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Imran, Saudi Crown Prince Salman commit to ties (Ld)

Islamabad/Jeddah, May 8 | Visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Saturday have affirmed their commitment...

Imran embarks on visit to Saudi Arabia

Islamabad, May 8 | Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan embarked on a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia on Friday evening to enhance bilateral relations...

Vax doses administered in a day in Pak top 200K

Islamabad, May 6 | Chairman of Pakistan's National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) Asad Umar said that the Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in a...

IMF demand to hike power tariff may worsen Pak’s inflation

Islamabad, May 4 | Pakistan's Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin said that the demand by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to hike electricity tariff to...

Imran visits areas in Islamabad without protocol

Islamabad, May 3 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan paid a surprise visit to different localities in Islamabad without any "security and protocol", his...

Pak to suspend entry of pedestrians from Afghanistan, Iran

Islamabad, May 3 | Pakistan will suspend the entry of pedestrians from Afghanistan and Iran through land border terminals for over two weeks from...

Only one in hundred gets Covid shot in Pakistan: Data

Islamabad, May 2 | More than 1.08 billion vaccine doses have been administered worldwide, equal to 14 doses for every 100 people. There...

Watchdog reports 40% increase in attacks on Pak journalists

Islamabad, May 2 | Watchdog Pakistan Freedom Network has declared Islamabad as the most dangerous city for journalists and reported that there was a...

Over 3K Pakistani children contracted Covid in April alone

Islamabad, May 2 | More than 3,000 children between the age of 1-10 were diagnosed with coronavirus in April, data issued by the federal...

Pak NCOC bans processions on Youm-e-Ali

Islamabad, May 1 | Amid surging coronavirus cases in Pakistan, the federal government on Saturday imposed a ban on Youm-e-Ali processions, while majalis will...

Pak cuts international flights to 20% to curb Covid cases

Islamabad, May 1 | The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Saturday issued an advisory reducing the number of inbound international flights to...

57% more critical Covid patients now in Pak than last June

Islamabad, April 30 | The number of critical care Covid-19 patients on oxygen in Pakistan currently is 57 per cent higher than it was...

Pakistanis aged 40-49 years old to be vaccinated from May 3

Islamabad, April 29 | Pakistanis falling within the 40-49 years old will be vaccinated from Monday, May 3, said National Command and Operation Centre...

Imran unveils two new schemes for overseas Pakistanis

Islamabad, April 29 | Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday announced two new schemes for overseas Pakistanis who have Roshan Digital Accounts (RDA).In an...

PIA plane carrying over 300,000 vaccines from China arrives Islamabad

Islamabad, April 29 | A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) special plane arrived in Islamabad from Beijing carrying doses of the coronavirus vaccine.According to sources,...

Pak to start local production of CanSinoBio’s vaccine next month

Islamabad, April 29 | Pakistan will start the local production of CanSinoBio's coronavirus vaccine next month, National Institute of Health's officials said. The development...

Imran to monitor case against disgruntled PTI leader in sugar scam

Islamabad, April 28 | Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) would not be influenced to give relief to...

Pakistanis pray for India as #PakistanstandswithIndia trends on Twitter

Islamabad, April 25 | Despite all the differences with arch-rival India, Pakistanis are praying for them as the country faces a deadly wave of...

4-year-old Pak girl becomes youngest Microsoft professional

Karachi, April 24 | Arish Fatima, a 4-year-old prodigy from Karachi, made history by becoming the youngest Microsoft professional.At the age of four, Arish...

Pak PM calls in army as Covid cases surge

Islamabad, April 24 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he had asked the Pakistan Army to assist the police and law...

India using Afghan soil to carry out terrorism in Balochistan: Pak...

Islamabad, April 23 | Pakistan President Arif Alvi has said that India is using Afghanistan's soil to carry out terrorist activities in Balochistan.The Pakistani...

Pak mulls lockdown in major cities

Islamabad, April 22 | A lockdown is likely to be imposed in major cities of Pakistan if the resurgence of new Covid-19 cases persists...

Pakistan opens new border crossing with Iran

Islamabad, April 22 | Pakistan has opened a new border crossing point with Iran to bolster economic and trade exchanges, according to local media.The...

