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11 killed in blast at funeral for assassinated Afghan governor

KABUL, JUN 8: At least 11 people were killed by a blast on Thursday at a funeral service for an Afghan acting provincial governor whose assassination this week was claimed by militant Islamic State (IS), the interior ministry said. Security has improved dramatically since the Taliban stormed back to power in August 2021, ousting the US-backed government and ending their two-decade insurgency, but the militant IS group remains a threat. An interior ministry statement said the blast at the funeral for the acting governor of northeastern Badakhshan province also injuredRead More

Solid Waste Management to be established to address environmental issues: DC Attock 

QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (JUNE-08)  – Deputy Commissioner Attock  Rao Atif Raza on Thursday while presiding over a meeting with regard to World Environment Day  has  said that  a Solid Waste Management (SWM) system across six tehsils of district Attock would be established to address environmental issues. The SWM would be expanded with the help of local municipal committees across the district by the end of this year, said DC while presiding over a meeting in connection with World Environment Day observed on June 8.  Officials of local administration,Read More

Pakistan Navy observes world oceans day

KARACHI, JUN 8 /DNA/ – Pakistan Navy celebrated World Oceans Day to focus the maintenance and development of the oceans and coastal areas. Oceans are very important for mankind as these are major source of sustenance of life on earth and act as lungs to our planet as they provide more than 50% of the oxygen produced on this planet. They are also major absorbers of greenhouse gases and carbon dioxide. World Oceans Day is observed globally on 8 June to draw focus towards the impact of human activities onRead More

Sneering Politics

Criteria set forth by Higher Education Commission to appoint a full Professor make one startled. It requires Ph.D. from an HEC-recognized Institution, 15 years of teaching/research experience in HEC recognized University, and 15 research publications. Scholars give their blood, sweat, and tears to secure the prestigious title of Professor. But Pakistan’s politics is so exotic that one spending less than fifteen years of his/her life in deluxe prison can claim that he/she could do wonders if he becomes Prime Minister, Minister of Education, Finance, Foreign, Health and Defenceetc. does notRead More

CASS conducts seminar on “Managing Pakistan’s Relations with India”CASS conducts seminar

LAHORE, JUN 8: /DNA/ – A seminar was conducted by the Centre for Aerospace and Security Studies (CASS), Lahore on the theme of “Managing Pakistan’s Relations with India” today. The seminar was arranged against the backdrop of the existing stalemate in the bilateral relations between Pakistan and India. It featured an address by the former Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri. Mr. Kasuri is regarded as an expert on India, as he has vast experience dealing with India, especially from 2002-2007. His address was followed by an extensiveRead More

Pakistan National Archives celebrates International Archives Day

Pakistan National Archives celebrates International Archives Day ISLAMABAD, JUN 08 (DNA) — The National Archives of Pakistan is proud to announce its celebration in honor of International Archives Day. To commemorate this significant occasion, the National Archives will host a spectacular photographic exhibition, showcasing the extraordinary lives and contributions of freedom fighters and renowned personalities, with a special focus on rare documents belonging to the Father of the Nation, Quaid-e-Azam. The exhibition, titled “Flashes of Freedom: An Exhibition of Courage and Heritage,” will transport visitors through a visual journey intoRead More