Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Sunday, December 15th, 2019




    Islamabad, 15Dec 2019:   58thParents’ Day Ceremony was held at Cadet College Petaro.Chief of the Naval Staff, AdmiralZafarMahmoodAbbasi, graced the occasion as Chief Guest.   While addressing the gathering, Chief of the Naval Staff extended felicitations to the prize winners and appreciated their performance in academics & various co-curricular activities.Talking the cadets, the Admiral advised them that by having unwavering faith in Allah (SWT), working hard and continuing their pursuit of knowledge; they can transform into the youth worthy of Qaud’s&Iqbal’s dreams. He also urged them to be ethicallyRead More

Abid Ali wins hearts on social media with debut ton


RAWALPINDI: Netizen showered praise on Pakistani batsman Abid Ali, on Sunday, after the opener made history by becoming the only male cricketer to score a century on both Test and ODI debuts. Abid finished with 109 not out and Babar Azam was unbeaten on 102 as Pakistan scored 252-2 in reply to Sri Lanka´s first innings total of 308-6 declared. Abid’s century is a breath of fresh air for millions of cricket fans around the globe, especially those from Pakistan haven’t witnessed an opening batsman perform consistently since the lastRead More

Dispute with India under Indus Waters Treaty: Pak to hold talks with WB


  WASHINGTON, DEC 15 (DNA) – Pakistan’s high-level delegation has departed to the United States to hold talks with the World Bank officials on the dispute with India about the construction of the Kishenganga (330 megawatts) and Ratle (850 megawatts) hydroelectric power plants being built by India – the move that is an attempt to block the flow of water to Pakistan under the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) 1960. The delegation, led by Indus Water Commissioner Meher Ali Shah, comprises of officials from the relevant bodies involved to discuss theRead More

China suspends planned tariffs on US goods


SHANGHAI: China has suspended additional tariffs on some US goods that were meant to be implemented on December 15, the State Council’s customs tariff commission said on Sunday, after the world’s two largest economies agreed a “phase one” trade deal on Friday. The deal, rumors and leaks over which have gyrated world markets for months, reduces some US tariffs in exchange for what US officials said would be a big jump in Chinese purchases of American farm products and other goods.

Uzbekistan keen to benefit from Pakistan’s democratic experiences: Ambassador Furqat

ISLAMABAD, DEC 15: Members of the Pakistani delegation heading to Uzbekistan for observing the upcoming
parliamentary elections in a group photo with Ambassador of Uzbekistan Furqat Sidikov. DNA

  Says upcoming elections to set basis for a strong and democratic Uzbekistan; wishes early visit of PM Imran Khan to Tashkent; expects two million youth to play central role in future politics of his country   By Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD, DEC 15 (DNA) : Pakistan is one of the biggest democracies in the region therefore Uzbekistan would like to benefit from Pakistan’s experiences as part of Tashkent’s desire to strengthen friendly and brotherly relations with Islamabad. Ambassador of Uzbekistan Furqat Sidikov expressed these views while speaking during aRead More

Mountains Pride Awards celebrate the services of individuals par excellence  


Saturday December 14, 2019 Islamabad – Some of the living legends from the mountains of Pakistan turned up to make the launch of the Pakistan Mountains Pride Awards 2019 a big success. Devcom-Pakistan has launched five awards to celebrate the services of the individuals par excellence, adding another valued feature to the 9th edition of the globally recognised Pakistan Mountain Festival. The two-week long thematic advocacy and public engagement festival is an annual flagship event of the Devcom-Pakistan that engages stakeholders from up and downstream. The concluding event of the 9th PakistanRead More