Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

 

Pakistan Army displays fire power capability

Pakistan Army displays fire power capability

KARACHI, JAN 10 (DNA) – Pakistan Army Air Defence displayed its fire power capability at Air Defence firing ranges near Karachi. Firing by all air defence weapon systems was culminating event of two weeks long exercise Al Bayza-2019. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan witnessed the firepower display. Pakistan Army displays fire power capability Hallmark of the event was first ever fire by recently inducted Long Range Air Defence Weapon System LY80. Induction of LY-80Read More


ICCI asks govt to come up with solid strategy for economic revival

ICCI asks govt to come up with solid strategy for economic revival

ISLAMABAD, JAN 10 (DNA) – The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) has called upon the Government to come up with a clear cut and solid strategy for the revival of dwindling economy and put it on the path of sustainable growth as the prevailing aura of uncertainty on economic front was creating concerns in the business community. Ahmed Hassan Moughal, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry said business community had lot of hopes from PTI government that it would create conducive environment for businesses enabling them toRead More


Amir Tufail appointed as new MD of SNGC

Amir Tufail appointed as new MD of SNGC

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) The Deputy Managing Director of Sui Northern Gas Company (SNGC) has been promoted as its new MD. As per details, the appointment of Mr Amir Tufail comes after sacking of the former Managing Director (MD) of the SNGC Amjad Lateef in the light of the recommendations forwarded by the Cabinet committee, probing the gas crisis in the country last month. The decision was taken in the meeting of the board of the directors of the SNGC. On the other hand, the board of the directors of the SuiRead More


Cabinet will wait for SC verdict for removal of names from ECL: Chaudhry

Cabinet will wait for SC’s written verdict for removal of names from ECL: Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Federal minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry declared that the government will remove 20 names, proposed by the Supreme Court (SC), from the Exit Control List (ECL) after receiving a detailed verdict from the apex court. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, the minister assured that the travel ban will be lifted from 20 specified suspects, once the top court gives a detailed verdict on its Jan 7 ruling  to strike off the names of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah,Read More


AIOU to follow UK’s model to enhance its academic standing

AIOU to follow UK’s model to enhance its academic standing

ISLAMABAD, JAN 10 – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will follow the distance learning model of Open University of United Kingdom to enhance its credibility and academic standard. The Open University of UK was first one in the world introducing open distance learning system in 1969.  Its credibility and quality of education is well recognized worldwide and the AIOU that was first in Asia wishes to work on the same pattern so that its degrees and certificates get due importance. This was announced by Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Zia-Ul-Qayyum whileRead More


‘FATF satisfied over Pakistan’s efforts to curb money laundering, terror financing’

‘FATF satisfied over Pakistan’s efforts to curb money laundering, terror financing’

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) : Pakistan’s efforts to combat money laundering and terror financing, to have an extent satisfied the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), according to sources. The FATF session has also pointed out certain areas for betterment before May this year to get out of the grey list. Pakistan’s delegation headed by Finance Secretary Arif Ahmed Khan is currently attending a three-day conference of the FATF in Sydney. The delegation includes officials of the Financial Monitoring Unit, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta), Federal Investigation AgencyRead More