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Explosion injures 7 in Karachi hospital

Explosion injures 7 in Karachi hospital

Refrigerator’s compressor exploded in store room of emergency department, says BDS Bureau Report KARACHI: According to the rescue officials, the incident occurred inside the emergency ward of Sindh Government Hospital in the city’s Liaquatabad area. “Soon after the blast, fire engulfed the entire ward [within no time],” the officials said. The hospital administrator also confirmed that at least seven people, including a two-year-old child, were injured in the explosion. After being informed, rescue teams rushed to the hospital and extinguished the fire. Dr Attique, the hospital’s Medical Superintendent (MS), saidRead More

Imposing PDM-2 on nation again through daylight robbery on public mandate unacceptable: PTI

Power-wielders must learn to respect people’s choice: Raoof

DNA  ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Spokesperson strongly rejected the ongoing malicious attempts and shameful drama to tamper with the results to convert PTI’s overwhelming majority into minority to impose the people-rejected PDM-2 on the nation once again. PTI spokesperson, in a strongly-worded statement on Sunday, vehemently denounced the reprehensible plot to deprive people of their true and genuine representatives, as efforts were afoot to steal the public mandate and re-imposed the gang of criminals on the nation. He made it clear that the people of the country would not acceptRead More

Experts urge inclusive parliamentary democratic system, respect to everyone’s vote   

Experts urge inclusive parliamentary democratic system

DNA Islamabad – The concerned citizens and the experts urged all the political parties and state institutions to respect the mandate given to the candidates in the February 8 elections. They said especially the majority of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supported Independents shall be given a rightful chance to take the course. An inclusive and collaborative political governance shall pave the future development discourse in the absence of clear majority at the federal level. Even the majority parties in the provinces shall take other parties on board for an inclusive democraticRead More

Post-election scenario: PDM Part-II on the anvil

Post-election scenario: PDM Part-II on the anvil

AnalysisAnsar M Bhatti Islamabad: The February 8 election will undoubtedly be remembered as a pivotal moment in Pakistan’s parliamentary history, marked by intense controversy surrounding the exclusion of a specific political party from the entire electoral process. The unfolding events have raised serious questions about the fairness and transparency of the electoral procedures. Initially, the key leadership of the PTI found themselves behind bars, facing allegations of involvement in the May 9 incidents. Subsequently, the party faced another setback when it was stripped of its election symbol, the ‘bat.’ AsRead More

People have shouted their will!”: Alvi hails record turnout, praises women and youth

President Arif Alvi

ISLAMABAD, FEB 11: (DNA) – President Arif Alvi has congratulated the people of Pakistan, especially the women for coming out in huge numbers, withstanding all pressures and standing up for democracy. The youth deserve a special mention, and I praise them for having decided to take charge of the country by participating peacefully in the voting process. They have put their faith in democracy. This belief is very precious, it will write history and must be recognized. A true mandate is essential to come out of the severe financial crunch,Read More

Shaban moon not sighted in Pakistan, Shab-e-Barat on Feb 26

Shaban moon not sighted in Pakistan - Shab-e-Barat on Feb 26

ISLAMABAD, FEB 11: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee has confirmed that the moon of Shaban was not sighted anywhere in the entire country. As a result, the committee has declared that the 1st of Sha’ban 1445 Hijri will fall on Monday, February 12 and Shab-e-Barat will be observed on February 26. Following the announcement by the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, the Ministry of Religious Affairs promptly issued a notification to inform the public of the official decision.