Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Monday, June 17th, 2019


Former Egypt president Mohamed Morsi dies in court


CAIRO, JUN 17 (DNA) – Egypt’s former president Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, has collapsed in court during a trial and died, his family said. The 67-year-old had just addressed the court, speaking from the glass cage he is kept in during sessions and warning that he had “many secrets” he could reveal, a judicial official said. A few minutes afterwards he collapsed, the official said. Mr Morsi diedRead More

Bangladesh beat West Indies by seven wickets: Cricket World Cup 2019


TAUNTON, JUN 17 (DNA) – Superb unbeaten century from Shakib al Hasan has propelled Bangladesh to a famous win over West Indies at Taunton. Having posted 321, built around 96 from Shai Hope and 70 from Evin Lewis, the men from the Caribbean were modest favourites at the halfway. Bangladesh had won the toss and bowled, but could not restrict the West Indies on a small-ish ground. It meant that the Asian side needed their joint highest ODI chase to win the day. A handy opening stand from Tamim Iqbal and SoumyaRead More

CDA begins development of park enclave

ISLAMABAD, JUN 17: Chairman CDA, Amer Ali Ahmed inspecting developmental work of Park enclave, on Monday.=DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, JUN 17 (DNA) – Capital Development Authority (CDA) has started developmental activities after a lapse of nearly 3 years. Park enclave had become yet another stuck project of CDA. However under the instructions of the government, stalled sectors have been revived. As a first step developmental activity has commenced at park enclave 1. Citizens had deposited billions in this project and the project could not be completed since 2010.  However, now the developmental activities started after a break of four years. The chairman CDA personally inspected and visited theRead More

Outgoing Australian HC meets COAS Gen. Bajwa

Australian HC

RAWALPINDI, JUN 17 (DNA) – Margaret Anne Adamson, Australian High Commissioner called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) to bid farewell at the end of her tenure in Pakistan. Matters of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting. COAS thanked High Commissioner for her services in Pakistan and acknowledged her contributions towards Pakistan-Australia relations. The visiting dignitary also appreciated Pakistan’s contributions for regional peace and stability.=DNA ===============

Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder spectacular performance at Paris Airshow

PIC Pak JF-17 Thunder spectacular performance at Paris Airshow

PARIS, JUN 17 (DNA) – JF-17 Thunder multi-role fighter jet of Pakistan Air Force gave an impressive performance at the opening ceremony of the 53rd edition of 7-day International Paris Airshow held in Le Bourget, Paris. The Paris Airshow was inaugurated by the President of France Mr. Emmanuel Macron. The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque and senior members of the Pakistani Armed forces delegation also attended the event. Air Marshal Ahmer Shehzad, HI (M) Chairman, PAC Board Kamra and Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Mughees Afzal, SIRead More

General Han Weiguo of China meets COAS, Gen. Bajwa


RAWALPINDI, JUN 17 (DNA) – General Han Weiguo, Commander People Liberation Army, Western Theatre, People Republic of China visited GHQ and called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff. During the meeting matters related to regional security and professional interest were discussed. The Visiting General lauded Pakistan Army’s achievements in fight against terrorism and continued efforts for regional peace and stability. COAS reaffirmed Pakistan Army’s unwavering support for CPEC security. Earlier on arrival at GHQ a contingent of Pakistan Army presented guard of honour to the visiting dignitary.Read More