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Punjab govt achieved unprecedented success, claims Marriyum Aurangzeb

Punjab Punjab

MURREE, MAY 27, (DNA) -The Federal Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has on Saturday expressed that Punjab government has achieved unprecedented success in all sectors. She let it be known while addressing a public meeting in Murree while professing that those who were chanting slogans of change were not been able to provide missing facilities in schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Marriyum Aurangzeb let it be known that the policy of PML-N government revolves around the welfare of the people. The federal minister was of the opinionRead More

Pakistan reopens Chaman border with Afghanistan

RAWALPINDI, MAY 27, (DNA) – Pakistan has opened Friendship (FS) gate Chaman on humanitarian grounds in Ramazan on request from Afghan authorities, said a press statement issued here by Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) of Pakistan Armed Forces. Statement did not indicate would border be closed after the end of month of Ramadan or not?  “After the Chaman incident, Pakistan has its area under effective control having pushed back Afghan Border police troops. Census has been completed in the Pakistani side of the divided villages. It has been agreed uponRead More

Sehar and Iftar timings will not see load-shedding, says govt


Islamabad, MAY 27 (DNA) – No load shedding during Sehar and Iftar timings in Ramadan, announced spokesperson for Ministry of Water and Power on Saturday. He further commented that urban centers will observe four hours of power cuts while rural centers will see up to six hours of load shedding. The announcement comes a day later after the presentation of federal budget 2017-18 whereby Finance Minister Ishaq Dar asserted that by next year 10,000 MW of capacity would be added to the national grid system hence ending the crisis. Chairman Central Ruet-e-HilalRead More

PTI to start election campaign after Ramzan


PESHAWAR, MAY 27 (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has announced that his party would start campaigning for the 2018 general election as soon as the holy month of Ramzan ends. He was addressing the media on Friday at the residence of MNA Noor Alam Khan who recently joined the PTI after leaving the Pakistan Peoples Party. “We will clean-sweep Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in the upcoming general election” said Imran Khan. He said that Noor Alam Khan joining the PTI is a major development in KP’s political landscape. Discussing the federal budget he said as expected the budget did notRead More

Pakistan hockey team leaves for UK to take part in World League


LAHORE, MAY 27 (DNA) –  The Pakistan hockey team left for the United Kingdom to take part in the World League, due to be held from June 15 to June 25. Pakistan is part of Pool B in the FIH Hockey World League which also includes India, Scotland, Canada, and Netherlands. Pool A consists of Korea, Malaysia, Argentina, England, and China are part of Pool A. The top six teams of the tournament will qualify for the Hockey World Cup. Pakistan’s first match will be against the Netherlands on JuneRead More

Riaz Pirzada calls on PM Nawaz, likey to take back his resignation


ISLAMABAD, MAY 27 (DNA) – Riaz Pirzada, who resigned from his post of Federal Minister of Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) last month, called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Friday. During his meeting with the Prime Minister he complained about bureaucracy’s undue interference in his ministry. Riaz Pirzada also informed PM Nawaz that he was not allowed to meet him after that he had no other option but to resign. Prime Minister has assured Riaz Pirzada that his reservations will be addressed very soon. Sources said that Riaz PirzadaRead More