Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

JUNE – 2018

Pakistani private airline may launch direct flight to Baku soon

BAKU, JUN 19 (DNA) – A private airline from Pakistan has expressed an interest in starting direct flights to Baku, and currently negotiates with Azerbaijani side on terms and conditions of such cooperation, Ambassador of Pakistan to Azerbaijan Saeed Khan Mohmand told.

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with religious zeal, fervor in twin cities

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 18 (DNA): Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated with religious zeal and fervor in the twin-cities and across the country.The day dawned with special prayers for peace, progress and prosperity of the country at Masajid. Eid is an Arabic term meaning “festivity” or “celebration” while Fitr means “to break the fast”.Big Eid congregations were held at open places, mosques and eidgahs in all major cities and towns. The Ulema in their sermons highlighted the significance and philosophy of Eid-ul-Fitr.

President Mamnoon Hussain to visit Tajikistan on June 19

ISLAMABAD, JUN 18 (DNA) – At the invitation of President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, President Mamnoon Hussain will pay an official visit to Tajikistan on 19 June 2018.He will also participate in the High-Level International Conference on International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028, to be held on 20 June 2018 in Dushanbe. This will be the President’s first visit to Tajikistan.

World Cup holders Germany crash to Mexico defeat

MOSCOW, JUN 18 (DNA) – Defending champions Germany crashed to the first defeat in their opening game of a World Cup since 1982 as Hirving Lozano’s clinical finish earned Mexico a shock 1-0 victory on Sunday.The highly-rated PSV Eindhoven forward struck the winner on 35 minutes after a blistering counter-attack at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow as Mexico beat Germany for just the second time in history.

Scrutiny of nomination papers for NA-53: Babar Awan to defend Imran before RO today

ISLAMABAD, JUN 18 (DNA) – Advocate Babar Awan will represent Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan before returning officer today (Monday) for scrutiny of nomination papers for NA-53.The PTI chairman has also been ordered to submit a reply over objections raised against his candidacy.Other politicians contesting from NA-53 include PML-N’s Barrister Zafarullah, Mehtab Abbasi and PTI’s Ilyas Meherbaan among others.

Army Chief Gen. Bajwa spends Eid day with troops

RAWALPINDI, JUN 16 (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent Eid day with troops along Line of Control.COAS offered Eid Prayer and prayed for peace and prosperity of Pakistan. Talking to troops, COAS lauded their commitment, high morale and devotion for defence of the motherland. COAS said that as soldiers we should be proud of celebrating such festivities away from our homes and dear ones   for being on duty for security of our country and fellow countrymen.

Celebrities wish Eid to Muslims celebrating around the world

KARACHI, JUN 16 (DNA) –  T.V celebrities, Cricket players, hosts, and movie stars extended the warm wishes for a prosperous Eid ul Fitr to Muslims celebrating around the world.From Shahid Afridi to Shah Rukh Khan, Celebrities took to Twitter today to wish Muslims around the world on this auspicious occasion of Eid ul Fitr.