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Monday, August 19th, 2019


Saudi Prince Salman calls PM Imran to discuss occupied Kashmir


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, on Monday called Prime Minister Imran Khan to discuss the situation of the occupied Kashmir. Both leaders in a telephonic conversation discussed the current situation of the Kashmir. PM Imran apprised the Saudi Prince about the Indian atrocities taking place in the valley after the abrogation of the Article 370. The telephonic communication between the two leaders also reviewed the overall situation in the region besides Kashmir.

You don’t replace captain during war: Ali Zaidi on COAS’ tenure extension


KARACHI (DNA) – Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidion Monday expressed on the extension of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s tenure that you don’t replace the captain during a war so the decision must have been considered carefully. Ali Zaidi said that COAS Bajwa needed the extension in his tenure and the political leadership must have scrutinized the situation before appointing him for another three years. According to a notification issued by the Prime Minister Office (PMO), the decision has been taken keepingRead More

President summons joint session of Parliament on Aug 30


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The President of Pakistan has summoned the Joint Session of Parliament on August 30. “In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 54 read with clause (3) of Article 56 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President has summoned both the Houses of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) on Friday, August 30 at 5 pm,” a press release issued by the National Assembly Secretariat said. The president also summoned the session of the National Assembly on Monday (September 2) at 4 pm.Read More

India can launch aggressive design to destabilize region: Masood


ISLAMABAD, AUG 19 (DNA) – Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Masood Khan  has stated that the stubborn attitude of Indian ruler is dragging the sub-continent region into war. he said India could launch aggressive activities to sabotage peace of the region or push the sub-continent into war over Kashmir issue. In reply to a question, he said the deployment of extra troops by Indian government in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir has raised serious concerns for both Pakistan and international community. Masood Khan said the issue of Kashmir should beRead More

Justice Faiz Isa did not commit any misconduct by writing letter to President:SJC


ISLAMABAD (DNA). The Supreme Judicial Council on Monday ruled that Justice Qazi Faiz Isa did not commit any misconduct when he wrote letters to the President. The SJC therefore rejected petition of Shahzad Butt. The SJC further observed that when Justice Isa wrote letters to the President he was under stress because of some family issue. His daughter and father in law were seriously ill. The SJC further observed on the above grounds there are no basis for any reference. DNA

Time to act now to get rid of plastic bags: Speakers at SDPI Seminar

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ISLAMABAD: AUG 19 (DNA) – – There is a time to act now to get rid of plastic bags to make environment clean and the capital live-able.  The citizens should support the efforts of the Islamabad Capital Territory administration to implement its orders to ban sale and use of plastic bags since the 14th of August and ‘say no to plastic bags’ when they shop. This was the crux of the seminar on ‘Ban on plastic bags’ organized here on Monday by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Speaking on the occasion,Read More