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Saturday, May 30th, 2020

 

UK, France, Germany ‘regret’ latest US move on Iran

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LONDON, MAY 30 (DNA) – Britain, France and Germany on Saturday strongly condemned a US decision to end sanctions waivers for companies from nations that remain in a nuclear accord with Iran. The waivers were part of the landmark agreement signed with Tehran in 2015 that sought to limit Iran’s nuclear ambitions in return for lifting crippling economic sanctions. They allowed European, Chinese and Russian companies to work on the conversion of a heavy water reactor in Arak, a major industrial city in western Iran. “We deeply regret the USRead More


Hindutva mindset serious threat to global peace: AJK President

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MUZAFFARABAD, May 30, (DNA) – The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has said that due to political dominance of the BJP-RSS brand of Hindu nationalism, democratic and secular face of India is now dead and buried. “Inspired by the rise of ethnic nationalism in Germany and Italy in the last century, the RSS developed an organized cadre and encouraged violent extremism and terrorism to achieve its objectives.” In an interview with an English journal, President Masood said that Hindutva doctrine has posed a serious challenge toRead More


141 COVID-19 cases registered in Attock

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ATTOCK, MAY 30 (DNA) – The District focal person for COVID-19 Dr. Asif Arbab Niazi confirmed registration of eight new more cases reported in the district on Saturday have brought Attock’s total to 141 and Four death. According to data updated and shared by the district Corona Cell DHA, Dr Asif said that 5,820 people have been tested in the area so far. He said the number of suspected patients screened has reached 2,195, of which 1,877 have tested negative and the results of 177 people have not been received.Read More


Uzbek President exchanges views with people

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan ,  MAY 30 — A meeting with the leadership and residents of Sergeli district of Tashkent took place in the new ecopark. “Today I came here to find out what worries our people in the current difficult situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and together discuss what else needs to be done to improve their lives,” the head of state said. Investment projects formed for Sergeli district are considered. In particular, this year it is planned to implement 61 investment projects worth 1.8 trillion soums, creating more than 5Read More


Pakistan tied up with China to build years old dam project

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BEIJING, May 30 : Forty years after it was first envisaged, Pakistan tied up with China once again to build the multi-billion dollar Diamer-Bhasha dam, reports Gwadar Pro on Saturday.   The report stated that Prime Minister Imran Khan has already issued directions for immediate start of construction work on the dam. The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) awarded a contract valued at around USD 5.8 billion to a joint venture of Power China and Frontier Works Organization (FWO) for the construction of the diversion system, main dam, and Access Bridge for the 4500MW dam, as wellRead More


Funeral prayer of  PAF officer held at PAF Base Faisal

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KARACHI, MAY 30 (DNA) – The funeral prayer of Squadron Leader Zain Ul Arif Khan was held at PAF Base Faisal today. He was among the passengers who embraced martyrdom in the tagic air crash at Karachi last week. He was posted at Air Headquarters, Islamabad and was travelling to Karachi to celebrate eid with his parents. His dead body was identified with the help of DNA and  was handed over to the PAF authorities for burial. Air Vice Marshal Ahmad Hassan,   Deputy Chief of the Air Staff ( Engineering)Read More