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Voices for justice cannot be silenced through oppression: Masood Khan

MUZAFFARABAD : The AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said that world history is evident that the freedom movement could never be suppressed through oppression and coercion. On the...

Giant portrait of Sheikh Mujib
heightens anniversary fervour

BHABANIPUR, Bangladesh: A giant portrait of Bangladesh’s founding leader made from rice paddies has drawn hundreds of visitors as the country gears up to celebrate its 50th anniversary of independence this month.The...

COVID-19 vaccination
required for 2021 Hajj

LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s health ministry has ruled that only people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed to attend the Hajj this year, Saudi newspaper Okaz reported on Monday.

Emirates allows passengers to
purchase entire rows as corona

DUBAI: Emirates passengers can now purchase up to three empty adjoining seats on their economy class flights. It comes as passengers seek out more space on planes amid a pandemic that is...

Anas Sarwar wins Scottish
Labour leadership race

GLASGOW: Anas Sarwar has been announced as the new Scottish Labour leader.Glasgow MSP Mr Sarwar defeated Monica Lennon, the only other candidate in the race. The contest was triggered...

Queen urges people to
take Covid jab for others

LONDON: The Queen has urged the public to "think about other people" and get a Covid jab when they are offered one. The monarch, 94, and the Duke of Edinburgh, 99, received...

Boris Johnson sets out
roadmap to lockdown restrictions

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the government’s roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions in England. In a statement to parliament this afternoon he paid tribute to the...

Bangladeshis protest against
Pakistan on Intl’ Mother Day

DHAKA: Bangladeshis took part in protest demonstrations, bicycle rallies and seminars on International Mother Language Day in Dhaka on Sunday recalling with horror the role of the Pakistan occupation forces in suppressing...

5th National “Pur-Azm-Pak
Awards” held in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peace Collective (PPC) – a research and communication project of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (M/O I&B) – organized the ‘5th National Pur-Azm-Pakistan Awards 2021’ ceremony at the Information...

Covid: Two tests for all UK
arrivals during quarantine

LONDON: All travellers entering the UK will be required to take two coronavirus tests while quarantining in an attempt to prevent variants entering the country. According to a BBC report, arrivals will...