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Thursday, December 17th, 2015


Qamar visits under construction site of NAB HQ building

Islamabad: Dec 17 - Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB visits under construction site of NAB to 
review physical progress and to inspect the quality of construction work on Thursday. - DNA Photo

ISLAMABAD, 17 DEC (DNA) – Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) visited the under construction site of the office building for National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Headquarters at Sector G-5/1 Islamabad. He reviewed the physical progress made on the ground and inspected the quality of construction work. During the briefing, it was informed by DG NAB, HQ, DG, PWD, Consultant and the Contractor that in the light of the directions of Chairman NAB during his last visit on the under construction site, the construction work is continuous with fullRead More

Traders stage sit-in protest in support of Rangers

Traders stage sit-in protest in support of Rangers

KARACHI, 17 DEC (DNA) – Sindh Assembly has been locked down as traders Thursday staged a protest sit-in outside the building against the resolution curtailing Rangers powers in Karachi. A heavy contingent of police was deployed inside and outside the Sindh Assembly building ahead of the protest. The rally of traders started from Pakistan Chowk and reached in front of Sindh Assembly gate, where the traders protested against provincial government for reducing the powers of Rangers. The police was also present at the occasion and a water canon has alsoRead More

PSL to be held in UAE from 4th February

Pakistan Super League

LAHORE, 17 DEC (DNA) – Chairman PSL, Najam Sethi has said Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be held in UAE from 4th to 23rd of February next year. He was addressing the official ceremony of unveiling the logo of Pakistan Super League in Lahore. Najam Sethi said that this event will prove very beneficial for the growth of professional skills of local talent and also help in grooming the young talent. The Chairman of PSL, Najam Sethi and owners of five franchise teams, Ambassador of PSL Rameez Hassan Raja andRead More

US Envoy inaugurates renovated Lincoln Corner at IIUI

US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale

ISLAMABAD, 17 DEC (DNA) – US-Pakistan have agreed to expand mutual educational relations, it was also agreed in Nawaz Obama meeting to strengthen educational bilateral tie-up which US Embassy Islamabad pursuing. This was said by Mr. David Hale US envoy to Pakistan on the occasion of inauguration of renovated Lincoln Corner at International Islamic University Islamabad. He joined the ceremony as chief guest while Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Rector IIUI, Dr. Bashir Khan Acting President IIUI also graced the occasion as guests of honour. “Lincoln Corner demonstrates the continued partnership betweenRead More

Kaleemullah to play for USL’s Tulsa Roughnecks FC

Kaleem Ullah

KARACHI, 17 DEC, (DNA) – Pakistan’s star footballer Kaleemullah has signed a contract with Okhlama based football club The Tulsa Roughnecks FC for the 2016 season. Kaleemullah, who played seven games for Sacramento Republic last season, is expected to join the club by February ahead of the season. “The Tulsa Roughnecks FC announced today that Pakistan International midfielder/forward Kaleemullah has signed with the team. Kaleemullah, who has made 25 appearances with the Pakistan National Team, played last season for the Sacramento Republic. The 23-year-old will add another viable attacking optionRead More

Man suspected of Paris attacks link held in Austria


VIENNA: Austrian authorities are investigating two men arrested days ago for possible links to last month’s attacks in Paris that killed 130 people, officials said on Wednesday.State Prosecutor Robert Holzleitner said the two – arrested during the weekend in a migrants’ shelter in Salzburg – are suspected of “participation in a terrorist organisation,” with investigations focused on their possible connection to the Nov 13 attacks.Also read: At least 128 dead in Paris terror attacks, IS claims responsibility