Le site Bellaciao: coloré, multiple, ou le meilleur cotoie fort heureusement le pire, mélangé, bizarre, picabien et dadaîste, explorant toutes sortes de registres et de régimes rhétoriques, drole et polémiqueur, surréaliste: rencontre d'un parapluie et d'une machine à coudre sur une table de dissection, têtes de Lénine sur le clavier d'un piano Steinway ou Bosendorfer...
FR
ES
Senal en Vivo
VIDEO
RADIO
FRIENDS SITES
with Bellaciao
Bellaciao hosted by
To rebel is right, to disobey is a duty, to act is necessary !
Bellaciao  mobile version   |   Home  |   About us   |   Donation  |   Links  |   Contact  |   Search
ISLAMABAD: Complete shutter down strike observed throughout the country

by : ISLAMABAD
Monday September 4, 2006 - 21:22
1 comment

ISLAMABAD: Complete shutter down strike was observed throughout the country, whereas partial strike was observed on Friday in Punjab and Peshawar on joint opposition strike call to protest against the killing of Former Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti and government policies.

Complete wheel jam and shutter down strike was observed throughout Balochistan against the killing of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti and amendments in the controversial Hudood Ordinance.

All the major highways leading to the port city of Karachi, Punjab and various others parts of the country from Quetta remained closed throughout the day. Keeping security risk in view the Quetta Express departed for Karachi from Quetta under the watchful eye of FC security personnel.

Complete shutter down and wheel jam strike was observed in all areas of Balochistan including Quetta, Sibbi, Qalat, Khuzdar, Mastung, Kharan, Turbat, Pangoor, Noshanki, Taftan Pashin, Chaman, Qila Saifullah, Muslim Bagh, Lora Lai, Zob, Mosa Khel and other Pakhtoon majority areas on the appeal of MMA and Pukhtoonkhwa NAP against Bugti�s killing.

No untoward incident was reported in Quetta till the filling of this report.

Following Juma Prayer, condemnation resolutions were passed in various mosques of Quetta in which it was said that no amendments would be tolerated in Hudood Ordinance.

All major businesses and trading markets remained opened as only partial strike was observed in the Punjab provincial capital, Lahore.

Partial strike was observed in the areas of Multan Road, Wahdat Road, and some other localities in the city, Friday. Heavy contingent of police took control of the city early Thursday night, it was learnt.

All major markets including Baidan Road, Mall Road, Anar Kali, Shah Alami, Brad Ruth Road, Akbari Mandi, Ring Mahal, Liberty Market, Circle Road, GT Road, Auto Market, Badami Bagh, Montgomery Road, Abbot Road, Davis Road, Mac Load Road, Mazang Achrah, Abid Market, Baghban Pura, Gulberg, Defense, Barkat Market, Garden Town, Model Town Link Road, Town Ship, Green Town, Johar Town, Masraf Shah, Shad Bagh, Timber Market, Gawal Mandi, Ferozepur Road, Nisbat Road and others remained open.

Most of the shops remained closed on the areas adjacent to Mansoora, Multan Road and Wahdat Road. It was learnt that in the later part of Friday the traffic flow resumed back to normal. Meanwhile the attendance at various offices remained normal. Complete shutter down strike was observed throughout the NWFP on call of MMA along with some reports of protest demonstration in some of the cities the province following against the killing of Nawab Akbar Bugti, amendments in Hudood Ordinance, and illegal house arrest of Dr. Abdul Qadir here on Friday.

In different parts of the city the Peshawar Police also forced some of the shopkeepers for shutter down in order to avoid any untoward incidents and all the roads presented a deserted look.

The Daewoo authorities has also evacuate the bus stands keeping in view the previous loss in which more than 20 Daewoo buses were set on fire.

Similarly, Restaurant on University Road and some Car Show Rooms remains opened with the banners placed on their front in favour of strike.

