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Ronaldinho gives a shout out to ‘BOOM BOOM’ Afridi


MAR 15, (DNA) – Legend Footballer Ronaldinho Gaucho called out Shahid Khan Afridi with his latest tweet. He considered the ‘BOOM BOOM’ Afridi as Pakistan’s hero and looked forward to Pakistan visit. Ronaldinho’s tweet was in Portuguese and it translated as, “Happy by Shahid Afridi BOOM BOOM hero of Pakistan cricket. I look forward to (c) great anticipation my visit to Pakistan in July”. Shahid Afridi couldn’t resist replying to the Brazilian footballer and said that he was waiting for Ronaldinho’s arrival in Pakistan. Afridi seemed anxious to meet theRead More

Sri Lankan students aboard on Pakistan’s Naval Ships

Sri Lankan

COLOMBO, MAR 15, (DNA) – Over 200 Sri Lankan students from prominent Sri Lankan schools and colleges visited Pakistani Naval Ships NASR & SAIF last evening at the Colombo Dockyard. The ships were on a port call to Colombo from 12 to 15 March, 2017. The Pakistani Navy played host to the students of Sri Lankan schools and colleges. The children enjoyed the visit and were briefed about the diverse weapons and equipment fitted on board. The students also had a general chat with naval officials and held a questionRead More

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang hints at broader China, US cooperation

ISLAMBAD, MAR 15 (DNA) -Premier Li Keqiang met reporters from home and abroad at a news conference on Wednesday at the end of the annual meeting of the National People’s Congress. Premier Li answered questions on various topics such as the economy, financial reforms and diplomacy. Here are highlights of the event. China-US relations The One-China policy constitutes the political foundation of China-US relations which has remained unshaken despite the changing circumstances, nor can this relationship be undermined. “With that foundation in place, we believe that there are broad prospectsRead More

Senior HEC official kidnapped in Quetta

Senior HEC official kidnapped in Quetta

QUETTA, MAR 15, (DNA) – A senior official of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Quetta on Wednesday. According to our correspondent, Abdullah Jan was abducted soon after he left his home for office in his car. His vehicle was later found in Barori Road area. Police said raids are being conducted to recover Abdullah Jan, who is Secretary of the HEC’s Balochistan chapter.=DNA ===============

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister meets two-member delegation of Indonesian Parliament

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, Syed Tariq Fatemi meets two-member delegation of Indonesian Parliament

ISLAMABAD, MAR 15, (DNA) -A two-member delegation of Indonesian Parliament led by Mrs. Dewi Coryati, M.Si called on the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi, today. During the meeting, cooperation between the two brotherly countries in various areas was discussed. The SAPM expressed satisfaction on parliamentary level exchanges between the two countries and appreciated Indonesia’s support for the formation of the Asian Parliament. He also briefed the dignitaries about the counter terrorism efforts made by Pakistan and the remarkable successes achieved in this endeavor.Read More

Population, housing census begins in Pakistan after 19 years


KARACHI, MAR 15, (DNA) – The first phase of sixth national housing and population census begins across the country today (Wednesday) after 19 years that will continue till 15th of next month. In the first phase, the census will be conducted in sixteen districts of Punjab, eight districts of Sindh, fourteen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, fifteen districts of Balochistan, five districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, five districts of Gilgit Baltistan and one agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The first phase would continue till April 15 in 63Read More