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Pak Urdu Media Digest - May 15

 
A Chinese company, China Port Handling, will take over the charge of Gwadar Port from May 22nd, , it is reported today. Analysts and commentators are puzzled by overtures from Nawaz Sharif to the PTI. ...
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Pak Urdu Media Digest -May 14

 
There are numerous reports of parties in Sindh protesting against election results in the province, especially in Karachi, Hyderabad, Jamshero and Jacobabad. Most of the reports are about rigging by MQM and demand re-elections in Karachi. JeM is busy promoting ‘Al Murabitun’ as if it is another front for JeM, says some reports....
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Pak Urdu Media Digest - May 13

 
The demand for re-poll in Karachi under military supervision is becoming louder by the day, say many dailies. PML-N, PTI, JUI, and MQM are making the demand amongst other parties. There is wide speculation on who could form the new government in KP, and Balochistan with scales tilted in favour of PTI in alliance with JuI-F or JI in KP and in favour of PML-N and its local allies in Balochistan....
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Pak Urdu Media Digest - April 12

 
Hafiz Saeed is thundering that they will not allow Pakistan to become a market for Indian goods, says Nawa-i-Waqt .JuD chief is also speaking of liberating Kashmir through Jihad. The increase in US aid to Pakistan signals Washington's dependenc on Islamabad for peace in Kabul, say edit-page articles. Business pages have reports on tough economic times ahead. ...
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Pak Urdu Media Digest - May 10

 
Gilgit dailies are firing more salvos on chief minister Mehdi Shah dubbing him as corrupt. The federal government is also accused of not releasing development budget for the area. On terror theatre, the most prominent news item today is TTP chief Hakimullah Mehsud’s letter to TTP spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan on nationwide attacks to disrupt elections....
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Pak Urdu Media Digest - May 9

 
Women will not be allowed to to vote in Khyber Pakhtunkhwah, say most dailies amidst calls to shun campaign vedios of political leaders. In Sindh, ANP has withdrawn its candidates in favour of PPP while PML-N appears to be going soft on Imran Khan's party, say some dispatches on front pages...
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Pak Urdu Media Digest - May 8

 
Gilgit-Baltistan is in turmoil over special package issue. People in both Gilgit and Skardu towns are going without safe drinking water, says local dailies. Pakistani and Afghan terrorist groups have a new on-line magazine, ‘Azaan’....
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Pak Urdu Media Digest - May 7

 
TTP makes no distinction between candidates in the fray, according to Ummat, which also reports that TTP has warned that candidates who have changed their parties also will have to pay for their past allegiances. TP Dera Adam Khel has warned teachers against taking part in the election dutiesoral process., according to several other dailies. This is clearly a signal that coming few days will see a step up on hits on candidates of non-secular parties, and commoners as well. ...
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Pak Urdu Media Digest - May 6

 
Sarabjit death and its aftermath continue to be the front page news and editorial focus. Jasarat has a report which says that the fatal attack on the Indian prisoner in Lhore jail may have been part of a plan by Pakistani government agencies as a retaliation for India hanging Afzal Guru. A new terror outfit, Tehrik-e-Taliban Mansoor Group is active in Karachi, according to Awami Awaz. Its members are local militants who have received trainining in Afghanistan in making bombs, especially rickshaws full of explosive, the report says and identifies its leaders as Wazir Haqqani. ( This dispatch includes reports for May 4 and 5)...
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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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