Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

December, 2018

 

North Korea’s Kim sends message to US President on nuclear talks

North Korea's Kim sends message to US President on nuclear talks

SEOUL, DEC 31 (DNA) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a “conciliatory message” to U.S. President Donald Trump amid stalled nuclear negotiations. Kim’s “letter-like” message to Trump was delivered on Friday through an unspecified channel. The report did not include details about the message but said it related to U.S.-North Korea talks, and was conciliatory in tone. On Sunday, the office of South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said Kim had sent a letter to his counterpart in Seoul saying he wants to hold more inter-Korean summits nextRead More


Govt to review decision of placing 172 names on ECL

Govt to review decision of placing 172 names on ECL

ISLAMABAD, DEC 31 (DNA) – Federal government on Monday has decided to review its decision of including the names of 172 people being investigated for their alleged involvement in case pertaining to fake bank accounts. A meeting of the federal cabinet summoned on January 10 to review the matter. The federal cabinet meeting to be held on January 3 has been postponed following Prime Minister Imran Khan’s first official visit to Turkey after taking office. The federal cabinet meeting will review matter pertaining to inclusion of the names of 172Read More


AIOU new admissions to begin on February 1

AIOU new admissions to begin on February 1

ISLAMABAD, DEC 31 (DNA) – The new admissions (Spring 2019) of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will begin on February 1. Admissions will be available from Matric to PhD level. Teachers’ training programs will also be introduced. As per the policy of the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Zia-Ul-Qayyum, major focus will be laid on the quality education, improving contents’ development and delivery system. In carrying out the academic programs, smart use of new technology will be applied intensively. The AIOU primarily focuses on the educational needs of masses by providingRead More


Kyrgyzstan important destination for businessmen: Faisal Niaz Tirmizi

Kyrgyzstan is an important destination for Pakistani businessmen: Faisal Niaz Tirmizi

RAWALPINDI, DEC 31 (DNA) – Kyrgyzstan is an important destination for Pakistani traders and they must explore new avenues of cooperation in different fields including fruits, vegetables, pharma, sports goods and services sector. Situated on the Pamirs and the Tian Shen range; the Kyrgyz Republic is the 4th largest country amongst the Central Asian States offers great opportunities for businessmen and Pakistan can double its exports as last year it has signed a protocol during 3rd session of Pak-Kyrgyz Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC). This was stated by Faisal Niaz TirmiziRead More


PEMRA bans Neo TV program “Harf-e-Raaz”

PEMRA bans Neo TV program “Harf-e-Raaz”

ISLAMABAD, DEC 31 (DNA) – Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has put 30 days ban on broadcast of program “Harf-e-Raaz” by Orya Maqbool Jan on NEO TV, for violating Section 20 of PEMRA Ordinance 2002 as amended by PEMRA (Amendment) Act, 2007 and 2018, Rule 15 (1) of PEMRA Rules 2009 read with Clause 3(1)(d), 3(1)(f), 3(1)(l), 3(3), 4(7)(c), 4(10), 5, 12, 13, 17, 23 & 24 of Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisements) Code of Conduct-2015, Article 5 of Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Section 11-W of Anti-TerrorismRead More


Saudi Assistant Minister of Defence meets COAS Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa

Saudi Assistant Minister of Defence meets COAS Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa

RAWALPINDI, DEC 31 (DNA) – Muhammad Bin Abdullah Al-Ayesh, Assistant Minister of Defence, KSA called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ. During the meeting matters of mutual interest, regional security and enhanced bilateral defence cooperation came under discussion.