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Pakistan Railways announces ‘massive reduction’ in fares on Eid

Pakistan Railways announces 'massive reduction' in fares on Eid

ISLAMABAD, APR 9: In a bid to facilitate commuters, the Pakistan Railways (PR) has announced a 25% reduction in the fares as a special package on the auspicious occasion of Eid ul Fitr. In a statement, the PR said: “Railway fares will be reduced by 25% for first three days of Eid-ul-Fitr.” This discount will be available on all types of trains and classes. The discount, however, will not be applicable on Eid special trains, clarified PR’s spokesperson. Last week, the PR issued instructions to all superintendent of police RailwaysRead More


Armed forces of Pakistan extend heartfelt Eid Mubarak wishes to nation

Armed forces of Pakistan extend heartfelt Eid Mubarak wishes to nation

RAWALPINDI, APR 9 /DNA/ – Armed Forces of Pakistan, alongside CJCSC and Service Chiefs, extend heartfelt Eid Mubarak wishes to all citizens of Pakistan.  “For a soldier, the true essence of Eid lies in the pride of serving on the frontlines, safeguarding our nation, away from loved ones and the festivities of Eid. May the blessings of Allah shower upon our beloved homeland, ushering in peace and prosperity. Ameen.” On this auspicious occasion, let us reflect upon the unwavering courage of our national heroes, serving as a beacon of inspirationRead More


Shawwal moon sighted, Eidul Fitr to be celebrated in Pakistan tomorrow

Shawwal moon sighted, Eidul Fitr to be celebrated in Pakistan tomorrow

ISLAMABAD, APR 9: The Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee on Tuesday announced that Eidul Fitr would fall on Wednesday (April 10) as the Shawwal moon was sighted. The announcement came after a meeting of the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee at the Federal Secreta­riat’s Kohsar Block in Islamabad, while meetings of zonal and district Ruet-i-Hilal committees were held at their respective headquarters concurrently. The meeting was chaired by Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad, and attended by the members of the Ruet-i-Hilal Commit­tee, as well as officials from the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Suparco, and theRead More


Explosives seized as security forces take down terrorists in South Waziristan: ISPR

Explosives seized as security forces take down terrorists in South Waziristan: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, APR 9 /DNA/ – Security Forces conducted an intelligence based operation in South Waziristan District. During conduct of the operation, after an intense fire exchange, two terrorists were successfully neutralised and sent to hell. Weapons along with a large quantity of explosives were also recovered from killed terrorists, who remained actively involved in numerous terrorist activities in the area. Sanitization operation is being conducted to eliminate any other terrorist found in the area as Security Forces of Pakistan are determined to wipe-out the menace of terrorism from the country.


Ruet-i-Hilal Committee meeting for Shawwal moon sighting underway

Ruet-i-Hilal Committee meeting for Shawwal moon sighting underway

A meeting of the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee is currently under way in Islamabad to spot the Shawwal moon and ascertain whether Eidul Fitr — which marks the end of Ramazan — will fall on Wednesday or Thursday. The meeting of the central moon-sighting body is being held at the roof of the Federal Secreta­riat’s Kohsar Block in Islamabad, while meetings of zonal and district Ruet-i-Hilal committees are being held at their respective headquarters concurrently. The meeting is being chaired by Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad, and attended by the members ofRead More


Embargoed till sighting of 1st Shawwal 1445 AH moon

Embargoed till sighting of 1st Shawwal 1445 AH moon

President Zardari felicitates nation, Muslim Ummah on Eidul Fitr ISLAMABAD, APR 9 (APP/DNA): President Asif Ali Zardari felicitated the Pakistani nation and the Muslim Ummah on the auspicious occasion of Eidul Fitr and urged them to show compassion and generosity and share their happiness with the poor and needy. In a message, he said, “On this auspicious occasion of Eidul Fitr I felicitate and express my sincere wishes to the Pakistani nation and Muslim Ummah.” “I pray to Allah Almighty to bring immense blessings, happiness, peace and security to everyoneRead More