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Jokowi taps Andika as sole candidate for TNI commander

JAKARTA, NOV 4: President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has proposed that Indonesian Army chief of staff Gen. Andika Perkasa should succeed Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto as Indonesian Military (TNI) commander, as the latter enters retirement age on Nov. 8. The nomination was confirmed in a presidential letter sent to the House of Representatives on Wednesday, quashing all speculation that a candidate from the Navy (TNI-AL) might take over the reins of the nation’s armed forces. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, House Speaker Puan Maharani confirmed that the JokowiRead More

Azerbaijan recognizes Pak support during Patriotic War

Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elnur Mammadov says Armenian military forces carried out unlawfully indiscriminate rocket and missile strikes on Azerbaijan during the hostilities; praises Russian role during the conlfict Ansar M Bhatti in Baku ISLAMABAD: Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elnur Mammadov has said people and govt of Pakistan supported whole-heartedly Azerbaijan during the 44 day Patriotic War in which Armenian forces were defeated thoroughly and Azerbaijani areas were liberated from the Armenian occupation. The Dy Foreign Minister expressed these views during a talk with the Pakistani media people,Read More

China says Europe should not send wrong signals over Taiwan

BEIJING, NOV 4: Beijing hit back Thursday against a US report on China’s expansion of its nuclear arsenal, calling it “full of prejudice”, and accused Washington of overhyping the threat. The Chinese foreign ministry’s comments came after the Pentagon said that China was growing its nuclear weapons much more quickly than anticipated, narrowing the gap with the United States. The US report said China could have 700 deliverable nuclear warheads by 2027, and top 1,000 by 2030 — an arsenal two-and-a-half times the size of what the Pentagon predicted only a year ago.Read More

Sirajul Haq announces protest rally at D-Chowk on Nov 28

FAISALABAD , NOV 04 :  Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq has announced to stage protest rally at D-Chowk in Islamabad on November 28. Talking to media in Faisalabad on Thursday, he asked the 3.4 million unemployed youth to converge at the federal capital’s D-Chowk for a protest rally. The JI chief said that Prime Minister Imran Khan should have mentioned 10 million jobs in his address, adding that we have asked the 3.4 million unemployed youth to come to Islamabad on November 28. “We will hold a protest march atRead More

Punjab announces 100,000 jobs in govt departments

LAHORE, NOV 04 (DNA) – In a big development, Punjab Cheif Minister Usman Buzdar on Thursday approved to fill 100,000 vacancies in various government departments across the province. This was announced by Punjab government spokesperson Hasaan Khawar. Addressing a press conference, Hasaan Khawar said that the CM Usman Buzdar has approved to fill 33,000 vacant posts in the School Education Department, 2,600 vacant jobs in the Higher Education Department (HED), 3,500 CTIs posts, and 4,000 vacant posts of Prisons Departments. He said that 16000 vacant posts would be filled inRead More

Buzdar approves initial summary to remove TLP’s proscribed status

LAHORE , NOV 04 : Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has approved the initial summary to remove Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan’s (TLP) proscribed status on Thursday. This comes after several weeks of clashes with the banned party, TLP and Prime Minister Imran Khan government had reached an agreement on Sunday. Earlier today, the Punjab home department had sent a summary to Chief Minister Usman Buzdar for the revocation of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) s proscribed status. The Punjab Cabinet Committee on Law and Order had devised a plan to take theRead More