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‘All parties united’, says Marriyum

DNA ISLAMABAD, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Tuesday said all parties to the ruling alliance were “united” and there was no truth in the false reports about its meeting which was underway. “Speculations being made in some section of the media about the meeting of ruling parties are baseless and incorrect,” she said in a news statement. The minister regretted that the media started airing news regarding the meeting by attributing to leaders of allied parties even prior to the issuance of final communiqué. She said decisionsRead More


Defence ministry moves SC for holding elections across country on same date

ISLAMABAD: In a fresh development, the Ministry of Defence — responsible for allocating armed forces for the elections — Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking elections across the country on the same date. The ministry’s view is in line with the federal government’s stance, which has persistently opposed holding separate general elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The tenure of the National Assembly and the legislature of two other provinces — Sindh and Balochistan — will end later this year and the federal government wants the polls to takeRead More


Talks with the PTI: PDM parties fail to evolve a consensus

PPP in favour of talks, JUI, Bugti say Imran Khan is not reliable Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) parties failed to evolve a consensus whether to hold talks with the PTI or not during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, on Tuesday. According to sources, the PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari categorically stated that PPP was a democratic party and thus believed in talks with all political players. He added, the country was passing through a difficult phase that required all political forces toRead More


From Fiona James to Zainab: A journey of finding right path

DUBAI, APR 18: In a touching display of faith and inspiration, a well-known Tik-Toker from the Philippines, Fiona James, has converted to Islam in Dubai during the holy month of Ramadan. She has now taken the name Zainab for herself. Fiona James, who has been living in the United Arab Emirates for eight years, was moved by the call to prayer and decided to embark on a search for the right path. She received support and guidance from Pakistani TikToker Salman on her journey towards discovering the truth. With hisRead More


Serious Concerns among Criminology Degree Holders

DNA JAMSHORO/HYDERABAD, APR 18: In a joint statement, senior faculty member and field expert Hyder Ali Memon from department of criminology andprominent young columnist Muhammad Akhter says; recently Sindh public service commission announced positions for the post of “Inspector and sub-inspector” in the department of Anti-Corruption, Sindh. Therein, Very surprisingly instead of specifying a criminology degree as criteria of eligibility they have asked LLB as pre-requisite qualification for seems to be positions most closely related to criminology. However, Degree of criminology covers a wide range of courses includes; white collarRead More


RCCI inks contract with ANTH

Rawalpindi, APR 18 /DNA/ – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (RCCI) and Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital (ANTH) signed an agreement/contract to provide discounts to its members on various services. President Saqib Rafiq on behalf of RCCI and Col (r) Dr. Ghulam Mujtaba Abbasi on behalf of ANTH signed and exchanged the agreement documents. Under the agreement, RCCI members will get a discount rate facility on various Hospital Services at ANTH including executive clinic consultation, diagnostic services and Hospital Services (Procedures and IPD). Senior Vice President Muhammad HamzaRead More