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by r_subramanian
08 Jul 2011 12:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 295733

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Situation in Karachi is alarming - US Ambassador The US has expressed concern over the violence in Karachi and has stressed on all stakeholders to solve their differences. In a statement issued by the US ambassador to Pakistan, Cameron Munter stated that the death of 60 people in three days in Karac...
by r_subramanian
02 Jul 2011 04:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 295733

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Eight killed, 20 wounded in Karachi sectarian clashes First a clash between Sunni Tehreek (ST) and Jamaatud Dawa (JD) over the control of a mosque. One person died in that clash. Next a clash between ST and Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) over the control of a hospital. Seven persons died in that cla...
by r_subramanian
01 Jul 2011 08:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 295733

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Pak flood fund raising app brings in $56
The figure is just 56 dollars. I did not leave out any zeros.
Pakistani computer experts have developed a mobile phone game to help victims of last year’s devastating floods – but despite more than 90,000 downloads, only $56 has been raised.
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by r_subramanian
03 May 2011 08:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2011
Replies: 2858
Views: 295401

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2

US closes embassy, consulates in Pakistan The United States said Tuesday it was closing its embassy in Pakistan's capital and consulates in three other cities to the public until further notice, a day after Osama bin Laden was killed near Islamabad. url: http://www.thenews.com.pk/ NewsDetail.aspx?ID...
by r_subramanian
30 Apr 2011 10:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2011
Replies: 2858
Views: 295401

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2

Why is there no demand for PR services? ... Minister for Pak Railways Ghulam Ahmed Bilour said that an air-conditioned marriage coach, having capacity of 24 berths and one bedroom for married couples, had been introduced for general public in 2008. However, he added, it had been booked for only once...
by r_subramanian
28 Apr 2011 09:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2011
Replies: 2858
Views: 295401

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2

2 killed and fifteen injured in this morning's Pak Navy bus attack.
url: http://www.thenews.com.pk/NewsDetail.aspx?ID=14800
by r_subramanian
28 Apr 2011 08:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2011
Replies: 2858
Views: 295401

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2

Pakistan is scoring big runs. It was 4,500; then 5,000; then 6,000. Now it is going to be 7,000 MW. I am taking about Electricity shortfall. Dawn is reporting that today the shortfall is going to be 7,000 MW.
by r_subramanian
28 Apr 2011 08:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2011
Replies: 2858
Views: 295401

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Mar. 29, 2

Both Dawn and 'The News' are reporting another attack on a Pak Navy bus in Karachi
by r_subramanian
13 Mar 2011 13:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2011
Replies: 2857
Views: 296991

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2

Speculations grow about operation in N. Waziristan The federal government has directed the Fata Disaster Management Authority to prepare a contingency plan for thousands of families likely to be uprooted after a military operation in North Waziristan Agency, an official told Dawn on Saturday. The of...
by r_subramanian
12 Mar 2011 13:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2011
Replies: 2857
Views: 296991

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2

Senate body declines funds for submarines purchase The senate standing committee on defence and defence production has said that recommendations for buying submarines cannot be forwarded to the government due to economic crunch in the country. ... The in-camera meeting of the committee also stresse...
by r_subramanian
05 Mar 2011 04:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2011
Replies: 2857
Views: 296991

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2

The hit list according to Rehman Malik He {Rehman Malik} told the House that he himself was at the top in the hit list of the banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. "I am at the top of their list. Sherry Rehman is next to me, and Fauzia Wahab is at number three. Next time you may not find m...
by r_subramanian
15 Feb 2011 19:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Nuclear News And Discussion
Replies: 4936
Views: 511234

Re: India Nuclear News And Discussion

Australian Federal Resources Minister wants to sell Uranium to India THE Labor Party needs to modernise its policy and allow uranium to be exported to India, federal Resources Minister Martin Ferguson says. In frank public comments setting up a landmark debate at the party's national conference due...
by r_subramanian
22 Jan 2011 13:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Dec. 28, 2010
Replies: 2837
Views: 301549

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Dec. 28, 2

I have come across newspaper headlines like 'Man kills two teenage daughters in Khi' etc. while referring to incidents in Karachi. Is Karachi also referred to as 'Khi'? Is it just an abbreviation?
by r_subramanian
18 Jan 2011 23:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 393509

