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ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said that the national economy is put on the path of stability following the effective steps of the federal government, a press release said Saturday. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh made the statement while holding a meeting with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao in Washington.
THATTA: Strict security measures have been put in place in Sindh with regard to Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A.), said Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Kaleem Imam on Saturday. The Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A.) will be observed tomorrow (Sunday) across the country, including Sindh.
Barney, Mattel's iconic purple dinosaur is all set for his live-action flick. “Working with Daniel Kaluuya will enable us to take a completely new approach to ‘Barney’ that will surprise audiences and subvert expectations,” said Mattel Films’ Robbie Brenner. “The project will speak to the nostalgia of the brand in a way that will resonate with adults while entertaining today’s kids.”
Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, who has been appointed by the government to spearhead talks with opposition parties, on Saturday said that the opposition's refusal to come to the table points towards "a hidden agenda". Khattak was referring to the opposition parties' decision to answer JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman's call to band together and march against the government on October 31.
A Mushshak trainer aircraft belonging to the Army Aviation crash-landed in a paddy field near Wazirabad in Punjab's Gujranwala district on Saturday, security and rescue sources said. Both the pilots remained safe in the incident. The plane developed a technical fault while flying over Dilawar Cheema. According to sources, the two-seater aircraft had taken off from Rahwali Cantt for a training mission, with Capt Ahmad and an instructor on board.
OKARA: Punjab police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a man whose videos of torturing his nephews went viral on the internet. According to police, area residents shared this video with the police claiming that the man tortured his nephews over some domestic dispute.
Wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan is likely to be named as vice-captain of Pakistan T20 side, sources close to the matter revealed. Meanwhile the board is considering to appoint Babar Azam as vice-captain of the Test team, his name is also under the consideration for the leadership of the national ODI team.
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Economic Affairs, Hammad Azhar on Saturday said that Pakistan had targeted to complete all items on its Financial Action Task Force (FATF) action plan till February 2020. Pakistan will come out of grey to white List by the given deadline, Azhar said in his tweet, here today.
Speaking to ITV during the couple’s recent tour of southern Africa, she said: “Not many people have asked if I’m OK”. “Look, any woman – especially when they are pregnant – you’re really vulnerable and so that was made really challenging, and then when you have a newborn – you know?” she said, when asked how she was coping. Her comments come after the couple launched legal action this month against British tabloid the Mail on Sunday for an invasion of privacy, with Harry recalling the hounding of his later mother Diana.
Canadian singer Justin Bieber is being sued for posting his photograph on Instagram. Photographer Robert Barbera aka pop culture on Instagram filed a lawsuit for copyright infringement against Justin Bieber. The photo which became the reason for this lawsuit garnered around 4 million likes as of now. It was posted back in March. Barbera claimed it to be an “unauthorized reproduction and public display” of his work because no permission or licensing attempt was made before the upload.