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Monday, September 26th, 2022


German chancellor, interior minister test positive for coronavirus

BERLIN, SEP 26: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Interior Minister Nancy Faeser both tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday. The 64-year-old Scholz has mild cold symptoms and immediately went into isolation after learning of the result, government spokesman Steffen Hebestreit said. Faeser confirmed her infection on Twitter several hours later. “Covid has caught me for the first time. The virus remains treacherous. Everyone take good care of yourselves this autumn!” she wrote. Faeser was supposed to attend a joint meeting of the interior and justice ministers of Germany’s 16Read More

President Alvi terms incidents of audio leaks as ‘worrisome trend’

ISLAMABAD, SEP 26: President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday has termed the incidences of audio leaks as a worrisome trend. Talking to Karachi-based journalists at Governor House in Karachi on Monday, he said that leaking private conversations fell within the category of “backbiting”, which needed to be discouraged. He said that the privacy of every person was a trust which should be upheld, and leaking private conversations or comments and spreading fake news is unethical as it gives rise to fear and anxiety in society. He said that politicians shouldRead More

Dar returned home after 5 years to get country out of economic woes

ISLAMABAD, SEP 26: Nominated Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday reached Pakistan along with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. According to details, Ishaq Dar has arrived in Islamabad to take charge of the Finance Minister, who will be sworn in as a Senator on Monday and as a Finance Minister on Wednesday. It is pertinent to note that Dar has returned home after nearly five years to get the country out of economic woes. Earlier on Sunday, Miftah Ismail resigned as finance minister in line with the party’s decision while IshaqRead More

Hashoo Group marks Int’l World Tourism Day

ISLAMABAD, SEP 26 /DNA/ – Over the period, tourism has gained enormous significance across the globe as it boosts the economy in terms of creating employment, developing infrastructures, attracting foreign exchange, and enhancing the overall image of the country. It also promotes cultural exchange between foreigners and locals, hence fostering local handicrafts and cultural pursuits. In case of Pakistan, it conveys the safe image of the country which is heavenly beautiful and may attract much more tourists in the coming years. Keeping in mind the great potential of this rapidlyRead More

Canadian envoy, COAS discuss bilateral cooperation in various fields

RAWALPINDI, SEP 26 /DNA/ – Wendy Gilmour Canadian High Commissioner to Pakistan paid a farewell call to General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, today.  During the meeting, matters of mutual interests, regional security situation and bilateral cooperation in various fields came under discussion. COAS thanked visiting dignitary for her services and appreciated her contributions for fostering strong ties between the two countries.  The visiting dignitary expressed her grief over the devastation caused by floods in Pakistan and offered sincere condolence to the families of theRead More

Senator Mustafa Nawaz highlights Iqbals’ emphasis on the intellectual curiosity

MOSCOW, SEP 26 /DNA/ – “Iqbal beats in the hearts of all Pakistanis,” said Pakistani Ambassador to Russia, Shafqat Ali Khan, in his opening remarks at a ceremony to present an Encyclopedia of Iqbal held at the Eastern Cultural Centre, Institute of Oriental Studies under the Russian Academy of Sciences today, on 26 September 2022. Ambassador further stated that “humanism, passion for justice, striving for a new world based on justice and fairness makes Iqbal a part of the collective ownership of the entire humanity.” The three-volume Encyclopedia in UrduRead More