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Thursday, September 24th, 2020


No more secret meetings with military: Nawaz


  DNA ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister and Leader of PML N Nawaz Sharif has said from now onwards no PML N leader will meet any military leadership or security agencies representative. In a statement from London Nawaz Sharif said he has already passed instructions to his party leadership that nobody will meet military people. He said in case such a meeting is necessary, it will take place with the consent of the leadership and meeting will be open.

British High Commissioner visits Peshawar to underline UK’s long-standing relationship with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Islamabad 24th September, 2020 :British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner has visited Peshawar to see how UK aid has been working closely with the Provincial Governmentof Khyber Pakhtunkhwato transform lives. On his first visit, he met Ministers, parliamentarians, and development experts – discussing how the UK will continue a commitment which has already lasted more than 10 years. The British High Commissioner was joined on his high-level visit with Country Development Director Annabel Gerry. British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner, CMG, said: “The UKwill continue working closely with Khyber PakhtunkhwaRead More

Indian tyranny and public sentiment in IIOJ&K


Iqbal Khan Security forces deployed by New Delhi have since long been accused of abusing their emergency powers in IIOJK.  Nearly a dozen special emergency laws protect Indian soldiers serving in Kashmir from facing trial in civilian courts, and convictions in military courts are extremely rare. Human Rights watchdogs from all over the world have urged India to revoke these draconian laws giving total impunity to its law enforcing personnel. In a rare admission of wrongdoing, Indian army confessed on September 18 that its soldiers exceeded their powers during aRead More

Dangerous Nexus among RAW, NDS, TTP and ISIS


Sajjad Shaukat It is most regrettable that by disregarding the modern global trends like renunciation of war, peaceful settlement of disputes and economic development in wake of the spread of coronavirus and its negative economic consequences almost all over the world, even on India, India’s hegemonic designs are destablising the region and its peace.   So as to achieve its secret designs, in accordance with the direction of Indian fanatic Prime Minister Narendra Modi-the leader of the extremist ruling party BJP, New Delhi has accelerated interference in the internal affairsRead More

Pakistan, Iraq vow to enhance defense ties


The Iraqi ambassador called on Zubaida Jalal and acknowledged the efforts of Pakistan for regional peace and stability RAWALPINDI (DNA): Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal has said that Pakistan desires peace for Iraqi people and the region. Ambassador of Iraq to Pakistan Hamid Abbas Lafta called on Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal in Rawalpindi on Thursday. The Minister welcomed the dignitary and expressed Pakistan’s desire for peace and prosperity of Iraqi People. The Minister for Defence Production informed the dignitary that defence collaboration between the two countries canRead More

Corruption worth Rs100bn unearthed in Sindh Building Control Authority


KARACHI: Corruption worth Rs100 billion has been unearthed in the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA). The revelation was made in a reported compiled by Sindh Local Government Board consisting of 59 pages. According to the report, 128 officers including three former director generals of the SBCA were involved in corruption. Rs27 billion were forged via the transfer of lands. The report recommended to sake four officers from their jobs over corruption. Strict action has been recommended against 775 officers of the SBCA over their direct involvement in the corruption. “IllegalRead More