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Eid ul Fitr 2024: Govt announces 4-day holiday

Eid ul Fitr 2024: Govt announces 4-day holiday

ISLAMABAD, APR 3: The federal government has announced a four-day holiday on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr, starting from April 10. As per the official announcement on Wednesday, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif approved holidays from April 10 to 13. The Met Office on Monday predicted that the first day of Eid ul Fitr would fall on April 10 as the Shawwal moon was expected to be sighted on April 9. The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said the crescent would be born on April 8 at 11:21pm and it wouldRead More


Bushra Bibi facing serious life threats: PTI

Bushra Bibi facing serious life threats: PTI

DNA ISLAMABAD, APR 3: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership expressed alarmed that PTI Founding Chairman Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Bibi was facing serious life threats, who was being slow poisoned solely under the ‘Khan Elimination Project’; however they vowed they would not tolerate any laxity relating to her safety and security come what may. They demanded that their serious apprehensions regarding the slow poisoning and threats to her life should be addressed sans any further delay or else they would chalk out a strategy within few days to give a strongRead More


Pakistan extends condolences to Türkiye after tragic Istanbul fire claims lives

Pakistan extends condolences to Türkiye after tragic Istanbul fire claims lives

ISLAMABAD, APR 3 /DNA/ – Pakistan sends its deepest condolences and heartfelt grief over the loss of precious lives in a deadly fire in central Istanbul, Türkiye yesterday. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their bereaved families. The people and government of Pakistan stand with their Turkish brothers and sisters in this hour of grief.


ANF continues crackdown on drug supply in educational institutions of Twin Cities

ISLAMABAD, APR 03 (DNA) — Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) in a crackdown on drug supply in educational institutions of Twin Cities, seized 2.4 kg hashish from an accused who was a student of BS Computer Science in a local university. The accused was arrested with drugs near Waheedabad Colony on Lahtrar Road. During investigation, the accused confessed to supplying drugs in different hostels. Drug use and sale in educational institutions are a hindrance to educational attainment and the agency is vigilant and always In the search of those involved inRead More


Seminar highlights urgent need for FED hike to tackle tobacco-related health crisis

Seminar highlights urgent need for FED hike to tackle tobacco-related health crisis

ISLAMABAD, APR 3 /DNA/ – Speakers for increase in FED to mitigate pervasive health hazards Islamabad: Speakers at a seminar highlighted the impact of increase on tobacco taxation and its effect on health cost, economic and social factors and demanded increase the Federal Excise Duty (FED) on tobacco products in 2024 to mitigate the pervasive health hazards associated with tobacco. Speaking on this occasion, Mehboob Ul Haq, CEO Human Development Foundation (HDF) said that tobacco consumption remains a formidable challenge for Pakistan, imposing a grave toll on both public healthRead More


President, COAS discuss matters of national security and defense

President, COAS discuss matters of national security and defense

ISLAMABAD, APR 3 /DNA/ – Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Syed Asim Munir NI (M), met with President Asif Ali Zardari today at Aiwan-e-Sadr. During the meeting, matters of national security and defense were discussed.