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Road inaugurated in Jhelum

KHARIAN: /DNA/ – MPA Ch. Muhammad Arshad and Deputy Commissioner Dr. Khurram Shahzad offering dua after inaugurating the road which will connect four districts i.e Gujrat, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin and Mirpur. The road shall be completed with a cost of Rs. Six billion. MPA Ch Arshad while speaking on the occasion said that the Punjab govt was committed to providing basic facilities to people.

EU removes Argentina, Australia, Canada from free travel list

The EU on Monday removed Argentina, Australia, and Canada from its list allowing non-essential travel to the bloc. The Council of the European Union updated its recommendations on free travel that allows access to the EU for non-essential purposes regardless of the travelers’ vaccination status, the institutions representing EU member states announced. Under the new rules effective as of Monday, residents from Bahrain, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Kuwait, New Zealand, Peru, Rwanda, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, and Uruguay can travel to the bloc. The same applies to Chinese citizens, in caseRead More

Pat Cummins wins hearts by holding champagne shower for Usman Khawaja

Pat Cummins’ leadership qualities were on full display even after his side sealed a 4-0 Ashes series win on Sunday as he ensured Usman Khawaja, the first Muslim cricketer to play for Australia, was not showered by champagne amid the celebrations. As his euphoric teammates started popping champagne bottles on the stage at Hobart’s Bellerive Oval, Khawaja stepped aside to avoid being sprayed with alcohol in keeping with his religious beliefs. Cummins quickly noticed and asked his teammates to put aside the bottles and gestured for Khawaja to rejoin themRead More

Suspected drone attack in Abu Dhabi kills 3, including Pakistani national

A possible drone attack may have sparked an explosion that struck three oil tankers in Abu Dhabi and another fire at an extension of Abu Dhabi International Airport on Monday that killed three people and wounded six, police said. Abu Dhabi police identified the dead as two Indian nationals and one Pakistani. It did not identify the wounded, who police said suffered minor or moderate wounds. Police said an investigation was underway. While Abu Dhabi police did not immediately offer any suspects for the possible assault, Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimedRead More

PM Imran attends opening ceremony of Special Technology Zones (STZ) in KP

Shamim Shahid PESHAWAR, JAN 17: Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA) and Pak-Austria Fachochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology (PAF IAST) hosted a ceremony to officially announce the opening of Special Technology Zones (STZ) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday. The Honorable Prime Minister, Mr. Imran Khan, attended the ceremony as chief guest. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan, Federal Ministers Pervez Khattak, Asad Umar and Umar Ayub, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Shahbaz Gul, Chairman STZA, Aamir Hashmi and others also attended the event. The STZA awarded the first Zone Developer LicenseRead More

GSV launches football talent drive in Pakistan

By Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD, JAN 17: Rawalpindi Express Shoaib Akhtar kicks off a life changing career opportunity for 20 super talented Pakistani football players which launched under the umbrella of Global Soccer Ventures (GSV) NexGen Soccer Trials in collaboration with Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive here on Monday. The road to UK & Ireland has now become unstoppable with the world’s fastest bowler, Shoaib Akhtar setting his sights to help fast track football in Pakistan. Shoaib Akhtar will also offer a transformational role to help shape the future of football in Pakistan withRead More