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India urges Pakistan to ‘refrain’ from supporting cross-border terrorism

India plans to completely seal border with Pakistan by Dec 2018

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday demanded from Pakistan to live up to its public commitment to refrain from supporting and sponsoring cross-border terrorism. The strongly worded demand comes after the attack on an Indian army base in the Uri sector of India-held Kashmir, and was conveyed by Vikas Swarap, spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday demanded from Pakistan to live up to its public commitment to refrain from supporting and sponsoring terrorism. We demand that Pakistan lives up to its public commitment to refrainRead More

Receiving Test mace a historic moment in our cricketing history: Waqar

ICC Test mace

KARACHI: Former Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis on Wednesday said clinching the number one position in Test ranking and receiving ICC Test championship mace from International Cricket Council (ICC) is a proud moment for the country. “To receive test mace by ICC in Lahore is a historic moment for a country where no Test match has been held for the past seven years,” said Waqar while talking to media. Waqar believed that credit for this achievement should be given to every single person who played their part to attain thisRead More

PTI announces final venue for Raiwind March

PTI announces boycott of tomorrow's joint session of parliament

LAHORE, 21 SEPT (DNA) – Imran khan was seemed all set for D-Day as he announced venue for Raiwind March. “PTI rally will be held at Adda Plot in any case,” announced the party office bearers. All the necessary documentation has been made in this regard as PTI wrote a letter to the authorities. Although there were a few venues considered for Raiwind March, however the party chose Adda Plot after detailed consultation. On the other hand, the Punjab Government announced to provide security to participants in the Raiwind March.Read More

CPEC to further deepen Pak-China friendship: Ayaz

CPEC to strengthen Pak-China friendship

URUMQI, 21 SEPT (DNA) – Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said while meeting with Vice Chairman of National People’s Congress Mr. Ailigeng Yimingbahai, Governor of Xinjiang Autonomous Region Mr. Shorat Zakir and Party Secretary of Xinjiang Province Mr. Chen Quanguo Wednesday that launching of CPEC to further deepen Pak-China friendship.  The Speaker also met with the Vice Governor of Xinjiang Mr. Mutielifu Kassem. Mr. Ayaz Sadiq has been invited by the Chinese government to attend the fifth Eurasia Expo being held in Urumqi, says a press release receivedRead More

Mamnoon reiterates desire to cement ties with Turkey

President Mamnoon Hussain and General Salih Zeki COLAK

ISLAMABAD, 21 SEPT (DNA) – President Mamnoon Hussain conferred the award of Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) on Commander of the Turkish Land Forces General Salih Zeki COLAK at a special investiture ceremony in Islamabad on Wednesday. The President decorated General Salih Zeki COLAK, Commander of the Turkish Land Forces in recognition of his outstanding services and contributions in strengthening relations between the Armed forces of Pakistan and Turkey and for enhancing strategic cooperation between the two countries. President Mamnoon Hussain said that Pakistan and Turkey enjoy close and brotherly relations which areRead More

Congo patient dies in Rawalpindi

Congo patient died

RAWALPINDI: A suspected Congo patient died at the Holy Family Hospital (HFH) on Tuesday. Mohammad Iqbal, 28, a resident of Kalar Syedan, was brought to the hospital on Monday night with a high grade fever. Earlier, he was suspected as a dengue patient but his serology report was negative, said a senior doctor of the HFH. He said later blood samples of the patients had been sent to the National Institute of Health for the Congo serology as he had a history of animal handling. “The patient was kept inRead More