Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Friday, October 16th, 2020


The duke and duchess of Cambridge mark one year since their visit to Pakistan


One year on from Their Royal Highnesses’ visit to Pakistan, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spoken to two organisations they visited in October 2019 to hear how they have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Their Royal Highnesses first spoke to teachers from the Islamabad Model College for Girls via video call to hear how the school’s activities have been impacted, before joining pupils in a game of Pictionary. During their visit to the government-run school last year, Their Royal Highnesses met pupils from kindergarten to sixth form,Read More

Opposition will liberate Pakistan from PM Imran’s inept rule: Ahsan Iqbal

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GUJRANWALA  – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Secretary General Ahsan Iqbal on Friday while terming the rule of Prime Minister Imran Khan as anti-people said that they [opposition] would liberate Pakistan. Addressing a rally organized by Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance of major opposition parties, in Jinnah Stadium, Gujranwala on Friday, he said that they [government] is giving them certificates of treason. The PML-N leader reminded the people of long unannounced power outages across the country but former prime minister and party supremo Nawaz Sharif was the only person whoRead More

Maryam, Bilawal reach Gujranwala’s Jinnah Ground, Fazl inching closer

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The Pakistan Democratic Movement is holding its first rally as part of its countrywide anti-government campaign in Gujranwala today (Friday). The rally is being held at Jinnah Ground where people started arriving at 3pm. The PML-N is hosting the rally and organisers signed a 28-point agreement with the Gujranwala city administration in order to get permission. PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz, PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman are going to attend and address the crowd. PML-N founder Nawaz Sharif is also expected to address the crowdRead More

Now send money anywhere across Pakistan at lowest possible rates

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ISLAMABAD, OCT 16 (DNA) – To make access to financial services easier and ensure convenience of customers, UPaisa reduced its charges for Mobile Wallet to CNIC transactions. Customers can now send in money anywhere across Pakistan at minimal rates without the need to step out of their homes. UPaisa is the only company to offer such low rates on transactions above PKR 2500. The revision in prices is applicable from October 01, 2020 and will be available for all UPaisa wallet customers. The minimum transaction charge is PKR 100 whereas the maximumRead More

RIU arranges five-day workshop for women network engineers

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SWABI, OCT 16 – /DNA/ – Riphah Institute of Systems Engineering of Riphah International University (RIU) arranged a five-day “Hands-on Network Security Training and workshop at Women University, Swabi, from October October 12 to 16. The workshop was aimed to train women network engineers of Pakistan in network security. The workshop is the second in series in the project “Network Security Training and Workshop across selected Women Universities in Pakistan. Syed Muhammad Sajjad, senior lecturer RISE, and the Principal Investigator of the project discussed the vulnerabilities in protocols and theirRead More

Conde, Diallo campaign in Conakry ahead of Sunday’s vote

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Guinea’s main opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo arrived in the capital Conakry on Thursday ahead of this weekend’s election, greeted by hordes of animated supporters. The city had earlier resounded to the sound of car horns as supporters of President Alpha Conde, who is seeking a controversial third term on Sunday, whisked through the city in a motorcade. After about a week of combative campaigning, the 82-year-old president himself returned to the capital on Wednesday amid heightened political tension in the West African state. Conde’s re-election bid comes after heRead More