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Fahd Haroon for creating indigenous digital platforms to harness youth potential

ISLAMABAD, Apr 14 (APP): Minister of State and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Public Communication and Digital Platforms Fahd Haroon on Friday stressed the need for local application development and entrepreneurship opportunities in order to harness Pakistan’s digital potential. Speaking at an Iftar gathering arranged by a telecom company, Haroon said that most countries relied on their own digital ecosystems, and Pakistan should follow it as this would encourage local application developments and entrepreneurship opportunities. He said that digital platforms were the building block of economic diplomacy andRead More

RPO inaugurates ‘Service Centre’ in Shujaabad

MULTAN, Apr 14 (APP): Regional Police Officer (RPO) Capt (Retd), Muhammad Sohail Chaudhary, inaugurated the ‘Service Centre at City police station Shujaabad here on Friday. City Police Officer Mansoor-ul- Haq Rana, SSP Operations Muhammad Imran, Rana Ijaz Noon, Rana Shehr Yar Noon, Mujahid Ali Shah besides civil society and others were present. RPO briefed the public in detail about the facilities available at the service centre. Earlier people had to travel a long distance to Multan to get these services and now it will be available to them at theRead More

In NA session, army chief says negotiations helped terrorists regroup

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir said Friday that negotiations with militants in the past helped terrorists regroup in the country. His remarks come as the nation faces a rise in terrorist activities, leading to the loss of precious lives. The army chief’s comments were reflective of the National Security Committee’s (NSC) meeting — which took place last week — in which the top military and civil brass decided that the recent spate of terrorism was a result of a soft corner for and reckless policy withRead More

Scuffle incident between two senior SC judges declined

ISLAMABAD, APR 14 (DNA) — The Supreme Court of Pakistan has denied the incident of a scuffle between two judges viral on social media. According to a statement issued by the apex court on Friday, reports of altercations or clashes between two judges are baseless and misleading. Any incident between Chief Justice Chief of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial and Senior Puisne Judge Justice Qazi Faez Isa during their evening walk on Thursday in the Judges’ Colony Park is strictly refuted, the statement said. This fake report has been carried outRead More

NA passes SC Review of Judgments and Orders Bill 2023

ISLAMABAD, The National Assembly on Friday passed the Supreme Court Review of Judgments and Orders Bill 2023 which aims at facilitating and strengthening the Supreme Court in the exercise of its powers to review its judgments and orders. Article 188 of the Constitution empowers the Supreme Court, subject to the provision of any Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) and any rules made by the Supreme Court, to review any judgment pronounced or any order made by it. The bill moved by MNA Shaza Fatima Khawja of PML-N proposes to enlarge theRead More

Gandapur’s handing over to Punjab police on ‘Namaloom’s orders condemnable: Imran

Warns division in SC to be a tragic ISLAMABAD, APR 14 /DNA/ – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said the judicial magistrate handed over Ali Amin Gandapur to Punjab Police on orders of “Namaloom” (unknowns) in sheer violation of the Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) order. In a statement on Friday, PTI Chairman strongly condemned the way PTI senior leader Ali Amin Gandapur was being treated clearly on orders of the “Namaloom”. Imran Khan said that despite IHC inductive order viz handing over custody, he was handed over to PunjabRead More