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prevented Indian submarines from entering Pakistani water: says Navy

prevented Indian submarines from entering Pakistani water: says Navy

(DNA) NOV 18 – The Pakistan Navy on Friday said it had prevented Indian Navy submarines from entering Pakistani territorial waters. “The Indian Navy, in order to fulfil its nefarious designs, was deploying submarines. The Pakistan Navy, alert and using its extreme skill, prevented Indian submarines from entering Pakistani waters.” “Pakistan Navy fleet units detected the presence of Indian submarines in the southern parts of Pakistani waters, mimiced their behaviour and restricted their activity,” the statement said. The Pakistan Navy prevented the Indian submarines from being successful in their attemptsRead More


Switzerland and UN join hands to empower young Pakistani artists

ISLAMABAD,NOV 18 (DNA) -An international jury announced awards for the winners of an art competition on “zero hunger” at the residence of Swiss Ambassador in Islamabad on Friday.   The competition named ‘We the Peoples, We the Arts’ was organized by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Embassy of Switzerland in partnership with the United Nations Information Centre to mark the 50th year of SDC’s cooperation with Pakistan.   For the competition, students from the National College of Arts Rawalpindi, Department of Art and Design at theRead More


Kaira appointed as PPP President Punjab

Kaira appointed as PPP President Punjab

LAHORE: Former federal minister Qamar-uz-Zaman Kaira has been appointed as President of the Pakistan People’s Punjab in Punjab. The decision was made during a meeting the provincial coordination committee chaired by Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. Qaira, addressing the media after the appointment, thanked the party leadership for the responsibility. He said that the PPP was a reality rather a tradition, whereas other parties have risen and fell with the passage of time. He vowed that the PPP will re-emerge in Punjab with full force and vigour, and the party will overcomeRead More


government failed to give time frame for population census: SC

Documents submitted by PTI not even related to the case: SC

ISLAMABAD,NOV 18, (DNA) – Despite repeated orders by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government in the centre failed in providing a definitive time frame on Friday for holding the much-needed headcount in the country. Ever since the top court took a suo motu notice of the delay for the last almost eight years in the conduct of the population census, it has never been impressed with the government’s reasoning for the delay in conducting the population census. “If the government is not willing to conductRead More


Turkish President Erdogan back home after short stay in Pakistan

Turkish President Erdogan

ISLAMABAD, NOV 18, (DNA) –  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was in Pakistan on a two-day official visit along with his wife and team, left for Ankara later on Thursday after key official meetings and a historic address to the parliament for the third time. Erdogan was in Pakistan on the invitation of his Pakistani counterpart President Mamnoon Hussain. During a joint press conference with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, President Erdogan urged Pakistan and India to come to a logical conclusion of the decades-old Kashmir dispute through dialogues insteadRead More


Gen. Raheel undertakes a visit to his alma mater in Lahore

Gen. Raheel undertakes a visit to his alma mater in Lahore

LAHORE, NOV 18, (DNA): General Raheel Sharif, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), visited Government College University (GCU) Lahore, his alma mater and interacted with the students and faculty members, today. To revive his old memories, he visited various sections of the premier institute specially those parts where he had spent his days as a student. While paying rich tributes to both the faculty and management of the university for their role towards grooming and honing the youth, the COAS said the GCU has always played a pivotal role inRead More