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No one else to be blamed if a party abandons its ‘vote ko izzat do’ slogan: PPP’s Chan

vote ko izzat do

ISLAMABAD, Sep 16: In a veiled criticism of the PML-N, PPP leader Nadeem Afzal Chan on Saturday said no one else could be blamed for a party abandoning its slogan of ‘vote ko izzat do’ (respect the vote). The PPP leader’s statement comes against the backdrop of growing differences between the two parties — which were part of the erstwhile Shehbaz Sharif-led ruling coalition in the Centre — mainly on elections. Earlier this week, in a thinly-veiled rebuke directed at their former coalition partner, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari remarked that the timingRead More


Rabi-ul-Awwal moon sighted

Rabi-ul-Awwal moon sighted

ISLAMABAD, Sep 16 (DNA): Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman AbdulKhabeer Azad has announced that the Rabiul Awwal moon was sighted onSaturday, therefore, the Islamic month will commence from Sunday,September 17, and Eid Milad-un-Nabi would fall on September 28(Thursday). According to details, the announcement was made after a meeting of thecommittee presided over by Maulana Azad. Religious scholars from allschools of thought and weather experts attended the meeting. Besides this, meetings of zonal committees were also held in all bigcities of the country. Maulana Azad announced the sighting of the moonafter receivingRead More


JI Emir urges govt to reconsider its agreements with IPPs

JI Emir urges govt to reconsider its agreements with IPPs

ISLAMABAD, Sep 16 (DNA): Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Siraj-ul-Haq has urged thegovernment to reconsider its agreements with Independent Power Producers(IPPs) and, if necessary, take the matter to the international court ofjustice in the event of any hindrances. Addressing the “National Energy Conference” in Islamabad on Saturday, healso declared the JI’s intention to approach the Supreme Court tochallenge these costly agreements. The JI organized the conference which was attended by power sectorexperts, economists, and engineers. They highlighted challenges andforwarded recommendations. Haq emphasized the urgent need to complete the IP Gas Pipeline andexpressed disappointmentRead More


Situation at borders won’t impact elections: PM Kakar

Situation at borders won’t impact elections: PM Kakar

ISLAMABAD, Sep 16: In a bid to end the uncertainty surrounding the general elections, Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Saturday vowed that the interim government will not make any excuse for delay in polls. In an interview with the Voice of America ahead of his departure for the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, the caretaker premier affirmed that measures would be taken to ensure that the election process proceeds smoothly without disruptions and emphasised upon the commitment to upholding the democratic process in the country. “Elections will notRead More


IT Professional Nasar Hussain explores China Pakistan Study Centre at ISSI

IT Professional Nasar Hussain explores China Pakistan Study Centre at ISSI

ISLAMABAD, Sep 16 (DNA): Birmingham-based IT expert, Nasar Hussain Bhatti, Head of Project Proventeq (Limited), paid a visit to the China Pakistan Study Centre located at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) today. During his visit, Talat Shabbir, Director of the China Pakistan Study Centre, provided Mr. Bhatti with a comprehensive overview of the institute’s activities and objectives. The discussion also encompassed a range of topics of mutual interest. DNA


Indian soldiers’ deaths in Occupied Kashmir is outcome of conflicts: SFJ

Indian soldiers' deaths in Occupied Kashmir is outcome of conflicts: SFJ

MONITORING REPORT NEW YORK: Singh Pannun, General Counsel for Sikh for Justice (SFJ), stated on Friday that the killings of Indian soldiers in occupied Kashmir are not acts of terrorism but rather casualties resulting from the conflict with indigenous Kashmiri freedom fighters. In a video statement, he expressed that the freedom fighters are native to Kashmir and possess the right to freedom, akin to the right of the people in Punjab, including Sikhs who have the right to reclaim their homeland from what they view as unlawful Indian occupation. HeRead More