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Saturday, September 14th, 2019


Fazlur Rehman unlikely to stage sit-in: Sh Rasheed


LAHORE, SEPT 14 (DNA) – Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said on Saturday that he wasn’t considering Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazlur Rehman staging a sit-in in Islamabad as both the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) were unlikely to support him. The minister, while addressing a press conference in Lahore, refuted speculations in certain sections of the media that Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar was being unseated from his position. “With the weather, politics is also being reshaped  Article 149 is still not placed inRead More

KSE-100 gains 1,014 points; Rupee strengthens by 40 paisa against dollar


KARACHI, SEPT 14 (DNA) – Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed an upward trend in the outgoing week with the benchmark KSE-100 index gaining 1,014 points or 3.3 percent to settle at 31,481 points, media reported on Saturday. With a significant average trading volume of 13 million shares over a course of the week, PSX shares have risen by Rs125 billion. Collectively, foreign investors have bought a total of $1 million worth of shares. According to stock market analysts, despite recent simmering Pak-India tensions and the current uncertain political situation in the country,Read More

Pakistan Condemns the Drone Attack on Saudi Oil Pumping Facility


ISLAMABAD (DNA) -Pakistan has strongly condemned the drone attack on Saudi oil processing facility Buqyaq and the Khurais oil field causing fire, material damage and disruption of its operation. Such acts to sabotage and disrupt commercial activities causing fear and terror cannot be condoned. Pakistan hoped that such attacks will not be repeated given the potential damage they can cause to the existing peaceful environment in the region. Pakistan also reiterated its full support and solidarity with the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against any threat to its security andRead More

Four Pak Army soldiers martyred, two militants killed near Afghan border


RAWALPINDI (DNA) – Four soldiers embraced martyrdom while another soldier sustained injuries in two separate incidents of firing by militants on the western border, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated on Saturday. According to a statement issued by ISPR Director General (DG) Major General Asif Ghafoor further revealed that two militants were shot dead in response by the military. The first incident happened in Spinwam tehsil of North Waziristan tribal district, where miscreants opened fired on a routine patrolling party of security forces. Consequently, 23-year-old Sepoy Akhtar Hussain, hailing fromRead More

Four Pak soldiers embrace shahadat


Four soldiers embraced Shahadat while one got injured in two incidents on western border. In North Waziristan, miscreants fires on routine patrolling party of security forces near Abba Khel, Spinwam late last night. Resultantly, Sepoy Akhtar Hussain, age 23 years resident of Distt Baltistan embraced shahdat. In exchange of fire, two miscreants killed. In an another incident on Pak -Afghan Border in Dir, terrorists fire from across on Pakistan army troops busy in border fencing. 3 soldiers embraced shahadat while 1 got injured. Those shaheed include Lance Naik Said AminRead More

Youths, diplomats donate blood at blood donation camp at Indonesian embassy

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 14:  Ambassador of Indonesia Iwan S Amri, his wife and others donating blood
during a blood donation camp orgnaised jointly by  the  Indonesian embassy and Pakistan Red  
Crescent Society, on Saturday. DNA

 Indonesia ambassador thanks people for taking interest in noble cause; says embassy to continue this practice; lauds youth and students for keen interest  by ANSAR M BHATTI ISLAMABAD, SEPT 14 (DNA) – The Indonesian embassy in collaboration with Pakistan Red Crescent Society organized a one-day blood donation camp at the premises of the Indonesian embassy. A number of diplomats and members of the civil society donated blood. It was the fourth blood donation camp. Ambassador of Indonesia Iwan S Amri initiated this noble exercise back in 2016 which now hasRead More