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Monday, November 21st, 2016

 

New army chief; General Ramday or General Bajwa?

ISLAMABAD (DNA)  Lt. General  Zubair Mahmood Hyat who is number one in the seniority list is likely to be made next Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. General Zubair may replace General Rashad who will retire on November 29. Regarding appointment of the army chief sources say competition is between General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Genera Javed Iqball Ramday. Anyone of them may be picked as the next chief of army staff. When Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif finally sits down to choose Gen Raheel Sharif’s successor, his decision will be guidedRead More


ICCBS of Pakistan Becomes UNESCO’s Category-II Partner

Paris 21st November, 2016. International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) of Pakistan, has officially became the Category-II partner of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The partnership agreement was signed between Director General UNESCO Ms. Irina Bokova and Dr. Iqbal Choudhary, Director of ICCBS in an impressive ceremony held at the UNESCO’s head quarter in Paris, France, today. The ceremony was witnessed by the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin-ul-Haque and former Federal Minister Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, founding member of the Centre. The Director GeneralRead More


Misbah suspended for one Test over slow over rate

CHRISTCHURCH: (DNA News) – Pakistan captain Misbah ul-Haq has on Monday been suspended by International Cricket Council (ICC) for one Test match over slow over rate in the first Test against New Zealand, reported Dunya News. Penalising Pakistan captain over slow over rate in the first Test, ICC banned him for one Test and he’ll not be able to play the next, and final, test against New Zealand. Pakistan had bowled two overs less than the allotted overs in Christchurch. Previously, his team also failed to keep up with theRead More


Army earned good name in General Sharif’s leadership: Asif

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SLAMABAD (DNA News) – Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Monday has said that Pakistan Armyearned good name and reputation in leadership of outgoing Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif. In his statement that came on the day when General Sharif began his farewell meetings, Asif felicitated army chief over successful tenure that spanned over three years while he said that the fresh leader would have to continue the series of successes. The minister said that war on terror was successfully continuing and that peace in Karachi wasRead More


Former President Asif Ali Zardari’s interview to a private TV Channel  

Islamabad, 21 November 2016: Former President and President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari in an interview to a private news channel said that if he had not introduced Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in politics, he would have felt that he is being untrustworthy to the political struggle of Bhutto family because the words on Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto read “Here lies the servant of the people”. His responses to several questions on different subjects were composed and clear. In response to a question about security threats to Bilawal BhuttoRead More


Renowned mountaineer Hassan Sadpara passes away

Renowned mountaineer Hassan Sadpara passed away in Rawalpindi on Monday. Sadpara was the only Pakistani to have climbed six of the world’s tallest mountains including Mt Everest (8848m), K2 (8611m), Gasherbrum I (8080m), Gasherbrum II (8034m), Nanga Parbat (8126 m) and Broad Peak (8051m). He was suffering from multiple diseases, including blood cancer and was brought to a private hospital in Rawalpindi, from where he was moved to the Combined Military Hospital for treatment on the directives of the prime minister. He was diagnosed with cancer earlier this month. Hasan’sRead More