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Prices of cattle increase in twin-cities as Eid nears

Eid ul Azha

RAWALPINDI, 04 SEP, (DNA) – Risen prices of all sacrificial animals weeks before Eid ul Azha have kept the buyers at bay. With Eidul Azha approaching, the prices of sacrificial animals have almost doubled as compared to normal days. The price-hike has dampened people’s enthusiasm for Eid celebrations. Usually a month before Eidul Azha, the traditional business of sacrificial animals begins but the upward push in prices has disappointed the middle and lower-middle class. There are less number of animals brought to the city from various parts of the country,Read More

Bride killed over marriage dispute in Rawalpindi

Murder of 3 Peshawar girls being probed as honour killing

RAWALPINDI, 04 SEP, (DNA) – A bride was gunned down over marriage dispute in Rawalpindi on Sunday, police said. According to police sources, 22-years-old Amina had gone to a beauty salon in Bakra Mandi for a bridal makeover for her wedding. On her way out, the decorated bride was allegedly shot dead by her cousin-brother Zubair over dispute of her marriage. The culprit managed to flee the scene. The people present on the location called the police to reach the spot immediately. Police sources told DNA that the cause ofRead More

Chinese president Xi Jinping says world economic recovery faces multiple challenges

HANGZHOU, 04 SEP, (DNA) – The world economy is recovering but faces multiple risks and challenges such as insufficient growth momentum, lack of demand, repeated volatility in financial markets, and sluggish international trade and investment, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday. Eight years after the global financial crisis, the world economy is once again at a critical juncture, Xi said at a summit of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies, which opened Sunday in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou. The growth momentum brought by the previous waveRead More

Cultural harmony: Brazilian ambassador celebrates wedding in Pakistani style

ISLAMABAD: It was indeed a rare show of cultural harmony when Ambassador of Brazil Claudio Lins celebrated his wedding in Pakistani style. The function, which was sponsored by some Pakistani friends of the ambassador, contributed greatly towards strengthening of cultural relations between the two countries. The response from the Pakistani people to this wedding was also tremendous and everybody liked the idea. Following this particular event, there were a few other diplomats also who decided to celebrate their wedding in Pakistani style. And those who could not celebrate wedding inRead More

Christian Colony terrorist attack: 4 facilitators arrested

Peshawar terrorist attack

PESHAWAR, SEPT 4 (DNA) – Security forces arrested four suspected facilitators in terrorist attack targeting Christian Colony  from Mohmand Agency overnight. Forces arrested the accused in a search operation in Corona area of Mohmand Agency as they made headway in investigations into Mardan and Christian Colony attacks. The arrested include Shahid, Aijaz, Zia-ur-Rehman and Zia Muhammad. They have been transferred to an unknown location for further questioning. Security forces had foiled an attack in Peshawar’s Christian Colony on Friday, killing all four suicide bombers. A civilian and Levies personnel were killedRead More

Pakistan saddened over Bangali JI leader’s execution

Pakistan rejects blame of involvement in Uri attack

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is “deeply saddened” over Bangladesh’s execution of wealthy tycoon and top Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) financier Mir Quasem Ali for “alleged crimes committed before December 1971 through a flawed judicial process”, Foreign Office (FO) Spokesman Nafees Zakaria said on Sunday. Bangladesh hanged Ali on Saturday for alleged war crimes. The key Jamaat-e-Islami leader was convicted in November 2014 of a series of crimes committed during the 1971 independence conflict, including the abduction and murder of a young fighter. “The act of suppressing the Opposition through flawed trials is completely againstRead More