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Three including two children, woman killed in Taliban firing

Shamim Shahid PESHAWAR, JAN 15 /DNA/ – At least three persons including a women and two children killed when Taliban soldiers reportedly opened firing against people in front of the passport office at Mehtarlam headquarter of eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan on Saturday.Reports pouring in Peshawar from Afghanistan reveal that hundreds of people assembled in front of the passport office at Mehtarlam in connection with getting passports. Almost of people also included women along with children making their best to get passports. In the mean time gun totting Taliban soldiers resortedRead More


Foreigners including envoys visited Takht bhayi

Shamim Shahid  PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister Atif Khan accompanied  by diplomats from different countries and their families to visit Takht Bhai’s archeological site in Mardan district on Saturday.  During the visit, Director Archeology Dr. Abdul Samad gave a detailed briefing to the diplomats regarding archeology and its preservation.  Deputy Commissioner Mardan Habib ullah Arif has received the foreigners delegation on arrival. Mr. Leopoldo Ambassador of Argentine, Mr. Suh Sangpyo Ambassador of South Korea, Mr. Manuel Duran Ambassador of Spain, Mr. Mohammed Karmoune Ambassador of Morocco, and other foreign guests visited theRead More


Govt to face resistance over inflation and unemployment: Bilawal

ISLAMABAD, Jan 15 (DNA): Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman BilawalBhutto Zardari said on Saturday asked the masses to get ready to put upresistance against the government responsible for inflation andunemployment. A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Bilawal Bhutto. AmjadAdvocate, Mehdi Shah, Musa Gilgati, Imran Nadeem, Bashir Ahmed, AyubShah, Syed Pir Jalal Shah, Muhammad Ali Shah, Ghaffar Khan, Haji DilbarKhan, Mirza Hussain, Dr. Ali Madad Sher, Dr. Muzaffar Riley, ShehzadAgha, Iqbal Rasool, Hajat Ali, Hussain Ali Rana and Zawar Fida attendedthe meeting. During the meeting, Bilawal was briefed onRead More


China slams U.S. sanctions on Iran as cooperation agreement launched

BEIJING, JAN 15: China reaffirmed its opposition to unilateral sanctions by the United States against Iran as the Chinese and Iranian foreign ministers announced the launch of a 25-year cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening economic and political ties. In a meeting on Friday in the city of Wuxi, in Jiangsu province, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi also backed efforts to revive a 2015 nuclear deal between major powers and Iran. A summary of the meeting between Wang and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian was posted on China’s foreign ministry website on Saturday. Wang, who isRead More


Sindh decides to keep schools open, declares masks mandatory at public places and weddings

KARACHI: The Sindh government on Saturday decided that schools across the province will remain open even as the Omicron-driven fifth wave of Covid-19 spreads at an alarming rate. The decision to continue educational activities was taken in a meeting of the Provincial Task Force on Covid-19 presided over by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah. The meeting’s participants also decided that all public and private hospitals will be surveyed in order to determine their current capacities and to ascertain what more is needed. It was also decided to strictlyRead More


Novak Djokovic detained again in Australia, declared ‘public threat’

Australia returned Novak Djokovic to detention on Saturday, saying the tennis star’s opposition to vaccination could cause “civil unrest” and trigger a high-profile court showdown. Having once failed to remove the unvaccinated 34-year-old from the country, Australia’s conservative government is trying again. And Djokovic is fighting back for the second time, with a new court appeal scheduled for Sunday. The case will be heard from 9:30am (2230GMT) by the full Federal Court of three justices, a format that leaves little room to appeal any decision. For now, the Serbian aceRead More