Naimatullah, Safdar help Quetta, Multan win in T-20 Blind Cricket

KARACHI:A brilliant knock by Naimatullah helped Quetta knocking out Sheikhupura with a gigantic margin of 225 after their score of 347 for just 2 wickets down in NBPT-20 Blind Cricket Tournament. His blistering knock of 154 from just 65 balls consisted of 14 boundaries whereas Naseebullah scored an unbeaten 89 runs. In reply, Sheikhupura could only manage to get 122 with Abdul Sattar being the highest scorer foRead More…

Civil society deplores army takeover in Myanmar

KARACHI:Civil society and labour organisations’ representatives have condemned the Army takeover in Myanmar (Burma) last week and demanded the Pakistan government to sever all diplomatic relationships with the Janata government by recalling Ambassador from Yangon and closing down its Embassy. In a joint statement, here on Tuesday, the civil society activists Karamat Ali, Executive Director, Pakistan Institute of LRead More…

Kinnow export to UK begins despite COVID-19 outbreak

KARACHI:Kinnow exports to United Kingdom has begun through air cargo despite Covid-10 outbreak. A first consignment of 2.2 tons reached Manchester. Now fresh kinnows will be delivered on regular basis till the end of season through PIA on special arrangements. The onset of COVID-19 is driving up demand for fresh and processed citrus products around the world, Pakistani kinnow exporters are trying to capitalize on theRead More…

Grand Health Alliance threatens province-wide strike from 15 Feb

KARACHI:Grand Health Alliance (GHA) has announced a complete strike from Karachi to Kashmore on 15 February 2021 against non-implementation of promised made with healthcare workers. The doctors, paramedical staff and nurses, under the banner of Grand Health Alliance, will also stage a protest demonstration and a sit-in outside the Karachi Press Club on 15 Feb that will continue until acceptance of their demands. Read More…

COVID-19 in Sindh claims 25 more lives, infects 324

KARACHI:As many as 25 more patients of Coronavirus died in Sindh overnight lifting the death toll to 4,157 and 324 new cases emerged when 9,599 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Tuesday. He added that 25 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 4,157 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Shah said that 9Read More…

40 more Covid-19 patients die in country

KARACHI:As many as 40 more patients died of coronavirus in Pakistan during the last 24 hours while 1,008 new virus cases emerged. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 12,066 so far since the outbreak of the disease in February. According to a Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination report issued on Tuesday a total of 556,519 people have been tested positive for the coRead More…

Gas restoration to captive power plants applauded

KARACHI:Abdul Hadi, President SITE Association of Industry, has thanked the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum Nadeem Babar for restoring gas to captive power plants of SITE area as per commitment made on 29th January 2021 in a meeting held at Governor’s House, Karachi. He has also thanked the Governor Sindh Imran Ismail for playing a key role in this matter. In a statement on Tuesday, the SAI chRead More…

KU, Dr Essa Lab sign MoU for students support

KARACHI:The Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization, University of Karachi, and Dr Essa Laboratory and Diagnostic Centre signed the memorandum of understanding for the student support, scientific and research cooperation. The KU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi and the Director Dr Essa Laboratories and Diagnostic Centre Dr Farha Essa inked the MoU documents while the signing ceremony was heRead More…

Appointments of advisors, assistants: SHC seeks full reply from AAG Sindh

KARACHI:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday sought a full reply from the Sindh government over appointments of advisers and special assistants to the chief minister Sindh. A high court, bench headed by Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar, heard a petition challenging the appointments of advisers and special assistants by the provincial government. The petitioner claimed that they had been given ministry portfolios in violationRead More…

No corruption evidence against MNA Mahar, NAB informs SHC

KARACHI:The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday informed the Sindh High Court (SHC) that there was evidence of corruption against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Member of National Assembly (MNA) Sardar Muhammad Bux Khan Mahar. The high court heard the bail petition of PPP MNA Sardar Muhammad Bux Khan Mahar. The NAB prosecutor submitted the report to the court after concluding an inquiry against PPP MNA.
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