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ISPR says rescue operation in underway in Chitral

Chitral rain victims rescued by army

RAWALPINDI, July 03 (DNA): The army troops are engaged in relief and rescue operation in Chitral following the flash flood, said a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) on Sunday. According to the statement, as many as five houses of village Ursoon completely washed away and army troops are busy since last night in rescue and relief operation in the village. It may be noted that as many as thirty-one people have died while several others went missing due to heavy rain and flash flood in Drosh areaRead More

Shaharyar does not draw any salary for his work, PCB clarifies

PCB Chairman Shaharyar

LAHORE, 03 JULY, (DNA) – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) would like to clarify that Mr. Shaharyar M. Khan does not draw any salary for his work as Chairman PCB. For his ongoing tour of England, expenses on his travel and stay during the annual ICC meeting were borne by ICC. While Chairman PCB is entitled to a daily allowance for his official work, he only charges this allowance on days when he is on PCB business. During the current tour of England, he is scheduled to meet the Pakistan ARead More

IIUI Faisal Masjid: Eid-ul-Fitr prayer at 7:30am

Eidul Azha on 13 September

ISLAMABAD, July 03 (DNA): Eid-ul-Fitr prayer will be offered at Faisal Mosque Islamabad at 7:30 am. According to a notice released by Dawah Academy of International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI), Prof. Dr. Tahir Hakeem, Dean Faculty of Shariah and Law of IIUI will lead the prayer at Faisal Masjid at 7:30am. Security arrangements have been completed for the Eid prayers, sources in ICT Police said. DNA

ATMs’ link down adds to woes of people, National Bank faces technical difficulties

national bank working disturbed on Eid

KARACHI, July 03 (DNA): Closure of bank branches and link down of several ATM machines on the occasion of Eid badly frustrated people living in several parts of country. According to reports, various ATM machines have stopped working while others are lacking money which is raging the locals who have lots of left for Eid shopping. The residents have said that the bank authorities have not taken any precautionary measure to sort out the matter. They said that many of the people have to travel to their native areas butRead More

PM Nawaz condoles over death of Chinese engineers

Nawaz at Gwadar

ISLAMABAD, July 03 (DNA): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has conveyed his condolences to the families of the Chinese engineers who lost their lives during expansion work at Tarbela Dam today. The Prime Minister directed the concerned to make quick arrangements for sending the bodies of the deceased engineers to their home country and ensure well being and safety of the remaining Chinese engineers at the project. Lauding the services of Chinese engineers and experts in different completed and ongoing infrastructure and energy projects across the country, the Prime MinisterRead More

Ex servicemen demand action against Achakzai

Mehmood Achakzai, PESA

ISLAMABAD, July 03 (DNA): The Pakistan Ex-servicemen Association (PESA) on Sunday severely condemned the rebellious statement made by Mr Mahmud Khan Achakzai, an ally of the government, about Khyber Pakhtunkhwa being part of Afghanistan. Mr Achakzai has no doubt grossly violated his oath as member of the National Assembly and has made himself liable for trial on charges of treason, it said. Supreme Court, Parliament, Election Commission and other institutions must take note of this anti Pakistan comment by Mr Achakzai. Absence of any reaction from our government and ForeignRead More