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Govt decides not to renew passport of Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided not to renew the passport of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. According to Interior Ministry sources, the federal government has decided not to renew his passport. If Nawaz Sharif wants to travel, he has

Pakistan to start coronavirus vaccination from Feb 3

ISLAMABAD: The federal government will launch the COVID-19 vaccination programme across the nation from 3rd February. In this regard, Provincial Health Minister Yasmeen Rashid said that the vaccination drive will begin simultaneously across Pakistan. “China has gifted vaccine to Pakistan

Vaccination campaign against typhoid kicks off today

ISLAMABAD: The federal government is taking a revolutionary step in the field of health as it has launched a nationwide Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) drive from today. According to the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health, the drive has been

Four more ‘Panahgah’ centres to be established in Karachi

KARACHI: The federal government has decided to set up four Panahgah cantres in the Sindh capital to provide quality services to the deserving people staying at shelter homes across Pakistan. More than 100 such Panahgahs have already been established in

Govt decides to register health workers for COVID-19 vaccine

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to register health workers for the coronavirus vaccine. The health department, in this regard, says the vaccine will be administered to frontline healthcare workers in the initial phase. The board also advised visiting ‘www.ncoc.gov.pk’

Unfair distribution of gas a constitutional violation: CM Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has said that the people of Sindh are being deprived of gas and he will take up the issue of unfair distribution of gas with the federal government. A meeting on the gas

Federal govt giving minimum amount for Karachi: Murtaza Wahab

KARACHI: Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab has said that the federal government is giving minimum amount for Karachi. During the press conference, Murtaza Wahab said that out of Rs 1100 billion, Rs 802 billion would be given by the Sindh

IHC to hear govt plea over Indian spy on August 3

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has fixed a hearing to conduct the case of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav against his sentence on 3rd August. A plea that was submitted by the federal government under Presidential Ordinance for the appointment of

Federal govt, PPP oppose increments in lawmakers’ salaries

ISLAMABAD: The federal government and Pakistan Peoples’ Party has opposed a bill regarding an increase in salaries of lawmakers. Speaker of National Assembly Asad Qaiser has opposed the bill and termed it as ‘unreasonable’. He said that the country has

Pakistan to set up first corporate restructuring firm

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday took another step towards economic development, as the federal government decided to build Pakistan’s first corporate restructuring company. The incoming organization, Pakistan Corporate Restructuring Company Limited (PCRCL), will be formed with the funding

UAE royals allowed to hunt rare houbara bustards

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has issued special permission to Emir of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and four other members of the royal family to hunt the internationally protected houbara bustard during the 2019-20 hunting season. According to

Federal government releases Rs8bn for Karachi: reports

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has released funds of Rs8 billion for the completion of ongoing development projects in Karachi. Earlier this month a notification was released from Prime Minister house in which it was stated that

Pakistan decides to raise issue of desecration of Holy Quran at OIC

ISLAMABAD: The Government of Pakistan has decided to write to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) against the act of desecration of the Holy Quran in the Norwegian city of Kristiansand. This was decided in PTI’s core committee meeting under