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Wednesday, June 19th, 2019


Serena guest wins Honda BRV


ISLAMABAD, JUN 19 (DNA) – As a special treat during Ramadan, Islamabad Serena Hotel entered into a promotion with Honda Avenue so people who had their Iftar at the hotel were entered into a lucky draw and given a chance to drive away in an all new Honda BRV. The lucky draw for the Honda BRV was held in Shamadan Lawn in the evening with the management of Honda and Islamabad Serena Hotel present. Honorable chief guests Ex-president Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and chairman AW group of industries Mr. AmirRead More

China-Pakistan delegates discuss regional security, India


ISLAMABAD, JUNE 19 (DNA) – Developing geo-political and strategic regional changes in the backdrop of the ongoing Afghan peace process, Modi’s thumping majority in his re-election and US-China trade war pose complicated implications for China, Pakistan and the region at large. In this context, Professor YeHailin stressed the need for increased regional cooperation and better ties for peace and security. He was heading a five member visiting delegation of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) – a think tank based in Beijing, at the roundtable conference on Regional Security: Pakistan,Read More

Easy and expeditious justice a gigantic task: CJP


ISLAMABAD, JUN 19 (DNA) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said easy and expeditious justice is the need of the hour but is a gigantic task as nothing done in past in this regard. While addressing a ceremony CJP Khosa said he as a judge and as a lawyer has pondered whether civil or criminal cases should be given preference. He said civil disputes should be solved but priority should be given to criminal cases as people are languishing in jails for years in jails in criminalRead More

Criminal negligence committed against economy in past: Umar Ayub


ISLAMABAD, JUN 19 (DNA) – Federal Minister for Power Division Umar Ayub Khan has addressed the National Assembly budget session, on Wednesday and said criminal negligence was committed against Pakistan’s economy in the past. Umar Ayub Khan maintained that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) left each other behind in taking loans. “Pakistan has to pay a debt of Rs30,000 billion as the previous government took loans worth Rs30,846 billion and Rs24,000 billion were taken in ten years. “The government will pay debt of Rs3,000 billion thisRead More

Opposition leader in NA rejects federal budget


ISLAMABAD: (DNA) –  Leader of Opposition Shehbaz Sharif has rejected the federal budget for 2019-20, presented by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, last week. “The new budget has deprived masses of their rights, we reject it”, Shehbaz said while opening the debate on the budget in National Assembly. He criticized the PTI’s ten-month performance in government saying the price hike has added to the woes of the common man. The opposition leader said the PTI had made big claims of turning around the economy and bringing revolution in the livesRead More

Production orders are not for those arrested in money laundering cases: Ali Zaidi


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi on Wednesday has said that the production orders are issued for the political prisoners and not for those arrested in money laundering cases. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader took to Twitter and posted that the production orders are not for the criminals booked in money laundering and corruption cases, however, political prisoners can get benefit from them. It is to be mentioned here that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto had requested the National Assembly Speaker AsadRead More