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Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

 

No-deal EU exit for Britain far more likely if parliament rejects May’s deal

No-deal EU exit for Britain far more likely if parliament rejects May's deal

LONDON, (DNA) – Britain is more likely to end up leaving the European Union without a deal if parliament rejects the agreement Prime Minister Theresa May has negotiated with Brussels, Brexit Minister Stephen Barclay said on Thursday. With less than three months until Brexit lawmakers will make a pivotal decision later this month – accept May’s plans for a managed exit and relatively close economic ties, or reject the deal and spawn huge uncertainty about the country’s next steps. “No deal will be far more likely if MPs reject theRead More


Army chief visits Mari Petroleum head office

Army chief visits Mari Petroleum head office

RAWALPINDI, JAN 03 (DNA) – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Head Office Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL), Thursday. COAS was briefed on the company’s management and performance in related fields. Mari Petroleum is the 2nd largest gas producer in the country with cumulative daily production of 100,000 barrels of oil. COAS appreciated the contributions of MPCL towards national economy especially their plans for diversifying the business and for contributing back to the society in education and sports. Earlier on arrival, COAS was received by LieutenantRead More


Pakistan feels pride in brotherly ties with Turkey: Imran

Pakistan feels pride in brotherly ties with Turkey: Imran

KONYA – JAN 03 (DNA) – The Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan visited Konya Thursday on the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Prime Minister Imran Khan was warmly received by Governor Konya Mr Cüneyit (Junaid) Orhan Toprak, Deputy Mayor Mr. Mithat Buyukalim, Ambassador of Pakistan Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi, Garrison Commander and senior Turkish officials at the Konya airport. In his brief meeting with the Governor Konya, Prime Minister said we take pride in our exemplary brotherly relations with Turkey. He said efforts are being made toRead More


South Africa to host IPL 2019

South Africa to host IPL 2019

NEW DELHI, (DNA) – 2009 Indian Premier League hosting nation South Africa will once again be seen hosting another IPL season as BCCI is all set to take premium t20 league away from India. A senior BCCI official told on Wednesday afternoon that Africa is prime choice for hosting Indian Premier League 2019 season. “South Africa is the best choice for hosting upcoming IPL. Some of our officials associate with the government, have come to know that full tournament can’t be organized in the country due to elections. And it will beRead More


PM Imran Khan’s visit to Ankara will strengthen ties: Turkish ambassador

PM Imran Khan reaches Turkey on first visit

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has reached the Turkish city of Konya on a two-day visit to Turkey at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The premier was received by Konya Governor Cüneyit Orhan Toprak, Deputy Mayor Mithat, Pakistan Ambassador Syrus Sajjad Qazi at the airport. The prime minister is accompanied by a high-level delegation including Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Planning Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtyar and Adviser to the Prime Minister Abdul Razak Dawood. He will meet President Erdogan tomorrow to discuss the prospects of cementing bilateralRead More


PEMRA bans misleading fitness ads on TV channels

PEMRA bans misleading fitness ads on TV channels

ISLAMABAD, JAN 03 (DNA) – Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA)has issued an advice to all Satellite TV channel licensees for airing indecent and misleading healthcare and fitness related advertisements of various products for weight loss, hair growth, loosing body fats, improving complexion, treatment for infertility etc. Airing of such content is in violation of Section 20 (b), (c) & (f) of PEMRA Ordinance 2002 as amended by PEMRA (Amendment) Act 2007 and 2018, Rule 15(1) of PEMRA Rules 2009 and Clause 3(1)(e), 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17Read More