to chair special meet
Islamabad, October 8
The Pakistani Government has
decided to convene a meeting of its National Security Committee (NSC) in
the wake of the ongoing border firing. The meeting would be chaired by
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif tomorrow. Along with the top military
leadership, the PMís Adviser on Foreign Affairs and National Security
Sartaj Aziz, Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif, Interior Minister
Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Information
Minister Pervez Rashid will attend the meeting.
on Pak: Sena to Modi
Mumbai, October 8
Shiv Sena's attacks on Prime
Minister Narendra Modi got nastier today with the party mouthpiece
Saamna reminding him of his promise during the Lok Sabha elections to
rein in Pakistan. "Do you need a 56 inch chest to protect the
interests of the nation and teach Pakistan a lesson?" Saamna asked.
crisis looms in Punjab as coal stocks reach critical limit
Patiala, October 8
Consumers in almost all parts of
Punjab, barring the Chief Ministerís home town Bathinda, have
complained of power cuts in the past few days. Bothered by repeated
power cuts, farmers have threatened to stage a dharna in front of the
office of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL).