Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

October, 2019

 

Salient points of Legal Reforms introduced by the Government

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1.  The Letters of Administration and Succession Certificates Ordinance, 2019.* • Currently upon the death of an individual, the legal heirs languish in courts for years before they are able to obtain succession certificates. • Under this law NADRA shall be authorized to issue succession certificates when there is no dispute amongst the legal heirs within 15 days. • NADRA shall be authorized to issue succession certificates when there is no dispute amongst the legal heirs within 15 days. • NADRA shall establish or notify any of its offices, domesticRead More


Azadi March: Internet service suspended at various locations in Islamabad, Rawalpindi

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ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Internet service has been suspended in various places of Rawalpindi and Islamabad in the wake of the Jamiat Ulema-e Islam’s (F) Azadi March. Complaints were being received from various places in Rawalpindi and Islamabad that wireless and mobile internet were not working while mobile service was functioning perfectly. Islamabad administration and interior minister expressed ignorance over the suspension of internet services in the twin cities of Pakistan. Deputy Commissioner of Islamabad Hamza Shafqaat said that the internet was working all fine. “It is not active just atRead More


Over 30,000 students begin new chapter at UAE-built schools in Swat

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ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Pakistan, Hamad Obaid Al-Zaabi, said thousands of students now had access to education in Swat — district of Pakistan, owing to the schools built by the UAE. “This is one of the UAE projects to assist Pakistan,” Al-Zaabi said. “I am very happy to see the dividends that girls and boys have already started this year’s studies,” he was quoted by Arab News as saying. The initiative depicts the vision of the UAE leadership to “invest in people, invest in (new)Read More


Iran sympathizes with Pakistan over fatal train fire

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TEHRAN (DNA) -In a statement on Thursday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi offered his condolences to the government and people of the brotherly neighbor, Pakistan, over the deadly train fire. He also expressed sympathy to the bereaved families of the victims of the incident and wished a speedy recovery for those injured in the tragic event. At least 65 people were killed and over 40 others wounded after a passenger train erupted in flames near Pakistan’s Rahim Yar Khan district in Punjab province. Television footage showed flames pouring out ofRead More


Islamophobia being created purposefully to achieve specific goals: Dr Tamara Sonn

ISLAMABAD, OCT 31: Tamara Sonn, Professor of History of Islam at Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington DC speaking at a seminar, on Thursday.=DNA PHOTO

  Islamabad, 31 October, 2019: Polarization between Islamic and the Western civilization is not natural. It has been created purposefully by the global economic elite to achieve certain economic, political and strategic goals. This was stated by Dr Tamara Sonn, professor of History of Islam at Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington DC. She was speaking at the Dr Mumtaz Ahmad Memorial Symposium titled ‘Islam, Politics, and Contemporary Societies’, which was organized by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad. The session was chaired by DrRead More


Pak Navy conducts rescue operation in flood-hit areas

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ISLAMABAD, OCT 31 (DNA) -Pakistan Navy conducted rescue operation in suburb areas of Keti Bandar and ShahBandar in Thatta and Sajawal districts of interior Sindh which were affected by sea cyclonic storm‘Kyarr’. Pakistan Navy, upon receipt of information, reacted promptly and dispatched the rescue teams along with requisite equipment and boats to the affected sites of Goths Thakar Kario, Hajamro of Keti Bandar and  Gul Muhammad  and Abbas Jatt Goths of Shah Bandar, where approximately 300 homes were flooded by sea water due to cyclonic storm. During rescue/ relief operations,Read More