Daily Archives: December 12, 2009

LAHORE: Activists discuss canal-widening alternatives

* Lahore Bachao Tehreek proposes public transport system, congestion tax as alternatives.  Civil society members and non-government organisations on Friday formulated suggestions, to be presented to the Supreme Court, on the canal-widening project launched by the Punjab government. The government had announced a Rs 3.15-billion project in November to widen […]

CIA asked Blackwater to take out AQ Khan’

* Blackwater chief Erik Prince admits to running secret missions for CIA The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had asked private security contractor Blackwater Worldwide to kill Dr AQ Khan, the Pakistani scientist “who shared nuclear know-how with Iran, Libya, and North Korea”, agency’s founder Erik Prince admitted in an interview […]