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Fresh clashes erupt near east DR Congo city of Goma

Goma, DR Congo, April 12 (AFP/APP): Fresh clashes with M23 rebels erupted Wednesday near the eastern DR Congo city of Goma, according to officials, rupturing weeks of relative calm in the troubled region. A Tutsi-led group, the M23 has won a string of victories against the army and enemy militias since re-emerging from dormancy in late 2021, capturing swathes of North Kivu province. The group also triggered a vast humanitarian crisis as it closed in on the provincial capital Goma, a trade hub of over one million people. On WednesdayRead More

SC summons Finance, ECP Secys, SBP, AGP in Punjab polls case

ISLAMABAD, Apr 12 (DNA): The Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday issued notices to the finance secretary, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) governor, the Attorney General of Pakistan and the Election Commission of Pakistan secretary over the government’s failure to disburse Rs21 billion in funds for polls in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The top court instructed the officials to appear in the judges’ chamber on April 14.  Reportedly, the court was told yesterday that the required funds were not received for the Punjab polls. In its April 4 verdict, theRead More

Youm-e- Ali (R.A.) observed in Larkana Division with religious fervor

LARKANA, Apr 12 (APP): Youm-e-Ali, the martyrdom of the fourth Caliph Hazrat Ali (R.A.) was observed in the Larkana and Kamber-Shahdadkot districts on Wednesday with a religious spirit, reverence and fervor, like other parts of the country, while the different mourning processions were taken out by the mourners.   Special Processions of `Zuljanah’, `Tazias’ and Taboot processions were taken out in different parts of the both districts, while in Larkana city the main procession of Tazia was taken out from Imambargha Syed Bhadur Shah Kazmi and terminated at Siraj Street,Read More

Sports promote peace, tranquility, and harmony in society: Dr Amjad Saqib

Karachi, APR 12 /DNA/ – Dr. Amjad Saqib, Chairman of Akhuwat Foundation, said that sports teach us patience, tolerance, discipline, self-control, and forbearance on how to express it when we win and accept loss with dignity. These values which we learn through sports give birth to a noble society. If the flag of peace is raised through sports, it will go to every field, city and country around the globe.  He expressed these views while addressing at a ceremony held at the historic NJV School in Karachi regarding “Peace ThroughRead More

No hurdles for UN in Afghanistan, says Taliban spokesman

KABUL, APR 12 (DNA) — The United Nations Office in Kabul has issued a statement that the Taliban government has imposed some restrictions on women workers, due to which the United Nations has suspended its activities and has called the Islamic Emirate responsible for all the consequences of the humanitarian situation.   “The Islamic Emirate does not want to create obstacles for the United Nations; rather, it wants to make it clear that this is an internal issue of Afghanistan, which does not create problems for anyone and should be respected byRead More

3 terrorists killed during IBO in Bajaur: ISPR

Rawalpindi, APR 12 /DNA/ – On 11 April 2023, Security Forces conducted an Intelligence Based Operation in general area Loesum, District Bajaur. During conduct of the operation, intense fire exchange took place between own troops and terrorists. Resultantly, 3 x terrorists were sent to hell. Weapons and ammunition were also recovered from the killed terrorists, who remained actively involved in multiple terrorist activities against security forces as well as extortion and target killings of innocent citizens. Locals of the area appreciated the operation and expressed their full support to securityRead More