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Azerbaijan – a symbol of Resilience & Patriotism

AZERBAIJAN’s Leadership and Nation both became a living symbol of resilience and patriotic approach in recent past during the war imposed by Armenia which was overcome by the brave forces under the leadership of President Illham Aliyev and the great Azeri Nation. Since its independence from Russia (the then USSR) in 1991, Azerbaijan started its journey for socio-economic development alongside a long battle for maintaining peace to achieve prosperity which was the aim of father of Azerbaijani Nation the great HeydarAliyev and the current President Illham Aliyev. Armenia imposed warRead More

Gold price edges up slightly after steep fall

KARACHI: Gold prices inched up on Friday, still hovering near a one-month low hit in the previous session when a rebound in the rupee pushed bullion to its steep one-day fall. Data released by All Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA) showed that the gold price gained Rs150 per tola and Rs129 per 10 grams to settle at Rs145,050 per tola and Rs124,357 per 10 grams, respectively. Gold prices were stuck in a tight range as investors braced for the State Bank of Pakistan’s monetary policy decision, which could influence the market direction.Read More

Gen Bajwa’s US visit seen as part of efforts to reset ties

WASHINGTON: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa left for home on Wednesday evening after a five-day visit to the United States, which is being interpreted by the international media as part of an effort to reset US-Pakistan ties. While the international media focused on issues like Pakistan-US ties, India-Pakistan and Pakistan-China relations, the media in Pakistan showed more interest on the possible impact of the visit on the country’s internal politics. Another issue that was in focus was the timing of the visit, with many questioning whyRead More

ICCI, Ministry of H&W to organize first Int’l Housing Expo

Islamabad, OCT 7 /DNA/ – The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Ministry of Housing & Works have agreed to jointly organize the first International Housing Expo 2022 (IHE-2022) in Islamabad in December this year. This consensus was reached when both sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, President, the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Iftikhar Ali Shallwani, Secretary Ministry of Housing and Works signed the MoU at a ceremony held in the Ministry. Speaking at the occasion, Iftikhar Ali Shallwani, Secretary, MinistryRead More

Another audio leak drops, this time allegedly of Imran strategising on horse-trading in parliament

ISLAMABAD, OCT 7: Another alleged audio of former prime minister Imran Khan was released on Friday, the latest in a series of leaks from the Prime Minister’s Office, purportedly featuring the PTI chief talking about horse-trading in parliament. In the audio recording, a voice believed to be Imran’s says: “You have a misunderstanding that now the number game is complete […] don’t think this is over.” “You see, 48 hours is a long long time. Big things are happening. I am making my own moves that we can’t make public,”Read More

Book on effective writing launched

Muhammad Omar Iftikhar KARACHI, OCT 7 /DNA/ – The awaited book “20 Steps to Writing Articles” authored by Muhammad Omar Iftikhar and published by Daastan, is finally available for aspiring writers and professionals alike. The book guides the readers on how to write articles that get published in renowned print and digital publications. The strategies and methods mentioned in the book include idea selection, choosing a topic, the significance of researching, preparing an outline and the angle, determining the word count, using ‘show, don’t tell’, editing, among others. While commentingRead More