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PM to interact with public on telephone today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will interact with the general public via telephone through television, radio and digital media. His interaction will start at 04:00PM this afternoon. Citizens can contact the prime minister on telephone number 051-9224900. Senator Faisal Javed

Sindh govt bans inter-city public transport

KARACHI: The Sindh government has issued a notification regarding a ban on inter-city public transportation across the province from April 30 amid the worsening coronavirus cases in the country. Sindh Transport Minister Owais Qadir Shah has issued stern action to

COVID-19: Public, private offices to function with maximum 50% staff in Punjab

LAHORE: The Punjab government has directed public and private offices to ensure that 50% of the staff works from home, as a measure to limit the spread of the COVID-19. According to a notification issued by the Primary and Secondary

Face masks made mandatory in public places, offices

ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) on Wednesday made it mandatory to wear face masks in crowded public places. The national body has made it mandatory to wear face masks in public places including bazaars, shopping malls, restaurants

‘Ertugrul’ lead actor sings ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’ for fans

ISTANBUL: Turkish star Engin Altan Duzyatan, who essayed the lead role in the play ‘Ertugrul’ has sent love to Pakistani fans by singing the iconic nationalistic song ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’. In a video circulating on Twitter, Engin Altan Duzyatan can

Policeman allows bus operation from Korangi amid lockdown

KARACHI: A police officer alleged pocketed large amounts of money to allow the resumption of public transportation from Korangi industrial area amid lockdown restrictions, it has been revealed. Earlier it had been reported that several public inter-city buses were being

Govt declares sugar inquiry report public

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday approved to make public the inquiry report of the sugar crisis inquiry commission after a special meeting of the federal cabinet. The cabinet gave approval after the inquiry commission presented a forensic report

North Korea’s Kim makes public appearance amid speculation

SEOUL: North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in nearly three weeks, state media reported on Saturday, following intense speculation that he was seriously ill or possibly dead. The country reported that Kim had attended the

Lands illegally occupied along River Soan since 25 years

ISLAMABAD: With the formation of private housing societies across the city, public lands across the embankments of the River Soan have being occupied for the past 25 years. According to official documents, a portion of land on the east side

Luxembourg becomes first country with free public transport

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Luxembourg has become the first country in the world to offer free public transport, as the small and wealthy European country tries to help workers and reduce road traffic. Some cities have already taken similar but partial measures.

Federal govt to make BISP beneficiaries name public

ISLAMABAD:  Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed on Wednesday to make public the name of 938 Sindh government officials who took benefits from the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) the social security program was to provide financial aid to the

PM also wants JIT report of Baldia factory fire to be made public: Ali Zaidi

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan supported the decision of Sindh high court (SHC) for making the JIT report of Badia factory fire public during the meeting with Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi on Sunday. Federal Minister for

Public executions

The National Assembly has passed an archaic and medieval resolution calling for the public execution of those convicted of sexual abuse and murder of children. The contentious resolution was passed with a majority of votes but rejected by several political

Sindh govt declares public holiday on February 5 in province

KARACHI: Sindh Government has announced February 5 as a public holiday for all departments, autonomous, semi-autonomous bodies, corporations and local councils under its administrative control, with the exception of essential services, on occasion of the Kashmir Solidarity Day. A statement

Countrywide public pressure causes govt to hold gas tariff hike

ISLAMABAD: Due to political and public pressure on increasing wheat and sugar prices, the government refused a decision on Monday to raise the tariff on natural gas by 5-15% to avoid public backlash. A second session of the cabinet’s Economic

Meghan Markle appears first time in public since Royal Exit

CANADA: Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has attended a Vancouver women’s shelter, her first public appearance since the couple’s controversial decision to pursue greater freedom from the British monarchy by staying part-time in Canada. On Wednesday the Duchess of Sussex attended

Firdous Awan stresses public cooperation with police

SIALKOT: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Saturday stressed the need for active public cooperation with the police for good policing and early provision of justice. Addressing media after visiting the newly-established