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Masood praises online education system of AJK universities

ISLAMABAD, JAN 27 (DNA) –The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has said that despite the outbreak of coronavirus, 400 teachers of Azad Jammu and Kashmir University have set a shining example by imparting distance education to more than 9,000 students through the online system. He said this while addressing the 48th meeting of the Syndicate of the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir at Jammu and Kashmir House here on Wednesday. “After the outbreak of the coronavirus, the biggest challenge for us was to keep theRead More

Sana Fakhar responds to criticism over intimate photo with husband

Actor Sana Fakhar laughed off the flak she has been receiving over an intimate photo with her husband Fakhar Imam. Last week, Sana posted three photos with her husband on Instagram to wish him on his birthday. “Thank you for reminding me how butterflies feel. Many happy returns of the day,” she wrote. But her candid photos did not sit well with the moral police, and her post was soon flooded with demeaning comments and slut-shaming. Later, Sana responded to the viral photo in an Instagram video. “I can understandRead More

Evidence suggests ex-ISI chief Asad Durrani remained in contact with RAW, Ministry of Defence tells court

Ministry of Defence urges Islamabad High Court not to remove Asad Durrani’s name from no-fly list Durrani was found guilty of violating the military’s code of conduct after he co-authored “The Spy Chronicles” with former RAW chief AS Dulat Durrani refuses to comment on the matter The Ministry of Defence has submitted a written response to a petition filed by former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief retired Lt Gen Asad Durrani at the Islamabad High Court, urging the court not to remove his name from the Exit Control List (ECL). AccordingRead More

CJCS of Jordan meets COAS Gen. Bajwa

RAWALPINDI, JAN 27 (DNA) – Major General Yousef Ahmed Al-Hnaity, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Jordan Armed Forces called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), today. During the meeting matters of mutual & professional interest and regional security situation were discussed. COAS said that Pakistan values its brotherly relations with Jordan and Pakistan Army looks forward for enhanced defence and security cooperation with Jordan Armed Forces. Visiting dignitary appreciated professionalism of Pakistan Army and its continuous efforts for regional peace and stability.

NCOC decides reopening universities across country

ISLAMABAD, JAN 27 (DNA) –The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has decided to reopen varsities across the country from February 1 which was shut due to the spread of COVID-19 during its second wave. A session of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) was held under the chair of Asad Umar today which was attended by Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Faisal Sultan, Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood, health secretary, DRAP head Dr Asif Rauf and others senior officials. During the session, the participants were apprisedRead More

5th Round of Pakistan-Italy Annual Bilateral Political Consultations held

DNA ISLAMABAD, JAN 27 – The 5th Round of Pakistan-Italy Annual Bilateral Political Consultations was held virtually today. Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood led the Pakistan side, while Secretary General of Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ambassador Elisabetta Belloni led the Italian delegation. Entire spectrum of bilateral relations including fight against the Pandemic; political, trade and economic relations; energy; defence; migration and people-to-people exchanges were reviewed during the Consultations. Views were also exchanged on regional and global issues. Agreeing that Pakistan and Italy have exemplary relations based on mutual trust andRead More