• Shakib could give PSL a miss for DPL 12 May 2021 07:33 Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan could give the remainder of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) a miss to play the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) that starts on May 31. Shakib was one of three Bangladesh cricketers — alongwith Liton Das and Mahmudullah — …
  • Saudi rice charity stirs controversy 12 May 2021 06:05 ISLAMABAD: Saudi rice charity for Pakistan following Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to the kingdom set off a new controversy as the distribution started on Tuesday. King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, a Saudi aid agency, had announced a …
  • Mighty proud of what we have achieved in recent times: Misbah 12 May 2021 06:05 KARACHI: Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq paid glowing tribute to his charges following Pakistan’s victorious tour of southern Africa, while claiming that the critics are boiling their own blood by being critical of his stature. Addressing the tour-ending virtual …
  • Two new vaccination centres in Lahore 12 May 2021 06:05 LAHORE: The Punjab government on Tuesday started two new vaccination centres at the Central Park Teaching Hospital and Tehsil Headquarters Hospital (THQ), Kahna, to facilitate the population living in the surroundings. The health authorities said overall …
  • Catalogue planned of known figures buried at Miani Sahib 12 May 2021 06:05 LAHORE: The city administration has decided to prepare a catalogue of the several known personalities buried at the Miani Sahib Graveyard. The core objective behind this development is to provide basic information about the personalities buried in the …
  • Rawalpindi Ring Road project: Ex-commissioner, other officials to face the music over fraud: Firdous 12 May 2021 06:04 LAHORE: The Sharif family has blatantly plundered public resources in the past and former chief minister Shehbaz Sharif embezzled Punjab’s development funds along with his henchmen, alleged Special Assistant to the Chief Minister (SACM) on Information Dr …
  • Multinational blacklisted for violating Mayo’s CT Scan machine contract 12 May 2021 06:04 LAHORE: The Punjab government has blacklisted a multinational and two local firms for violating service contract of the CT Scan machine (128 slice) and ancillary services with five-year warranty period for the Mayo Hospital, Lahore, and referred the case …
  • Rs60bn collateral-free loan plan for SMEs in the works 12 May 2021 06:04 LAHORE: The PTI government is targeting disbursement of Rs60 billion through commercial banks as clean, collateral-free loans among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) over the next three years, says a senior official of the Small and Medium Enterprise …
  • Chicken meat prices surge amid lack of govt action 12 May 2021 06:04 KARACHI: With Eidul Fitr only a couple of days away, poultry retail prices hit the highest-ever rate of up to Rs350-360 per kg for live bird, Rs520-640 for meat (with and without giblets) and Rs800 per kg for boneless, showing a jump of Rs100-150 per kg in …
  • Qudsia Azmat Nisar — Pakistan's foremost watercolour painter and an educator to thousands of artists 12 May 2021 06:04 Pakistan’s foremost water­colour painter, Qudsia Azmat Nisar, passed away in Islamabad on April 27, 2021. She had been ill for several months at her Karachi residence when, in mid-March 2021, her brother Zia Siddiqui moved her to his residence in the …
  • The new ‘cold war’ 12 May 2021 05:41 THIS is with reference to reports ‘Biden suggests rival plan to Belt and Road’ (March 28) and ‘US-China tensions carry seeds of war, warns Kissinger’ (May 1). US President Joe Biden has suggested founding an initiative by ‘democratic’ countries to rival …
  • No justice for May 12 victims despite lapse of 14 years 12 May 2021 04:26 KARACHI: It has been over 14 years since the killing of over 50 citizens in the May 12, 2007, violence in Karachi, yet no culprit has been brought to justice nor has any fact-finding commission concluded its inquiry into the deadly incidents of that day, …
  • Govt to strictly enforce lockdown on Eid 12 May 2021 04:26 LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to strictly enforce the lockdown to restrict the movement of people on the occasion of Eidul Fitr. Action will be taken action against the violators of the lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus. The …
  • Manager booked on rape charges 12 May 2021 04:25 LAHORE: Green Town police on Tuesday registered a case against the HR manager of a private jeans manufacturing company on the charges of rape. The victim told police that the manager demanded her pictures when she applied for a job. He then told her that …
