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BREAKING: By-elections: PTI takes back four NA seats, PPP claims two

Peshawar, OCT 16: PTI Chairman Imran Khan won the by-elections in Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda, and Faisalabad after beating the ruling coalition’s candidates, but faced defeat at the hands of PPP’s Hakeem Baloch, as unofficial results of eight National Assembly, and three Punjab Assembly constituencies pour in. Khan bagged 57,824 to defeat his rival in Peshawar’s NA-31 by-election, according to unofficial results, with ANP’s Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour securing 32,253 votes — allowing the PTI chairman to win by more than 25,000 votes. JUI-F’s Maulana Muhammad Qasim was able to getRead More


First space tourist of world books ride for the moon with wife

Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX said on Wednesday that the world’s first space tourist Dennis Tito and his wife Akiko have signed up to fly around the moon on the space exploration firm’s Starship rocket. Engineer turned financial analyst Tito, 82, was the first private individual to pay for a trip to space on Russia’s Soyuz TM-32 mission in 2001, when he spent nearly eight days aboard the International Space Station. The SpaceX flight’s roughly week-long journey will see the rocket travel within 200 kilometers of the moon without landing on its surface. Tito andRead More


by-election: Imran Khan secures Peshawar constituency, maintains lead on 5 remaining seats up for grabs

ISLAMABAD, OCT 16: Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf Chairman Imran Khan emerged victorious in six of the seven constituencies that he was contesting from, with PPP’s Hakim Balouch edging over him in Malir’s NA-237.  Overall, PTI managed to grab six National Assembly seats and two Provincial Assembly seats, while PML-N could only win one provincial assembly seat. PTI Chairman Imran Khan won the NA-31 Peshawar-V seat after beating ANP’s Ghulam Ahmed Bilour as unofficial results of eight National Assembly, and three Punjab Assembly constituencies pour in. Khan bagged 57,824 to defeatRead More


Ethiopia Supported Pakistani Flood Affectees: Ambassador Jemal Beker

DNA ISLAMABAD, OCT 16: Jemal Beker, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ethiopia to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan visited flood affectees in the Tent City District of Sindh Province where he distributed basic food, medicine, shelter, and non-food items to more than eight thousandaffectees in the vicinity. Tent City is a two-hour drive from Karachi. On my way to the city, I was just thinking about what kind of life, pain, and agony these people undergoing. Ambassador said that it is very sad and painful to comprehend where one-third ofRead More


Imran Khan wins in Peshawar as PTI remains ahead on several seats

Peshawar, OCT 16: PTI Chairman Imran Khan won the NA-31 Peshawar-V seat after beating ANP’s Ghulam Ahmed Bilour as unofficial results of eight National Assembly, and three Punjab Assembly constituencies pour in. Khan bagged 57,824 to defeat his rival, according to unofficial results, with Bilour securing 32,253 votes — allowing the PTI chairman to win by more than 25,000 votes. PTI is ahead of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on multiple seats, according to unofficial results. The counting of votes started at 5pm after the polling — which started atRead More


What forced Joe Biden to speak against Pakistan Nukes?

Comment Ansar M Bhatti US President Joe Biden’s remarks that Pakistan may be a dangerous place for it to have nuclear weapons without cohesion have caused uproar among all strata of the society. While different interpretations of the statement continue to pour in, one thing is for sure that US-Pakistan relations that seemed to have been put on track after removal of the Imran Khan government may again be derailed, albeit not for a long time. Pakistan- US interests are interlinked, especially when it comes to regional security and peace.Read More