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Day: November 22, 2022

Buzdar’s interim bail extended in assets beyond means case

Metropolitan Cities
LAHORE: The Accountability Court Tuesday extended interim bail of former Punjab chief minister Usman Buzdar in assets beyond means case till December 5. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has submitted its response in the court on interim bail of former Punjab chief minister Usman Buzdar in assets beyond means case. The court asked the anti-graft watchdog if it is necessary to arrest former Punjab chief minister Buzdar. The NAB prosecutor informed the court that the PTI leader’s arrest warrant is not issued yet. Earlier, an accountability had stopped NAB from arresting Buzdar in this case. The former Punjab chief minister had approached the court to seek interim bail in assets beyond case lodged against him by anti-graft watchdog. The court ordered Usman Buzdar to submit sur...

25 more Covid cases detected in Pakistan

Metropolitan Cities
KARACHI: As many as 25 persons tested positive for Covid across the country with no death from the pandemic during the last 24 hours, according National Institute of Health (NIH) report issued on Tuesday. NIH has reported no death in the last 24 hours by coronavirus as the number of confirmed positive cases has surged to 1,574,939 so far while the countrywide death toll from the pandemic stands at 30,630 since the outbreak of the disease in Feb 2020. According to NIH daily report, 25 persons were tested positive for COVID-19 across the country in the past 24 hours. Luckily, no death happened from the disease. The covid ratio was recorded at 0.72 percent from 3,478 tests.

Pakistan Navy ship visits Doha

Metropolitan Cities
KARACHI: Pakistan Navy Ship TABUK visits Doha, Qatar for maritime security during FIFA World Cup 2022. Upon arrival at Doha, PNS TABUK was warmly received by officials from Qatari Emiri Navy and Pakistan Embassy at Qatar. During the port visit, Commander Qatar Emeri Navy Maj Gen Abdullah Hassan Al Sulaiti visited aboard PNS TABUK. During the meeting with Commanding officer PNS TABUK, matters of mutual interest and cooperation in maritime domain were discussed. Cdr Qatar Emeri Navy appreciated the efforts of Pakistan Navy in promoting peace and security in the region. On the occasion Commanding Officer of PN ship conveyed well wishes from Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi for the people of Qatar in general and Qatar Emeri Navy in particular for safe and succes...

Moot demands early rehabilitation of flood affected people

District
MIRPURKHAS: Participants at a consultation demanded both the federal and provincial governments to take immediate measures to protect lives of flood affected people due to cold weather, especially those who are still living in relief camps and cannot return to their home due to standing flood water. The consultation was jointly organized by National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) - Sindh and The Knowledge Forum (TKF) at Mirpur Khas Press Club. The participants of the consultation were from civil society, government officials, NGOs, and different marginalized communities from Mirpur Khas and surrounding districts. Prominent among them were Sher Muhammad Solangi, Radha Bheel, Syed Shehanshah from SARSO, Advcate Shaukat Ali Rahimoon President Mirpur Khas Bar association and Presiden...

Walk held in Larkana to mark World Diabetes Day

District
LARKANA: On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, an awareness walk and a seminar was organized in Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University, Larkana. here on Tuesday. The speakers included the Dean of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Prof. Alam Ibrahim Siddiqui. Principal, Chandka Medical College, Prof Zamir Soomro, Prof Gulzar Ahmed Sheikh, Prof Bashir Sheikh, and other medical experts, students and citizens participated in large numbers. Speaking on the occasion, Professor Alam Ibrahim Siddiqui, Prof Zamir Soomro, Prof Bashir Shaikh and others said that the latest 2021 report of the International Diabetes Federation is extremely worrying as diabetes is spreading rapidly in the world, including Pakistan. They said that 53 crore diabetes patients are existing in the world and 3 ...

HEC holds Capacity Building Programme for Emerging Women Leaders

National
ISLAMABAD: The National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE), an academic wing of the Higher Education Commission (HEC), conducted a five-day programme titled, Capacity Building of Emerging Women Leaders, for the female faculty and administration of the higher education institutions (HEIs) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The programme was held at the University of Peshawar. NAHE launched its “Women Leadership Programme” in 2021 for senior women leaders and built capacity of 80 senior women leaders from HEIs across Pakistan during 2021-22. This year, NAHE is considering the mid-career women leadership and organizing the programme in each province to ensure maximum participation by facilitating the women participants at their doorstep. The first of this series was conducted in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa whe...