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‘Ertugrul’ actor Engin Altan extends Eid greetings in heartfelt message for Pakistanis


Famed Turkish actor Engin Altan, who essays the lead role in blockbuster drama Dirilis: Ertugrul or Ertugrul Ghazi, has extended Eid greetings in a special message to his Pakistani fans on Eid-ul-Fitr. Articulating his thoughts in a video message, Altan expressed gratitude to all his fans in Pakistan for the appreciating his play. “I cannot thank you enough for the unimaginable love and incredible response you are giving to Ertugrul Ghazi Urdu by PTV. And I also would like to thank PTV for bringing Ertugrul Ghazi to your home,” Altan said. Extending Eid greetings, the actor wentRead More

PIA plane crash: Pilot ignored 3 warnings from Air Traffic Control to lower altitude


KARACHI: The pilot of the ill-fated PIA plane that crashed a couple of days ago had ignored warnings from air traffic control about the plane’s height and speed as the aircraft approached for landing. The PK-8303 tragedy has become the third most-catastrophic aviation disaster in Pakistan’s history. The plane crashed into a narrow residential street in Karachi on Friday, dealing significant damage to houses in a densely-populated area. Of the 99 people aboard, 97 were killed and only two passengers survived. According to a report from air traffic control seenRead More

EU ambassador extends greetings


A.M.BHATTI   ISLAMABAD (DNA) The ambassador of European Union Androulla Kaminara has extended her heartfelt greetings on the occasion of Eid. In her special video message which she recorded along with her spouse, she said they were celebrating first Ramzan and Eid in this beautiful country of Pakistan. The ambassador said as many as 20 million Muslims living in various European countries are celebrating Eid. Ambassador Kaminara said values of resilience, patience and charity are very much an integral part of celebration of Ramazan.   “We very much understand thatRead More

Army Chief General Bajwa  spends Eid with troops at LOC

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  RAWALPINDI (DNA0 -General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Line of Control in Puna Sector and spent Eid with troops COAS offered Eid prayers at the frontline and prayed for peace, progress & prosperity of Pakistan in these difficult times particularly seeking Allah’s blessings for the nation to overcome Covid 19 pandemic. While talking to troops, COAS  lauded their professionalism , operational preparedness befitting response to Indian CFVs and morale in the face of evolving challenges. Performing ones duty  away from home even on such festiveRead More



Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force  greeted the whole nation on the auspicious occasion of Eid ul Fitr. The Air Chief in his message stated that this Eid  comes in very unusual circumstances. On one hand the Nation is resiliently fighting COVID-19 pandemic; while on the other, our hearts mourn the loss of precious lives in tragic Crash of PK-8303. He extended heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families of the Corona Victims and martyrs of PIA plane crash. The Air Chief alsoRead More

Australian HC donates books to children library


A.M.BHATTI   ISLAMABAD (DNA) -Australia’s High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr Geoffrey Shaw and his wife Gaynor Shaw donated 70 books to a Children’s Library at SOS Children’s Village.   “From classic storybooks to books on science and history, we hope this Eidi keeps 145 kids at the facility entertained while their schools remain closed,” High Commissioner Shaw said.   In a special message on Eid ul Fitr, the High Commissioner sent his warmest wishes to Muslims in Pakistan, back home in Australia and around the world.   “As we markRead More