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PM praises local hero for saving over 100 lives in snow-hit Quetta

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 18 (DNA): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday lauded the local hero of Quetta, Suleman Khan, who saved more than 100 lives in the snow-hit areas.   The Prime Minister took to Twitter and lauded the selfless efforts of the young man who took it upon himself to help people stranded in snow, braving harsh weather.   The young man, Suleman Khan from the Kachlak area in Quetta has become a local hero after he saved the people from possible hypothermia and other unforeseen circumstances.   TheRead More

Marriyum Aurangzeb criticises govt over shortage of wheat flour

    LAHORE, Jan 18 (DNA): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Saturday lashed out at the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for rising inflation in the country.   In her talk to the media, she stated that in 16 months, gas tariffs have been raised by 250 percent, and the acute shortage of wheat flour was tantamount to “worst incompetence” by the government.   “In Imran Khan’s naya (new) Pakistan, do people eat from the almonries?” she asked, while expressing grave concerns about the shortage of wheat flour andRead More

Rana Sanaullah lost mental balance: Dr. Firdous

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 18 (DNA): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan Saturday said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member National Assembly (MNA) Rana Sanaullah has lost mental balance after party leadership once again fled abroad.   The SAPM took to Twitter and said Rana Sanaullah remarked that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif can visit a restaurant if he can go to hospital from home. The PML-N leader means that Nawaz Sharif is healthy and can also go to jail straight from restaurant,Read More

Armed forces day of Thailand celebrated

    ISLAMABAD, JAN 18 (DNA) – Ambassador of Thailand and Defence Attache hosted a grand reception to celebrate Armed Forces Day of Thailand. Major General Shehzad Ahmed from Pakistan Army was the chief guest while a large number of diplomats and members of civil society attended the reception. The Thai deence attaché while welcoming the guests gave a presentation about the Thai armed forces. Later the guests also witnessed a documentary about history of armed forces of Thailand. The documentary enlightened the audiences about  stages the Thai armed forcesRead More

Afghan war will end when U.S. withdraws:Taliban’s Chief Negotiator

  ISLAMABAD, Jan. 18 (DNA): “The war will end when the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan,” Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, one of the founders of the Taliban and the group’s chief negotiator with the U.S., has said. Baradar spoke to FRONTLINE, America’s top documentary making media outlet which is keenly watched by US policy makers, in Qatar in an exclusive interview as part of a new documentary, Taliban Country, which premieres Tuesday, Jan. 21 on PBS and online. “[T]he Americans made a huge mistake by coming to Afghanistan and starting this warRead More

Indian diplomat summoned to reject mischievous portrayal of minorities issues

A senior diplomat from the High Commission of India was summoned to the Foreign Office, today, to reject the mischievous portrayal by India of isolated,fabricated, incidents involving Pakistani citizens as minorities rights issues.   It was underscored that such machinations cannot divert attention from the criticism the Indian Government is facing for its own discriminatory policies against minorities in India and the ongoing state terrorism in Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K).   The Indian side was conveyed that minorities in Pakistan enjoy full protections and rights under the Constitution.Read More