The traffic system on Charsadda Road, Faqirabad and in the interior and adjacent road of the city remained according to schedules.

Enraged protesters chanted anti government slogans and burned tires and demanded resignations from the government.

Meanwhile, Complete strike was also observed in Nowshera, Charsaddah, Swat, Sawabi, Dera Ismail Khan, Kohat, Bunnu Lakki Marwat, and Mardan and in the other cities of the province.

Life also remained paralyzed and crippling strike was also observed in District Swat, Malakand and other district s on the call of MMA.

The huge protest demonstration was held in central city of Swat, where the leaders of the MMA had termed the killing of Bugti as great national loss and threat to the solidarity of the country.

Incidents like that of Bugti death is not good omen for the country. They said that we equally share the sorrow of Bugti death. They also strongly condemned the amendments in the Hudood Ordinance.

A strike call given by the combined opposition against killing of veteran Baloch nationalist leader, Nawab Akbar Bugti, accorded an effective response in Karachi and rest parts of Sindh paralysing the normal course of life on Friday.

The strike call was also supported by the traders, and business organizations and other religious and political parties.

Almost 90 per cent of the business, and commercial centers, bazaars and markets remained closed in most parts of Karachi, the commercial hub of the country. Public and private transport was also scanty.

The administration had taken strict security measures to avert any untoward incident as heavy contingents of police and rangers- both uniformed and civil dressed- were detailed at almost all the main roads and important streets.

Police fired teargas to disperse angry mobs in Lyrai, Chakiwara, and Golimar areas where pitched battles were fought between the youths and the police. However, no casualty was reported till the filing of this report. Sporadic incidents of aerial firing were also reported from some areas of the city.

Contingents of police and rangers were deployed at sensitive areas, particularly the diplomatic avenue, several Imambargahs, Madrassahs and Mosques to frustrate any unpleasant incident.

Some 10,000 police and rangers personnel, including 3000 reserved policemen from police training center were deployed in the city. .

Law enforcing personnel were also deployed on the roads leading to US Consulate, British Deputy High Commission and other foreign missions, foreign restaurants, banks and other installations.

All the main markets, bazaars and business centers, including Saddar, the city�s busiest commercial hub, Tariq Road, Hydri, Boultan Market, M.A Jinnah Road, Electronics Market, Jamia Cloth Market, Light House, Juna Market, Khajoor Market, Tower, Joria Bazaar, and Sohrab Ghot remained closed.

A majority of shops and small markets also remained closed in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jahur, North Nazimabad, Naizimabad, New Karachi, F.B Area, Garden, Clifton, Liaquatabad, PECH Society, Malir, Pak Colony , F.B Area, Korangi, Orangi, Landhi and other localities.

Some shops remained open in Defence, Clifton and a few other areas. Almost 80 per cent of the petrol pumps in the city were closed on Thursday evening.

Operations at Karachi Port Trust, and Bin Qasim Port and other government organizations and corporations, remained disturbed. Attendance at the government and private offices remained 5 to 10 per cent.

Transport on inter-city routes, Sharae Faisal, the city�s busiest road, M.A Jinnah Road, University Road, and other major roads was thin. Taking advantage of the strike, the rickshaws and taxis charged the citizens at will.

All the private and public universities, colleges and schools remained also closed.

http://www.paktribune.com/news/inde...



Leave a comment
Print this article


Commentaires de l'article
 

> ISLAMABAD: Complete shutter down strike observed throughout the country
Monday September 11 - 05:34 - Posted by aa4154ff847d9e84...

per chance does this mean McDonald’s was closed too?







