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  • Disinfectant spray carried out in parts of Lakki city

    LAKKI MARWAT                  -              The tehsil municipal administration carried out disinfectant spray in parts of Lakki and Naurang towns to stop prevalence of Corona virus. On the special instructions of dep­uty commissioner Abdul ...

  • 4 tested corona positive in Swabi

    SWABI                -           Three more cases of coronavirus have been con­firmed by the officials of the district administration here on Friday, increasing the tally of the positive cas­es in the district to four. The officials said that in the total four ...

  • People pledge to adopt anti-corona steps for safety

    TIMERGARA                -               The residents of Neigh­bourhood Council Mal­ak Abad Balambat Friday vowed to fully cooper­ate with the district ad­ministration in this hour of need and to follow all instructions issued by the ...

  • 53 more corona cases including MPA reported from KP

    PESHAWAR                 -             The numbers of coro­na virus infections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa mounted to 176 on Friday as 53 new cases were reported till late Friday night. Adviser to Chief Min­ister Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa on Information Ajmal ...

  • Rehman Malik urges UN for Pakistan’s removal from FATF grey list

    ISLAMABAD               -                 Chairman Senate Standing Com­mittee on Interior Senator A. Reh­man Malik yesterday wrote a let­ter to the UN Secretary-General, urging him to forward his recom­mendation to President ...

  • Opp asks govt to put corona-related foreign aids details before CCI

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    ISLAMABAD                  -            The opposition lawmakers in the Senate have demanded of the fed­eral government to place details of all foreign loans, aid and equip­ment, it is getting to ward off COVID-19, before the Council of Common ...

  • SC moved against IHC order of releasing 400 prisoners

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    ISLAMABAD            -                A writ petition against the Islam­abad High Court judgment dated March 20 to release 400 under-tri­al prisoners from Adiala jail was filed before the Supreme Court on Friday. A five-member larger bench of the apex court headed ...

  • Govt not to increase gas prices, says Firdous

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    ISLAMABAD          -                A high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday decided not to increase gas prices to facilitate the consum­ers. Talking to media af­ter the meeting, Special Assistant on Informa­tion and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said that the Prime Min­ister directed ...

  • Rules temporarily eased, allowing international aid agencies to expand relief work

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    ISLAMABAD               -           The federal government has eased restric­tions on international aid agencies working in Pakistan to better allow them to carry out relief work in the country to fight against the deadly coronavirus. The Ministry of Interior has waived the ...

  • Another corona patient dies at Mayo hospital

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    LAHORE                  -                  One more coronavirus patient died in Mayo Hospital on Friday due to alleged negligence of healthcare providers, taking the death toll in Lahore to three. So far, four patients have lost ...

  • Court directs NAB to file reference against Hamza Shehbaz soon

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    LAHORE                    -                  An accountability court on Friday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file assets beyond known sources of income against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader ...

  • LHC directs govt to keep wholesale markets open

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    LAHORE                   -                 The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday directed the Punjab government to keep all wholesale markets of vegetables, fruits, grain and spices open in the province. A full bench, headed by ...

  • Two COVID-19 patients expire in Punjab

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    LAHORE                   -                Two patients of corona virus died in Punjab on Friday taking the total number of deaths in the province to five, while the total number of patients in Punjab reached 490. Punjab CM confirmed ...

  • 1,000-bed field hospital at expo centre Lahore to be functional in a week

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    LAHORE                  -                 In the wake of coronavirus threat, sites have been identified to establish field hospitals across the province and a 1,000-bed field hospital would be functional in Expo Centre Lahore in a ...

  • Police continues crackdown against hoarders, violators of Section 144

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    LAHORE            -                As per directions of IGP Punjab, crackdown against hoarders and violators of section 144 continued and  99 cases against hoardings, 3,464 cases have been registered against violation of section 144. Hundreds of people have been arrested so far, says an official handout. As per orders of ...

  • Chinese University to establish a hospital in Lahore

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    LAHORE                      -                 Chinese Kunming University of Science and Technology has announced to set up a hospital in Lahore for prevention from corona and conducting research on the deadly ...

  • LWMC carries out cleanliness operation

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    LAHORE               -              The sanitation staff of the Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) carried out cleanliness operation in the provincial capital during the rain. LWMC sources said on Friday that LWMC Chairman Riaz Hameed Chaudhry and Managing Director Rao Imtiaz Ahmad visited different areas of the city and ...

  • Spells of rain make weather pleasant

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    LAHORE                 -               Parts of the country including Lahore received rainfal of varying intensities on Friday, making weather pleasant by decreasing temperature during the day and at nighttime. Significant rains also washed away hazardous pollutants from the atmosphere of big cities including Lahore, ...

  • Emergency services available 24 hours at PINS

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    LAHORE               -               All departments at the Punjab Institute of Neuro-Sciences (PINS) have been made operational to deal with coronavirus patients, said the hospital executive director on Friday. To keep neuro-surgery patients safe and treat them at home, various steps have been ensured, added the official. ...

  • Two doctors tested positive for corona

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    ISLAMABAD                    -                   The National Institute of Health (NIH) on Friday tested two doctors, including one from a government-run federal capital hospital, as positive of novel coronavirus ...

  • Police conduct flag march in Rawalpindi

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    Rawalpindi                   -                  Police and personnel of other law enforcement agencies, under the command of CPO Muhammad AhsanYounas, conducted a flag march in the city to ensure presence of citizens inside ...

  • UNHCR out to support COVID-19 response in Pakistan

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    ISLAMABAD                   -               UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, is dispatching core relief items in support of the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The relief items include medical supplies and sanitation products such as sanitary clothes, soap and disinfectants. They will be ...

  • CNG price reduced by Rs9/litre in Islamabad, Punjab

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    ISLAMABAD                     -              The CNG stations in Punjab and Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) has reduced the CNG prices by Rs 9 per litre. The decision has been taken in view of the crisis situation in the country and the decline in global oil prices, said Ghiyas Paracha, Central Chairman All ...

  • Theatre Wallay’ continues online classes

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    ISLAMABAD                -                 Art group ‘Theatre Wallay’ has decided to continue their acting classes online in the wake of coronavirus outbreak and measures to adopt social distancing to curb the spreading. According to the management, the classes were continuing via social networking ...

  • Partial lockdown in Islamabad makes air quality better

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    ISLAMABAD                 -              Closure of factories and industries of the capital with residents restricted to their homes to avoid outside activity leaves the environment of Islamabad at a much better place than before.  The ambient air ...

  • Islamabad police urge residents to stay home, practise social distancing

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    ISLAMABAD                  -                  Islamabad police have asked the residents to stay at home and practice social distancing in case they have to go out necessarily. “Officers are out for strict enforcement of ...

  • 1 coronavirus positive, 5 suspected patients admitted to DHQ Attock

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    Attock                   -              NusratBibi who was found positive with Coronavirus has been admitted in DHQ Attock along with other five suspect patients. DrIrfan,Incharge Isolation Ward told this journalist that NusratNisar, 48, who ...

  • Test results of doctor, nurse negative for Corona: BBH MS

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    Rawalpindi                  -             Test results came out negative for a doctor and a nurse being isolated.Benazir Bhutto Hospital (BBH) is the only hospital in the region which has received biggest number of Coronavirus suspected patients so far ...

  • Flour mills association demands increase in wheat quota

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    WAH CANTT              -                   The flour mills association Taxila, Wah chapter on Friday demanded increase in wheat quota to meet the growing demand of flour in district Rawalpindi which is facing paucity of wheat flour due to outcome of lockdown. Office bearers of Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) ...