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January, 2021


Petrol Price In Pakistan Goes Up By Rs2.70 For February

ISLAMABAD – The government on Sunday announced that the price of petrol for February will go up by Rs2.70 per litre. According to a notification by the Prime Minister Office, light diesel oil will also see a rise in price by Rs3 per litre, while high speed diesel will cost dearer by Rs2.88 per litre. The new prices will take effect at midnight and as has become recent practice, may undergo revision before February 15. A similar revision was done on January 15 for the remaining two weeks of theRead More

World needs to hold India’s Hindutva regime accountable for Kashmiris genocide: Shehryar

ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (DNA): Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi has urged the world community to break its silence and help people Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In a media interview in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 5, he said the occupied territory is brewing with anger and may erupt anytime due to uninterrupted and prolonged atrocities being committed on the Kashmiris by fascist Indian regime under Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Shehryar Afridi categorically said if the world doesn’t intervene now, Kashmir willRead More

Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia working group meets

MOSCOW, JAN 31: The trilateral working group of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia on Nagorno-Karabakh held its first meeting in Moscow on Saturday. The meeting was co-chaired by deputy prime ministers of the three countries, according to a statement by the Russian government. “The parties agreed to establish the expert subgroups related to railway, automobile and intermodal transport; transportation, including security, border, sanitary, veterinary, phytosanitary, and other types of control,” the statement noted. The expert groups will be established by Feb. 2 and they will hold their first meetings by Feb. 5.Read More

Football: Brazil’s Palmeiras win Libertadores title

ANKARA, JAN 31 – Brazilian football club Palmeiras shutout rival Santos 1-0 to win the 2020 CONMEBOL Libertadores title on Saturday. A very late header by winger Breno Lopes brought the victory in the final that was held in Rio de Janeiro’s famed Maracana Stadium. The final was scheduled for November 2020 but the match was postponed to January because of the coronavirus pandemic. The match was played without fans due to health reasons. Palmeiras previously won the Libertadores title in 1999.

Azerbaijan marks founder’s 137th birth anniversary

Mammad Amin Resulzadeh strived for Azerbaijan’s independence, people’s rights throughout his life BAKU, JAN 31 – Mammad Amin Resulzadeh, the founder of Azerbaijan, one of the first democratic republics in the Muslim world, is being commemorated on his 137th birth anniversary. Having played a significant role in the formation of the modern Azerbaijani national identity, Resulzadeh struggled for his country’s independence, people’s rights and enlightenment of the society through his press and political activities. Besides Azerbaijan, he is also remembered in Turkey where he spent some years of his life. Resulzadeh’sRead More

No threat from PDM: Minister

LAHORE, Jan 31 (DNA): Punjab Minister for Literacy and Non-Formal Basic Education Raja Rashid Hafeez has said that PDM is not a threat to the government but will cause political loss and disgrace to the political parties sitting in this basket of personal interests. “Our government is focusing the public welfare despite the negative opposition of all rival parties,” he said. He made this statement while talking to the workers and people belonging to different walks of life who met him here in his office on Thursday. Raja Rashid HafeezRead More