NCOC: (Pakistan reports 2,432 new COVID-19 cases, 45 deaths in last 24 hours)

ISLAMABAD:As many as 2,432 new Covid-19 cases surfaced in the country with forty-five deaths reported over the last twenty four hours. According to the latest statistics of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 42,422 tests were carried out during the last 24 hours. There are now 33763 active cases of virus in the country. 472,099 people have so far recovered from the disease.Read More…

CPEC: First Gwadar project gets power from national grid

ISLAMABAD:Under the China, Pakistan Economic Corridor, two mega housing projects have been connected with the National grid. Electricity connections have been approved and installed at CPIC’s projects International Port City and China Pak Golf Estates in Gwadar. These are the first residential communities in Gwadar’s private sector where power connections have been successfully installed and is being dubbed a mileRead More…

Minister: (Fawad welcomes WhatsApp decision to delay change of privacy policy)

ISLAMABAD:Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has welcomed WhatsApp decision to delay the change of its privacy policy terming it a positive step. In a tweet on Saturday, he said companies like facebook effect too many people and it is important that in critical decision making involve wider section of consumers and Data protection must be ensured at all times.Read More…

Minister: (Asad reaffirms commitment to back just struggle of Kashmiris)

ISLAMABAD:Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to continue to back the just struggle of Kashmiris for their right to self-determination. He was talking to MNA and member Kashmir Committee Naureen Farooq here on Saturday. The Speaker said India’s 5th August 2019 illegal steps in the occupied territory have exposed its true face before the world. Asad Qaiser said the ministry ofRead More…

PM: (No state can move forward and achieve welfare and progress without meritocracy, rule of law: PM)

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his idea of “Naya Pakistan” is based on following the basic principles adopted by the State of Madina. In an interview with a private channel, he said no state can move forward and achieve welfare and progress without meritocracy and rule of law and his government is also based on these basic fundamentals. Replying to a question, the Prime Minister said the only issue oRead More…

Minister: (PTI Govt taking hard decisions to bring institutional reforms: Shibli)

ISLAMABAD:Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Shibli Faraz has said the PTI government is taking hard decisions to bring reforms in the national institutions for achieving better performance. Talking to a private television channel, he criticized the opposition parties for damaging the image of national institutions. Shibli Faraz said the government is taking all possible steps to restore image and efficienRead More…

CM: (Punjab CM lays foundation stone of Sheikhupura to Gujranwala two-lane road)

ISLAMABAD:Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has laid foundation stone of Sheikhupura to Gujranwala two-lane road project in a ceremony held in Lahore on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that 43-km long Sheikhupura-Gujranwala two-lane road will be constructed under public-private partnership and maintenance will be the responsibility of private partners for next twenty-five years.Read More…

Minister: (Govt to launch “Smart Office” app like “WhatsApp” by June: IT Minister)

ISLAMABAD:Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Syed Amin-ul-Haque has said that a Pakistani application in the style of WhatsApp called “Smart Office” would be launched by June this year. In a statement, he said all preliminary preparations have been completed in this regard. He said the Federal Cabinet has given task to the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication to create an application for govRead More…

KP: (District Administration Peshawar decides to impose smart lockdown)

ISLAMABAD:The District Administration of Peshawar has decided to impose smart lockdown from six pm today (Saturday) in five areas of the city. According to a notification issued in Peshawar, the lockdown will be imposed in selected areas of Hayatabad, Kohat Road, Warsak Road, and Yakatoot areas due to an increased number of corona cases.Read More…

Minister: (Large Scale Industries accelerating at fast pace: Asad)

ISLAMABAD:Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said that industrial growth of the country is clearly accelerating as it witnessed excellent results during the month of November last year. In a tweet, he termed the Large Scale Manufacturing growth numbers for November last year as excellent news. Asad Umar said the average Large Scale Manufacturing growth from July to November was 7.4 percent and Read More…