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Monday, June 22nd, 2020


Emergency Virtual Meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu & Kashmir

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DNA ISLAMABAD, JUNE 22 –  On Pakistan’s call, an Emergency virtual meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu & Kashmir was held at the Ministerial level, today, focused on the worsening situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K). The OIC Secretary General, Dr. Yousaf Al-Othaimeen, chaired the meeting. The Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and senior representative of Niger attended the meeting and made statements. Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi led the Pakistan delegation. The President of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, and True Representatives of theRead More

Ricky Ponting pays tribute to Wasim Akram


Legendary Australian captain Ricky Ponting named his Pakistan counterpart Wasim Akram as the most skilled fast-bowler he has ever faced, the International Cricket Council (ICC) reported. “He (Akram) was probably the most skilled fast-bowler I played against and it wasn’t just with the new ball either,” the former Australia captain said as quoted by the ICC on its Twitter post. “He had an ability to swing the new ball both ways close to 150kph. And when the ball got old, the reverse swing skills he had were quite remarkable.” PontingRead More

The Undertaker has no plans for WWE return


Veteran World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star The Undertaker has said that he has no plans to return to competition inside the squared circle at the moment. “It was a perfect moment,” the sports-entertainment legend — whose real name is Mark Calaway — said about his recent Boneyard match at WrestleMania 38 with AJ Styles. “You don’t necessarily always get those. If there was ever a perfect ending to a career, that right there was it.” The 52-year-old veteran has said that he might make a return to in-ring competition butRead More

Business community shows concerns over falling value of rupee


DNA Islamabad –  The business community at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has shown great concerns over the dwindling value of rupee, which has fallen to Rs.167 against a dollar and urged that government should take urgent remedial measures to stabilize the rupee as its continuous depreciation would have devastating impact on the business and economic activities. Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry said that Pakistan was mostly importing machinery, capital goods and raw material for industrial production while some industries were importing up toRead More

CDA to auction New Blue Area commercial plots on 15th, 16th,and 17th July


DNA Islamabad: June 22, 2020: Capital Development Authority will auction New Blue Area commercial plots on 15th, 16th,and 17th July. The auction proceedings will be held at Jinnah Convention Centre Islamabad from 10 am onwards on all three days. Capital Development Authority has issued advertisements to this effect in print media. The auction of New Blue Area plots was earlier scheduled to be held April of current year but was postponed due to Covid-19 related lock down. Now CDA Administration has decided to hold open auction of same plots in the midRead More

Sherry Rehman asks Prime Minister to step forward and take Responsibility


DNA ISLAMABAD, JUNE 22 – In her response to Prime Minister Khan’s speech, PPP Parliamentary Leader in the Senate, Senator Sherry Rehman said, “Of all people being tested in Pakistan, 20% are reporting positive, which is the 3rd highest ratio in the world. On June 19, deaths crossed the 3200 mark. This number doubled in 17 days (1600 on June 02). The previous doubling had happened in 18 days and the one before that in 15 days. If it continues this way, then till end August, we will be lookingRead More