI  - Political leaders have strongly condemned Taliban’s attack on security forces convoy in Bannu District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province on Sunday, resulting in martyrdom of at least 22 security men and injuries to many others. PPP Patron-in-Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari ...

obama bans spying leaders allies
January 18, 2014

Obama bans spying on leaders of allies

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama Friday announced a ban on U.S. spying effort on heads of allied states, amid growing anger in the world over revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) had tapped phone calls of 35 world leaders. Obama’s decision comes as a response to a deepening ...

Swat to have brigade-level cantonment

SWAT  - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday announced the setting up of a permanent military base in the troubled Swat Valley, which had slipped out of government control in 2007.During a visit to Swat, the prime minister said the whole nation acknowledges the matchless sacrifices by the ...

pepe winner moves madrid closer leaders
January 14, 2014

Pepe winner moves Madrid closer to leaders

MADRID - Real Madrid moved to within three points of La Liga leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Espanyol on Sunday. Portuguese defender Pepe got the only goal of the game when he rose highest to head home Luka Modric’s free-kick 10 minutes after half-time. ...

leaders advocate peace
January 14, 2014

Leaders advocate for peace

ISLAMABAD - In their messages, religio–political leaders have stressed the need for stepping up efforts for peace and prosperity in the country.In an interview‚ the President urged the Ulema to openly spread the message of peace.  He said that elimination of terrorism is an ...

asian business leaders conclave
January 14, 2014

S Asian Business Leaders Conclave on 16th

Lahore  : The fifth South Asian Business Leaders Conclave (SBLC) will be inaugurated by Indian Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Thursday, the 16th January 2104 in New Delhi, India. Engr Khurram Dastagir, State Minister for Commerce and Textiles, who will lead the Pakistani delegation, will ...