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Dialogue with India on levels other than military ‘need of Pakistan’, says former DG ISPR

ISLAMABAD, FEB 19: Former Director General (DG) of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General (retd) Athar Abbas, said on Sunday that dialogue with India on levels other than the security establishment’s is “a need of Pakistan”. He made the remarks during a panel discussion — titled Search for peace and security among neighbours — on the final day of the 14th Karachi Literature Festival held at Karachi’s Beach Luxury Hotel. Abbas said, “Dialogue is, at present, a need of our country […]. The way forward is not just theRead More

‘Look at the brighter side’: Sania Mirza shares life advice in latest post

Sania Mirza, sharing her picture on Instagram, said people should look at the “brighter side” of things. Her latest post got thousands of likes from Instagrammers. The prolific star has millions of Instagram followers. She shares pictures and videos of her personal and professional lives. Moreover, she shares words of wisdom and opinion on social issues. Sania Mirza, in a previous post, said it was time to hold onto faith instead of losing it. The tennis star’s statements come after she bid farewell to her Grand Slam career. Considered byRead More

Attock Police arrest eight criminals during crackdown

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (FEB-19): Attock Police during a crackdown against anti-social elements arrested eight criminals along with recovery of narcotics worth of rupees lacs from their possession here on Sunday. Police said, Attock Khurd police recovered 1.50-kilogram heroin from Islah Khan while 0.8-kilogram heroin was recovered from Asad Khan by Pindigheb Police. 2.20 kilogram chars was recovered from Asad Ali, 1.40 kilogram chars was recovered from Mehar Ali by Hazro Police, one kilogram chars was recovered Sajid Mehmood, 2.15 kilogram chars was recovered from Waheed Khan andRead More

PSL 2023: Multan Sultans win against Islamabad United by 52 runs

Multan Sultans Sunday defeated Islamabad United by 52 runs after the latter struggled to chase 191-run target in the seventh match of the Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) eighth edition at the Multan Cricket Stadium. Sultans’ skipper Mohammad Rizwan was glad after his team’s efforts landed them the victory against United. With their only defeat against Qalandars in the league’s first match, the host team stands on top of the points table. “Very happy! It’s a very collective effort right from each team member and also the support staff. It’s reallyRead More

PIA disallows Pakistani expat woman to board flight

RAHIM YAR KHAN, FEB 19 (DNA) — The Pakistan International Airlines stopped a Saudi-Arabia-based Pakistani expat woman and her son to travel to Jaddah. The woman, who belonged to Ravi Town of Rahim Yar Khan, was traveling with her pet cat and complained of being not allowed to reach Jaddah in spite of possessing “all needed documents” of her cat.   She was bound to reach Jaddah from Multan through the PIA flight PK-739, accompanied by her son and cat. The lady added she was stopped by two PIA officialsRead More

General elections or a technocratic set up?

Analysis Ansar M Bhatti The PTI Chairman Imran Khan has announced the ‘court arrest’ movement from this Wednesday. As per the schedule the movement will kick start from Lahore and PTI workers shall flock to the police stations to offer their arrests. According to PTI sources thousands of workers have already registered their names for this movement. However, according to Pakistani laws there is no provision that people offering this kind of arrest can actually be taken in custody until and unless they violate any laws or resort to hullabaloo.Read More