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December, 2017


People’s love with Nawaz Sharif could not be removed: Miftah


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Dr Miftah Ismail has said love and affection of the people with former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif that could not be removed from their hearts. he said Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was still most popular leader among the masses, who had contributed their services for the welfare and development of the country. He said the ex-prime minister had launched number of energy and welfare projects including China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He further said CPEC wasRead More

Ex-CJSC Gen (retd) Khalid Shameem Wynne passes away in road accident

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RAWALPINDI, DEC 30 (DNA) – Former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Khalid Shameem Wynne died in a road accident near Chakri on Saturday afternoon, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) confirmed. He was born on August 28, 1953 in Abbotabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He has received multiple accolades over the years, but the most outstanding ones are his recognition of Hilal-e-Imtiaz and Nishan-e-Imtiaz. Wynne retired on October 8, 2013 as a four-star general, and he preceded by Gen Tariq Majid, was succeeded by General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani. He had served the army forRead More

NAB chairman takes notice of irregularities in Gwadar land allotment


ISLAMABAD, DEC 30 (DNA) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has taken notice of irregularities in land allotment of industrial and commercial plots in Gwadar Industrial Estate Development Authority (GIEDA), according to an official notification issued on Saturday. The irregularities inflicted losses worth millions of rupees to the national exchequer, NAB said in the statement, adding, the GIEDA has put the development of Balochistan on stake after turning into an estate agency. The authority allotted the lands to relatives, friends, and other preferred buyers while disregardingRead More

Rawalpindi: Man arrested for keeping family hostage, killing one

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RAWALPINDI, DEC 30 (DNA) – The man who held his family hostage in a home located in Morgah area of Rawalpindi has been arrested in injured condition by the authorities. According to details, the hostages included his wife, children and in-laws. The 36-year-old criminal had killed his father-in-law by opening fire and injured two others including an elite force official. It has been learnt that the man also tried to commit suicide at night. Heavy contingents of police and rescue teams reached the incident spot and controlled the situation. BothRead More

PAT’s All Parties Conference will be held in Lahore today

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LAHORE, DEC 30 (DNA) – Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s (PAT) All Parties Conference (APC) to formulate a joint strategy against the government on the issue of Model Town tragedy will be held in Lahore today (Saturday). Opposition parties including Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), Awami Muslim League (AML), Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP), Sunni Ittehad Council, Sunni Ittehad Council, Majlis-e-Wehdatul Muslimeen (MWM) and Ulema Mashaikh Council will attend the meeting. The APC will begin with the inaugural speech of PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri. A jointRead More

Pakistan High Commission celebrates Quaid’s Day in Colombo

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COLOMBO, DEC 29 (DNA) – The High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka held a 141st birthday anniversary celebrations at the High Commission premises. The ceremony was held under the theme “Hamara Quaid” and Main Hon Quaid ka Pakistan”. The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat, in his address, paid a rich tribute to the Quaid for untiring struggle and meritorious efforts for creation of Pakistan. He underscored that the creation of Pakistan would not have been possible without the diligent efforts, singularity of purpose,Read More