  • 240 meat shops fined 12 May 2021 04:25 LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority has inspected 2,562 meat shops and fined 240 sale points across the province. PFA Director General Rafaqat Ali said the authority checked 1,130 meat shops in Lahore region, 724 in Rawalpindi and 725 meat shops in Multan …
  • 75 more test corona positive in Bahawalpur 12 May 2021 04:24 BAHAWALPUR: As many as 75 more people tested corona positive in the district on Tuesday. According to focal person for coronavirus Dr Muhammad Zakir, total corona positive cases in the district remained 769 as 85 corona positive patients had been recovered …
  • Police accused of facilitating land grabbing 12 May 2021 04:24 LAHORE: A citizen has accused the Kamoke police in Gujranwala district of facilitating land grabbing in sheer violation of court orders besides flouting the strict directions of the CPO Gujranwala. The complainant contacted Punjab Police’s help centre 8787 …
  • Kite string severely injures young bike rider 12 May 2021 04:24 LAHORE: A 22-year old motorcyclist was severely injured when a stray kite string ran across his neck in Factory Area on Tuesday. The injured bike rider was identified as Naeem. The victim was passing through Walton Road on a bike when a stray kite string …
  • Man rapes ex-wife 12 May 2021 04:24 LAHORE: Harbanspura police registered a case against a man for repeatedly raping his divorced wife. The victim Kiran Shahzadi told the police that her husband Ali Manzoor had divorced her three times without her knowledge. He gave third divorce on August …
  • Two Lesco employees killed by colleague 12 May 2021 04:24 LAHORE: Two employees of Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco) were murdered by their colleague in Saidpur Grid Station, Iqbal Town, on Tuesday. Ishaq Masih, son of Imam Masih, and 38-year-old Amjad were murdered. Both victims were residents of Qazi Town, …
  • 36,086 cops for security of Eid gatherings in Lahore 12 May 2021 04:24 LAHORE: IGP Punjab Inam Ghani has said that all available resources would be utilised for the security of citizens and Eid gatherings at sensitive mosques, imam bargahs and other places across the province. While reviewing the security arrangements for Eid …
  • Youth self immolates in Lahore 12 May 2021 04:21 LAHORE: A 24-year old youth committed suicide by setting himself on fire in the Baghbanpura area on Tuesday. The victim was identified as Muhammad Rizwan, son of Muhammad Ramzan of Darogawala Baghbanpura. Rizwan sprayed petrol and set himself on fire for …
  • Ganga Ram's samadhi being renovated 12 May 2021 04:20 LAHORE: Renovation and construction work is in full swing on Sir Ganga Ram's samadhi at Ravi Road on the direction of Chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Dr Aamir Ahmed. According to a press release issued by ETPB on Tuesday, the Chairman …
  • 263,147 corona patients recover 12 May 2021 04:20 LAHORE: Around 263,147 corona patients recovered in the public sector hospitals being run under the control of Specialized and P&SHD, while 2229 patients are recovered during the last 24 hours. This was disclosed by Barrister Nabeel Awan Secretary …
  • Security plan for Chand Raat, Eid 12 May 2021 04:20 LAHORE: Lahore police has chalked out a comprehensive security plan for Chand Raat and Eidul Fitr. As per DIG Operations Lahore, around 7,000 policemen would perform duty on Chand Raat and Eid. Around six SPs, 35 DSPs, 83 SHO/Inspectors and more than …
  • KSRelief schedules to distribute ration bags in Punjab, KP 12 May 2021 04:20 ISLAMABAD: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief), has launched a Zakat Al-Fitr project, and announced a schedule for distribution of ration bags among the 114,192 needy families in nine districts of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa …
  • Trees guarantee healthy life: Dr Yasmin Rashid 12 May 2021 04:20 LAHORE: Provincial Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid on Tuesday planted a tree in front of Shaukat Khanum Hospital under Clean and Green Lahore of Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) here. PHA Chairman Yasir Gilani, DG Jawad Ahmad Qureshi and other …
  • NAB to challenge LHC bail relief for Shehbaz 12 May 2021 02:54 ISLAMABAD: As Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered a fresh investigation into Hudaibiya Paper Mills (HPM) case against the Sharif family, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Lahore High …
