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NAB summons Shahzad Akbar for possessing assets beyond means

ISLAMABAD, Oct 15 (DNA): National Accountability Bureau (NAB) hassummoned former special assistant to the prime minister onaccountability, Mirza Shahzad Akbar, on October 21. The NAB Lahore sent a questionnaire containing 22 questions to ShahzadAkbar. In the questionnaire, he was asked about his length of service asa Special Assistant and his responsibilities. Other questions wereincluding his role in the sugar case’s inquiry, how many meetings wereheld regarding the inquiry, and what were official instructions given tohim regarding the sugar scandal. Akbar has been called on by NAB in the case pertainingRead More

World extends condolences over deadly coal mine blast in Türkiye

ANKARA, OCT 15: Türkiye received messages of condolence from around the world on Saturday over a coal mine blast that killed 41 people. Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a condolence message to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for those who lost their lives in the explosion in the mine quarry in the northern Bartın province. According to a written statement from Kremlin, Putin said: “Please accept our deepest condolences regarding the tragic consequences of the accident that took place in the mining pit in Bartın.” Putin conveyed his sadness and support to the families and relatives of theRead More

Pakistan has most secure nuclear command and control systems: Imran Khan

Says Biden’s statement belies govt’s claims of a ‘reset’ ties with US My greatest worry is govt compromising national security: Khan ISLAMABAD, OCT 15 /DNA/ – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan categorically stated that Pakistan has one of the most secure nuclear command and control systems’ unlike the US which has been involved in wars across the world. In a tit-for-tat response to the US President Joe Biden’s controversial statement pertaining to Pakistani’s nuclear programme, PTI Chairman on Saturday said that the US President’s controversial statement clearly reflected theRead More

Women’s Asia Cup final: India thrash Sri Lanka to win 7th title

SYLHET, OCT 15 – The Indian women’s cricket team has become the Asia Cup 2022 champion for the seventh time as they continued their dominance in the tournament. The Indian team registered a cakewalk win over Sri Lanka in the final of the 2022 edition by 8 wickets. For her brilliant performance with the ball, Renuka Singh Thakur has won the man of the match award, while Deepti Sharma has been named the Player of the tournament for her all-round show during the tournament. In the final match, the SriRead More

Pakistan to summon US envoy for demarche over Biden’s nukes remark: FM Bilawal

ISLAMABAD, OCT 15: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday said that the incumbent government has decided to summon US Ambassador Donald Blome for an official demarche on US President Joe Biden’s remarks on Pakistan’s nuclear weapons. At a Democratic congressional campaign committee reception on Thursday, Biden said Pakistan may be “one of the most dangerous nations in the world” as the country has “nuclear weapons without any cohesion”. A transcript of the address, published on the White House’s website, quoted Biden as saying: “… And what I think isRead More

‘Is this reset?’: Biden statement failure of govt’s foreign policy, says Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan held Saturday the government of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif responsible for US President Joe Biden’s controversial statement regarding the nuclear programme, saying it shows the total failure of the imported government’s foreign policy. While the Foreign Office mulls an official response to the US president’s comments, the former prime minister took to Twitter and said this government has broken all records for incompetence. Joe Biden has alleged that Pakistan’s nuclear programme lacks “cohesion” and referred to the country as “one of the most dangerous countries”Read More