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  • 2 real sisters die as roof of house collapses

    TIMERGARA            -          Two young sisters died in Dapoor village in te­hsil Lal Qila Maidan in Lower Dir district when the roof of their house caved in yesterday. According to local po­lice, the roof of one Zal­mi Khan, a resident of Dapoor village in Maidan, caved in when a ...

  • Vacations of Rescue-1122 staff cancelled

    PESHAWAR               -            The vacations of all the staff of Rescue-1122 have been cancelled keeping in view of the current difficult situa­tion in the wake of Co­rona virus in the prov­ince. On the directions of Director General, Res­cue 1122, Dr ...

  • Pakistan’s preparedness for coronavirus pandemic

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    As the risks posed by the Covid-19 (novel coronavi­rus) outbreak become clear­er, the public health threat arising from the pandemic has consumed policy-makers worldwide. In Paki­stan, the Government has the un­enviable task of ensuring that its public health system, already un­der-resourced and overburdened, is urgently strengthened to tackle this rapidly expanding ...

  • Swabi police quarantines Marghuz, Zeda villages

     SWABI               -             In pursuance to the deci­sion of the government in wake of Corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic and stop spread of virus by taking precautionary as well as emergency mea­sures, the district police yesterday sealed the ...

  • Timergara village quarantined as cororna case detected

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    TIMERGARA               -           The Lower Dir district administration on Sat­urday declared Madina Abad village in Ziarat Ta­lash in Lower Dir district as quarantine after de­tection of the first posi­tive COVID-19 case in the district. Zubaida (60), wife of ...

  • FM lauds Iraly on corona fight

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    ISLAMABAD                -               Foreign Minister holds telephone conversation with Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio of Italy on the Covid-19 Pandemic Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi held a telephone conversation with his Italian ...

  • PPEs demanded for medics to handle corona suspects in Dir

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    TIMERGARA               -              The residents of Lower Dir have demanded of Chief Minis­ter Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mah­mood Khan and Health Minister to immediately provide Person­al Protective Equipment (PPE) for doctors and paramedical staff, who ...

  • Health workers protection top priority: KP CM

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    PESHAWAR                -              Chief Minister Khyber Pa­khtunkhwa Mahmood Khan while expressing his satisfaction over the prog­ress made so far regard­ing the procurement and supply of essential medical equipments and Person­al ...

  • Pensions given at doorsteps in Mohmand

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    MOHMAND                  -          On the directives of Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa government, the post office Ghalanai yesterday provided month­ly pensions to retired government em­ployees at their doorsteps in respect of precautionary measures of COVID-19 in ...

  • Water tanks placed for hand washing

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    DIR UPPER               -             As per direc­tions of the provincial govern­ment, the local government and TMO Dir Lower has installed wa­ter tanks with hand washing soap points in the main bazaar of Ti­margara here on Sunday. Administrator and TMO Timer­gara Parvez Akhtar, Enforcement Officer Hanif Ur ...

  • Rescuers complete training to handle coronavirus

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    PESHAWAR              -             A specialized Corona Training Course, organized for rescuers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluch­istan, concluded at the Emergen­cy Services Academy, Lahore, on Sunday. Engr. Abe Hayat Khan has been declared as the best Rescuer of ...

  • World Water Day marked with pledge for water conservation

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    MIRPUR                 -                 Like rest of the world, world water day was ob­served across Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday with simplic­ity and renewal pledge to contin­ue performing individual and col­lective role to save water besides to encourage the sincere efforts for the ...

  • MNA for preventive measures against coronavirus

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    CHITRAL                -                 Member National Assembly Mau­lana Abdul Akbar Chitrali Sunday called for taking preventive mea­sures in Lower and Upper Chitral so that people could be provided due facilities in wake of ...

  • AJK govt taking steps to combat spread of Covid-19

    MIRPUR (AJK)              -                As the coronavirus (Covid-19) has spread rapidly in most of the world over besides entering Pakistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir government Sun­day asserted to have devised seri­ous and tireless precautionary ...

  • India urged to unconditionally release Yasin Malik

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    NEW YORK                -               World Kashmir Awareness Forum (WKAF), an organization dedicat­ed to promoting the realization of Kashmiri people’s UN-pledged right to self-determination, has called on the United Nations to demand the ...

