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Marriyum Aurangzeb stress public, private partnership

ISLAMABAD, DEC 28 (DNA)- Marriyum Aurangzeb, Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage has said that government wanted to develop the economy on public-private partnership basis as this model has proved successful in the world and business community should partner with the government in its efforts aimed at accelerating the pace of economic growth.  She said that film industry offered huge potential to private sector for investment and business ventures and businessmen should exploit this potential which will also help film industry to grow and flourish. She saidRead More


Julius Kibet Bitok says Kenya eyes enhanced  ties with Pakistan

High Commissioner of Kenya talks to Centreline & DNA Ansar Mahmood Bhatti Let Us Begin With Pakistan, Kenya Relations. How Would You Describe Political, Economic And    Cultural Relations Between The Two Countries? Kenya and Pakistan are good friends. Our relationship started long before we forged diplomatic ties. The two sides have long followed the principles of sincere friendship and mutual respect. Kenya and Pakistan have for long been collaborating in various fields of development. There is however a strong feeling that Pakistan’s presence in Kenya is marginal. It is highRead More


Army Chief, Gen Bajwa confirms death sentences awarded to another 8 hardcore terrorists

COAS, General Bajwa, addresses officers of Rawalpindi Garrison at GHQ

RAWALPINDI, DEC 28 (DNA) –  Today Chief of Army Staff confirmed death sentences awarded to another 8 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, slaughtering soldiers of Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan. These terrorists include those who planned and executed attack on persons of Ismaili Community at Safoora Chowrangi Karachi, wherein 45 persons died at the spot and 6 others got injured. They also include those who killed a social worker Mst Sabeen Mehmood, kidnapped 2 Chinese EngineersRead More


No chance of Pak-India series unless political relations improve: Shahryar Khan

No chance of Pak-India series unless political relations improve: Shahryar Khan

KARACHI, DEC 28, (DNA) – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan on Wednesday said he is not too hopeful for restoration of bilateral cricket ties between Pakistan and India in near future. Shahryar told media in Karachi that cricket series between the two neighbouring countries is directly connected with the political and diplomatic relations between the governments of Pakistan and India. “Let me say it very categorically, there is no chance of Pakistan vs India bilateral series unless the political ties between the two counties are improved,” Shahryar said. “But,Read More


Khursheed Shah to stay Leader of Opposition

Khursheed Shah to stay Leader of Opposition

KARACHI, DEC 28, (DNA) – Khursheed Shah will continue performing duties as the opposition leader in the National Assembly, the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) decided. The decision came during the Central Executive Committee meeting headed by PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari. “During the CEC meeting Asif Ali Zardari clarified that Khursheed Shah’s position is not in danger,” PPP leader Manzoor Wattoo said. It has also been decided that the long march will begin from January 1, Wattoo said, after Bilawal arrives in Lahore.=DNA =================


LHC bans auction of DTH licenses, declaring it ‘illegal’

LHC bans auction of DTH licenses, declaring it ‘illegal’

LAHORE, DEC 28, (DNA) – A full member bench on Wednesday banned the auction of Direct-to-Home service (DTH) licenses, declaring it ‘illegal’ in its ruling. The bench, headed by Justice Aisha A. Malik, ruled sub-Article 3 of Article 13 of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) as illegal and said that a broadcaster can also become a distributor. In November, Pemra auctioned three DTH licenses for Rs 14.69 billion. The highest bid was raised by Mag Entertainment for Rs 4.91 billion, followed by M/s. Shahzad Sky for Rs 4.90 billion andRead More