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Bilawal vows 100% increase in salaries for govt employees as electioneering in full swing

Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari

Upper Dir: As general elections draw closer, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari Tuesday vowed to increase salaries for all government employees by a whopping 100% if his party was given another chance at power. Addressing a public rally in Upper Dir, Bilawal said the PPP raised the salaries of government employees whenever his party came into power, reported. In June 2010, the PPP-led federal government increased the salaries of public servants by 50% in their basic pay on an ad hoc basis, while the party claims it playedRead More


Saudi Arabia calls on all countries to stop supplying weapons to Israel

Saudi Arabia calls on all countries to stop supplying weapons to Israel

RIYADH: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has called on all countries to stop supplying weapons to Israel. He emphasized that we oppose the forcible eviction of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip while speaking to the BRICS conference via video link. Gaza should immediately resume receiving humanitarian help. Mohammed bin Salman stressed the necessity of creating a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders and we call for the start of meaningful discussions to end the Palestinian conflict.


Pakistan needs a serious inhouse reset: Experts

Call to build gender empowerment perspective in disaster management & resilience policies ISLAMABAD, NOV 21 /DNA/ – Pakistan needs a serious inhouse reset and order amid improved governance to achieve an economic and geostrategic balance in the region, say experts. This was the crux of a plenary session titled: “Balancing Geostrategic and Economic Diplomacy”, held here on Tuesday at the 26th Sustainable Development Conference organized by annual Sustainable Development Policy Institute. The overarching theme of this year is “Light at the End of the Tunnel: nHope in Times of Despair”.Read More


Police crackdown against under age drivers, 26 arrested

Police crackdown against under age drivers, 26 arrested

By Faisal Munir / DNA ATTOCK (Nov 21): Special instructions of District Police Officer Dr. Ghiyas Gul, the traffic police started a crackdown against underage drivers and driving dangerously and arrested 26 violators on Tuesday.  14 cases were registered in City Attock Police Station against under age and dangerous driving while 8 cases were registered in Tehsil Fateh Jang Police Station and 4 in Tehsil Jand Police Station.  The DPO warned the children, parents that road accidents were increasing day by day due to underage drivers. The parent to notRead More


IESCO announces planned power cuts for development work in Islamabad region

IESCO announces planned power cuts for development work in Islamabad region

ATTOCK (NOV-21) /DNA/ – Power supply was remained suspended by the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) in Attock and other parts of the Islamabad Region  on Tuesday  due to necessary maintenance and routine development work. According to IESCO Spokesman, the power supply of different feeders and grid stations was kept  suspended for the period from 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM, Islamabad Circle, Shikraparian, Filtration Plant, G-6/3, Babul-Salam, Marvi, Waheedabad, Sohadran Road, Khanna Dak, Alipoor, F-8, G – 10 Center, I-8/2, I-10/2, G-13/4, F-11/4, Rahara, CM Pak Zong, Kari, Birut, Kaldana,Read More


DC visits deaf and defective school

DC visits deaf and defective school

By Faisal Munir / DNA ATTOCK (Nov 21): Deputy Commissioner Atif Raza visited the Deaf and Defective school on Tuesday in People’s Colony, Attock where he distributed helping devices to the special children and encouraged the children. According to the Deputy Commissioner office, Atif Raza while speaking to the audience said that special persons are an integral part of our society and it is our utmost duty to fulfill all their needs and give them all the due rights. DC assured the special persons that whatever problem the deaf andRead More