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  •  The anti-locust operations have been carried out in 10,947.07 square kilometers, approximately 2.592 million acres of land across 31 affected districts of the country in order to eradicate the locusts swarms. As many as 966 joint teams comprising over 5,664 people took part in the ...

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  • DIR LOWER - Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) for Anti-Corruption Malik Shafiullah Khan on Sunday said that the steadfastness shown by the frontline workers and people and the steps taken by the government against coronavirus dur­ing the last 100 days were ...

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  • SARGODHA             -          As many as 1688 con­firmed coronavirus cases have so far been report­ed in Sargodha division, of whom 51 lost their lives in which 38 men and 13 women, ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noor ul Haq Qadri on Sunday visited Gurdawara Bhai Joga Singh, Mohalla Jogan Shah here and expressed grief and sorrow with the victim families of Sheikhupura accident. He said on behalf of Prime Minister Imran Khan he visited Peshawar to attend the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The 21st martyrdom anniversary of Kargil War hero, Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed was observed here on Sunday. He was born in district Swabi of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 1970. Captain Karnal Sher Khan was one of the 10 recipients of country’s highest military award, Nishan-e-Haider. ...

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  • PESHAWAR - President Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Malakand division Fazal Hakeem Yousufzai on Sunday called on KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and discussed with him matters relating to overall situation in the wake of coronavirus, the governments’ efforts in that regard and projects in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration and the private sector have joined hands to stem spread of the coronavirus by carrying out extensive disinfection drive in the federal capital. Under the campaign, the teams of local administration in collaboration with the volunteers of ...

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  • TANK - Deputy Commissioner Tank Muhammad Kabir Afridi on Sunday lauded the role of doctors and paramedics in fight against COVID-19 in order to save the precious lives. He was addressing a function held here to mark the 100 days of determination and courage of the frontline workers in the face of ...

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  • Vatican - Pope Francis on Sunday threw his support behind a UN Security Council resolution calling for a halt to conflicts to facilitate the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted the resolution after more than three months of negotiations ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Spokesperson Ministry of Power Division has said that there was no power shortfall in the country and 22000 MW generation is available against recorded system demand of 18,196 MW at 0830 hours. He said that all Power Distribution Companies (DISCOs) were getting electricity from the ...

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  • HYDERABAD             -        The district and session court Jamshoro on Saturday ordered registration of FIR against five doctors of Liaquat University Hospital for their alleged negligence which claimed life of a pregnant woman and her unborn ...

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  • ISLAMABAD             -       In Indian occupied Kashmir, suspension of high-speed mobile internet has entered in 12th month, yet the subscribers in the valley are compelled to pay for the services they aren’t able to use. According to Kashmir ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -        In Indian occupied Kashmir, unrelenting military siege and crippling lockdown imposed by the fascist Modi government of India on August 5, last year, have completed 11 months ...

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  • Peshawar           -       Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dr Kazim Niaz here on Sunday that entire nation was united against COVID-19. The Chief Secretary expressed these views while addressing a function held at ...

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  • Wellington            -      A commercial rocket carrying seven satellites was “lost” after take-off Sunday from a New Zealand launch pad, the owner Rocket Lab said. “We lost the flight late into the mission,” Peter Beck, Rocket ...

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  • London          -         Silverstone will be able to host two Formula One Grand Prix in August as new quarantine exemptions for major sporting events in England were announced by the British government on Sunday. Champions League and Europa League ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Former skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq believes the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup should not be sidelined, as to give room to a league or series, saying this would divert the focus of players on private leagues, instead of international matches, which is not good for the game. “These are ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Greenbelts that had been the hallmark of the Islamabad - The Beautiful, have started developing rough patches, mainly due to the increased use by the residents, facing mobility restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic. It is high time for the Environment Department of Metropolitan ...

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  •  ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad Capital Territory Administration has registered 24 First Information Reports (FIRs) and arrested around 112 persons so far for selling edible items at exorbitant rates amid COVID-19. The authorities also collected over Rs1 million fines from the shopkeepers in this ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-German Ambassador Bernhard Schlagheck advocating the adoption of cycling habit in Pakistan said the practice has diversified health and financial advantages for individuals in particular and a country’s environment at large.“The habit of cycling provides an excellent ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood said on Sunday that China and Pakistan have agreed on some proposals for Joint Ventures between Chinese and Pakistani companies, particularly in the value added agriculture sector. The Joint Venture with ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The Employees’ Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) would pay three-month arrears amounting to Rs2.4 billion to around 400,000 registered pensioners with increased annuity in the next month, its Chairman Azhar Hameed said on Sunday.“Each retired employee registered with the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Indus River System Authority (IRSA) on Sunday released 323,700 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 356,900 cusecs. According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1460.87 feet, which was 74.87 feet higher than its dead level ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has injected four new wells, producing 540 Barrels per Day (BPD) oil and 33.25 Million Cubic Feet per Day (MMCFD) gas, in the transmission network during a period of just five days, from June 26 to 30, 2020. On June 26, the company had ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar Sunday said WAPDA had produced highest ever hydel electricity in 2019-20 with an increase of 20 per cent compared to the previous year. In his tweet, the minister said massive hydel capacity increase was taking place ...

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  • PESHAWAR-The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for the first time has decided not to hand over the contract of 36 megawatt Daral Khwar powerhouse of Swat, constructed with provincial resources, to local contractor but rather to run and look after its affair through public sector. This was decided in ...

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  • RAWALPINDI - Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) would hold first virtual Rawal International Expo 2020 in August. President RCCI Saboor Malik told APP that this will be one of its different kinds that International Rawal Expo is going to be held virtually this year by providing ...

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  • Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Federal Minister for Science and Technology, said on Sunday that Pakistan will have its own big medical and electromagnetic industry in the next three years.“And I have no doubts that the United States will be our major client”, he said in a tweet.The federal ...

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  • Inzamam, who scored 8,830 runs in 120 Tests, said if New Zealand and Australia would have hosted the World Cup jointly then it could have been managed. “There are rumors’ that the World Cup was clashing with the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the Australia-India series therefore it is ...

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  • DERA ISMAIL KHAN - Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Noor Alam Khan Mehsud here on Saturday paid rich tributes to the doctors, paramedical staff, police, officials of Rescue 1122 and the district administration for their role in the 100-day fight against coronavirus.He was addressing a press ...

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