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Dozens of US lawmakers urge Biden to raise rights issues with Modi

WASHINGTON, JUN 20: Dozens of his fellow Democrats urged US President Joe Biden on Tuesday to raise human rights issues with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Washington this week, according to a letter sent to Biden. Modi left for Washington on Tuesday for a visit projected as a milestone in ties between the two countries. “We do not endorse any particular Indian leader or political party — that is the decision of the people of India — but we do stand in support of the importantRead More

2 army jawans embraced shahadat

DNA Rawalpindi, JUN 20: An improvised explosive device exploded in general area Spinwam, North Waziristan District. Resultantly, Sepoy Gul Rauf (age 29 years, resident of District Lakki Marwat) and Sepoy Abid Ullah (age 23 years, resident of District Karak) embraced shahadat. Sanitization of the area is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area. Armed Forces of Pakistan are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve.

Pakistan, Sweden partner to enable safe restoration efforts

DNA ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Sweden in Pakistan, in collaboration with Business Sweden – the Swedish Trade & Invest Council, hosted a report launch event titled “Rebuild for a Resilient Pakistan.” The event aimed to raise awareness about the ongoing recovery efforts in Pakistan following the devastating floods in 2022 and emphasized the need for long-term, sustainable solutions.  The report highlighted the potential for cooperation between Team Sweden and Pakistan in various key areas, including capacity building, energy transition, community infrastructure, transport and housing, as well as hazard monitoring andRead More

Israel’s plan to build over 4500 settlements inside Occupied West Bank condemnable: PM

“This makes the universally-accepted goal of achieving two-state solution even more distant and sows the seeds of renewed and perpetual instability and violence,” the prime minister wrote on Twitter. He said the unprovoked, illegal and unethical Israeli actions continued to undermine peace with no regard for international law and the UN resolutions. “Pakistan is committed to supporting the Palestinians’ just struggle for an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital,” the prime minister reiterated.

PM, Army Chief discuss economic, security issues

ISLAMABAD, Jun 20 (DNA): An important meeting between Prime MinisterMian Shahbaz Sharif and Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General AsimMunir was held on Tuesday. PM Shehbaz Sharif and the Army Chief discussed the security and economicsituation of the country in the meeting. The channel reported that COAS General Asim Munir gave a briefing to thePM on the internal and external security situation of the country. The channel report further said that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharifexpressed confidence in the security briefing of the Army Chief. Separately, PM Shehbaz also chairedRead More

Sunita Marshall breaks silence on family’s differing religious beliefs

Supermodel-turned-actor Sunita Marshall addressed all the questions regarding the differing religious beliefs of her family, once and for all. In a recent podcast outing with YouTuber Nadir Ali, Marshall clarified that she still follows Christianity and has no plans to convert either, however, her kids with husband-actor Hassan Ahmed are followers of Islam. “It was pre-decided before our wedding that kids will follow the teachings of Islam,” Marshall shared. “My kids read Quran, they offer prayers and fast during Ramadan.” “I have no such plans, nor do I have anyRead More