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Campaign against state institutions conspiracy to weaken Pakistan: Shehryar Afridi

LAHORE: Chairman Kashmir Committee Shehryar Afridi has said that the campaign against state institutions is a conspiracy to weaken the country. While addressing a function in Lahore, Shehryar Afridi said that the campaign against the institutions is a conspiracy to

Police Martyrs Day being observed across country today

LAHORE: Police Martyrs Day is being observed across the country today to pay tribute to policemen who have rendered their lives for safety and security of the nation. On this occasion, Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar while paying homage

Luxembourg becomes first country with free public transport

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Luxembourg has become the first country in the world to offer free public transport, as the small and wealthy European country tries to help workers and reduce road traffic. Some cities have already taken similar but partial measures.

Shortage of masks hinders coronavirus operations in country

PESHAWAR: The lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks has hindered the government’s attempt to protect its healthcare staff and to avoid deadly coronavirus which emerged from bordering China. A health expert based in Islamabad said, “PPEs are most

PM Khan assures nation to lower down inflation in country

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that “come what may,” Pakistan’s Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government will declare numerous actions that would be taken by the federal cabinet at its forthcoming meeting to drop prices of basic food products and

Govt committed to overcome inflation in country: Sheikh Rasheed

RAWALPINDI: Federal Minister for Railway Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed promised that inflation would be brought under control under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan. While speaking to the media in Rawalpindi, the federal minister also dismissed speculations of any in-house-change

After wheat and sugar, poultry crisis begins across country

KARACHI: The poultry industry mafia has hoarded their stocks and plans to create an artificial crisis in the coming days. According to the details, the poultry distributors have planned to create an artificial crisis of chicken and its products after

No shortage of wheat in country: Federal Minister of National Food

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of National Food Security and Research Khusro Bakhtiar on Tuesday informed the Senate that four million tons of wheat were present in the public sector and there was no shortage of commodities in the country. In a

IHC sets up implementation body on jail reforms across country

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday has stated that the wretched condition of prisoners held in various prisons across the country is “a classic example of a failure of rule of law.” In the written

Heavy fog, cold wave continue to engulf plain areas across country

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), has said that fog will encompass plain areas of Punjab, few districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and upper Sindh for the next few days during the night and morning hours. According to tp the Pakistan

Pakistan hospitable country for tourism, says President Alvi

ISLAMABAD: President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi on Monday has said that Pakistan is a beautiful country for tourism and it has the most hospitable people. President Arif Alvi on Monday said that Pakistan is a beautiful place on earth,

Lahore police to provide foolproof security for Christmas

LAHORE: Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Zulfiqar Hameed on Sunday visited various churches in the city to review security arrangements for Christmas. He checked the security of churches at Neela Gumbad, old Anarkali and Regal Chowk. Civil Lines superintendent of

Azadi March: JUI-F’s deadline for PM’s resignation ends tonight

ISLAMABAD: JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman – who on Friday gave deadline to Prime Minister Imran Khan to resign within two days ends tonight. Fazlur Rehman has been planning the next course of action for the Azadi march protesters to proceed

Traders continues shutter-down strike across country

ISLAMABAD: The trader community has continued a shutter-down strike on the second day throughout the country. The stalemate between traders and governments continues as the first round of talks ended with no result. Also read: Traders call for two-day nationwide

Dry weather predicted in country over next 24 hours: PMD

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted dry weather in most parts of the country over the next 24 hours. According to the PMD has also predicted thunderstorms in Malakand and Gilgit-Baltistan. The weather will remain dry in most

Country’s current account deficit reduces by 64%

KARACHI: The current account deficit of the country has been declined by 64 percent on the end of a 21 percent reduction in the import bill. According to the data issued by the State Bank of Pakistan, the current account

PMD predicts dry weather in most parts of country

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted mainly dry weather in most parts of the country. However, light rain is expected at a few places in Kashmir during the next 24 hours. According to the PMD, light rain with

Rainfall forecast in several parts of country

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast more rain in different parts of the country during the next 24 hours. According to the PMD, most cities are likely to remain cloudy on Thursday. Rainfall is expected in Karachi, Abbottabad, Narowal,

Rain expected in parts of country in next 24 hours: PMD

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Monday forecast rain expected in some parts of the country during the next 24 hours. According to PMD, it is likely to receive heavy rains and thunderstorms at some places in Hazara, Rawalpindi,

ECC offers new tax regime for non-resident firms

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has offered a simple tax regime to non-resident companies for making investments in the local debt market with a view to deepening the country’s capital markets. As per the new regime,

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated with religious fervour across country

KARACHI: The people have celebrated Eid-ul-Azha across the country in order to remember the supreme sacrifice offered by Hazrat Ibrahim and his son Hazrat Ismail in the fulfillment of the holy decree. The Eid prayers were offered at mosques and