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Friday, August 11th, 2017


Kulsoom Nawaz files nomination papers as PML-N’s candidate for NA-120 by-polls


PML-N, the ruling party, has fielded Begum Kulsoom Nawaz as its candidates for the NA-120 seat. Asif Kirmani and Captain Safdar filed the nomination papers of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife for the upcoming by-poll at the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) Lahore office on Friday. “Nawaz Sharif’s lions have defeated you in the elections in Azad Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and local bodies and cantonment board elections in recent years,” Kirmani said while speaking to the media and party workers after filing the nomination papers. “NA-120 will prove to beRead More

Child killed in Lalamusa by cars in Nawaz Sharif’s motorcade

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Speeding cars accompanying Nawaz Sharif’s ‘homecoming’ motorcadecrushed a nine-year-old child to death in Lalamusa on Friday, DNA reported. According to DawnNews, the child was among a crowd of supporters gathered to greet Nawaz Sharif as his motorcade passed through Lalamusa. It seems that he strayed onto the road and was hit by one of the cars belonging to the Elite Force before multiple following cars ran over him without stopping. According to eyewitnesses, the child succumbed to his injuries while the vehicles passed over him. The child’s father lost consciousness, experiencing heart palpitations, afterRead More

GT Road rally: ‘I am only appealing to the people’s court,’ Nawaz tells supporters


Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has resumed a long road trip to his hometown of Lahore via the Grand Trunk (GT) Road on Friday after an overnight stay at a hotel located on the banks of the River Jhelum. Sharif’s convoy set out today for Gujranwala where he is expected to spend the night. He touched base briefly at Kharian and Lalamusa, and stopped at Gujrat to address his supporters. ‘Wait for my message’ “I am back in the court of the people,” Sharif told a crowd of loyalists inRead More

70 years of independence day celebrations


Balochistan blossom with hosts of Independence Day celebrations being organized by provincial Govt and Pakistan Army. Two such events Sports Festival and Education Gala were high mark of attratction for the youth. In Sports Events matches of Cricket, Hockey, Athletics, Boxing, Volleyball, Throw Ball, Football, Badminton and Tennis were played in which players from each and every district of Balochistan participated enthusiastically. Whereas Education Gala comprised of Quiz Competitions, Story Writing, Essay Writing English and Urdu, Poetry, photography, Science and Fine Arts. An Azadi Mela is also scheduled at AyubRead More

Uzbekistan keen to expand scientific, cultural ties with Pakistan: Ambassador

ISLAMABAD, AUG 11: A view of rountable held under the aegis of embassy of Uzbekistan at
 COMSTECH secretariat. DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, AUG 11 (DNA) – Ambassador of Uzbekistan Furkat Sadikov has said there is huge scope for expansion of relations between Uzbekistan and Pakistan in the fields of science and heritage. He expressed these views while  speaking during a roundtable held at COMSTECH. The ambassador further said, during the years of independence, the interest in inquiring into this colossal spiritual heritage has grown to a considerable extent. He said, international scientific and cultural cooperation has been launched in Uzbekistan. Major academic conferences are held to further these goals. Jubilees ofRead More