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New gas reserves in Sindh

Pakistan discovers new gas reserves in Sindh

KARACHI: Huge reserves of natural gas have been discovered in Sindh as Pakistan struggles to overcome crippling energy crisis.

According to Geo News report, 39 million cubic feet gas reserves have been discovered during the drilling of wells in Sanghar. The report said 65 percent shares of the project are owned by the PPL. According to initial estimates, 106.8 million cubic feet natural gas would be produced.

70 percent of natural gas reserves in Pakistan are located in Sindh.

Courtesy: The News


MQM does not want division of Sindh : says Dr Farooq Sattar

HYDERABAD: Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Parliamentary Leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Dr Farooq Sattar said that his party does not want a division of Sindh and those who have been engaged in urban and rural discrimination are not sincere with Sindh.

Dr Farooq Sattar stated this while addressing a big public meeting at Kotri on Saturday night where prominent political personality of Jamshoro district Pir Zaman Shah Jilani announced joining MQM along with his followers.

Dr. Farooq Sattar said that Sindh is the land of founder of Pakistan and it played a key role in the creation of Pakistan and added the country will be weakened by neglect of this province. Sindh is generating 70 per cent revenue therefore the province should be facilitated according to merit, he said.

He said that MQM is the voice of Sindh and the party chief Altaf Hussain always raised his voice for the rights and interests of the province.

His party never talked about the division of Sindh, he said and added that it always struggled for the oppressed people of the Sindh and the country.

He said that his party is organising a historic public meeting in Sukkur on January 20, 2012 and this gathering will send a message of solidarity, love, peace and affection to the people of the province.

Among others, Ashfaq Mangi, Ghazi Salahuddin, Umer Qureshi, MPA Waseem Hussain, Pir Mujaddid Shah, Pir Zaman Shah Jilani and MQM Zonal Incharge Kotri Muhammad Aamir Khan also addressed the public meeting.

Earlier on arrival at Toll Plaza Jamshoro, Dr Farooq Sattar was accorded a rousing welcome and brought to the venue of public meeting in a big motorcade.

Courtesy: DAWN.COM

Swiss Government Freezes Mubarak’s Assets

By Samuel Rubenfeld

The Swiss foreign ministry said in a statement its federal council ordered a freeze of any assets believed to be in the name of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who resigned earlier Friday after 18 days of massive protests. …
Read more : The Wall Street Journal

Agar Tum Mil Jao – Tassawar Khanum

This song was sung by Tassawar Khanum in 70’s. She was a brilliant Pakistani singer and sung lot of memorable songs. Originally she sung this song for Pakistani Film: ‘Imandar‘ released in 1974, Actors: Nisho, Munawar Zarif, Deeba, Rangeela, Talish, Tariq Aziz,…Director: S.T Zadi, Music: Nashaad. Singers: Tassawar Khanum, Masood Rana, Robina Badar, …

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EDITORIAL: Pakistan for sale!

A bombshell by Balochistan Assembly speaker Mohammad Aslam Bhoothani was dropped on Friday that the office of the prime minister was ‘pushing’ to sell 70,000 acres of land in Balochistan. According to Mr Bhoothani and media reports, the Prime Minister’s House is pressurising the Balochistan government via the Revenue Department to quickly approve the summary for selling the land to Arab sheikhs. …

Read more : Daily Times