Yesterday’s full moon in Lahore

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7 responses to “Yesterday’s full moon in Lahore

  1. I would like people to stop taking pictures of my property.

  2. Tehseen Awan

    How far is it true that Benazir Bhutto was Asif Zardari’s second wife, she was divorced& he plotted to kill ?
    Veteran journalist Altaf Hasan Quraishi wrote in his digest in Urdu informations furnished by his another journalist friend of Karachi(which he says he disagrees2) that Benazir was divorced by his husband when he was released after passing 81/2 years in jail(for heavy corruption charges) & b coz of long separation. That’s why both were living in separate countries. She had huge land in Larkana(in which a fast train takes one hour to cover up) & other properties at many places in the world & a joint account in swiss bank too with huge amount of money. He further adds that he didn’t accompany her when she returned & election campaign she did alone. after her death, when he came back, his face didn’t show any sign of tension & at the time of her burial his face showed as if he is convinced of happenings. Also, the suicide bombers & gunmen were his men. He was accused of killing her brother Murtaza too earlier. She was his second wife & he got killed his cousin Fateen too. Is it all true?
    3 years ago Report Abuse Additional Details
    Asif Ali Zardari was head of Public Account Committee during Benazir’s first term as PM. He was being called Mr 10 % b coz he was getting that much kickbacks in all govt projects. His musclemen once tied a remote controlled bomb to a leg of then top industrialist Bukhari of Al Bukhari Group(after his kidnapping) to give Rs. 100 crores to him or his leg’d be blown off & got money too. Similar things were done to others. He was grabbing lands for his building projects at throw away prices after kidnapping of owners. At two sides of his Bilawal House in posh Clifton area of Karachi, facing the sea, two 30 feet high iron gates were erected to block the whole road from public use. He tried to grab a bigger house nearby of a big businessman similarly to be named as Bakhtawar House but Takbeer weekly bared story & blew up the plan. He was earlier engaged to his beautiful cousin Fateen Zardari but later she refused & so, was murdered by his plan in a car accident near Clifton. He is a bad man.
    3 years ago

    While in jail for 8 1/2 years, he had set up a court system of which he himself was a judge & his judgements were biding. He was using his grouping & mucle flexing in the jail by ordering beating of any culprit by bamboo bars heavily. All possible sorts of hooliganism & goondaism he was doing in the jail too with full support of staff members who were afraid of him that after release he will eliminate them. He was like a king in jail. This he told to Shafi Naqi Jaameii on BBC Radio after release. If rumours are to be believed, he was coming out of jail too for amany days , unrecorded(obviously) as it is shown on many Indian TV serials of Balaji Telefilms by making jail staff ‘crorepatis'(multi millionares). Now he is going to be power broker in his country.
    3 years ago

  3. General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani NI (M), HI

    General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani NI (M), HI, was commissioned from Paksitan Military Academy, Kakul in Baloch Regiment in 1971. General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani NI (M), HI, is graduate of Fort Benning (USA), Command and Staff College Quetta, Command and General Staff College Fort Leavenworth (USA), Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, Hawaii (USA), and National Defence College Islamabad.

    The General possesses wide ranging experience in Command, Instructional and staff appointments. He has commanded an infantry Battalion, Infantry Brigade, Infantry Division and a Corps. He has been on the faculty of School of Infantry and Tactics Quetta, Officers Training School Mangla, Command and Staff College Quetta and National Defence University Islamabad.

    Besides being Chief of Staff Corps, the General has also held the coveted appointment of Director General Military Operations. He has served as Director General Inter Services Intelligence. He has been awarded Hilal-i-Imtiaz and Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) for his meritorious services.

    Imbued with the qualities of head and heart, General is perceived to be a purposeful and pragmatic Commander and embodiment of professionalism. Excellence and perfection remain the hallmark of his personality.

    An avid golfer and a keen sportsman, General is also the President of Pakistan Golf Association. He is married and has a son and daughter.

  4. Chief of Naval Staff

    Admiral Noman Bashir NI(M) was commissioned in Operations Branch of Pakistan Navy in June 1973. He has had the privilege to command two aviation squadrons, two ships (frigate & corvette) and the Naval Aviation. He has also had the coveted honour of Commanding Pakistan Fleet.

