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PTI Islamabad march may be rescheduled

Islamabad march

ISLAMABAD, OCT 13(DNA). Pakistani Tehreek Insaf (PTI) is seriously thinking to change the date of the Islamabad march as many party leaders think Sunday is not a suitable day for march. The matter is now taken to the core committee of PTI which would decide about the change of the date of Islamabad march. It may be mentioned here that PTI had given a call for Islamabad march to mount pressure on prime minister Nawaz Sharif to announce a commission that will investigate Panama issue. The prime minister on theRead More

India has ‘closed all doors’ to Pakistan’s dialogue offer: Mushahid

UNITED NATIONS, October 13 (DNA): Pakistan wants to hold dialogue with India on all outstanding issues, including Kashmir, but New Delhi has ‘closed all doors’ to talks between the two countries, Prime Minister’s Special envoy Senator Mushahid Hussain has said.   Speaking to the United Nations Corps of Correspondents, he said that the only way forward to de-escalate the current tensions was through dialogue and discussions. “We should start talking to each other, rather than at each other.”   Senator Hussian, along with a member of National Assembly, Dr. ShezraRead More

Nisar inaugurates E-Passport System for overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD, October 13 (DNA): Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali on Thursday announced the launch of E-Passport System for overseas Pakistanis.   Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Thursday, the Interior Minister said the overseas Pakistanis will now be able to get their passports renewed at their residences abroad.   The Interior Minister said e-service will be introduced in Pakistan within six months, and it will be ensured across the country in the next two years. The e-service will help check frauds in issuance of passports besides easy renewal ofRead More

Cyril Almeida refuses to record statement


ISLAMABAD, October 13 (DNA): Newspaper journalist Cyril Almeida on Thursday refused to record his statement before a government’s committee set up to hold an inquiry into his story about a purported confrontation between civilian government and military.   Prime Minister House and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif called the report as fabricated.   Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif directed the interior ministry to hold an inquiry to determine who leaked the report.   According to a report by a private television channel, Federal Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid, who isRead More


Islamabad, October 13th, 2016: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the country’s leading ICT services provider, has announced its financial results for the nine months ended September 30, 2016 at its Board of Directors meeting held in Islamabad onOctober 13, 2016. The PTCL Group registered a 42% increase in profitability during the nine months of 2016 compared to the same period last year.  The Group revenue stood at Rs. 88.8 billion and with effective cost optimization measures, the operating expenses of the Group were reduced by 3% resulting into a net profit ofRead More

Army Chief Raheel Sharif confirms death to 10 terrorists


Rawalpindi, 13 Oct 2016: Army chief General Raheel Sharif has confirmed death sentences awarded to another 10 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism including killing of innocent civilians, polio workers, NGO employees, police officials and Armed Forces personnel. Fire-arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession. These convicts were tried by military courts. Detail of each case is mentioned below. 1. Muhammad Shahid Omar S/O Zaman Khan. The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in killing of 2 female workersRead More