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Monday, November 23rd, 2020


Major terrorist network neutralised: ISPR


DNA RAWALPINDI, NOV 23 – A major terrorist network has been neutralised as security forces conducted IBO on a hideout near village Tangi, Bajaur District. During close encounter, terrorist commanders Zubair and Aziz Ur Rehman alias Fida have been killed. These terrorists were involved in terrorist activities in Bajaur and Karachi. They were involved in number of terrorist incidents against LEAs, govt officials and innocent civilians. The network was coordinating terrorist activities in various areas of Pakistan and receiving direct orders from their RAW sponsored leadership from across the border.

Pakistan highlights India’s unilateral actions in IIOJK during Pak-Oman Bilateral Political Consultations


DNA ISLAMABAD – The 7th Session of Pakistan-Oman Bilateral Political Consultations (BPC) was virtually held today.The Pakistan delegation was led by Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood, while the Omani side was led by Under-Secretary Sheikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Isa Al Harthy.   The Consultations encompassed the entire spectrum of bilateral relations, including political, economic, commercial, defense and people-to-people ties. The importance of regular exchanges at the highest level was emphasized, along with optimal utilization of institutional mechanisms such as Joint Ministerial Commission and Joint Business Council.   Matters related to mutualRead More

IGP pins badges to four promoted police officials


ISLAMABAD, NOV 23 (DNA) – Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan on Monday pinned the badges to four police officials for their promotion in next ranks. A simple ceremony was held at Central Police Office here and IGP formally pinned badges to the four newly promoted officials. DIG (Headquarters) Muhammad Saleem, DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed, AIGs, SSPs and SPs attended the ceremony. AIG Haroon Joya has been promoted to Grade-19 while ASPs Rana Abdul Wahab, Hamza Aman Ullah and Usman Tipu have been promoted to Grade-18.  TheRead More

PDM’s small rallies threat to people’s lives, livelihood: Shibli


ISLAMABAD, Nov 23 (DNA): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz on Monday said the small rallies of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) were a threat to the lives and livelihoods of the people and not to the government. The “political opportunists” had no care for the people as they were wandering in cities in search of an NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance), he added in tweets. The minister said the disappointment and frustration of of the PDM leaders after their flopped meeting in Peshawar yesterday was worth seeing. They shouldRead More

Govt to seek international donors’ help to buy COVID vaccines


ISLAMABAD, Nov 23 (DNA): The government has decided to approach international donors for financial assistance to purchase COVID-19 vaccines. The government can contact the World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and UNICEF for funding for the bulk-buying of doses of the vaccine. The health ministry will approach the multilateral donors through the Economic Affairs Division. It will negotiate with them for financial assistance or a loan with no strings attached, the sources said, adding the health ministry has begun working on a coherent plan for the purpose. On November 20,Read More

JI displeased after PDM uses its flag at Peshawar rally


ISLAMABAD, NOV 23 (DNA) – The Jamaat-e-Islami is not pleased with the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on using its flag at Peshawar rally. The PDM hosted a rally in Peshawar on Sunday and included the JI’s flag in the posters that covered the stage. The PDM is an anti-government movement made up of 11 opposition political parties but the JI isn’t one of them. The party’s information secretary, Qaisar Sharif, posted a screenshot of the PDM stage on Twitter and wrote that the JI is not part of the PDM rally. “TheRead More