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Govt striving for progress, prosperity of Balochistan: Achakzai


DNA, APR 17, (DNA) – Governor Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai has said that the present government is striving for progress and prosperity of Balochistan. Talking to a delegation of parliamentarians from Sibi in Quetta, he said developmental projects are being swiftly executed in different districts of the province. The delegation apprised the Governor about the problems being faced by the people of Sibi. He also assured to resolve their problems at the earliest.=DNA =========

Turkish opposition parties set to challenge referendum result after ‘yes’ campaign


DNA APR 17, (DNA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned opposition parties that their attempts to challenge his referendum victory ‘will be in vain’. Thousands of protesters took to the street in a rally against the controversial victory, which will give President Erdogan sweeping new powers and could see him remain as president until 2029. It comes as shocking video from last night’s demonstrations appeared to show a protester being attacked by pro-Erdogan Turks. In the clip, a person is chased down by a large group, who surround them andRead More

Pakistan ready to work with new US admin for regional peace, stability: PM


ISLAMABAD, APR 17, (DNA) – US National Security Advisor Lieutenant General H.R McMaster paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday. This is Gen. McMaster’s first visit to Pakistan as the US National Security Advisor and the first formal high level exchange between US and Pakistan under the new Administration. The prime minister welcomed the visiting dignitary and apprised him of the efforts and initiatives of his Government, which have resulted in a marked improvement in the overall security situation, while also paving way for anRead More

Former TTP spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan surrenders to Pak Army: DG ISPR


RAWALPINDI, APR 17, (DNA) – Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor says the armed forces launched the operation Radd-ul-Fasaad with a sole aim of wiping out terrorism and militancy and maintains that the crackdown on militants is going on in full swing. “Former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan has surrendered himself to the Pakistan Army in the wake of anti-terror operation,” Gen Ghafoor told a presser here. He said no force can challenge the state if it has a will to eliminate terrorism. He said certain forcesRead More

Ready to negotiate with India on all conflicts, reiterates PM Nawaz


ISLAMABAD, DNA 17, (DNA) – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Monday reiterated his firm conviction on sustained dialogue and meaningful engagement as the only way forward to resolve all outstanding issues between India and Pakistan including the Kashmir dispute. Talking to the US National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. H.R McMaster, PM Nawaz welcomed President Trump s willingness to help India and Pakistan to resolve their differences particularly on Kashmir. He said Pakistan is looking forward to forge a strong and mutually beneficial partnership with the US to promote peace andRead More

Like me, Mashal Khan was also a devoted Muslim: eyewitness

Like me, Mashal Khan was also a devoted Muslim: eyewitness

PESHAWAR, APR 17, (DNA) –  Abdullah, who was also assaulted by the same mob that had lynched Abdul Wali Khan University student Mashal Khan, stated that the deceased was also a devoted Muslim like him, in his statement to the court on Monday. Abdullah, a student of Abdul Wali Khan and friend of Mashal who was also assaulted by the mob before he was rescued by the police, claimed that Mashal Khan was a devoted Muslim like him. Abdullah disclosed that when he went to the Journalism Department of theRead More