Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Friday, December 4th, 2020

 

Ruling elite deceives masses in name of democracy for decades: JI Chief

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LAHORE, DEC 04 (DNA) –Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Senator Sirajul Haq has regretted that the majority of the political parties in Pakistan is alien to the concept of democracy and act as a dynastic and family units. While addressing the JI Youth central council meeting at Mansoora on Friday, he said the ruling elite had deceived the masses in the name of democracy for decades and made fun of the public sentiments after coming into power. The time had approached, he added, that millions of youth took a stand to break these shacklesRead More


Yellow fever claims 172 lives In Nigeria: WHO

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A yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria has killed 172 people so far, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Friday. The outbreak poses an extra challenge to the country’s health system as Africa’s most populous nation deals with the Covid-19 pandemic, several concurrent disease outbreaks and a humanitarian crisis in the northeast, the WHO said. Nigeria has been battling successive yellow fever outbreaks since 2017. This latest outbreak was detected in November, WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic told reporters in Geneva. “As of November 24, the outbreak has been reported in five states inRead More


President for financial inclusion of PWDs

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ISLAMABAD, DEC 04 (DNA) –President Dr Arif Alvi has underscored the need for financial inclusion of the Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) enabling them to play their role in the socio-economic development of the country. He said that it was essential to bring differently-abled people (DAPs) into the mainstream and empower them economically. He expressed these views while chairing a meeting on financial inclusion of PWDs, at Aiwan-e-Sadr Friday. The meeting was attended by SAPM on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety (PASS), Dr Sania Nishtar, Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), DrRead More


Pakistan rejects incorrect, misleading assertions of IMEA

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DNA ISLAMABAD, DEC 4 – Pakistan categorically rejected incorrect and misleading assertions made by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) regarding the legal proceedings currently taking place in the case of Indian Naval Commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav.   It is evident that by casting aspersions on the Indian High Commission’s own legal Counsel, the Indian government is looking for an escape from the legal proceedings in Commander Jadhav case.   The Government of India is reminded that in pursuance of the judgment of International Court of Justice (ICJ), PakistanRead More


Last solar eclipse of 2020 to be observed on Dec 14

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KARACHI, DEC 04 (DNA) –The last solar eclipse of 2020 would be observed globally on 14 December, the second time in a year, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said Friday. According to the met department, the second and the last solar eclipse of 2020 could not be observed in Pakistan. It could be seen in other parts of the globe including South Africa, countries in South America, and other parts of the world. The solar eclipse could also be observed in areas falling near the Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and Antarctic Ocean.Read More


Ten-point agenda at UN meeting speaks volume of PM’s leadership: Shibli

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ISLAMABAD, DEC 04 (DNA) –Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz on Friday said that proposing a ten point agenda to the world to cope with COVID-19 speaks volume about the leadership qualities of Prime Minister Imran Khan. In his latest tweets on Friday, he said the prime minister in fact has proved himself as a voice of the poor by demanding in unambiguous terms establishment of five hundred billion rupees fund and cancellation of loans of the poor countries as well as recovery of plundered amount from theRead More