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Sunday, August 14th, 2022


Punjab CM announces free education up to graduation level in province

LAHORE, AUG 14: Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi on Sunday announced free education up to graduation will be free in the province. Punjab Chief Minister Elahi has announced Rs300,000 for disabled girls who sing the national anthem. He also announced Rs50,000 for the lead singer, while Rs 100,000 will be given to the police band and Rs200,000 to the scouts. On this occasion, CM Elahi said, “Earlier we made education free up to matriculation, now it is time to make education free up to graduation.” He further said thatRead More

World Junior Squash championship in progress in France

DNAPARIS, AUG 14: The WSF Mens’ World Junior Individual Squash Championship is in progress at Nancy (France). In the 4th round of Individual event on 13 Aug, 22 Brice Nicolas from France bt Noor Zaman from Pakistan 11-5, 11-8, 9-11, 11-4. The Quarter Finals were played today (14 Aug, 22). In one of the quarter finals, Muhammad Hamza Khan from Pakistan bt Mohammed Nasser from Egypt by  11-3, 5-11, 9-11, 11-5, 11-7 and has reached the Semi Finals.  Hamza Khan will play against Finnlay Withington from England in the SemiRead More

Pakistan’s independence diamond jubilee celebrated in Ankara

ANKARA, AUG 14 /DNA/ – The 75th Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated today in Ankara with traditional zeal and fervor. Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkiye, Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi, hoisted the national flag to the tune of national anthem in the presence of the Turkish dignitaries, Pakistani community and media. Messages of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan were read out on the occasion. Pakistani leadership in their messages paid tribute to the sacrifices of ancestors and vowed to transform Pakistan in accordance with the vision of Quaid-e-AzamRead More

Pakistan expresses solidarity with Egypt on tragic fire accident

DNA ISLAMABAD, AUG 14: The Government and people of Pakistan extend heartfelt condolences over the loss of precious lives as well as injuries to many, as a result of a tragic fire incident in Abo Sefein Church in Giza Governorate of Egypt. We express deepest sympathies for the families of the deceased and pray for the speediest recovery of those injured. Pakistan stands in solidarity with the brotherly people and Government of Egypt in this moment of grief.

Diamond jubilee Independence Day Celebrations held at Pakistan Embassy in Belgium

DNA Brussels, AUG 14: The Independence Day of Pakistan was observed with patriotic zeal and spirit in a graceful ceremony at the Embassy of Pakistan, Brussels today. The national flag of the country was hoisted by Pakistan’s Ambassador to the European Union, Belgium and Luxembourg, Dr. Asad Majeed Khan at the Chancery building. The special messages of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan were read out on the occasion. The Pakistani leadership in their separate messages paid glowing tributes to the sacrifices of Pakistan’s founding forefathers. They reaffirmed theirRead More

US lawmakers visiting Taiwan 12 days after Pelosi trip

A delegation of American lawmakers is visiting Taiwan just 12 days after a visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that angered China. China responded to Pelosi’s visit by sending missiles, warships and warplanes into the seas and air around Taiwan. The five-member delegation is led by Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and is in Taiwan on Sunday and Monday as part of a visit to Asia, the American Institute in Taiwan said. They will meet senior leaders to discuss U.S.-Taiwan relations, regional security, trade, investment and other issues. ARead More