Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Sunday, November 17th, 2019


Rangers arrest 27 suspects amid separate forays: Spokesperson


KARACHI, Nov 17 (DNA): Rangers personnel have arrested twenty seven suspected criminals during separate raids carried out in areas in Karachi on Sunday. Rangers spokesperson stated that the arrested persons are involved in different cases of robbery, drug peddling and street crimes, who were nabbed in raids conducted in North Karachi Industrial Area, Khokhrapar, Awami Colony, Brigade, Ittehad Town, Korangi, Gulshan-e-Maymar, Saddar and Ferozabad. A suspect allegedly involved in illegal arms business was arrested from Gulshan-e-Maymar. The suspect is also wanted in different criminal cases, the spokesperson said. Ten personsRead More

Pervaiz Elahi says no misunderstanding among allies


LAHORE (DNA) – Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi on Sunday said the reports about misunderstanding between government and its allies are based on conspiracy theories. Elahi said whatever he said on the matter of Nawaz Sharif was for the benefit of PM Imran Khan. He said we have played our role to diffuse tensions during sit-in of JUI-F. He said contacts were made with JUI-F chief to prevent anarchy in the country and our decision proved true. He said credit for peaceful march also goes to PM Imran KhanRead More

Hundreds throng to Lok Mela on Sunday to see culture at its best


  ISLAMABAD, NOV 17 (DNA) – The folk festival of Pakistan “Lok Mela” organized by Lok Virsa is now becoming the talk of the town, as more and more people keep pouring in to witness the event with all its festivities. All provinces and regions – Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir – have set up their pavilions presenting indigenous folk music, songs, dances and traditional cuisine peculiar to their respective areas at the aesthetically designed colourful pavilions. Many stalls have been allocated to femaleRead More

Danish Embassy celebrates a mega event DKinPK in Karachi

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KARACHI, NOV 17 (DNA) – The Danish Embassy in Islamabad on behalf of Denmark celebrated the mega event, DKinPK in Karachi.   The event was visited by numerous personalities and highlighted the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and put the focus not only why green transition is necessary for Pakistan and to the benefit of Pakistan’s economy, but also suggest concrete solutions from Denmark to the green transition challenges that we are all facing.   The event pointed the significant economic benefits for Pakistan of green transition, and it willRead More

Performing arts personalities envoys of a nation’s soft image


Thai Consul General host dinner for the fraternity of Pakistan  Karachi:The sharing of films, music and drama are the best means to project a country and its culture. The practitioners of performing arts should have good personal ties with counter parts in other countries. The Consul General of the Kingdom of Thailand in Karachi, Thatree Chauvachata, made these remarks at a dinner hosted by him exclusively for prominent showbiz personalities in the city. Humayun Saeed, Farhan Agha, Maria Wasti, Erum Khan, Mona J, Nadeem Baig, Shahnaz  Ramzi, besides several others attendedRead More


Vice Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral M Fayyaz Gilani HI(M)

  Islamabad, 17 Nov 19: Vice Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilanihas been appointedas Vice Chief of the Naval Staff (VCNS).Vice Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani has succeeded Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat who completed his tenure of service on 16 Nov 19 as VCNS. Vice Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani got commission in Operations Branch of Pakistan Navy in 1984. He has a distinguished career with wide ranging Command and Staff appointments. His Command appointments include Commanding Officer PNS PISHIN and PNS MOAWIN. His distinguished Staff appointments include Chief Staff Officer to Commander PakistanRead More