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Thursday, March 31st, 2016


British HC Thomas Drew shows solidarity with people of Lahore

LAHORE, MAR 31 (DNA)/ The British High Commissioner Thomas during his visit to Lahorte on Thursday underlined the strength of the UK’s commitment to Punjab and used his visit to learn more about the province from a wide range of sections of society. He in particular underlined his solidarity with the people of Lahore following the tragic events at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park.

Islamic teachings not allow anyone to create chaos in society: President

ISLAMABAD, 31 MAR (DNA) – President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the people to get united to defeat extremist mindset and nefarious designs of the terrorists. Addressing convocation of Air University in Islamabad on Thursday, he said the government is committed to eliminate terrorism under National Action Plan. The President said Islamic teachings do not allow anyone to create chaos in the society. He said exhorted the students to play their due role to secure the future of the country. Mamnoon Hussain said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will become center of economicRead More

Govt has achieved target of durable development: PM

ISLAMABAD, 31 MAR (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that the government has achieved the target of durable development and delay in completion of projects will not be tolerated. He was talking during a briefing at Planning Commission Division in Islamabad on Thursday. The Prime Minister stressed for maintaining standard and transparency in developmental projects of infrastructure and basic facilities. He said the Government has doubled the development budget during the last three years. Nawaz Sharif said implementation of power and basic infrastructure projects is priority ofRead More

Pakistan asks Tehran to share details of Indian spy’s time in Iran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday asked Tehran to investigate and share details of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s activities in Iran, along with those of his colleague, who was identified as Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) Sub Inspector Rakesh alias Rizwan. Jadhav, who was arrested in Balochistan earlier this month, confessed to being a serving officer in the Indian Navy and directing subversive activities in Karachi and Balochistan “at the behest of RAW”. In a confessional video aired by the Pakistani government, Jadhav said: “By 2002, I commenced intelligence operations. In 2003, IRead More

Indian agent issue: Some elements trying to spoil Pak-Iran relations: embassy

ISLAMABAD, MAR 31 (DNA) – The Iranian embassy has issued a press release clarifying certain issues regarding detention of Indian agent in Pakistan. The statements says, “During past days some section of Pakistani media has spread contents regarding detention of an Indian Agent and the matter related to it, which could have negatives implications on the fraternal and friendly atmosphere of Iran and Pakistan.