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MQM will remain with its name, manifesto and symbol: Kanwar Naveed

KARACHI: MQM-Pakistan Deputy Convener Kanwar Naveed said on Thursday that the party will remain with its manifesto, election symbol and name. Speaking to media personnel after presiding over an important meeting of the party, Naveed said that the entire Rabita Committee had placed confidence in the leadership of Sattar. “Some confusions were created after yesterday’s…

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Amir Khan revolts against MQM-PSP alliance

KARACHI: Senior MQM-Pakistan leader Amir Khan said on Thursday that he categorically rejected the demand to dissolve MQM and contest elections under a new symbol or party. “I am standing by the name of MQM and its election symbol,” he said. “Will disclose my next plan of action after meeting with the Rabita Committee.” Read:…

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PPP smells conspiracy behind MQM-PSP alliance

KARACHI: Leaders of the PPP were apprehensive of the recent MQM-P and PSP alliance on Thursday, casting doubts that it was a conspiracy. “When were they ever two separate entities?” asked Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and senior PPP leader Khursheed Shah. “Muttahida cannot inflict any damage on PPP even after it…

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Renowned writer Ibrahim Joyo passes away at 102

KARACHI: Renowned writer Ibrahim Joyo, who was sometimes referred to as the ‘Voice of the Century’ passed away on Thursday at the age of 102. Joyo rendered much of his services for the people of Sindh and his literary works in the Sindhi language are quite popular as well. Ibrahim Joyo will be laid to…

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MQM, PSP to contest election as one party

KARACHI: MQM-Pakistan and Pak Sarzameen party leaders will address a joint press conference at the Karachi Press Club on Wednesday. 08:58 pm–Press conference concludes with Farooq Sattar stating, “MQM is not finished and neither is PSP.” 08:57 pm–APML workers arrive at Karachi Press Club with sweets to celebrate the occasion 08:56 pm–We reject this census…

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Farooq Sattar terms PSP delegation as ‘Dulhan Walay’

KARACHI: Dr Farooq Sattar, in response to a question posed by a journalist, responded by stating that the PSP delegation were the ‘Dulhan Walay’ and a Nikkah was about to take place. This Farooq Sattar said in response to a question posed by a journalist to say that the MQM-Pakistan delegation were waiting for the…

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Will Musharraf lead a ‘Grand Alliance’ of MQM, PSP? Spokesperson responds

KARACHI: Former President of Pakistan and Chief of Army Staff General (r) Pervez Musharraf’s spokesperson responded to rumours that he will head a ‘Grand Alliance’ consisting of MQM and PSP. “Musharraf has no plans to lead a ‘Grand Alliance’ of MQM and PSP,” said APML spokesperson Dr Amjad. Dr Amjad said that the former army…

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Former lawmaker welcomes MQM-PSP alliance

KARACHI: Former Sindh lawmaker Irum Azeem Farooque on Wednesday welcomed the likely merger of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP). MQM-P head Dr Farooq Sattar and PSP leader Mustafa Kamal are likely to hold a joint press conference in Karachi later this evening. According to sources, the two parties may enter into…

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Video: Farooq Sattar speaks to MQM leaders during party meeting

KARACHI: MQM chief Dr Farooq Sattar on Wednesday instructed party leaders to inform workers and supporters regarding the decision that was to be taken regarding the MQM-PSP merger. A video from MQM-Pakistan’s internal party meeting before Farooq Sattar’s press conference surfaced in which he can be heard speaking to the party’s leaders. “It is the…

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‘Grand Alliance’ is in the interest of Karachi: Khawaja Izhar

KARACHI: MQM-Pakistan leader Khawaja Izhar Hassan said that a ‘Grand Alliance’ was in the works which would prove to have a positive impact on Karachi. Speaking to media personnel, the MQM-Pakistan leader said that one should think about what benefits the people can reap from the whole situation. “PSP claims that it will bring in…

