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Sunday, July 4th, 2021


More doses of Sinopharm arrive

Staff Report ISLAMABAD, July 04 (DNA): A Sinopharm vaccine consignment carrying 700,000 doses from China has Sunday arrived in Islamabad making into a series of these shipments as Pakistan purchases them in a bid to inoculate masses.A Pakistan International Airline (PIA) airplane has landed in Islamabad and the airport administration has handed it to the airline personnel so it can be stored in the PIA warehouse, the sources said. These doses were bought from the Chinese company while another 600,000 doses will reach Islamabad 7 pm. The last shipment hadRead More

Italian visa scam: where the buck would stop?

The Portuguese embassy staff in 2005 tried to hush-up the matter and did not report it to the headquarters for several weeks, but when the matter was highlighted in the press then, headquarters was taken on board News Analysis Ansar Mahmood Bhatti The Italian embassy visa scam that was unfolded recently has shaken the entire European system especially the Schengen visa regime. Stealing of over 1,000 visa stickers ostensibly is not an ordinary affair. The incident has put the entire EU system in the dock. Since Schengen visa allows peopleRead More

PM Imran talk discusses Afghan issue with Raisi

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday expressed concern at the worsening security situation in Afghanistan and cautioned that the latest developments could lead to serious repercussions for both Pakistan and Iran, resulting in an influx of refugees towards the bordering areas of the two countries. The prime minister strongly underscored the imperative of a negotiated political solution to the conflict in Afghanistan. The prime minister called President-elect of Iran Seyed Ebrahim Raisi to congratulate him on his victory in the presidential elections held on June 18, saying itRead More

PM praises police, agencies

ZubairAhmad ISLAMABAD:  Prime Minister Imran Khan said the planning and financing of the recent heinous terror attack in Lahore has links to Indian sponsorship of terrorism against Pakistan. In a tweet Sunday, he urged global community to mobilize international institutions against the rogue behavior of India. The Prime Minister appreciated the diligence and speed of Punjab Police’s Counter Terrorism Department in unearthing the evidence regarding the Johar Town, Lahore blast. He also commended the excellent coordination among all civil and military intelligence agencies. The Prime Minister said this coordination ledRead More

Time for Imran to go packing: Fazl

SWAT (DNA) – Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan is an unnecessary part of the country s politics, the time has come for him to leave. Addressing a rally in Swat, he said that the enthusiasm of the people had not diminished and they were still enthusiastic. Such slavery cannot be imposed on free people. Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that the time of Imran Khan s departure is near, we will not sit before ending the government adding that we have to moveRead More

Taliban seizes key districts in Afghanistan

Taliban captures districts in Badakhshan and Kandahar provinces as Afghan troops flee into neighboring Tajikistan. DNA KABUL: The Taliban’s march through northern Afghanistan gained momentum overnight with the capture of several districts from fleeing Afghan forces, several hundred of whom fled across the border into Tajikistan, officials said. More than 300 Afghan military personnel crossed from Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province as Taliban fighters advanced towards the border, Tajikistan’s State Committee for National Security said in a statement on Sunday. The Afghan troops crossed over at about 6:30pm local time on Saturday.Read More