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Anti-Corruption Establishment arrests official of revenue department

DNA ATTOCK: The Anti-Corruption Establishment Punjab in a raid arrested an official of the revenue department in Tehsil Pindi Gheb for allegedly taking a bribe from an applicant. Muhammad Yousaf, a resident of Maira Sharif Pindi Gheb informed Anti-Corruption Establishment  Punjab’s Attock district office that he approached a revenue official (Patwari) named Ch. Saeed for mutation of sale of inheritance land but he demanded illegal gratification of Rs 22,000. The deputy director Anti-Corruption Establishment attock  Amjad Shehzad along with circle in charge Inspector Sanaullah during the campaign against corrupt govtRead More

In a bid to reinforce trust, PM Imran meets MQM-P, GDA leaders in Karachi

ISLAMABAD, MAR 9: Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Karachi on Wednesday, a day after the joint opposition submitted a no-confidence motion against him with the National Assembly Secretariat, and held a meeting with the leadership of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), allies of his government in the Centre. The premier was received by PTI and MQM-P members upon his arrival at the latter’s temporary headquarters in Bahadurabad. He was accompanied by Planning Minister Asad Umar, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Maritime Affairs Minister Ali Zaidi. TheRead More

Bilawal to host luncheon for MNAs tomorrow

ISLAMABAD, MAR 09 (DNA) — Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Wednesday invited all the members of the National Assembly to a luncheon. Citing the sources, a private television channel reported that the luncheon in the honour of MNAs will held at Sindh House in Islamabad tomorrow at 1:00 pm. Former president Asif Ali Zardari will also attend the luncheon. PPP Chairman has directed all party MNAs to ensure their presence in the luncheon. Sources say Bilawal will take party MNAs into confidence on the issue of no-confidenceRead More

Murad says four PTI MPAs votes Nisar Khuhro in senate election

DNA KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that four PTI MPAs, showing their `no-confidence’ in the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, cast vote in favor of PPP candidate Nisar Khuhro in the senate election held in Sindh Assembly on Wednesday, similarly the PTI MNAs would vote in favor of no-confidence resolution filed in the National Assembly by joint opposition against Prime Minister Imran Khan.This he said while talking to the media along with Senator-elect Nisar Khuhro just after the unofficial announcement of Senate results.The chiefRead More

Pakistan values China’s role in global, regional affairs: COAS

RAWALPINDI, MAR 9 /DNA/ – Pang Chunxue, Chinese Charge d’ Affairs to Pakistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, today. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, defence collaboration, progress on CPEC and regional security were discussed in detail. COAS said that Pakistan values China’s role in global and regional affairs and we look forward to enhance our bilateral relationship. He reiterated that all regional countries need to work collectively for enduring peace and stability. The visiting dignitary thanked COAS for special measures taken forRead More

MCC bans use of saliva to shine ball, ‘Mankad’ no longer unfair play

Cricketers will not be allowed to use saliva to shine the ball while the rarely used but entirely permissible “Mankad” method of dismissing batters will not be listed under unfair play in new laws approved by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Cricketers have used the age-old method of shining one side of the ball with saliva and sweat to help bowlers generate more movement in the air as it travels towards batters. The new laws make permanent a ban on applying saliva to the ball due to health reasons, implemented when men’sRead More