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Pervez Musharraf opposes escalation of Pak-India tensions

WASHINGTON, October 01 (DNA): Former President and Chief of Army Staff General (Retired) Pervez Musharraf on Saturday said that Pakistan should counter threat India, while calling on not to escalate the tensions between both countries.   “India is threatening to strike us at the right time,” which is a serious matter,” Musharraf said in an interview at the Washington Ideas Forum.   “I think the war hysteria that is being created in India, I repeat, India, not in Pakistan, is an issue. They do that always. This is not theRead More

Military sure of casualties on Indian side: Asim Bajwa

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army is certain it caused casualties on the Indian side of the border in response to the cross-border firing by Indian troops which killed two Pakistani soldiers, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Lt Gen Asim Bajwa said on Saturday. Briefing journalists in Baghsar area of Azad Kashmir, Bajwa said it was not clear why India is “hiding its losses”, Radio Pakistan reported. The ISPR chief said the military responded “befittingly” to Indian firing across the Line of Control (LoC). He said however, that a “war isRead More

WB assures cooperation to Pakistan in generating renewable energy: Illangovan

ISLAMABAD, October 01 (DNA): Country Director World Bank (WB), Mr. Patchamuthu Illangovan called on the Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Saturday. He apprised the Finance Minister on the forthcoming annual meeting of the World Bank group. The meeting discussed the portfolio of the World Bank assisted projects in Pakistan. “Pakistan has shown strong economic turnaround. The World Bank Group sees Pakistan as stronger partner for further development, collaboration and assistance,” Illangovan said. He also said that IFC will help in renewable energy in Pakistan and provide a creditRead More

Chairman CDA inspects re-carpeting of roads

ISLAMABAD, OCT 01 (DNA) – Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital development Authority (CDA), inspected the re-carpeting work being carried out at Pak Secretariat by the Machinery Pool Organization (MPO) Directorate of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI).   On this occasion, concerned officers of MPO Directorate other formations were also present.   Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz directed the concerned formations to ensure quality carpeting of roads.   He said quality of road carpeting work has been carried out up to standards and no compromise in thisRead More