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Wednesday, October 21st, 2020


Nawaz will be brought back before January 15, predicts Fawad Ch

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ISLAMABAD, OCT 21 (DNA) – Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said that the government will hopefully succeed in bringing back Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supreme leader Nawaz Sharif from London before 15th of January 2021. Talking to a  media  channel, Fawad Chaudhry said that the officials of the British government also believed that the plunderers coming from the developing countries caused defamation of their country. He maintained that the court had convicted Nawaz Sharif and hoped that the UK government will soon decide about the PML-N leader.Read More

Gujranwala court extends Capt Safdar’s interim bail

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GUJRANWALA, OCT 21 (DNA) – A Gujranwala sessions court on Wednesday extended interim bail of Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar Awan, the son-in-law of PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif, until November 10 in a sedition case. He along with PML-N MPA Imran Khalid Butt appeared before the court. The court had approved their bail plea subject to submission of surety bonds worth Rs50,000 each last week. A first information report (FIR) was registered against Safdar and Butt at Satellite Town police station. According to the FIR, Captain (retd) Safdar Awan had threatened to toppleRead More

Army chief visits forward areas at Chamb Sector


RAWALPINDI, OCT 21 (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited  forward areas at Chamb Sector along LOC . COAS was briefed on latest operational situation including Indian CFVs deliberately  targeting local residents living near LOC. Interacting with officers and men, COAS appreciated them for continued vigil and remarkable operational preparedness. COAS emphasised upon troops to extend all out support to  local population affected by unprovoked Indian ceasefire violations. Remain steadfast,  discharge your duties with utmost sincerity and devotion, COAS remarked. Commander Rawalpindi Corps, Lieutenant GeneralRead More

13,727 citizens get fine tickets over signal violations during ongoing year

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ISLAMABAD, OCT 21 (DNA) – Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) issued 13,727 fine tickets to road users over violation of traffic signals during the ongoing year, a police spokesman said. Following the directions of IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar, he said that special campaign is underway to check violations while various squads headed by Senior Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Farrukh Rasheed are performing duties at main roads of the city and taking action against the violators. During the ongoing year, the police spokesman said that action was taken and 13,727 road users wereRead More

Pak headed in right direction finally; current account in surplus: PM


ISLAMABAD, OCT 21 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has on Wednesday said that Pakistan is headed in right direction finally as the current account was in surplus of $73 million in September The premier took to Twitter and said the surplus for first quarter was brought to $792 million as compared to the deficit of $1,492 during the same time last year. PM Imran Khan further said that exports grew by 29 percent and remittances grew by nine percent over previous month. He termed the development as great news for Pakistan. =Read More

IOC awards Beijing 2022 broadcast rights in Australia

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LAUSANNE, OCT 21 (DNA) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded Seven West Media Ltd. (Seven) the Australian broadcast rights for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing in 2022. Seven has acquired broadcast rights on all media platforms for Beijing 2022. As announced in 2014, Seven will also continue to be the IOC’s broadcast partner in Australia for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo. IOC President Thomas Bach said: “The IOC is delighted to announce an extension to our agreement with Seven in Australia. We have a partnershipRead More