Mediawatch Desi Apr 08: A Q Khan, Ansar Burney, Arbab's manhandling in the Sind Assembly, AIteza's Carrot and Stick Act, Adrees Latif
If you have ever tried to meet up with a minister or an army general, you would be aware of the steps needed to cross to meet up with them, the numerous security checks, waits, more checks before you get to shake hands.
The access to A Q Khan was even tighter and his every single move was watched by the agencies.
He could not have participated in the alleged nuclear proliferation without the knowledge of army brass. That is why it is imperative to ascertain this - why Dr. Khan became the fall guy - and for whom? - t
ISLAMABAD: Nuclear scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan has said he twice saved Pakistan by acknowledging accusations of exporting nuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea and Libya.
Talking to a French news agency, Dr. A. Q. Khan said that PML-Q leader Chaudhery Shujaat Hussain and Secretary General Mushahid Hussain Syed have also acknowledged that he took the blame only for his country. He said new government had not established any contact with him. Dr. Qadeer said he had full faith in Almighty Allah and recital of the Holy Quran gave him peace of mind during his confinement. A. Q. Khan says he took blame twice to save country
Having taken up the cause of saving Indian national Sarabjit Singh from gallows, former Pakistan Minister Ansar Burney will carry home letters from his family and some CDs to ascertain whether or not he was really involved in terrorist acts in that country. Burney, who is in India to meet Home Minister Shivraj Patil and Indian Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon besides other officials, made it clear to PTI today that he will make all efforts to save Sarabjit if he is innocent. Burney will carry letters of Sarabjit's kin
Adrees Latif [Pakistan-born and Bangkok-based photojournalist] of Reuters.won for "his dramatic photograph of the Japanese videographer, sprawled on the pavement, fatally wounded during a street demonstration in Myanmar," the Pulitzer Prize board said.