  • Shehbaz can be tried in Hudaibiya case: PM’s adviser 12 May 2021 02:54 ISLAMABAD: As legal experts are bewildered over the government’s move to reopen the Hudaibiya Paper Mills (HPM) corruption case which has already been settled by the country’s top judiciary, including the Supreme Court, Adviser to the Prime Minister on …
  • Raja opposes Tests between teams with big skills gap 12 May 2021 02:38 LAHORE: Former captain Ramiz Raja has said that there was a big skills gap between Pakistan and Zimbabwe. He said there should be no such series as cricket is already in a difficult situation. If there are one-sided matches, the fans will turn their …
  • Clubs can provide info, documents till June 21 12 May 2021 02:38 LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has extended the deadline for clubs to provide information and documents for their registration till June 21. An official of the PCB said that the board extended the deadline at the request of club presidents due to Eid …
  • China type lockdown urged 12 May 2021 02:30 LAHORE: Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) has stressed the implementation of strict lockdown during Eid holidays and following China’s method and techniques to fight against the third wave of COVID-19, a statement said on …
  • Prices win 12 May 2021 02:30 LAHORE: The government has failed to rein in the ever-increasing prices of daily use items and now mutton, beef, and chicken have also gone out of the reach of millions after wheat flour, sugar, and edible oil. This is happening at a time when the entire …
  • Tarbela 5th extension work to start in July 12 May 2021 02:29 LAHORE: The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) will start work on 1,530MW Tarbela 5th Extension project from July 2021, as mobilisation of the contractor is being ensured in a phased manner. In the wake of awarding the contract for civil works …
  • Tough challenges 12 May 2021 01:57 Universities in Pakistan have suffered greatly in the last three years because of the misguided policies of the Higher Education Commission and the failure of its leadership to convince the government to provide proper and reasonable funding. The …
  • Russia's South Asia challenge 12 May 2021 01:57 The visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Islamabad in April was the first such top-level engagement in almost a decade. The visit underscored the importance of the bilateral relations between Russia and Pakistan. The crucial talks that Lavrov …
  • Masks donated 12 May 2021 01:55 LAHORE:Anjuman-e-Hilal-e-Ahmar Pakistan has donated 5,000 N-95 masks for the doctors and medical staff serving at the corona front in Lahore General Hospital. Chairman Red Crescent Society Ibrar-ul-Haq handed over these masks to Post Graduate Medical …
  • Shopkeepers, others arrested over SOPs breach 12 May 2021 01:55 LAHORE:District administration continued its operations against violation of corona SOPs and arrested several shopkeepers and citizens besides sealing many businesses here Tuesday. Deputy Commissioner Lahore Mudassar Riaz visited Chungi Amar Sadhu Bazaar …
  • Kite string injures another bike rider 12 May 2021 01:55 LAHORE:A 22-year old motorcyclist was severely injured when a stray kite string ran across his neck in Factory Area on Tuesday. The injured bike rider was identified as Naeem. The victim was passing through Walton Road on a bike when a stray kite string …
  • 67 more die from COVID-19 12 May 2021 01:55 LAHORE:Around 67 patients died from COVID19 and 1,486 positive cases were confirmed in Punjab during the last 24 hours. According to report issued by P&SHD on Tuesday, the death toll reached 9,185 in Punjab, while confirmed cases became 320,851 in the …
  • Wasa to increase water supply timing during Eid holidays 12 May 2021 01:55 LAHORE:Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) has announced that it will continue to operate its tube-wells during Eid holidays. In a message to the citizens, Wasa Managing Director Syed Zahid Aziz said that for the convenience of the people during the Eid, …
  • Concern over growing corona deaths among doctors 12 May 2021 01:55 LAHORE:Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has expressed its concern over the large number of deaths of doctors and paramedics due to COVID-19. So far all over Pakistan 202 doctors and 30 paramedics have died. According to a press release issued here …
  • Tevta BoG re-constituted 12 May 2021 01:54 LAHORE:Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) Chairperson Ali Salman Siddique has said that the Authority has re-constituted its board of governors (BoG) in order to transform itself on international lines. In a statement issued here …
