PCB Awards 2020 details announced

Karachi:The Pakistan Cricket Board says the PCB Awards 2020 will be a recognition and appreciation of the players and match officials for their achievements, as well as their contributions and sacrifices, during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic while announcing details for the awards on Monday.   The PCB said that it was probably the only cricket board that announced a complete season on 4 September and, sincRead More…

Cold weather to continue in Balochistan

Quetta:Pakistan Meteorological Department Quetta Regional Center has forecast that mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the Balochistan province while very cold and frosty condition in central, northern and north western parts are expected.   However, gusty winds may occur in Kech district and its surroundings during the next 24 hours.   Weather during the last 24 hours: MainRead More…

ATC awards 32-year imprisonment to accused in kidnapping case

Karachi:An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday awarded a 32-year imprisonment to an accused, Mumtaz Ali, in a case pertaining to the kidnapping for ransom of two citizens from Wagan area of Larkana.   The ATC was hearing the case against the accused and announced the verdict of the case in the light of evidence. The court also sentenced four absconding accused to a 10-year imprisonment each. It imposed a Read More…

Recording minutes of meetings ordered

Karachi:Chief Secretary Balochistan Captain (Retd) Fazeel Asghar has taken a serious notice that in case of various meetings held under his chairmanship, the department concerned with the subject of the meeting neither record the minutes nor submit the draft minutes.   Asghar had directed all the administrative departments that the department concerned with the subject of the meeting, shall ensure recordinRead More…

55 more Covid-19 patients die in country

Karachi:As many as 55 more patients died of coronavirus in Pakistan during the last 24 hours while 1,974 new virus cases emerged. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 9,929 so far since the outbreak of the disease in February.   According to a Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination report issued on Monday a total of 473,309 people have been tested positive foRead More…

CM: (Buzdar directs to ensure stability in prices of essential commodities)

ISLAMABAD:Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the Provincial Price Control Committee to continue administrative measures to stabilize the prices of essential commodities besides ensuring their availability to the people at fixed prices.   In a directive issued from Lahore, the Chief Minister directed to keep a vigilant eye on the hoarders and profiteers besides launching a crackdown agaiRead More…

Minister: (Anti-state elements dislike Pakistan’s role for peace in Afghanistan: Interior Minister)

ISLAMABAD:Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said the anti-state elements do not like Pakistan’s positive role for peace in Afghanistan.   In an interview with a private television channel, he said Pakistan has made historical efforts for establishing peace in Afghanistan and this constructive role would also continue in future.   Sheikh Rasheed said India has always been trying to disRead More…

NCOC: (55 more people died of Coronavirus in Pakistan during last 24 hrs)

ISLAMABAD:Fifty-five more people died of Coronavirus in the country during the last twenty-four hours. According to the latest data shared by National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 1,974 people tested positive during this period after tests of 32,205 people. The figure of active Covid cases in the country is 39,488.Read More…

Adviser: (Govt making all out efforts to remove all hindrances in trade with Afghanistan: Razzak)

ISLAMABAD:Joint session of Pak-Afghan Transit Trade Coordination Authority held here on Monday.   Addressing the meeting, Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razzak Dawood said government is making all out efforts to remove all hindrances in trade with Afghanistan.   Speaking on the occasion, Afghan Commerce Minister said that Afghanistan welcomes the Pakistani investors in the country. He said AfghanistaRead More…