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President confers Nishan-e-Imtiaz (M) on Malaysia’s royal navy chief

ISLAMABAD, SEP 12 (DNA) — President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday conferred Nishan-e-Imtiaz (military) on Chief of Royal Malaysian Navy, Admiral Tan Sri Mohd Reza bin Mohd Sany at a special investiture ceremony held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. The president adorned the Malaysian Naval Chief with the prestigious award in recognition of his valuable contribution to strengthening the defence ties between the two countries. Commenced with the national anthem and the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran, the ceremony was attended by Acting High Commissioner of Malaysia Deddy FaisalRead More


King Charles addresses parliament, heads to Scotland for queen’s vigil

EDINBURGH – King Charles called Britain’s parliament the “living and breathing instrument of our democracy” and pledged to follow his late mother Queen Elizabeth’s example in maintaining its independence in an address to both chambers on Monday. Charles arrived at Westminster Hall in London to a fanfare of trumpets with his wife Camilla, Queen Consort, for the address – part of a series of pageantry-filled ceremonies following the queen’s death on Thursday at her holiday home in Balmoral, Scotland, after 70 years on the throne. After the address, the new monarchRead More


Punjab will soon witness change in govt, claims PDM

LAHORE – Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Monday claimed that Punjab will witness a change in government as the uproar of the ‘minus-one’ formula continues. After facing a setback in the province, PDM has once again moved to form its government in Punjab. Moreover, in this regard, both the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) continued to make claims. According to PPP’s claim, the party has decided to go for change in Punjab, while Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) also claims to implement the plan soon. OnRead More


25,000 under Flood Relief Cash Assistance means a lot to flood-affected families: Shazia Marri

Islamabad, SEP 12: /DNA/ – Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety/Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Shazia Marri has said that an amount of Rs. 25,000 under Flood Relief Cash Assistance means a lot to the flood affected families who have lost everything. Despite unusual circumstances BISP has so far disbursed over 23 billion rupees among 946،813 flood affected families in a short span of time. She said that it is a matter of honour that the Prime Minister has selected Benazir Income Support Programme for the cash relief disbursement. The monitoring teamsRead More


Top eight teams will compete in National Women’s Basketball C’ship 

AFZAL JAVED / DNA ISLAMABAD: Top eight teams from around the country will be in action in the National Women’s Basketball Championship starting from October 3rd at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad announced by Pakistan Basketball Federation (PBBF) on Monday. According to the championship organizing secretary and Federal Basketball Association (FBBA)  General Secretary Ouj-e-Zahoor said that all arrangements have been completed for the successful five-day championship where top eight teams taking part in the event have been divided into two pools. .  He said that Pool “A” comprises defending champion PakistanRead More


Rana Shamim tenders unconditional apology to IHC in contempt case

ISLAMABAD – Former Gilgit-Baltistan chief judge Dr Rana Muhammad Shamim on Monday has tendered an unconditional apology to Islamabad High Court (IHC) in contempt of court case. In a surprising turn of events, Rana Shamim has submitted an unconditional apology after he alleged that former chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nasir attempted to influence a case against the Sharif family. In the apology, the former chief judge noted that he mistakenly wrote down name of IHC’s judge. I made this grave mistake, which I deeply regret now and unconditionallyRead More