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Imran Khan is a better PM than his predecessors: Survey

ISLAMABAD: An online survey conducted by a Dubai-based newspaper has revealed that Imran Khan is a better prime minister of Pakistan as compared to his predecessors. A poll was conducted by Khaleej Magazine in this regard reveals Imran Khan is

CDA supervisor involved in illegal sale of public lands

ISLAMABAD: Illegal construction continues unabated on public lands of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) while authorities have failed to take any action. The sale of public lands continues with impunity in the Noorpur Shahan locality, home to the shrine of

Coronavirus claims seven more lives in Pakistan

KARACHI: The coronavirus has reported 566 new cases in Pakistan, bringing the total number of patients to 309,581. According to the latest figures released by the National Command and Operations Center, 295,033 people infected with the coronavirus have recovered and

Cop resigns after facing verbal abuse from Lahore CCPO

ISLAMABAD: A sub-inspector of the Punjab police has resigned from his designation as Lahore police chief Umar Sheikh verbally abused him during an official meeting. Sub-inspector Fahad Iftikhar Virk, in his resignation letter, stated that he is unable to serve

Citizens irked by piles of garbage in Rawalpindi locality

RAWALPINDI: Huge piles of garbage can be witnessed in Qasimabad area of Rawalpindi Cantonment, causing immense discomfort to local residents. The area is located on Main Peshawar Road, a few steps away from Rawalpindi Cantonment Board. Residents have complained over

Every woman in Pakistan has been sexually harassed: Sheema Kirmani

KARACHI: Renowned social activist Sheema Kirmani has said women are sexually harassed in every Pakistani household and the bitter reality cannot be denied. Addressing a seminar organised by APWA on sexual harassment on Wednesday, Sheema Kirmani said every woman has

Family appeals for assistance to pay feudal lord’s debt

ISLAMABAD: A family from Sindh, who is currently residing in Islamabad, has appealed for assistance to pay their debts to a feudal lord. Husna Sheikh, whose family hails from Kashmore district in Sindh, narrated her ordeal and said that they

Appointment of state broadcaster’s channel incharge challenged

ISLAMABAD: A citizen in Karachi has challenged the appointment of the channel in-charge at the state-owned Radio Pakistan. The citizen has filed an application against the appointment of News and Current Affairs Channel in-charge Muhammad Tariq Chaudhry. The application was

Pakistan to launch first public toilet on wheels

KARACHI: The first public toilet on wheels will be launched in Pakistan. The first two public toilet system named ‘SaafBath’ will be launched in Karachi on 27th September and in Lahore next month. The toilet has been designed for disabled

Two KDA officials illegally appointed at important posts

KARACHI: The higher management has illegally appointed two officials at major posts of Karachi Development Authority (KDA), it has been revealed. According to details, the management has appointed suspicious officers at major posts, whose employment record is not available with

Pakistanis from Saudi Arabia still await return tickets

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistanis, who arrived from Saudi Arabia during the coronavirus pandemic, have not received returns tickets yet despite staging protests outside the office of an international airline. According to details, the Pakistanis from Saudi Arabia had arrived in the

Journalist slammed for objecting to woman yoga on TV

KARACHI: A renowned journalist Ansar Abbasi has landed himself in hot water as he criticised out a woman exercising on a national TV channel.  Abbasi shared a video on his Twitter account in which a woman is seen doing a

Six skilled daughters becomes a source of pride for parents

KARACHI: A father in Karachi has taught his daughters how to repair electrical appliances and work as electricians. A work like an electrician is a very uncommon profession for women in Pakistan. Naseeb Jamal, a resident of Karachi said that

Castrating rapist will be punishing his wife, says CII Chairman

KARACHI: Chairman Council of Islamic Ideology (CCI) Qibla Ayaz has said it was in accordance with Islamic laws and principles to publicly hang rapists.  Speaking to a private TV channel, Qibla Ayaz was asked his opinion on the ongoing debate

