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EXCLUSIVE: Nawaz Sharif may remain as President of PML-N

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ISLAMABAD, AUG 17 (DNA) – According to reliable sources the government is in the process of introducing a bill in the parliament seeking removal of the clause that if a parliamentarian is deseated he then has to abdicate party office also. According to sources now this clause shall be amended and removed from the constitution after which Nawaz Sharif again will take over as the party president. For the time being Sardar Yaqbub Nasir has been made acting party president and for the permanent president name of Shahbaz Shari fRead More


World’s silence over Kashmir issue sheer apathy: FO

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ISLAMABAD, AUG 17 (DNA) – Civilized world’s silence over atrocities in Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK) by Indian armed forces will be recorded as sheer apathy for generations to come. During weekly press briefing Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakriya said here Thursday, indian occupation forces in last 5 days martyred yet anothersix (6) Kashmiris in Shopian and Pulwama to suppress the indigenous self-determination movement of Kashmiris in IoK. He said innocent civilians in IoK were subjected to worst atrocities at the hands of Indian occupation forces when they raised slogans inRead More


Pakistan’s future can only be secured through educated youth: COAS

RAWALPINDI, AUG 17: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, addressing the students and army officers during his visit to ISPR.=DNA PHOTO

RAWALPINDI, AUG 17 (DNA) – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), visited Inter Services Publication Directorate (ISPR). COAS addressed and interacted with youth undergoing annual internship programme at ISPR. COAS congratulated the students on successful completion of the internship program. Speaking on the occasion, COAS said that Pakistan is blessed with most talented and vibrant youth, and, future of Pakistan belongs to them. COAS said that he has full confidence and optimism that Pakistani youth realizing their potential will lead Pakistan to new era of peace andRead More


Lahore Museum relieved after Qadri ends sit-in

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LAHORE, AUG 17 (DNA) – The administration of Lahore Museum and visitors heaved a sigh of relief on Thursday as Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Dr Tahir ul Qadri called off his party’s women-only sit-in at the Mall Road on Wednesday night. The Lahore Museum was built during the British period from 1849 to 1947 and it is home to the country’s largest and oldest collection of historical, cultural and artistic objects. Its collections of Gandhara sculpture, miniature paintings, rare manuscripts and old coins are known throughout the world. The museumRead More


Merit reigns supreme in Punjab: Shehbaz Sharif

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LAHORE, AUG 17 (DNA) – Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that the government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has eliminated the 70 years old culture of recommendations and nepotism and has promoted merit in every sector. He expressed these views while addressing the students going Turkey under a Turkish language scholarship programme at Model Town, on Thursday. As much as 150,000 teachers are recruited purely on the merit in the province, the CM said. Similarly, the recruitment from constable to the officer level has been made on hundred perRead More


Constitution cannot be amended without UML support: Minister Thapa

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KATHMANDU, AUG 17 (DNA) –  Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Yagya Bahadur Thapa has said the constitution amendment bill tabled at the House looks unlikely to be passed without the support of main opposition CNP-UML. “Without UML support the government won’t have two-third majority to endorse the bill, it looks unlikely that the final constitution amendment bill set to be filed on Monday would be passed,” Minister Thapa said, while addressing an interaction programme in the Capital on Thursday. Minister Thapa argued that the current statue amendment bill tabledRead More