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At least 129 killed, hundreds more injured in Colombo Easter Sunday blasts

COLOMBO: (DNA) – Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed about 129 people and wounded more than 400, a hospital director and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.In just one church, St. Sebastian’s in Katuwapitiya, north of Colombo, more than 50 people had been killed, a police official told Reuters, with pictures showing bodies on the ground, blood on the pews and a destroyed roof.

PM Imran Khan to inaugurate Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme in Quetta

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Sunday will inaugurate the Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme projects during his visit to Quetta before leaving for a two-day maiden visit to Iran.Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal and other senior officials will receive the PM at the airport.The premier will also meet the bereaved Hazara families and offer his condolences on the deaths of their loved ones in last week’s Hazarganji blast that claimed 22 lives.Later, PM Khan will preside over important meetings scheduled to analyse peace and security situation in the province, and development projects.

PM inaugurates Radiation and Oncology services at SKMCH, Peshawar

PESHAWAR, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated Radiation and Oncology services at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital (SKMCH) in Peshawar on Friday afternoon.He also went around different sections of the hospital and inquired about the health of patients including those from Afghanistan.Imran Khan expressed satisfaction over the facilities available at the hospital.Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman and Chief Minister Mahmood Khan were also present on the occasion.

FBR detects another bank account involved in transaction worth Rs 37 crores

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Thursday has traced another bank account involved in transaction of Rs37 crores in three years.According to the officials, the account is on the name of Nusrat Bhutto Colony’s resident Mohammad Ibrahim. However, the suspect has provided wrong address.On April 11, the board had detected transaction of more than Rs8 billion through six benami bank accounts in Karachi and lodged cases against four traders.

Third Meeting of Advisory Council on Foreign Affairs held in Islamabad

Tareen attends PTI, Punjab cabinet meetings despite of Qureshi’s reservations

LAHORE (DNA) – Despite of strong reservations expressed by Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi on April 1 over participation of Jahangir Khan Tareen in official government meetings, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) stalwart has attended meetings of the Punjab cabinet and PTI parliamentary party in Lahore.The meetings were chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan during his visit to Lahore.Differences between Tareen and FM Qureshi came to surface when Qureshi asked him to refrain himself from participating in the official meetings.

Ambassador Kobler shares farewell message with heavy heart

Ambassador Kobler shares farewell message with heavy heart

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – German Ambassador to Pakistan Martin Kobler who won the hearts of many Pakistanis said he is leaving the country with a sad heart but will be back in the country as an ordinary tourist.The ambassador who had announced his retirement last month held a farewell brunch on Monday to celebrate his two-year-long stay in Pakistan.Taking to Twitter, the diplomat shared, “What a memorable farewell brunch with my friends and colleagues!! Thank you all for so much love!! gave my farewell speech with heavy heart.

PM Sectt catches fire; rescue work in progress

ISLAMABAD (DNA)– The Prime Minister Secretariat caught fire on Monday at the 6th floor.It may be mentioned here that the Prime Minister was chairing a high level meeting when the 6th floor caught fire due to short circuit.The Adviser to Prime Minister Nadeem Afzal Chan told media that the PM was informed about fire incident during the meeting the Prime Minister continued with the meeting till it ended according to schedule.The fire brigade immediately rushed to the spot and carried out rescue work.The building was immediately got vacated by the security staff.