Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Thursday, May 16th, 2019


NAB interrogates Zardari in Opal 225, suspicious transactions inquiries


ISLAMABAD (DNA News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi on Thursday recorded the statement of former president and Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari in two of the ongoing inquiries against him, including alleged corruption of Rs1 billion in the Opal 225 project – that is owned by the Zardari Group – and suspicious transactions of Rs8 billion. The Combined Investigation Team (CIT) of the accountability watchdog, headed by investigation officer Ahmad Saeed Wazir recorded his statement during an interrogation for an hour and a half. TheRead More

Won’t allow anyone to meddle in family affairs: Shahid Afridi

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LAHORE (DNA News) – After being lambasted by critics over his remarks of not allowing his daughters to play outdoor sports, former Pakistan all-rounder made it clear that he will not allow anyone to take decisions regarding his family or his daughters. Talking to a private news channel, Shahid Afridi said, “I am their father and I know what is right for them“I am a Muslim. I am a Pathan. My family has some values. I know what my daughters want to do. One of my daughters wants to joinRead More

US dollar hits Rs147, external debts shoot to record at $106 billion


Karachi (DNA News) – The value of the US dollar against the rupee touched another all-time high for the second consecutive day, reaching approximately Rs147 after gaining Rs5.60 against the rupee in the open market with speculation rife in the forex market that the rupee may slide further. Experts believe that the sudden devaluation of local currency against the US dollar and the greenback hitting an all-time high of Rs147 is interlinked with the government’s commitments to the IMF. According to currency dealers, dollar was trading at Rs147 in the openRead More

Nine injured in explosion inside Sadiqabad bank

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SADIQABAD (DNA News) – At least nine people sustained severe wounds in a blast that occurred inside a local bank located on KLP Road in Sadiqabad today (Thursday). arlier, 13 people including elite force personnel were martyred and 30 others sustained critical wounds in a suicide attack targeting vehicles of police near the entrance gate for female visitors to the 11th-century Data Darbar (shrine) in Lahore. Hundreds of Muslims were at the Data Darbar as the country marks the holy month of Ramazan. The impact of the blast shattered theRead More

Mr. &Mrs Aziz Boolani host a grand Iftar at Serena Hotel

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 16 (DNA) – Aziz Boolani,CEO Serena Hotels and his wife Wiqar Boolani hosted a grand Iftar Dinner this Wednesday, 15th May 2019.   Parliamentarians, Ambassadors, Government Officials, Members of the Armed Forces, Media Representatives, Heads of the International Agencies and Corporate Executives were present along with the friends and well wishers of Serena.   The Sheesh Mahal banquet hall appeared to be a testament of Arabian night, with Ramadan decorations, glittered with moonlit light surrounded with white drapes and Bedouin tents in the foyer area of hotel.  Read More