19th death anniversary of renowed Urdu poet Qateel Shifai being observed today

KARACHI: The 19th death anniversary of renowned Urdu poet and lyricist Qateel Shifai observed today across the country. Muhammad Aurangzeb, known as Qateel Shifai through his pen name, was born in Haripur in 1919 and passed away on July 11, 2001. Besides ghazals and geet, Qateel also penned film songs. He was given awards in recognition of his contributions to...

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Five killed in attack on South African church, hostages freed

Five people were killed in an attack on a church west of Johannesburg in the early hours of Saturday, South African police said, with some of the attackers taking hostages who were later freed. Police arrested around 40 people and seized 40 firearms, including rifles, shotguns and handguns, related to the attack on the International Pentecost Holiness Church in Zuurbekom,...

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Hagia Sophia’s contested history over 15 centuries and two faiths

ISTANBUL: A Turkish court on Friday annulled a 1934 government decree that had turned Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a museum, opening the way for the sixth-century building to be converted back into a mosque. President Tayyip Erdogan, whose ruling AK Party sprung from political Islam, has said the cavernous domed building should revert to being a place of Muslim worship....

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Asad Umar promises unscheduled load-shedding will end in Karachi from tomorrow

Unscheduled power outages by K-Electric will come to an end from tomorrow onward, Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reforms and Special Initiatives Asad Umar promised. Addressing a press conference on Saturday, he said that the Petroleum Division will increase its previous supply of 190 standard cubic feet gas to 290 cubic feet. “This means that an added 100 standard cubic...

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World must not let Srebrenica-like massacre happen in occupied Kashmir: PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said he feared a massacre similar to the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica could happen in Indian occupied Kashmir and urged the international community to take notice and prevent it from happening. Speaking on the 25th anniversary of the massacre, the premier said he still remembered when the genocide had taken place. "We were...

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Fawad Chaudhry says govt will turn Pakistan into ‘technological superpower’ within 10 years

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said on Saturday that the PTI-led government aims to turn Pakistan into a technological superpower within the next 10 years. According to the federal minister on Twitter, the Ministry of Science and Technology adopted ‘Made in Pakistan’ projects under the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan. “In Pakistan, sanitisers and masks were...

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CPEC: Pakistan, China approve plans for 130 joint research projects in context of climate change

BEIJING: The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) have approved preliminary plans for 130 joint research projects in the context of climate change under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). According to the official list released by NSFC, 149 proposals were submitted to the two foundations this year in four categories; fossil energy conversion and...

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