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Japanese embassy organizes Karate Workshop

ISLAMABAD, MAR 7 /DNA/ – The Embassy of Japan in cooperation with the Japan Karate Association (JKA) of Pakistan organized Karate Workshop on March 7th at the Hamidi Hall of Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad. This workshop was held under the title of “7th JKA national Karate Camp” and was participated by Pakistani people who love Karate from Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar. The Workshop with the presence of Mr. SHIINA Katsutoshi, leading Karate player from Japan and JKA official instructor, 7th Dan (The levels consist of “Kyu(10 to 1)” and “Dan(1Read More

‘Decade of Learning’ event marks progress on UK – Pak edu reform efforts

ISLAMABAD, MAR 7 /DNA/ – The British High Commission hosted Pakistan’s leading education experts, academics, and policy makers for a two-day event in Islamabad to mark the impact of ten years of UK support for education reform in Pakistan. Titled ‘A Decade of Learning: Informing Education Policy and Practice,’ the event showcased the positive outcomes and lessons learnt through eight UK supported education programmes. The event also delivered sessions outlining other global education development initiatives taking place to highlight best practice, and facilitated discussions on interventions needed to further improveRead More

Digital skills, services a must to bridge digital gender disparity: experts

ISLAMABAD, MAR 7 /DNA/ – Women must have digital literacy, access to digital products, internet services and knowledge of e-commerce to bridge digital gender divide, said Shaza Fatima Khawaja, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs. She was speaking at a seminar on “DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality” organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) here on the seminar International Women’s Day 2023. Ms Shaza Khawaja said that Pakistan ranks 90th out 122 countries on the digital gender divide and also second worst performing globally on GenderRead More

UAE Ambassador, Law Minister discuss a promising future for bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD, Mar 07 (DNA): Ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Pakistan, Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al Zaabi called on Minister of Law and Justice Azam Nazeer Tarar in Islamabad on Tuesday. During the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral national issues between the two countries. Speaking on the occasion, Azam Nazeer Tarar said UAE, being an old friend, has always supported Pakistan in testing times. He said we are grateful to the United Arab Emirates for its assistance in economic stability of the country. The Minister said overall situationRead More

BREAKING: Deadly explosion rocks Dhaka market, killing 15 and injuring dozens

DHAKA, MAR 7: At least 15 people were killed and several others injured in an explosion in a crowded market area in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka on Tuesday, a local fire service official said. The blast occurred inside a seven-storey building, causing heavy damage to two floors, the official added. “There were several shops selling sanitary ware and household goods. A bus standing on the opposite side of the building was also damaged in the blast,” fire service official Dinomoni Sharma said. The cause of the blast was unclear, Sharma said,Read More

“Child Sexual Abuse: Three Men Sentenced to Prison for 8 Years”

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (MARCH-07): The District and Session Court Attock on Tuesday awarded eight years rigorous imprisonment to three convicts found guilty of sexually assaulting a boy on October 05, 2019 within the jurisdiction Police StationRangoo. The Additional Sessions Judge Mr. Zafar Iqbal Sial  being a judge of the special court announced his judgment on the basis cogent evidence after hearing final arguments  of the private and state  counsels . The convicts Danaish Ali, Imran Ahmed and Zohaib Ali were sentenced to rigorous imprisonment with a fineRead More