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Pak Rangers delegation in India for biannual meeting

RAWALPINDI: 19-member Pakistan Rangers delegation, including representatives from Ministry of Interior and Anti-Narcotics Force, left for New Dehli, India on Wednesday for 44th bi-annual meeting with Indian Border Security Force (BSF) to be held from November 8 to 10. The delegation is headed by Director General Pakistan Rangers (Sindh), stated an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)…

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Ishratul Ibad talks about impact on Karachi after possible MQM-PSP merger

KARACHI: Former Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan said on Wednesday that a MQM-PSP merger would be welcome news for the city of Karachi and its masses. Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV, Ibad said that a merger between the two parties would have a positive impact on the masses since MQM and PSP both lacked…

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Here’s what Farooq Sattar has to say about possible MQM-PSP merger

KARACHI: MQM-Pakistan chief Dr Farooq Sattar reacted to reports that his party and PSP were about to merge together to contest elections from one platform. After arriving at his party’s headquarters in Bahadurabad, Farooq Sattar was mobbed by reporters and journalists.In response to a question whether or not something was about to happen, this is…

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Mustafa Kamal finally reacts to rumours of PSP-MQM merger

KARACHI: PSP chief Syed Mustafa Kamal finally reacted on Wednesday to rumours of his party’s merger with MQM-Pakistan. According to details, Kamal was questioned by reporters and journalists after he arrived at Pakistan House to attend a party meeting. On being asked whether reports were true that MQM and PSP were joining together, the former…

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Disabled persons protest outside Sindh Assembly

KARACHI: A protest was staged outside Sindh Assembly on Monday by disabled persons who sought jobs from the government.  Police instantly sprang into action when a group comprising of disabled persons from all over the province staged a protest outside Sindh Assembly. “We’ve come from all over the province and won’t leave till we are…

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Committee formed to probe alleged paper leak

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department has constituted an inquiry committee to probe the allegations of improper conduct of Public Sector Medical Colleges/ Universities Entry Test conducted on October 22, through National Testing Service (NTS) at various Centers. Special Secretary (Admn), Health Department Aijaz Ahmed Mahesar will be chairman of the committee, said a statement on…

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Sindh CM approves Rs100 million annual grant for PHF

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has approved a Rs100 million recurring grant for Pakistan Hockey Federation to promote its activities in the province and vowed to reconstruct Hockey Stadium. This, he said while talking to the delegation of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) led by its President Brig (R) Muhammad Khalid Sajjad Khokhar…

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Imran Khan warns against ‘NRO’ for Nawaz, Zardari

OBARO: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Sunday addressed a large rally at Obaro town of Ghotki district in Sindh, urging his supporters to boycott corrupt politicians and back his party for a corruption-free ‘New Pakistan’. “Sindh is a great province, it has great people. You were deprived of your rights, you’ve been looted…

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16-year-old blood cancer patient awaits for donations to seek treatment

ISLAMABAD: 16-year-old blood cancer patient Feseeha is direly in need of funds for her CAR-T cell therapy which is only possible in the United States. According to details, Feseeha has been suffering from blood cancer for the past two years. The good news is that she can be treated for her ailment. The bad news…

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Waseem Akhtar makes sensational revelations about PSP, threatening phone calls

KARACHI: MQM-Pakistan leader and Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar on Friday revealed that his party chairman was receiving threatening phone calls.  Speaking on SAMAA’s show ‘Agenda 360’, Akhtar claimed that measures were being taken to ‘form and build’ Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP). Waseem Akhtar was being asked as to why PSP was still relevant and causing…

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Navy efforts will improve Balochistan’s socio-economic conditions: Naval chief

KARACHI: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi visited vaval installations at coastal areas including Turbat, Gwadar and Jinnah Naval Base Ormara to review operational readiness of Pakistan Navy Units in the area and port security measures. This is the premiere visit of coastal areas by Naval Chief after assuming the Command of…

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