Police deny suicide news of ASI Asghar in Larkana

LARKANA: Sindh Police on Monday denied the reports regarding the suicide of ASI Asghar Mugheri in Larkana. According to details, the news of ASI Asghar Maghrebi’s suicide is viral on social media, on which Sindh Assembly member Nusrat Saher Abbasi also

Shehryar Afridi removed as Minister of State for Narcotics Control

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek -e-Insaf government has removed Shehryar Khan Afridi from his portfolios where he served as minister of state and frontier regions (SAFRON) and of narcotics control. As per details, Senator Azam Swati, the Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs,

President Alvi urges more efforts to boost country’s exports

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has called upon the businessmen to focus on value-addition, diversification and proper branding of their products to boost exports and compete in the international market. During his address to an award ceremony held at Faisalabad Chamber

PPP leaders should stop lying to public regarding NFC share: Ali Zaidi

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Haider Zaidi has said that the Pakistan People Party (PPP) leaders, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Chief Minister Sindh should stop lying to the public regarding the province share in National Finance Commission (NFC).

Sindh govt to announce package for due payments of KDA employees: Nasir Shah

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said the provincial government will announce a special package for dues payment of the Karachi Development Authority (KDA) employees. While addressing members of the KDA Governing Body

Govt committed to explore more natural gas reservoirs: Sindh governor

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has said the federal government was trying its best to explore more natural gas reservoirs and alternative sources of energy. During a meeting with members of the Korangi Association of Trade and Industry today, Imran

Shehbaz Sharif arrested in money laundering case: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif after his bail plea was dismissed because he failed to satisfy the court in the money-laundering case. Addressing a press conference along

Four SBCA officials suspended on corruption charges:

KARACHI: The Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) has suspended four officers, including Director Ejaz for authorizing illegal constructions in Karachi. According to sources, the SBCA has suspended Landhi Town Director Malik Aijaz, Assistant Director Ehtesham, Buffer Zone Building Inspector Shakeel

Will ensure free, fair elections in GB: Ali Amin Gandapur

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Ali Amin Gandapur has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government will ensure free, fair and impartial elections without any interference Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) on November 15. Addressing a press conference on Monday, the

PCMD initiates clinical trial on COVID-19 patients

KARACHI:  Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD), University of Karachi has initiated the clinical trial of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) “Jinhua Qinggan Granules” in Pakistan for the treatment of COVID-19 mild patients. The Center for

Soldier martyred in firing by terrorists in Waziristan: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: A soldier was martyred during a shootout with terrorists in South Waziristan’s Shakai Vally on Monday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the security troops were patrolling in the area after they had received intelligence reports about the

Gas crisis: will the blame game ever end?

Amid ongoing controversy over gas shortages, the federal government has said the shortfall would almost double in the upcoming winter unless infrastructure constraints were phased out through the cooperation of the stakeholders concerned, particularly Sindh province. The ministry of energy

KP Health Minister Taimur Jhagra tests positive for COVID-19

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance and Health Minister, Taimur Jhagra has tested positive for novel coronavirus on Monday. On a social media website Twitter, Jhagra announced that he has gone into isolation after testing positive for the COVID-19. The KP health

GB would emerge as economic base camp of the country: Minister  

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said the Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) would emerge as an economic base camp of the country due to its strategic location on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) route. Addressing a news

SBP permits institutions to subcontract cloud-based services

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has permitted financial institutions to outsource hosting on the cloud to both domestic and international cloud service providers. In Circular No. 04 of 2020 issued by the Banking, Policy and Regulations, the SBP said

World Tourism Day: Pakistan a paradise for tourists

Pakistan was ranked the top tourist destination for travellers for the year 2020 by the United States-based luxury and lifestyle publication Condé Nast Traveller. The tourism sector is playing a crucial role in the country’s economy. In 2018, the contribution

Pak-Afghan trade issue to be resolved on priority: NA speaker

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly (NA) Speaker Asad Qaiser has said the issues and concerns over Pak-Afghan transit and bilateral trade will be resolved amicably on a priority basis. Talking to a private news channel on Sunday the NA speaker stressed the need

Five among two minors injured in stray dog attacks

KARACHI: Five people, including two children, were attacked by stray dogs in different areas of the metropolis during the past 24 hours. A three-year boy sustained severe wounds on his face after a stray dog mauled him in the Korangi

Smuggled clothes worth millions of rupees recovered in Karachi  

KARACHI: Customs authorities on Sunday claimed to recovered smuggled clothes worth millions of rupees in Karachi. According to customs officials, the customs preventive anti-smuggling organization in raids in Karachi recovered non-duty paid clothes of 45000kg. The raids were conducted at

Pakistan set up manufacturing unit to produce medical equipment

FAISALABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry has said a unit to produce medical equipment in the country has been established in Faisalabad Industrial Zone.  On a social media website Twitter, Fawad Chaudhry said local manufacturing of all

Tourism app launched in Punjab  

LAHORE: On the occasion of World Tourism Day, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has launched the android-based Punjab Tourism app. CM Buzdar inaugurated the Punjab Tourism app besides launching the Department of Tourist Services (DTS) app on Sunday. The app

KCR to be functional soon: Sheikh Rasheed

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed has said that the work on Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project to begin soon. While visiting the site to review the clearance work along the railway track today,  Rasheed said that the federal

Haleem Adil Sheikh criticizes Sindh govt’s ‘apathy for flood victims’

SINDH: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Sindh Vice-President Haleem Adil Sheikh has said all districts in Sindh were badly affected by the rains, as the apathy of the PPP rulers continues in the province. The PTI leader and other party workers reached

CBI grills Deepika, Sara Ali Khan in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case

NEW DELHI: India’s top investigation agency Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has interrogated Deepika Padukone and Sara Ali Khan in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case on Sunday. According to the Indian media, the Bellwood actresses were questioned for six hours

Coast Guards seize 2192 kg hashish from Pasni

PASNI: Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) claimed to have seized a large haul of hashish from Pasni in Balochistan on Sunday. According to a statement issued by the PCG spokesperson, the Coast Guards in an operation recovered 2192 kilograms consignment of

Govt to devise all comprehensive policies for promoting tourism: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government would devise an all-inclusive and comprehensive policy for the promotion of tourism in the country so that all allied sectors could benefit from it and the tourism sector could be further

Pakistan reports 694 new COVID-19 cases, six deaths

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 694 new coronavirus cases and six deaths during the past 24 hours bring the number of confirmed infections in the country to 310,275 and fatalities to 6,457. According to the latest figures by the National Command

Tourism sector can play essential role to boost economy: President Alvi

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that the promotion of tourist activities in rural areas could help in increasing the volume of the national economy and putting the country on the road to prosperity and development as Pakistan has

International Tourism Day being celebrated across the world today

KARACHI: World Tourism Day is being celebrated across the globe on Saturday to foster awareness in the international community regarding the impact of tourism on society. Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization announced to celebrate world Tourism Day

Coronavirus death toll hits 998,721 worldwide

WASHINGTON: The global epidemic of coronavirus has infected 33,055,037 people in the world and 998,721 people have lost their lives. The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 33,055,037the pandemic has so far claimed over 998,721