Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019


Azerbaijan fulfilling commitments under OPEC+ deal


BAKU, MAY 21 (DNA) – The level of fulfillment of Azerbaijan’s commitments to reduce oil production under the OPEC+ agreement in January-April 2019 was 130 percent, Azerbaijani Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov said. He was speaking at OPEC 14th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee in Jeddah. Global oil prices showed growth on May 20, the main impetus for which were signals from the cartel about possible continuation of the oil production cut until the end of the year and the situation around Iran. As part of the meeting, aRead More

Nation will soon reap fruits of bold decisions taken by PM: Firdous


ISLAMABAD, MAY 21 (DNA) – Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said nation will soon reap fruits of bold decisions taken by Prime Minister Imran Khan. In a tweet on Tuesday, she was confident that Pakistan will emerge as a socio-economic power on the world map. The Special Assistant said leadership of traditional parties is only worried about their children and future while Imran Khan is working for the bright future of the nation. Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said leadership of these parties also desireRead More

Federal minister Sardar Ali Muhammad Mahar passes away


GHOTKI (DNA) – Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Sardar Ali Muhammad Mahar has passed away. According to details, the federal minister died of heart attack in his hometown, Ghotki. The 52-year-old was elected as the Member National Assembly (MNA) from NA-205 (Ghotki) as an independent candidate in 2018, and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) afterwards. He also served as Sindh Chief Minister from 2002 to 2004 during former president Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf’s regime. PTI senior leader Jahangir Tareen took to Twitter and expressed shock at the demise of Ali MuhammadRead More

Fake accounts case: Court adjourns hearing against Zardari, Talpur till May 30


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – An accountability court has on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of fake bank accounts case against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur till May 30. The case was postponed as the copies of the interim reference – filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) – could not be provided to erstwhile president Asif Zardari and his sister, Faryal Talpur. Let it be known that the court had directed all the suspects to assure their presence in today’s hearing. On the other hand, AsifRead More

ICC partners with Uber for World Cup 2019


The International Cricket Council today announced that Uber, the world’s largest personal mobility company, would be an official sponsor of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. The partnership will make Uber the first mobility and food delivery app to strike a sponsorship deal with the ICC for the Men’s Cricket World Cup, one of the most watched sporting events, which will be played in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July with an estimated global viewing audience of 1.5 billion. Uber’s campaign ‘This World Cup, Every FanRead More

Chinese ambassador calls on CJCSC Gen Zubair


RAWALPINDI (DNA) – Chinese ambassador Yao Jing called on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat at the Joint Staff Headquarters on Monday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, matters of bilateral interests including emerging security environment with particular reference to regional peace were discussed during the meeting.