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Motorway Police recover stolen car, arrest culprits

ISLAMABAD, 29 JUNE (DNA) – National Highways & Motorway Police recovered a stolen car, money and arrested 03 culprits in two different episodes. As per details, Islamabad Police sought Motorway Police assistance for recovery of a Corolla Car No. LXO-9090, Model 2000 stolen from I-9 Police Station area. An alert message was passed on to all the patrolling vehicles of NH&MP.  Motorway Police officers SPO Naeemullah and PO Muhammad Razaq spotted the suspect vehicles on Motorway (M-1) near Burhan and signaled to stop. The vehicle did not stop and tryRead More

Huawei ‘Perfect Selfie’ mode captures timeless memories

KARACHI, 29 JUNE (DNA) – Following the long set trends Huawei brings to its users such technologies which would bring joy along with ease. The most followed fashion for quite long now is taking “Selfies” on all occasions and happenings. With the “Perfect selfie” shooting mode of Huawei P8, the photo object and related beautifying effects can be preset and automatically detect the object to be beautified. The beauty mode is able to beatify all people in a group picture. The Huawei P8 can distinguish the owner of the phoneRead More

PIA, Etihad Airways announce new codeshare agreement

KARACHI, 29 JUNE (DNA) – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Etihad Airways have signed a code-share agreement which will provide travelers with enhanced connections between the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, and beyond. Etihad Airways will place its EY code on PIA flights between Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Abu Dhabi. In return, PIA’s PK code will be placed on Etihad Airways’ flights between Abu Dhabi and Islamabad, Karachi, and Lahore and PK code will also be added to Etihad Airways’ flights from Abu Dhabi to many of the global destinationsRead More

Two-third of Karachi heatstroke victims were homeless

KARACHI: Nearly two-thirds of the victims of a killer heatwave that swept Sindh last week were homeless people, the provincial health minister said Monday, as the death toll in Karachi reached over 1,200. The city of 20 million inhabitants is a sprawling metropolis with few green areas and has scant facilities for coping with intensely hot weather. Those living on the city’s streets have little access to shelter or safe drinking water, making them particularly vulnerable to the scorching temperatures. “About 60 to 65 per cent of the heatstroke victimsRead More

E-governance to ensure transparency in country

ISLAMABAD, June 29 (DNA): President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the federal and provincial governments to introduce e-governance to cut their expenditures and ensure early solution of people’s problems. While addressing a seminar on issue of “Accountability and Good Governance”, the President said, “corruption free society is dream of every individual, so corruption must be cured to ensure the bright future of Pakistan. He said influential figures involved in corrupt practices should be given exemplary punishment. The President directed the concerned departments to gear up efforts against corruption. Mamnoon Hussain calledRead More

PAT chief, Qadri arrives in Lahore

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri who reached Lahore on Monday morning was greeted by a throng of supporters and activists at Allama Iqbal International Airport. Heavy security arrangements were in place for the PAT leader’s arrival. Although the party earlier refused to accept Punjab police security cover, the provincial government has provided eight Elite Forces vehicles to accompany Qadri’s convoy. The cleric’s own car is a bullet-proof vehicle purchased for him by PAT leadership, according to an official communiqué. A 150-strong PAT youth force contingent willRead More