Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

January, 2018


CJCSC General Zubair Mehmood meets Chairman EU Military Committee in Brussels


RAWALPINDI, JAN 17 (DNA) –  Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat attended the Chief of Staff session of NATO Military Committee in Brussels on Wednesday. He highlighted Pakistan’s efforts and achievements in counter-terrorism domain at a Chiefs of Staff session of NATO Military Committee in Brussels, the Inter-Services Public Relations said. The meeting was attended by representatives of 66 NATO and partner nations, the ISPR said in a statement, at which the committee discussed peace and security-related matters. General Hayat also informed the participants aboutRead More

Azerbaijan, Pakistan eye developing military co-op


BAKU, JAN 17 (DNA) – The next meeting of the Azerbaijan-Pakistan working group between the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan and Joint Staff of Pakistan kicked off in Baku on Jan. 17, the Azerbaijani Ministry said in a message. Head of the working group from the Azerbaijani side is the head of International Military Cooperation Department, Major General Huseyn Mahmudov, and from the Pakistan side – Chief of the External Relations Department of the Joint Staff, Major General Mohammad Shafiq. During the meeting, two sides discussed the current state and prospectsRead More

Islamabad district administration bans political rallies for next two months


ISLAMABAD, JAN 17 (DNA) – The district administration of Islamabad banned political power shows, rallies and protests in the capital during the next two months as a reaction to the grand Mall Road agitation in Lahore staged by the opposition parties. In Lahore, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) have combined to stage a protest against the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government on Mall Road over the 2014 Model Town massacre. According to details, no political party will be allowed to gather people and stageRead More

Poland plays down row with Germany over WWII reparations


WARSAW, JAN 17 (DNA) – On Wednesday played down a row with Germany over its demand for World War II reparations, with Poland’s foreign minister saying the issue should not hinder good relations between neighbors. “At the moment, there is no question of it becoming an obstacle standing between the relationship of our two countries,” said Jacek Czaputowicz, in his first visit to Berlin since he was appointed Poland’s foreign minister in a reshuffle last week. “We are looking for solutions This discussion should take place on the basis ofRead More

Pakistan China to enhance veterinary sciences cooperation


ISLAMABAD, JAN 17 (DNA) – The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and the Shangdong Vocational Animal Sciences and Veterinary College China has inked a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen ties in the area of academia and research. The MoU was signed by Vice Chancellor University of Agriculture, Dr. Zafar Iqbal and the Vice-President of the Chinese College Dr. Zhou Qinhu in Faisalabad today. In the MoU, it was decided to promote integration of education and production and establish the animal and veterinary training centers.

Civil servants with dual nationality in trouble


ISLAMABAD, JAN 17 (DNA) – Supreme Court of Pakistan has sought a list of judges, civil servants holding dual nationalities on Wednesday. A three-judge bench, presided by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, has given 15 days to the SC and high courts registrars to submit a list of dual nationals superior and lower judiciary judges. The bench, while hearing a case related to meter readers, also asked a secretary establishment to submit names of civil servants from grade 17 to 21 with dual nationalities within 15 days. Currently the judgesRead More