NOVEMBER 11, 1999 THURSDAY                                             SHA'ABAN 02, 1420

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Body to recommend key appointments

PESHAWAR - The provincial military set-up has decided to constitute a special committee comprising senior, honest and competent bureaucrats for recommending appointments to key posts.
Sources disclosed toThe Frontier Post  Wednesday that the body, called Placement Scrutiny ........Full Story

Cases before Nov 6, '90 can't be tried under Ehtesab Act: SC

ISLAMABAD (APP)- The Supreme Court has held that the instances of corruption that took place before November 6, 1990 could not be tried under Ehtesab Act 1997.
"We are of the view that only those proceedings which were pending under Ordinance XX on the date of promulgation of the Ehtesab Act were saved and continued which related ........Full Story

French-made submarine departs for Pakistan

TOULON (AFP) - A French-built submarine purchased by Pakistan departed Wednesday after having been blocked in this southern port following last month's military overthrow of the government of prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
The French government had blocked the departure of the Agosta 90-B class submarine as well as upgraded Mirage-5 fighter jets following the October 12 coup.
Military sources said the submarine, the Khalid, was expected to reach the high seas around noon ........Full Story

WAPDA-Sindh row arbitration on 19th

ISLAMABAD - A mediation commission headed by Justice (Retd) Shafiur Rehman would announce on November 19 its final decision on WAPDA Sindh government on dispute over electricity dues.
An official told The Frontier Post here Wednesday that the commission would accomplish the task of recording arguments of both the parties by November 17 so as to give its final judgement on November 19th.The commission was constituted .........Full Story

NAB gathers more details of Raiwand Palace

ISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau has unearthed startling revelations about the grand Raiwind Palace of Sharif family in Pakistan, exposing the ex-rulers' large scale plunder and misuse of official authority, The Frontier Post has reliably learnt
In the annals of history, Versailles Palace of Lious Dynasty was explored after the historic French Revolution and in Pakistan, Raiwind Palace ........Full Story

LHC verdict on Sharif family petition on 18th

F.P. Bureau Report
LAHORE - The Lahore High Court on November 18 will adjudicate upon a petition filed on behalf of the family of the deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif as an application was moved seeking the announcement of judgment on an appeal about loan adjustments and income tax of four industrial units and 16 family members.The petitioner's counsel, A.K. Dogar, submitted that the judgment, which was reserved .........Full Story

Investigators identify Nawaz, Shujaat's front men

F.P. Bureau Report
ISLAMABAD - Investigations by authorities have found some clues to the identity of some of the front men of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former interior minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain. 
Informed sources told this scribe that investigations have reached one individual named Kahlid Rehman resident of Cavalry Ground, Lahore, as front man of former interior minister Chaudhry Shujaat. 
Khalid Rehman, it is said, was serving the Chaudhry's of Gujrat ..........Full Story

Democracy to flourish only after ehtesab: Qadri

F.P. Bureau Report
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) chairman Dr. Tahirul Qadri Wednesday said his party believed in the flourishing of democratic norms, adding, "the prevailing circumstances, however, demand cleansing the country of corrupt elements to pave the way for a true and durable democratic process."
"We want real democracy and not like that practiced by Nawaz Sharif and Benazir Bhutto," Qadri said while addressing Islamabad Bar Association......Full Story

Masses pin great hopes on army: Babar

ISLAMABAD (NNI) - The former Interior Minister and a PPP leader, Maj.: General (Retd) Naseerullah Babar has said that masses have attached great expectations with the military authorities.
"People's expectations are very high. If the military authorities do not come to the expectation of the people and do not heed to other problems, it would disappoint the people even ........Full Story

UK educational institutions counselling service provided to admission-seeking students

F.P. Bureau Report
ISLAMABAD - The One-day exhibition of the UK Universities in the capital city on Wednesday attracted a large number enthusiastic students, parents, and general spectators to explore chances of admission in Britain.
The Exhibition, joined by 25 leading universities/colleges ........Full Story

Illegal barns polluting environment in Jhanda Chich

RAWALPINDI (NNI) - Jhanda Chichi, a busy locality in Rawalpindi, gives the look of a filth depot as hundreds of milkmen have set up illegal barns in densely populated streets, turning the area into an environmental hazard. 
The waste is lying in open and the stink all around adds to the misery of residents. 
Residents of the area ......Full Story

PPP seeks re-investigation into references

KARACHI - Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Wednesday re-iterated the call for reinvestigation of all the References filed, pending in courts or being investigated under the Ehtesab Act, 1997.
Mian Raza Rabbani, Deputy Secretary General, PPP demanded that afresh proceedings be initiated ......Full Story