Staff Reporter

  • ISLAMABAD - Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said it is after 17 years that Pakistan has come out of current account deficit. In a tweet on Thursday he said, “This happened because our exports and remittances remained more than imports.” He said the government had ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday said that Pakistan attaches great importance to its cordial relations with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and wants to further expand bilateral ties with the brotherly country for the mutual benefit of the two sides. He was talking to President, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has approached Twitter administration to immediately sensitize its moderation teams and ensure that the platform is not used as a propaganda tool for spreading fake information.  In the wake of current smear campaign of spreading false and ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The Deputy Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad Abrar Ahmed Jaffar chaired a meeting on Thursday to finalise arrangements made for the 7 day anti-polio Campaign commencing from October 27. Addressing the meeting, DC said that no slackness would be tolerated in administering anti polio drops ...

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  • KARACHI - The Pakistan Coast Guards foiled a smuggling bid of huge quantity of narcotics in Balochistan. According to a news release, the PCG officials acting on a tip off recovered 824 kg of Hashish from a nullah in Shaadi Kor area near Pasni. The seized drugs was said to be smuggled abroad. The ...

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  • LARKANA - Armed men shot dead a man and his wife near Larkana in the wee hours of Thursday. As per details, the man, Ibrahim Jatoi, who was a school peon, and his wife Farzana were asleep on the rooftop of the school in village Hatti in Baqrani taluka when armed men opened fire on them. As a ...

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  • KARACHI - The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday ordered Sukkur police to arrest the murderer of Qasim Khoso as soon as possible. A SHC bench, headed by Justice Aftab Ahmed Gorar, conducted the hearing on a petition filed by Muhammad Sharif Khoso against Sukkur police for not arresting the key ...

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  • UBAURO - A man was axed to death by unknown people near Ubauro on Thursday. The man, Akbar Nasrani, was asleep in the crop field of Jam Tanveer in village Langaho when armed men axed him to death.  Police shifted the body to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handed over ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The Deputy Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad Abrar Ahmed Jaffar through an announcement has directed all dairy farms owners existing in the limits of Municipal Committee Nawabshah, all Town Committees and cities to shift their dairy farms out of the Nawabshah city by November 16. The ...

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  • KARACHI - ORIC Department of Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET) today organized a workshop on Cancer Awareness Program by BCA Project Team at the campus where the experience of a breast cancer survivor was shared. Wife of the Governor Sindh, Ms Reema Ismail was the chief ...

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  • KARACHI - An anti-corruption court on Thursday issued arrest warrants for former chairman Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) Iqbal Puri. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has been tasked to arrest the suspect. Former TDAP chairman is facing corruption cases and arrest warrants were ...

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  • LAHORE  -   Two more matches have been decided in Fame Friends Football Cup 2020.  In the first match played at Fame Football Club Model Town, Fame Sports routed Real Strikers 5-0, thanks to two goals by Zain while captain Usman, Kamran and Bilal hit one goal each.  The second ...

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  • LAHORE   -   All Pakistan team players and support staff assembled here were integrated into a bio-secure bubble in a local hotel on Thursday after they tested negative for Covid-19. The tests were conducted on Wednesday upon the squad’s arrival at the hotel, said a PCB spokesman. ...

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  • LAHORE  -   The Sports Board Punjab (SBP) is going to make Lawn Tennis Academy functional here at Nishtar Park Sports Complex (NPSC) Tennis Stadium from November 2 under the supervision of former Davis Cup captain Rashid Malik (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz). The expert coaches will impart training to ...

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  • LAHORE   -   Mahindarpal Singh, only Sikh community cricketer in domestic cricket, bowled Wahdat Eaglets to a nine-wicket win over Youngsters B in the 1st Habib Memorial One-Day Cricket Tournament match played here at Wahdat Eaglets ground on Thursday. Mahindarpal, with his ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   The Research and Insights group at Google’s Next Billion Users initiative has released a white paper on the challenges new internet users experience when learning to go online for the first time and encourages technology creators to actively discuss how it can build ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired the 3rd meeting of the FBR Policy Board at the FBR Headquarters. After the approval of the minutes of the previous meeting, the members proceeded with the discussion on the proposed ToRs of the Policy ...

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  • ISLAMABAD  -   Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari has said that Pakistan is fully committed to the development of Kuwait and would provide skilled workforce in multiple sectors, aligned with its Vision 2035. ...

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  • KASUR   -   A man was killed when pistol went off while cleaning in the limits of Saddar police station, Pattoki. Police said on Wednesday that Naik Alam (45) r/o Chak No 8 Hussain Khanewala was cleaning his 30-bore pistol when it went off accidentally, leaving him critically injured. On ...

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  • SARGODHA   -   Police arrested seven drug peddlers including two women and recovered narcotics from their possession. Police sources said on Wednesday that during ongoing drive against drug pushers, the teams of different police stations conducted raids within their jurisdiction and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   The senior lawmakers from treasury benches with speaker National Assembly may hold a meeting with parliamentary leaders’ of opposition parties to keep the atmosphere in the lower house cordial. The members from government benches would try to approach opposition ...

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  • KARACHI   -   Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Haleem Adil Shaikh, Alamghir Khan and others visited a four-storey building reportedly damaged by an explosion near Maskan Chowrangi, Gulistan-e-Iqbal area of the city. They met victims and residents living in the surroundings ...

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  • KARACHI   -   Thar is destined to play an important role in the national economy with a positive impact on the lives of its inhabitants, said Governor of Sindh, Imran Ismail while talking to senior journalist and researcher, Said Khawar. Khawar wrote a book, “The Desert of Thirst ...

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  • SUKKUR   -   The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Sukkur, Akhtar Hussain Qureshi has directed measures for controlling dengue and providing quality medical cover in this regard. Chairing a departmental meeting at his office here on Wednesday, he directed focusing anti-polio ...

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  • KARACHI   -   Secretary Health Sindh Kazim Jatoi on Wednesday visited Patel hospital to inquire after the health of explosion victims here. He on the occasion reviewed the arrangements for victims of the explosion took place in a building of Gulishan-e-Iqbal area of the metropolis. He ...

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  • KARACHI   -   Sindh Minister for Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control (ET&NC) & Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawala has strictly forbidden Excise Police’ officials for unauthorized checking of the vehicles on roads and highways and observed that it was an ...

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  • MITHI   -   A married woman committed suicide in Tharparkar on Wedenesday. According to details a 26 years old married woman Sughraan w/o Harchand Kolhi in village Kasboo of Nagarparkar Taluka ended her life by hanging herself at home. Police handed over the body of the woman to the heirs ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said Pakistan that believes in restoration of territorial integrity and sovereignty of Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh. The Foreign Minister stated this during a telephonic conversation with Azeri counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov on Tuesday. The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has clarified media reports saying it has not closed any inquiry in the Saaf Pani Company case against former Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif. In a statement issued here yesterday, the NAB said that it has filed corruption references in the ...

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  • KARACHI - Controller of Examinations, University of Karachi, Dr Syed Zafar Hussain, on Tuesday announced the schedule for submission of the registration forms for External MA/Double MA and improvement of division 2019. He said that online payment facility was available for submitting fee throughout ...

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