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I will hamper Ishaq Dar’s plans, PTI Chairman Imran Khan warns

PESHAWAR: PTI Chairman Imran Khan Tuesday warned that he will obstruct PML-N leader Ishaq Dar’s plans, saying that Pakistan’s treasury is being handed over to someone who had been an “absconder for the last five years.” Dar, who landed in Pakistan a day earlier along with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, will take an oath as the country’s new finance minister tomorrow.   Speaking during the Ulema and Mashaikh Convention in Peshawar, the former prime minister alleged that Dar had made a deal under National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) before returning to Pakistan.  “It is unfortunateRead More

UAE ambassador visits Institute for Art and Culture

ISLAMABAD, SEP 27 /DNA/ –  The Ambassador of United Arab Emirates, Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi, paid a visit to Institute for Art and Culture. Meeting was held with Chancellor Mr. Muhammad Faisal Janjua, Pro. V.C. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Khan and Registrar Brig.(R) Muhammad Safeer Vaseer. Cordial bond with UAE has also resulted in development of education in Pakistan. In the Guest of Honor’s Address to students and Faculty, he showed his profound interest in establishing the education sector. He also appreciated the education segment of Pakistan and showedRead More

CII terms Transgender Act 2018 ‘un-Islamic’

ISLAMABAD, SEP 27 – The Council of Islamic (CII) Ideology on Tuesday declared the Transgender Act 2018 as un-Islamic. The council said that many provisions of the Transgender Act are not in accordance with Islamic teachings. The council asked the government to form a committee to review the Transgender Act and the committee should consist of legal experts and religious scholars. The council said the Act could add to social problems in the country, adding that a number of provisions in the current Act are generally inconsistent with Sharia law.

Serena Hotels, Embassy of Thailand host a fundraising gala

DNA ISLAMABAD, SEP 27: Serena Hotels with the support of the Royal Embassy of Thailand organised a fundraising event to raise funds for the relief and rehabilitation for the people affected by the floods across Pakistan. The fundraising event was well attended by all walks of life, including members of the diplomatic community, corporate sector, and business community, where a troupe of performers from the Phattayakul Thai Music & Drama School presented a traditional cultural dance adorned in a beautifully crafted traditional attire, an affair originally staged for the RoyalRead More

India cracks down on Muslim group for ‘anti-national activities’

Indian authorities detained scores of members of a Muslim organisation on Tuesday, accusing them of violence and anti-national activities. The arrests follow a crackdown earlier this month on the Popular Front of India (PFI) in which about 100 people were detained. The PFI has condemned the detentions and related raids as harassment and held street protests. “This is nothing but prevention of the right to democratic protests against the central government’s witch-hunt targeting PFI and is quite natural and expected under this autocratic system,” PFI said on Twitter on TuesdayRead More

Pak-RoK tree plantation inauguration at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, SEP 27 /DNA/ –  The Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in its commitment to assist and encourage nature conservation held a Tree Plantation inaugural event in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, aimed at supporting Pakistan in combatting climate Change. The tree plantation activity held near the Shah Maqsood Interchange of the Hazara Motorway in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was jointly organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Forest Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Pakistan. The KoreanRead More