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  • Usman Buzdar, Chief Minister  of Punjab, said on Monday that Covid-19 hot-spot areas saw a significant drop in the number of coronavirus patients after these neighbourhoods were sealed under Prime Minister Imran Khan’s “smart lockdown” strategy.  He said Covid-affected ...

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  • Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday disclosed that the first batch of Made in Pakistan ventilators have been handed over to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Monday.  According to PM Office, the NRTC has "started local ...

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  • Balochistan government spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani said that the provincial government was in the process of drafting standard operating procedures (SOPs) for reopening educational institutions. While dpeaking at a press conference, he said, "We are looking at whether we can open them in phases. ...

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  • A senior Indian diplomat was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday to register Pakistan's strong protest over the ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control. In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said five innocent civilians, ...

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  • Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has demanded of UK to hand over Nawaz Sharif and Altaf Hussain to Pakistan. He said in his social media twitter “British government should hand over Nawaz Sharif and Altaf Hussain founder of MQM to Pakistan. These two accused are wanted by ...

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  • Accountability Court (AC) has postponed the indictment of former President Asif Ali Zardari in Park Lane Reference and adjourned the hearing of the case till July 14. Judge Azam Khan of AC took up the case for hearing Monday. Farooq H Naik counsel for Asif Ali Zardari filed petition in the court ...

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  • Five civilians, including two boys and two elderly women, were injured as Indian troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Nikial sector along the line of control (LOC), the Inter-Services Public Relations said Monday. “Indian Army troops unprovoked ceasefire violation in Nikial ...

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  • Pakistan and China will sign an agreement on Monday for construction of Azad Pattan Hydel Power Project. In a tweet on Monday, Chairman CPEC Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa said Prime Minister Imran Khan will grace the occasion. He said this project, another milestone under the CPEC, envisages an ...

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  • Special Adviser to PM on Health Dr Zafar Mirza said on Monday he has tested positive for the coronavirus. The SAPM made the announcement on Twitter, where he said that upon medical advice, he is self-isolating at home and taking all the precautions. Dr Mirza said that he is suffering from mild ...

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  • Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has invited Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan Dr Abdullah Abdullah, to pay an official visit to Pakistan. Prime Minister's Special Representative for Afghanistan Muhammad Sadiq in a tweet said relations between the ...

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  • Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit National Radio and Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC) at Haripur on Monday to inaugurate the production facility of first ever indigenously developed ventilators in Pakistan. The NRTC has become the first organization in Pakistan which has indigenously ...

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  • Pakistan on Monday has confirmed 50 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 231,818. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 4,762. According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 3,344 persons have been ...

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  • Ayatullah Durrani, hailing from Balochistan's  Mastung area, has passed away in a private hospital in Balochistan. The central leader of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and former federal minister, Ayatullah Durrani, had been was admitted to a private hospital in Quetta after he got ...

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  • Ruling party, Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaaf, has sacked Uzma Kardar from the party on basis of alleged audio call. Uzma Kardar's alleged audio call was leaked on 15th June.  Uzma Kardar was given show-cause notice from the committee comprising of PTI's top leadership. On failure to appear before ...

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  • Residents of the UK and Europe have expressed deep sorrow and grief over the positive coronavirus result of Shah Mehmood Qureshi, the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, and prayed for his recovery. Mohammad Qamar Multani Amir Chaudhry and others and the Kashmiri community started a series of ...

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  • Foreign Minister Qureshi said the ruling party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, has made “tangible progress” in terms of fulfillment of manifesto commitments and will facilitate the people of South Punjab at their doorstep. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday said there will be a ...

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  • SAPM Bukhari has stated that Pakistan will host Global Tourism Forum in 2021. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari is also the Chairman Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Sunday, he said Pakistan ...

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  • The Sindh Task Force on COVID-19 announced Saturday the provincial government would impose targeted lockdowns in coronavirus hotspots, enhance testing and improve health facilities at isolation centres by making available more high dependency unit (HDU) beds at isolation centres in the ...

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  • Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to ensure strict implementation of SOPs and undertaking all required administrative actions to implement the strategy of smart lockdown to curtail the spread of coronavirus during Eid-ul-Azha. He expressed these views during his visit to National Command and ...

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  • Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting General (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa said on Sunday work on M-8 project, also known as Gwadar-Ratodero Motorway, will commence on a top priority basis. Taking to the microblogging site Twitter, he said the Central Development ...

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  • Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Shibli Faraz has underlined the need for judicial reforms in the country to provide speedy justice to masses. According to media reports he said Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the authorities concerned to give suggestions in this regard so that speedy ...

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  • Beijing hybrid wheat promoted in Pakistan was going to become a benchmark project for agricultural cooperation under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), says a report published by Gwadar Pro on Sunday. In the context of Sino-Pak cooperation in the agriculture sector, China’s Guard Agri. ...

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  • Rain with wind-thundershowers is expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper and central Punjab, Islamabad, northeastern Balochistan, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan during the next twelve hours. Meanwhile, heavy falls at few places are also expected in Kashmir, Pothohar region and Northeast ...

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  • Nationwide tally of coronavirus has reached 228,474 with emergence of 3,191 new cases over the last twenty-four hours. The total cases detected in Punjab are 81,317 Sindh 92,306, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 27,843, Balochistan 10,766, Islamabad 13,409, Azad Kashmir 1288 and Gilgit Baltistan 1545. 139,830 ...

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  • Monsoon rain system has entered Pakistan with light to heavy rains in different parts of the country. The rains resulted in uprooted poles and trees, hundreds of electricity feeders tripped, collapsed roofs with threat of urban flooding in Karachi, Thatta, Badin and Hyderabad. Heavy rain with ...

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  • Sindh Police claimed to have arrested two more suspects on Saturday allegedly involved in the killing of a Canadian woman in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of the city during a robbery bid. The accused have been identified as Rehmat Ali Khan aka Wasooli, who was also an absconder, and Ibrahim Ali Khan ...

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  • Shalimar Express travelling from Karachi to Lahore meets an accident near Khanpur after ramming into delivery goods vehicle. Two days earlier, Lahore-bound 43-Up Shah Hussain Railway Express hit coaster at an unmanned level crossing at Jatri road when a train hit a coaster at an unmanned level ...

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  • Muhammad Javed Ghani has removed Nausheen Javed Amjad as the chairperson of Federal Board Revenue (FBR), media reported on Saturday. According to a notification issued by the Establishment Division which stated, "The Federal Government has been pleased to assign the additional charge of the ...

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  • Pakistan's cricket captain Babar Azam said that he plans on adopting former cricketer Imran Khan’s style of leadership. While talking to a private news channel, Azam said that the cricketer-turned-PM favoured an aggressive style of play and gave immense confidence to his fellow ...

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  • The federal government has now been facing criticism as a serious violation of Capital Development Authority (CDA) bylaws has been observed in the construction of a Hindu temple prompting the CDA to halt the construction of the temple, sources said on Saturday. The building plan of the temple has ...

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