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“Hiden forces’ obstacle in way of IMF deal: minister

DNA LAHORE: PML-N MNA Javed Latif on Sunday claimed that so many “obstacles” are being put in the way of a deal with “global money lenders” that would save the country from default that “it seems unlikely it can be fulfilled”. The remarks by the senior party leader, considered a close confidant of PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz and a loyalist of her father, Nawaz Sharif, came during a press conference in Islamabad. On July 14, the IMF announced that its staff and Pakistani authorities had reached a staff-level agreementRead More

37-member Punjab cabinet takes oath

Bureau Report LAHORE, JUL 24 /DNA/ – A 37-member Punjab cabinet was sworn in at a ceremony held at the Governor’s House here on Sunday evening. Punjab Governor Baligh-ur-Rehman administered the oath to the ministers after their letter of appointment was read out. When Governor Baligh-ur-Rehman administered the oath, the venue reverberated with political slogans. The ministers are: Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan, Mehr Ijaz Ahmad, Siddique Khan Baloch, Muhammad Kazim Pirzada, Chaudhry Shafique, Malik Nadeem Kamran, Yawar Zaman, Col (retd) Ayub, Chaudhry Iqbal Gujjar, Mansha Ullah Butt, Tanvir Islam Sethi,Read More

Punjab: Fawad Ch, Marriyum barb wires

PML-N will begin ‘speaking against army’ in next few days, Fawad Chaudhry alleges Staff Report ISLAMABAD: A war of words between the PTI and PML-N erupted on Sunday with PTI’s Fawad Chaudhry alleging that the PML-N “has begun to speak against the judiciary, and over the next few days, it will begin speaking against the army too.” He further alleged the PML-N “feels it has made a big mistake by aligning itself with the establishment against Imran Khan” and now the party’s vice- president Maryam Nawaz will “seek to pushRead More

Security forces conduct operation against terrorists in DI Khan

Rawalpindi, /DNA/ – On 23 Jul 2022, fire exchange took place between troops and terrorist, in general area Draban, Dera Ismail Khan District.Own troops effectively engaged the terrorist’s location. However, during intense exchange of fire Lance Naik Mujeeb Ur Rehman (age 31 yrs, resident of Lakki Marwat) having fought gallantly, embraced Shahadat.Sanitization of the area is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area.

Punjab cabinet formation violation of SC order: Pervez

Bureau Report LAHORE: The speaker of the Punjab Assembly Ch. Pervez Elahi has said the formation of the Punjab cabinet is a clear violation of Supreme Court orders. He added, the apex court on Friday had categorically stated that Hamza Shehbez shall act as a trustee chief minister and shall not take any decisions other than routine petty affairs. Ch. Pervez Elahi made it clear the formation of the Punjab Cabinet thus was in clear violation of court orders. He feared a contempt of court notice may be served onRead More

Pakistan find late wickets after Chandimal helps Sri Lanka past 300 on Day 1 of 2nd Test

Dinesh Chandimal struck his fourth successive half-century to drive Sri Lanka’s total before Pakistan hit back with late wickets on Sunday’s opening day of the second Test at Galle. Chandimal, who hit 80, put on key partnerships including a 75-run fourth-wicket stand with Angelo Mathews, who fell short of fifty in his landmark 100th Test. Sri Lanka reached 315 for six when bad light stopped play for the day, with the hosts electing to bat first in their bid to bounce back from an opening loss in the two-match series. Wicketkeeper-batsman NiroshanRead More