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Putin delivers a nuclear warning to West over Ukraine

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday delivered a nuclear warning to the West over Ukraine, suspending a landmark nuclear arms control treaty, announcing new strategic systems had been put on combat duty and warning that Moscow could resume nuclear tests. Speaking nearly a year to the day since ordering an invasion that has triggered the biggest confrontation with the West since the 1962 Cuban Missile crisis, Putin said Russia would achieve its war aims and accused the West of trying to destroy Russia. “The elites of the West doRead More

Balochistan minister Khetran denies keeping private jail after 3 bodies found from near his residence

Balochistan’s Minister for Construction and Communications Sardar Abdul Rehman Khetran on Tuesday denied keeping a private jail after bullet-riddled bodies of a woman and her two sons were found from a well near his residence in the Barkhan district area last night. The victims, a woman and two men, were identified by the police as Giran Naz, age 40-45, wife of Khan Muhammad Marri and her two sons Mohammad Nawaz, aged 20-25, and Abdul Qadir, aged 15-20. A press release issued by the police said the bodies, which were inRead More

Teenager drown while shooting TikTok video

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (FEB-21): The 15 years old victim drowned after he fell into a dam while filming a video for the video-sharing app of Tik Tok, police and rescue sources said on Tuesday. In efforts to please his digital audience, the teenage boy, identified as Hussain Umer, resident of Mianwala village in Jand town of Attock suffered a deadly fate, as he drowned while making a TikTok video through his mobile phone at the bank of Jabbi dam and his last moments were also recorded onRead More

Fatherland Day of the Russian Federation

DNA ISLAMABAD: Chief guest Vice Admiral Naveed Ashraf, Ambassador of the Russian Federation Danila Ganich, Defence Attache Col. Vadim N Fenchenko and others cutting cake to celebrate the Defender of the Fatherland Day of the Russian Federation.=DNA

SC hears Imran Khan’s petition challenging NAB amendments

ISLAMABAD, Feb 21 (DNA): The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard former prime minister Imran Khan’s petition challenging amendments in the National Accountability (NAB) Ordinance by the government. A three-member SC bench, comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial, Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan and Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, heard the case. During the course of proceedings, Advocate Makhdoom Ali Khan, counsel for the federal government, said the petitioner must demonstrate that the amendments were discriminated against specific individuals. The applicant had to explain what was the lacuna in theRead More

Chaudhry Parvez Elahi joins PTI with 10 former PML-Q MPAs

Lahore: Former Punjab chief minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi on Tuesday announced that he was joining the PTI along with ten other former MPAs of the Pakistan Muslim Leaque-Quaid (PML-Q). Addressing a press conference in Lahore alongside PTI Vice President Fawad Chaudhry, Elahi said he had always stood with former prime minister Imran Khan during “hard and testing times”. “Parvez Elahi is quitting the PML-Q and is joining the PTI,” Chaudhry confirmed. Chaudhry said Elahi also met the PTI chairman in this regard, adding that the party “appreciates” the role playedRead More