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Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

 

PAF war game tempest –II commences

ISLAMABAD, MAY 10 (DNA) – A detailed inaugural briefing regarding the aim, objectives and conduct of the PAF exercise Tempest-II was held at Nur Khan Auditorium Air Headquarters, Islamabad, today.General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee was the chief guest at the occasion.Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was also present at the briefing. Senior officers from tri-services also attended the exercise briefing.


PM chairs meeting to discuss issues pertaining to national & internal security

PTI files petition in NAB against Nawaz for corruption

ISLAMABAD, 10 MAY (DNA) – A meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad discussed issues pertaining to national and internal security of the country. The meeting also reviewed progress of the operation Zarb-e-Azb and return of internally displaced persons in detail. It urged media to avoid speculations and flashing of news pertaining to unrelated issues through sources. The meeting was attended by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, DG ISI Lt General Rizwan AkhtarRead More


Chief of Army Staff calls on Prime Minister

General Raheel addressing US CENTCOM

ISLAMABAD, 10 MAY (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House on Tuesday. Issues pertaining to national security were discussed during the meeting. The meeting expressed satisfaction over the improved security situation in the country and stressed upon the need for sustained efforts in this regard. DNA


PM to attend energy project launching in Tajikistan

ISLAMABAD, 10 MAY (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Tajikistan on11-12 May, to attend the Launching Ceremony of CASA-1000 Power Project, officials said on Tuesday. Under CASA-1000 Project, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan will supply 1300 MW of electricity to Pakistan (1000 MW) and Afghanistan (300 MW) during the summer season. The project is expected to be completed by 2018. CASA-1000 Project is a flagship project and the first of its kind that will link Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in electricity grid.  President of Tajikistan, Mr. Emomali Rahmon, hasRead More


02 murderers executed in Rawalpindi jail

RAWALPINDI, 10 MAY (DNA) – Two death row convicts were executed Tuesday morning in Adiala Jail. Retired Capt Zafar Iqbal had murdered 11 persons in 1994 in Arya Mohallah and Sangori Village of Mandra over longstanding enmity while Mirza Sarfraz had slain a local in Gujar Khan area in 1993. Both the convicts were hanged in the early hours. Iqbal’s review plea was turned down by a three-member bench of Supreme Court (SC) in 2008 while his clemency plea was also rejected by the president. Retired captain’s execution was deferredRead More


Nisar, Perviaz congratulate Gilani over recovery of his son

ISLAMABAD, 10 MAY (DNA) – Minister for Interior, Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan Tuesday congratulated former Prime Minister, Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani over recovery of his son, Ali Haider Gilani In a message to former PM and his family, the Minister said Allah Almighty has rewarded them for their three years forbearance. Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid has also congratulated Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, the former Prime Minister on the safe return of his abducted son Ali Haider Gilani, after three years In a message, the ministerRead More