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Latest petrol price in Pakistan, Expected petrol price from Dec 16

Latest petrol price

LAHORE – The prices of petrol and other POLs are expected to come down from December 16 for the next fortnight following lower prices in the international market. Sources familiar with the development said prices of oil in the international market moved down and the rupee appreciated against the USD during the same period, and it can aid in lowering oil prices for inflation-weary Pakistanis. It was reported that petrol price will come down by Rs10 per litre and diesel prices will saw reduction of Rs12. The price of other petroleum products is also expected toRead More

CJP says prima facie LHC judge committed misconduct; petitioner sought to derail democracy

SC suspends earlier ruling nullifying military trials of civilians

Ansar M Bhatti/DNA ISLAMABAD: Following much deliberation over measures to avoid delay in holding of sought-after general elections, the Supreme Court Friday evening suspended the Lahore High Court’s poll-related order, paving way for the elections to take place on February 8, a major demand of political stake holders and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Qazi Faez Isa and comprising Justice Sardar Tariq and Justice Mansoor Ali Shah, took up the appeal filed by the ECP on the LHC orderRead More

Drug abuse among young students in education institutions

Drug abuse among young students in education institutions

Ms Sabahat AliEducationist Drug abuse among young students is a growing concern in contemporary society, with substantial impacts on academic performance, mental health, and overall well-being. This article explores the importance of implementing drug prevention strategies within educational settings to mitigate risks and foster a healthy environment for students. Understanding the Scope of the Issue:Presenting recent data on drug abuse among students, including the prevalence of substances such as alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drugs. Examining the correlation between substance abuse and academic achievements, as well as increased dropout rates. FactorsRead More

Election delay fears: SC begins hearing ECP plea against LHC order

Election delay fears: SC begins hearing ECP plea against LHC order

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Friday evening began hearing the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) petition against the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) poll-related order, halting the training of district returning officers (DROs) and returning officers (ROs). In its plea, the election commission has prayed to the top court to declare LHC’s verdict — which affected the polling process — null and void and ensure that its order on staging polls on Feb 8 is followed. A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Qazi Faez Isa and comprising JusticeRead More

Sharifullah takes charge of ECP Sindh

KARACHI, DEC 15 (DNA) — Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) officer Sharifullah has taken charge of commission of Sindh. A per a statement issued on Friday, Sharifullah is a grade-21 officer of the commission, who had been serving ECP, Baluchistan. Earlier, ECP initiated transfers and postings of the officer across several key regions, including Punjab, Sindh, and Balochistan. Lower Dir District Election Commissioner Muhammad Iqbal was transferred to Multan. Jamshed Khan was posted as the new district election commissioner for Lower Dir. Additionally, Korangi District Election Commissioner Khuda Bakhsh andRead More

Fallen Heroes: Policemen’s Sacrifice Underscores Resolve Against Terrorism

Fallen Heroes: Policemen's Sacrifice Underscores Resolve Against Terrorism

RAWALPINDI /DNA/ – On 15 Dec Five terrorists including a suicide bomber attempted to attack the Police Lines in Tank City, however, brave policemen offered stiff resistance. Security forces in the vicinity were immediately mobilized to support the Police force and in the ensuing operation, all 5 x terrorists were sent to hell. However, during intense fire exchange with the terrorists, three brave Policemen, having fought gallantly, embraced shahadat. Effective response of the Policemen is a testament of their unrelenting resolve in the fight against terrorism. Pakistan’s security forces standRead More