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Naeem-ul-Haq reckons godfather will be dethroned



  • Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founding member Naeem-ul-Haq, in a statement, on Friday reckoned that godfather, referring to Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif, will soon be dethroned and sent to a prison cell in Rawalpindi's Adiala jail.

Pakistan Navy concludes rescue and relief efforts in Sri Lanka



  • After efficaciously completing its four days rescue, relief and rehabilitation operations to allay the aftermath of recent floods and mudslides in severe monsoon hit Sri Lanka, that has tolled on over 201, over 100 missing, 600,000 displaced, Pakistan Navy (PN) ship Zulfiquar left for Pakistan on Friday; an official statement said.

Another 500 kV Dadu-Guddu transmission line stands energised: NTDC



  • National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) spokesman, in a statement, on Friday said that NTDC engineers and contractors have energised another 500 kilovolt (kV) Dadu-Guddu transmission line (circuit-II) after rehabilitation work on 7 damaged towers.

IOK people raises Pakistani flags in anti-India demonstrations



  • In Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), people staged forceful anti-India demonstrations and waved "Pakistani flags" chanting 'pro-Pakistan' slogans, on Friday, to protest against the recent killing of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) top commander, Sabzar Ahmed Butt, and other IOK youth by Indian troops; Kashmir Media Service (KMS) reported.

Iran raises concern on obstacles in bilateral banking interaction



  • Iranian ambassador Mehdi Honardoost called on National Security Adviser (NSA) Lieutenant General (R) Nasser Khan Janjua on Friday, whereat Mehdi raised the issue, Iran is facing, regarding interaction between the banking sectors of the two countries, which Mehdi added is a huge obstacle in the path of enhancing the volume of bilateral trade; an official statement said.

Lachrymose India resorts to unprovoked LOC fire



  • Unable to digest widespread 'anti-India' and 'pro-Pakistan' protests across the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), all day long on Friday, lachrymose Indian troops resorted to 'unprovoked' firing along the Line of Control (LOC) in Nezapir sector, injuring two civilians who had been living peacefully in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).