  • BISP arranges seminar on Women Day

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    MULTAN - Bena­zir Income Support Pro­gramme (BISP) Mul­tan division organised a seminar in connection with World Women day celebrated on Sunday (March 08) under Ehsaas Kafaalat programme. Speaking on this occa­sion, Assistant Director BISP Multan City Nasira Batool said that women have vital role for prog­ress of any society in this latest era.

  • Killer caught after 16 years, cops honoured

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    FAISALABAD          -           City Police Officer (CPO) Sohail Chaudhary has distributed cash prize of Rs.200,000/- among police team who arrested a Proclaimed Offender (PO) after 16 years. Police spokesman said here Saturday that one Bilal was proclaimed offender in a murder case of Millat Town police and the government had fixed Rs.200,000/- ...

  • Corrupt patwari caught red-handed

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    FAISALABAD      -          Anti Corruption Establishment (ACE) has arrested a Patwari of revenue department on charges of corruption. ACE spokesman said here on Saturday that a citizen filed a complaint that Mumtaz Hussain, Patwari of revenue department Chak No.216-JB, had received a bribe of Rs.7,000/- for their inherent property and now he is demanding ...

  • Two seminars held to mark International Women’s Day

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    JHANG        -           A seminar was held in connection with Women Day in Govt College for Women Jhang Sadar on Saturday. College Principal Mrs Asiya Basharat presided over the seminar.In her keynote address, she explained the rights given to women by Islam. She said that women in Pakistan were free to lead ...

  • Power consumers advised to take precautionary measures

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    FAISALABAD       -         Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has advised the general public to adopt precautionary measures to avoid from any untoward incident during rains. FESCO spokesman said here Saturday that chances of short-circuiting increase during rainy days. Hence, people should focus and implement on the ...

  • ‘Rajanpur tribal areas to become true tourist-spot, every facility will be available’

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    RAJANPUR/ SarGodha        -              Rajanpur tribal areas including famous tourist place Mari are being developed by providing every kind of facilities on the direction of the Chief Minister Punjab. DC Zulfikar Ali stated this while visiting some tribal areas here on Saturday. He reviewed ...

  • 21 closed water supplies, filtration plants to be restored in first phase

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    DG KHAN - Advisory committee of Parliamentarians has decided to make filtra­tion plants and water supply schemes closed from last many years functional in different phases. As many as 21 water supply schemes will be restored in first phase. The advisory commit­tee meeting was held on Saturday in which Punjab CM’s Advisor on Health Muhammad Hanif Pitafi, Chairman Punjab Land Record ...

  • Truck runs over motorcyclist

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    SARGODHA - A motorcyclist was killed in a road accident in Khushab police limits. Police sources said Saturday that 50-year old Muhammad Khan resident of district Khushab was going to Wah Bachra Mandi from his home riding on a motorcycle when a recklessly driven truck hit the motorbike at Mianwali- Sargodha road as a result he died on the spot. The truck driver fled from the scene.

  • Campaign for GB Assembly elections starts

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    SKARDU                 -               Political parties have started their election campaign for the upcom­ing elections for the Gilg­it-Baltistan Assembly to be held in September this year. The GB assembly will be dissolved on June 26 ...

  • 20,139 cases pending; 3 seats of judges lying vacant in Mardan

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    MARDAN               -              At least 20,139 cases, in­cluding civil and crimi­nal cases were pending in Mardan district while three seats of Civil Judges are lying vacant and one Additional District Judge (ADJ) is working on ad­hoc basses in the district, a statistics ...

  • Awareness walk on plantation

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    LAKKI MARWAT                -             The forest department with support of district boy scouts association organised awareness walk in connection with clean and green Pakistan campaign in Tajazai on Monday. Deputy Commission­er Abdul Haseeb led the walk ...

  • Uses of tinted glasses in vehicles banned in Lakki

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    LAKKI MARWAT                  -              The district administration of Lakki Marwat has banned use of tinted glasses in vehicles and transportation of building material without cov­ering it with tarpaulin sheet. An official said that DC ...

  • ‘Magic Mountain’ at Malam Jabba to promote winter sports

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    MINGORA                    -            Adventure tourism in Pakistan may get a boost after completion of the ‘Magic Mountain’ which is being set up at Malam Jabba by the private sector to promote thrill­ing winter sports among ...

  • Welcoming ceremony for school children held

     DIR UPER              -        The Elementary and Secondary Education Founda­tion organised a welcoming ceremony for the school children of District Dir Upper wherein ADEs, Moham­mad Tahir, Sahibzada Saifuddin and private school principals were also present and welcomed the ...