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Monday, October 11th, 2021


Germany unveils first self-driving train

BERLIN, OCT 11: German rail operator Deutsche Bahn and industrial group Siemens on Monday unveiled the world’s first automated, driverless train in the city of Hamburg, billing it as more punctual and energy efficient than traditional trains. Four such trains will join the northern city’s S-Bahn rapid urban rail network and start carrying passengers from December, using the existing rail infrastructure. Other cities like Paris have driverless metros while airports often have automated monorail trains plying terminals, but those run on exclusive single tracks while the Hamburg train will be sharing tracks with otherRead More

NAB to give high priority to mega corruption cases: Chairman

Islamabad, OCT 11 /DNA/ -Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman, NAB said that NAB to give high priority to mega corruption white collar crime cases and would not spare all those who have after devoured billions of rupees of innocent Pakistanis through corruption and corru[pt practices. The NAB has no affiliation with any individual, party or organization but with the country and is performing its duties. He said that eradication of corruption has become the voice of the whole nation as it not only halts the progress of the country but also usurps the rights ofRead More

Governor Punjab Ch. Sarwar arrives in Brussels

Brussels, OCT 11 /DNA/ – Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar is undertaking an official visit to Brussels from October 11-14, 2021.On arrival, Governor Punjab was received at the airport by Pakistan’s Ambassador to the European Union, Belgium and Luxembourg, Mr. Zaheer A. Janjua and officers of the Pakistani Embassy. During his visit, the Governor will meet the influential members of the European Parliament, across the political spectrum, as well as Belgian Parliamentarians. The Governor will also have interaction with the members of Pakistani Community based in Belgium and media. Pakistan enjoys excellent relationsRead More

Top seeds entered into second round of CAS Int’l Squash Chips

AFZAL JAVED ISLAMABAD, Oct 11: Pakistan’s Tayyab Aslam, Farhan Zaman, Farhan Mehboob along with Egyption Karim El Hammamy and French Auguste Dussourd enterted into second round of Chief of Air Staff (CAS) International Squash Championship here at the Mushaf Squash Complex Islamabad. Twenty one foreign players from nine countries including Czech Republic, Egypt, England, France, Hong Kong, Russia, Serbia, Spain and Switzerland are taking part in the Chief of Air Staff (CAS) International Squash Championships for men and women which will be concluded on October 15th which organised by  Pakistan Squash FederationRead More

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia enjoy deep, brotherly relations: Tarin

ISLAMABAD, OCT 11 /DNA/ – Nawaf Bin Said Al-Malki, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia called on the Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue, Mr. Shaukat Tarin at Finance Division. Both sides discussed matters pertaining to mutual interest and agreed to further strengthen economic and business ties between the two countries. While extending a warm welcome, the Finance Minister Mr. Shaukat Tarin highlighted that Saudi Arabia has always supported Pakistan and the bilateral ties are rooted in centuries old religious, cultural and commercial links between the people of both the countries. Moreover,Read More

Balochistan crisis deepens as angry BAP lawmakers file no-confidence motion against CM Alyani

QUETTA, OCT 11: A group of disgruntled Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) lawmakers and their allies in the coalition government on Monday filed a no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Jam Kamal Alyani, deepening the months-long crisis. The no-confidence motion, signed by 14 lawmakers was submitted to the secretariat of the Balochistan Assembly, five days after the disgruntled BAP members decided to file the motion following the expiry of a 24-hour ultimatum given to Alyani by members of his own cabinet and other lawmakers to resign. Lawmakers including Saeed Hashmi, Jan Jamali, Mir Zahoor Ahmed Buledi,Read More