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British HC Thomas Drew extends felicitations on Eid

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 12 (DNA) -In his message on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, the British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew CMG has said. “On behalf of the British Government and all here at the British High Commission, I send my best wishes to all Muslims in Pakistan and elsewhere as they celebrate Eid ul-Azha. “The first Eid ul-Azha I spent in Pakistan was in 2006. I remember it as a special time for my Pakistani friends to spend time with their friends and families and to remember those less fortunate thanRead More


PIA flight landed at Lahore airport due to bad weather: spokesperson

KARACHI, 12 SEPT (DNA) – Spokesperson Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has explained that PIA’s Kualalampur-Peshawar flight PK-895 was landed at Lahore airport due to bad weather at Peshawar on Sunday.


China and Russia launch South China Sea naval war games

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BEIJING, 12 SEPT (DNA) – The Chinese and Russian navies launched eight days of war games in the South China Sea on Monday, in a sign of growing cooperation between their armed forces against the backdrop of regional territorial disputes.The “Joint Sea-2016” maneuvers include surface ships, submarines, ship-borne helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, along with marines and amphibious armoured vehicles who will conduct live-firing exercises, according to a Defense Ministry statement issued Sunday. Tasks will include defensive and rescue drills, anti-submarine exercises and the simulated seizure of an enemy island byRead More


Samsung Electronics shares fall after Galaxy Note 7 debacle

SEOUL, 12 SEPT (DNA) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s shares fell to their lowest level in nearly two months on Monday after the tech giant told customers to switch off and return their new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to fire-prone batteries. Investors had wiped 15.9 trillion won (10.77 billion pounds) off the South Korean firm’s market capitalisation as of 0303 GMT, as a series of warnings from regulators and airlines around the world raised fears for the future of the flagship device. “Some said initially the Galaxy Note 7Read More


North Korea all set to conduct another nuclear test

PYONGYAN, 12 SEPT (DNA) – North Korea has completed preparations for another nuclear test, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported on Monday, citing South Korean defence ministry sources who said the North may use a previously unused tunnel at its mountainous test site.”An additional test could be conducted in a tunnel that branches off from the second tunnel or in the third tunnel, where preparations have been completed,” said ministry spokesman Moon Sang-Gyun.


CDA deputes over 200 sanitary workers for quick disposal of waste: Anser Aziz

Mayor Islamabad Sheikh Anser Aziz

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 12 (DNA) – On the directions of Mayor of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI), Sheikh Anser Aziz, all concerned formations of MCI would perform duties during the holidays of Eid-ul-Azha.These duties include operation for collection and disposal of entrails, offals and waste material of sacrificial animals. Directions for duties during the Eid-ul-Azha have also been issued to other formations, including Emergency and Disasters Management, 1122 (Ambulance Service) and Capital Hospital  These formations would make joint coordinated efforts to serve the residents of the city during the Eid-ul-Azha Mayor of MCI and ChairmanRead More