Day archives: November 30th, 2016

Indian shelling forces AJK people to live in concrete bunkers

Indian shelling forces AJK people to live in concrete bunkers AAFP November 30, 2016 Related Stories NEELUM VALLEY: Residents in Azad Jammu & Kashmir are racing to build underground bunkers for the first time since the 1990s, frightened by what they say is the worst cross-border violence since a ceasefire was agreed in 2003. Months …

Panamagate hearing: PTI’s Naeem Bukhari alleges Shahbaz forged signatures on documents

Panamagate hearing: PTI’s Naeem Bukhari alleges Shahbaz forged signatures on documents Naveed Siddiqui — \ Addressing a five-judge bench, Bukhari said, “I dont want to say that Shahbaz Sharif forged Tariq Shafi’s signature but there is a difference in the signatures on the affidavit and the contract.” It is unclear what documents the counsel was referring …

Youth’s role must to boost NAB’s anti-corruption drive, says chairman

Youth’s role must to boost NAB’s anti-corruption drive, says chairman November 30, 2016 ISLAMABAD: NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry said organisations like NAB and other anti-corruption agencies have an equally formidable task in shape of corruption that we need to weed out.At a national seminar Tuesday on ‘role of youth in eradication of corruption’ organised …

Russia dismisses reports of joining CPEC

Russia dismisses reports of joining CPEC MOSCOW – Russia’s ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday denied the reports claiming that it is holding “secret talks” with Pakistan on the creation of China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC), or discussing the possibility of joining the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project with Pakistan. “Secret negotiations” between Russia and Pakistan …

UN chief: Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects under threat

UN chief: Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects under threat By Associated Press Published: 23:08 GMT, 29 November 2016 | Updated: 23:08 GMT, 29 November 2016  UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ban Ki-moon, whose 10-year tenure as U.N. secretary-general ends in a month, said Tuesday that the international community must make clear that it remains committed to peace negotiations …

Dutch parliament approves partial face veil ban

Dutch parliament approves partial face veil ban Law – pending senate’s approval – outlaws face veils, ski masks and helmets in some public places, but not the streets.France and Belgium have completely banned wearing face veils in public [RNPS]The Dutch parliament has overwhelmingly voted to ban face veils in some public places, a law the …

Massive rally begins honoring Fidel Castro

Massive rally begins honoring Fidel Castro By Associated Press Published: 00:07 GMT, 30 November 2016 | Updated: 00:07 GMT, 30 November 2016 HAVANA (AP) — The presidents of Mexico, Ecuador, Bolivia, Venezuela, Panama, South Africa and Zimbabwe, along with leaders of a host of smaller Caribbean nations, flew in to Havana to pay tribute to …

Ban on late comer

LAHORE: Special Assistant to Chief Minister and Chief Whip of the ruling party-the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N)-in Punjab Assembly Rana Arshad has imposed a ban on taking attendance of any legislator including ministers, parliamentary secretaries and opposition members who do not reach in time. This rule will not apply to Shahbaz Sharif as he …

Seminar: ‘Economy, social development suffer due to corruption’

The Express Tribune > Pakistan Seminar: ‘Economy, social development suffer due to corruption’ By APP Published: November 30, 2016 NAB chief delivers a lecture. PHOTO: APP ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry said on Tuesday that organisations like NAB and other anti-corruption agencies have an equally formidable task in the shape of corruption …