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RAWALPINDI: Paying rich tribute to the scientists and engineers who transformed Pakistan into a nuclear state, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major Gen Babar Iftikhar said that the country had restored balance of power in the region on May 28, 1998, ARY News reported citing ISPR. In his tweet on the eve of ‘Youm-e-Takbir’, DG ISPR said that on this day in 1998, Pakistan had successfully established credible minimum nuclear deterrence.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has chaired an important meeting to review the latest developments in the investigation of the PIA plane crash, ARY News reported. PIA, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) officials and federal ministers attended the meeting. The authorities briefed Prime Minister Imran Khan on the PIA plane that crashed in Karachi’s Model Colony on May 22.
India has allowed around 300 of its nationals, currently in Pakistan, to return after both the countries eased lockdown restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. The Indian nationals will return via Wagah-Attari border, which will be reopened on Saturday. Around 80 Kashmiri students are also among those leaving for India. These students were studying at different educational institutions in Lahore.
Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan. ? Geo.tv/File Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Thursday said that the inquiry report of the PIA plane crash ? due to which the nation lost 97 souls ? will be presented in parliament on June 22. "There must be no confusion in anyone's minds that there will be an attempt to save anyone or implicate anyone deliberately," he promised.
NEW DELHI: India has witnessed its hottest May day in nearly two decades with temperatures in places reaching 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit). Scorching weather is a growing menace in the world's second-most populous nation, and the United Nations warned this week that the coronavirus pandemic increased the associated health risks.
LAHORE: In his message on the occasion of Youm-e-Takbeer, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif said former premier Nawaz Sharif displayed ?decisive? leadership and made the country?s defence invincible. ?Youm-e-Takbeer: A day when Pakistan emerged as first nuclear power in Islamic world.
Prince William went into discourse about the mental health issues that are faced by men Prince William despite being in the spotlight since a very young age, has struggled with fear and nervousness when it comes to big speeches and large crowds. Detailing his struggle with anxiety when it came to delivering important addresses, the Duke of Cambridge said his eyesight had been one of the key things that helped him overcome the issue.
In this handout photograph released by the ISPR on February 10, 2013, a Pakistani Short Range Surface to Surface Missile Hatf IX (NASR) is launched from a multi tube launcher in undisclosed location. Photo: AFP/File Pakistan is marking the 22nd anniversary of successfully conducting nuclear tests today. On this day in 1998, responding to Indian nuclear tests, Pakistan carried out five successful tests of its own in Chaghi, Balochistan followed by another one on May 30th in Kharan.
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court issued a notice to the federal government on Thursday in relation to the re-constitution of the 10th National Finance Commission. The IHC heard a plea filed by PML-N MNA Khurram Dastgir challenging the new commission, which was earlier finalised by President Arif Alvi. Barrister Mohsin Shah Nawaz Ranjha and lawyer Omer Gilani appeared before the court in today?s hearing.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. Photo: File KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Thursday confirmed that for the first time, almost 2,000 patients have recovered from the coronavirus and returned to their homes over the past 24 hours since the emergence of the pandemic in the province. With 1,924 people who recovered from the deadly infection, the total number of recoveries so far bumped up to 11,190, Shah said.