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PDM declares no confidence in SC bench hearing election case

LONDON/LAHORE: Maulana Fazlur Rehman, president of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), said Saturday the ruling alliance has no trust in the Supreme Court’s three-judge bench — headed by Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial — hearing the election delay case. “We have no faith in this court. PDM doesn’t trust the bench comprising these three judges,” asserts Fazl, who is also the chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), while addressing a press conference in Islamabad. The PDM president expressed his distrust after the ruling alliance — comprising 13 political parties — decidedRead More

Conspiracy against SC being launched from London: Elahi

LAHORE, Apr 01 (DNA): Punjab former chief minister Parvez Elahi said on Saturday the demand of the full court was laughable and the Supreme Court was facing conspiracy from London. He claimed that the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia had refused to give the guarantee of Shehbaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar to the IMF while saying the international community now understood that the current government was feeble and lacked support of the common people. He expressed a view that the global community was seeing the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf as theRead More

Azerbaijan wants to further improve bilateral trade with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Apr 01 (DNA): Azerbaijan considers Pakistan and Turkiye as its special friends and wants to further strengthen bilateral trade and economic relations with them. Azerbaijan-Turkiye bilateral trade is approximately USD 6 billion and Azerbaijan wants a similar trade volume with Pakistan that would be very beneficial for both countries. This was said by Khazar Farhadov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan while exchanging views with the business community during his visit to Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Saturday. Khazar Farhadov said that direct flights between Azerbaijan and Pakistan operated byRead More

DC Attock says free flour drive would be constituted till 25th Ramazan

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (APRIL-01): Deputy Commissioner Attock  Rao Atif Raza on Saturday while addressing the news conference has said that 3 lacs 36 thousand 205 bags of free wheat flour was distributed among the deserving people of the district at 32 points through a well organized manner. Responding different questions of the media persons, DC Attock told that free flour drive would be constituted till 25 Ramazan in compliance with the police guidelines of the Punjab Government. He said that the supply of free flour was launchedRead More

Three more patients diagnosed with coronavirus

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (APRIL-01): Three more patients including one from Attock were diagnosed with fatal Coronavirus during the last 24 hours, raising the district’s confirmed cases to 47,843.As per the latest data released by the District Health Authority here Saturday, the infected cases included 44,177 from Rawalpindi and 3,666 from other districts. Among the new cases, one of each case had arrived from Rawalpindi Cantonment, Gujjar Khan and Jehlum area. Presently, two patients were admitted to the Holy Family Hospital and one of each to the AttockRead More

PML-N cries foul to find unconstitutional way to avoid polls: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD, APR 1 (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Central Secretary General Asad Umar has made it clear that in reality, the PML-N did not have any issue with composition of the bench but the representatives of the government were making all hue and cry to find any unconstitutional way to escape the polls because verily elections are a political death warrant for PDM. PTI Central Secretary General, in a statement on Saturday, said that the PDM government especially the PML-N was targeting the superior judiciary was meant to build pressureRead More