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Good chance of Shawwal moon sighting on June 25

Shawwal moon sighting

ISLAMABAD, JUN 19 (DNA) – Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast that there is good chance of new moon of Shawwal, 1438 AH on the evening of June 25, on 29th of Ramzan, 1438 AH. According to a letter written by the MET office to Ministry of religious Affairs, he new moon of Shawwal, 1438 AH will be born on crossing conjunction point at 07-31 PST on 24-06-2017 which would be visible on the evening on June 25. According to climate record, the weather is expected fair/partly cloudy in most partsRead More

IB authorities confessed to collecting data concerning JIT officials: SC


ISLAMABAD, JUN 19 (DNA) – Bench of the apex court has stated on Monday that authorities at the International Bureau (IB) confessed to collection of credentials of officials of Joint Investigation Team (JIT). Justice Ijaz Afzal remarked during hearing of the case concerning Panamagate JIT’s security concerns that all the matters could not be left at disposal of the person who is being probed for the assets he owns. The bench instructed the Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) to have the officials of the government abide by the rules andRead More

Pakistan attend 52nd Paris Airshow


PARIS, JUN 19 (DNA) – 19th June, 2017. A delegation of Pakistan Air Force is attending the 4-day 52nd Paris Airshow starting from today at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions, Paris. Impressive inaugural ceremony was attended by the Pakistani delegation, Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque and over 300 delegates from other parts of the world. The President of France Mr. Emmanuel Macron officiated the opening ceremony amid spectacular show of commercial and defense planes and jets. Later, the Ambassador and the members of the delegationRead More

Britain, EU start historic Brexit talks

Britain, EU start historic Brexit talks

BRUSSELS, JUN 19 (DNA) – Britain and the European Union began their first formal Brexit negotiations Monday, under pressure to seal a deal amid disarray in London over whether to go for a hard or soft divorce. At stake is not just Britain’s future but also Europe’s post-war political order and its place in the world which could be fatally undermined without an agreement by the March 2019 deadline. The EU’s chief negotiator, France’s Michel Barnier, welcomed his counterpart David Davis with a handshake and smiles for the press inRead More

Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho and others intl players will visit Pakistan on July 08


RAWALPINDI, JUN 19 (DNA) – Renowned football legend Ronaldinho with 7 other international football players visiting Pakistan through joint venture of Pakistan Army / Leisure League. The players will be visiting Pakistan from 8-10 Jul 2017. During their visit, the players will call on Chief of army staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa and play football matches at Karachi and Lahore for promoting the game of football in Pakistan and talent hunt. Their visit to Pakistan is indicative of return of sports and peace and sports loving Pakistani nation. After cricketRead More

London van incident is ‘potential terrorist attack’: PM


LONDON, JUN 19 (DNA) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said an incident in which a van ploughed through pedestrians near a mosque in north London overnight was being treated “as a potential terrorist attack”. “I will chair an emergency meeting later this morning. All my thoughts are with the victims, their families and the emergency services on the scene,” she said in a statement on Monday.=DNA ============