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Election Commission declares around 21,326 polling stations as sensitive

Election Commission declares around 21,326 polling stations as sensitive

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday declared around 21,326 polling stations across the country as sensitive and very sensitive. According to figures provided by the commission, 11,053 polling stations are declared sensitive while 10,237 are categorised as highly sensitive. Around 10 security men will be deployed on highly sensitive polling stations while

MQM announces its candidates for May polls

MQM announces its candidates for May polls

LONDON/ KARACHI: Chief of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Altaf Hussain on Saturday announced the party’s candidates for the May 11 elections, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. In a telephonic address to a public gathering in Karachi on Saturday afternoon, MQM Chief said that the MQM is the only party that truly represents all communities of

JI office burnt in Karachi

JI office burnt in Karachi

KARACHI: An office of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) located in Nazimabad, Karachi, was set on fire by unknown persons on Saturday, police said. The JI spokesman said that only one worker was present inside the office who was also tortured by the attackers. The furniture of the office was destroyed due to fire. JI Karachi chief Muhammad

Rare Sikh artefacts on display at Sheesh Mahal, Lahore Fort

Rare Sikh artefacts on display at Lahore Fort

Lahore: Punjab Governor Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood inaugurated a three-day exhibition featuring rare artifacts from the Sikh tradition under the title “Glorious Sikh Heritage under One Roof” at the Lahore Fort on Thursday. The Dispatch News Desk DND) reported. A large number of Sikhs were present in the ceremony. The display has been organised by Dayal Singh Research and

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Pervez Musharraf shifted to Chak Shahzad farmhouse

ISLAMABAD: Former President Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf has been shifted to his farmhouse in Chak Shahzad from Police Lines Headquarters on Saturday evening, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. Earlier in the day, local administration declared his farmhouse a sub-jail. The decision, came a few hours after an anti-terrorism court sent Musharraf to jail on a

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Blast in Bajaur Agency; four killed

BAJAUR: A suicide attack took place outside District Headquarter Hospital in Khar tehsil of Bajaur agency on Saturday that left at least four people including a security personal dead and three others injured, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. According to the Assistant Political Agent, the suicide attacker was a woman who detonated her explosives outside the

BEIJING: Nai-Ni Chen went to China's Silk Road and got caught in a whirlwind. The mosaic of cultures and nature she observed on a summer of travel inspired her to choreograph a contemporary dance embodying the spirit of this ancient trade route.

Silk Road experience inspires dance like the wind

BEIJING: Nai-Ni Chen went to China’s Silk Road and got caught in a whirlwind. The mosaic of cultures and nature she observed on a summer of travel inspired her to choreograph a contemporary dance embodying the spirit of this ancient trade route.The Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. “Whirlwind is the cultures, art, energies and people

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