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

China's military a fragmented beast An article by John Garnaut, the correspondent in Beijing of the Fairfax group of Newspapaers of Australia. The PLA seems designed for propaganda, personal enrichment and then war. ... But I still find it difficult to shake the impression that the modern PLA is a ...
by r_subramanian
16 Jan 2011 03:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Dec. 28, 2010
Replies: 2837
Views: 301549

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Dec. 28, 2

^anup
Sorry to disappoint you. The report also states "According to sources, the Pak Army has made it clear that its operations continue throughout the year without any suspension and that having two weekly holidays will not affect these operations"
by r_subramanian
16 Jan 2011 02:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Dec. 28, 2010
Replies: 2837
Views: 301549

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Dec. 28, 2

Two weekly holidays for Pakistan armed forces The three services of armed forces will observe two weekly holidays from January 22, according to a government notification in this regard, Geo News reported Saturday ... link Pakistan Railways can not run freight services (no oil, no money). Electricity...
by r_subramanian
20 Dec 2010 14:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 891725

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Rise in budget deficit A lament about 'political expediency or the clout of vested interest groups' making it difficult to raise revenue and to cut expenditure. Public finances of the country continue to be in a very poor shape. According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Finance, budg...
by r_subramanian
14 Dec 2010 13:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Oct. 20, 2010
Replies: 2839
Views: 342872

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Oct. 20, 2

The online versions of Dawn and News International report that 'Blast reported in DI Khan'. No details are provided
by r_subramanian
12 Dec 2010 06:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 891725

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

When one door closes, another opens The PPP government is having considerable difficulties in having the Reformed GST ( RGST ) taxation proposal implemented. Failure to implement RGST may result in Pakistan losing some funding from IMF. But fear not! The climate-change issue has given yet another o...
by r_subramanian
30 Nov 2010 13:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 891725

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Further problems for Pakistan's Textile sector
Due to gas shortages during winter, Pakistan's industries will be hit with 2 to 3 days a week of 'gas loadshedding'. Analysts are of the view that the textile industry will not be able to meet export orders.
Gas closure for industrial sector
by r_subramanian
08 Nov 2010 23:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Oct. 20, 2010
Replies: 2839
Views: 342872

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Oct. 20, 2

Weekly inflation up by 1.31 percent Let us do some simple arrithmetic. (1 + 0.0131) ** 52 = 1.9675. So, a weekly inflation figure of 1.31 percent translates to an annualized figure of 96.75 percent! Should not Kiyani be more concerned about the impact of inflation on his troops and their families th...
by r_subramanian
30 Oct 2010 13:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Oct. 20, 2010
Replies: 2839
Views: 342872

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Oct. 20, 2

The senior-most bureaucrat dealing with Pakistan's finances has some cheerful news. He is warning that the entire economy may collapse due to Power sector debt and losses of governemnt-owned enterprises. Power sector debt, PSEs losses, other issues: entire economy may collapse, warns Salman Secretar...
by r_subramanian
22 Oct 2010 15:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Oct. 20, 2010
Replies: 2839
Views: 342872

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Oct. 20, 2

Two killed in an explosion in a mosque in Peshawar
At least two people were killed and 11 others were wounded in an explosion in a mosque in Peshawar's Pishtakharra area on Friday, DawnNews reported.
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by r_subramanian
20 Oct 2010 00:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 2010
Replies: 2841
Views: 324237

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 20

Violence claims 64 lives in Karachi KARACHI: Violence in Karachi claimed another 17 lives on Tuesday, bringing to 64 the toll from a series of killings began ahead of a by-election in PS-94 (Orangi Town) on Saturday. According to latest reports, unknown gunmen opened indiscriminate fire in Shershah...
by r_subramanian
09 Oct 2010 07:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 2010
Replies: 2841
Views: 324237

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 20

What EU gives with one hand, takes it away with the other! llegal migrant expulsion deal: Pakistan may lose euro two billion remittances Pakistan is likely to be deprived of billions of euros of remittances income yearly, in lieu of duty-free exports of 900 million euros to commence from next year. ...
by r_subramanian
09 Oct 2010 04:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 2010
Replies: 2841
Views: 324237

