STAFF REPORT

  • ISLAMABAD    -  The World Bank has appreciated Pakistan government's reform agenda in various sectors and reiterated commitment to support Pakistan through International Development Association (IDA) 2020 during COVID-19 crisis. The commitment was made during a virtual meeting ...

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  • ISLAMABAD- Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) today bolstered its product line-up with the advanced HUAWEI Mate 40 Series, the latest revolutionary flagship smartphones that empower users to leap further ahead. Showcasing the pinnacle of Huawei technology, the new Series reinforces Huawei’s ...

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  • ISLAMABAD- Facebook has finally brought its dating service to the UK and Europe following an eight-month delay after a block from the European data regulator. Facebook Dating is an opt-in feature that allows users to create a profile that’s separate from their main Facebook account. The ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Gymnastics Federation (PGF) Associate Secretary Faisal Fayyaz has said that he is taking drastic steps to improve standard of the game in Pakistan and is keen to take it to new heights. Faisal, who himself is a former national gymnastic champion, said that with all-out support ...

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  • LAHORE - Sports Board Punjab and Youth Affairs and Sports Department organised a ‘Hygiene Awareness Seminar on Dengue & Corona Prevention’ here at Nishtar Park Sports Complex E-Library on Wednesday. Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti, Deputy Director Planning Rauf Bajwa, Deputy Director ...

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  • Plague spread four times faster during London’s 1665 epidemic ISLAMABAD-  The Great Plague of 1665 saw disease spread some four times faster in London than it did at the peak of the Black Death in 1348, a study has concluded. Experts from Canada analyzed thousands of pages of historical ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood, chaired the 4th meeting of the Steering Committee on Pakistan Regulatory Modernisation Initiative (PRMI) in the Board of Investment (BOI). The Advisor to PM on Institutional Reforms, Secretary Commerce, BOI ...

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  • LAHORE- Prince Club beat Muslim Gymkhana by 46 runs in Syed Asad-ur-Rehman Memorial Cricket Tournament 2020 here at PCSIR ground. Batting first, Prince Club gathered 200 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs. Fahad-ul-Haq slammed 53 runs, Nasir Shah 42 and Ammar Tariq 26. Awais bagged 2 ...

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  • LAHORE - The Platinum Homes Polo Cup 2020 will get underway here at the Jinnah Polo & Country Club (JP&CC) today (Tuesday). JP&CC President Col (r) Shoaib Aftab told the media that in this four-goal event, total five teams will be seen in action that are divided into two pools. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  Prime Minister Imran Khan will give future course of action to the Tiger Force and decide the roadmap of new responsibilities for them at a ceremony to be held on Saturday (today). This was stated by Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar while talking to media ...

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  • SUKKUR- PPP Senator Islamuddin Shaikh, MNA Dr Nafeesa Shah, MNA Noman Islam Shaikh and Senator Dr Abdul Qayoom Soomro have expressed their deep sorrow and grief over the demise of party activist and senior leader Rashid Hussain Rabbani. In their separate messages on Friday, they termed that Rashid ...

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  • HYDERABAD- Nazir Ahmed Mirbahar, an officer of Police Service of Pakistan (BS-19) presently posted as SP, Sindh Reserve Police, Base-II, Karachi has been transferred and posted as Superintendent of Police, Special Branch, Hyderabad vice Noor-ul- Haque Rind transferred. According to a notification, ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The Additional Inspector General of Police Hyderabad region, Dr Jamil Ahmed, has ordered transfers and postings of six deputy superintendents of Police (DSPs).  According to separate office orders issued on Friday, Mehar Ali Jagirani and Muhammad Younus Rodhnani, DSPs awaiting ...

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  • LAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday insisted it will not allow any player or official to put at risk the health and safety of other competitors and those breaching the bio-secure protocols in future will be sent packing from the tournament. PCB Director – High Performance, ...

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  • KARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s (PTI) MPA Sindh Raja Azhar visited Jinnah hospital following the complaints of patients on Tuesday night. He went round to the various wards of the hospital and got information about the facilities, according to a PTI spokesperson.  Patients ...

