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Maryam Nawaz to make history as Pak’s first female CM: Sher Ali Khan

Maryam Nawaz to make history as Pak’s first female CM: Sher Ali Khan

FAISAL MUNIR / DNA ATTOCK, 24 Feb: Pakistan Muslim League (N) Member Provincial Assembly and former  Minister Punjab Ch. Sher Ali Khan has said on Sunday that Maryam Nawaz Sharif to make history as Pakistan’s first female Chief Minister.Brave and unafraid Maryam Nawaz Sharif will prove to be the best Chief Minister for Punjab, She will take all the possible steps to bring relief to the people of Punjab. He said that PML(N) Quaid Mian Nawaz Sharif has made a prudent decision by nominating Mian Shahbaz Sharif as the PrimeRead More


PML-N’s Malik Ahmed Khan gets 224 votes to become new Punjab Assembly speaker

PML-N's Malik Ahmed Khan

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Malik Ahmed Khan on Saturday was elected as a new speaker of the Punjab Assembly after securing 224 votes. Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) candidate Ahmad Khan Bhachar bagged 96 votes, while two votes were rejected out of the total 322 ballots cast during the polling. The Punjab Assembly session to elect the House’s speaker and deputy speaker kicked off this evening after a delay of one-and-a-half hours as the protests inside and outside the legislative marred the timely beginning of the meeting. The secondRead More


Ambassador of UAE inaugurates sculpture exhibition at Lahore museum

Ambassador of UAE inaugurates sculpture exhibition at Lahore museum

LAHORE, FEB 24 /DNA/ – Lahore museum organized a 10 day sculpture’s exhibition of more than 50 artists from all over the Pakistan today at museum’s main hall. The exhibition was curated by Restoration and exhibition officer of Lahore museum Mrs Arshia sohail .The exhibition was inaugurated by the Ambassador of United Arab Emirates Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi. The ambassador took keen interest in the outstanding work of the artists and hailed the role of Lahore museum for promoting the sculpturing art.He said that the artists highlighted the differentRead More


Voting underway for speaker’s election in Punjab Assembly

Voting underway for speaker's election in Punjab Assembly

LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly session to elect the House’s speaker and deputy speaker kicked off on Saturday after a delay of one-and-a-half hours as the protests inside and outside the legislative marred the timely beginning of the meeting. The second session of the newly-elected provincial assembly, presided over by outgoing Speaker Sibtain Khan, saw members of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) chanting slogans against each other. A heavy police force and prison vans were also present outside the assembly to ensure the maintenance of lawRead More


England’s Shoaib Bashir’s bowling brilliance put India on ‘defensive’ approach

England's Shoaib Bashir

Spinner Shoaib Bashir emerged as the star performer for England in the gripping contest between England and India on the second day of the fourth Test in Ranchi on Saturday. The rookie off-spinner showcased his prowess by claiming four crucial wickets, putting India on the defensive at 219-7 by the end of the day’s play. Bashir’s impressive bowling display unfolded during a marathon spell of 31 overs, delivered without a break over three sessions. His relentless efforts rattled the Indian batting lineup in response to England’s first-innings total of 353.Read More


High production cost a real threat to SMEs, economy: APBF

High production cost a real threat to SMEs, economy: APBF

DNA ISLAMABAD – The All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) has said that ever-increasing cost of production in the country is the real threat to small-scale businesses (SMEs), as frequent upward revisions in policy rate and continuous fluctuations in rupee against dollar are posing further threat to the economy. APBF President Syed Maaz Mahmood observed that the aggressive economic measures, high borrowing rates, inflation, oppressive taxation and unstable currency have been negatively affecting running businesses, many of which have closed their operations, while the remaining are struggling for survival. With aRead More