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Friday, November 27th, 2015


Pakistan keen to finalize FTA with S.Korea at its earliest: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD, 27 NOV (DNA) – First Vice Minister of South Korea Mr. Lim Sungnam called on Federal Minister Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal here on Friday. The South Korean First Minister along with his delegation discussed the issues of mutual interest particularly in the field of economic cooperation and partnership between the two countries. Both sides agreed to enhance the bilateral trade volume, which presently stands at one billion dollar annually as well as working towards early finalization of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan and South Korea. OnRead More

NA Speaker meets Russian, Kazakh Speakers

ISLAMABAD, 27 NOV (DNA) – Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq met his Russian and Kazakh counterparts on sidelines of the meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) being held in Saint Petersburg, Russia on Friday. Wide range of matters including enhancing bilateral relations between their respective legislatures was discussed in the meeting. Sardar Ayaz Sadiq while talking to his counterpart Chairman Russian State Duma (National Assembly) Mr. Sergey Naryshkin underlined the need for enhancing parliamentary ties between National Assembly of Pakistan and Russian State Duma.Read More

NAB arrests 2 directors, 1 add director KDA in land grabbing case

ISLAMABAD, 27 NOV (DNA) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) after intensifying its operations against land grabbers and miscreants allegedly involved in China Cutting, has arrested two Directors and one Additional Director of Karachi Development Authority (KDA), namely Abdul Qavi Khan, ex- Director KDA, Rashid Aqeel, Director Master Plan and Muhammad Nasir Sheikh, Additional Director KDA in addition to a private person Anjum Jameel Siddiqui. Initially a joint Investigation Team (JIT) comprising of officers of NAB, Pakistan Rangers and FIA was constituted, which mutually shared information about notorious land grabbers andRead More

Action plan to be formulated to turn Isb into a model city

ISLAMABAD, 27 NOV (DNA) – A one year comprehensive action plan would be formulated to turn Federal Capital into most beautiful and a model city of the country. This plan would cover the enhancement in the green character, improvement of road infrastructure and up-gradation of civic amenities in Islamabad. These views were expressed by the Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CA&DD), Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry while chairing a briefing held at Capital Development Authority (CDA) Headquarters here on Friday. During the meeting Minister of State wasRead More

Its disrespectful to ask me what happens in my bedroom: Sania Mirza

NEW DELHI:  Sania Mirza might be the world tennis number one in doubles and one of the highest paid athletes in India but the questions she repeatedly has to face — in a professional capacity — are tied to her gender. In a media talk, the tennis ace revealed she was asked about her family plans during a press conference, two days after she won the Wimbledon title. “I feel it’s extremely disrespectful to ask someone when they are having a child. Just because I am a public figure, it doesn’tRead More