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Pakistani Canadians free to report any language at any level of detail in census

DNA OTTAWA – Canadian Pakistanis while participating in the Canadian census can report any language they want, including Pakistan’s national language Urdu, Pakistani Punjabi, Pakistani Pashto, Pakistani Sindhi and Pakistani Balochi etc, at any level of detail, communication by Pakistan High Commission Canada with relevant Canadian authorities has confirmed. The High Commission for Pakistan Canada had requested the Canadian government to distinguish Shahmukhi Punjabi which is written and spoken in Pakistan from the Gurmukhi Punjabi which is written and spoken in India. The High Commission had also requested for inclusionRead More


CDA to send cases of illegal housing societies to FIA

DNA ISLAMABAD, JUN 14 – A meeting of capital development authority ‘s management decdied to send cases of illegal housing societies to the FIA. In the first step cases of three such societies will be referred to FIA.The meeting was attended by officers of ict ,planning and building control departments.


Pak reiterates call for justice in the case of Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari’s assassination

DNA ISLAMABAD – Today, we sadly remember the assassination, three years ago, of noted Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari in Srinagar in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). To this day, the perpetrators of the crime are at large and the family of the victim is still awaiting justice. We salute and honour the courage and professionalism of the journalists in IIOJK who continue to face a relentless campaign of harassment and intimidation by the Indian occupation forces. The situation has further worsened in the wake of India’s illegalRead More


Zelenskiy asks U.S. for clarity on NATO membership plan for Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Monday in a joint interview with Reuters, Associated Press and Agence France-Presse that he wanted to hear a clear “yes” or “no” from U.S. President Joe Biden on a NATO Membership Action Plan for Ukraine. He also said that the United States should provide economic support to Ukraine. Zelenskiy said Russia was dragging its feet on a meeting between him and President Vladimir Putin with no clear reason. And he said most of the Russian troops that were moved in spring to areas near Ukraine’s borders had not been not pulled out.


Pakistan condemns Houthis attacks on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

DNA ISLAMABAD, JUN 14: Pakistan strongly condemned the recent drone attacks launched by Houthis towards the Asir Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 11 and 13 June 2021. These attacks not only violate the territorial integrity of the Kingdom but also threaten the lives of innocent people. We call for immediate cessation of such attacks. Pakistan reaffirms its full support and solidarity with the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against any threats to its security and territorial integrity.


FESCO issues shutdown programme

FAISALABAD, JUN 14 (DNA) – Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown program for Tuesday for necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines. According to the program, power supply from Darya Bal, Mureedwala, Kotla and Bungalow feeders emanating from 132-KV Mureedwala grid station will remain suspended from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. while Mochiwala Road, Kathoor, Painsara Road, Dawakhari, Hamza Board, Jhang Road and Maqbool Pur feeders originating from 132-KV Gojra grid station will observe shutdown from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday (June 15). Similarly, electricityRead More