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PCB shuts offices in Lahore after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday shut its offices in Lahore after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus. The identity of the staffer has not been disclosed but he was reportedly not present in Karachi during Pakistan

Myanmar military raids Suu Kyi’s party offices, UN slams violence

YANGON: Myanmar’s military raided the Yangon headquarters of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party late on Tuesday, as the United States joined the UN in “strongly” condemning violence against protesters demanding a return to democracy. The latest assault on

MQM-P office sealed after playing Altaf Hussain’s song

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) landed in trouble after a song about the party founder Altaf Hussain was played during the inauguration of an election office The song was played moments after MQM-P leader Amir Khan inaugurated the office

Drugs recovered from courier firm’s office, smuggler arrested

KARACHI: An Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) raided the offices of a private courier company and recovered parcels containing banned narcotics. ANF officials conducted a raid at the offices of a courier company located near Indus Chowrangi in Korangi receiving an intelligence-based

Man opens fire at Sarim Burney Trust office

KARACHI: A man opened fire at Sarim Burney Trust office after he was not allowed to take away his sister-in-law who had taken refuge over there. The trust’s chairman Sarim Burney said that sister-in-law of the assailant had approached them

Driving licence branches to reopen in Karachi tomorrow

KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided to reopen driving licence branches in Karachi under the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to facilitate the public. The Office of the Deputy Inspector General Police, Driving Licence Sindh, had issued a notification in the

Sindh Police occupies century-old heritage site in Sehwan

HYDERABAD: Sindh Police has been occupying a 125-year-old national heritage site in Sehwan Sharif by setting up a camp office for the past seven years. Former Deputy Superintendent (DSP) Jamshoro Sami Malik had set a police camp office at the

Parliamentary Budget Office

Whenever a government in Pakistan presents a budget, there is scepticism as usual about the integrity of both the budget and macroeconomic figures presented by the government. It is not a secret that past governments at all levels have “fudged”

PMD office predicts another cold spell from Feb 14

KARACHI: Pakistan Metrological Department on Wednesday has predicted dry and cold weather conditions to start from 14 February in most parts of the country. Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast light and heavy rainfall or drizzling particularly in Islamabad and many

Sadiq Sanjrani to visit MQM-P’s Bahadurabad office today

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and a delegation will visit the Bahadurabad office of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) in Karachi to appease the Federal government’s central coalition partner. Sources claim that Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani will visit MQM-P’s head office

Shabbar Zaidi to resume FBR duties on January 20

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shabbar Zaidi has announced to resume his office duties from January 20, putting to rest rumours over any friction with the prime minister. The FBR  spokesman earlier said, “Chairman FBR will be the

China slams Hong Kong attack on state media office

BEIJING: Chinese state-run media on Monday called for a “tougher line” on democracy protesters in Hong Kong as it denounced a “terroristic” attack on a state news agency during another weekend of violence in the semi-autonomous city. Hardcore demonstrators in

Nation to observe ‘Kashmir Hour’ today

ISLAMABAD: The nation will observe ‘Kashmir Hour’ today to express solidarity with the people of Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK). The ‘Kashmir Hour’ will be observed between 12pm to 12:30pm throughout the country and the national anthem of Pakistan and Azad