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Pakistan expresses solidarity with Afghanistan in wake of devastating earthquake

Pakistan expresses solidarity with Afghanistan in wake of devastating earthquake

ISLAMABAD, Oct 08 (DNA): Caretaker Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilanion Sunday expressed Pakistan’s solidarity with the government and peopleof Afghanistan in the wake of 6.3 magnitude powerful earthquake thatjolted Herat province, causing over 2,000 deaths. On X, the foreign minister posted, “Our condolences with families ofvictims who have lost their loved ones in the devastating earthquake inAfghanistan.  We are in touch with Afghan authorities to help withrescue/relief work.” Considered to be one of the deadliest quakes to hit Afghanistan in twodecades, Taliban officials told media that a large number ofRead More


ICC World Cup 2023: Rahul, Kohli power India to crucial win against Australia

ICC World Cup 2023: Rahul, Kohli power India to crucial win against Australia

Chennai, OCT 8: India beat Australia by six wickets in the fifth match of the ICC World Cup 2023 at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, on Sunday. KL Rahul and Virat Kohli took control of the struggling Indian batting line as the home side had lost three wickets for just two runs in the first two overs. The two batters built a match-winning 165-run partnership, making sure that the Blues don’t start their World Cup journey with an embarrassing loss in front of their home crowd. Kohli contributed 85 runsRead More


Over 600 soldiers killed as Hamas surprises Israel

Over 600 soldiers killed as Hamas surprises Israel

370 Palestinians martyred; many foreign nationals go missing; Israel hurls threats to demolish Gaza Strip News Desk RAMALLAH: More than 600 Israelis have been killed in attacks from Gaza since Saturday, the government says It’s believed that as many as 100 soldiers and civilians were kidnapped when Palestinian fighters crossed the border and raided communities Retaliatory Israeli air strikes have killed at least 370 people in the Gaza Strip, with 2,200 wounded, Palestinian officials say. One British citizen, Jake Marlowe, is missing in Israel – he was working at anRead More


PIDE research reveals internet shutdowns cost Pakistan PKR 1.3 bln in direct loss

PIDE research reveals internet shutdowns cost Pakistan PKR 1.3 bln in direct loss

Islamabad, OCT 8 /DNA/ – In a recent study conducted by the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), startling revelations have emerged regarding the economic impact of internet shutdowns in Pakistan. PIDE estimates show that the closure of internet services for just 24 hours results in a direct loss of PKR 1.3 billion, which equates to a staggering 0.57% of the daily GDP average for the nation. This eye-opening revelation is part of PIDE’s research infographic titled “The Economic Cost of Internet Closure” and highlights the severe consequences of internetRead More


PIA delegation in Jakarta to resolve aircraft issue

PIA delegation in Jakarta to resolve aircraft issue

DNA Islamabad, OCT 8: A seven-member delegation headed by the Secretary of Aviation Saif Anjum is in Indonesia in an effort to resolve a two-year dispute over two Airbus 320 planes that Pakistan International Airline (PIA) returned to a leasing company in September 2021. The delegation, which also includes PIA CEO Amir Hayat, Chief Technical Officer, and Chief Financial Officer, will depart from Islamabad to Kuala Lumpur. The leasing company refused to take back the aircraft on the ground that it did not meet the criteria specified in the contract.Read More


Solangi asks all illegal immigrants to voluntarily leave Pakistan by 31st Oct

Solangi asks all illegal immigrants to voluntarily leave Pakistan by 31st Oct

ISLAMABAD, Oct 08 (DNA): Caretaker Minister for Information andBroadcasting Murtaza Solangi has asked all the illegal foreigners tovoluntarily leave the country by 31st of this month to avoid stateaction to forcibly repatriate them to their respective countries. In an interview with the social media platform WE NEWS, he said all theforeigners, who are illegally staying in Pakistan, irrespective of theirnationality, have been given a timeframe to leave the country and thisshould not be bracketed with Afghans only. Responding to a question, the Minister said the state of Pakistan isfully capableRead More