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Diplomats plant trees as Serena Park inaugurated

ISLAMABAD, OCT 08 (DNA) –  Sheikh Ansar Aziz, Mayor of Islamabad & Aziz Boolani, CEO Serena Hotels joined hands in the inauguration of the 8 acre Park, adjacent to the Hotel, in a tree plantation ceremony. With various diplomats and dignitaries in attendance, the ceremony opened the lush green space to the public. One of the greatest challenges facing humanity is climate change and the rapid degradation of the environment. Serena Hotels have been taking steps to minimise our carbon footprint through an effective environmental management system, recycling as farRead More

Justice (R( Javaid Iqbal to be new NAB chairman

ISLAMABAD(DNA)- Govt and opposition have decided to appointed Jusitce Javed Iqbal as new NAB chairman. The incumbent NAB chief will step down on October 10 after completing his term. Javed Iqbal had served as senior judge of Supreme Court of Pakistan from 2004 to 2011. He also headed the famous Abbottabad Commission and prepared a report also. The Abbottabad Commission investigated the presence of Osma Bin Laden  in Pakistan. The Commissioner also figured who whether Osma was in Pakistan or not. and If he was in Pakistan then who wasRead More

Shehbaz Sharif expected to inaugurate Orange Line Metro Project today

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif is due to inaugurate the mega Orange Line Metro Project as part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor in Lahore on Sunday. Shehbaz is also expected to address the masses at the inaugural ceremony as the first train has made its way into the country from China recently. Prior to the holding of the ceremony Punjab CM tweeted praising the mega project. Shehbaz lauded the mega project terming it as an attempt to create equality between the masses and the priveleged rich of theRead More

PIMS doctors continue strike, over 800 operations postponed

ISLAMABAD, OCT 08 (DNA) – Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) doctors and paramedical staff continue their protest into its seventh day, leading to the postponement of more than 800 operations, as they make demands to separate PIMS from Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University. Only the emergency and critical health units of the hospital remain open as protestors demand for the hospital to be given autonomy. “PIMS treats thousands of patients for free. It is not fair that the university administration withholds the right to determine who gets treated andRead More

Karzai says Pakistan’s support to Mujahideen weakened Afghanistan

LONDON, OCT 08 (DNA) – Former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai has said that both Afghanistan and Pakistan have to live together but Pakistan supported Mujahideen [against Soviets] which weakened Afghanistan. Karzai said that there exists a strong contrast in Pakistan and Afghanistan’s relationship as the former welcomed the refugees from the latter but also weakened Afghanistan by supporting Mujahideen. He went on to say that he hopes the new US policy for the region sees that Pakistan was used by the US against its neighbour for an inhumane purpose. He saidRead More

PTI all set to flex political muscles in Buner today

BUNER, OCT 08 (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) is all set to flex its political muscles today (Sunday) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Buner. A large number of party workers and supporters has begun amassing at the venue. As many as thirty thousand chairs have been placed for the attendees, party sources said. The venue of the public meeting has been decorated with party flags and posters. PTI Chairman Imran Khan and other party leaders will address the meeting. The PTI chief, in his address, is expected to share his views onRead More