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Today’s Pakistan contrary to Quaid’s vision, says Imran at Minar-e-Pakistan rally

DNA 29-02

LAHORE, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, addressing his party’s power show at the iconic Minar-e-Pakistan on Sunday, lamented that today’s Pakistan is neither the vision of Quaid-e-Azam nor Allama Iqbal. Addressing the jalsa, Imran, who earlier dubbed it a “Tsunami plus show”, expressed his gratitude to the participants for turning out in large numbers to witness the “historic” gathering. “Whenever i gave a call to you, you never disappointed me,” he told the crowd. Speaking about a 11-point agenda to make a “naya” (new) Pakistan, he said, “Ask yourself, whyRead More

Prime Minister Abbasi recognizes services of outgoing Palestine ambassador

ISLAMABAD, APR 12: Ambassador of Palestine Walid Abu Ali poses with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during a farewell meeting.=DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, APR 12 (DNA) – The Ambassador of the State of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Walid Abu Ali, paid a farewell call on the Prime Minister today. He is leaving Islamabad on completion of his diplomatic assignment in Pakistan. The Prime Minister congratulated the Ambassador for his achievements during his stay in Islamabad and his contribution towards strengthening Pakistan’s relations with Palestine. He hoped that the bilateral relations will be further strengthened through greater contacts at the governmental and people to people level. He expressed concern and condemned recent use ofRead More

Army Called out to control protesters


ISLAMABAD, The govt has called out army too control protesters. According to sources, the govt has asked Army to take over as the situation has got out of control of the government. In army Lahore, according to reports, has come on roads. \It is expected that religious leaders may be put under house arrest. Earlier the chief of the army staff had called prime minister and suggested to control the demonstrations thru dialogue.  

Demonstrations, roadblocks paralyse life across country as standoff continues in Islamabad

Pakistani activists from the Tehreek-i-Labaik Yah Rasool Allah Pakistan (TLYRAP) religious group block a street during a protest in Islamabad on November 18, 2017.
Roughly 2,000 protesters are demanding the resignation of Pakistan's federal law minister over a hastily-abandoned amendment to the oath election candidates must swear, a change the demonstrators have linked to blasphemy, in a protest that has lasted a week. / AFP PHOTO / AAMIR QURESHI

The unrest in Islamabad following a crackdown against religious protesters camped out at Faizabad has spilled over to other parts of the country, as men loyal to various religious parties have started holding disruptive demonstrations in various cities. In Sialkot, scores of men also attacked the residence of Law Minister Zahid Hamid, whose resignation is the number one demand of the Faizabad protesters. Fortunately, no one from his family was present when the attackers started pelting stones at the building. Following the attack, the security forces arrested at least 12Read More

Save Tomorrow II with Serena Hotels

ISLAMABAD, AUG 27: CEO Serena Hotels Aziz Boolani and Representative UNODC Cesar
Guedes giving award to a player on the occasion of a footbal match. DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, AUG 27 (DNA) – Serena Hotels collaborated with the Karim Khan Afridi Welfare Foundation to sponsor ‘Save Tomorrow II – Time to Remember, Time to Act’ – a football match to raise awareness against drug abuse. The Foundation is a non-profit organization working primarily to raise drug awareness among teenagers. The event was sponsored under Serena Hotel’s Sports Diplomacy Initiative. Commemorating the ‘International Overdose Awareness Day’, the matches between two professional teams of 18+ boys, Islamabad Football Association vs. Rawalpindi Football Association, and two professional teams of 18+ girls,Read More

Pakistan leadership rejects Trump speech


ISLAMABAD (DNA) -The National Security Committee in its meeting on 24 August 2017 discussed the Trump Administration’s South Asia Strategy. The Committee out rightly rejected the specific allegations and insinuations made against Pakistan. It was observed that to scapegoat Pakistan will not help in stabilizing Afghanistan. In fact, being its immediate neighbor, Pakistan has an abiding interest in peace and stability in Afghanistan. The committee observed that Pakistan had to manage the blowback of a protracted conflict in Afghanistan that resulted in deluge of refugees, flow of drugs and arms and moreRead More