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COAS Gen. Bajwa visits Nagarparkar

RAWALPINDI: /DNA/ – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Nagarparkar and spent the day with troops, where he was briefed by local commander on operational readiness of the formation.While interacting with troops, COAS appreciated their state of morale and motivation for fulfilment of assigned mission. He also advised all troops to remain focused on their professional obligations and training for an effective response to counter any emerging challenge.Later on, COAS also met with local hindu community. He said that monitories in Pakistan are equal citizens andRead More


COVID-19 death toll in Japan tops 20,000

Amid the omicron-driven sixth wave of COVID-19 in the country, Japan’s death toll due to the coronavirus since December 2019 has surpassed 20,000 on Friday. Data assessment by Tokyo-based Kyodo News showed COVID-19 has caused more than 20,000 deaths since the pandemic began around two years ago. Japan has reported 3.6 million coronavirus cases so far. Of the total 47 provinces, Japan imposed enhanced restrictions in 36 provinces to halt the spread of the virus. The capital Tokyo is the worst hit which reported 18,660 virus cases on Friday, withRead More


Russia to respond soon to U.S. and NATO on security: report

MOSCOW: Russia will respond “in the nearest future” to counterproposals on European security made by the United States and NATO, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told his British counterpart, Ben Wallace, at a meeting in Moscow, the Interfax news agency reported. Moscow has demanded that Washington and Brussels guarantee NATO will never let Ukraine join the bloc. They have refused to do so, but sent their own proposals to Russia. Shoigu urged the West to stop supplying arms to Ukraine and said Russia was not the one to blame for the rising tensions in Europe. He also said he wanted to know why London was sending special forcesRead More


Hong Kong extends ban on flights from eight countries, including Pakistan and India

Hong Kong has extended a ban on incoming flights from eight countries, including Pakistan, India, the United States and Britain, and imposed one on Nepal until March 4, with the government citing concerns over a growing Covid-19 outbreak. The other countries are Australia, Canada, France and the Philippines. Flights to Hong Kong are down 90 per cent and hardly any are allowed to transit as the financial hub isolates itself from the world in the hope it can contain a coronavirus outbreak, even though new infections are overwhelmingly local transmissions.


Kakrali Brothers’ land donation for Press Club

Yoosuf Bhutta Gujrat. Three real brothers and overseas Pakistanis have donated 10 marla land for the construction of a Press Club in Kotla town here on Bhimber Road. It is reported that three real brothers and businessmen of America ChoudharyMuzaffarKakrali, ChoudharyAfzaalKakrali and ChoudharyShehbazKakrali alias Kakrali Brothers have donated a valuable piece of land covering ten marla on Bhimber Road near Kotla Arab Ali Khan for local journalists to construct Press Club building. Journalists of Kotla Arab Ali Khan and Kakrali have thanked Kakrali Brothers for their donation of land.


8 year old boy dies in Gujrat

Gujrat. A minor boy lost his life in a bid to steal sugarcane from a moving tractor-trolley here the other day. It is reported that a boy Azad Ali, aged-8, resident of village Moin-ud-din Pur was going to his school when he saw a tractor trolley laden with sugarcanes across his village. He ran after the moving tractor trolley and tried to pull out a sugarcane but got hit by the loaded stuff. He fell down and the tractor trolley trampled him down.  He was rushed to Aziz Bhatti ShaheedRead More