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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

Whole nation feels pain of people of Karachi: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has issued a statement over rain-hit Karachi’s ongoing situation. Taking to Twitter, he wrote that the whole nation feels the pain of the people of Karachi. The whole nation feels the pain our people in

Global coronavirus cases to surpass 24 million

WASHINGTON: The coronavirus has affected 23,586,023 million people in the world, while 812,527 deaths have occurred. The number of people who recovered from the virus is 16,084,558. The United States ranks first among countries infected with the coronavirus, with 5,874,146

Worldwide COVID-19 cases exceed 23 million

WASHINGTON: The global pandemic coronavirus has killed 803,201 people worldwide and infected 23,120,216, while more than 15,713,254 patients have been cured. The United States tops with nearly 5,796,727 cases and more than 172,606 deaths followed by Brazil with over 3,317,832

FM to hold talks with Chinese leadership on early completion of CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the talks will be held with the Chinese leadership on the early completion of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). During his visit to China, the foreign minister said that he would

FM Qureshi departs for China on two-day official visit

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday departed for China on a two-day official visit.  According to the Foreign Office, the foreign minister is paying an official visit to lead Pakistani side in Second Round of the China-Pakistan Foreign

PM to inaugurate BRT Peshawar project today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) metro bus project today. The prime minister had postponed his visit to Karachi due to the inaugural ceremony of the BRT project in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.  The prime

Worldwide coronavirus death toll rises to over 733,000

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus cases worldwide has risen to more than 20 million, with 733,995 people killed. The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 20,025,950 and the pandemic has so far claimed 734,018 lives.

PM requests participation in tree plantation drive tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has requested citizens to participate with him tomorrow in planting trees all over Pakistan. In a tweet on Saturday, the prime minister shared that he has asked his MPs, ministers, Chief Ministers and Tiger Force

PM Imran Khan to visit lahore today

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan will arrive in Lahore to lay the foundation stone of the old urban development project along the Ravi River today. Punjab government is all set to revive an old urban development project on the riverfront

Global coronavirus cases rise above 18.4 million

WASHINGTON: The global epidemic of coronavirus has caused 697,188 deaths in the world and affected 1,84,43,484 people while 1,16,72,917 patients have been cured. The number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States has risen to 4,862,174 and the

PM to chair federal cabinet meeting today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair a federal cabinet meeting today to discuss the economic and political situation in the country. A 13-point agenda of the federal cabinet meeting has also been issued. The preparation and issuance of the

PM appoints Dr Faisal Sultan as SAPM on Health

ISLAMABAD: CEO of Shaukat Khanum Hospital Dr. Faisal Sultan has been appointed as Prime Minister’s special assistant on health. Prime Minister Imran Khan himself appointed Dr. Faisal Sultan as his special assistant on health. He will have the status of

Global COVID-19 cases cross 18 million mark

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 18,234,936. According to the latest data, the pandemic has so far claimed over 692,794 lives. At least 11,444,821 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. The

Governor Imran Ismail felicitates nation on eve of Eid-ul-Azha

KARACHI: On the occasion of Eidul Azha, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has extended heartiest felicitations to Muslim Ummah particularly the people of Sindh and said the day revives in us the spirit of sacrifice for the sake of both Allah

Coronavirus death toll in Pakistan crosses 5,800 mark

KARACHI: The coronavirus cases in Pakistan are now above 275,000, while the number of casualties has passed 5,800. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged to 275,225 in the country, while the death toll stands at 5,865. As per