4 killed in Quetta hotel blast

Quetta, April 22 | Four people were killed and over a dozen others injured when an explosive-laden vehicle exploded inside the parking lot...

Pak Minister warns of more curbs to arrest Covid spread

Islamabad, April 21 | Pakistan's Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar on Wednesday warned of more restrictions due to the deteriorating Covid pandemic situation...

Pak FM to visit Iran

Islamabad, April 20 | Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi is scheduled to embark on a three-day official visit to Iran from Tuesday to...

Pak temporarily bans travel from India

Islamabad, April 20 | Pakistan has banned travel from India for two weeks in the wake of the unprecented resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Banned Pak outfit frees 11 policemen

Islamabad, April 19 | Pakistani Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid on Monday announced that after a successful round of negotiation with Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), the...

Karachi witnesses spike in street crimes

Karachi, April 19 | Karachi has witnessed an unprecedented spike in the number of street crimes during the January to March period this year,...

No meeting scheduled with Jaishankar in UAE: Pak FM

Islamabad, April 19 | Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who is on a three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has ruled...

Pak to begin inoculation for 50-59 age group from April 21

Islamabad, April 18 | Pakistan's National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has announced its decision to start the vaccination of people in the 50-59...

Pak FM embarks on UAE visit

Islamabad, April 18 | Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has embarked on a three-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according...

Social media blackout in Pak amid anti-France protests

Islamabad, April 16 | Pakistan on Friday blocked social media platforms amid fears that activists of a radical Islamist group might use the technology...

‘Troops’ withdrawal need to coincide with Afghan peace’

Islamabad, April 16 | The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said that it is important that the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan coincides with progress...

CPEC SEZ to create over 200K job opportunities for Pak

Islamabad, April 16 | A special economic zone (SEZ) being constructed in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will create...

Pak withdraws customs duty on cotton yarn import

Islamabad, April 15 | The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of Pakistan has approved to withdraw customs duty on import of cotton yarn till June...

Imran holds virtual summit with Uzbek Prez

Islamabad, April 15 | Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan exchanged views on bilateral, regional and international issues during a virtual summit with Uzbek President...

Pak Army chief, Blinken discuss Afghan peace process

Islamabad, April 15 | Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed the Afghan peace...

Pak remittances remain over $2bn for 10th month

Islamabad, April 13 | Pakistan's remittances remained over $2 billion in March for the 10th month in a row, the country's central bank said.The...

Pak approves China’s Sinovac vax for emergency use

Islamabad, April 10 | Amid te ongoing third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has approved China's Sinovac...

Imran urges D-8 members to push back against vax nationalism

Islamabad, April 9 | Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said that members of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation should push back against vaccine...

Private Pak importers rush for Russian vax

Islamabad, April 8 | Private importers in Pakistan are negotiating to procure more of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for commercial sale.AGP Pharma, a pharmaceutical...

Pak, Russia vow to boost bilateral ties

Islamabad, April 8 | Visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and his counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi here during...

Pak passes 15K Covid deaths

Islamabad, April 7 | Pakistan on Wednesday passed the grim milestone of 15,000 Covid-19-related deaths as the country struggles to contain the spread of...

Pakistan keeps most schools shut

Islamabad, April 6 | Pakistani authorities announced on Tuesday that most schools would remain closed for another three weeks as thousands of children were...

Pak judge, family members shot dead

Islamabad, April 5 | A Pakistan anti-terrorism court judge, his wife and two children were killed after unidentified gunmen opened fire at his vehicle...

Another TTP terrorist killed in Pak

Islamabad, April 5 | Another Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorist was killed by security forces in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a day after another active militant was...

TTP terrorist killed in Pak

Islamabad, April 4 | An active Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorist was killed during an intense exchange of fire with security forces in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

Russian FM to visit Pakistan

Islamabad, April 3 | Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is scheduled to visit Pakistan from April 6 to 7, the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad...

Pak observed slight dip in violence last month

Islamabad, April 3 | A slight reduction in violence was observed in Pakistan during the month of March, according to the statistics released by...

Business

Verka milk to be costlier now

Chandigarh, May 21 | Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd (Milkfed), the state-owned milk procurement cooperative which owns the brand 'Verka', has increased...