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Arun Jaitley, Pakistani minister share cold vibes during global meet in Japan


TOKYO, MAY 06, (DNA) – Frosty Indo-Pak relations after the beheading of Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops were on full display during a debate in Japan when  finance minister Arun Jaitley was on dais with his Pakistani counterpart, often sharing cold vibes and aggressively countering Islamabad backing of China’s Belt and Road initiative. This was the first instance of leaders of the two nations sharing dais in the midst of what is being dubbed as the worst crisis brewing in South Asia since the Mumbai terrorist attacks of 2008. JaitleyRead More

COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa inspects security situation in Southern Balochistan

AWARAN, MAY 26, (DNA) – COAS visited Awaran, Balochistan today. He was briefed about security situation and community assistance initiatives by Army and FC in Southern Balochistan. He was briefed that almost 150,000 individuals have benefitted from medical initiatives including an active partnership with civil administration to enhance the capacity of DHQ Awaran. 200 students from Awaran are also being provided free education with boarding and lodging by Army and FC. A new school has also been recently established by FC Balochistan. COAS lauded efforts of Army, FC and otherRead More

Sri Lankan President slams calls for black flag protest during PM Modi’s visit

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena

COLOMBO, MAY 06, (DNA) – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has slammed calls for a black flag protest during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka. The joint opposition has called for a black flag protest during Modi’s visit here to take part in the celebrations marking the UN ‘Vesak Day’, the most important in the Buddhist calenda. “Are they Buddhists?” President Sirisena asked with regards to those calling for the protest. Opposition Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa, speaking at the joint opposition May Day rally at Galle Face, saidRead More

France elections: French MP Corinne Erhel dies campaigning for Macron


PARIS, MAY 06, (DNA) – A socialist lawmaker died after collapsing on stage during a speech at a campaign rally for French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron. A socialist lawmaker died after collapsing on stage during a speech at a campaign rally for French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron, party officials said on Saturday. Corinne Erhel, 50, was the last to speak at the rally Friday in western France when she suddenly fell to the ground. She was rushed to hospital, where she was pronounced dead. “I learned with immense sadness of theRead More

President Mamnoon says law and order improved in KP


PESHAWAR, MAY 06, (DNA) – The President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain expressed satisfaction on the improved law and order situation in Khyber Pakhtunwa on Saturday. He said that the province would now attract foreign and domestic investment owing to the better safety and security arrangements. President Mamnoon Hussain attended the ‘Made in KPK’ exhibition in the capital. He praised businessmen and traders belonging to the province for their valuable effort in giving positive message to the world. He told KP was for domestic and foreign investments. While praising the securityRead More

Govt brought ‘sick projects’ back to life: PM Nawaz


ISLAMABAD, MAY 06, (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Saturday the government of Pakistan brought previously  sick projects  back to life, adding there are so many scams in the country and investigating them will consume all the time. Nawaz Sharif performed ground-breaking of the Metro Bus track from Peshawar Morr to New Islamabad International Airport. While addressing to the press conference of the ground-breaking, he told a progressive country requires such projects. “Roads and mass transit system will bring investment,” he reaffirmed. A journalist asked PM Nawaz whether hisRead More