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Sunday, May 8th, 2016


Imran Khan criticizes approval of Rs 43 crore for refurbishing Murree House

ISLAMABAD, 08 MAY, (DNA) –  Imran Khan, Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Sunday criticized approval of Rs 43 crores by the government for what he called refurbishing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s personal home in the pretext of Saarc Summit in Murree. “Shameful how govt has approves Rs 43 crores for refurbishing Sharif’s personal home in Murree using SAARC Summit in Murree as a pretext,” Imran wrote on his official Twitter account.  “This is not first time Sharifs have used public money on their properties. Rs 11 b was spent upgrading RaiwindRead More

PM says he will not accept anyone’s dictation on TORs


LAHORE, 08 MAY, (DNA) –  Prime Minster (PM) Nawaz Sharif has stated that no one’s dictation concerning the Terms of References (TORs) regarding the investigation commission that will probe into the Panama Leaks shall be taken into account. PM Nawaz met with Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif at Jati Umra in Raiwind. The two had discussion upon the investigation of the Panama Leaks. PM Nawaz clearly stated his stance regarding the issue and said that the government is ready to have negotiation with the opposition parties but it willRead More

World marks Mother’s Day with utmost love, respect

ISLAMABAD, 08 MAY, (DNA) – Mother’s Day was observed on Sunday in countries across the world including Pakistan that celebrates the countless sacrifices of the figure who never refrains from going to any length to comfort her offspring. The day which falls on the second Sunday of May every year, celebrates the mother of the family and her countless sacrifices and devotion. It also celebrates the tender touch of motherhood, maternal bonds and influence of mother in society. A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly inRead More

World Thalassemia Day observed across the globe including Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, 08 MAY, (DNA) – International Thalassemi Day was observed across the world including Pakistan on Sunday. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has urged the nation to work with firm resolve to eradicate Thalassemia form the country. In his message on World Thalassemia Day, he said the children may inherit the disease from their affected parents. He also urged parents to conduct laboratory test of their children before marriage to avoid the disease. “If a parent carries the genes of the disease, they can pass it to their children. SoRead More

NAB conducts raids on Raisani’s identification to arrest accused in corruption case

QUETTA, 08 MAY, (DNA) – Balochistan Finance Secretary Mushtaq Raisani has started disclosing the names of his colleagues involved in the corruption. According to details, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is conducting raids to arrest the others on the identification of Raisani. The suspect has also revealed that if NAB had delayed the action for a day the amount would have been sent abroad through the hundi system. Mushtaq Raisani was arrested from his office at civil secretariat after NAB officials raided his residence on Friday and recovered cash amountingRead More

Two including social activist Khurram Zaki gunned down in Karachi

ASI of sindh police gunned down

KARACHI, 08 MAY, (DNA) – Wave of killings has once again gripped the city of Karachi as two people including social activist Khurram Zaki were gunned down on Saturday night. Zaki was having a dinner at a restaurant in North Karachi when four unknown armed assailants riding two motorbikes sprayed him with bullets. The victim died on the spot. Two other persons also sustained critical injuries in the attack. Forensic teams reached the crime scene and have collected evidence from the area. Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has takenRead More