Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019


Nato summit: Trump blasts Macron ‘brain dead’ comments as ‘nasty’


US President Donald Trump has accused his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron of being “nasty” for saying Nato was “brain dead”. Mr Trump is in London for a summit marking the Western military alliance’s 70th anniversary. Mr Trump said Nato served a great purpose, and Mr Macron’s remarks had been “very insulting”. He also said he could see France “breaking off” from Nato, but did not explain why. Nato – the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation – was founded after World War Two to counter the threat of Soviet expansion. The 29Read More

Iran has no problem with resuming ties with Saudi Arabia: President Rouhani


From Iran’s points of view, there is no problem in developing ties with neighbors and resuming relations with Saudi Arabia as all countries require to stay together in order to create peace and stability in the region,” said Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday in a meeting with Omani Foreign Minister Yousef Bin Alawi in Tehran. He mentioned that Saudi Arabia’s policies in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon failed to bear fruits, expressing hope that Saudi authorities change their course of action. He stressed that the war in Yemen should endRead More

PAF observes international day of persons with disabilities


ISLAMABAD, DEC 03 (DNA) – The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) was observed today, all across the globe. To mark this occasion, Pakistan Air Force arranged a ceremony at Nur Khan Auditorium Air Headquarters, Islamabad. Air Marshal Aasim Zaheer, Vice Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force attended the ceremony as the chief guest. The students from PAF special school Islamabad sang the National Anthem and performed different skits on the stage. An important event of the ceremony was a televised message by Air Chief Marshal MujahidRead More

PTE academic test centre opens in Islamabad


ISLAMABAD, Dec 03 (DNA): Adding to the international laurels of Pakistan, the much-awaited and longed-for Pearson Test of English will now be conducted locally, announces its management on Tuesday. The first centre of the PTE-Academic was inaugurated here on Tuesday. Vice President of the Pearson International Mr. Derek Richardson was among the dignitaries who grace the event. Mr. Derek Richardson has welcomed the step to set a center in Pakistan following improvement of law and order situation in the country. CEO JnS. Pakistan’s improved security situation and positive image internationally attractsRead More

Legislative body selects Naveed Jan Baloch’s name for ECP member


ISLAMABAD, Dec 03: The Parliamentary Committee chaired by Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari has met on Tuesday to deliberate appointment of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). During the meeting, the committee has considered nominations for appointment of members of the ECP from Sindh and Balochistan forwarded by the government and the opposition. The participants have picked name of Naveed Jan Baloch, suggeste dby Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan. Meanwhile, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Mushahidullah said that the government wantsRead More

Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Hungary calls on President


Islamabad; December 03, 2019: Pakistan will never condone the blatant human rights violation in Indian-Occupied Kashmir at the hands of fascist Indian regime and will always stand by its Kashmiri brethren, said President Dr. Arif Alvi, while talking to Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Hungary Mr. Muhammad Aejaz, who called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad today. He underscored that all High Commissioners/Ambassadors must highlight the true perspective on Kashmir issue and Indian oppression there.   The President said that Pakistan attached great importance to its relations with Hungary and was keen toRead More