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Officials involved in smuggling to be court-martialed

Security personnel involved in 'cross-border smuggling to face court martial'

Interior Minister says every effort shall be made to overcome artificial disparity between the PKR and the Dollar Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Interior Minister Sarfraz Bugti has said the Chief of the Army Staff General Asim Munir has made it clear that those officials involved in any kind of smuggling shall be court martialed. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad together with Information Minister Murtaza Solangi, the interior minister further said every effort shall be made to overcome artificial disparity between the PKR and the Dollar. Bugti presented aRead More

No opening ceremony for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023: Indian media

No opening ceremony for ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023: Indian media

Ahmedabad, OCT 2: Indian media on Monday reported that the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 scheduled to begin on October 5 at the iconic Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad will not have an opening ceremony. Cricket fans were waiting to see the opening ceremony at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on October 4. However, it seems now that the event has been cancelled for unspecified reasons. This grand event was to follow captains’ day when all 10 team captains had to be in attendance. However, Indian mediaRead More

MMA fighter Amber Leibrock embraces Islam

MMA fighter Amber Leibrock embraces Islam

Amber Leibrock, a renowned American MMA fighter competing in the Featherweight division of the Professional Fighters League, has publicly declared her conversion to Islam.  In a heartfelt Instagram post, the 35-year-old athlete shared her spiritual journey, describing the past few months as a period of both challenges and victories. Leibrock’s post highlighted the transformative impact of her newfound faith on her life. She mentioned facing setbacks in her career and distancing herself from loved ones, resulting in significant changes in her life. Despite these challenges, she revealed that a momentRead More

SC adjourns pleas against fuel price adjustment in power bills

ISLAMABAD, OCT 02 (DNA) — The Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday adjourned hearing till October 16 on petitions pertaining to the addition of fuel price and quarterly adjustments in electricity bills. A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Qazi Faez Isa, heard the case. During the proceedings, the court remarked that it wouldn’t allow the facility of video link to anyone on the next hearing, directing all the respondents to appear before the court for arguments. CJP Isa observed that firstly the court would decide the maintainabilityRead More

PTI seeks CJP intervention to foil conspiracy to deprive people of suffrage sine die

PTI seeks CJP intervention

Says caretakers, ECP, PDM partners hell-bent violating constitution ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Core Committee urged that the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) should immediately intervene to safeguard the sanctity and respect of the Constitution, as the caretaker government, ECP and some political parties, which were part of the previous PDM coalition government, were hell-bent on depriving people of right to vote for an indefinite period. PTI Core Committee discussed important issues including prevailing political situation in the country, courts’ proceedings of the cases against the Chairman PTI ImranRead More

Electricity prices hiked by Rs3.28 per unit in quarterly adjustment

ISLAMABAD, OCT 02 (DNA) — Electricity prices in the country witnessed a notable increase of Rs3.28 per unit. According to the report, this price hike is implemented as part of the quarterly adjustment and it is set to remain in effect from October 2023 to March 2024. As per the report, all the countrywide consumers including residential, commercial, industrial and K-Electric will be subject to the increased rates. This move is expected to have a substantial financial impact on consumers, with an estimated cost of 146 billion rupees collectively. DueRead More