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Monday, October 17th, 2016


PML-N govt committed to freedom of media: Rashid

ISLAMABAD, 17 OCT (DNA) – Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday said that, “The government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is committed to the freedom of media and will do all that it takes to facilitate media persons in their professional duties.”   Addressing the inaugurals session of the three-day National Conference on “Water and environment for sustainable development in changing climate,” he urged the national media to play its role in highlighting the climate change threat.   He said the present government tooRead More

Person willing to block Islamabad, is not well-wisher of the nation: Saad

ISLAMABAD, 17 OCT (DNA) – Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Monday said that, “The person, who wants to block the Federal Capital, could not be a well- wisher of the nation.   He was talking to media persons after filing nomination papers for PML-N party office-bearers along with a delegation of party leaders.   He also said that, “Imran wants to derail the democratic system by creating anarchy and he has wasted precious time of the nation through his 126-day sit-in. The minister said that, “Imran Khan wasRead More

CPEC will usher in new era of development: President

President Mamnoon Hussain and General Salih Zeki COLAK

ISLAMABAD, 17 OCT (DNA) – President Mamnoon Hussain has said educating the younger generations is the best way to make the country prosper adding CPEC is a big project. Addressing a function organized by Benazir Income Support Programme in Islamabad on Monday, he said education provides equal opportunities of employment and development for all the individuals. The President stated that the Federal Government is devising new educational curriculum adding that most of the work has been completed and next year unanimous education system will be implemented throughout the country withRead More

Imran sets November 2 as ‘Islamabad shut down’ date

ISLAMABAD, October 17 (DNA): Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan on Monday announced to ‘shut’ the federal capital to pressure the government on November 2 for accountability of the premier.   The announcement came in as revision to the previously declared date, October 30.   While addressing the press conference in Islamabad, Khan warned the government of strong reaction if it attempted to fail the ‘massive’ protest using force.   The PTI leader took a jibe at different political parties namely, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) for not being ‘serious’ toRead More

Pakistan products in Food Exhibition in Paris Attracted many Buyers

Paris, 17th October, 2016:   Pakistan Pavilion at Global International Food Products Exhibition (SIAL) held in Paris from 16th -20th October, 2016 attracted many buyers from around the world.   SIAL is world’s largest food products exhibition where over 7000 exhibitors from 104 countries are participating. Twenty six renowned Pakistan companies actively took part in the exhibition and showcased their high end varieties of rice, pickles, dry fruits, beverages, spices and processed food.   The buyers from around the world who visited the Pakistan stalls showed their keen interest inRead More

Governor SINDH should be placed on the ECL: Mustafa Kamal

KARACHI: Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chief Mustafa Kamal said on Monday that Governor Ishrat ul Ebad played the biggest role in politics in Karachi and his name should be placed on the Exit Control List (ECL). He was speaking to journalists outside a party leader’s house which came under attack earlier today. “Since 14 years Ishrat ul Ebad has been the governor and he knows a lot that is happening.” Without giving any details of a so-called Dubai meeting in which the governor was present he said that money fromRead More