Pakistan petroleum dealers launch nationwide strike against lower profit margins

Pakistan’s petroleum dealers launched a nationwide protest against the government on Thursday for failing to raise their profit margins.

Several privately-owned petrol stations were closed across the country in response to the call by the Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association (PPDA).

Pakistan’s energy minister Hammad Azhar categorically said that only “legitimate demands” will be accepted and warned that those seeking a nine-rupee raise would face disappointment.

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Abhinandan

The reason for this accolade? India’s claim to have shot down an American-made F-16 with the Russian Mig-21 that WC Abhinandan was flying during the Balakot incident. His plane was totaled as the pilot ejected from the warcraft after being hit. This then led to him being taken into custody by the Pakistan Army.

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is trending on Twitter again, and here’s why. The Indian Air Force (IAF) WC has been conferred with India’s third most prestigious honor; the military ‘Gallantry Award’.

Pakistan Lahore blanketed by smog, ‘Find a solution,’ residents say

Pakistan Lahore blanketed by s

The Pakistani city of Lahore was declared the most polluted city in the world by an air quality monitor on Wednesday, as residents choking in acrid smog pleaded with officials to take action.

Lahore had an air quality ranking of 348, well over the hazardous level of 300, according to IQAir, the Swiss technology company that operates the AirVisual monitoring platform.

Pakistan’s Navy blocked Indian sub from its waters

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Pakistan’s military said its navy detected and blocked an Indian submarine from entering the country’s territorial waters in the Arabian Sea over the weekend.

In a statement Tuesday, the military said the Indian submarine had been detected by the navy’s long-range maritime patrol aircraft on Saturday. It said the submarine was then blocked from entering Pakistan’s territorial waters.

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