Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Saturday, November 21st, 2020


DRAP approves locally developed one minute COVID-19 testing device


ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (DNA): The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has approved a locally developed novel coronavirus testing device. As per details, the device which is capable of diagnosing the disease within one minute, can detect the virus in the lungs.   The device, which has been developed locally, was approved under DRAP Act 2012. DNA ===============

CDA continues work on development projects


ISLAMABAD, NOV 21 (DNA) – The work of Capital Development Authority (CDA) on the restoration of infrastructure and provision of facilities to the masses of the city is continued. According to a press release of the CDA, the projects upon which the authority has started work include provision of clean drinking water, production of new resources of water, carpeting of roads, repairing and restoration of footpaths, and restoration of street lights. CDA is taking remarkable steps upon the special directions of the Chairman CDA to ensure the betterment of theRead More

Proclamation notice posted outside Nawaz’s residence


LAHORE, Nov 21 (DNA): The police on Saturday pasted proclamation notice outside former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s residence over his perpetual absence from trial proceedings in an illegal land allotment case. An accountability court had issued a proclamation against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in an illegal land allotment case, last month. The DIG Operations Lahore said that Nawaz has been declared proclaimed offender by the court and the notice has been posted outside his house on the orders of the NAB court. He said that the police will presentRead More

Shahid Afridi to lead Galle Gladiators in LPL 2020: reports


40-year-old to captain side in absence of Sarfaraz Ahmed Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been reportedly named captain of Galle Gladiators for the 2020 edition of the Lanka Premier League. Sources close to the matter reported that the franchise were considering to hand over the captaincy role to wicketkeeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed. However, Sarfaraz will not be able to take part in the inaugural edition of the tournament as he is part of Pakistan squad which is touring New Zealand. Afridi will be leading the unit which includes starRead More

Any scheme to sabotage CPEC won’t succeed: Zhao Lijian


BEIJING, Nov 21 (DNA): China has reaffirmed its support to Pakistan in fighting terrorist forces and stressed that any scheme to sabotage the building of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) flagship project linking the two countries will not succeed. “I have already made my response to this issue. No attempt to sabotage the CPEC will succeed,” Zhao Lijian made these remarks during his briefing while answering a question about the Foreign Minister and Director General, ISPR joint briefing wherein they accused India of supporting terrorist forces and sabotaging CPEC. He saidRead More

APNS President, Secretary Gen. express grief on demise of eldest sister of Mehtab Khan


KARACHI, NOV 21 /DNA/ – “Hameed Haroon, President and Sarmad Ali, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society have expressed profound grief on behalf of APNS Office Bearers and members of the Executive Committee over the sad demise of eldest sister of Mr. Mehtab Khan, Chief Editor and aunt of Mr. Mohsin Bilal Khan, Group Editor,  Ausaf Group of Publications.   The APNS Office Bearers have offered condolence to the bereaved family and have prayed that Almighty Allah rest the departed soul in eternal peace and give them courageRead More