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India not serious in resolving Kashmir issue: Army Chief

General Raheel addressing US CENTCOM

RAWALPINDI, 26 SEP, (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif Monday said India is not serious to resolve the Kashmir dispute. Addressing US CENTCOM Conference in Germany, General Raheel said terrorists could move across borders because of no effective border management systems in place. This is exploited by the anti-Pakistan intelligence agencies such as RAW. The Army Chief said stable Afghanistan is a guarantee to a peaceful and stable region. He said peace in Afghanistan could be achieved through a comprehensive and coordinated strategy, says a press issuedRead More


Call Indian atrocities “terrorism” & may be then world will notice: Sherry

Call Indian atrocities “terrorism” & may be then world will notice: Sherry

ISLAMABAD, 26 SEP, (DNA) – Responding to the latest in raging vilification from India, Vice President PPPP, Senator Sherry Rehman said Monday, “If terrorism is the biggest violation of human rights, then lets refer to Indian atrocities in Kashmir as state terrorism. Maybe then the world will take note.” Commenting on Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s speech at the UNGA, Rehman said, “Raging rhetoric only serves to further isolate Kashmiris. What they keep referring to as an integral part of India is a region of people who under theRead More


Nisar urges UN to take notice of Indian PM’s statements against Pakistan

Interior ministry asks KP govt to not participate in PTI protest

RAWALPINDI, 26 SEP, (DNA) – Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan has urged the United Nations to take serious notice of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aggressive statements against Pakistan and its leadership. Talking to newsmen in Chakri on Monday, the Interior Minister said Pakistan will not be cowed down by the Indian threats. The Minister said India has been financing and backing terrorist acts in Pakistan. He said the nation is united to confront and respond any aggression from the enemy. He said the government and the opposition needRead More


Combined efforts at SAARC platform imperative to curb corruption

Combined efforts at SAARC platform imperative to curb corruption

ISLAMABAD, 26 SEP, (DNA) – Federal Minister for Law and justice, Zahid Hamid has said that Corruption can no longer be considered a country’s internal problem; therefore, coordinated efforts against this menace at regional level from the SAARC platform are imperative. The minister reiterated that issues and concerns of these nations are common therefore Countries of South Asia need to work jointly by sharing best practices, expertise and experiences relating to the global war against corruption. Federal Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid said this while delivering a lecture toRead More


Pregnant women with jaundice should be screened for Hepatitis E

Pregnant women with jaundice should be screened for Hepatitis E

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Health Research Council attached department of Ministry of National Health Services, conducted study that Hepatitis E in pregnant women becomes fatal. This study was done to calculate the maternal and fetal mortality in jaundiced pregnant hospitalised cases. The study was conducted in 12 hospitals of major cities of Pakistan including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Peshawar, Karachi, Faisalabad, Jamshoro and Quetta. A total of 135 pregnant females were enrolled during one year from Gynae OPD/emergency or wards of the selected hospitals. Blood sample was tested for anti HEV (IgM), HBsAg, antiRead More


BISP board approves new payment model

BISP board approves new payment model

ISLAMABAD, 26 SEP, (DNA) – Minister of State and Chairperson BISP, MNA Marvi Memon chaired 27th meeting of BISP Board at BISP Secretariat Monday. It was 6th BISP Board meeting since she assumed office of the Chairperson in February 2015. The following Board members participated: Dr. Zeba A. Sathar, Mr. Yawar Irfan Khan, representatives of Finance Division, Economic Affairs Division, Foreign Office and Secretary BISP, Ms. Yasmeen Masood. The agenda items of the Board meeting included: Restructuring of Audit Committee of the BISP Board, Restructuring of Programme Design Committee ofRead More