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Thursday, November 28th, 2019


Former President Pervez Musharraf meets Pir Pagara in Dubai


DUBAI, NOV 28 (DNA) – Leader of All-Pakistan Muslim League (APML), Pervez Musharraf has met leader of Pakistan Muslim League Functional (PML-F) leader Pir Pagara in Dubai. Sources privy to the information said that the two politicians exchanged ideas and held an important discussion. Sources further entailed that Pir Pagara had met former Mayor of Karachi, Ishartul Ibad prior to his meeting with Musharraf. Extensive discussions were held between the leaders regarding current political scenario of Pakistan. The Islamabad High Court yesterday granted a plea of the Interior Ministry andRead More

Palestine has accepted path of negations for peaceful agreement. Mahmoud Abbas


    RAMALLA, NOV 28 (DNA) -Mahmoud Abbas President of the State of Palestine On the occasion of The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 29 November 2019, has said that we accepted the path of negotiations, dialogue, political engagement and peaceful popular resistance as the means to resolve all final status issues and to achieve a peace agreement that leads to independence, ends occupation and ends the conflict.   Here is the text of his speech.   H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad Bande, President of the United NationsRead More

Gen Bajwa gets 6 months conditional extension in service


The Supreme Court on Thursday in its short order announced that Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa will remain the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) for another six months, during which the parliament will legislate on the extension/reappointment of an army chief. A three-member bench — comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Mian Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel and Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah — announced the much-anticipated verdict after being assured by the government that parliament will pass legislation within six months. The verdict was announced around 3:45pm,Read More

UAE to continue helping Pakistan in education sector: envoy


ISLAMABAD, NOV 28 (DNA) –Ambassador of UAE Hamad Obaid Alzaabi has said education was the keystone of the progress of nations.. He said UAE was committed to support education sector in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and establishing model schools in accordance with the spirit of modernization, innovation and transformation to employ learning technologies. It may be mentioned here that UAE is has funded many educational projects in Pakistan various cities, especially in the less developed areas with a view to providing education facilities to the residents of theses areas.=DNA

SC reserves verdict on Gen Bajwa’s extension


All eyes are on the Supreme Court where a three-judge bench on Thursday reserved the verdict in a case pertaining to the extension/reappointment of incumbent Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa. As Gen Bajwa is set to retire at midnight, today’s hearing that started at 9:30am was the last opportunity for the government to satisfy the court on the legal grounds of the move. As the hearing started, the bench — comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Mian Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel andRead More

Peas and beans: Can they improve heart health?


A recent review and meta-analysis focus on the role of legumes in heart health. Taking data from multiple studies and earlier analyses, the authors conclude that legumes might benefit heart health but that the evidence is not overwhelming. A new analysis looks at the links between legume intake and heart health. It is a no-brainer that nutrition plays a pivotal role in health. At one end of the spectrum, it is common knowledge that eating a diet that is high in sugar, salt, and fat increases the risk of poorer health outcomes.Read More