Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

September, 2019

 

Chinese Ambassador says CPEC moving forward to new phase

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ISLAMABAD, SEPT 30 (DNA) – There is no slow down of CPEC as its foundation is solid and direction is set in new stage of CPEC. This was stated by Ambassador of China Yao Jing, in his key note speech at “Friends of Silk Road” Seminar organized by Pakistan-China Institute. Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Federal Minister for Planning Development and Reform was the guest of honor. Chairman Senate foreign affairs committee and Chairman Pakistan China Institute, Senator Mushahid Hussain, presided over the seminar which was packed to capacity with a diverseRead More


Erdogan vows to continue raising Kashmir issue

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday termed the relations between Pakistan and Turkey as “exemplary”, stating that great potential exists for collaboration in the defence sector. Mr Erdogan addressed a graceful ceremony in Istanbul at a jointly cutting the first metal plate of the first of the four MILGEM Ada class corvette along with Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi. Referring to the longstanding Jammu and Kashmir dispute, the Turkish president mentioned that the world needed to know about the sufferings of the Kashmiri people who have been continuously braving curfewRead More


CDA to construct wetlands for treatment of contaminated water

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ISLAMABAD, SEPT 29 (DNA) – Construction of three (03) wetlands is in progress which would be completed within next few weeks. Wetlands are being constructed to treat the contaminated water before it entrance to Rawal Dam. This initiative is being supervised and financed by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) while executed by the Sanitation Directorate of MCI. Under this project, three (03) wetlands at Muslim Colony Bari Imam , Banigala and Bari Imam Shahan are being constructed. The purpose of this project is to treat the contaminated water before its entranceRead More


  Thousands attended the third edition of Grand Pakistan Festival held near Paris  

Pic Third edition of Grand Pakistan Festival held in near Paris

Paris September 29, 2019. The third edition of mega Pakistan Festival was held in Sarcelles, a city in the suburbs of Paris today. This year’s event was specially dedicated to express solidarity with the oppressed people of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The Festival was jointly inaugurated by the Ambassador Mr. Moin ul Haque, member of French parliament Mr. Francois Pupponi and Mayor of Sarcelles Mr. Patrick Haddad. Thousands of people from various walks of life including local French politicians and officials, diplomats, members of French Civil Society, media personsRead More


Anti-authoritarianism rallies to be held in 40 cities globally in support of Hong Kong protest movement

HONG KONG - JUNE 16: Protesters demonstrate against the now-suspended extradition bill on June 16, 2019 in Hong Kong. Large numbers of protesters rallied on Sunday despite an announcement yesterday by Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam that the controversial extradition bill will be suspended indefinitely. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

HONG KONG, SEPT 29 (DNA) – “Anti-authoritarianism” rallies will be held in over 40 cities around the world this weekend in support of the Hong Kong protest movement.   There will be protests in Australia, Canada, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, UK and US. A demonstration is scheduled to begin in Hong Kong on Sunday at 2:30pm, with marchers convening at the Sogo department store in Causeway Bay. They intend to head to government headquarters in Admiralty, but organisersRead More


103 new dengue cases surface in Karachi

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KARACHI, Sept 29 (DNA): The number of dengue cases is on the rise in Karachi as 103 more people hit by the mosquito-borne disease were admitted to various hospitals in Karachi, according to the Dengue Surveillance Cell. The number of people suffering from dengue fever has reached 1,618 this month whereas the tally of such cases across the province has touched 3,120. A total of 15 new cases of dengue were reported in other districts of the province today. It is noteworthy that thus far, eleven people have died fromRead More