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Asif, Atta Tarar, Dar, Cheema, Anusha, Ahsan Iqbal, Abbasi may get ministries

Abbasi may get ministries

MQM also to get ministries; Tariq Fazal Ch also among the candidates; Oath taking may take place after Presidential election Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD: The prime minister is mulling names for the probables of the Federal Cabinet. Sources believe the 46-member cabinet shall be completed in three phases. In the first phase, which is likely to be completed within few days, will include Khawaja Asif as Defence Minister, Atta Tarar as the Information Minister, Anusha Rehman Minister for IT, Ahsan Iqbal Minister for Interior. Similarly, a few new faces shallRead More


ECP finally uploads election-related forms

ECP finally uploads election-related forms

Election regulator uploads forms almost two weeks after expiry of stipulated time Faisal Sheikh ISLAMABAD: After a prolonged delay, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has finally uploaded Forms 45, 46, 48, and 49, related to the February 8 general elections, amid allegations of massive rigging and tempering results. The election regulator uploaded the election-related forms of all the constituencies of provincial and national assemblies, almost two weeks after the expiry of the stipulated time. The deadline for publishing the forms expired on February 22. Last month, a senior ECPRead More


Ethiopian Embassy Islamabad commemorates 128th Adwa Victory Day

Ethiopian Embassy Islamabad commemorates 128th Adwa Victory Day

ISLAMABAD, MAR 5 /DNA/ – The Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Tuesday celebrated the 128th Adwa victory day in Islamabad in the presence of a large number of government officials from different Ministries and Armed Forces, Members of Parliament, diplomatic corps, business community, civil society, media, and above all Ethiopian Diaspora in Pakistan.    Celebrated with a national zeal and fervor, the commemoration day featured multiple events including documentaries on history of the Adwa victory of Ethiopia against the thenRead More


PIDE calls for uniformity in taxing cigarettes

PIDE calls for uniformity in taxing cigarettes

ISLAMABAD, MAR 5 /DNA/ – Health experts and anti-tobacco activists urge the government to harmonize cigarette taxes with WHO guidelines to protect the country’s youth from falling victim to smoking, a consequence of the current affordability of cigarettes*. Imposition of low taxes on cigarettes in Pakistan make them cheaper that not only increases the number of smokers every year but also smoking related diseases and health bill for the government. Dr Maleek Haider has an unending number of patients of smoking-induced ailments. “Most of my patients are poor and bread-winnersRead More


Two sessions a special window observing China’s development

Two sessions a special window observing China’s development

ISLAMABAD, MAR 05 (DNA) — Two sessions a special window observing China’s development, Gwadar Pro reported on Tuesday quoting Pakistani media.  “The coverage of two sessions gives you a very different perspective and this perspective tells you that how positively and how quickly and rapidly China is developing.  China is not only developing for itself. China is developing for all international community as well,” said, a Pakistani political analyst. “I have witnessed a lot of development in every single city of China and it shows that the Chinese government and its provincialRead More


Pakistan army stands firm with Palestine, condemns human rights abuses in Gaza

Pakistan army stands firm with Palestine

RAWALPINDI, MAR 4 /DNA/ – General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), Chief of Army Staff (COAS) presided over the 263rd Corps Commanders’ Conference (CCC) held at GHQ, today. Forum paid rich tribute to the supreme sacrifices of Shuhadas including officers and men of the Armed Forces, Law Enforcement Agencies and the citizens who have laid their lives for ensuring peace and stability in the country. Forum resolved that terrorists, their facilitators and abettors, working on behest of hostile forces to destabilise Pakistan, will be dealt with full might of theRead More