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India ‘seriously’ considering bid for 2036 Games: sports minister

NEW DELHI – India is “seriously” considering a bid to host the 2036 Olympic Games, sports minister Anurag Thakur said. The world s second-most populous nation has previously hosted the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games, and Thakur told the Times of India newspaper it was the “right time” to host the Olympics. “If India is making news in every sector, from manufacturing to services, then why not in the field of sports? “India is looking very seriously at bidding for the 2036 Olympics,” Thakur added. The International Olympic Committee (IOC)Read More


7,000 and 10,000 TTP men in region: Sanaullah

DNA ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has said that the number of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) fighters in the region was between 7,000 to 10,000, adding that some of the militants who had previously laid down arms have now secretly resumed activities. In an interview he revealed that there were around 7,000 to 10,000 TTP fighters in the region and they were accompanied by 25,000 members of their families.Sanaullah pointed out that some locals were also involved in crimes such as extortion and blackmail and alleged that the provincial government hadRead More


Turkish defence minister, intelligence chief in Moscow for talks

ANKARA: Türkiye’s defense and intelligence chiefs traveled to Russia on Wednesday. National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Hakan Fidan, head of Türkiye’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT), will hold multiple meetings in the capital Moscow, according to diplomatic sources.


Surveillance system in place at all entry points of Pakistan to prevent Covid spread: officials

ISLAMABAD, DEC 28: Health authorities on Wednesday said that a surveillance system was in place at all entry points of the country to monitor incoming passengers in the wake of the threat posed by the new BF.7 Omicron variant of Covid-19. Earlier this week, CBS News reported China is experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases due to a strain that is a sub-variant of the highly infectious Omicron variant: BF.7 or BA.5.2.1.7. According to an official of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination, several additional measures had been takenRead More


COAS Gen. Syed Asim Munir presides meeting at GHQ

RAWALPINDI, DEC 28: /DNA/ – Chief of Army Staff Gen. Syed Asim Munir presided CCC meeting held at GHQ. A comprehensive review of the professional and organizational matters of Army was undertaken. It was resolved to fight against terrorists without any distinction and eliminate this menace as per the aspirations of people of Pakistan. DNA


No technocrat setup, snap polls sole solution to country’s problems: Fawad  

No technocrat setup, snap polls sole solution to country’s problems: Fawad   Says PDM group mere busy in ending corruption cases, foreign tours   States bombs, missiles no solution to every problem ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senior Vice President Fawad Chaudhry termed the idea of installing a technocrat setup a ‘joke’ and added that a free, transparent and immediate general elections was the only solution to pull the country out of the prevailing quagmire. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, Fawad Chaudhry stated that technocrat government could not solve the country’sRead More