Agencies

  • RAWALPINDI    -    As many as 36 more people were infect­ed with the fatal dengue virus in the Rawalpindi district during the last 24 hours, raising the tally of confirmed cases to 874. Presently, 178 pa­tients were admitted to three allied hospitals of the city, ...

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  • Rana Shamim ‘deeply regrets the grave mistake. ISLAMABAD   -   The former chief justice of Gilg­it-Baltistan (GB) Rana Shamim Mon­day submitted an unconditional written apology to the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in a contempt of court case against him. A single ...

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  • RAWALPINDI    -     The 57th Shahadat (martyr­dom) anniversary of Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, Nis­han-e-Haider was observed on Monday. According to the Inter-Services Public Rela­tions (ISPR), General Officer Commanding Major Gener­al Haroon Ishaq Raja ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday adjourned the hearing till September 15 on post-ar­rest bail petition of PTI’s lead­er Shahbaz Gill in sedition case. Chief Justice Athar Minal­lah heard the case on bail peti­tion of Shahbaz Gill. ...

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  • MAILSI    -    A seven-year-old child died on the spot after being attacked by ten stray dogs on Monday.  As per details, the minor namely M Tayyab, resident of Basti Riazabad in Mailsi, was playing outside his house when he was bitten by a pack of 10 stray dogs. The ...

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  • MUZAFFARGARH    -   District administra­tion has made strict secu­rity arrangements ahead of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) to be observed on September 16. Presid­ing over a meeting here on Monday, Deputy Commis­sioner Umar Iftikhar Sherazi lauded the role ...

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  • MUZAFFARGARH     -    Sports Complex worth was opened at Qasba Gurmani in Kot Addu with inaugural event of match between Muzaffargarh and Khan Garh teams which was attended by a large number of people. Local MPA Niaz Ghaskoori inaugurated the Complex that has been ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan needs to chalk out an effective and result-oriented strategy to enhance trade ties with the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) under the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), WealthPK reported.CPEC has provided Pakistan ...

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  • MULTAN  - Agriculture experts have warned cotton farmers against the rising incidence of pink bollworm as the crop entered a critical stage of growth and urged them to follow a strategy prescribed by Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Multan scientists to avert potential losses.In a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD  - Promoting the high-value kiwi fruit farming can provide a stable source of income to Pakistani farmers.The delicious fleshy fruit has enormous economic and nutritional importance. As a result of the numerous trials conducted in various locations, Pakistan is one of the many ...

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  • NEW YORK - Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz claimed his maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open and became the youngest man to ascend to the world No. 1 ranking. The 19-year-old dragged his weary body to a 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7/1), 6-3 victory over Norway’s Casper Ruud in the final. Alcaraz, ...

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  • KRAMATORSK - Ukraine forces said Monday their lightning counter-offensive took back more ground in the past 24 hours, as Russia replied with strikes on some of the recaptured ground.The territorial shifts were one of Russia’s biggest reversals since its forces were turned back from Kyiv in ...

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  • PORT MORESBY - The death toll from a massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea rose to seven Monday and is expected to grow as rescuers begin to reach remote landslide-hit communities. Police Commissioner David Manning said the victims of Sunday’s 7.6-magnitude quake had been found across the ...

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  • LONDON - Foreign leaders and their spouses attending Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral have been told to fly commercial into Britain and take laid-on buses to reach the service, reports have said.Around 500 foreign dignitaries are expected to attend Britain’s first state funeral in six ...

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  • BEIJING- China’s President Xi Jinping will make state visits to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan this week, Beijing said Monday -- his first trip abroad since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. Xi will attend a leaders’ summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in ...

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  • SUKKUR - A bridge on Rohri-Saleh Patt Road near RD-71 collapsed due to floodwater pressure on Monday.The bridge on a saline water drain (Seem Nullah), was said to be in a precarious condition and not worthy for use.Traffic suspended after collapse of the bridge, which was connecting Sukkur to Saleh ...

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  • KARACHI - The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued an alert for all private and foreign airlines including PIA, directing the airlines to park their planes at safer places, it emerged on Monday. The alert has been issued in wake of recent rains at the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in its second phase of admissions in Autumn 2022 semester has also offered  admissions in teacher education programs including  2-year associate degree in education, one-and-a-half, two-and-a-half and four-year B.Ed.It is an excellent ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Highway and Motorway Police (NHMP) have started a latest system of monitoring the passenger buses on the motorways, as to safe guard the lives of the commuters.According to the Spokesperson of Motorway police, as per directives of Inspector General National Highway and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) has invited entries for a photographic competition to celebrate World Tourism Day falling on September 27.The themes for the competition include Tourist Attractions of Pakistan, Landscapes, Culture and Life, Adventure sports and Flora ...

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  • RAWALPINDI- The Food Department Rawalpindi and district police on Monday foiled two bids to smuggle flour besides seizing 132 bags. According to a district administration spokesman, the authorities of the food department along with Naseerabad and Taxila police confiscated two vehicles loaded with ...

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  • LAHORE    -    The Pakistan Businesses Forum (PBF) said on Sunday that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was play­ing a role in channelising the notion of economic di­plomacy in policy-making arenas. “Indubitably, CPEC has the potential to become a breeding ...

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  • STOCKHOLM    -   Swedish Prime Minis­ter Magdalena Anders­son, the head of the op­position conservative Moderates Ulf Kristers­son, and far-right lead­er Jimmie Akesson face off as the three main candidates in Sunday’s general election. Andersson came ...

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  • LONDON    -   Ire­land’s Shane Lowry pro­duced a masterful third round to win the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday, his first title since winning the 2019 Open. Lowry found a birdie on the par-five 18th at Wentworth for a blemish-free 65 to reach 18 under for his ...

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  • BEIJING    -   China’s textile industry posted sta­ble revenue growth in the first sev­en months of the year, official data showed. Textile companies with an annual primary business revenue of at least 20 million yuan (about 2.89 million US dollars) raked in 2.96 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mian Kashif Ashfaq Sunday said that in countries with greater gender inequality, closing the gap in women’s labour force partici­pation could increase economic output by an average of 35 ...

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  • BEIJING   -    Pakistan, like previous years, will participate in the 19th China-ASEAN Expo and China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit to be held in Nanning, Capital of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region of China, from Sep­tember 16 to 19.  The relevant authorities ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Sunday dispelled the misleading information regarding currency dec­laration requirements. A misleading impression has been created in some section of the press that Pakistan has recently imposed currency declaration ...

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  • MOSCOW   -   President Vladimir Putin on Sunday warned his French counterpart of the potential “catastrophic consequences” of what he said were Ukrai­nian attacks on the Zapor­izhzhia nuclear power plant in a Russian-controlled area of Ukraine. During a ...

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  • NEW DEL I  -    In­dia said Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in a regional sum­mit in Uzbekistan that accord­ing to Russia will see face-to-face talks between Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping. The gathering of the Shanghai Cooperation ...

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