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Bilawal hits out at Nawaz: Maryam lauds her father’s steadfastness

Bilawal hits out at Nawaz: Maryam lauds her father’s steadfastness

Bilawal Bhutto also announced launching a programme at union council level to eradicate hunger in the country DNA RAHIM YAR KHAN: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday took a dig at Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supremo Nawaz Sharif as election campaign goes full throttle in the country. Appreciating the party supporters’ enthusiasm at Liaquatpur rally, the former foreign minister said Sharif was spotted in PML-N’s rally in Hafizabad a day earlier and, “I fear he may again return to his den after seeing you”. While wielding aRead More


Pakistan keen to further cement relations with KSA

Pakistan keen to further cement relations with KSA

Chief Minister Punjab reiterates his resolve to finish the public welfare project completion task at the earliest Abid Raza LAHORE: Saudi Arabian Ambassador Nawaf Saeed Ahmad Al-Maliky visited the Chief Minister’s office in Lahore on Friday and met with Punjab CM Mohsin Naqvi. Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi warmly welcomed Ambassador Nawaf Bin Saeed Ahmed Al Maliky. The ambassador of Saudi Arabia also recognized the extraordinary speed of completion of public projects by Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi and paid tribute to his public services. The Saudi ambassador said that Chief MinisterRead More


Flights using Pak airspace drops by 50%

Pakistan

DNA KARACHI: In view of the escalating tensions between Pakistan and Iran, the number of overflying flights and those using Pakistani airspace has decreased by 50%. On Thursday, the number of flights using Pakistani airspace was 450 According to sources, on normal days, 700 to 750 flights per day fly over Pakistani airspace. The number of overflying flights has now reduced to 50% due to the Iran-Pakistan tensions. The sources said that airlines paid the Civil Aviation Authority in dollars for using Pakistani airspace. The reduction or ending of overflyingRead More


Railways Hospitals to be opened for general public

Railways Hospitals to be opened for general public

ISLAMABAD, JAN 19 (DNA) — Pakistan Railways has planned to open all its hospitals for the general public to provide state-of-the-art medical facilities to its employees and the general public across the country. “The decision to open all the hospitals of the department in January has been taken on the directions of Minister for Railways, Shahid Ashraf Tarar,” an official in the Ministry of Railways told APP. The official said the minister has appreciated the management of Pakistan Railways for already opening the Cairns Hospital, Lahore for the general public within aRead More


Phillips, Mitchell help New Zealand take 4-0 lead in T20I series against Pakistan

New Zealand

Christchurch: Glenn Phillips and Daryl Mitchell scored fifties as New Zealand beat Pakistan in the fourth T20I by seven wickets on Friday in Christchurch. New Zealand had slipped to 20-3 in third over of the run-chase but Phillips and Mitchell stitched a match-winning partnership of 139 runs in 93 balls to get their side over the line with 11 balls to spare. Mitchell scored 72 runs in 44 balls, meanwhile Phillips notched up 70 in 52. All three wickets to fall in New Zealand’s inning were claimed by Pakistan captainRead More


Muslim activism in US gaining strength in the wake of Gaza conflict

Muslim activism in US gaining strength in the wake of Gaza conflict

DNAISLAMABAD, 19 Jan: There has been a remarkable upsurge in activism among the Muslim population in the US following the Israeli aggression against Gaza, specifically in efforts to raise awareness and support for the Palestinian cause. The conflict has ignited a strong sense of urgency and unity among the Muslims, and, as a result, their voices are increasingly being heard, which has strengthened the community. This is also evident in the display of solidarity of the general American public towards Muslims in support of this cause. This emerged during aRead More