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Religious leaders unite in joint appeal for ceasefire and humanitarian aid in Gaza

Religious leaders unite in joint appeal for ceasefire and humanitarian aid in Gaza

LAHORE, NOV 13 /DNA/ – Religious leaders from across the nation, representing diverse faiths and beliefs, on Monday joined forces to make a global appeal for an immediate end to Israel’s aggression and brutality in Gaza. Addressing a unified audience at the Palestine Conference here at Cathedral Church, they urged the world powers to immediately play their role in ending the persecution of the oppressed Palestinian people. Pakistan Ulema Council Chairman, Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi, and Archbishop Dr. Sebastian Francis Shaw were among the prominent figures who emphasized thatRead More


Relentless bull-run takes share prices to historic high

Relentless bull-run takes share prices to historic high

KARACHI, NOV 13 (DNA) — The relentless bull-run continued to hit the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) taking it to the highest-ever level for the first time in its history on first day of the week on Monday. The benchmark KSE-100 index crossed the 56,000 historic level for the first time in its history and was currently being traded at 56,428 with 1,036-point increase amid robust buying. Experts said the previous week saw the local bourse maintaining its relentless bull run, closing at 55,391points, up 4.27 percent, with volumes averaging 544.05millionRead More


PRCS Chairman calls on Ambassador of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

PRCS Chairman calls on Ambassador of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

PRCS Chairman Sardar Shahid Ahmed Laghari provided a comprehensive overview of the PRCS’s programs and its initiatives regarding rescue, relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction following the recent floods in Pakistan Ambassador Dilsad Senol praised the exceptional services of PRCS during natural disasters and emergencies, specifically acknowledging their recent humanitarian assistance to flood-affected families; assured cooperation with the Red Crescent to ensure uninterrupted service to humanity. DNA ISLAMABAD: PRCS Chairman Sardar Shahid Ahmed Laghari met with the Ambassador of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Dilsad Senol, in Islamabad on Monday. DilsadRead More


Trans-fats in Dietary Sources Responsible for a Surge in Diabetes in Pakistan

Trans-fats in Dietary Sources Responsible for a Surge in Diabetes in Pakistan

By 2045, it is projected that 62 million Pakistanis will be living with diabetes Islamabad, NOV 13 /DNA/ – Pakistan is currently grappling with a concerning surge in diabetes, with every third adult Pakistani living with diabetes and the country ranked at the top in diabetes prevalence rate globally. Empirical evidence from Pakistan suggests that unhealthy diets including high consumption of sugar and industrially produced trans-fatty acids (TFA) have become a significant contributor to Pakistan’s diabetes epidemic. The iTFAs are commonly found in banaspati ghee, cooking oils, bakery ware, deserts,Read More


Commerce Ministry gave go ahead, Kenya-Pakistan JTC Meeting soon: Envoy

Kenya-Pakistan JTC Meeting soon

DNAKARACHI: High Commissioner of Kenya, Nyambura Kamau has requested Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) to submit its input at the Ministry of Commerce about exportable products which can be supplied by Karachi to Kenya so that the same could also be negotiated in the next Joint Trade Committee (JTC) meeting to be held soon. “We want to ensure that Karachi’s business community is not left behind and they also benefit from expanded trade between the two countries”, said Kenyan High Commissioner, “One of the issues to be negotiatedRead More


FPCCI Demands Rs. 18 – 20 Reduction for the Coming Fortnight

Irfan Iqbal Sheikh Karachi (DNA): Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, President FPCCI, has demanded that the federal government should announce a reduction of 18 – 20 rupees per liter in the prices of petroleum products as international oil prices are showing a declining trend despite the harrowing ongoing conflict and supply cuts announced by Saudi Arabia and Russia till December 2023. I can project that these major producers of oil will continue their cuts beyond December 2023, he added. Mr. Sheikh added that international oil prices are now down to $81.30 perRead More