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Imran Khan says people will distribute sweets if army takes over

Imran says people will distribute sweets if army takes over

MIRPUR, 17 JULY, (DNA) – Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that people support those governments which work for their relief and welfare, unlike the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “Democracy in Pakistan is threatened by Nawaz’s monarchy and the people will celebrate and distribute sweets if the army takes over,” said Imran while addressing a public rally in  Islamgarh Azad Kashmir. He said that people of Turkey came in support of their government during an attempted coup in their country, because there was a strong democratic andRead More

Four members of a family shot dead in Rawalpindi

four dead in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI, 04 JULY, (DNA) – As many as four members of a family were shot dead in Dhoke Paharian, Adiala Road area of Rawalpindi on Monday. The deceased have been identified as Sher Afzal and his wife Asiya. One of the girl is Afzal’s daughter and other is his niece while the victim‘s another daughter Naila is reportedly missing. Relatives mourn killing of four family members. They were weeping at the scene and imprecating evil on those who have brutally killed their siblings. They also demanded early arrest the culprits.Read More

Rawalpindi city faces severe water shortage

RAWALPINDI, 07 JUNE, (DNA) – The water shortage is worsening in many areas of the city, including Pirwadhai, Khayaban-e-Sir Syed, Dhoke Ratta, Dhoke Matkal, Dhoke Hassu, Adiala road, Jarahi stop, Shah Khalid Colony, Raja Akram Colony, Faisal Colony, Fazal Town, Dhoke Banaras, Dheri Hassanabad and Sadiqabad, where residents are moving from one place to a series of places to get water for the domestic usage. “The tube wells in the area are supplying contaminated water due to which there is no drinking water for last three days. It is reallyRead More

US Pakistan F-16 deal and the rut of history

By Adnan Yousaf  US-Pakistan F-16 deal expired when United States refused to hand over eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan at the subsidised rate of $270 million and asked Pakistan to make the full payment for the aircraft from its national resources. Though Pakistan was in dire need of these aircraft for counter-terrorism operations, it chose not to pay $699 million for the aircraft which were previously financed through the US Foreign Military Financing (FMF) programme partially. And US, despite of knowing Pakistan’s need for these jets in the ongoing warRead More

Will empower every citizen of Kashmir by bringing new system: Imran Khan

BHIMBER, 19 MAY (DNA) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan said after winning elections, his party will empower every citizen of Azad Kashmir by introducing a system where National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will be independent and people at grass-root level to be endowed with powers by a functional local bodies system. He said this while addressing the PTI rally here in Bhimber Azad Kashmir on Thursday.  Continuing his speech, he said if came to power; his party will focus on devolution of power after ensuring independent accountability for all. Criticising theRead More

Teachers are the gatekeepers for the future, says Dutch Secretary

ISLAMABAD, 15 MAY, (DNA) – In the Netherlands, we have this quote that it takes a village to raise a child. The idea of teachers being a gatekeeper intersects nicely with this idea, as teachers are part of the community that can help raise and provide critical thinking skills to children. Without the ability to ask these critical questions, it is impossible for a society to advance, progress, and evolve. These remarks were made by Nanna Stoltz, First Secretary Political Affairs, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, during theRead More