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CEAG considers submitting new lockdown proposal

LAHORE: Corona Expert Advisory Group (CEAG) has started considering a lockdown proposal to the government. Member Professor Asad Aslam of Corona Expert Advisory Group said in a statement that SOPs are not being implemented in any sector other than the

Opposition’s frustration is that they cannot control ISI: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan today (Friday) has asserted that the Opposition real issue with the military was that, unlike other institutions, they were unable to control Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) after the agency found out about their ‘corruption’. “If I

There are still concerns over coronavirus: NDMA Chairman

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal has said that there are still concerns over the coronavirus. Addressing a function at the National Locust Control Center in Islamabad, he said that there was a shortage of

Another polio case emerges in Sindh

JACOBABAD: Another polio case has been reported in Sindh on Friday, raising this year’s tally to 70 in the province. According to the polio emergency operation center Pakistan, a one and half-year-old baby girl was tested positive for poliovirus in

14-year-old mentally challenged boy sexually assaulted in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A 14-year-old mentally challenged boy has been sexually assaulted in Dhok Hayat Khan area of ​​Gujjar Khan. The medical report conducted in a hospital proved that teenager was sexually abused. The father of the victim named Mohammad Mursalin, a

Man harasses girls at fast food outlet in Lahore

LAHORE: A man has reportedly been involved in harassing girls at a fast food outlet on Jail Road. A social media user took to Twitter and wrote about a man named Zulfiqar who stares at girls and harasses them. Many

Dr Maha suicide case: Father accuses daughter’s friends

KARACHI: The father of a young female doctor who committed suicide in Karachi’s Defence area has claimed that two of the three prime suspects influenced probe into his daughter’s death. Addressing a press conference, the father of the 25-year old

Heavy rain expected in most parts of country today

ISLAMABAD: Heavy rain is expected in most parts of the country today. Rain in other parts of the country including Islamabad and Karachi made the weather pleasant. According to the Meteorological Department, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Gilgit-Baltistan, including Islamabad, are

Teenage girl stripped, filmed publicly in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A group of men have been accused of filming a 17-year-old girl publicly after stripping off her clothes and posting the video online. As per sources, the girl was allegedly ganged rape by the group before being stripped on

Mahira Khan reveals having ‘sleeping issue’ since childhood

LAHORE: Actress Mahira Khan had revealed that she has a sleeping issue ever since her childhood. Taking to Instagram, the Verna actress disclosed that she used to dream with eyes wide open and shared an artwork with song Nindiya Re

Nawazuddin Siddiqui opens up about having fairness complex

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has opened up about having a fairness complex due to his skin colour. During a recent interview with an Indian magazine, Raat Akeli Hai admitted he too had suffered from mild body image issues as

Best chaat for chatoras

In Karachi, chaat is a way of life and a favorite savory all year round. Karachi is a city of foodies where you can find a variety of mouth-watering chaat served with spices, chopped potatoes, and tomatoes, yogurt.We sorted out

AC adjourns indictment proceedings against Zardari till July 29

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court has adjourned indictment proceedings against former President Asif Ali Zardari till 29th July. The court approved exemption from the appearance of both Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in the same case. As per

Regulators working within own regions likely harmonize efforts

GENEVA: WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said that the regulators that normally work within their own countries or regions will likely harmonize efforts on potential COVID-19 vaccines to speed up their approvals once they become available. Swaminathan said that the

Indian man caught crossing Pakistani border to meet Karachi girl

MAHARASHTRA: An Indian man has been caught over traveling nearly 1200 kilometres to meet a girl hailing from Pakistan. The Indian man named Siddiqui Mohammad Zishan, who is an engineering student, befriended the girl from Shah Faisal town in Karachi

COVID-19 creates debate among scientists over disease transmission

CHICAGO: The coronavirus pandemic has created a debate among medical experts over disease transmission. The World Health Organisation earlier this week acknowledged that the novel coronavirus can spread through tiny droplets floating in the air, a nod to more than

Sania Mirza shares funny video with son

DUBAI: Sania Mirza, a renowned Indian tennis star and wife of Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, has shared an adorable video with her son Azhan that has gone viral on social media. In the video, Sania Mirza is asking questions to

Trump decides to extend visa ban till 2020 year end

WASHINGTON: The United States has extended a ban on its employment permits until the end of the year. A senior White House administration official in a conference said that the move would affect 525,000 jobs in the US, which is

5.7-magnitude earthquake jolts parts of country

ISLAMABAD: A 5.7 magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Punjab on Tuesday. According to details, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake was felt in Rawalpindi, Islamabad and surrounding areas today. Additionally, tremors were also felt in Mardan, Nowshera, Shangla, and Malakand divisions. The

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan exceed 119,500

KARACHI: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged to 119,536 in Pakistan today, while the death toll stands at 2,317. According to data released by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), a total of 5,834 new cases were