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Bangladesh Elections 2024: Awami League leads electoral race

Bangladesh Elections 2024: Awami League leads electoral race

DHAKA, JAN7: Sheikh Hasina wins landslide victory from Gopalganj-3. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Awami League president has won the Gopalganj-3 constituency almost unopposed in a landslide victory bagging 2,49,962 votes in Sunday’s 12th general election. The total number of seats in this constituency is 108. 08:20pm: Quader urges to remain vigilant till final polls result Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has urged his party men to remain vigilant until the final declaration of the polls result. He addressed the media from the Awami League Tejgaon office immediately afterRead More


Social media platforms across Pakistan face disruption

Social media platforms across Pakistan face disruption

ISLAMABAD, JAN 7: Internet monitor Netblocks reported a nationwide disruption of social media platforms on Sunday evening hours before the PTI was scheduled to hold a virtual fundraising telethon and launch its election manifesto. “Live metrics show a nation-scale disruption to social media platforms across Pakistan, including X/Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube,” the internet tracking agency said. It added that the incident comes as “persecuted former PM Imran Khan’s party, PTI, launches its election fundraising telethon”. In a similar incident last month, internet outages were also reported during a PTI virtual powerRead More


Govt not using available legal  options for Aafia release

Dr Aafia Siddiqui

ISLAMABAD, JAN 07 (DNA) — There are many political and legal options for seeking early release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui from the US prison, but sadly the government of Pakistan is simply not utilizing these options for the reasons better known to it, said Aafia Movement leader and noted neurophysician of the country Dr Fowzia Siddiqui, addressing an Aafia Siddiqui Conference here, organized by Team Aafia Pakistan. She said that the nations that don’t respect their daughters would never grow and prosper. She said Pakistan is facing problems because our rulers soldRead More


We ‘salute’ voters for boycotting ‘one-sided’ election, says BNP’s Moyeen Khan

Abdul Moyeen Khan

The BNP Standing Committee member said the people had answered the party’s calls to boycott the election DHAKA, JAN 7: Abdul Moyeen Khan, a member of the BNP Standing Committee, lauded the public for answering the party’s call to boycott the ‘one-sided’ general election. “Your TV cameras tell the story,” he said to the media on Sunday afternoon after hearing reports of the relatively low turnout for the polls.“You have seen hundreds of thousands of photos on social media… you can see photos of dogs basking in the sun inRead More


Italian ambassador gets a resounding farewell

Italian ambassador gets a resounding farewell

Ambassador Ferrarese’s time in Pakistan has been characterized by remarkable contributions to the enhancement of bilateral relations, leaving an indelible mark on the diplomatic landscape Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD: In a dignified farewell ceremony orchestrated by the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in Islamabad Mohammad Karmoune Ambassador of Morocco, esteemed members of the diplomatic community gathered to bid adieu to His Excellency Andreas Ferrarese, the accomplished Ambassador of Italy, marking the conclusion of his tenure in Pakistan. Ambassador Ferrarese’s time in Pakistan has been characterized by remarkable contributions to theRead More


Meta launches love local Pakistan to celebrate local businesses

Meta launches love local Pakistan to celebrate local businesses

DNA Islamabad, JAN 7: Meta has launched #LoveLocalPakistan video series to celebrate the vibrant community of local small and medium businesses in Pakistan. In collaboration with content creator Ali Gul Pir and one of Pakistan’s digital news platform, Meta hopes to share inspiring stories of local businesses that have used social platforms like Facebook and Instagram to start and grow. The video series will run throughout the month of January and give a platform to entrepreneurs to share how digital tools can transform ideas into reality and help grow onlineRead More