Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
RIYADH, MAR 13 (DNA) – Saudi Prince Bandar bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has passed away. The Royal Court in a statement announced that the funeral prayers will be performed on Tuesday at Makkah-based Grand Mosque following Asr (afternoon) regular prayer. Ajman Ruler offers condolences His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, has sent a message of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia , on the death of Prince Bandar binRead More
RIYADH, MAR 13 (DNA) – Saudi Arabia’s cabinet on Tuesday approved the national policy of its atomic energy programme, state media said, as the kingdom prepares to award contracts for its first nuclear power plants. The policy insists on limiting nuclear activities to peaceful purposes and calls for enhanced safety measures as well as the use of best practises for radioactive waste management. Saudi Arabia, the world’s top oil exporter, is seeking nuclear power to diversify its energy supply mix in order to free up oil to boost exports. TheRead More
ISLAMABAD, MAR 13 (DNA) – Chairman NAB Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has chaired the Executive Board meeting, on Tuesday. During the he ordered filing of references, conducting of inquiries, investigations and complaint verifications against various accused persons in corruption, abuse of authority and having assets beyond the known sources of income. The EBM accorded approval to file first corruption reference against former Deputy Director General, Building Control Section, Capital Development Authority, (CDA) Ghulam Murtaza Malik, former Director Building Control, CDA, Khalil Ahmed, former Deputy Director Building Control, CDA, Muhammad AmmarRead More
BAHAWALPUR, MAR 13 (DNA) – A group of 300 students and faculty members from various Universities, Schools and Colleges of Bahawalpur spent a day with Pak Army. Visitors were briefed about organisation and functioning of Army. Visitors were demonstrated combat worthiness of troops through combat riding and unarmed combat. The students were shown various military equipment and given experience of small arms firing.
ISLAMABAD, MAR 13 (DNA): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday appreciated long meritorious services of the outgoing Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, NI (M) for the defence of the country. The Prime Minister expressed his best wishes for the Air Chief for his future life and endeavours. The outgoing Air Chief paid a farewell call on him at the Prime Minister’s Office, said a press release. Later, the Prime Minister also hosted a lunch for the outgoing Air Chief. Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq, Interior MinisterRead More
NEW DELHI, MAR 13 (DNA) – Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat had a message for Pakistan, saying India has the “option of going to the next level” if the neighbour raises the threshold any higher, along the Line of Control (LoC). “Should they raise the threshold any higher, we have the option of going to the next level. The people sitting across the border line are suffering more damage than what we are suffering,” said General Rawat. We do not want a ceasefire to be called on Pakistan’s terms.” DuringRead More