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    Government In Pakistan 2010

  • ‘SA leadership approved 2010 World Cup payment’

    JOHANNESBURG: Football’s world governing body faced fresh pressure on Saturday, after media reports the highest levels of South Africa’s government approved a $10-million payment that US investigators suspect was a bribe to get the 2010 World Cup...

    “President Mbeki spoke with the leadership of the 2010 World Cup local organising committee,” Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula told the Beeld newspaper when asked who decided to pay the...

  • Land grabbers convicted in only five cases since 2010

    KARACHI: While an anti-encroachment court and a special force were established in the metropolis in 2010 for the speedy trial of land grabbers besides retrieving public property by razing illegal structures, the purpose of the entire exercise has largely remained fruitless with merely 10 per cent conviction rate so far...

    The provincial assembly had passed Sindh Public Property (Removal of Encroachment) Act in September 2010 to...

  • TSH blocks Karakoram Highway to protest 2010 deaths

    ABBOTTABAD/MANSEHRA: The activists of Tehreek-i-Sooba Hazara led by Baba Haider Zaman blocked the Karakoram Highway here on Wednesday against the denial of justice to the families of seven people, who were killed by the police firing in 2010 during a pro-Hazara province demonstration in Abbottabad...

    Noted among speakers were Baba Haider Zaman, PTI MNA Dawar Khan Kundi, MNA Jamshed Dasti, former MNA Hameedullah Jan Afridi, All...

  • Looking back: The 2010 spot-fixing scandal and its aftermath

    LONDON: England and Pakistan are set to play their first Test on English soil since the 2010 spot-fixing scandal when they meet at Lord's on Thursday...

    Below AFP Sport looks back at the scandal that shook cricket and the subsequent fall-out:Aug 28Britain's now defunct News of the World tabloid alleges that teenage sensation Mohammad Amir, Pakistan new-ball partner Mohammad Asif and captain Salman Butt agreed to bowl no-balls in...

  • Mastermind of 2010 attack on American charity held

    MANSEHRA: The counter-terrorism department of police in Hazara division claimed on Wednesday to have arrested the mastermind of the terrorist attack on American charity World Vision on Oct 8, 2010...

    The sources said Qari Rasheed, who is said to be a member of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, was allegedly involved also on the attack on British charity Plan International in Mansehra...

  • 'Amir is a good kid now': Misbah hails remarkable turnaround after 2010

    LONDON: Mohammad Amir returned to the hallowed ground of Lord's he defiled six years ago to earn Pakistan one of their most memorable Test triumphs over England on Sunday...

    The fast bowler, who served a five-year ban and jail time after admitting spot-fixing at the home of cricket in 2010, took the final wicket of the first Test to give Pakistan a well-deserved 75-run victory...

  • Action sought against authorities for not implementing 2010 flood report

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has been asked through a writ petition to issue directions to the Punjab government to take action against the authorities concerned for not implementing recommendations given by a 2010 Flood Inquiry Commission to avoid floods and destruction...

    Advocate Pir Muhammad Ali Gilani, chairman of the Human Safety Commission of Pakistan, in his petition stated that this year floods were damaging public property,...

  • BISP survey to reach women left out in 2010

    GWADAR: The Chairperson of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Marvi Memon, has said that the government’s main goal is development and it does not want to waste time in the blame game...

    Responding to questions at the Turbat Press Club on Tuesday, Ms Memon said coverage of those deserving women who were left in the 2010 survey was being ensured...

  • Discos’ revenue increased by $400m in 2010-15

    ISLAMABAD: The power distribution companies’ (Discos) revenues rose by more than $400 million during 2010-15 and they saved over 200MW, enough to supply power to three million people...

    These figures were released on Thursday at the completion of the five-year US government-funded project for power distribution programme...

  • Shoaib Akhtar says he cautioned Amir against 'bookies' in 2010

    Former speedster Shoaib Akhtar said he had warned pacer Mohammad Amir back in 2010 to avoid meeting bookies who might lure him to match fixing...

    “I had warned Amir back in 2010 to avoid meeting people who could lure players to match fixing,” the speedster said while speaking during Geo TV's show...

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