Census 2017 has become most controversial: Senator Taj

KARACHI: Referring to news items in the national media about proceedings of the 3rd progress meeting on the 7th Population and Housing Census 2022, the digital census, Senator Taj Haider, member Core Committee of the Pakistan Peoples’ Party, has pointed out that the key issue of methodology of the count had been conveniently by-passed by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. According to a statement on Sunday, HaiderRead More…

CAA lists 17 countries in travel advisory amid new Covid variant

KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) notified a new travel advisory for Category-C countries after the emergence of a new COVID variant, Omicron, the authority information said Sunday. The CAA has enlisted 17 countries in the fresh travel advisory, South Africa, Hong Kong, Iraq, Namibia and Ukraine among them. The passengers traveling from the category-c countries would require permission from the National CoRead More…

Sindh’s new local govt bill termed black law

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Karachi President Khurram Sher Zaman has termed Sindh’s new local government bill black law. Zaman has strongly criticized the Sindh government for approving the new local government law in a hurried manner. He said that the local government amendment bill was presented by the provincial government without implementing the democratic norms, according to a statement on SundayRead More…

Pakistan Navy flotilla visits Bahrain, Oman

Islamabad: Pakistan Navy flotilla comprising Pakistan Navy Ships DEHSHAT, SV BEHR-E-MASAH and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) Ship HINGOL visited port Mina Salman of Bahrain and Port Sultan Qaboos of Oman. On arrival at Bahrain, PN ships were received by senior National representatives of Pakistan. The Mission Commander along with Commanding Officers called on Chief of Bahrain Naval Forces Rear Admiral MohaRead More…

Oxford University students protest Indian atrocities in IIOJK

LONDON: Students at the University of Oxford on Sunday stepped out in support of the people in Kashmir, protesting against atrocities in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and demanding the release of Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez. Kashmir Media Service reported quoting a press release issued by the protesting students in London, they urged the international community to pressure the Indian Read More…

APHC concerned over detainees plight in jails

SRINAGAR: In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) on Sunday expressed concern over the plight of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists languishing in notorious jails in India and the territory. The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the congestion and non-availability of basic amenities as per jail manual, had made the detaineesRead More…

SMOG: One killed, 15 injured in road mishap

Hafizabad: One persons were killed and 15 others injured when five vehicles collided with each other on motorway due to smog near Hafizabad early Sunday morning. According to reports, five vehicles collided with each other on motorway due to smog near Hafizabad. As a result, one person was killed and 15 others injured. The injured belong to a same family. The body and injured were shifted to a local hospital for an Read More…

IGP orders action against kite making and flying

LAHORE: Inspector General of Punjab Police Rao Sardar Ali on Sunday ordered crackdown against kite flying in the Punjab province after the continuous incidents of deaths and injuries due to kite flying strings. He directed subordinates to take action against those involved in making and selling of metal twine and kites. It may be noted that SHO Shalimar Town police has been suspended after a 19-year-old youth was kiRead More…

Youth killed a kite string cut his throat

LAHORE: A 19-year-old youth was killed when a kite string cut his throat at Shalimar Link Road here on Sunday. According to a report, youth Asad, a resident of Mushtaq Colony of the metropolis was on his way to somewhere on his bike when the kite string cut his throat. As a result, he suffered severe injuries and died on the spot. The body was shifted to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handeRead More…

2500 from Army, PN, Air Force, CAFs participating in mega shooting competition

JHELUM: The 41st Pakistan Army Rifle Association (PARA) Central Meet is in progress at Army Marksmanship Unit, Jhelum since 25 October 2021, according to a statement issued by the ISPR on Sunday. Approximately 2500 firers from Army, Navy, Air Force, Civil Armed Forces (CAFs) including Rangers, Frontier Corps and Airport Security Force as well as civilians are participating in the mega shooting competition that comprRead More…