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Chairman Tahir Ashrafi declares Rabi-ul-Awwal as ‘Month of Mercy’ in Pakistan

Chairman Tahir Ashrafi declares Rabi-ul-Awwal as 'Month of Mercy' in Pakistan

LAHORE, SEPT 18 /DNA/ – In the auspices of Pakistan Ulama Council, the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal will be celebrated under the title of the month of Rahmatul-ul-Alameen ﷺ, said Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi, Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council. While addressing a press conference here on Monday in Lahore, Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi said that during the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, Rahmatul-ul-Alameen ﷺ conferences will be held across the country, in which religious scholars and Ulemas-Mashaykh will speak on social harmony, promotion of tolerance and elimination of extremism from the excerptsRead More

AKU welcomes inaugural class of the faculty of arts and sciences

AKU welcomes inaugural class of the faculty of arts and sciences

KARACHI: /DNA/ – The Aga Khan University launched its Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) today, diversifying its academic offerings and giving students access to a uniquely multifaceted education. AKU’s first new faculty in Pakistan in 30 years, FASushers in a new chapter for the University, expanding its programmes beyond the health sciences and teacher education into an array of new fields. FAS students will have the option of majoring in either Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; Social Development Studies; Philosophy, Politics and Economics; or Human and Environmental Biology. WhateverRead More

PTI seeks high-level probe into Ammar’s merciless death


DNA ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson expressed deep grief and sorrow over the tragic death of the minor son of PTI ticket holder Mian Ibad Farooq, demanding the Chief Justice of Pakistan to conduct a high level probe into the political murder in order to bring all visible and invisible killers to justice. PTI spokesperson said that the fascist and ruthless system prevalent in the country is responsible for the merciless murder of the little soul Ammar, as the Pakistan is currently in the grip of the worst state oppressionRead More

Sindh home minister allowed to buy Rs31 million bulletproof car

KARACHI, SEP 18 (DNA) — Sindh caretaker cabinet, in its very first meeting, has allowed the purchase of a new bulletproof car worth nearly Rs31 million for the caretaker home minister Brigadier (r) Haris Nawaz. In this connection, the summary the home department had sent to the caretaker chief minister a few days ago read that the car, which the minister presently had, was not enough to protect him from any terror attack. “So, therefore, in view of the position he holds in the Sindh government and threats which heRead More

Bilawal calls for govt action, demands justice for Asif Baloch’s family

Bilawal calls for govt action, demands justice for Asif Baloch's family

DNA OKARA, Sept 18: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari addressing a press conference in Okara demanded that the administration, government and the judiciary provide justice to the family of Asif Baloch over the killing of his brother, The Chair PPP offered condolences to Asif Baloch and his family. The PPP is a family and is with the bereaved family during this difficult time, Chairman Bilawal said. He said that he will personally contact the current CM regarding this case with the hope that justice is served. Chairman BilawalRead More

Kabul only banned ‘Specific Secular Liberal Education’: UK Cleric

Kabul only banned 'Specific Secular Liberal Education': UK Cleric

KABUL: Shaykh Hamid Mahmood, a member of the delegation of British religious scholars who recently came to Kabul, said that all girls go to schools up to age 10 or 11 in Afghanistan and girls can continue education in specific subjects and he added that education has not completely stopped. Shaykh Hamid said: “It’s a temporary suspension not on education, temporary suspension on specific secular liberal education.” 5Pillars, a Muslim news site, shared a video in which Shaykh Hamid Mahmood said Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi told him that girlsRead More