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Ramifications of Terrorist Attack in Russia on Pakistan

Qamar Bashir

By: Qamar Bashir The devastating attack on a music concert in Moscow, Russia, resulting in the tragic loss of over 133 lives, sent shockwaves reverberating across the globe. This heinous act has deeply wounded the collective spirit of the Russian nation and stirred anguish among people worldwide. The brazen assault on innocent concertgoers, unprecedented in Moscow, strikes at the heart of a city known for its robust security measures, fortified by Russia’s formidable security apparatus and renowned intelligence agency, the KGB. This time, it appears that the attackers managed toRead More

Mohammad Amir ready to represent Pakistan in T20 World Cup

Mohammad Amir

Mohammad Amir has announced that he is ready to represent the country in the upcoming 2024 T20 World Cup after constructive talks with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Amir, 31, called time on his international career in 2020 following issues with the then-management of the PCB but has now made his available for selection. Taking to X, formerly Twitter, Amir confirmed on Sunday that he still dreams of playing for Pakistan and therefore, has taken his retirement back as he has put his country ahead of his personal decisions. “IRead More

Closing ceremony of China-Pakistan Gandhara Art Exhibition held in Shenzhen

Closing ceremony of China-Pakistan Gandhara Art Exhibition held in Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, MAR 24 /DNA/ – The closing ceremony of the exhibition titled “Gandhara Heritage along the Silk Road: A Joint China-Pakistan Exhibition” took place at the Shenzhen Museum today, attended by senior Chinese officials including Mr. Wang Xudong, Director of the Palace Museum; Mr. Zeng Xianglai, Director of Culture, Radio, Television, Tourism, and Sports Bureau of Shenzhen; Mr. Jia Jianwei, Director of Gansu Provincial Museum; and Mr. Huang Chen, Director of Shenzhen Museum. Pakistan side was represented by Ambassador Khalil Hashmi, along with the Acting Consul General of Pakistan inRead More

Ramadan 2024: Fidya, Fitrana amount in Pakistan announced

Muneebur Rehman

LAHORE – Prominent religious figure Mufti Muneebur Rehman has announced Fidya and Fitrana amount for Ramadan 2024 in Pakistan. Fidya is paid by Muslims for skipping a fast for health, travel and other issues as observing all the maximum 30 fasts during the holy month is obligatory for all faithfuls. Following is the structure for Fidya amount for this year: Fidya Amount 2024 in Pakistan Fidya Amount2024 Wheat Barley Dates Raisins Rs300 per roza Rs600 per roza Rs2,400 per roza Rs4,400 per roza Rs9000 for 30 fasts Rs18,000 for 30Read More

Four Test cricketers named in seven-member men’s selection committee

Lahore, MAR 24 /DNA/ – Chairman PCB Mohsin Naqvi announced the men’s selection committee during a press conference at the headquarters of Pakistan Cricket, Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The selection committee comprises seven members including former Test players, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Yousuf, Abdul Razzaq and Asad Shafiq while the captain and coach of the respective national men’s team will also be part of the committee. The seventh member will be a data analyst, who will be responsible for providing the members with statistics and data to help in the selection.Read More

CDA imposes heavy taxes on properties in Islamabad

CDA imposes heavy taxes on properties in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, Mar 24 (APP/DNA): Capital Development Authority (CDA) has imposed heavy taxes on real estate properties in federal capital Islamabad. According to notification, owners of 140 square yards plots in sectors and housing societies like Shehzad Town, Margala Town, and Rawal Town will now pay Rs24,000 in taxes. Farmhouse owners with eight kanals will pay Rs180,000, while those with 90 to 120 kanals will pay Rs442,000. Commercial properties in the blue area will be taxed at Rs32 per square foot for ground floor, Rs22 per square foot for basement, andRead More