News Desk

  • QUETTA - Provincial Finance Minister Zahoor Buledi on Wednesday announced that the Balochistan government had decided to give a tax relief of Rs 1.5 billion amid lockdown due to coronavirus. The finance minister said that key decisions were made during the yesterday’s cabinet meeting ...

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  • LAHORE - Taliban on Tuesday warned that the peace deal with the United States is nearing a breaking point. In a statement, Taliban accused Washington of violations of the agreement including drone attacks on civilians and delay in release of 5,000 Taliban prisoners. It further said continued ...

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  • QUETTA                   -           Police on Monday arrested doctors and medical staff in Balochistan’s capital for protesting over non-provision of Personal Protective Equipment for treating coronavirus ...

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  • LAHORE               -            Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Dr Sania Nishtar has said they have started receiving millions of SMS on 8171 for the twelve thousand cash grant under ...

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  • LAHORE               -              The number of people infected from Coronavirus across the world has reached 938000, while over 47000 other died so far. According to John Hopkins University of the United States, the death toll ...

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  • LAHORE             -             At least 10 people of a same family were diagnosed with the coronavirus in Punjab’s Nankana Sahib district on Monday. In his video message, Interior Minister Ijaz Ahmed Shah said the tested ...

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  • LAHORE                  -             The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. According to a statement by ...

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  • LAHORE                     -                    Another consignment of medical supplies from iron-friend ...

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  • LAHORE               -           Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar has said a cash grant of twelve thousand rupees each will be given next month to the deserving ...

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  • LAHORE          -               Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for alleviating the financial burden of debt on the developing countries to help them cope with ...

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  • LAHORE           -             Pakistan has partially reopened Chaman border with Afghanistan for the transportation of food items, officials said on Saturday.  DC Qillah Abdullah District Muhammad Bashir said the step was as per the ...

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  • LAHORE - Interior Minister Brigadier (Retired) Ijaz Ahmed Shah called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad Thursday. According to officials, Chairman National Disaster Management Authority Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal and Chairman Capital Development Authority were also present in the ...

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  • LAHORE - President Arif Alvi has appealed for national unity and urged the people to adopt preventive measures against Coronavirus. In a video message, he said he observed that Chinese people had shown a great resilience and unity against the pandemic. He said the people of Pakistan should also ...

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  • LAHORE - Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has rejected the impression that there would be any stoppage of trade between Pakistan and China in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. In an interview to Global Times in Beijing, he said the two great nations have maintained transport and trade links ...

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  • LAHORE - The World Health Organization (WHO) has described the coronavirus pandemic as the “defining global health crisis of the time”, and urged countries to test all suspected cases of COVID-19. According to statistics released by WHO, the virus has infected more than 200, 000 people ...

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  • LAHORE - The historic meeting of the leaders reinforced the shared commitment of Pakistan and China to take all-weather and time-tested friendship to new heights. It further reinforced the commitment to further strengthen the existing unique equation, not only for the benefit of the two countries ...

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  • LAHORE - President Dr. Arif Alvi reached Beijing on Monday to convey strong support and solidarity of Pakistan to the Government and the people of China in its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. Upon his arrival at the airport, he was received by Chinese Minister for Agriculture and Rural ...

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  • LAHORE - The Wheat Review Committee has submitted its recommendation to the Economic Coordination Committee of the cabinet to fix minimum support price of the wheat crop as 1400 rupees per 40 Kg for the current year. The decision was taken during the meeting of Wheat Review Committee held in ...

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  • LAHORE - China will dispatch the first batch of supplies to Karachi on Monday (today) to assist Pakistan in controlling the locust disaster. The first batch to be dispatched will include 50,000 liters of pesticides and 14 air-powered high-efficiency remote sprayers. An expert group of China which ...

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  • LAHORE - The federal government on Sunday clarified that PTM MNAs Ali Wazir and Mohsin were not following the legal procedures. In a statement released on twitter the ministry of interior said that the names of both the parliamentarians were on the exit control list since Kharqamar incident but ...

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  • DAMASCUS           -           At least 32 people died Saturday after a fuel tanker crashed into two buses and several other vehicles on a road connecting the Syrian capital to Homs province, state media reported. A break failure caused the tanker ...

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  • LAHORE - Saudi Arabia has detained three senior Saudi princes including Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother of King Salman, and Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the king’s nephew, for allegedly planning a coup, sources with knowledge of the matter said. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, ...

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  • KARACHI                 -            Sindh’s government’s rampant negligence towards infrastructure problems of Karachi and the persisting state of ...

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  • Lahore - The tyrant Indian state is all set to execute its notorious plans for selling the occupied Jammu & Kashmir in pieces to various local business concerns. Initially, if things keep moving ahead according to the dirty homework done by better-described Butcher of Gujrat Modi and his ...

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  • LAHORE - India has summoned the Iranian ambassador to New Delhi to protest a tweet by Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in condemnation of the recent wave of deadly violence against Muslims in India.  According to Indian media reports, Iranian ambassador to New Delhi Ali ...

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  • LAHORE       -          The United Nations has approached the Indian Supreme Court to challenge the controversial Citizenship Law. According to media reports, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle ...

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  • LAHORE - US President Donald Trump says he has talked with a Taliban leader days after the two sides reached an agreement aimed at allowing the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. Trump told Baradar that the “US will have an active role in Afghanistan’s reconstruction in the ...

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  • LAHORE - The death toll in Delhi violence has swelled to 46 after four more bodies were brought to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital on Sunday evening, officials said on Monday. “Four bodies were brought to our hospital yesterday evening. An autopsy will be conducted today,” Dr Meenakshi ...

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  • LAHORE - Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani said Sunday that a seven-day partial truce, which set the conditions for the signing of a US-Taliban deal, would continue possibly until a full ceasefire could be negotiated. “The reduction in violence will continue with a goal to reach a full ...

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  • HOLLYWOOD        -            Coronavirus outbreak is wreaking havoc with Hollywood’s efforts to launch important movies and shows. The companies are advising employees to delay work trips to countries ...

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