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Army contingents of Nepal, UK arrive in Lahore

Army contingents of Nepal, UK, Kazakhstan arrive in Lahore

LAHORE, October 16 (DNA): Army contingents of Nepal, United Kingdom and Kazakhstan reached the Allama Iqbal International Airport on Sunday to participate in the First International PACES Championship-2016 organized by Pakistan Army. The Event will commence amid a graceful opening ceremony at the Ayub Stadium, here from October 18. Army teams from Sri Lanka, People’s Liberation Army (China), Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Maldives have already reached in the city. Bahrain army team is expected tonight. Army teams from Australia, USA, Turkey, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Turkey shall arrive on Monday.Read More

Yasir becomes fastest cricketer to reach 100 Test wickets

Yasir becomes fastest cricketer to reach 100 Test wickets

KARACHI OCT 16(DNA): Pakistan’s leggie Yasir Shah became the fastest Asian Cricketer to reach 100 Test wickets on Sunday when he claimed the wicket of Miguel Cummins in Dubai. Yasir reached the milestone of 100 Test wickets in his 17th appearance, which makes him fastest from Asia to reach 100 wickets in Test career, surpassing India’s Ravichandran Ashwin. Ashwin, who reached 100 Test wickets in 18 Tests, had earlier wished Yasir Shah good luck ahead of the Dubai Test as the Pakistani spinner was eyeing to break the record ofRead More

Modi terms Pakistan as ‘mothership of terrorism’, asks BRICS leaders to take actions against it

Modi Speaks with BRICS leaders

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a meeting with fellow BRICS leaders on Sunday in Goa urged them to take a strong united stand against the “mothership of terrorism” in the South Asian region, in a thinly veiled reference to Pakistan. Modi said a country in India’s neighbourhood held links to “terror modules” around the world, which BRICS ─ a bloc consisting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa ─ should strongly condemn. “In our region, terrorism poses a grave threat to peace, security and development.” “Tragically the mothershipRead More

PPP takes out rally to honour Karsaz martyrs

PPP takes out rally to honour Karsaz martyrs

KARACHI, Oct 16 (DNA) – The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has taken out what it says will be a historic rally in Karachi today to honour the martyrs of Karsaz, who were killed in a bomb attack on slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s homecoming rally nine years ago.  The ‘Salam Shuhuda’ rally is being led by party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who has mounted a special bomb-proof truck and is guarded by ‘Jaanisaran-e-Benazir Bhutto (Benazir Bhutto’s loyalists)’. Other leaders of the party are also part of the rally.  Addressing theRead More

Pakistan welcomes desire of regional countries to participate in CPEC

Pakistan seeks UK help in ending rights abuses in held Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, October 16 (DNA): Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said Pakistan cordially welcomes the desire of regional countries to participate in China Pakistan Economic Corridor project (CPEC).   In an interview, he said Afghanistan, Iran and Saudi Arabia, which have expressed their interest in the project, which will further augment regional connectivity and cooperation.   The Minister reiterated the Government’s stance that the project is in the best interest of the entire region.   He said CPEC is aimed at bolstering trade and economic cooperation in the whole region andRead More

Kashmir is Pakistan’s jugular vein, says President Mamnoon


MUZAFFARABAD OCT 16(DNA) – President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Kashmir is Pakistan’s jugular vein and it would continue to proactively extend moral, diplomatic and political support to Kashmiris for attainment of their right of self-determination.   The President said this while talking to a delegation of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Azad Jammu & Kashmir chapter which called on him at Muzaffarabad on Sunday. President AJ&K Sardar Muhammad Masood Khan and Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan were also present.   President Mamnoon Hussain called upon the international communityRead More