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Tuesday, December 13th, 2016


Govt won’t bow down to Bilawal’s ‘threats’: Talal


ISLAMABAD, DEC 13, (DNA) –  Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Talal Chaudhary on Tuesday responding to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto’s statement, said that the federal government would not be pressured by threatening it with calls of protest. he said that the government which cannot even clean garbage from city is putting forward demands. They are doing this only to hide their incompetence. Talal further said that such tactics will not make Bilawal a leader nor would they get his party votes in the next elections. Earlier, BilawalRead More

Funeral prayers for Junaid Jamshed to be held in Karachi on Thursday


KARACHI, DEC 13, (DNA) –  Funeral prayers for singer-turned-preacher Junaid Jamshed, who died in a deadly PK-661 crash on Wednesday, will be offered in Karachi on Thursday, his brother Humayun Jamshed said. The brother of late preacher said the funeral prayers will be offered at Moin Khan Academy in Karachi’s Defence area on Thursday. Meanwhile, Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman arrived at Jamshed’s residence here on Tuesday and offered his condolences to Humayun Jamshed over tragic demise of his brother and sister-in-law among 47 victims of theRead More

Pakistan Navy establishes special task force to protect Gwadar Port

Pakistan Navy establishes special task force to protect Gwadar Port

GWADAR, DEC 13, (DNA) –  Pakistan Navy on Tuesday established a special task force called TF-88 for the protection of Gwadar Port. A ceremony was held in Gwadar where Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Lt. General Zubair Hayat was the chief guest on the occasion. The heads of the three armed forces Chief of Army Staff General Qammar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah were present on the occasion. Lt General Zubair Hayat, while speaking on the occasion,Read More

PTI decides to end parliament boycott

PTI snubs govt's commission to probe ‘News Leaks’

ISLAMABAD,DEC 13, (DNA) –  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Tuesday decided to end boycott of the parliament and attend the session of the National Assembly tomorrow. Chairman Imran Khan, while addressing the media, said that the party will submit two motions against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.  “Tomorrow will be the real test of the national assembly,” he said. “We are going to go to the parliament for some special reason,” he said. He said that the purpose of ending the boycott submit two motions , one privilege and another adjournment motion, against the primeRead More

Kenyan Independence Day function attracts huge audience

ISLAMABAD, DEC 13 (DNA) – Prof. Julius Kibet Bitok High Commissioner of Kenya has said relations between Kenya and Pakistan were based on mutual trust and understanding adding both countries share views on major regional and international developments. The high commissioner expressed these words on the occasion of 53rd anniversary of Kenyan independence. A large number of diplomats, members of civil society attended the reception. Despite being a holiday on Monday, people turned up in significant number. He further said, Pakistan remains our reliable and strategic partner of economic, political,Read More

Sri Lanka keen to promote trade with Pakistan: envoy

ISLAMABAD, DEC 13 (DNA) – Sri Lanka is keen to promote trade with Pakistan as enhanced trade would help in improving living standards of the people of both countries. This was said by Major Gen. ® Jayanath Lokukatagodage, High Commissioner of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka while addressing business community at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He said Pakistan is the second largest trading partner of Sri Lanka in South Asia and there are numerous fields in which both countries can develop mutual collaboration. He said SriRead More