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ECP should make investigation into foreign funding case public: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the Election Commission should make an investigation into the foreign funding case of the three major parties public. In an interview with a private TV channel, the prime minister said that PTI

Karachi Coordination Committee convenes emergency meeting today

KARACHI: An emergency meeting of the Karachi Coordination Committee has been convened today where progress on various initiatives being taken for the development of Karachi will be reviewed. The meeting will be attended by Federal Minister for Planning and Development

Maryam Nawaz reaches Quetta despite not getting security clearance

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice-president Maryam Nawaz has left for Quetta to meet the families of those martyred in the Machh tragedy despite not getting the security clearance. Talking to the media before leaving Lahore for Quetta, Maryam Nawaz

MQM should part ways with govt and join PDM immediately: Mustafa Kamal

KARACHI: Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) leader Mustafa Kamal has advised Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has announced to part ways with the government and join opposition parties. While addressing a media conference in Karachi, Mustafa Kamal said that the incumbent government

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 77 million

WASHINGTON: The global pandemic coronavirus has infected more than 77,167,000 people worldwide and killed 1,699,498 people. More than 54,089,680 patients of coronavirus have been cured in the world and more than 21,383,049 are undergoing treatment. Coronavirus’s situation is the worst

NCOC finalizes recommendations for COVID-19 vaccine procurement

KARACHI: National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has finalized recommendations for COVID-19 vaccine procurement. This news was announced by Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar that the task force of experts headed by SAPM health Dr. Faisal Sultan

Aamir Liaquat Hussain shifted to hospital as health deteriorates

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf lawmaker Aamir Liaquat Hussain has been shifted to hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19. According to sources, the health of Aamir Liaquat deteriorated earlier today as he has been quarantined at home for the

PM to introduce ‘stringent’ anti-rape ordinance next week

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appreciated Assistant Superintendent (ASI) Buriro’s courageous steps to arrest the rapist in Kashmore. Taking to Twitter, the prime minister wrote that the nation is proud of ASI Buriro. Next week we are bringing a

Coronavirus death toll hits 1,256,352 worldwide

WASHINGTON: The global epidemic of coronavirus has infected 50,263,740 people in the world and 1,256,352 people have lost their lives. The number of coronavirus cases across the world has surged to 50,263,740. While the pandemic has so far claimed more

Zimbabwe cricket team arrives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A 20-member squad of the Zimbabwe cricket team has arrived in Pakistan on a tour. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials welcomed the visiting team at the airport. According to Pakistan Cricket Council sources, the players of the Zimbabwe team

Facebook unveils machine learning translator for 100 languages

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has unveiled software based on machine learning which the company said was the first to translate from 100 languages without relying on English. The open-source artificial intelligence software was created to help the massive social network deliver

FO rejects Indian FM’s remarks accusing Pakistan for justifying errors

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today (Saturday) has rejected the ‘unwarranted and tendentious comments’ of the Indian Foreign Minister (FM), blaming Pakistan for the current state of bilateral relations. “The statement reflects on its own egregious behaviour marked by illegal and unilateral actions

PM inaugurates first facility to produce cardiac stents locally

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan is in the wrong path on and we will take it in the right direction. While addressing Pakistan’s first indigenous cardiac stent manufacturing facility, the prime minister said that the country

FM Qureshi inaugurates Foreign Office Media Centre

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi inaugurated the new multi-purpose Media Briefing Centre in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The media centre is equipped with latest digital technologies aimed at improving the interface between the ministry and the press corps

Fawad Chaudhry urges political leaders to postpone rallies

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has urged all political leaders to postpone rallies due to the increasing cases of coronavirus. Taking to Twitter, Fawad Chaudhry wrote that the National Command and Control Center (NCOC) has issued

FM Qureshi assures complete support for Afghan peace process

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has assured Pakistan’s complete support to the Afghan peace process and expressed that he wants Afghan refugees to return home with dignity. Addressing  a conference at the Institute of Strategic Studies in Islamabad, Shah Mehmood

CM Sindh to inaugurate Sandspit Road today

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah will inaugurate the Sandspit Road today. The news was confirmed by Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab in a tweet. He further confirmed that besides the road infrastructure, mobile toilets have also been placed

Govt not bringing law on public execution in rape cases: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari has said that the government is not bringing a law on public execution in rape cases. Talking to media, Shireen Mazari said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has opposed the public

Stolen assets of developing countries must be returned: PM tells UN

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan today (Thursday) has called upon the world community to take stern measures to immediately stop the exploitation of developing countries by returning the ‘stolen assets’. He expressed his views while addressing a high-level panel on

PM should visit flood-affected areas in Sindh: Bilawal

MIRPUR KHAS: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has demanded the federal government should impose an agriculture emergency and provide relief to farmers in Sindh. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari while addressing a press conference on the occasion of his

Will soon introduce three-wheeler vehicle for women: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has announced that he will soon introduce a three-wheeler vehicle for women. Talking during a show, Fawad Chaudhry said that electric cars will start running in Islamabad soon. “Technological innovation is

Coronavirus death toll hits 873,000 worldwide

WASHINGTON: The coronavirus pandemic has reported more than 26 million cases worldwide and up to 873,100 deaths. The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 26,471,948 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 873,228 lives.

PM Imran Khan to arrive in Lahore for a one-day visit

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Lahore today where he will hold key meetings regarding two years’ performance of the Punjab government. During his one day-long visit, the prime minister will hold a meeting with Chief Minister Punjab Usman

PM Imran Khan expected to visit Karachi on Friday

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to visit Karachi on Friday where he will announce packages for the rain-hit city. Prime Minister Imran Khan revealed on Saturday that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) are

PM vows action against igniting flames of sectarianism on Ashura

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed action against igniting flames of sectarianism on Ashura. In a tweet on Monday, the prime minister while expressing gratefulness over peacefully observing Ashura wrote that those who ignite flames of sectarianism on Ahura

PMD forecasts another monsoon spell in parts of Pakistan today

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast another monsoon spell with strong winds and thundershowers in parts of Pakistan today. Heavy rains are expected in Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Punjab, and Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Islamabad received heavy rains

Three soldiers martyred, four injured in South Waziristan operation

RAWALPINDI: Three soldiers were martyred and four others were injured during a search operation by security forces in South Waziristan. According to a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the three soldiers were martyred as terrorists opened fire at security

President Alvi sends out messages to commemorate Youm-e-Ashura

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) is the victory of truth and a symbol of steadfastness against oppression. On the occasion of Youm-e-Ashur, the president in his message said that the martyrdom

Pakistan reports 319 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus has claimed one life in Pakistan, bringing the total number to 6,284. According to the latest figures released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the country reported 319 new coronavirus cases over the previous 24

PMD forecast another rain-spell in Sindh, Balochistan from today

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department  (PMD) has forecast another system of monsoon rains in Sindh and Balochistan from today until Monday. The new system is expected to bring heavy rains in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Shaheed Benazirabad, Dadu, Tharparker, Nagarparker, Mirpurkhas, Islam