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Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

 

Foreign Minister’s Participation in Open-Ended Extraordinary Virtual meeting of OIC Executive Committee on Palestine

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An open-ended Extraordinary Virtual meeting of OIC Executive Committee at the Level of Foreign Ministers, on ‘threats of the Israeli occupation government to annex parts of State of Palestine’s territory occupied in 1967’, was held today. The virtual meeting, called by the OIC General Secretariat at the request of Foreign Minister of Palestine, was attended by Foreign Ministers and representatives of OIC member States. The Pakistan delegation was led by Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi. The Foreign Minister’s statement noted with grave concern the framework agreement between coalition partiesRead More


Hearing against Meesha Shafi defamation suit adjourned till June 22

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LAHORE (Dna) – The hearing of the defamation suit of Rs 100 million against singer Meesha Shafi has been adjourned till June 22. The lawyers of both parties did not appear in court due to the coronavirus situation. According to details, the hearing was presided over by Additional Session Judge Amjad Ali Shah. Meesha Shafi’s lawyer Saqib Jilani and Ali Zafar’s lawyer Hisham Ahmad Khan did not appear in court due to the dangers of corona virus. Singer Meesha Shafi’s mother, actress Saba Hameed, has already recorded a statement inRead More


IMC, NIH start random coronavirus testing in Islamabad

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The Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation and National Institute of Health have started random testing of people to control the spread of coronavirus in the federal capital. Zeeshan Naqvi, Islamabad’s deputy mayor, told that they are testing people for the virus in every union council of the city. The tests are free of cost. “In every union council, test samples are being taken and random tests are being conducted,” Naqvi said. He said they have set up camps in UCs where they have tested about 200 families. Islamabad has so far reportedRead More


Two women, two children injured in Indian firing along LoC

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Four civilians were injured after troops of the Indian Army initiated “unprovoked ceasefire violations” in the Jandrot sector along the Line of Control. The director-general of the Inter-Services Public Relations issued a statement saying that the Indian Army firing targeted the civilian population. According to the DG ISPR, due to Indian troops’ indiscriminate fire in Dera Sher Khan, Sandhara and Bamroch villages, four innocent civilians including two women and two children, were critically injured. “Pakistan Army troops responded effectively to Indian posts which initiated fire,” the statement read. The injuredRead More


How China Would Lead Global Economy Amid COVID-19

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By Sardar Ameer Jehanzeb As a result of the COVID-19, the global economy gets in turmoil due to the coronavirus pandemic. China has a unique position to lead the subsequent recovery. Like other countries hit by COVID-19, China’s economy also suffered greatly over the course of the outbreak, its GDP contracted by 6.8 percent for January-March period.   However, China has taken COVID-19 under control and the economy has started to reopen, at a time when much of the rest of the world is facing the worst of the pandemic.Read More


Indian society worst example of invidious discrimination

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ALI SUKHANVER Discrimination on the basis of caste and creed is simply a heinous crime. The worst example of communal discrimination we can find today in the Indian society where no security or safety could be guaranteed to those who are not Hindus. Not only the Muslims but all other communities including the Sikhs and the Christians are always living a life of fear and harassment. The condition of the low-caste Hindus is also not very much different from that of the other minorities. Some people are of the opinionRead More