PEOPLE OF COLOR: THE NFL DOESN’T GIVE A DAMN ABOUT YOU
Tuesday 17 - 23:07
by David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Report
TRUMP, JONES, THE NFL, AND THE NEW MCCARTHYISM
Tuesday 10 - 23:14
by David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Report
Catalonia referendum: 90% voted for independence, say officials (video)
Monday 2 - 09:55
Catalonia referendum: ’Spanish authorities are the criminals’ (video)
Monday 2 - 09:47
If I was truly evil
Tuesday 12 - 14:22
Yves Bouvier Faces Swiss Tax Investigation
Saturday 9 - 03:27
by lishk
The Polisario front suspected of double-play around humanitarian aid hijacking
Friday 8 - 21:44
by NathanT
The Polisario front suspected of double-play around humanitarian aid hijacking
Friday 8 - 21:37
by Nathan Taylor
AMERICA’S JUDASES
Sunday 27 - 20:02
by David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Report
What happend to Soraya and Hussein Khashoggi?
Friday 25 - 20:38
by Perseus
The falling Max Ehrich
Thursday 17 - 19:40
by celbbetty
DAMN THE NFL
Wednesday 16 - 01:44
by David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Report
Overplaying your hand
Thursday 10 - 12:36
Gujarat Flood 2017 Devastation- Inevitable or Orchestrated in Dhanera ?
Thursday 3 - 06:19
by Dwarika Nath Rath
Multiple citizenship & Zionist subversion of America, Australia, India, Humanity
Wednesday 2 - 03:10
by Dr Gideon Polya
I’M AN IDIOT AND I VOTE
Thursday 27 - 23:23
by David R. Hoffman
The Top Ten Art Scandals That Have Rocked the World
Tuesday 18 - 15:48
by Curtis Judge
John Pilger slams Mainstream silence re Apartheid Israel crimes: Free Palestine
Thursday 13 - 02:43
by Dr Gideon Polya
RUSSIAN MAFIA – NOW IN DUBAI?
Monday 3 - 14:52
by James Dolay
THE NFL IS RACIST
Saturday 1 - 00:31
by David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Report
Australian Finkel Review has dirty energy for 50 years & ignores 25 key issues
Monday 19 - 03:37
by Dr Gideon Polya
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH: JUSTICE FOR PHILANDO CASTILE
Sunday 18 - 01:03
by David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Report
Find out what is true and false about climate change - Kenneth Pouchet
Friday 16 - 17:43
by Kenneth Pouchet
Freedom For Me, But Not You
Wednesday 31 - 02:17
by David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Report
Post-Apartheid, non-racist, One State, democratic Palestine can happen tomorrow
Tuesday 30 - 08:21
by Dr Gideon Polya
A Review of Gilad Atzmon’s new book, “Being In Time: The Post-Political Manifes
Wednesday 17 - 21:23
by June Terpstra
Avoiding Another War in North Korea
Sunday 14 - 18:27
by William John Cox
Judah Ben Hur for President 2020
Saturday 13 - 16:15
by William Morgan
ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT FOR DONALD J. TRUMP
Saturday 13 - 02:33
by David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Report
As War Party shadow boxes, its agenda surges unopposed
Friday 12 - 14:28
by Daniel Patrick Welch
Yves Bouvier caught in a real estate bankruptcy
Thursday 11 - 20:19
by Pierre Gove
Book: This Is How The State Fucks Your Mind
Tuesday 9 - 19:16
by OAF
ISRAEL’S 1967 ATTACK ON INTELLIGENCE SHIP U.S.S. LIBERTY - THE ONLY MYSTERY
Thursday 20 - 20:06
by JOHN CHUCKMAN
Denmark eaten down to the bone, what’s next?
Wednesday 19 - 16:22
by Henrik Petersen
A Financial Toll Tax: Transform, Not Reform, the U.S. Tax System
Monday 17 - 22:55
by William John Cox
COMPLETE DEGRADATION OF A SELF-STYLED GREAT NATION
Saturday 8 - 16:35
by JOHN CHUCKMAN
ATTACKING PEOPLE WITH FLEETS OF MISSILES BEFORE YOU HAVE ANY FACTS
Friday 7 - 20:34
by JOHN CHUCKMAN
Syrian rebels used Sarin nerve gas, not Assad’s regime: U.N. official
Thursday 6 - 23:09
by Shaun Waterman
TRUMP’S FRIGHTENING TURNAROUND ON SYRIA – A STRONG SIGNAL ABOUT WHO REALLY RUNS
Thursday 6 - 17:22
by JOHN CHUCKMAN
AMERICA’S POLITICS WITHOUT MEANING - THE FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS ABOUT THE COUNTRY
Thursday 30 - 17:37
by JOHN CHUCKMAN

