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March of the Flags continuation of Israeli terrorism, says PNC

The Council called on the international community, in particular the UN Security Council and the world’s parliaments, to stop “the Israeli madness News Desk RAMALLAH: Palestine National Council (PNC) has said that the insistence on organizing the so-called “March of the Flags” in the occupied city of Jerusalem is a call for the continuation of persecution, terrorism and aggression against our people in the city and its Islamic and Christian holy sites. In a statement issued by PNC Speaker, Mr. Saleem Al-Za’anoon, said  that Palestinian people, Muslims and Christians, areRead More

4 PAF officers promoted to rank of air vice marshal

ISLAMABAD, JUN 15 (DNA) – The government has promoted 04 PAF officers to the rank of Air Vice Marshal. The promoted officers include Air Vice Marshal Shahid Mansoor Jehangiri, Air Vice Marshal Kashif Qamar, Air Vice Marshal Asim Rashid Malik and Air Vice Marshal Syed Hasan Kashif. Air Vice Marshal Shahid Mansoor Jehangiri was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in May, 1991. During his career, he has commanded a fighter squadron, a flying wing and an operational air base. He has also served as Deputy DirectorRead More

SC restricts sale, transfer and allotment of Railways land

KARACHI, JUN 15 (DNA) – The Supreme Court in a ruling in the encroachment case said that not an inch of the railway land would be allowed to be sold. The Supreme Court in an order restricted the sale, transfer and allotment of any of the Pakistan Railways lands. The court in a written order after hearing of the case expressed its concern over an alleged plan to sell the railways land in Sindh. “The bench was informed that the federal government was reportedly planning to sell railway lands inRead More

IHC adjourns proceedings in Kulbhushan Jadhav case after govt’s plea

ISLAMABAD, JUN 15 (DNA) – Federal government on Tuesday asked the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to adjourn proceedings of a case pertaining to the appointment of a counsel for Indian spy Kulbhushan Jhadav. The attorney general of Pakistan represented the government during the proceedings and sought a delay in the proceedings of a case heard by a three-member bench comprising Chief Justice IHC Athar Minallah, Justice Aamer Farooq, and Justice Miangul Hassan. The IHC accepted the plea and adjourned the hearing for October 05. During the last proceedings, the courtRead More

IPS, UMT sign MoU to bolster joint research

DNA ISLAMABAD, Jun 15, 2021: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad and University of Management & Technology (UMT), Lahore to foster joint efforts in the areas of research, dialogue and publications on policy related affairs; especially IPS’ hallmark Understanding Africa program. The signing ceremony, which was held via video link, was attended by Ambassador (r) Tajammul Altaf, senior IPS associate, Naufil Shahrukh, GM Operations, IPS, Dr Mohammad Shoaib Pervaiz, HoD department of political science and IR, UMT Lahore, Dr Abeeda Qureshi, assistantRead More

UBG working to solve the problems of traders, industrialists

ISLAMABAD, JUN 15 (DNA) – United Business Group President Zubair Tufail has said that the current budget empowering the Income Tax Officer to arrest the taxpayer would not help in promoting healthy commercial and industrial activities in the country. And the trend of investment in the country will end, which is not in the interest of the country. He expressed these views while addressing a dinner hosted by former FPCCI Vice President Atif Ikram last night in honor of newly elected President of United Business Group Zubair Tufail and SecretaryRead More