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London HC’s letter raises questions on NAB’s role during Broadsheet case


ISLAMABAD, JAN 15 (DNA) – The role of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has come under the radar in the Broadsheet case on Friday after a letter sent from Pakistan’s High Commission in London in December 2020 emerged today. According to a private television channel report, a letter of the high commission sent to the NAB, foreign ministry, attorney general, and finance division of the country via fax on December 30. It said that the UBL had warned them regarding a payment to the Broadsheet, to which the bank was conveyedRead More

PPP to Enhance Contact with Student Organisations, Sherry

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DNA Islamabad, January 15, 2020: Engaging in a group interaction with students from various organizations, Parliamentary Leader of the PPP in the Senate, Senator Sherry Rehman said, “ we are always very happy to meet with student leaders and youth associations who want to engage in constructive politics and build on democratic institutions . She said Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has always been keen to support student bodies, youth leaders and the PPP is committed to creating a culture of critical thought, progressive politics and openness for the huge youthRead More

Heavy industrial taxpayer dilapidated Mehran Highway needs repair


  By Nazir Siyal KARACHI: A heavy taxpayer Industrial Mehran Highway completely damaged and destroyed both sides due to road condition and incidents of loaded vehicles and blockage is routine. Since decade, the road heavily damaged at different locations and witnessed traffic block with heavy dust smoke in air, as well incidents of ditches occupied with drainage water. The Highway was build to improve connectivity to Landhi and Korangi, Port Qasim and Bhains colony via Shahrah-e-Faisal, Model Colony, Malir, Link road to the M-9 and Thatta dual carriage. Most taxRead More

China’s Goals for Wang Yi’s Southeast Asian Tour


BEIJING – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi initiated his Southeast Asian tour at the beginning of this week, after he closed a six-day tour of Africa the previous week. Analysts believed that COVID-19 vaccine cooperation would be a top priority of the trip, Wang’s second to Southeast Asia since the beginning of the pandemic. But vaccines are only part of his mission; implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative and regional stability are also major items on his agenda. So far, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Indonesia are the three SoutheastRead More

PM Imran directs IG Punjab to ensure people’s security

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LAHORE, JAN 15 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday directed the Punjab inspector general of police to take all possible measures to ensure the security of the people. Presiding over a meeting to review police’s performance and reforms, PM Imran Khan directed to resolve the public issue on merit. Strict action should be taken against those police personal who create hurdles in the provision of justice to the masses, he said, adding that no one is above the law. Chairing a meeting on reforms and performance of Punjab PoliceRead More

UN official calls US designation of Houthis as terrorists ‘death sentence’ for Yemen civilians


UNITED NATIONS, JAN 15 (DNA) – Senior UN officials have called on the US to reverse a decision to designate Yemen’s Houthis as a terrorist organization, saying the move will cause a large-scale famine in the Arab country already suffering the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. The call from UN’s Humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock, head of the World Food Programme (WFP) David Beasley and UN’s Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths were made Thursday at the virtual U.N. Security Council meeting on Yemen. Lowcock, a British economist, called for theRead More