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Wednesday, November 4th, 2015


PEMRA destroys illegal India DTH materials

ISLAMABAD, NOV 04 (DNA) -Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) in a bid to curb the menace of illegal Indian DTH proliferating in Pakistan, held ceremony to destroy / bulldoze more than 500 illegal Indian DTH decoders confiscated by the Regional Office Islamabad during crackdowns against Cable TV Operators of Rawalpindi, Chakwal, Jehlum and Attock.The ceremony was held at PEMRA Head Office at Islamabad today. Chairperson Council of Complaints Islamabad, Ms. Shamim Humayun was also present in the ceremony.

UN resolutions term Kashmir ‘disputed’: Pakistan tells India

ceasefire Violations at LoC by India

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan on Tuesday firmly rejected an Indian claim to Kashmir as an “integral part” of India, saying it was an internationally-recognised disputed territory.Diyar Khan, a minister at the Pakistan Mission to the United Nations, told the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee meeting that legal and factual background of Jammu & Kashmir dispute is quite clear and Indian efforts to mislead or confuse the international community would not succeed.As representatives of the two countries sparred over the decades-old issue at the United Nations in the committee meeting dealing withRead More

Canadian companies being encouraged to visit Karachi: Heather Cruden

KARACHI, NOV 04 (DNA) – High Commissioner of Canada, Ms. Heather Cruden has said that Canadian companies were being encouraged to visit Karachi in order to explore trade and investment opportunities in this region.Exchanging views during her visit to KCCI, Canadian High Commissioner sounded fairly optimistic about the security situation of Karachi city which has been improving and was much better as compared to other areas of the country.“We encourage Canadian companies and numerous business delegation have been visiting Pakistan but we cannot force them invest here”, she said, addingRead More

Palestinian flag raised at UN for first time: Walid Abu Ali

Ambassador of Palestine talks to Centreline and DNA ISLAMABAD: The Palestinian flag has for the first time been raised at the United Nations following an address delivered by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to the UN General Assembly. The flag was in the presence of a large crowd of diplomats and reporters watched on. Speaking to the crowd, Abbas dedicated the ceremony to “the martyrs, the prisoners and the wounded, and to those who gave their lives while trying to raise this flag”.These views were expressed by Walid Abu AliRead More

Social work is my passion: Sadia Shoaib BY Yasir Habib Khan

  LAHORE: Persona of a woman as a wife of a politician is always rife with challenges. It often gets tough to strike a balance among all her multiple roles.Looking after everyday issues as a mother, sister and wife at home, working shoulder to shoulder to provide all out support to her spouse and pursuing her own professional career become daunting tasks, yet she must perform against all odds.Sadia Shoaib, wife of Shoaib Siddique (PTI politician) who clinched a landslide victory in recent by-election held at PP-147 Lahore, is amongRead More

BABUR GIRGIN: Turkey, Pakistan relations touching new heights

Ambassador of Turkey talks to Centreline & DNA Ansar Mahmood Bhatti The Ambassador of Turkey to Pakistan Sadik Babur Girgin gave an exclusive interview to Centreline and DNA. He talked extensively about bilateral as well multi-lateral relations. He also spoke about the Kashmir and Cyprus issues. Here is the text of his interview. 1: Ostensibly, relations between Pakistan and Turkey have always been excellent and especially in recent years these relations seem to have taken a new turn. Can you share with us vision of your leadership vis a visRead More