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Friday, August 10th, 2018


Imran Khan will stay at ministers’ enclave, not at PM or Punjab House: PTI spokesman


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) –  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan will reside in a common house at ministers’ enclave instead of Prime Minister or Punjab House, said party spokesman Fawad Chaudhry. Talking to media in Bani Gala, Fawad Chaudhry said, “Imran Khan will not be residing at Punjab House of Prime Minister House after taking oath of his office instead he will be residing in a common house at ministers’ enclave.” PTI spokesman further elaborated that Imran Khan could temporary stay at Punjab House if the house atRead More

Aspirations of Pakistan’s middle class key to Khan’s premiership


Pakistan’s recent elections, which crowned the rise of Imran Khan from cricket star to likely prime minister, spawned numerous hand-wringing articles of the “whither Pakistan?” variety. Most of the articles in the global media focused on a similar theme: The multiple and multiplying economic, social and geopolitical challenges awaiting the new PM, with a heavy dollop of looming economic trouble. A New York Times article summed up the general tenor with its lead sentence: “The economic mess awaiting Pakistan’s new leader could take the thrill out of his election victory.” But whereRead More

Saudi Arabia announces scholarships for students from Balochistan


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Saudi Arabia has announced fifty scholarships for the poor and underprivileged students from Balochistan in undergraduate and graduate programmes at renowned Saudi universities. The kingdom took this step on the request of Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani. In this regard, Saudi Ambassador Nawaf Syed Al-Maliki called on the chairman and briefed him about the scholarships besides exchanging views on matters of mutual interests. He said the fully funded scholarships will be provided to students with tuition fee and other necessary expenses besides a stipend to cater forRead More

Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan to make her big Bollywood debut with this director


MUMBAI, (DNA) – With the confidence, poise and charming persona, Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan is slowly but definitely inching her way to the glamour world. It was just recently that we saw the young girl become the talk of the town for her sizzling photo shoot with a magazine and now grapevine is already abuzz with talks of her impending Bollywood debut. If reports are anything to go by, Suhana already has top Bollywood directors gunning to launch her in their films. According to reports, although SRK’s closeRead More

Four killed, several injured in Canada shooting


TORONTO, AUG 10 (DNA) – A shooting incident claimed four lives and several others sustained injuries in Canadian city of Fredericton, according to media reports. Police confirmed the incident was ongoing and there were multiple fatalities. The police urged people to stay inside and lock doors.

Indian HC Ajay Bisaria calls on Imran Khan, felicitates him on victory

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ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – The Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Ajay Bisaria called on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan at Bani Gala in Islamabad on Friday, state media reported. The Indian High Commissioner felicitated Imran Khan on his party’s victory in elections 2018. Imran Khan and Bisaria exchanged views on Pak-India relations. The envoy also conveyed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message of felicitation to Imran Khan. He also presented a gift of cricket bat singed by Indian players to Imran Khan. Deputy High Commissioner J PRead More