April 25, 2012

Facebook being used to blackmail Pakistani girls

Karachi—As Facebook and other social sites are becoming popular day by day in Pakistan, an important Asian country, hundreds of girls are being blackmailed by the social networking sites forcing them to limit activities to their homes and even to commit suicides.

According to the reports of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), cyber crimes are rampant across the country and a number of educated, respectable and distinguished girls are being blackmailed. “About 99 percent of complaints are being lodged by girls that their accounts are hacked and profile picture edited,” FIA sources revealed. “After that indecent pictures are uploaded on Facebook and other social websites,” they complained.Read More »Facebook being used to blackmail Pakistani girls

Bakhtawar comes to solace Gilani

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Karachi—Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari, daughter of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, on Tuesday extended her full support for Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, currently facing harsh decision in contempt of court issue.

She has urged him not to violate the Constitution of Pakistan. “You will not desecrate the graves of our martyrs. You may lose your office. You may lose your government but you must do what is right,” President Zardari’s daughter posted her message on social media website Twitter on Tuesday.Read More »Bakhtawar comes to solace Gilani

ISLAMABAD: Hydel power can be generated at Rs 6 per kilowatt

* India offered to provide 500MW electricity at Rs 16 per kilowatt, which is expensive by Rs 10 if generated locally

Daily Times report by Zeeshan Javaid

The Indian authorities offered the Pakistani government to import 500 megawatts (MW) electricity from Amritsar to Lahore at the rate of Rs 16 per kilowatt during the recently held neighbourly meetings, while hydel power electricity can be generated locally at the rate of Rs 6 per kilowatt, showing a difference of Rs 10 per kilowatt.
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