Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020


Union of OIC News Agencies portal highlights ongoing successful reforms in Azerbaijan


BAKU, JAN 14 – Union of OIC News Agencies’ (OIC-UNA) portal has published an article highlighting the successful implementation of ongoing reforms in Azerbaijan under President Ilham Aliyev’s leadership. The author citing Chairman of the Board of AZERTAC, OANA Vice-President Aslan Aslanov‘s article headlined “Ilham Aliyev. Reformer President feeling the people’s pulse” provides extensive analysis of the successes achieved in the country under President Ilham Aliyev`s leadership. The article draws the reader’s attention to the importance of transnational energy and transport projects implemented on the initiative and with the participation ofRead More

Army chief expresses grief over loss of lives in AJK, Balochistan


RAWALPINDI, JAN 14 (DNA) – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) expressed grief on loss of precious lives due to snow slide in AJ&K and Balochistan. COAS General Bajwa conveyed condolences to the bereaved families and directed for assistance to civil administration for rescue and relief operation. Army helicopters undertaking operations in snow hit areas of Sharda, Sargan, Bakwal and Taobat. Pakistan Army Urban Search & Rescue teams evacuating stranded population, Doctors & paramedics,  Tents, blankets, Rations and Medicine being provided to the affected families.=DNA ===============

Govt may not entertain MQM plea for Rs 300 billion for Karachi


Naveed Miraj ISLAMABAD, JAN 14 (DNA) -Prime Minister Khan’s government after managing multiple issues on civil-military-judiciary entangle has walked into another crisis. One of its key coalition partners has walked out of the cabinet and has threatened that it won’t come back. At this stage it still continues to say that it will not withdraw support to the government, however source claim that it eventually may walk out of the coalition also. Currently Khan government has very thin majority in the National Assembly. Its actual strength on the treasury benchesRead More

Corps commanders moot says no compromise on national security


RAWALPINDI, 14 (DNA) – 228th Corps Commanders’ Conference presided by General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) held at GHQ. Forum reviewed geo strategic, regional and national security environment and discussed internal security, situation along borders, Line of Control (LOC) and Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K). Forum reviewed evolving security situation in the Middle East with reference to US-Iran stand off and it’s implications on regional peace and stability. Taking account of repeated provocative statements of Indian military leadership regarding aggression against Pakistan, forum termed it asRead More

Hafeez Jalandhari, writer of national anthem, remembered


ISLAMABAD, Jan 14 (DNA) – Famous poet and writer of the lyrics of national anthem Hafeez Jalandhari was remembered on the occasion of his 119th birth anniversary on Tuesday. Jalandhari was born in Jalandhar on January 14, 1900. He only received formal education until the seventh grade. He actively participated in Pakistan Movement and used his writings to inspire people for the cause of Pakistan. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, Jalandhari migrated to Lahore. Besids writing lyrics of the national anthem, he also wrote the Kashmiri anthem, ‘WatanRead More

FM Qureshi visits Oman to offer condolences over demise of Sultan Qaboos


ISLAMABAD, JAN 14 (DNA) – Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi visited Muscat on 13-14 January to offer condolences over the sad demise of Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said. The Foreign Minister was granted an audience by Sultan Haitham bin Tariq bin Taimur to receive sincere and heartfelt condolences on behalf of the leadership, Government and people of Pakistan. The Foreign Minister conveyed special messages from the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan, stressing that the Pakistani nation fully shared the grief and sorrow of the brotherly peopleRead More