Pakistan reports 752 COVID-19 cases, nine deaths

KARACHI: The coronavirus has killed nine more people in Pakistan and brought the total death toll to 6,408. According to the latest figures released by the National Command and Operations Center, 752 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in

Turkey offers to run tram service in Karachi

KARACHI: The government of Turkey has expressed willingness to assist in installing a tram service at M.A. Jinnah Road and I.I. Chundrigar Road in Karachi. Turkish Consul General Mr Tolga Ucak held a meeting with Administrator Iftikhar Ali Shallwani at

PIA illegally demanding higher amounts for tickets

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is illegally demanding higher amounts for tickets from the Pakistanis, who arrived in the country during the coronavirus pandemic. According to details, the Pakistanis from Saudi Arabia had arrived in the country amid pandemic

State broadcaster unlawfully disburses stipend to retd employee

ISLAMABAD: The state-owned Radio Pakistan has been providing a monthly stipend to retired former controller news Riazuddin Mehmood in violation of rules and regulations. The current controller news, Tariq Chaudhry, had violated the organisation’s policy to provide the funds from

CDA special magistrate orders action against defaulters

ISLAMABAD: The office of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) senior special magistrate has been filled after a gap of over three years. The office of the senior special magistrate and additional collector was lying vacant for the past three years.

PPP local leaders protest over Lahore motorway incident

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People Party (PPP) local leaders staged a protest at the National Press Club over the gangrape of a woman on the motorway and demanded to hang the culprits. The nation is enraged by the incident that occurred on

Netizens clash over PM’s call for castration of rapists

KARACHI: The netizens have clashed over Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent call for the castration of rapists due to the motorway gang-rape incident that occurred last week. Yesterday, the prime minister said that he would like convicted rapists to be

Pakistan reports 539 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths

KARACHI: The coronavirus has claimed 4 lives in Pakistan in the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 6,383. According to the National Command and Operations Center, around 539 patients have been affected in the country in the past 24-hours,

DNA sample of suspect in motorway gang rape incident matched

LAHORE: The Punjab police have claimed that the DNA sample of the suspect in the motorway gang rape incident has been matched. A meeting of the inquiry committee probing into the motorway case was held today. The members of the

Pakistan reports 548 COVID-19 cases, three deaths

KARACHI: Three more people have died in Pakistan due to the coronavirus, taking the death toll to 6,373. According to the statistics released by the National Command and Operations Center, 548 more cases of the coronavirus have been reported in

CDA officials illegally demolish newspaper stall 

ISLAMABAD: The corrupt officials of Capital Development Authority (CDA) along with land mafia illegally demolished a newspaper stall, at Islamabad’s Curry Road, by declaring it illegal. According to details, the newspaper stall was almost ten years old and was built

Islamabad’s Sector H-13 residents end protest after assurances from Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD: A protest camp in Islamabad’s Sector H-13 for the provision of basic facilities has been wrapped up after receiving assurances from Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Asad Umar. The federal minister, who was elected from NA-54 constituency,

Lawyer Khadija Siddiqui slams Lahore CCPO over his remarks

ISLAMABAD: Lawyer Khadija Siddiqui has slammed Lahore CCPO Umar Sheikh over his recent statement over motorway gang-rape incident. In a tweet, Khadija Siddiqui slammed Umar Sheikh that who he is to set time limits for women. Ccpo claiming that in

72nd death anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam being observed

KARACHI: The 72nd death anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, is being observed with utmost devotion and respect today. Various events at the public and private levels will also be organized on the occasion. Born as

At least two dead as four-storey building collapses in Karachi’s Korangi

KARACHI: At least two died and several others injured after a four-storey residential building collapsed in Karachi’s Korangi area today (Thursday). According to details, medical treatment is being provided to those pulled out from the rubble. Women and children are

Son of slain traffic sergeant appeals for justice

ISLAMABAD: A son of a traffic sergeant, who was killed in a car crash of former Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Majeed Achakzai, has appealed to the government for justice. Ataullah Khan, son of slain traffic sergeant said the police had

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