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FM Bilawal’s India visit: will it make any difference?

Comment Ansar M Bhatti Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s visit to Goa, India in the wake of SCO foreign ministers summit held on May 4-5, has evoked a mixed reaction, especially at home. While the leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf continue to take a dig at the foreign minister for ‘earning disrespect’ for the country, others would give him full marks for not only aptly representing Pakistan at the highest forum but to respond befittingly to the India narrative in which it tried to build a terrorism case against Pakistan. ThoseRead More

Man allegedly kills wife over giving birth to baby girl

RAJANPUR, May 07 (APP): The cruel husband got angry about giving birth to a baby girl and allegedly killed his wife by opening fire in the tribal area of Rojhan. According to details, Hakim Ali s/o Haji Bakhtiar resident of the Doli area of Rojhan was annoyed with his wife over giving birth to a daughter and killed her by opening fire and fled away from the crime scene. Upon receiving the information, Border Military Police (BMP) reached the spot and handed over the body to heirs after a postmortemRead More

Four persons of family killed over domestic dispute

ABBOTTABAD, May 07 (APP): At least four persons including three women were shot dead and a minor boy sustained injuries in a domestic dispute in village Lari Syedan Thandyani an area of Nawan Shahr police station here Sunday. According to the details, in a domestic dispute, the husband shot dead his wife, two sisters-in-law and brother-in-law and managed to escape from the crime. In the incident, four persons including three women and a teenage boy were killed while a two-year-old child boy miraculously survived despite receiving a gunshot. The injuredRead More

Breaking vicious economic nosedives

Qamar Bashir Former Press Secretary to the President Former Press Minister to the Embassy of Pakistan to France Former MD, SRBC The economy of Pakistan has, for the entirety of its existence, followed a pattern of both growth and decline with very few deviations from this scheme, with one constant: as soon as successive governments on the strength of higher economic growth starts pursuing policies in greater national interest, the external factors in collusion with the internal factors had been fomenting  political, constitutional, and legal crisis, had been discrediting theRead More

Need to prepare ourselves according dimensions of science and technology: RCCI

RAWALPINDI, MAY 7 /DNA/ – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has urged the stakeholders to prepare themselves according to the changing dimensions of science and technology. “The education policy should be shaped according to the demand of the industry; the knowledge economy is currently leaving the sub-sectors behind.” Tools like artificial intelligence and ChatGPT have revolutionized the world and we have noticed that human resources have been replaced by machines i.e. robots. RCCI President Saqib Rafiq expressed these views at the“Education Excellence Recognition’ ceremony arranged by the RawalpindiRead More

UK’s Pakistan network celebrates the coronation in style

ISLAMABAD, MAY 7 /DNA/ – The UK’s Pakistan Network, supported by the British Council and the GREAT campaign, has marked the Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla in style this weekend with a series of events. On Saturday, the British High Commission in Islamabad hosted a black-tie ball, whilst the Deputy High Commission in Karachi held a traditional garden party. To reflect King Charles’s passion for youth development, both events were themed around the Commonwealth’s ‘Year of Youth’ campaign and aimed to shine a spotlight onRead More