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PM Nawaz Sharif vows to uproot terrorism

ISLAMABAD, March 28 (DNA): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday renewed his firm resolve to uproot the scourge of terrorism, extremism and sectarianism from the country.The Prime Minister was addressing the nation over Radio Pakistan and Television networks tonight in the backdrop of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park tragedy in Lahore. “I reiterate my commitment that we will take revenge for each and every drop of blood of our martyrs. We will not sit idle unless we bring the perpetrators of violence to justice,” Prime Minister Sharif said in his address.

PM Nawaz visits Lahore blast’s injured at Jinnah Hospital

LAHORE, 28 MAR (DNA) – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has paid visits to Jinnah Hospital and Services Hospital and inquired about conditions of the injured after a blast in claimed more than 72 lives which took place on Sunday. Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar, Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif and Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah accompanied the Prime Minister. A suicide attack targeted Punjab’s metropolitan, Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park on Sunday that happened to be Easter. The Prime Minister has summoned a high-level meeting to review security situation of theRead More

Security forces launch anti-terror drive after bomber killed 70

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi eliminated in Punjab: CTD

ISLAMABAD, 28 MAR (DNA) – Security forces have launched operations in parts of Punjab province where a suicide bomber killed nearly 70 people and injured 300 others at a crowded park, the army said Monday. A Pakistani Taliban splinter group “Jamaat-ul-Ahrar” claimed responsibility for the attack in Lahore Sunday evening and its spokesman said minority Christians were its target. Christians were at the park to celebrate Easter. Police officials; however, said 44 were Muslims among those killed. The security forces conducted operations in some major cities in Punjab hours afterRead More

Brazil keen to diversify relations with Pakistan: envoy

 RAWALPINDI, MAR 28 (DNA) -The ambassador of Brazil Claudio Raja Gabaglia Lins has said that Brazil is the most prominent trade partner of Pakistan in Latin America and his country is keen to enhance trade relations with Pakistan.  Brazil economy has been ranked second largest economy in Latin America. More than 30% of exports are being carried out in Agriculture and livestock sector. Brazil has improved its per hector yield through double cropping, corn after soybean. Poultry meat has a huge potential and Pakistani exporters can take benefit from BrazilianRead More

Police file case against Junaid Jamshed’s attackers

ISLAMABAD: Police have registered a case against the attack on singer-turned-evangelist Junaid Jamshed, who was assaulted by a group of angry men at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Saturday night. The case was registered at Airport police station on the complaint of Jamsheed against unidentified individuals under Section 506 and 341 of the Pakistan Penal Code. Jamshed was attacked at Islamabad airport when we arrived there on a flight from Karachi on Saturday night. A video of the attack that was widely shared on social media showed the menRead More

Tajik president expresses grief over Lahore tragedy

ISLAMABAD, MAR 28 (DNA) –The President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the tragic incident of Gulsshan-e-Iqbal park in which over 70 previous lives were lost.In a letter written to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif the Tajik president said, “We are deeply sad to hear the tragic news about teniffing explosion in Lahore city of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, which left tens of innocent people, including women and children die and hundreds of people injured severely.