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Thursday, January 21st, 2016


Pakistan committed to root out terrorism: PM

DAVOS, 21 JAN (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said terrorists were now going after soft targets in Pakistan after their infrastructure was dismantled by the security forces. Addressing the annual session of World Economic Forum in Davos, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan has rendered countless sacrifices in war on terror. Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan has paid heavy price in fight against terrorism in term of loss of thousand of precious lives of innocent people and also faced $ 100 billion (one hundred billion US dollar) lossRead More

COAS asks Ghani to cooperate to trace Charsadda attackers

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif on Thursday telephoned Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and shared with him investigation details of yesterday’s brazen terror attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, said the military’s media wing chief. In successive messages on Twitter, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) head Lt Gen Asim Bajwa said the army chief also shared these details with Afghan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah and commander of Resolute Support Mission and United States Forces in Afghanistan Gen John Campbell. Bajwa said investigation on the Charsadda university attack hadRead More

World Bank President to visit Sindh 

KARACHI, 21 JAN (DNA) – The President of World Bank along with his two senior vice presidents is arriving here to launch a new development partnership with Sindh government on 10 February  for which a high profile meeting between Sindh Government and the World Bank Team was held here at the CM House Thursday. The meeting was chaired Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah. He assisted by his professional team comprising Senior Minister for Finance, Energy, Development  & irrigation Syed Murad Ali Shah, Additional Chief Secretary (Dev) Aijaz AliRead More

PM appreciates Modi’s responce over university attack

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ISLAMABAD, 21 JAN (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday appreciated the sentiment expressed by Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Charsadda incident. “The Prime Minister of Pakistan appreciates the sentiment expressed by the Prime Minister of India with regard to the tragic and cowardly terrorist attack against the innocent students and faculty members of the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda today,” the Foreign Office said in a statement. The FO said: “This incident is yet another reminder that terrorism is our common enemy and a cooperative approach is essentialRead More

RCCI urges to pass on profit on crude oil to consumers

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) hasurged the government to pass on the profit of plummeting international oil prices to the consumers. RCCI president Mian Humayun Parvez said in a statement that the crude oil price has dropped down to $27 per barrel, the lowest level in the last 13 years. The government has imposed heavy tax levy on Petro products, highest among the regional countries and is making hefty profits on it, he said. RCCI President said that more than 55% power generation was carried out throughRead More

Sohail highlights PAF role in anti-terror operations

ISLAMABAD, 21 JAN (DNA) – Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Amanon Thursday highlighted the role of PAF in the ongoing anti-terrorist operations and said that PAF in synergy with Pak Army has played a key role in eliminating the terrorists. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force participated in Manama Airpower Symposium. The Symposium, hosted by Royal Bahraini Air Force and Air Defence, is part of the fourth International Bahrain Air Show. The Chiefs of over 20Read More