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Siraj wants politicians agree on people’s welfare plans

MARDAN, Oct 25 (DNA): Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq,  has reiterated his suggestion to the political leadership to sit together and prepare solid and long term plans for solving the problems of the common ma. Addressing a Donors conference at Mardan on Sunday, he stressed upon the rulers to give up their Moghul style and attend to the problems of the masses.He said it was only during election campaign that the political leaders talked of the people’s problems but abandoned them afterwards. He said the problems of theRead More

17 flights canceled as weather paralyzes Islamabad flight operation

ISLAMABAD, Oct 25 (DNA): The downpour in Islamabad and Rawalpindi has paralyzed flight operations at Benazir Bhutto International Airport resulting in cancelation of as many as 17 flights both domestic and international.According to details, thousands of passengers are stuck in Islamabad because of cancelation of flights due to weather related circumstances.Reportedly, the heavy rain reduced the visibility to extremely below the required level. At least 12 more flights are facing delay because of this reason.

Ashura procession culminates peacefully amid fool proof security

KARACHI, Oct 25 (DNA): With the extraordinary security arrangements for the Ashura main processions in Karachi, the procession of 10th Moharram culminated peacefully.No untoward incident occurred and apart from heavy deployment of police and paramilitary Rangers, monitoring through 275 CCTV cameras and aerial surveillance, a great show of religious harmony was observed during all 10 days of Moharram. Sindh government, police, Rangers, intelligence agencies, political and religious parties played their role diligently.

Tony Blair concedes link between Islamic State and Iraq War

Tony Blair has apologised for mistakes during the Iraq War – and said there were “elements of truth” to claims it caused the rise of Islamic State.The ex-PM said “those of us who removed Saddam” did bear some responsibility for the situation in Iraq today.But he again defended the invasion, saying it was “hard to apologise” for removing Saddam Hussein and that Iraq might have become like Syria otherwise. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said it was a “Blair spin operation”.