PM welcomes Facebook’s investment in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has welcomed Facebook’s investment in Pakistan. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook chief operating officer, called on the prime minister via video link during which PM Imran Khan said that there are more opportunities for digital platforms like

India sets global record with single-day rise in COVID-19 cases

NEW DELHI: India has reported the highest single-day jump in coronavirus cases of any nation in the COVID-19 pandemic. India’s 78,761 cases exceeded the 77,299 recorded in the United States on 16th July, a Reuters tally of official data showed.

Punjab govt to launch Orange Line metro train on October 25

LAHORE: The Punjab government has extended the inauguration date of the Orange Line metro train to 25th October. The project will be handed over to the Mass Transit Authority on 15th September after construction is completed. According to the General

NAB summons CM Punjab on August 12

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on complaints of abuse of power on 12th August. According to sources, NAB summoned the Punjab chief minister on complaints about the issuance of illegal alcohol permits. Usman

AC indicts Shehbaz, Hamza in Ramzan Sugar Mills case

LAHORE: An Accountability court has indicted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case. During the hearing, the court directed to start indictment proceedings over which, the PML-N leader’s lawyer

Punjab govt to hold local body elections soon

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has said that the Punjab government will hold local body elections soon. Usman Buzdar has directed to complete the ongoing projects of the local government as soon as possible. The Punjab chief minister said

Pakistan reports decline in COVID-19 cases

KARACHI: Pakistan has reported 2,691 coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the national tally of infections to 234,508.  As per the detail, 77 deaths were reported during the past 24 hours, taking the tally of casualties to 4,839.