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Saturday, August 17th, 2019


Khusro appreciates SAPM for highlighting govt policies adequately

ISLAMABAD, AUG 17: Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar in a meeting with SAPM on Information & Broadcasting, Firdous Ashiq Awan.=DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, AUG 17 (DNA) – Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar held a meeting with SAPM on Information & Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan after the latter called on him in Islamabad on Saturday. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Jahanzeb Khan, Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, Secretary Information Ms. Zahida Parveen, Members Planning Commission and senior officers of both ministries were also present. Minister for Planning appreciated the role of Ministry of Information in adequately highlighting the government’s policies and initiatives as well as disseminating the factual information toRead More

Mobile device not registered users advised to register all IMEIs before Aug 31


ISLAMABAD, AUG 17 (DNA) – All such mobile device users having more than one SIM/IMEI slot, where one IMEI slot is registered and second slot is not registered, are advised to submit such requests to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) before 31st August 2019. To register such devices, users can send an email at [email protected] with following details: a) Screenshot of device showing all programmed IMEI; b) Screenshot of device box showing IMEI(s); c) Copy of CNIC; and d) Contact details of applicants. PTA will evaluate all such requests, and validated cases will be registeredRead More

Modi more dangerous than Hitler: Ch Sarwar 


LAHORE, AUG 17 (DNA) – Punjab Governor Chaudhary Sarwar has said that Indian Prime Minister Narendara Modi is more dangerous than Hitler. He said, “Indian rulers should understand that if war is imposed it will be the last war in the region. If India starts war than we will also reply in befitting manner. From the very first day, India is against the Afghan Peace Process & Kartarpur Corridor Project. Under any circumstances, Pakistan will complete the Kartarpur Corridor Project before the 550th celebration of Baba Guru Nanak.” The Governor Punjab expressedRead More

Govt to turn Pakistan into a society based on justice, rule of law: PM


ISLAMABAD, AUG 17 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that his vision was to turn Pakistan into a society based on justice, rule of law and compassion that were the hallmarks of the state of Madinah. Addressing a ceremony in connection with launching of Sehat Sahulat Programme for special persons in Islamabad today, he said, “We are trying to revive the vision under which Pakistan was created That vision was to make Pakistan an Islamic welfare state on the principles of state of Madinah.” Imran Khan said Sehat SahulatRead More

NEPRA to inquire into electrocution deaths, power outages in Karachi


ISLAMABAD, AUG 17 (DNA) – The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has launched a formal investigation against Karachi’s power utility, K-Electric over fatal incidents and widespread outages during the recent rainfall. Recent monsoon rains caused havoc due to flooding and water accumulation in the city. Several fatal incidents occurred due to electrocution, while prolonged power outages were reported in several parts of the city. The regulatory authority will inquire into possible violations of NEPRA laws, codes, standards and other applicable documents by the power utility, a press release said.Read More

CDA completes development of sector H-11 graveyard


ISLAMABAD, AUG 17 (DNA) – Capital Development Authority (CDA) has completed development on phase-III of H-11 graveyard. The project has been completed with cost Rs. 17.7 millions. After completing work in phase –III of the H-11 graveyard, site soon will be handed over to Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad. Under this project, 86 plots have been properly demarcated, footpaths have been constructed and drainage system in the newly developed area has been established. Furthermore, proper lighting in the area is also being ensured. Each demarcated / developed plot will have capacity ofRead More