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Dy Speaker’s ruling: SC seeks to wrap up case today

The hearing was adjourned till Thursday morning after the courts failed to reach a judgment Special Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court adjourned the hearing on the “unconstitutional” ruling by National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri to impede the vote of no-confidence against Prime Minister Imran Khan for the fourth consecutive day. The CJP had taken suo motu notice of the constitutional crisis that erupted after Suri disallowed voting on the motion, deeming it “unconstitutional” — a move that the Opposition said was a blatant violation of the Constitution. At the outset ofRead More

Propose dates for elections; President asks ECP

Khayam Abbasi ISLAMABAD, APR 06 (DNA) — The President’s Secretariat has asked Election Commission of Pakistan to propose dates for holding general elections within ninety days from the date of dissolution of the National Assembly, in accordance with the provisions of the constitution. In a letter by the President’s Secretariat, the Election Commission of Pakistan has been conveyed that clause 5(A) of the Article 48 and clause 2 of Article 224 of the constitution provide  that the President shall appoint a date, not later than ninety days from the dateRead More

Saudi envoy distributes ration, dates

Ambassador Nawaf also distributed the copies of holy Quran DNA ISLAMABAD, Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki on Wednesday distributed rations and dates among the deserving people. He, on behalf of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, also distributed the copies of holy Quran, translated into Urdu, Sindhi and Pashto languages. He, reviewing the shipments, said the Saudi government dispatched a great quantity of groceries in various areas of Pakistan for the vulnerable segments of the society every year particularly in theRead More

Financial disparities in Civil Service of AJK

Chaudhry Muhammad Latif Most of the financial policies of the country including AJK and GB originated, formulated and enforced by the Federal Finance Department, Islamabad. These financial policies are invariably adopted by the provinces, AJK and GB. As the Federal Finance department has no offices in the rural areas therefore they do not get feedback on their policies in rural areas. So they are not abreast of the difficulties and disorders generated by their policies in the rural and far flung areas of the country where the 80% of population lives.Read More

China’s Strategic Approach towards Middle East

Dr. Muhammad Akram Zaheer From 2016, China began to pay special attention to the Middle East. With its immense production capacity of industries, China is a primarily the world’s largest buyer of Middle Eastern fuel. Therefore, establishing closer ties with oil-rich Middle Eastern countries, most of which are allies of the United States, shaped the foundation of Chinese foreign policy towards Middle East. China issued an Arab policy document in 2016, shows that it would strengthen its ties with the countries of the region with the “Declaration on the ImplementationRead More

Putin: Ukraine behind ‘crude and cynical’ provocations in Bucha

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday accused Ukrainian authorities of being behind “crude and cynical” provocations in the town of Bucha as he spoke to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. “Putin informed (Orban) about the situation regarding talks between Russian and Ukrainian representatives and also gave (his) principled assessment of the Kyiv regime’s crude and cynical provocation in the city of Bucha,” the Kremlin said. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russian troops of killing dozens of civilians in Bucha, after images emerged at the weekend of bodies strewn across the streets following the Russian army’s withdrawal.Read More