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Departure of Dr. AQ Khan an irreparable loss for Pakistan: Khurshid Ahmad

ISLAMABAD, OCT 10 /DNA/ – Expressing great grief and sorrow over the demise of renowned nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan in Islamabad, former Senator and founder of Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) Professor Khurshid Ahmad extended his deepest sympathies to the bereaved family while terming the departure of the national hero an irrevocable loss not only for Pakistan and its people, but in fact for the whole Muslim world.In a heartfelt condolence message issued on Sunday, Ahmad said that his association with Dr Khan dated back to their studentRead More


Envoy lauds Pakistan’s ‘peace building’ efforts in Yemen

Pakistan is a peace loving country and is progressing at a good pace says Ambassador Motahar Alashabi Monitoring Report ISLAMABAD, Ambassador of Yemen to Pakistan Mohammed Motahar Alashabi on Sunday termed Pakistan ‘a peace loving country’ and appreciated its ‘peace building’ efforts in Yemen.   “Pakistan is a peace loving country and is progressing at a good pace,” the envoy said in an exclusive interview with News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan. MotaharAlashabi said his country and Pakistan were intertwined in shared bonds of religion, culture and values, enjoyingRead More


Funeral prayer of late Dr AQ Khan offered at Faisal Mosque

ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (DNA):The funeral prayer of Pakistan’s renowned nuclear scientist late Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan was offered here on Sunday at the Faisal Mosque. Acting President, Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani, members of the cabinet, legislators, civil and military authorities and a large number of people attended his Namaz-e-Janaza offered in the open ground under the light drizzle. He would be buried in the H-8 graveyard. Dr Khan, 85, breathed his last Sunday morning after succumbing to serious health conditions. He is survived by his spouse and daughters.


ICC adopts wait-and-watch approach on Afghanistan

DUBAI, OCT 10: The governing International Cricket Council (ICC) has taken a wait-and-watch approach on Afghanistan but will discuss the game’s fate in the country in a board meeting next month, ICC acting chief executive Geoff Allardice said on Sunday. Afghanistan risk isolation since the country’s Taliban takeover in August, with Cricket Australia threatening not to host them for a one-off Test in Hobart next month if the new government in Kabul did not allow women to play the sport. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has said it is committed to women’sRead More


Japan PM Kishida says has no plan to alter capital-gains, dividend taxes

TOKYO, OCT 10: Japan’s new Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, said on Sunday he won’t seek to change the country’s taxes on capital gains and dividends for now as he intends to pursue other steps for better wealth distribution, such as raising wages of medical workers. Kishida, who has vowed to rectify wealth disparities, had previously said reviewing those taxes would be an option in addressing income gaps. The premier’s new stance indicates his concern about jitters in the stock market caused by the prospects of higher tax levies. Kishida tookRead More


Die hearted workers real force of PTI success: Murad Saeed

PESHAWAR, Oct 10 (DNA):Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed on Sunday said that masses have fully trust on Prime Minister Imran Khan and die hearted workers were real force of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf success. In a statement, the minister thanked PTI workers for successful public meetings in Buner, Charsadda and Swat districts. He said that without any advertisement and invitation PTI held four large public meetings in four districts in one week and huge participation of people in these public meetings showing PTI would get two thirds majorityRead More