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Two Pakistan Army soldiers martyred in Dir bomb blast

General
RAWALPINDI: Two Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred in a bomb explosion in Dir district. According to a statement issued by the ISPR on Sunday, an improvised explosive device exploded as the security forces personnel passed by in general area Barawal of Dir District. Resultantly, Sepoy Sajid Ali (age 30 years and resident of Kotli, Azad Kashmir) and Sepoy Adnan Mumtaz (age 32 years, resident of Poonch, Azad Kashmir) embraced shahadat (martyrdom). Following the incident, the security forces launched an operation to clear the area and eliminate any terrorists present in the region. The ISPR statement further said that the Pakistan Army is determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers will not go unpunished.

First electric car unveiled in Pakistan

Karachi
KARACHI: The country's first electric car was unveiled on Pakistan's 75th Independence Day in Karachi on Sunday. According to details, the echo-friendly Pakistani car named Noor-E75 has been developed under the auspices of the Dice Foundation. DICE Foundation Chairman Dr Khursheed Qureshi while talking to the media said it is an eco-friendly electric car and a proud achievement of Pakistani engineers. He said it has 5-seat and 5-door. With the AC, the electric car is equipped with a 35-kilowatt battery that will be charged in just 7 to 8 hours, he added. Dr Khurshid Qureshi further informed that the Pakistani electric car will run 210 kilometres on a single charge and will hit the roads in 2024.Mazar.

Quaid-e-Azam created Pakistan with political wisdom: CM

Karachi
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said Sunday that Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah created Pakistan with his political wisdom and farsightedness and now as a responsible nation, we have to protect it and strengthen it politically and economically. This he said while talking to the media along with acting Governor Sindh Agha Siraj Durrani at Mazar-e-Quaid which he visited to pay homage to the father of the nation on the eve of the 75th anniversary of independence. The CM said that some political orphans have tried to create unrest in the country by advancing their baseless narrative, but the people of this country are politically aware and united under the banner of the national flag. “We all have to work hard for the development of this country,” he said. To a que...

SMBBMU celebrates Pakistan Day

General
LARKANA: Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) organized a Pakistan Day ceremony in Chandka Medical College (CMC) on Sunday in connection with the 75th Diamond Jubilee celebrations which was participated by students and employees of the college wearing Pakistani shirts in the event. Commissioner Larkana Gahanwer Ali Laghari, Vice Chancellor and faculty cut the diamond jubilee cake jointly, SMBBMU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Anila said while addressing the ceremony said that the secret of any country's development is better health and education and as a medical university we have both these responsibilities. She said that we can only understand freedom when we understand the philosophy of live and let live. She said that freedom is the greatest treasure and the greate...

Two die in road accident near Loralai

District
LORALAI: Two women died while sixteen others, including women and children, sustained injuries in a road accident in district Loralai of Balochistan province on Sunday. According to levies force, over speeding passenger wagon turned turtle on Dera Road area in district Loralai, resultantly, two women namely Manu Bibi and Ujra Bibi died while sixteen others, including women and children, sustained injuries. The bodies and injured were rushed to Loralai hospital for completion of codal formalities and treatment, respectively. The bodies were handed over to the heirs after fulfilling necessary medico-legal formalities while the injured were being treated. Further investigation was being conducted by the concerned authorities, however, names of the injured could not be ascertained till f...

Pakistan flag hoisted in Paris on Independence Day

Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: A flag hoisting ceremony was held at Pakistan Embassy in Paris to celebrate the Independence Day of Pakistan here this morning. Charge d’Affaires Muhammad Amjad Aziz Qazi raised the Pakistani flag to the tune of the national anthem in the presence of members of the Pakistani community, Embassy officials and their families. Messages of President of Pakistan, Prime Minister and Foreign Minister were read out on the occasion, says a press release received here today from Paris. In his remarks Charge d’Affaires congratulated the members of the Pakistani community on the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Pakistan and said that despite the challenges, Pakistan is developing as a modern democratic state with a vibrant civil society. Pakistan, he said, is making strides in all sp...