70 drug addicts shifted to Hyderabad for treatment

LARKANA: Over 70 drug addicts were arrested by police here on Friday and shifted to Railway Station for sending them to Giddu Hospital, Hyderabad, where they will be treated for the heroin addiction. In this connection, incharge of the operation Inspector Naveed Akbar Siyal told newsmen that drug addicts at the very outset were captured and brought at different police stations and then shifted to Hyderabad under polRead More…

Secretariat officers association cabinet dissolved

QUETTA: The cabinet of Balochistan Civil Secretariat Officers Welfare Association has been dissolved. Bashir Ahmed Buzdar, Deputy Secretary, Secondary Education Department has been appointed as Chairman, Election Commission for issuing new schedule for the election of BCSOWA. According to a statement issued with the signature of Muhammad Amin Badini, Vice President, Balochistan Civil Secretary Officers Welfare AssocRead More…

Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing Authority calls on PM

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing Authority Lt Gen (r) Anwar Ali Haider called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and briefed him on the progress of low-cost housing projects in the country. The Prime Minister expressing satisfaction over the project said provision of low-cost accommodation to people is among the top priorities of the government. The Prime Minister said, for the first time in Pakistan, the governmRead More…

Batkhan levies force arrests proclaimed offender

BARKHAN: Batkhan levies force claimed to have arrested a proclaimed offender in an operation in Barkhan area of Balochistan province on Friday. According to details, Quick Response Force (QRF) and Levies Force of Barkhan apprehended a proclaimed offender Mian Khan, son of Muhammad Khan, wanted in a case under section 302, in a joint operation conducted in district Barkhan of Balochistan province. Further investigatiRead More…

Benazir Mazdoor Card scheme launched to enroll laborers

KARACHI: Sindh Employees’ Social Security Institution (SESSI) has so far recruited 126 people whose parents were earlier employed by the SESSI employees and who died during the service. This was disclosed by Sindh Information and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani, who is also the Chairman of the SESSI’s governing body, as he attended a ceremony at the SESSI’s head office here on Friday. The ceremony was organized toRead More…

Qureshi meets US Secretary of State

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York. According to a PID handout on Friday, the Foreign Minister said that close engagement between Pakistan and the United States had always been mutually beneficial and a factor for stability in South Asia. He reiterated Pakistan’s desire for a balanced Read More…

UNDP to support Gilgit Baltistan Police to connect digitally

Gilgit: UNDP Pakistan’ has established a Command and Control Centre for Gilgit Baltistan Police to connect digitally in Gilgit. Inspector General of Police Gilgit Baltistan, Mr. Saeed Khan Wazir, and UNDP Pakistan Resident Representative Mr. Knut Ostby inaugurated the newly established Command and Control Centre today. The pandemic has increased the need to connect virtually to work efficiently. Operational now wiRead More…

Call to conduct entry test by PMC

QUETTA: Leader of medical students action committee, Asad Khan called on authorities to get the entry test conducted by Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) for admission in medical colleges of the province re-conducted. Talking to PPI outside Quetta Press Club here on Friday, he said the issue needs favourable consideration as it has already been brought into the notice of high-ups in black and white. He added that beRead More…

Coronavirus claims 50 more lives in country during 24 hours

ISLAMABAD: As many as 50 more deaths due to coronavirus and 2,233 positive cases of the infection have been reported across the country during the last 24 hours. According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) statistics, 52,788 tests were conducted yesterday (Thursday) in which positivity ratio remained four point two-three percent.Read More…

PM Imran launches Digital Media Development Program

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has formally launched Digital Media Development Program (DMDP) on Friday. Digital Media Development Program, a flagship initiative as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan is launched by Digital Media Wing (DMW), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), according to PIF information. DMWP is a multifaceted Read More…