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4 cops martyred in ‘suicide attack’ at Swat police station

Swat, APR 24: At least four policemen were martyred on Monday while 29 others were injured in a “suicide attack” at the Kabal police station in Swat valley. DPO Swat Shafiullah Gandapur confirmed the number of casualties to, terming the incident to be a “suicide attack”. A police official, Imdad, who was present at the scene told that initial information showed the attack occurred around 8:20pm inside the police station premises which also housed the Counter Terrorism Department and a mosque. He said that all three buildings “collapsed”Read More

DC Attock visits Asfandyar Bokhari District Headquarters Hospital

QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (APRIL-24) – Deputy Commissioner Attock Rao Atif Raza during is surprise visit of Asfandyar Bokhari District Headquarters Hospital Attock has directed the hospital management to take care of senior patients till recovery of their health. DC Attock also inquire about the indoor patients in various wards including Dialysis Center on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and distributed sweets among them. On this occasion,  DC also offered special prayers for the speedy recovery of the patients undergoing treatment in the hospital. On his return from a visitRead More

PM Shehbaz has not decided to seek vote of confidence: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD, APR 24: Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Monday that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had not decided to seek a vote of confidence from Parliament. The minister’s tweet came after several media outlets, citing sources, reported that the premier had decided to take a vote of confidence from the National Assembly. In a tweet, Aurangzeb said that no consultation had taken place on the topic, adding that there was no need for it. “The unanimous candidate of the people, the party [and] the coalition parties, Shehbaz Sharif, had takenRead More

PM thanks KSA, Turkiye, Egypt for help to evacuate 427 Pakistanis from Sudan

ISLAMABAD, APR 24 (DNA) — Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has thanked the leadership of Saudi Arabia, Turkiye and Egypt for their help in evacuation of 427 Pakistanis from war ridden Sudan.   According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister Office Monday, the government’s special emergency plan has been chalked out for the safe evacuation of Pakistanis from Sudan has been successfully executed.   Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif himself had been supervising the plan.  “The evacuated Pakistanis from the battle-hit country Sudan are being repatriated to Pakistan throughRead More

Russia-China Togetherness for Regional Peace

Russia-China Togetherness for Regional Peace Munir Ahmed Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin have made a sweeping affirmation of their alignment across a host of issues – and shared mistrust of the United States – in a lengthy statement following talks between the two leaders in Moscow, reported CNN on 22 March 2023. Their meeting, which took place under the shadow of Russia’s war in Ukraine, left no question about Beijing’s commitment to developing its rapport with Moscow, despite Putin’s growing isolation on the global stage, theRead More

Malaria cases spike in Pakistan, Malawi after ‘climate-driven’ disasters

Extreme weather events in Malawi and Pakistan have driven “very sharp” rises in malaria infections and deaths, a global health chief said ahead of World Malaria Day on April 25. Cases in Pakistan last year, after devastating floods left a third of the country under water, rose four-fold to 1.6 million, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). In Malawi, Cyclone Freddy in March triggered six months’ worth of rainfall in six days, causing cases there to spike too, Peter Sands, head of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TuberculosisRead More