Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020


Mayor vows to vaccinate 100% of children of Islamabad


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 8 (DNA) – Mayor Islamabad, Sheikh Anser Aziz vowed to vaccinate 100% of children of Islamabad, with the help of WHO. He expressed this while addressing a ceremony to distribute motorcycles among immunization field staff in collaboration with the Directorate General of Health Services MCI and WHO on Tuesday. He was accompanied by WHO representative Dr. Usama and DG Health Dr. Hassan Urooj. The Mayor of Islamabad said that this is the first time that a metropolitan corporation has been formed in Islamabad. Federal capital – Islamabad isRead More

Peshawar brothers make Pakistan’s ‘first’ ultralight helicopter


PESHAWAR, SEP 08 (DNA) – In what is being billed an unprecedented feat in the country’s aviation history, two brothers from Peshawar have built an ultralight helicopter. Qazi Sajjad Ahmed and Qazi Tufail Ahmed, belonging to Landhi Arbab village at the outskirts of the provincial capital, made the aircraft, which has demonstrated its viability through a successful lift-off. “I had watched a James Bond film in 1978, which became the source of my inspiration to develop and design an ultralight aircraft,” Qazi Sajjad said while speaking to a private channel. “In 2005,Read More

330 new Coronavirus cases reported; tally reaches 6,726


ISLAMABAD, SEP 08 (DNA) – The total active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan on Tuesday were recorded 6,726 as 330 more people tested positive for the deadly virus during the last 24 hours. Five corona patients, who were under treatment in hospitals, died on Monday, according to the latest update issued by the National command and Operation Centre (NCOC). No COVID-19 affected person was on ventilator in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Gilgit Baltistan (GB) and Balochistan. While 93 ventilators, out of 1,913 allocated for COVID-19 patients, were occupied elsewhere in the country.Read More

Islamabad police to strengthen relations with community


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 8 (DNA) – Islamabad police, being a professional force, is making efforts to promote relations with community and win public support through resolving issues at their door steps. It was stated by the Superintendent of Police ( Saddar-Zone ) Sarfraz Ahmed Virk while speaking to the participants of `Open Kutchery’ at Sector G-13  on Tuesday. The Open Kutchery was organized following directions of Inspector General of Police Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan and Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed who asked for effective interaction ofRead More

FBR benami zone confiscates 19 luxury vehicles in Karachi


KARACHI, SEP 08 (DNA) – The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) benami zone has confiscated 19 luxury vehicles in Karachi besides directing real owners to contact authorities within one week for verification of the records. The 19 luxury vehicles worth approximately Rs120 to Rs150 million include two BMW, two Mercedes-Benz, seven Toyota and one Cadillac. According to FBR spokesperson, the expensive vehicles have been bought through benami (undeclared) transactions, whereas, the initial investigation revealed its registrations with different names of ‘benami employees’. The purchases of the luxury vehicles were registered with someRead More

Cop’s family refutes compromise with ex-MPA Achakzai


QUETTA, SEP 08 (DNA) – The family of a traffic sergeant who was run over and killed allegedly by a vehicle belonging to former MPA Majeed Khan Achakzai has refuted reports of reaching compromise with him. The deceased’s brother said they have decided to challenge the acquittal of Ackzai in the Balochistan High Court (BHC). “Neither have we reached any compromise with Majeed Achakzai nor have received any blood money,” he clarified. He said CCTV footage of the incident is clear evidence of how was the cop killed. Besides, he lamented thatRead More