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British Govt concerned about situation in IIOJK

NEW DELHI, MAR 09 (DNA) – Raising the Kashmir issue in his first press briefing after assuming charge as new High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to India, Alex W Ellis has said that the British government is concerned about the matter and is keen to analyze the ground situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In his first press interaction in New Delhi, Ellis laid emphasis on changing global order and finding a just solution to the Kashmir conflict, Indian media reported. The UK envoy also expressed the desire toRead More

Ambassador of Pakistan calls on Prime Minister Republic of Niger

ISLAMABAD, MAR 09 (DNA) – Ahmed Ali Sirohey, Ambassador of Pakistan paid a courtesy call on Brigi Rafini, Prime Minister Republic of Niger. During the courtesy call, Ambassador conveyed a message of greetings and good will on behalf of Pakistani Leadership, says a press statement here on Tuesday. Ambassador Sirohey briefed the Prime Minister on various areas of bilateral cooperation between the two countries. He informed about Pakistan’s food assistance program for Niger including arrival of two C-130s at Niger and PNS NASR carrying food assistance at Cotonou Port forRead More

Speakers at a webinar describe IOJK women as tortured segment of society 

MUZAFFARABAD, MAR 09 (DNA) – The Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK hosted an International Kashmir Conference on the occasion of International Women’s Day, which was addressed by the President  of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar Masood Khan, British and Australian parliamentarians, representatives of human rights organizations, lawyers and Kashmiri leaders from around the world. The speakers strongly condemned the atrocities being committed against women around the world, especially in Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir, where women are facing an unending ordeal of terror and trauma due to frequent abductions, sexual violence, illegal detentions and molestationsRead More

CCP issues show cause notice to Hyundai Nishat Motor (PVT) limited

ISLAMABAD, MAR 9 (DNA) – The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) while concluding an enquiry has issued a show-cause notice to M/s Hyundai Nishat Motor (Pvt) Limited for, prima facie, deceptive marketing practices in the marketing campaign for its new SUV, “Hyundai Tucson,”, in violation of Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010. The CCP took a suo motu notice of the advertisements published in print media and on various social media platforms publicising the ‘introductory price’ of Hyundai Tucson with a disclaimer, ‘for a limited period only’. In theseRead More

Pak tech startup raises $1.4 million to help Pakistani talent get global exposure

LAHORE/SAN FRANCISCO, MAR 9 /DNA/ – Pakistani technology startup RemoteBase, has raised almost 220 million rupees funding in its seed round of investment so that it can enable Pakistani software engineers and developers to get international exposure. RemoteBase finds, hires, trains and places Pakistani software engineers and developers in Silicon Valley startups. Famous Silicon Valley startups include Google, Facebook and Apple. This investment by Pakistan based Indus Valley Capital and US Billionaire Tim Draper in RemoteBase are considered to be a huge boost in Pakistan’s tech ecosystem since it reflectsRead More

Sadiq Sanjrani presides HBAC meeting of the Senate

ISLAMABAD, MAR (DNA) – House Business Advisory Committee (HBAC) of the Senate met here at the Parliament House on Tuesday.  The Committee, presided over by Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani, discussed in detail legislative business to be transacted during the 308th Session of the Senate. Besides legislative business, the session would take up discussion on current situation of important national and international issues.  The HBAC decided that the current session would continue for three days.  However, this would be the last Session of the current Parliamentary Year. The outgoing Senators wouldRead More