Pakistan refuses Indian advice of not meeting Hurriyat leadership FO

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is willing to attend the meeting of National Security Advisors (NSA) on 23-24 August in New Delhi without any pre-conditions, the country’s Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement on Friday. In response to the ‘advice’ of the Indian Government that Sartaj Aziz not meet Hurriyat leaders during his visit to India, Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary conveyed to the Indian High... 

New CJP refuses VIP protocol returns bullet proof Merc

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Justice Jawad S Khwaja in a break from protocol has refused the VIP squad reserved for the Chief Justice of the apex court, a facility enjoyed by all previous chief justices. Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja was sworn in as the 23rd Chief Justice of Pakistan on Monday to serve in the exalted position for just 23 days until his retirement on September 10. Also read:Justice... 

Trump refuses to apologize for ´blood´ remark

Posted by on Aug 09, 2015 | Leave a Comment

WASHINGTON: Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on Sunday refused to apologize for a crude attack on a female Fox News journalist that sparked widespread outrage, insisting he was misunderstood. The brash billionaire — who is leading a packed Republican field of White House hopefuls — found himself at the center of controversy after seeming to suggest that Megyn Kelly, one of the moderators of... 

Mullah Omars family refuses to pledge allegiance to new Taliban chief

Posted by on Aug 02, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: The family of deceased Taliban founder Mullah Omar has refused to pledge allegiance to Mullah Akhtar Mansour, the new chief of the militant organisation waging a 14-year insurgency in Afghanistan. The younger brother of the former Taliban supremo, Mullah Abdullah Mannan has demanded that a council meeting of pro-Taliban clerics and militant commanders be called to deliberate and resolve the challenge facing... 

Ayyan’s remand extended till May 28 refuses to meet father

Posted by on May 25, 2015 | Leave a Comment

RAWALPINDI: The judicial remand of model Ayyan Ali in the currency smuggling case was extended till May 28. Ayyan appeared in the banking court for the eighth time on Monday since being arrested from the Islamabad airport in March with $500,000 in her possession while boarding a flight to Dubai. The court adjourned proceedings on a bail petition filed by Ayyan’s lawyer and a money laundering reference by Customs... 

Rashid refuses to comment on MQM’s demand from Sindh Governor

Posted by on May 11, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has refused to comment on Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) demand from Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad to resign, saying the party has sought resignation from its own man. Talking in Geo News programme “Capital Talk”, Pervaiz Rashid said, “The stakeholders should resolve the issue of resignation of Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan with consultation.”... 

BB Murder Case Mark Siegal refuses to record statement in Pakistan

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 | Leave a Comment

US author Mark Siegal has refused to come to Pakistan and record his statement in the murder case of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. Siegal has citied security concerns as the reason for his not travelling to Pakistan to record his statement. The murder case of the former prime minister is being heard by an anti-terrorism court at Adiala jail on a daily basis. The prosecution team was informed by Siegal of his security... 

PTI MNA Siraj Khan refuses to resign

Posted by on Nov 06, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA, Siraj Muhammad Khan has refused to resign. Siraj Khan’s request for his resignation not be approved has been granted by National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq. Siraj Muhammad Khan was elected from NA-6 (Nowshera) during the 2013 general elections. A deadlock persists over the acceptance of PTI MNAs resignations. NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq says that the resignations will... 

Iran threatens to act if Pakistan refuses to secure border

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 | Leave a Comment

TEHRAN: Iranian Deputy Commander has warned that Iran will step in to contain terrorists if Pakistan refuses to take action to secure its borders and prevent the terrorists from slipping into the Islamic Republic, according to a report of Iranian news agency. According to FARS new agency, Iran’s Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami warned: “We believe... 

India’s Devi refuses lightweight bronze medal

Posted by on Oct 01, 2014 | Leave a Comment

INCHEON: India’s athlete Sarita Devi sensationally refused to accept her bronze medal in a row over judging standards here on Wednesday. Refusing the lightweight bronze medal she tried to hang it around the neck of the South Korean she lost to in the semi-finals. Devi´s highly controversial defeat to Park Ji-Na on Tuesday had caused chaotic scenes with her husband scuffling with security and launching an expletives-laden... 
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