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PM Addresses Nation: Independence sans economic self-reliance not possible

“Why this nation is still lost even when God has blessed it?” he questioned. Shujaat Hamza ISLAMABAD: On the eve of August 14, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif told the nation that there is no concept of a nation’s independence without economic self-reliance. In a televised address to the nation on Saturday, the prime minister reiterated his call for the formation of a “charter of economy”, saying that time has come for Pakistan to head in the right direction. “We should keep national interest above personal interest […] as real politicalRead More

Imran Khan has good relations with Army: Elahi

Bureau Report LAHORE: Ch. Pervez Elahi Chief Minister Punjab has said Imran Khan has good relations with the armed forces of Pakistan adding all conspiracies to pitch PTI against Army have failed. He expressed these views while speaking in the PTI rally in Lahore. He further said Imran Khan is the only person who can steer this country clear out of all crises. He declared Imran Khan a messiah after Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Taliban violently disperse women’s protest in Kabul

About 40 women — chanting “bread, work and freedom” — marched in front of the education ministry building in Kabul, before the fighters dispersed them Agencies KABUL: Taliban fighters beat women protesters and fired into the air on Saturday as they violently dispersed a rare rally in the Afghan capital, days ahead of the first anniversary of the group’s return to power. Since seizing control on August 15 last year, the Taliban have rolled back the marginal gains made by women during two decades of US intervention in Afghanistan. AboutRead More

Pak reiterates ‘full support’ to KSA

The Foreign Office (FO) expresses solidarity with the kingdom News Desk/DNA ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday condemned the recent terror attack in Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah in which four people were injured, including a Pakistani national. Earlier this week, a Saudi Arabian man wanted in connection with a deadly 2015 bombing in the kingdom detonated an explosive device in Jeddah as security forces attempted to arrest him, killing himself and injuring four others, state media reported. The Saudi news agency SPA identified the man as Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Shehri. The report saidRead More

PTI power show underway at Lahore’s Hockey Ground

Lahore: The PTI’s power show is underway at Lahore’s Hockey Ground tonight (Saturday). Party chairman Imran Khan has reached the venue and will address the gathering, which will be telecast across the country. At midnight, a fireworks display and flag-hoisting ceremony will also be held. Last week, the PTI announced to hold a “historic power show” in Hockey Ground on the eve of Pakistan’s 75th independence day, which will be celebrated tomorrow. Talking to media persons at the rally’s venue earlier today, PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry said that the themeRead More

13 killed, 5 injured in Rahim Yar Khan road accident

ISLAMABAD, AUG 13: Thirteen passengers were killed while five were injured when a sugar-laden truck came into contact with coaster in Rahim Yar Khan’s (RYK) Liaquatpur tehsil, according to a Rescue 1122 handout. According to the handout, the accident occurred in Feroza town and rescue officials from Liaquatpur and Khanpur tehsils along with 10 emergency vehicles as well as district administration’s cranes were involved in the rescue and clearance operation. The handout said that the dead and the injured were moved to Feroza Rural Health Centre for treatment. RYK DeputyRead More