Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Monday, June 29th, 2020


Russia is quietly occupying Ukraine’s information space


Vladimir Putin’s six-year military intervention in Ukraine has failed to reverse the country’s turn away from Russia, but the Kremlin leader is far from admitting defeat. On the contrary, his hybrid war against Ukraine remains at the heart of Russian foreign policy. Over the past year, Putin has rejected international calls for a compromise with Ukraine’s new president Volodymyr Zelenskyy.   Instead, he has continued to publicly undermine Ukrainian statehood while signalling his readiness for a long-term geopolitical confrontation by fast-tracking the distribution of Russian passports to Ukrainian citizens in Russian-occupied eastern Ukraine. There are alsoRead More

Army chief pays homage to PSX security guards


RAWALPINDI, JUNE 29 (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa paid glowing tributes to security guards of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), who sacrificed their lives as first responders vigilantly checking the terrorists entry to PSX foiling a major terrorist incident. Appreciating Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) for their operational readiness, COAS lauded prompt, effective and integrated response of Pakistan Rangers and Sindh police, eliminating terrorists in shortest possible time. “With the support of our resilient nation, we will foil all efforts of enemies aimed at destabilizing theRead More

National Assembly passes Finance Bill 2020-21


ISLAMABAD : The National Assembly on Monday passed the Finance Bill 2020-21, giving the go-ahead to the budgetary proposals for the upcoming financial year. The bill was moved by Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar. Speaking in the National Assembly, Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar said the government presented a tax-free budget and it envisages relief measures not only for the construction sector but also for the promotion of mobile phone manufacturing and electric vehicles. He said it is the first time that the annual development planRead More

Japanese envoy condemns militants’ attack on PSX


ISLAMABAD, JUNE 29 (DNA) – Matsuda Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, has strongly condemned the militants’ attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) compound in Karachi on Monday morning that has killed and injured numbers of innocent people.   Ambassador MATSUDA, while grieving the loss of innocent human lives in the tragic incident, has expressed his profound condolences and sympathies with the families of the victims and prayed for the early recovery of those who sustained injuries. “My thoughts and prayers for the families of the victims of this gruesomeRead More

Loadshedding to effect export orders completion: Suleman Chawla


DNA KARACHI: JUNE 29 – Suleman Chawla, President of SITE Association of Industry in a press statement, has protested 8 hours long load shedding in SITE area by K-Electric and has demanded the government to ensure uninterrupted power supply to industries otherwise, suspension of production activities will have adverse impact on national exports. He added that in a recent meeting with SITE industrialists, K-Electric assured that no load shedding will be done in industrial areas but unfortunately, K-Electric has backed out from its commitment and started 8 hours long load sheddingRead More

Australian HC Geoffrey Shaw comdemns attack on PSX


ISLAMABAD, JUNE 29 (DNA) – The Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Geoffrey Shaw condemned the attack on the Karachi Stock Exchange today. He tweeted: “I strongly condemn the attack on the Karachi Stock Exchange. My deep condolences to the families and friends of the victims and I wish a speedy recovery for those injured.”=DNA ===================