Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

October, 2018


Kenyan envoy invites KCCI to attend conference in Nairobi

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KARACHI, OCT 18 (DNA) – High Commissioner of Kenya Prof. Julius Kibet Bitok has invited the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) to participate in the forthcoming “Global Sustainable Blue Economy Conference” scheduled to be organized in Nairobi, Kenya from November 26 to November 28, 2018 which will be attended by around 6,000 delegates from different countries around the world. Exchanging views with KCCI Office Bearers and Managing Committee members during his visit to KCCI, Kenyan HC said that the Blue Economy Conference, being organized with the support fromRead More

BNP’s Mengal demands PTI to resolve issues of Balochistan


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Balochistan National Party (BNP) chief Akhtar Mengal on Thursday while expressing his reservations over giving citizenship to Afghan refugees said that speedy efforts to resolve issues of Balochistan. He said this in his meeting with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen in Islamabad. Defense Minister Pervaiz Khattak was also present in the meeting. The meeting discussed matters pertaining to country’s political situation and Balochistan affairs. During the meeting, Akhtar Mengal demanded the PTI government to fulfill the promises it had made with the BNP, adding that hisRead More

SC disqualifies PML-N’s lawmaker in fake degree case


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday disqualified Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) lawmaker Ziaur Rehman over tampering with his educational records to contest elections from Khyber Pakhtunkhaw’s (K-P) constituency PK-30, Mansehra-I. Ziaur Rehman had defeated Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Syed Ahmed Hussain Shah in general elections 2018. As per details garnered, Rehman appeared before bench of apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar in fake degree case. As the hearing went underway, CJP inquired what Rehman had studied in madrassah. To this, PML-N’sRead More

Nayatel increases internet prices due to rising dollar


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Rupee’s devaluation is weighing in on Pakistani consumers, as a number of companies are increasing their prices. Nayatel is increasing its home internet prices in Pakistan due to Rupee’s recent rapid devaluation. The company sent notices to its subscribed customers via e-mail and text messages, stating that internet bills will be charged an additional Rs. 100 (in addition to taxes), effective from 1st of November, this year. Nayatel says that it has to bear some costs, paid in US dollars, to provide internet services to its customers.Read More

Pakistan, China actively cooperating on fighting corruption: FO

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ISLAMABAD: (DNA) –  Pakistan and China have initiated cooperation on fighting against corruption, the Foreign Office said on Thursday. “I can confirm you that politically Pakistan and China are actively cooperating in fight against terrorism,” Foreign Office spokesman said at the weekly press briefing here at the Foreign Office. China had assured the government of Pakistan of supporting its agenda of fighting corruption during a recent meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Minister for International Development of Communist Party of China Song Tao here in Islamabad. To a questionRead More

E-learning facility for crime prevention opened in Swat Police Centre


SWAT: (DNA) –  The Regional Police Training Centre Swat has received ‘e-Learning’ curricula from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to enhance the core policing and law enforcement skills of its police officers to international standards. Syed Fida Hussain Shah, DIG (Training) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police, inaugurated the e-Learning Centre along with UNODC Country Representative Cesar Guedes at the Swat Training Centre, the fourth e-Learning Centre for the KP Police; and the 56th established for other law enforcement agencies in Pakistan by UNODC, says a press release. TheRead More