Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

October, 2017


Asia Cup: Pakistan humiliated 4-0 against India

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Pakistan were thrashed once again at the hands of India in the ongoing 2017 Asia Cup, this time with a 4-0 scoreline in both teams’ last Super-4s match in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The first two quarters of the match went scoreless, but India broke Pakistan’s defense in the third quarter courtesy a goal by Satbir Singh (39 minutes). India then went on a rampage against Greenshirts in the final quarter with three goals with a span of six minutes. Harmanpreet Singh scored the second goal in the 51st minute courtesy aRead More

Chinese embassy says its envoy may be attacked, requests more security

CM Punjab (1)

OCT 21 (DNA) – The Chinese embassy in Pakistan has requested more security for its ambassador in the wake of information that he is likely to be attacked. in a letter written to the interior ministry, the Chinese embassy has said that a terrorist had entered the country to attack Yao Jing. The embassy has requested the government to take immediate action on the intelligence information, and provide security to the ambassador. The letter, the sources said, written by the focal person for CPEC, Ping Ying Fi, identifies the militantRead More

PM, Nigerian President discuss bilateral ties; cooperation in diverse areas

ISTANBUL, OCT 21: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a meeting with President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari.=DNA PHOTO

ISLTANBUL, OCT 21 (DNA): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari met on Saturday on the sidelines of 9th D-8 Summit hosted by Turkey in this historic city. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed bilateral relations, prospects of enhancing cooperation in diverse areas as well as other matters of mutual interest. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the President of Nigeria that Pakistan can provide cooperation in sectors including health, infrastructure, education and human resource management. “There is a lot of trade potential between theRead More

Ambassador of Norway meets Mayor Sialkot Ch. Tauheed Akhtar

SIALKOT, OCT 21: Mayor Sialkot, Chaudhry Toheed Akhtar presenting a souvenir to Ambassador of Norway, Tore Nedrebo, on Saturday.=DNA PHOT O

BY GULZAR AHMED SIALKOT, OCT 21 (DNA) – The Ambassador of Norway in Pakistan Mr. Tore Nedrebo visited the offices of Sialkot Municipal Corporation. Norwegian Ambassador met with Mayor Sialkot Ch. Tauheed Akhtar and discussed in details the matters of mutual interest. Mayor gave him detailed briefing about the unique export culture of Sialkot and Sialkot’s socio-economic and human development. Both, the Norwegian Ambassador Mr. Tore Nedrebo and Mayor of Sialkot Ch. Tauheed Akhtar , stressed the need of making sincere joint efforts to provide the improved municipal facilities toRead More

Serena hotels organize trekking event

ISLAMABAD, OCT 21: GM, Serena Hotels, Michel A. Galopin in a group photo with diplomats and members of civil society during trekking event at Margalla Hills.=DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, OCT 21 (DNA) – Serena Hotels organised a delightful trek trip to the Margalla Hills for members of the diplomatic community under Serena Hotels Adventure Diplomacy initiative, which encourages human engagement with Nature while testing physical prowess. A fervent group of more than 40 diplomats and friends of Serena participated in the hike on Margalla Trail 6, which ended in a splendid breakfast set amidst the majestic scenery of the Hills. The hikers took a breather midway and took some beautiful photographs of the trek that ended on aRead More

AKDN welcomes Canada’s efforts for improving people’s life in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, OCT 21: High Commissioner of Canada Perry John Carlderwood seapking 
during a function held to celebrate 35 years parternershp of Aga Khan Network and Govt
of Canada partership in Pakistan. DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, OCT 21 (DNA) – Since the early 1980s, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the Government of Canada have worked together to help people in Pakistan improve their quality of life. From the earliest investments in irrigation and drinking water infrastructure, roads and bridges, to massive improvements in literacy and education attainment, especially by women, to today’s expansion of an eHealth system that is revolutionizing the way patients can access care and health professionals can learn in remote areas, the AKDN-Canada partnership has left its mark across Pakistan,Read More