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Thursday, March 14th, 2019

 

Kartarpur corridor: Second round of talks scheduled for April 2

Kartarpur corridor: Second round of talks scheduled for April 2

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: (DNA) – Pakistan and India on Thursday agreed to hold a second round of discussion to finalise the modalities for the Kartarpur Corridor on April 2. Briefing the media after the negotiations between the Pakistan and India delegations, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said that technical experts from both the countries will meet next Tuesday. Negotiations between Pakistan and India to finalise the modalities for the Kartarpur Corridor took place at the Attari complex in Amritsar. Praising the Indian delegation, Dr Faisal said that they the environment was conduciveRead More


 New Japanese ambassador hopes further strengthening of ties

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ISLAMABAD, MAR 14(DNA): Newly- arrived Ambassador of Japan Kuninori Matsuda has said that both Japan and Pakistan enjoy excellent relations and during his tenure as Japanese ambassador to Pakistan, he would try his best to further strengthen and promote these relations. He expressed these views while speaking on the occasion of a reception he hosted at his residence. Federal Information Minister Fawad Ch, State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad, Zulfi Bukhari and other notables including from the opposition parties attended the reception. The Japanese ambassador further said, relations betweenRead More


Azerbaijan defence minister to arrive on march 21

Azerbaijan defence minister to arrive on march 21

ISLAMABAD, Mar 13 (DNA) : Col Gen Zakir Hasanov, the Defence Minister of Azerbaijan is scheduled to pay a bilateral visit to Pakistan from 21-23 March, and would also witness Pakistan Day Parade on 23rd March. Ali Alizada Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan informed this during a meeting with Federal Minister for Defence, Pervez Khattak in his office at Parliament House. The Ambassador also informed that paratroopers and a military contingent of Azerbaijan will also participate in the Parade. Federal Minister for Defence, Pervez Khattak said that Pakistan viewed AzerbaijanRead More


Facebook, Instagram down for users across the globe

Facebook, Instagram down for users across the globe

SAN FRANCISCO: (DNA) – Facebook and Instagram users lost access to the social network’s applications in parts of the world Wednesday as a result of an outage of undetermined origin. The California giant which has more than two billion users acknowledged the outage after users noted on Twitter they could not access Facebook or had limited functionality. “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible,” a Facebook statement said on Twitter. A short timeRead More


Trump raises possibility of walking away from China deal

Trump raises possibility of walking away from China deal

WASHINGTON:  (DNA) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday dangled the prospect of walking away from a new trade deal with China if it’s not to his liking, just as he cut short his summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un when the two sides failed to reach an agreement. Trump spoke on the state of negotiations with China shortly before meeting with Republican senators on trade issues. He spoke optimistically of the US and China being able to reach an agreement, declaring that “China has not been doing well. We’veRead More


Algeria’s government ready for dialogue with opposition: Deputy PM

Algeria’s government ready for dialogue with opposition: Deputy PM

ALGIERS: (DNA) –  Algeria’s government is ready for dialogue with the opposition, its Deputy Prime Minister said on Wednesday, after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika reversed a decision to seek a fifth term in the face of mass protests. “Dialogue is our duty. Our top priority is to bring together all Algerians,” Ramtane Lamamra told. Earlier, Armed Forces Chief of Staff and deputy defense minister Ahmed Gaed Salah told Ennahar TV the army would preserve Algeria’s security “in all circumstances and conditions.” The initiative by Bouteflika, who also delayed elections and saidRead More