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PM inaugurates Pakistan Navy Fleet Tanker

PM inaugurates Pakistan Navy Fleet Tanker

KARACHI, 19 AUG, (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, reached Karachi on Friday for one day official visit to participate in the launching ceremony of Navy Warship Fleet Tanker of Pakistan Navy built in collaboration with Turkey. Sindh Governor Ishrat-ul-Ibad and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah welcomed the prime minister at Karachi airport. Speaking as chief guest at the launching ceremony of the 17000-ton Fleet Tanker that has been built with the cooperation of Turkey, the Prime Minister expressed pleasure over the launch of the largest warship prepared inRead More

Army chief appreciates effort in checking cross border movement in Khyber agency

General Raheel visits Khyber agency, appreciates effort in checking cross border movement

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Friday visited front line troops, deployed for operations along the Pak-Afghan border in Khyber Agency, and appreciated the effort of the armed forces in checking cross border movement. The COAS expressed satisfaction at the clearance of mountain passes in the Rajgal area which were held by militants, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The army chief also praised Pakistan’s commitment to check cross border movement and said “it will go a long way in helping our initiativeRead More

Police arrest JSMM activists involved in terrorist activities

JSMM activists arrested

HYDERABAD: Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Irfan Ali Baloch said on Tuesday police arrested two activists of a Sindhi nationalist organisation for their alleged links with Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and subversive activities to sabotage China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC). The apprehended individuals, identified as Noor Hassan Bhachho and Masroor Thebo, possessed improvised explosive devices (IED), the SSP told media during a press conference. “The arrested individuals were being funded by India to weaken CPEC. Their accomplice Abdul Rehman Pirzada fled during the raid in the area of Fort police station,”Read More

UN chief slams killings in India-held Kashmir, calls for India-Pak dialogue

Ban Ki-moon calls for dialogue on Kashmir

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has deplored the ongoing killings in India-held Kashmir as security forces there try to stamp out weeks of anti-government protests by Kashmiri civilians, and urged India and Pakistan to settle Kashmir and other issues through dialogue. “I stand ready to offer my good offices, should it be requested by both sides, to facilitate dialogue in order to achieve a negotiated settlement,” he wrote in a letter he sent in response to a letter from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif apprising the UN chief about theRead More

Cousin marriages main reason behind eye related diseases in infants

eye examinations infant

RAWALPINDI, 19 AUG, (DNA) – President Al-Shifa Trust Lt. Gen (Retd) Hamid Javed on Friday said that almost two million people were prone to eye related diseases in Pakistan out of then eighty percent could be cured with timely intervention. He said that one of the major obstacles in providing eye care to the needy is lack of the required facilities. Briefing a group of senior journalists and columnists he said that Al-Shifa is trying best to serve as many patients as possible with focus on children. Hamid Javed informedRead More

PM participates in launching ceremony of Navy Warship fleet tanker in Karachi

Pakistan stronger, securer today than 2013: PM Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached Karachi on Friday to participate in the launching ceremony of Navy Warship fleet tanker. Speaking at the occasion the prime minister said, “I am pleased that the biggest tanker in Pakistan’s history has been constructed.” The 17000-ton heavy fleet tanker has been built with the cooperation of Turkey. The design of the fleet tanker was prepared by Turkey, while built in Karachi Shipyard.