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Pak Urdu Media Digest - May 3

 
With the onset of summer, Sindh and Punjab are at logger heads over water with Karachi accusing Lahore of cornering more water than it is allowed, say dailies from Sindh. Most dailies reported that the Interior Ministry has come across plans of ‘certain organizations’ to get Musharraf kidnapped. To thwart these plans, Musharraf may get safe exit from the country before a new elected government comes to office in Islamabad, says the front page report. Both Jang and Awami Awaz, say that TTP has warned ANP and PPP of severe consequences if they donot remove party banners, posters, and flags even from the homes of their leaders. ...
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Pak Urdu Media Digest - May 2

 
Election will definitely take place, says most dailies, and add there can be no doubt because Gen Kayani has given his word with his latest statement. Ummat reports that Sarabjit Singh was attacked by enraged prisoners because the government had not hanged him. ...
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Pak Urdu Media Digest- May 1

 
Muhaddisin (interpreters of Hadith) in jihad is the new theme of Jihadi leadership with a in view to rope in religious scholars in the promotion of jihad, says a report. Khabrain reports that some retired generals met Musharraf at his farmhouse and impressed upon him to admit his crimes and thus manage to get a conditional exile....
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Pak Urdu Media Digest- Apr 30

 
Jinnah talks about the increasing probability of a Taliban-backed government coming to power after May 11 ballot. Daily Intekhab reports that secular parties are accusing the establishment of favouring right wing parties. Ummat quotes sources to say MQM will pit its own terrorists against TTP in Karachi. ...
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Pak Urdu Media Digest- Apr 29

 
JI Chief Syed Munawar Hassan is spearheading the demand for an all-party meet to ally apprehensions about poll postponement. Former army chief Aslam Beg has spoken of bloodshed everywhere if elections are postponed. Chief of Sufi Shrine in Ajmer, Syed Zainul Aabideen said that the attack on Indian spy Sarabjeet Singh in Pakistan was un-Islamic, reports Nawa-i-Waqt, while Jang said Sarabjeet's sister has accused Pakistan government's involvement in the attack on her brother ....
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Pak Urdu Media Digest- Apr 26

 
G-B is in a limbo, says a daily from Gilgit. Interim PM Khoso has no idea about the existence of Gilgit-Baltistan Council, and the interim federal minister for AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan Affairs has not yet been appointed while Governor Peer Karam Ali Shah has failed to meet the PM on Gilgit-Baltistan Council and other issues, says the report....
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Pak Urdu Media Digest- Apr 25

 
The failure of Brussels talks between Pakistan, Afghanistan and the United States over the issue of talks with the Taliban and rampant corruption in Gilgit- Baltistan are among the main headlines today. Two dailies editorially ticked off Chief Minister Mehdi Shah’s for giving jobs without following rules, and regulations and merit. Shah is also in the news by not attending the G-B assembly session called by the Speaker – the first instance of a chief minister boycotting the assembly....
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Pak Urdu Media Digest- Apr 24

 
Speculation is ripe, as most dailies report, that because of Saudi intervention Musharraf would be able to leave for Dubai over the next 48 hours to see his ailing mother. An explosives-laden truck was found outside of Musharraf’s farmhouse. JI manifesto promises salvation from slavery to America, says Ummat....
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Pak Urdu Media Digest- Apr 23

 
The army is keeping away from Musharraf muddle but his influential friends are trying to take him out of Pakistan like the CIA did to rescue Raymond Davis , say front page stories today; it is reported that many senior politicians are kept in the loop and that is the reason why they are keeping silent on L'affaire Musharraf. ...
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Pak Urdu Media Digest- Apr 22

 
Musharraf dominates the front pages with speculation that he may soon return to the comfort of Dubai under one pretext or the other because of his overseas friends....
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