Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

 

Protesters call on UK to protect Hong Kongers from China

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HONG KONG, SEPT 15 (DNA) – Pro-democracy protesters rallied outside Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday, demanding London do more to protect its former colonial subjects and ramp up pressure on Beijing over sliding freedoms. The protest came as another large rally made its way through the city streets on Sunday afternoon in defiance of a ban by police, who warned the gathering was illegal. “We have a right to go to protests, to the streets, and we have to voice our demands to the government,” a secondary schoolRead More


Ponting eyes batting shake-up for Australia Tests against Pakistan

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SYDNEY, SEPT 15 (DNA) – Only three Australian batsmen are certain to start the summer Test series against Pakistan, according to former skipper Ricky Ponting, with David Warner among them. Ponting, who has been a sounding board for coach Justin Langer in recent months, unsurprisingly nominated the in-form Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne as the other two. That leaves holes to fill and Australia’s greatest run scorer said he would like to see young prospect Will Pucovski, who has battled mental health issues, given a debut in the first TestRead More


Dr Firdous terms Code of Civil Procedure Bill positive move by govt

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ISLAMABAD, SEPT 15 (DNA) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday has termed Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill as positive move by the incumbent government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). In a series of tweets, the special assistant said these steps are leading towards real change in the lives of the people. Dispensation of speedy and inexpensive justice is basic ideology of PTI and the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, she added. Earlier, one generation filed cases and it wasRead More


Shehbaz Sharif to meet Fazlur Rehman in Lahore today

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LAHORE (DNA) – Opposition Leader in National Assembly (NA) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif will meet Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Fazlur Rehman in Lahore today (Sunday). According to details, both the leaders will deliberate on the Islamabad lock-down while they will also discuss future political strategies. The announcement was made by PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb.


Hindutva against Not Muslims but whole mankind: AJK president  

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MANCHESTER, September 15: The AJK President, Sardar Masood Khan has said that all peace-loving nations of the world would have to resist Indian fascism and terrorism. “It would be a grave mistake to consider Hindu fanaticism against mere the Muslims of Kashmir, India and Pakistan, because the target of Indian rulers and Hindu fanatic outfits is to deprive all human beings except the followers of Hinduism, of their right to live,” he added. Addressing a gathering of MPs from northern England, members of European parliament, mayors and councilors here onRead More


Plan to encourage entrepreneurship culture

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  ISLAMABAD, Sep 15 (DNA ):Prime Minister Youth Affairs Programme has planned to launch Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES)  to encourage entrepreneurship culture in the country. According to an official, aim of the said programme was to focus on proper training along with subsidized loans for the development of entrepreneurship culture in the country. The government is taking special measures to encourage youths of Pakistan to start their own small businesses in order to play an active role in country’s development.=DNA