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Thursday, December 17th, 2015


Legendary actor Kamal Ahmed Rizvi passes away

KARACHI: Famous actor, drama writer Kamal Ahmed Rizvi has passed away, DNA News reported on Thursday. The actor was ill for a long time and receiving treatment in local hospital. Rizvi got popularity from his famous drama Alif Noon in which he was paired with famous comedian Rafi Khawar, popularly known as Nanna. Speaking on his life and personality, renowned actor Toqeer Nasir said that Kamal Ahmad was not only a great actor but he had a noble soul too. Being a human being, he was holding all the attributesRead More

Pakistan NSA urges India not to be frozen in the past

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Lieutenant-General (R) Naseer Khan Janjua Janjua has termed his recent meeting with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval a “good beginning”, saying it is important for both countries to “not be frozen in the past”. “Let’s think of the future. Let us do it ourselves. Let us not leave it to our children,” Lt-Gen Janjua told the Hindustan Times via telephone from Islamabad in his first interview since the secret meeting between the NSAs in Bangkok on December 6. “Let us not be dogged about ourRead More

Nisar rules out spy agencies’ presence in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, 17 DEC (DNA) – Federal Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday ruled out presence of Blackwater or any other foreign intelligence agency in the federal capital of Pakistan. Sharing performance of two and half years of the Ministry of Interior and Narcotics Control, he told the National Assembly members that all foreign spy agencies have been banned from operating in the country and there was no presence of Blackwater in Pakistan anymore. The minister said terrorists were on the run as a result of massive interaction amongRead More

Swedish Envoy urges traders on diversifying exports

KARACHI, 17 DEC (DNA) – The Ambassador of Sweden, Tomas Rosander has underscored the need for making collective efforts to effectively deal with lack of knowledge about the potential of Pakistan. Referring to substantial improvement in the security situation of Pakistan, the Ambassador said, “All we need to do now is to bring maximum foreign companies here and we have been encouraging Swedish companies to visit Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.” Exchanging views during his visit to Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he advised the business and industrial community ofRead More

FO confirms to participate in KSA’s anti-terrorism coalition

ISLAMABAD, 17 DEC (DNA) – The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday confirmed Pakistan s participation in Saudia Arabia‘s 34-nation military alliance against terrorism. During weekly press briefing in Islamabad, the Foreign Office spokesperson said that further details to decide the extent of participation in different activities of the alliance are pending. It is pertinent to mention here that the 42nd Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held in Kuwait this year had reiterated its commitment to relevant UN and OIC resolutions onRead More

Leila Khan meets delegation of World Bank

ISLAMABAD, 17 DEC (DNA) – Chairperson Prime Minister’s Youth Programme, Ms Leila Khan held meeting with a delegation of World Bank comprised of Ms Theresa Paulelle Jones and Mr. Amjad Zafar Khan here at Prime Minister’s Office, in order to apprise them of various interventions of the Federal Government under Prime Minister’s Youth Programme for the socio-economic development of people, especially the youth. Speaking at the occasion, Ms Leila Khan said, “Federal Government is running six (06) schemes under Prime Minister’s Youth Programme. These schemes include Prime Minister’s Youth Business LoansRead More