News Desk

  • LAHORE - The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has formed a committee led by Interior Minister Brig (retired) Ijaz Ahmed Shah to prevent spread of disinformation and fake news about COVID-19 pandemic on social media. The decision was taken in a meeting of the National Command and ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan International Airlines will resume its regular flight operations to UAE from Thursday (today). According to PIA Spokesman Abdullah Hafeez Khan, PIA passengers will be able to travel from Pakistan to Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain through air lines' regular flights. ...

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  • Lahore           -         Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi on Tuesday appealed to the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) to take suo moto notice against Pakistan Peoples Party’s ...

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  • LAHORE          -        Pakistan, China and Afghanistan have reached consensus on cooperation against COVID-19, the Afghan peace and reconciliation process, and trilateral cooperation. The consensus reached during the ...

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  • LAHORE - Former state minister and Senior Pakistan Peoples Party leader Ayatullah Durrani passed away at a Quetta hospital on Sunday. Durrani, 64, served as the state minister for industries and production. He had been seriously ill for the past few days and under treatment at the Fatima Jinnah ...

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  • LAHORE - President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday inquired after the health of Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi who was tested positive for coronavirus infection. In separate telephonic conversations, they also wished him early recovery. The Foreign Minister was also ...

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  • LAHORE - Sudheendra Kulkarni, an ex BJP leader doesn’t agree with Modi’s policies especially about Gilgit-Baltistan on the basis of historical facts mentioned in the book Integration of the Indian States by VP Menon. The former BJ leader said on twitter, “#Modi ji, India wanting ...

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  • LAHORE - The picture of a Kashmiri child sitting on grandfather’s dead body soon after the elderly man was killed by Indian military shocked the whole world as leading media outlets strongly reacted to the incident. Arab News headlined the story as “Anger in Kashmir after images of boy ...

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  • LAHORE - Caretaker Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Mir Afzal Khan has allotted portfolios to the newly appointed cabinet members. The services and general administration issued notification on Thursday in this regard. According to notification portfolios of Ministers are following. Aftab Ismail ...

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  • LAHORE - The government has shared with Indian High Commission in Islamabad a list of 324 Indian prisoners in Pakistan, including 270 fishermen and 54 civil prisoners. This step is consistent with the provisions of the Consular Access Agreement between Pakistan and India, signed on 21 May 2008, ...

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  • LAHORE - In a gruesome incident of worst kind reported on the social media that took place in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir an elderly man, accompanied by his three year old grandson , was shot dead by Indian forces in front of the minor. According to the details, the deceased, Bashir Ahmed ...

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  • LAHORE - The government of Balochistan has decided to extend ongoing smart lockdown till 15th July 2020 in the province.  All major business activities will remain closed on Friday.  Wearing face masks and following precautionary measures are mandatory at public places.  

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  • LAHORE        -      Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday appointed twelve caretaker Ministers for Gilgit-Baltistan cabinet. He made the appointment on advice of caretaker Chief Minister Mir Afzal Khan. The notification in this regard issued on Tuesday. The ...

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  • Lahore           -        The European Union's aviation safety agency said Tuesday that Pakistan’s national airline will not be allowed to fly into Europe for at least six months after the aviation minister ...

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  • LAHORE             -         China on Monday said it resolutely supports Pakistan’s efforts to fight terrorism and safeguard its national security. In Beijing, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson ...

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  • LAHORE - Ministry of Religious Affairs will start refunding Government Scheme hajj dues from Thursday. According to spokesman of the ministry, the funds would be refunded through the branches of designated scheduled banks. The Spokesman said all successful hajj applicants of Government Scheme are ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan has decided to reopen Kartarpur Corridor to facilitate all the Sikh pilgrims, officials said Saturday. In a tweet on Saturday, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan has conveyed its readiness to the Indian side to reopen Kartarpur corridor on Monday on the occasion ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan on Saturday categorically rejected the grant of domicile certificates of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir by the Indian authorities to reportedly 25,000 Indian nationals. In a statement, the Foreign Office Spokesperson said Kashmiris have also rejected the bogus domicile ...

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  • LAHORE    -      Saudi Arabia will allow around 1,000 pilgrims residing in the kingdom to perform the hajj this year, a minister said Tuesday, after it announced the ritual would be scaled back due to coronavirus. “The number of pilgrims will be around ...

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  • LAHORE            -        In the wake of pandemic situation, the ministry of Hajj in Saudi Arabia has decided that for this year (1441 H/ 2020 AD) a very limited number of pilgrims who already reside in Saudi Arabia, will be  allowed to ...

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  • LAHORE - Balochistan Budget for fiscal year 2020-21 with a total outlay of 465.528 billion rupees was presented in Balochistan Assembly in Quetta on Saturday. Provincial Finance Minister Zahoor Ahmed Buledi presented the budget. According to details 309 billion rupees have been allocated for ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan has strongly condemned unabated extra-judicial killings by Indian occupation forces in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement issued on Saturday, Foreign Office Spokesperson said more than 110 innocent Kashmiris have been martyred by the Indian occupation ...

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  • LAHORE - The Azad Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday presented tax free budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 amounting to over 139 billion rupees. While presenting the budget at Legislative Assembly in Muzaffarabad on Thursday, Minister for Finance Dr Najeeb Naqi said total revenue has been ...

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  • LAHORE - Authorities on Tuesday confirmed at least 4,443 new coronavirus cases over the last twenty four hours, taking the total tally to 148,921. These include 55,878 in Punjab, 55,581 in Sindh, 18,472 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 8,327 in Balochistan, 8,857 in Islamabad, 1143 in Gilgit-Baltistan and ...

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  • LAHORE - Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday said perhaps with necessary introspection, the current Indian government would be less focused on igniting border disputes with every neighbor, behaving like an expansionist nation, and more focused on serving the poor, downtrodden and ...

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  • LAHORE - Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health, Dr Zafar Mirza on Sunday said that there was a need of smart lockdown for running the wheel of the national economy. While talking to a private TV channel, he said the government was providing all health facilities, equipments and ...

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  • LAHORE - Chief Executive Officer of China’s Overseas Port Holding Company Zhang Baozhong, says Gwadar Port will be a new economic hub of Pakistan and the highest GDP contributor to its economy by 2030. Talking to China Economic Net, he said Gwadar port-related activities are progressing well ...

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  • LAHORE - Minister for Industry and Production Hammad Azhar says the government has presented a balanced budget despite the difficult situation of coronavirus. Talking to a private TV channel, he said the PTI government inherited fragile economy from previous government and secondly coronavirus ...

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  • Lahore - Ambassador of Palestine Mr Ahmed Rabie has expressed his profound grief over the death of Group Captain (R) Saiful Azam. In his message the envoy said, “It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of legendary Eagle of the Sky- Group Captain (R) Saiful Azam (1941 - 14 June ...

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  • LAHORE              -        Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said the hallmark of next year budget is that no new tax has been imposed in it. In a video message, he said we have rather ...

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