home | webmaster



Follow-up of the site's activity
RSS Bellaciao En


rss FR / rss IT / rss ES



Bellaciao hosted by DRI

It is the responsibility of the intellectual to speak the truth and to expose lies. Noam Chomsky
Facebook Twitter Google+
DAZIBAO
I, European citizen, won’t let refugees be rejected in my name
Thursday 10 March
©Olivier Jobard/Myop I, European citizen, won’t let refugees be rejected in my name THE RIGHT TO ASYLUM IS A RIGHT In the phrase « right to asylum », every word matters. Under the law, every person who is persecuted because of his or her political opinions or because of his or her identity, every person that is endangered by violence, war or misery has a RIGHT to seek asylum in another country The aim of this petition is to collect (...)
read more...
Neo-Nazis and far-right protesters in Ukraine 3 live-stream
Friday 24 January
2 comments
The far-right in Ukraine are acting as the vanguard of a protest movement that is being reported as pro-democracy. The situation on the ground is not as simple as pro-EU and trade versus pro-Putin and Russian hegemony in the region. When US Senator John McCain dined with Ukraine’s opposition leaders in December, he shared a table and later a stage with the leader of the extreme far-right Svoboda party Oleh Tyahnybok. This is Oleh Tyahnybok, he has claimed a "Moscow-Jewish mafia" (...)
read more...
Hugo Chavez is dead (video live)
Wednesday 6 March
by : Collective BELLACIAO
1 comment
President Hugo Chavez companeros venezueliano died after a long battle with cancer.
read more...
International initiative to stop the war in Syria Yes to democracy, no to foreign intervention!
Thursday 13 December
Your support here: http://www.peaceinsyria.org/support.php We, the undersigned, who are part of an international civil society increasingly worried about the awful bloodshed of the Syrian people, are supporting a political initiative based on the results of a fact-finding mission which some of our colleagues undertook to Beirut and Damascus in September 2012. This initiative consists in calling for a delegation of highranking personalities and public figures to go to Syria in order to (...)
read more...
THE KU KLUX KLAN ONCE AGAIN CONTROLS INDIANA
Monday 12 November
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
7 comments
At first glance, the results of America’s 2012 election appear to be a triumph for social, racial, and economic justice and progress in the United States: California voters passed a proposition requiring the rich to shoulder their fair share of the tax burden; Two states, Colorado and Washington, legalized the recreational use of marijuana, while Massachusetts approved the use of marijuana for medical purposes; Washington and two other states, Maine and Maryland, legalized same-sex (...)
read more...
I’VE DECIDED TO "WASTE" MY VOTE
Sunday 28 October
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
In a 2004 episode of Comedy Central’s animated series South Park, an election was held to determine whether the new mascot for the town’s elementary school would be a “giant douche” or a “turd sandwich.” Confronted with these two equally unpalatable choices, one child, Stan Marsh, refused to vote at all, which resulted in his ostracization and subsequent banishment from the town. Although this satirical vulgarity was intended as a commentary on the two (...)
read more...
HIGHER EDUCATION IN AMERICA: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE? PART IV
Friday 28 September
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
PART I PART II PART III If there is one major inconsistency in life, it is that young people who know little more than family, friends and school are suddenly, at the age of eighteen, supposed to decide what they want to do for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, because of their limited life experiences, the illusions they have about certain occupations do not always comport to the realities. I discovered this the first time I went to college. About a year into my studies, I (...)
read more...
HIGHER EDUCATION IN AMERICA: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE? PART III
Friday 28 September
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
PART I PART II PART IV Disillusioned with the machinations of so-called “traditional” colleges, I became an adjunct instructor at several “for-profit” colleges. Thanks largely to the power and pervasiveness of the Internet, “for-profit” colleges (hereinafter for-profits) have become a growing phenomenon in America. They have also been the subject of much political debate and the focus of a Frontline special entitled College Inc. Unlike traditional (...)
