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‘Police have surrounded my house,’ Imran Khan says fearing arrest

Lahore: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said Wednesday that police have surrounded his Zaman Park residence in Lahore — where he is currently residing — and expressed fears that he could be taken into custody. “Probably my last tweet before my next arrest. Police has [sic] surrounded my house,” the PTI chief said in a tweet. Khan was arrested on May 9 — the day when the country witnessed deadly protests — in the Al-Qadir Trust corruption case, but a court later granted him bail. Later, addressing his partyRead More

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia launch Road to Makkah initiative

ISLAMABAD, MAY 17 (DNA) — Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah held a meeting with Saudi Interior Ministry undersecretary Dr Nasser Bin Abdulaziz Al Dawood on Wednesday, to discuss various matters of mutual interest, including Pakistan-Saudi bilateral relations. The meeting, which took place in Islamabad, was attended by Minister of State for Interior Abdul Rehman Kanjo, Secretary Interior Syed Ali Murtaza, and other officials. One of the key topics discussed during the meeting was the implementation of the Road to Makkah project.  The project aims to provide Saudi immigration facilities for HajjRead More

Imran Khan won’t resist Zaman Park search operation against ‘terrorists’ if shown warrants

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that if the police come with a search warrant to carry out an operation at his Zaman Park residence in Lahore, he would not put up resistance against them. “I have just heard that 40 terrorists are hiding at my residence. Please do come here [but] in a civilised manner and don’t attempt to storm my residence,” he said while addressing his supporters from his Lahore residence on Wednesday. Earlier, an a tweet, the PTI chief said: “Probably my last tweet beforeRead More

Preventive measures protect from diseases: Health Minister

In his special message on the occasion of World Hypertension Day, on Wednesday, he said that today (May 17), awareness was being given across the world about hypertension (high-blood pressure). He said that a healthy lifestyle should be adopted to live a healthy life.The provincial Health minister said that the disease of hypertension was spreading rapidly in Pakistan. “In order to avoid hypertensive disease, we should reduce the use of salt and fat in food,” he said.He said that weight should be controlled in addition to obesity. Dr. Javed AkramRead More

3 day scientific conference concludes

3-day scientific conference concludes It recommended that the engineering technology programs should be given statutory status for appointment in government and private sectors.Speaking at the conclusion ceremony, Vice Chancellor, BBSUTSD, Professor Dr Rasool Bux Mahar said that engineering technology graduates are not given due share in job opportunities, therefore the international conference recommended that engineering technology programs should be given statutory status for appointment in government and private sector, he added.The VC urged that municipal solid waste can be used for the generation of renewable energy. In terms of utilizationRead More

Punjab Govt to expedite ICCI Industrial Estate project

Islamabad, MAY 17 /DNA/ – Punjab’s Industry and Commerce Minister S.M. Tanveer said that on his instructions, Punjab Industrial Estate Management and Development Company has identified four places for establishment of industrial estate by ICCI and stressed that the Chamber should finalize one of them to expedite the completion of industrial estate project. He said this while addressing the business community at the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). S.M. Tanveer said that promoting industrialization, enhancing exports, increasing remittances and development of agriculture will have to be focused toRead More