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IHC hears poet Farhad case

IHC hears poet Farhad case

ISLAMABAD, MAY 31: /DNA/ – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has turned down the federal government’s plea for wrapping up Ahmed Farhad’s recovery case until the Kashmiri poet’s in-person appearance in the hearing. IHC’s Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani heard a petition filed by the missing poet Farhad’s wife, Urooj Zainab, who was being represented by human rights lawyers Imaan Mazari and Hadi Ali, whereas, Additional Attorney General Munawwar Iqbal attended the hearing to represent the federation. At the outset of the hearing, Iqbal apprised the court that Farhad was onRead More


Big cut in petrol prices announced Relief to masses govt top priority, says Shehbaz Sharif

Big cut in petrol prices announced

DNA ISLAMABAD: The government has announced a big relief for the commuters as it has announced drastic cut in the petrol prices. The petrol price has been reduced to Rs 15 per liter while the diesel price has been reduced to Rs 7 per liter. The govt spokesman said that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is committed to give further relief to masses. He said that even in the coming days the government intends to announce more incentives for the public. The government is also mulling massive relief in the upcomingRead More


Over 1200 youth opt smoking per day in Pakistan needs stakeholders attention: Experts

Over 1200 youth opt smoking per day in Pakistan needs stakeholders attention: Experts

ISLAMABAD, May 31 (DNA): Anti tobacco experts said that over 1200 youth opt smoking per day in Pakistan which needs special attention of stakeholders. The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) on Friday organized a special stakeholder discussion on World Tobacco Day being observed under the theme Protecting Children from Tobacco Industry Interference. Syed Ali Wasif Naqvi, Head of Policy, Advocacy and Outreach, SDPI in his presentation said as per the 2022 data, over 37 million adolescents aged 13-15 globally use tobacco. “In the WHO European Region, 11.5 percent of boysRead More


Imran Khan: ‘I am denied even basic rights as a prisoner’

Imran Khan: 'I am denied even basic rights as a prisoner'

ISLAMABAD, MAY 31: The former Prime Minister of Pakistan, currently imprisoned, says he is deprived of basic prisoner rights. Imran Khan stated that the current authorities are using psychological tactics to break his spirit. “I find myself confined in what is referred to as a death cell – a small, isolated space typically reserved for terrorists. The authorities are determined to cast me in this light. In solitary confinement, I am denied even the basic rights of a prisoner. They employ psychological tactics to break my spirit, but my heart,Read More


Pakistani food companies showcase diverse range of products

Pakistani food companies showcase diverse range of products

ISLAMABAD, MAY 31 (DNA) —Nine leading Pakistani companies, specializing in logistics, rice mills, frozen meals, and a wide array of fruits, juices, pink salt products, candies, snacks, and dried fruits, had made a strong presence at the imported grocery section of the 2024 Salon International De L’Alimentation (SIAL) in Shanghai. According to China Economic Net (CEN), the exhibition, running attracted over 5,000 exhibitors from 75 countries and regions, showcasing more than 350,000 products, representing the latest, innovative and unique food and beverage products from around the world. SIAL Shanghai has become aRead More


China stands ready to work with Pakistan

China stands ready to work with Pakistan

BEIJING, MAY 31: From June 4 to 8, at the invitation of Premier Li Qiang of the State Council, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan will pay an official visit to China. From June 3 to 5, at the invitation of Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi, Türkiye’s Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan will pay an official visit to China. Associated Press of Pakistan: A follow-up question on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s visit to China.Read More