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The PML-N-Establishment ‘collaboration’; will it work?

Comment Ansar M Bhatti By selecting Barrister Gohar as the interim Chairman of the PTI, Imran Khan has strategically outmaneuvered his opponents, catching them off guard with a shrewd and astute move. The decision reflects Khan’s political acumen and ability to make calculated choices that go beyond expectations. The appointment of Barrister Gohar benefits Imran Khan on two accounts; first Gohar would immediately step down whenever asked to do so and Secondly, Imran Khan has strategically chosen to distance himself from the pitfalls of family politics, a move that seeksRead More


RDA declares four more housing schemes in Rawalpindi and Taxila illegal

RDA declares four more housing schemes in Rawalpindi and Taxila illegal

By Abbas Hashmi Rawalpindi: The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has served notices to four unauthorized housing societies in the garrison city. According to a spokesperson for the RDA, Hafiz Irfan, the four illegal housing societies include High Life City, project of SSJ Marketing and Property Adviser at Mouza Niko, Wah Hills at Mouza Ghari Afghana in Taxila and Amman Scheme at Mouza Rajar on Chakri Road. CDA Declares One More Housing Scheme in Islamabad IllegalFurthermore, sponsors have been strictly warned against the marketing of all unauthorized housing schemes in Rawalpindi.Read More


Nepra approves over Rs3 per unit hike in electricity price

Nepra approves over Rs3 per unit hike in electricity price

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) Tuesday approved a Rs3.07 per unit increase in electricity prices, applicable to all power distribution companies. In a notification, the regulator said: “The […] adjustment shall be shown separately in the consumers’ bills on the basis of units billed to the consumers in the month of October 2023 in the billing month of December 2023.” Nepra has notified the increase on account of variations in fuel charges, the notification mentioned, in a move that will impact millions of the electricity distribution companies’Read More


Pakistan, Mexico conclude successful 6th round of bilateral policy consultations in Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD, 5 DEC /DNA/ – The 6th round of Pakistan-Mexico BPC was held in Islamabad today. The Pakistani delegation was led by AS (Americas) Ambassador Mariam Aftab while the Mexican delegation was led by Ambassador Jose Tripp DG (Africa, Central Asia & ME) of Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The two sides reviewed the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and regional and multilateral developments. They agreed to further deepen and broaden dialogue and cooperation in multiple domains.


IED blast on Warsak Road in Peshawar leaves seven injured, including school children

IED blast on Warsak Road in Peshawar

SAID ALAM KHAN / DNA PESHAWAR: At least seven people, including three school children, sustained injuries, two of them serious, in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast on Warsak Road here on Tuesday morning. According to police, the explosive was planted alongside the road near a private bank and a school. The explosives blasted with a big bang as glasses of nearby buildings shattered by the explosion. Rescue teams and security personnel reached the spot within minutes and moved the injured to Lady Reading Hospital. The injured children are betweenRead More


Pakistan greatly values relations with Jordan, says Senate Chairman

Pakistan greatly values relations with Jordan, says Senate Chairman

Ambassador of Jordan to Pakistan, Maen Khreisat calls on Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani at Parliament House Mehtab Pirzada ISLAMABAD, 5 DEC /DNA/ – Maen Khreisat, the Ambassador of Jordan to Pakistan called on Chairman Senate, Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani today at the Parliament House. The discussion primarily focused on strengthening bilateral ties and addressing pressing humanitarian issues. The Ambassador and Chairman Senate delved into the current situation in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, condemning the Israeli actions and emphasizing the broader implications for the Middle East region. Chairman SenateRead More