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Ukraine tried to kill Putin with drone attack: Russia

MOSCOW: Russia accused Ukraine on Wednesday of attacking the Kremlin with drones overnight in a failed attempt to kill President Vladimir Putin. A senior Ukrainian presidential official denied the accusation – the most serious that Moscow has levelled at Kyiv in more than 14 months of war – and said it indicated Moscow was preparing a major “terrorist provocation”. The Kremlin said Russia reserved the right to retaliate, and hardliners demanded swift retribution against Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. “Two unmanned aerial vehicles were aimed at the Kremlin. As a resultRead More

PM Shehbaz reaches London

London, MAY 3 /DNA/ – Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif being received by Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK Mr. Moazzam Ahmad Khan and Special Representative of the British Foreign Secretary Mr. David Gordon-MacLeod at the airport in London on 3rd May 2023.

“Honoring Everyday Heroes: International Firefighters’ Day”

By Karamat Ali Every year on May 4, International Firefighters’ Day (IFFD) is marked to recognise and commemorate the sacrifices made by firefighters across the world. The day serves as a reminder of the courage, selflessness, commitment, bravery and dedication of firefighters who risk their own survival to safeguard people and property from fires and other disasters. After five firefighters tragically lost their lives vying for an Australian wildfire in 1998, the concept of International Firefighters’ Day was first put forth. The incident sparked a worldwide outpouring of gratitude andRead More

PAC again summons SC Registrar on May 16

    ISLAMABAD, MAY 03 (DNA) — Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Noor Alam Khan has once again summoned the Supreme Court registrar on May 16 next. “If the registrar does not come to the PAC meeting, I will issue a warrant,” he said on Wednesday. “If a stay order is taken on the warrant, I will issue the warrant again,” he added.   The PAC also decided to have audit of the Supreme Court from 2010 to 2021. The auditor general was directed to present a comparison of theRead More

Afghan children being used for smuggling in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, MAY 03 (DNA) — The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on Wednesday revealed that the children from Afghanistan are being used in smuggling of clothes, cigarettes, and other goods.   According to details, a meeting of the Senate Committee was held under the chairmanship of Senator Atta-ur-Rehman, in which the ANF gave brief the participants about the smuggling channels.   During the briefing session, the officials of the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) stated that the Afghan government cannot stop smuggling due to poverty, meanwhile the ANF officials released several children aged 5Read More

Constitution Kept the Nation United in Ups and Downs: Law Minister

Islamabad, MAY 3 /DNA/ – The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan organised the national round of Inter-University Bilingual Declamation Competition 2023 held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Federal Minister for Law and Justice Mr. Azam Nazeer Tarar was the chief guest of the final round while Member National Assembly Ms. Mehnaz Akber Aziz was the guest of honour. Chairman HEC Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Executive Director HEC Dr. Shaista Sohail, Advisor HEC Engr. Muhammad Raza Chohan, Vice Chancellors, faculty members, and a largeRead More