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Culture wars bubble under Arab surfaces

Religious conservatives and nationalists in the Muslim world and beyond have the wind in their sails. So do Arab autocrats, even if they increasingly cloak themselves in nationalism rather than religious conservatism. Last week’s first election round in Turkey saw conservatives and ultra-nationalists win control of parliament. At the same time, Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears set to win a third presidential term in this Sunday’s run-off against opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu. Irrespective of whether he is reelected, Mr. Erdogan’s conservative religious and nationalist coalition will enjoy a 322-seat majority inRead More

Watch Saga

The Federal Cabinet decided to public the Toshakhana record of 446 pages in its decision dated 22.02.2023. It was made public after blaming each other on the said issue and the intervention of the Lahore High Court. Finally, on 13 March 2023, the record of gifts from 2002 onwards was finally made public. Upon search, one could find that about 174 Rolex wristwatches were recorded in Toshakhana mostly retained by our politicians and military and civil officials. Each and every person was discussing the worth of gifts and also determiningRead More

‘Will stay with the party’, says PTI’s Qureshi while being re-arrested outside Adiala Jail

‘Will stay with the party’, says PTI’s Qureshi while being re-arrested outside Adiala Jail

UK Acting High Commissioner calls on Sadiq Sanjrani

DNA ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate, Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani, held a meeting with the UK Acting High Commissioner at Parliament House on Tuesday. Discussions focused on political relations, post-flood recovery efforts, trade and investment, parliamentary cooperation, and people-to-people contacts. Chairman Senate highlighted the historic partnership between Pakistan and the UK, emphasizing the upgraded Enhanced Strategic Partnership (ESP) and collaboration in sustainability, health, education, and technology. Appreciation was expressed for the UK’s support in post-flood recovery and its role as Pakistan’s largest trade and investment partner in Europe. The inclusion of Pakistan inRead More

Three policemen of Jand police suspended

DNA ATTOCK (MAY-23) – Three police men of Jand police were suspended and directed to report to district police lines for their alleged involvement in patronage of an illegal filling station established by a spare parts dealer. According to the press release issued by the District Police Office Attock on Tuesday, Assistant Sub-Inspectors Karim Nawaz and Ali Aksar and Head Constable Khuda Dad were allegedly found guilty of patronizing the illegal filling station during a departmental inquiry, who were subsequently suspended and directed them to report to the District PoliceRead More

NHMP thwarts attempt to smuggle 153 tonnes wheat flour

DNA QAZI SHOAIB KHAN ATTOCK (MAY-23) – The National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP) on Tuesday thwarted an attempt to smuggle 153 tonnes of wheat flour near Ghazi Interchange Attock on Peshawar- Islamabad Motorway (M-1). According to a spokesperson of NHMP, 6 suspicious trucks were stopped by Motorway Police near the M-1 Ghazi Interchange and it recovered 153 tonnes of flour from the trucks. The flour was brought from Punjab and was being smuggled to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. After completing the preliminary legal proceedings, the flour and six trucks along withRead More