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Gilani thanked COAS for his efforts for recovery of his son

RAWALPINDI, July 11 (DNA): Former Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani on Monday thanked the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif for his efforts leading towards recovery of Ali Haider Gillani. The former prime minister along with son Ali Haider Gillani called on the COAS at the army’s general headquarters in Rawalpindi on Monday.Yousaf Raza Gilani and Ali Haider Gilani meet General Raheel Sharif, says a press release of the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). During the meeting, the former prime minister expressed his gratitude to the armyRead More

US ambassador Hale condoles death of Abdul Sattar Edhi

ISLAMABAD, JUL 11 (DNA) -: The US ambassador David Hale has condoled the death of Abdul Sattar Edhi. In his message he said “We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Abdul Sattar Edhi. His compassion for humanity was reflected in every aspect of his life’s work. He came from humble beginnings and saw great suffering around him in his youth, and used those lessons to help others. In the course of more than sixty years of philanthropy, he shaped charitable giving in Pakistan. With his wife BilquisRead More

Muzaffargarh woman hides lover in trunk, suffocates him

US jails Pakistani exporting military equipment

MULTAN: A woman who was having an affair with her cousin accidentally suffocated him in a trunk after hiding him there when other relatives woke up late at night, Married father Mushtaq Ahmed Baloch, 22, was having an affair with his cousin Rani Bibi, a mother of two, and came to her house at night while her family was sleeping, The noise as Baloch entered the house woke up Bibi’s father and brothers-in-law, prompting her to hide him in a large tin storage trunk in her room. She then placedRead More

Man held for torturing pregnant wife to death

SIALKOT: A man was arrested on Sunday for torturing to death his pregnant wife over some domestic dispute in Bheelowal village two days back. Police said accused Shahid brutally tortured his pregnant wife Tahira when she desired to go to her parents’ house. Consequently, his wife and the seven-month unborn baby died on the spot. The deceased woman was the mother of five sons and two daughters. The Cantonment police have registered a case against accused Shahid on the report of victim’s bother Shuja Ahmed. JOINS PTI: PPP’s stalwart ChaudhryRead More

India state aims to plant a record 50 million trees in a day

LUCKNOW: Hundreds of thousands of people in India’s most populous state are jostling for space as they attempt to plant 50 million trees over the next 24 hours in hopes of setting a world record. Officials in Uttar Pradesh have distributed millions of saplings to be planted across the state in a bid to get into Guinness World Records for the most trees planted in a day. India’s government is encouraging all 29 states to start tree-planting drives to increase the country’s forest cover as part of commitments made atRead More

Edhi’s politics of kindness

It almost feels as if our only chance at redemption is lost. Because that is what Abdul Sattar Edhi has been for Pakistan for a very long time: her unwarranted redemption. Our one chance to tell ourselves that, in spite of all of our faults and failings, some cosmic lottery of chance allowed for a man like him to be born in a land like ours. And yet, we are not worthy of him, but lucky for us, he didn’t seem to care about that too much. It is saidRead More