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Pakistan has embarked on a broad based programme for social sector development

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PARIS, APR 27, (DNA) – Pakistan Government duly recognizes the importance of societal development and empowerment of people and has embarked on a broad based programme for social sector development. This was stated by the Mr. Haseeb Athar Secretary, Ministry of Education Pakistan in his country statement at the 201st Session of the UNESCO Executive Board held in Paris, France. The session was presided over by the Ambassador Michael Worbs from Germany and was also attended by Madam Irina Bokova Director-General of UNESCO, Ambassador of Pakistan to France and Permanent DelegateRead More


CGS Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar visits Afghanistan

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On direction of COAS, a high level Pakistan Army delegation headed by Chief of General Staff (CGS) Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar visited Afghanistan today. The delegation met Afghanistan acting defence minister Mr Tariq Shah Bahramee and General Mohammad Sharif Yaftali, Afghanistan Chief of Army Staff . CGS conveyed condolences on behalf of COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa on loss of innocent lives in Mazar e Sharif terrorist attack and expressed solidarity with Afghan forces and people. Free medical treatment in pakistan to injured of Mazar e Sharif attack was alsoRead More


High level Pakistan military team in Afghanistan

On direction of COAS, a high level Pakistan Army delegation headed by Chief of General Staff (CGS) Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar visited Afghanistan today. The delegation met Afghanistan acting defence minister Mr Tariq Shah Bahramee and General Mohammad Sharif Yaftali, Afghanistan Chief of Army Staff . CGS conveyed condolences on behalf of COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa on loss of innocent lives in Mazar e Sharif terrorist attack and expressed solidarity with Afghan forces and people. Free medical treatment in pakistan to injured of Mazar e Sharif attack was alsoRead More


Le Pen steals the show from Macron at French factory on the brink of closure

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PARIS, APR 27, (DNA) – Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen turned an appliance factory into a battleground Wednesday for France’s blue-collar vote, upstaging rival Emmanuel Macron with a surprise campaign stop at the plant threatened with closure. Chaotic scenes followed as Macron, a pro-European Union centrist, sought to wrestle back the initiative by making his own, impromptu stop at the Whirlpool clothes-dryer plant in Amiens, spending over an hour in Le Pen’s wake trying to reason with angry employees who asked why the former finance minister hadn’t come thereRead More


Showcasing CPEC, KP signs 82 projects worth Rs2.4trn

CPEC improves local infrastructure, people’s life: CRI Report

PESHAWAR, APR 27, (DNA) – The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa(KP) government has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) for 82 projects worth more than Rs2.4 trillion with Chinese companies in the recently-held K-P Economic Cooperation Road Show (KECRS) organised by the provincial government. The province’s team was led by Chief Minister(CM) Pervez Khatak who visited China where the show was arranged between April 16-18 aimed at offering investment opportunities to Chinese state-owned and private business enterprises. Briefing the media persons about the visit here on Tuesday, Chief Minister Khatak said: “A total of 82Read More


Legendary Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passes away, he was 70

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NEW DELHI, APR 27, (DNA) – Vinod Khanna, the original heartthrob of Hindi films, died this morning. He was reportedly battling with cancer for years.The actor was 70. In his long Bollywood career, he worked in more than 100 films, and was an active politician, and Member of Parliament from Gurdaspur, Punjab. Vinod is survived by his wife Kavita Khanna, sons Rahul, Akshaye and Sakshi, and daughter Shraddha Khanna. Before marrying Kavita, Vinod Khanna was married to Getanjali but they later got divorced. Vinod was one of the most soughtRead More