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NTDC restores southern system power



  • National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) spokesman, in a statement, on Sunday held that a preliminary investigation shows that both 500 kilovolts (kV) transmission lines emanating from the Hub Power Company's (HUBCO) power plant did not trip on transmission fault but got tripped due to a "transfer trip signal".

Pakistan calls for civilian protection in conflicts



  • At the United Nations (UN), Pakistan on Sunday called for addressing the root causes of conflicts and finding peaceful settlement of disputes to ensure the protection of civilians in conflict situations; an official statement said.

Thousands attend martyred Sabzar's funeral



  • In Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), thousands of people defying curfew and other restrictions participated in the funeral prayers of top Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander Sabzar Ahmad Butt in Tral area of Pulwama district, on Sunday; Kashmir Media Service (KMS) reported.

Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in Egypt



  • Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Minya province of Egypt, resulting in the loss of numerous precious lives and injuries to many; an official statement said on Sunday.

Pakistan conditionally opens Chaman border crossing



  • Pakistan on Saturday opened the friendship gate at Chaman border on humanitarian grounds, in the holy month of Ramazan upon request from Afghan authorities; an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said.