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RSS ideology main hurdle in normalising ties: Imran tells Indian media

TASHKENT, JUL 16  (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday snubbed Indian media saying the Indian Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideology was the main hurdle in normalisation of ties with Pakistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on a two-day visit to Uzbekistan to participate in a conference on ‘Central and South Asia Regional Connectivity, challenges and opportunities’, gave a befitting reply to an Indian journalist from faring media  who asked him how the peace could prevail in the region. PM Khan retorted Pakistan wanted to live like civilizedRead More

Govt taking steps to address issue of circular debt: NA informed

ISLAMABAD, JUL 16 (DNA) – The National Assembly was informed on Friday that the government is taking steps to address the issue of circular debt. Parliamentary Secretary for Commerce Aliya Hamza Malik told the house during question hour that we are entering into inexpensive agreements with the IPPs. She said the government has reduced line losses and significantly enhanced the recoveries. She said a relief of 50.69 billion rupees was provided on account of payment of electricity bills of small and medium enterprises after the breakout of COVID-19. Responding toRead More

Pakistan participates in famous Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk

MINSK: The Embassy of Pakistan, Minsk in collaboration with the Museum of History of Private Collections held the opening ceremony of the Art/Photographic Exhibition “Treasures of Pakistan” by on 15 July at 1400 hours. Around 70 Art pieces and photographs by Pakistan’s renowned Artist Jimmy Engineer and photographer Hamid Hussain are being showcased in the exhibition organized in the framework of XXX International Festival of Arts “Slavianski Bazar in Vitebsk” which will continue to be opened for the general public till 31 July 2021. Around seventy guests hailing from differentRead More

Entry tests for MPhil/Ph.D. at ICCBS-UoK on July 18

KARACHI, JUL 16 (DNA) – The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) will conduct the ‘entrance test’ on its premises on Sunday (July 18) to induct students in its internationally famous MPhil & Ph.D. Degree Programme-2021. Spokesman of the ICCBS – University of Karachi on Friday said, “The test will start at 10:00 am at the Prof. Salimuzzaman Siddiqui Auditorium and L.E.J. National Science Information Center, University of Karachi.” All the candidates will have to report at 09:20 am along with their Admit CardRead More

Russian plane found after hard landing in Siberia, survivors confirmed

MOSCOW – A Russian passenger plane that disappeared from radars earlier on Friday in Siberia was found after it made a hard landing, the emergencies ministry said. The ministry said there were survivors among the 17 people thought to be on board the Antonov An-28 passenger plane. It did not say how many. The reports come less than two weeks after a similar aircraft, an Antonov An-26, crashed into a cliff in poor visibility conditions on the remote Kamchatka peninsula in Russia’s far east, killing all 28 people on board. An Antonov-28, the same type of plane that has gone missingRead More

Mango Food Festival attracts mango enthusiasts

The three-day festival was inaugurated at Pearl-Continental Hotel Rawalpindi Islamabad, JUL 16 – /DNA/ – The three-day Mango Food Festival is being held at Pearl-Continental Hotel Rawalpindi on Thursday, 15th July 2021. The festival was inaugurated by the Pearl-Continental Hotel Rawalpindi’s General Manager Mr. Rashid Rauf Banday, along with Mr. Ahmed Nadeem Brand Activation Manager, Telenor and food lovers from across the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The festival features a wide variety of mango specialities including Mango Salads, Mango Desserts, Mango Chaat, Mango Sandwiches with Mango Bread, Live MangoRead More