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 20

The major earthquake that hit Kashmir and Pakistan was on 8 October 2005 - exactly 5 years ago. Now a politician is demanding that funds be allocated to these areas for rehabilitation. What sort of federal / provincial governments is Pakistan having that would not / could not rehabilitate the victim...
by r_subramanian
08 Oct 2010 11:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 2010
Replies: 2841
Views: 324237

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 20

Pak Army chief orders probe into video footage Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Friday ordered an inquiry into an Internet video that shows men in military uniforms executing six young men in civilian clothes. The COAS said in a statement that he has ordered setting up of a b...
by r_subramanian
06 Oct 2010 07:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 2010
Replies: 2841
Views: 324237

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 20

Basket case: Pakistan or Bangladesh? — Man suar Ejaz . ... At present, Pakistan’s per capita of $ 2,600 is much higher than that of Bangladesh’s $ 1,500. However, given the socio-historical trends, Bangladesh may have far better future prospects than Pakistan. Is Pakistan's per capita income $2,600...
by r_subramanian
06 Oct 2010 04:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 2010
Replies: 2841
Views: 324237

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 20

In today's Business Recorder (online edition) there is an article on non-performing loans (NPL) of banks in Pakistan. The striking thing is the statement "...NPLs have reached the alarming figure of Rs 473 billion and the scheduled banks' capital is roughly about Rs 550 billion." That is, ...
by r_subramanian
30 Sep 2010 02:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 453653

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

A sane voice urging the right action against Chinese bullying Don't kowtow to the Chinese IS this the year that China's leadership lets us all know that it is determined not to abide by routine international norms but will use raw power to take whatever it wants? That is too strong a conclusion just...
by r_subramanian
27 Sep 2010 14:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 2010
Replies: 2841
Views: 324237

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 20

Is it the beginning of the end of Zardari regime?
Rehman Malik resigns: media reports
Federal Interior Minister Rehman A Malik tendered his resignation from his office, media reported Monday.
However, the federal minister was quoted as denying these reports{!}
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by r_subramanian
26 Sep 2010 06:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 2010
Replies: 2841
Views: 324237

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 20

Forget about terrorism. It is all about girls wearing fashionable clothes Discouraging fashionable clothes: Varsity introduces dress code for girl students The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Agricultural University has decided to strictly implement a dress code, prescribed only for girl students , to discourage...
by r_subramanian
25 Sep 2010 05:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 2010
Replies: 2841
Views: 324237

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 20

Dr Aafia's sentence: Pakistan may request Obama for special remission Pakistan may request the US President Barack Obama to grant special remission in Dr Aafia's sentenceas, as Interior Ministry has started looking for various options for her repatriation from the US. ... link Congressional electio...
by r_subramanian
17 Sep 2010 02:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 2010
Replies: 2841
Views: 324237

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 20

MQM leader Imran Farooq killed in London MQM senior leader Imran Farooq was assassinated in London. He was killed by a man in front of his house in. According to sources the killer used a knife as a weapon and attacked Dr Farooq ... link I tried googling for info on Imran Farooq with limited succes...
by r_subramanian
16 Sep 2010 02:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 2010
Replies: 2841
Views: 324237

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 03, 20

Haqqani cousin killed in Tuesday's drone strike An Afghan Taliban commander and close relative of Afghan warlord Sirajuddin Haqqani was among those killed in a recent US missile strike, Pakistani security officials said Wednesday. ... "Afghan Taliban commander Saifullah travelled to the region...
by r_subramanian
26 Aug 2010 15:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 276758

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

^Here is the report regarding more than 70,000 bullets being fired in Gilgit and 4 people being killed in two days. It talks of aerial firing - that might explain the low/zero casualty figure for the 70,000 bullets fired! Shoot-on-sight order in Gilgit after heavy firing A shoot-on-sight order was i...
by r_subramanian
12 Aug 2010 01:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 276758

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

So near yet so far - Pakistan may have to reschedule external debts soon! Yesterday the on-line edition of Business Recorder (of Pakistan) carried an editorial stating that "... the outstanding debt of Pakistan, and its servicing, is growing at a rapid pace, raising questions about its sustain...
by r_subramanian
10 Aug 2010 00:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 276758

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

The excuses are ready for the next tranche from IMF! ^Continuing on from what was posted by Kamboja I am not sure how well-resourced UN agencies in Pakistan are to make a realistic assessment of the extent of damage done by the floods. The claim being made that 'the number of people suffering from ...

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