read more...
HIGHER EDUCATION IN AMERICA: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE? PART II
Friday 28 September
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
PART I PART III PART IV Several years ago, a young lady came into the college where I was teaching to inquire about a full-time instructor’s position in the sociology department. She was advised that only adjunct positions were available. Her response was, “No thanks. Once an adjunct, always an adjunct.” Her words still echo in my mind. Even as colleges and universities raise their tuition costs, they are relying more and more on adjunct instructors. Adjuncts are (...)
read more...
HIGHER EDUCATION IN AMERICA: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE? PART I
Friday 28 September
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
PART II PART III PART IV When The Bill of Rights was added to the United States Constitution over two hundred years ago, Americans were blessed with many rights considered to be “fundamental.” One conspicuously missing, however, was the right to an education. This was not surprising given the tenor of the times. America was primarily an agrarian culture, and education, especially higher education, was viewed as a privilege reserved for the children of the rich and (...)
read more...
ONE SOLITARY LIFE, PART TWO
Monday 30 July
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
3 comments
If there is one universal question that haunts all human beings at some point in their lives, it is, “Why do we die?” Death, after all, is the great illogic. It ultimately claims all, the rich and the poor, the mighty and the small, the good and the evil. Death also has the capability to make most human pursuits—such as the quest for wealth, fame and power—vacuous and fleeting. Given this reality, I have often wondered why so many people are still willing to (...)
read more...
HOW MUCH CORRUPTION CAN DEMOCRACY ENDURE?
Thursday 28 June
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
6 comments
How much corruption can a “democracy” endure before it ceases to be a democracy? If five venal, mendacious, duplicitous, amoral, biased and (dare I say it) satanic Supreme Court “justices”—John Roberts, Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Anthony Kennedy—have their way, America will soon find out. In several previous articles for Pravda.Ru, I have consistently warned how the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision is one of the (...)
read more...
DEMOCRACY IN THE HANDS OF IDIOTS, PART TWO
Tuesday 12 June
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
1 comment
Imagine, if you will, that the United States government passes a law banning advertisers from sponsoring commercials on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show or Rupert Murdoch’s Fox (Faux) “News” Network. On one hand, there would be two decided advantages to this ban: The National IQ would undoubtedly increase several percentage points, and manipulative pseudo-journalists would no longer be able to appeal to the basest instincts in human nature for ratings and profit while (...)
read more...
DEMOCRACY IN THE HANDS OF IDIOTS
Thursday 7 June
by : David R. Hoffman, Pravda.Ru Legal Editor
4 comments
LIVE, from the State that brought you Senator Joseph McCarthy, Wisconsin voters now proudly present, fresh from his recall election victory, Governor Scott Walker! At first glance, it is almost unfathomable that anyone with a modicum of intelligence would have voted to retain Scott Walker as Wisconsin’s governor. This, after all, is a man who openly declared he is trying to destroy the rights of workers through a “divide and conquer” strategy; who received 61% of the (...)
read more...
PEOPLE WITHOUT SOULS
Tuesday 13 March
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
2 comments
A question I’ve frequently been asked since I began writing for Pravda.Ru in 2003 is, “Why did you become disillusioned with the practice of law?” This question is understandable, particularly since, in most people’s minds, being an attorney is synonymous with wealth and political power. I’ve always been reluctant to answer this question for fear it will discourage conscientious and ethical people from pursuing careers in the legal profession—a (...)
read more...