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Sunday, July 5th, 2020


Construction of Islamabad’s first Hindu temple halted


The Capital Development Authority stopped on Friday the construction of the boundary wall on the plot allotted to the Shri Krishna Mandir in Islamabad’s H/9. Once constructed, the temple will be the first place of worship for Hindus in the city. A team of the authority’s building control department visited the temple site and instructed workers to stop working on the boundary wall. According to CDA spokesperson Mazhar Hussain, the action was taken because a building plan had not been submitted to the authority. “Any construction taking place in Islamabad, residentialRead More

Pakistan committed to SAARC’s objectives: PM Khan

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LAHORE, July 05 (DNA): Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday said Pakistan attaches great importance to South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation and remained committed to its principles and objectives of its Charter. In his message, Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated veteran trade leader Iftikhar Ali Malik assuming the office of President of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the span of two years and termed his appointment brought laurel for the country. He expressed the hope that Iftikhar Ali Malik is a seasoned veteran trade leader and would utilizeRead More

192 martyred, 1326 injured by Indian troops during 11-month siege


ISLAMABAD, July 05 (DNA): Unrelenting military siege and crippling lockdown imposed by the fascist Modi government of India on August 5 in Held Kashmir, last year, have completed 11 months Sunday. A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, said, the life of Kashmiris has been made a miserable by the Indian authorities since New Delhi illegally abrogated Article 370 of its constitution on August 5, 2019, to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. The move, it added, was aimed at snatching away theRead More

German envoy advocates to adopt cycling in Pakistan


ISLAMABAD, July 05 (DNA): German Ambassador Bernhard Schlagheck advocating the adoption of cycling habit in Pakistan said the practice has diversified health and financial advantages for individuals in particular and a country’s environment at large. “The habit of cycling provides an excellent opportunity to clear mind and thoughts, besides its other healthy and nature friendly benefits” the envoy who is in love with cycling shared his feelings in an exclusive interview with state-run media Sunday. He said the reasons behind advocating to build the bike-habit here in Pakistan was certainlyRead More

Jamil Akhtar appointed as GM & Project Director Tarbela Dam


ATTOCK, JULY 5 (DNA) – WAPDA Authority has handed over the additional responsibility of General Manager and Project Director of Tarbela Dam to Jamil Akhtar, General Manager Power of Tarbela Dam. Farid Ahmad Mughal, who was promoted to the post of General Manager of Tarbela Dam, is quarantined at his residence on suspicion of corona virus. Due to which Farid Ahmad Mughal could not take up his new responsibility yet. Therefore, the General Manager Power has been given the said additional responsibility. It may be recalled that for the firstRead More

PBF says till revoking the article 370 no trade with India


LAHORE, JULY 5 (DNA) – President, Pakistan Businesses Forum (PBF) Sahibzada Usman Zulfiqar on Sunday said there was no use talking to India on the restoration of trade unless it lifted curfew and restored the special status of Indian held Kashmir. Talking to media, he said to India’s misfortune, it has been taken over by extremist and racist Hindus. Only a person with an extremist mindset would do what they have done in Kashmir by keeping it under curfew for the last 10 months. Now Prime Minister Narendra Modi offeringRead More