Polio vaccination drive to reach 22.4m children launches today

Islamabad: A sub-National polio immunization campaign begins in sixty four districts across the country from today [Monday]. Over 22.4 million children under five years of age will be vaccinated during the campaign. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Services, Dr Faisal Sultan, who launched the campaign last Friday, said the country has recorded a historic low number of polio cases last year. He saidRead More…

LHC orders cutting of trees

Lahore: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday ordered to stop cutting of trees and rocks at tourists points of the province. Hearing a case related to the cutting of trees and rocks, The Rawalpindi bench of the Lahore High Court asked the Punjab and federal governments about the steps taken to ensure the protection of the trees and rocks. The court asked if there was any authority for the protection of rocks in Murree, Read More…

Levies Force seizes one Kalashnikov and rounds of different guns

CHAGAI: Levies Force, Chagai claimed to have seized one Kalashnikov and large quantity of rounds of different guns from an Alto vehicle during snap checking at Pedakwadh Kachki area of district Chagai in Balochistan province on Monday, however, driver of the vehicle managed to escape. Following the directions of Deputy Commissioner, Chagai, Dr. Mansoor Ahmed Baloch and Assistant Commissioner, Dalbandin, Muhammad IrfRead More…

Pak-China friendship time-tested and getting stronger with every passing day: President

Islamabad: A ceremony to induct China-built PNS Tughril and Qatar gifted Sea-King helicopters in Pakistan Navy fleet was held in Karachi on Monday. President Dr Arif Alvi was the chief guest on the occasion. Addressing the ceremony, the President said that Pak-China friendship is time-tested and getting stronger with each and every passing day. He said that although, Pakistan is a peace-loving country and has no neRead More…

Pakistan reports eight deaths due to Covid

Karachi: Pakistan on Monday reported eight deaths due to Covid and 7,195 new cases in the last 24 hours while the number of positive cases has surged to 1,374,800. According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 29,105 on Monday. Till now 13,108 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,741 in Sindh 5,975 in KP,Read More…

PTI Govt awakened conscience of world community over Indian atrocities in IIOJK: Foreign Minister

Islamabad: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says the PTI government has awakened the dormant conscience of world community over the ongoing Indian atrocities in the Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a public gathering in Multan, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan has also raised awareness among international community on the issue of Islamophobia. The Foreign Minister said today the whole world isRead More…

Justice Ayesha Malik sworn in as first female SC judge

Islamabad: Justice Ayesha Malik made history in the judicial history of Pakistan after being sworn in as the first female judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, at an oath taking ceremony held here at the Supreme Court building on Monday. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed administered her the oath of office. The oath taking ceremony was attended by the Supreme Court judges, Attorney General for PRead More…

Country’s economy performing well due to Government’s prudent policies: Muzammil

Islamabad: Spokesperson Finance Ministry Muzammil Aslam says the incumbent government is fighting crises with determination as the provision of relief to the people is the government’s top most priority. Talking to the PTV, he said despite multiple challenges, the country’s economy has been performing well during 2021 and is moving in the right direction with the support of the government’s prudent policies. The SpoRead More…

Government to bring changes in judicial system: Farrukh

Islamabad: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib says the government is going to bring changes in the judicial system of the country in days to come. Talking to PTV, he urged the opposition to avoid unnecessary criticism and support the government for bringing improvement in the system. The Minister of Sate said Prime Minister Imran Khan has informed the people regarding development initiaRead More…