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Friday - March 31, 2017

Pakistan dispatches 10,000 MT rice to Sri Lanka

Staff Report

ISLAMABAD: As per Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s directives, the federal government dispatched, again, on Thursday 10,000 metric tons (MTs) of rice to drought affected areas of Sri Lanka.

Load shedding now four hours in urban and 6 in rural areas

Staff Report

ISLAMABAD: Water and Power Ministry in a statement on Thursday clarified that the unprecedented fall in the reservoir levels at Tarbella and Mangla dams has severely reduced electricity generation from hydel resources. (Full Report)
Interior Ministry refutes Rehman Malik’s visa allegations

Staff Report

ISLAMABAD: The spokesperson of the Interior Ministry on Thursday strongly contradicted the statement of former Interior Minister, senator, Rehman Malik regarding the issuance of visas ‘secretly’ to foreigners. (Full Report)
CCCC to build 300 MW power plant at Gwadar

Staff Report

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator, Muhammad Ishaq Dar on Thursday chairing Cabinet’s Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting approved, Water and Power Ministry proposal for authorising the Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) to award project for, establishment of 300 megawatts (MWs) power plant at Gwadar by China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) under rule five of the public procurement 2004. (Full Report)
China reminds of mutually beneficial Sino-US trade

Monitoring Desk

BEIJING (China): Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang reminded on Thursday that over the past 38 years after the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and the United States (US), the two countries’ economic and trade relations have grown exponentially, bringing tangible benefits to the business circles and consumers. (Full Report)
IOK to observe today complete shutdown


SRINAGAR (Indian Occupied Kashmir): In Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), massive anti-India protest demonstrations will be held across the territory, today, after Friday prayers to protest against the brutal killings of Kashmiri youth; Kashmir Media Service (KMS) reported. (Full Report)
Russian Colonel General Yuryevich visits North Waziristan Agency

Staff Report

RAWALPINDI: Russian military delegation headed by Deputy Chief of General Staff Colonel General Israkov Sergi Yuryevich visited Miran Shah, in North Wazirastan Agency (NWA) on Thursday; an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said. (Full Report)
Punjab Rangers arrests 57 in province-wide IBOs; Radd-ul-Fasaad

Staff Report

RAWALPINDI: In search and intelligence based operations (IBOs) conducted by Punjab Rangers, in Attock, Islamabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Shiekhupura, Lahore, Dera Ghazi Khan, Rahimyar Khan and Rajanpur, at least 57 suspects including 21 Afghan nationals were apprehended while a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered; an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said.
Pakistan executes another TTP terrorist

Staff Report

RAWALPINDI: A hardcore Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorist Tahir, son of Mir Shah Jehan, was executed on Thursday at Kohat’s district jail for his involvements in attacks on Bannu Jail and law enforcement agencies (LEAs); an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said; Tahir had confessed before the magistrate his heinous offences.
Pentagon announces air-strikes in Somalia

Monitoring Desk

WASHINGTON (United States of America): Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis, in a statement, on Thursday announced the authorisation by United States (US) President Donald Trump for precision air strikes against ‘al-Shabaab’ in support of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). (Full Report)



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