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Saturday, May 18th, 2019


Ministry of Postal Services opens rest houses across the country for public


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The Ministry of Postal Services has opened its rest houses across the country for the general public. A notification to this effect has been issued as per the directions of Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed. The decision has been taken in the context of better utilization of the country s resources and facilitating the masses. The people will be able to stay in the government rest houses during their visit of recreational places. All the rest houses from Karachi to Murree have been revamped onRead More

Politicians mourn as Qamar Zaman Kaira’s son laid to rest

LALAMUSA, MAY 18: People gather to condole death of son of PPP leader Qamar Zaman Kaira, at Kaira House. DNA PHOTO

LALA MUSA (DNA) – The funeral prayers of the teenage son of senior leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Qamar Zaman Kaira, Usama – who lost his life in a tragic road accident yesterday – were held in Lalamusa. Former president Asif Ali Zardari, former premier Yousaf Raza Gillani, former interior minister Rehman Malik, Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar, PTI MPA Samsam Bukhari, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, PPP MNA Khursheed Shah and many other leaders among senior politicians attended funeral prayers ofRead More

Sherry Rehman rejects OGRA’s recommendation


KARACHI (DNA) – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Sherry Rehman on Saturday has rejected Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority’s (OGRA) recommendation to increase gas prices by 235 percent. The PPP leader lashed out at the incumbent government and said that this decision will put additional burden of Rs175 billion on the people. She said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is forcing the opposition for protest with such kind of steps. The government has given Ramazan package of price hike to the people and asked them to stay calm, she added. TheRead More

Doctors continue boycott of OPDs despite govt warning


PESHAWAR (DNA) – Turning a blind eye to the government’s warning of taking a stern action against them, the doctors amid a crippling strike in all health facilities across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) continued the boycott of their duties in outpatient departments (OPDs) for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday. The situation worsened after all OPD services in all major hospitals all over the province were closed due to the doctors’ protest following a brawl between a senior doctor and the provincial minister health and his guards in the Khyber TeachingRead More

Park Lane case: NAB summons Bilawal Bhutto on May 24


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari to appear before the bureau in Rawalpindi on May 24 in connection with the Park Lane Estate case. Earlier, NAB had summoned Bilawal to appear on May 17 but the PPP chairman had requested the anti-graft watchdog to reschedule the hearing. NAB has served a fresh notice to PPP chairman, asking him to appear before the bureau in Rawalpindi on May 24 where he would be questioned about the case.

FM Qureshi leaves for two-day visit to Kuwait


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday left for a two-day official visit to Kuwait to promote bilateral relations and mutual cooperation between both countries. In his talk to the media, Qureshi said that he will deliver a letter from Prime Minister Imran Khan to the Amir of Kuwait. He stated that the talks would also include visa policies.