Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Saturday, October 17th, 2020


Thousands of children in Azerbaijan suffer from constant aggression of Armenia


BAKU, OCT 17 – “It is almost three decades that hundreds of thousands of children in Azerbaijan suffer from the ongoing aggression of Armenia and its long lasting effects,” Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement condemning the grave violations committed by Armenia against the children in Azerbaijan. “During this period, Armenia ignoring moral imperatives and legal responsibilities, deprived the Azerbaijani children of their inherent rights defined in the international documents, as well as their right to be brought up in the spirit of the ideals proclaimed in theRead More

Pakistan slams Armenian prime minister statement


DNA ISLAMABAD, OCT 17 – Pakistan has categorically rejected the baseless and unwarranted comments by the Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan that Pakistan’s armed forces fought along with the Azerbaijani army in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. We have seen the transcript of Armenian Prime Minister’s interview on 15 October with a Russian TV referring to some unsubstantiated reports alleging involvement of Pakistani special forces alongside Azerbaijani army in the ongoing conflict. It is regrettable that leadership of Armenia, to cover up its illegal actions against Azerbaijan, is resorting to irresponsible propaganda,Read More

Weekly inflation up 0.45 pc as food prices continue to rise


ISLAMABAD, Oct 17 (DNA): Weekly inflation for the combined group during the period ended on October 15 increased by 0.45 per cent to 9.20 per cent year-on-year basis due to rising prices of essential food items, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). The Sensitive Price Index (SPI) is calculated on the basis of the prices of 51 essential items collected from 50 markets in 17 cities of the country. According to data, the increase was reported due to a rise of one per cent or more in pricesRead More

Country’s foreign direct investment falls by 24pc


KARACHI, Oct 17 (DNA): The country’s trade deficit soared to $5.8 billion in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, according to data shared by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). The central bank said foreign direct investment (FDI) declined by 24 per cent to $415.7 million from July to September as compared to last year’s corresponding period. The foreign investment was recorded at $189 million in September 2020. The power sector received foreign direct investment (FDI) worth $113.3 million in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2020-21Read More

Nawaz, Shehbaz better actors than most Bollywood stars: Imran Khan


ISLAMABAD, Oct 17 (DNA): Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the Pakistan Democratic Movement’s rally in Gujranwala was nothing but a political circus. He was speaking at the Tiger Force convention in Islamabad on Saturday. “I have to make a few remarks about the circus at night,” he said. “Many people participated in the circus and you are all just stuck on Diesel.” The remarks made by former PM Nawaz Sharif about the Pakistani army chief are condemnable. He spoke the same language as Indian PM Narendra Modi. He wentRead More

Pakistan rejects tendentious comments of Indian External Affairs Minister

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Responding to media queries regarding the Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM)’s comments made at a recent online think-tank event, the Spokesperson said: We completely reject these unwarranted and tendentious comments, blaming Pakistan for the current state of India-Pakistan relations. Rather than reflect on its own egregious behaviour marked by illegal and unilateral actions in IIOJK, gross and systematic violations of human rights of unarmed and innocent Kashmiris, unabashed anti-minority policies and actions, incessantly bellicose statements against Pakistan, and aggressive steps in the shape of intensified violations of ceasefire along theRead More