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PML-Z’s Ijazul Haq joins PTI after party merger

Ijazul Haq, son of former military dictator Ziaul Haq, on Sunday joined the PTI after merging his little-known party Pakistan Muslim League-Zia (PML-Z) into Imran Khan’s. The Election Commission of Pakistan had registered the PML-Z as a political party and allotted the “helicopter” symbol to it in August 2002. The PTI said the PML-Z chief met Imran at his Zaman Park residence in Lahore where he formally joined the PTI and also merged his party with it. His membership of the PTI is among several recent new high-profile additions to theRead More

Commissioner Rawalpindi Division inspects distribution flour to deserving

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (MARCH-19): Commissioner Rawalpindi Division Liaquat Ali Chatta on Sunday while inspecting the distribution system of free of cost flour to the deserving people in Attock has directed the Deputy Commissioner Attock to ensure maximum relief to the consumers particularly during the holy month of Ramazan. This was told by the Deputy Director Public Relations Attock Mr. Shahzad Niaz here on Sunday. During his surprise visit the the Commissioner Rawalpindi Division Mr. Liaquat Ali Chatta also reviewed the over all arrangements for supply of freeRead More

How limiting alcohol in Qatar changed football forever

By: Wali Mubashir Kazmi A Level 1st year Aitchison College The FIFA World Cup is the largest international soccer tournament in the world, held every four years and featuring teams from countries all over the globe. In the past, the World Cup has been marked by both intense competition and also by instances of hooliganism and violence. In an effort to curb such behavior, the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) implemented a ban on alcohol at World Cup games starting in the 1994 tournament. This ban has had aRead More

Iran’s President Raisi ‘welcomes’ invitation by Saudi king: official

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has “welcomed” an invitation from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to visit the kingdom following the reconciliation deal between the two countries, an Iranian official said on Sunday. “In a letter to President Raisi … the king of Saudi Arabia welcomed the deal between the two brotherly countries [and] invited him to Riyadh,” tweeted Mohammad Jamshidi, the Iranian president’s deputy chief of staff for political affairs, adding that “Raisi welcomed the invitation”. The two regional heavyweights announced on March 10 a Chinese-brokered deal to restore ties sevenRead More

Terrorists killed during Intelligence Based Operation in Chaman

RAWALPINDI, MAR 19 /DNA/ – An Intelligence Based Operation was carried out in the general area of Rehman Kahul, Chaman to clear a suspected hideout of Terrorists, linked with recent terrorist incidents including planting of improvised explosive devices in Chaman and surrounding areas. As a result of continuous technical Surveillance and Reconnaissance of the area, a location of the Terrorists was identified and Security Forces were employed to check it. Extensive search and sanitization was carried out in the area, and resultantly, a huge cache of arms and ammunition includingRead More

Govt should focus on the 800-billion-dollar market available in African Continent

KARACHI, MAR 19 (DNA) — Chairman of Pakistan Southern Africa Trade Federation Muhammad Rafiq Memon has said that the only solution to stabilize the country’s economy is to increase exports.   It is impossible to increase trade without diplomatic relations. Attention should be paid to the 800-billion-dollar market offered by the African region.   “Look Africa Policy” should not remain only on paper, something will have to be done in practical. If the Pakistani business community living abroad is represented in the diplomatic missions, our exports can increase many times. The consumptionRead More