Minister: (Those who looted public resources showing arrogance instead of regret: Shibli)

ISLAMABAD:Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said those who looted public resources are showing arrogance instead of regret and remorse.   In a tweet on Sunday, he said the defeated political hypocrites will gather again today to give explanations for their defeat and disgrace.Read More…

NCOC: (25 deaths, 1436 new cases of Covid-19 reported over last 24 hours)

ISLAMABAD:Twenty-five more people died of coronavirus in the country over the last twenty four hours with 1436 new cases reported.   According to the latest statistics of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the figure of patients recovered from the virus has reached 318,417. There are now 17,804 active cases in the country.  Read More…

COAS: (COAS thanks Vanessa O’Brien’s achievements for promoting Pakistan as a goodwill ambassador)

ISLAMABAD:Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has appreciated the mountaineer Vanessa O’Brien’s achievements and thanked her for promoting Pakistan as a goodwill ambassador.   The Army Chief expressed these views during a meeting with Vanessa O’Brien, who called on him in Rawalpindi.   Vanessa O’Brien is the only woman to climb the world’s highest point of Mount Everest and diveRead More…

Nine schools in Umerkot closed after Covid hits students, teachers

KARACHI:Nine schools were closed in Umerkot city on Wednesday after five teachers and eight children were diagnosed with coronavirus.   The closed schools included Government High School, Girls School Abdul Wahid Khanbhar Colony, Primary School Ahori Farm, Girls Middle School New Chorr, Primary School Haro Mall Malhi, Primary School Saeedpur, Primary School Bajeranji Dhani and Primary School Hussain MalkanRead More…

401 dengue cases recorded during a week in Karachi

KARACHI:The Vector Borne Diseases Department of Directorate General Health Services Sindh has registered 416 dengue fever cases across the Sindh province in a week out of which 401 were recorded in Karachi alone.   The department has registered a total of 1,034 dengue fever cases from 01 to 28 October 2020 across the province out of which 1,019 were detected in Karachi and 15 in others districts.  Read More…

Minister terms news about Karoonjhar Mountain lease as rumour

KARACHI:Provincial Minister for Mines and Minerals Development Mir Shabbir Ali Bijarani said in a statement on Saturday that news regarding lease of Karoonjhar mountain was totally fabricated and baseless.   He termed this news as nothing but a rumour and said Karoonjhar Mountains of Tharparkar contained a huge quantity of quality granite and Sindh government had not issued any notification regarding theirRead More…

Two killed in truck-bike collision in Shikarpur

SHIKARPUR:Two persons were killed in a road accident within the limits of New Faujdari police station here on Saturday evening.   According to rescue sources, two motorcyclists identified as Abdul Sami Khoso, a resident of village Jamra, district Shikarpur, and Abdul Malik Mahar, a resident of Pano Aqil, were travelling on a bike when a speeding truck hit them on the National Highway in Shikarpur. As a resRead More…

Two more Covid patients die in Sindh

KARACHI:Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said in a statement on Saturday that two more coronavirus patients lost their lives overnight in Sindh while 376 new cases emerged when 7,479 samples were tested.   He said that 7,479 samples were tested against which 376 new cases were diagnosed that constituted five percent current detection rate. He added that so far 1,643,450 tests had been conducted whiRead More…

EFP vows to promote OSH for combating post-COVID challenges

Karachi:World faces the toughest challenge after the COVID crisis which reminds us in a cruel way that OSH is imperative and essential at the workplace. It is time for a new value proposition and EFP needs to revive its enthusiasm to promote OSH.   This was stated by “Ravindra Peiris” Senior Specialist ACTEMP, ILO while inaugurating the international OSH Conference and 15th EFP Best Practices Awards CeRead More…

Men’s Junior Hockey Asia Cup postponed

KARACHI:The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has postponed Bangabandhu Men’s Junior Asia Cup Dhaka 2021, which was scheduled to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh in January next year.   “We are all still going through difficult times of great uncertainty with the pandemic continuing to have a massive impact on daily life in many countries and restrictions on travel still persisting,” AHF said in a media releRead More…