Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Thursday, October 11th, 2018


Pakistan rejects western media report over CPEC

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ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – The Western media’s recent reports regarding China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are based on incorrect information, distorted facts and one-sided opinions of individuals. It is hereby clarified that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a flagship and most active project of Belt and Road Initiative where 22 projects of worth $ 28 billion have been actualized over the past 04 years, said a statement issued by FBR Thursday. The project could not be compared with Chinese overseas investment in Sri Lanka or Malaysia as frameworks and financialRead More

Justice Shaukat Siddiqui removed as IHC judge, notification issued

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ISLAMABAD: (DNA) –  Islamabad High Court puisne Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui has been removed from his office with immediate effect. The Ministry of Law has issued notification of the removal of Justice Shaukat Siddiqui here Thursday. “Consequent upon proceedings under article 209(5) and recommendations of the Supreme Judicial Council of Pakistan under article 209 (6) read with article 48 (1) of the Constitution of Pakistan 1973, the President has been pleased to remove Mr. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, Judge, Islamabad High Court from his office with immediate effect,” reads theRead More

Pakistan Army Chief meets British Chief of Defence Staff in London

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LONDON, (DNA) –  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa had arrived in London on a three day official tour, ISPR has reported. He was greeted by Britain’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Sir Nick Carter with a Guard of Honour on Thursday at the Horse Guards. “They discussed shared UK-Pakistani interests and priorities and emphasised the importance of stability in South Asia and peace between the Afghan government and the Taliban,” Britain’s Ministry of Defence said in a Tweet. Earlier, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrivedRead More

Former PM Shaukat Aziz’s arrest warrants issued


ISLAMABAD: (DNA) –  An Accountability Court of Islamabad has issued arrest warrants of former prime minister Shaukat Aziz for misusing his powers and incurring losses to the national kitty. The arrest warrants were issued by judge Arshad Malik over his absence from court proceedings persistently. It is pertinent to mention here that National Accountability Bureau Rawalpindi had filed a reference in Accountability Court, Islamabad against Shaukat Aziz regarding the illegal appointment of Basharat Hasan Bashir as Consultant MP-2 scale. Besides ex-Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, the other co-accused in the referenceRead More

Kazakhstan attaches great importance to its relations with Pakistan: envoy

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RAWALPINDI, OCT 11 (DNA) – Kazakhstan attached great importance to its relations with Pakistan. Both countries have great potential to enhance cooperation in many fields including connectivity links, railways, locomotives, agriculture and modernization of industry through technology. This was stated by Kazakhstan Ambassador Barlybay Sadykov during his visit to the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) on Thursday. President Malik Shahid Saleem, Senior Vice President Badar Haroon, Vice President Fayyaz Qureshi, members of the executive committee and a large number of traders were also present on the occasion. TheRead More

Khawaja helps Australia pull off a draw against Pakistan


DUBAI: (DNA) – Australia, led by a fighting 141 by opener Usman Khawaja, hung on to draw the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai, keeping the two-Test alive on Thursday. Chasing 462 to win, Australia finished on 362-8 as both teams shook hands with one delivery to go in the Test at Dubai stadium. Brief Score: Pakistan 482 and 181-6 dec; Australia 202 and 362-8