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Policeman killed, 2 others injured in gun attack on Charsadda checkpost

Charsadda: A policeman was killed and two others sustained injuries in a gun attack on a check post in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district on Saturday. According to District Police Officer (DPO) Charsadda Suhail Khalid, terrorists on a motorbike opened fire at a check post manned by three policemen in Dheri Zardad around 5pm when they were signalled to stop. As a result, a police constable identified as Imran Khan lost his life while two others — Yousuf Ali and Rameez Khan — were injured, confirmed Charsadda police spokesperson Saifullah Khan.Read More

Profile of caretaker CM Azam Khan

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (JAN-21):The family background ofthe new caretaker Chief of Minister of KP Province Mohammad Azam Khan is most familiar in the socio-political circles hailing from the inter provincial bordering territory of Punjab and KPK.Well connected sources said that Mr. Mohammad Azam Khan passed Bar At Law from Lincoln’s Inn College London after getting his LLB degree from Peshawar University.Thereafter, he joined  District Management Group (Pass Administrative Service) after passing Civil Service Examination who  retired from the top slot of Chief Secretary, Khyber Pukkhtoonkhaw.The Supremo ofRead More

Pakistan strongly condemns abhorrent act of desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden

ISLAMABAD, JAN 21 /DNA/ – Pakistan strongly condemned the abhorrent act of desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden today.   This senseless and provocative Islamophobic act hurts the religious sensitivities of over 1.5 billion Muslims around the world. Such actions are not covered under any legitimate expression of the right to freedom of expression or opinion, which carries responsibilities under international human rights law, such as the obligation not to carry out hate speech and incite people to violence.   Islam is a religion of peace and Muslims, includingRead More

Flour price set at max Rs105 per kg in Karachi

KARACHI, Jan 21 (DNA): Commissioner Karachi Mohammed Iqbal Memon on Saturday notified ex-mill and retail rates of wheat flour in the city. According to a notification issued from the commissioner’s office, the wheat rate for millers is set at Rs 95 per kg, while the ex-mills rate is fixed at Rs 98 per kg while the independent chakki owners can sell flour at maximum Rs 105 per KG. The commissioner instructed Deputy Commissioners (DC) and Assistant Commissioners (AC) to keep a check and balance of flour prices in their assignedRead More

Australia women beat Pakistan to win ODI series 3-0

BRISBANE, Jan 21 (DNA): Australia women beat Pakistan women by 101 runs in the third ODI at the North Sydney Oval, Sydney to win the three-match ODI series 3-0. After opting to ball first, Australia team scored 336 for nine in their 50 overs courtesy century from wicketkeeper-batter Beth Mooney. Mooney top-scored for her side with 133 off 105 balls, hitting 14 fours and four sixes. Skipper Meg Lanning scored her second half-century in the series with 72 off 70 balls, smashing eight fours and one six. For the tourists,Read More

Delivering on IMF conditionalities critical to unlock multi-lateral cash flow

ISLAMABAD, JAN 21 /DNA/ – Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute remarked that the perma-crisis which is a series of crisis occurring globally one after the other, has exacerbated the global inflation crisis, with inflation in Pakistan rising to 24.5% currently. He was speaking at seminar on “Pakistan’s Economy and Debt Challenges” organized by SDPI here today. He suggested that political instability globally and nationally have contributed to exacerbate the economic crisis developing into a vicious cycle. In past few years, Pakistan has managed to sail smoothlyRead More