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  • KARACHI - Stray dogs on Wednesday mauled another child in Malir’s area of Gulshan-e-Dad Rahim, Karachi.  According to Details, a girl, who was playing with children in Gulshan-e-Dad Rashim was attacked by four stray dogs. Upon hearing child’s scream, people rushed to the scene and ...

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  • LAHORE-Pakistan Consulate Dubai defeated Media XI comfortably in a two-match cricket series at Skyline University ground in Dubai the other day. According to information made available here on Wednesday, the diplomatic mission team was led by Consul General of Pakistan to Dubai Ahmed Amjad Ali and ...

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  • LAHORE- Balochistan have made two changes in their squad for the ongoing National T20 Cup f0r First XIs. Nineteen-year-old Akhtar Shah has been rewarded for an impressive run in the Second XI National T20 Cup as he replaces out-of-form Umaid Asif, who has taken one wicket from five matches. Akhtar, ...

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  • LAHORE -Secretary Youth Affairs and Sports Punjab Ehsan Bhutta visited Gakhar Sports Arena, Gujranwala E-Library and Gujrat sports schemes on Monday. Bhutta inspected various sports facilities including flood-lit cricket stadium, hockey stadium with an astro-turf, football stadium, badminton hall, ...

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  • LAHORE - After the COVID-19 pandemic, the tennis activities will resume in Punjab with Rafum Punjab Junior Tennis Championship, which will roll into action today (Tuesday) here at the Punjab Tennis Academy. Punjab Lawn Tennis Association (PLTA) General Secretary Rashid Malik said that the players ...

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  • LAHORE - Descon won the Professor Mukhtar Ahmed Butt Memorial Corporate Cricket Tournament after defeating DPS by 6 wickets in the final played here at Ittefaq Cricket Ground. Put into bat first, DPS scored 154-9 with Muhammad Arham scoring 41 runs while Mubashir Iqbal claiming 3 wickets. Descon ...

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  • KARACHI- Some new types of mental illness have begun to emerge during the coronavirus outbreak, with some people experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder, besides a new type of depression and excessive use of medicine was also experienced. These views were expressed by prominent psychologists in ...

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  • Kandhkot - A person got serious injuries as a gas cylinder exploded within the jurisdiction of police A section kandhkot. According to reports, the incident happened in the area Gul Sher mohallah when a bakery owner Mohammad Ali sheikh was preparing tea for bakery workers at kitchen. All of a ...

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  • MIRPURKHAS - Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested three drugs pushers and recovered liquor and illegal gutka from their possession.  On the directives of SSP Mirpurkhas Faisal Bashir Memon, SHO Dighri police station, while conducting raids in his territorial jurisdiction, arrested two ...

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  • LARKANA - The Additional Deputy Commissioner-I Larkana, Imdad Ali Abro has urged the officers of the health department, elected representatives, NGOs, teachers, scouts, students and social workers to play their role in administering the anti-polio drops to the children. He expressed these views ...

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  • Naseem Shah withdrawn from National T20 Cup due to groin niggle  LAHORE - Central Punjab fast bowler Naseem Shah has been withdrawn from the National T20 Cup after complaining of a niggle in groin. He has been replaced in the Central Punjab squad by left-arm fast bowler Waqas Maqsood. Naseem ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  This studio’s last film was released just before the COVID-19 lockdown began, and suffered at the box office considerably because of it. And now Pixar’s newest release, entitled Soul, will be skipping theaters entirely for a streaming debut on parent company ...

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  • LAHORE - Tariq Nawaz batted Cricket Center Club to an impressive 7-wicket victory over Jallo Gymkhana Club in the 1st OTC Lahore Challenge Cup One-day Club Cricket Tournament match. Jallo Gymkhana, batting first, scored 225/9 in 35 overs with Azhar Waheed hitting 82, M Danish 60 and Qasim Butt 30. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan yesterday reported 624 fresh Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths, according to official portal to check spread of coronavirus cases in the country. The official data said that Covid-19 infected 19 more people in Balochistan, bringing the provincial tally to 14,951. The contagion has ...

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  • Islamabad -Capital Development Authority has started work on providing storm drainage system in Sector I-11/1 and I-11/2. Excavation work for laying pipes is in progress and is being carried out at fast pace. Directions have been issued to complete the project within given time frame. Pipes of ...

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