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PM Imran convenes cabinet meeting on Jan 19

  ISLAMABAD, Jan 17 (DNA): Prime Minister Imran Khan has convened a federal cabinet meeting on 19th of January (Tuesday) to discuss the current political, economic and overall security situation of the country.   According to the details, a 15-point agenda of the meeting has been issued in this regard. The current corona epidemic situation and Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) protest outside the office of the Election Commission of Pakistan will also be discussed in the meeting.   The federal cabinet will review the law and order situation in the countryRead More

Pakistan 10th most powerful military in world

ISLAMABAD, Jan 17 (DNA): According to Global Firepower Index 2021 released this week, Pakistan Army is among the world’s 10 most powerful militaries in the world leaving behind Canada, Germany and Australia. The Global Firepower ranked the armies of 138 countries by taking into consideration a number of factors including the diversity of each country’s weapons, manpower, population, geography and state of development. The Global Firepower ranking utilises over 55 factors to determine a country’s PowerIndex score. The formula allows smaller, more technologically advanced countries to compete with larger, less developedRead More

Latest revelations further expose India and vindicate Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Jan 17 (DNA): Pakistan said on Sunday that in recent months, the world community has been presented with irrefutable evidence of India’s state-sponsorship of terrorism against Pakistan and anti-Pakistan disinformation and smear campaign globally.   The transcripts included in the Mumbai police charge-sheet against the Republic TV anchor in the TRP case have further exposed India’s sinister designs and vindicated Pakistan’s long held position, the foreign office said.   A statement said the latest revelations further confirm what Pakistan has consistently pointed out: The BJP government stages “false flag” operations;Read More

Anti-polio drive achieves 98pc target

  ISLAMABAD, Jan 17 – The first anti-polio drive of 2021 has achieved 98 percent of the set target across Pakistan on Sunday.  In a report compiled by the Anti-Polio Task Force, the drive received an overwhelming response and with the cooperation of the parents 98 per cent target of the drive was achieved.   According to the report, over 40 million children under the age of 5 years were administered anti-polio drops by the vaccinators.   At least 99 per cent of the target of vaccinating the children against theRead More

6 Ehsaas Nashonuma Centres opening in Kalat, Zhob districts of Balochistan

DNA ISLAMABAD, JAN 17  – “Sitting under the umbrella initiative of Ehsaas, six Nashonuma Centres are opening in Kalat and Zhob districts of Balochistan in the first phase of Ehsaas Nashonuma programme. The flagship initiative of the government aims to tackle stunting and improve the nutrition of the poorest children through a combination of cash stipends, nutritional food, medical examination and training”, said SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar who heads Ehsaas programme. National Nutrition Survey 2018 found that 46.6% of children in Balochistan are currently impacted by stunting due to malnutrition,Read More

CDA to make signal-free corridor at F-10 Service Road: Chairman

ISLAMABAD, JAN 17 (DNA) – Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) has directed the concerned authorities to make F-10 Service road east a signal free road while utilizing all the men power, machinery, and resources of the authority here on Sunday. Chairman CDA visited F-10 along with Director MPO, Director Environment and other officers. He inaugurated F-10 signal free project. Speaking at the occasion, Chairman CDA said that available resources should be utilized. The said project will be completed by the utilization of the available resources, machinery, and men power withRead More