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Pak Army Captain among six martyred in terrorist attack in N Waziristan

RAWALPINDI : Six Pakistan army soldiers including an officer embraced martyrdom on Thursday in terrorist attack in North Waziristan. According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a convoy of security forces was targeted by terrorists with an improvised explosive device (IED) in North Waziristan’s Rizmak area. Resultantly, one Pakistan army officer and five soldiers embraced martyrdom. The martyred soldiers include 24-year-old Captain Umar Farooq, Naib Subedar Riaz Ahmed, Naib Subedar Shakeel Azad, Havaldar Younas Khan, Naik Muhammad Nadeem and Lance Naik Asmat Ullah.

Internship programs vital to equip the youth: Ali Alizada

The ambassador stated these remarks during certificate ceremony of Online Internship Program jointly organized by Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad, Pakistan and the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Pakistan DNA ISLAMABAD: Certificate Distribution Ceremony of the Online Internship Program “Contemporary Dynamics of Azerbaijan” was held at Islamabad Club. This Internship Program was dedicated to the 29th Anniversary of the Restoration of Independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan and was jointly organized by Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad, Pakistan and the Embassy ofRead More

Healthy food necessary for immunity building: health minister

LAHORE, Oct 15 (DNA) : Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid has said that healthy food plays a key role in immunity building in humans. She was speaking at the International Virtual Conference on “Plant-Based Food Potential for Food Security and Pandemic Management” as the chief guest via video-link on Thursday. The minister said, “Our health largely depends on what we eat.” She congratulated the organisers of the conference for holding such an important event. She said that hygienic and clean food was the first requirement for good health. “WeRead More

Chief Justice LHC blasts Punjab Police over its ‘illegal acts’

LAHORE : Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday blasted Punjab police over the illegal acts committed by the police officials. Chief Justice Qasim Khan while hearing a bail plea of a woman booked in drug case ordered release of the accused on deposit of Rs one lac security bonds. “They have paralyzed the judicial system, every day cases of lawlessness of police officials surface before the judiciary,” the top judge said. “The rules not made to protect misdeeds of police,” Justice Qasim Khan said. “Police has registered a case ofRead More

LHC takes notice of YouTube channels being created without proper mechanism

LAHORE : The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday took notice of YouTube channels being opened in Pakistan without any proper mechanism in place. LHC Chief Justice Qasim Khan heard the case related to the non-removal of offensive content from on social media. Expressing indignation over the circulation of offensive content on social media, the chief justice questioned how YouTube channels were being launched across the country. “Under which law are YouTube channels running and who monitors the content [on the video-sharing platform] ?” the judge inquired. He also remarkedRead More

Tribute to Pakistani American immigrant parents

Aksa Asgher I vividly remember November 8, 2016. On that day, I was sitting in a small conference room with a large oak table in the center of the room. I was surrounded by seven chairs filled with five men and two women. I could hear the ramblings of the news anchor on the television behind me. As one of the meeting attendees stood up to increase the volume, I heard the reporter announce how close the U.S. presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was. My eyes remainedRead More