    He has served on staff appointment at NHQ as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operations), Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Training), Director General Naval Intelligence and Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Projects). He has also served as Commodore Training Ashore, Senior Pakistan Armed Forces Officer in the Sultanate of Oman and did a tenure in KPT as General Manager (Operations).

    The Flag Officer is a graduate of Joint Services Staff College, Armed Forces War College at National Defence University and Royal College of Defence Studies UK.

  5. Chief of Air Staff

    Born in 1954, Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman received his early education at PAF Public School, Sargodha. Subsequently, he joined Pakistan Air Force and graduated from PAF Academy, Risalpur in June 1975. After doing his Fighter and Operational Conversion Courses, he initially flew the American F-86 (Sabre), and later all types of Chinese and French fighter aircraft on PAF inventory. He is an accomplished fighter pilot with rich experience on Mirages. He is a Qualified Flying Instructor (QFI) and has been an instructor at the prestigious Combat Commanders’ School. He commanded an elite Fighter Squadron, a Fighter Flying Wing and a Fighter PAF Base.

    In staff jobs at Air Headquarters, the Air Chief Marshal has served as Deputy Director in Operations Branch, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Plans) and Deputy Inspector General (DIG) at the Inspector General’s Branch. In senior staff assignments, the Air Chief Marshal has the distinction of having served as Commandant PAF Air War College, Air Officer Commanding, Southern
    Air Command, Director General, Air Force Strategic Command and Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations). The Air Chief Marshal has also served in the UAE Air Force as an instructor pilot in a Fighter Squadron. He is a graduate of the PAF Air War College, Faisal and National Defence University, Islamabad from where he did his M Sc in Strategic Studies.

    Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman assumed the command of the PAF on 19 March, 2009. He is married and blessed with three children. In recognition of his meritorious and exceptionally dedicated services, he has been decorated with the awards of Sitara-i-Basalat, Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military).

  6. No PR110/2011-ISPR Dated: May 11, 2011

    Quetta – May 11, 2011: General Khalid Shameem Wynne, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee said that the Defense Forces of Pakistan are well equipped, highly motivated and fully capable to all dimensions of conventional and unconventional threat posed to security and integrity of the mother land. He was addressing officers of Command and Staff College, Quetta today.
    Urging the officers to maintain their focus on professional pursuits, the Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee emphasized that excellence in the training is the key to operational preparedness. It is the leadership, which has emerged as the decisive factor in such environment and you must lead by personal example, he stressed.
    Appreciating the good standard of training, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee said that Command and Staff College, Quetta is the oldest and one of finest institution of military learning. It plays significant role in grooming future leadership of the Army, he added.
    On arrival Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee was received by Lieutenant General Khalid Rabbani, Commandant, Command and Staff College Quetta.

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    General Khalid Shameem Wynne, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee addressing officers of Command and Staff College at Quetta today.(11-05-2011)

  7. No PR109/2011-ISPR Dated: May 9, 2011

    Rawalpindi – May 9, 2011: General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) addressed the officers at Rawalpindi, Kharian and Sialkot garrisons today.

    He discussed one point agenda of Abbottabad incident. He said that Abbottabad incident has been in sharp public focus. Incomplete information and lack of technical details have resulted in speculations and misreporting. Public dismay and despondency has also been aggravated due to insufficient formal response. It is believed that people of Pakistan need to be taken into confidence through their honourable elected representatives.

    Chief of Army Staff said that he has requested the honourable Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani to kindly consider convening of a joint session of the Parliament for briefing on security issues as related to Abbottabad incident.

    Chief of Army Staff said that he has also requested that strength of democracy must be put into effect to develop a consensus on important security issues including war on terror. Articulation of a national response through the Parliament, under the circumstances, is the most effective way to let the World know the historic achievements of Pakistan against Al Qaeda and its terror affiliates. This would not have been possible without the active support and invaluable sacrifices of people of Pakistan.

    At the end, COAS held a very frank Question/Answer session with the participants.

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