  • 36,086 cops for security of Eid gatherings 12 May 2021 01:54 LAHORE:IGP Punjab Inam Ghani has said that all available resources would be utilised for the security of citizens and Eid gatherings at sensitive mosques, imam bargahs and other places across the province. While reviewing the security arrangements for Eid …
  • Two new vaccination centres start work 12 May 2021 01:54 LAHORE:Two new vaccination centres started work in Central Park Teaching Hospital and THQ Kahna, on Tuesday as Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid visited these centres to personally monitor the working. The minister was accompanied by Secretary P&SH …
  • CM blasts past govts for encouraging nepotism 12 May 2021 01:54 LAHORE:Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said on Tuesday that past governments encouraged nepotism in the garb of merit and set records of exhibitory projects along with promoting the culture of corruption, intimidation and commendations. In a press …
  • DG Khan, Sahiwal residents to have free health insurance 12 May 2021 01:54 LAHORE:Punjab Specialised Healthcare Department has decided to provide free health insurance to the citizens of DG Khan and Sahiwal divisions by the end of the current month. This was stated by Specialized Healthcare Secretary Barrister Nabeel Ahmed while …
  • Govt to strictly enforce lockdown SOPs on Eid 12 May 2021 01:54 LAHORE:The Punjab government has decided to strictly enforce the lockdown to restrict the movement of people on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr. Action will be taken action against the violators of the lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus. The …
  • Shahbaz, Rabbani condemn world silence on Israeli atrocities 12 May 2021 01:48 ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: PMLN President and National Assembly Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif met Palestinian Ambassador Ahmed Rafei in Islamabad and expressed solidarity on behalf of the nation, PMLN and PMLN Quaid Nawaz Sharif. Shehbaz Sharif said the …
  • NAB to move SC against Shahbaz's bail 12 May 2021 01:47 LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau, Lahore, has decided to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the grant of bail by the Lahore High Court to PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif in a case of allegedly accumulating assets beyond known sources of …
  • PDM meeting will discuss inviting PPP, ANP after Eid 12 May 2021 01:47 LAHORE: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) is likely to invite the Pakistan’s People's Party (PPP) and Awami National Party (ANP) to join the movement (PDM) again. The final decision of inviting the PPP and ANP will be taken in the PDM’s steering …
  • NCOC issues guidelines for Eid prayers 12 May 2021 01:46 ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Tuesday approved strict guidelines and safety protocols for holding Eidul Fitr prayers across the country. According to the guidelines, Eid prayers should be organised at open spaces with Covid …
  • Govt hiding its incompetence by reopening Hudaibiya, says PML-N 12 May 2021 01:46 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb Tuesday said Hudaibiya Papers Mills reference was legally dismissed for want of evidence but the government was reopening the reference to hide its incompetence. Talking to the …
  • Shehroze becomes youngest Pakistani to scale Everest 12 May 2021 01:46 Ag APP ISLAMABAD: Shehroze Kashif, 19, became on Tuesday the youngest Pakistani to summit Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak, the Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) said. The teen successfully climbed the 8,849-metre mountain and hoisted Pakistan’s flag …
  • Pakistan opens walk-in vaccinations for over 40s 12 May 2021 01:45 Ag APP ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is going to open walk-in coronavirus vaccinations for all people above the age of 40 from today as inoculations gain pace with Covid-related fatalities and hospital admissions remain high. “Starting tomorrow (Wednesday) the 12th …
  • NAB to challenge Shahbaz Sharif's bail verdict in SC 12 May 2021 01:45 Nu News Desk LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) Lahore office has decided to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) verdict in which it granted bail to Shahbaz Sharif in a case of accumulating assets beyond means …
  • Decision to reprobe Hudaibiya based on new evidence: Fawad 12 May 2021 01:45 ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said a decision to reinvestigate the Hudaibyia Paper Mills case was made in the light of emergence of new evidence. He said the judge who had decided to close the case …
  • PDM to muscle up against govt after Eid 12 May 2021 00:39 Kashmir will be part of agenda Amraiz Khan Lahore Key PDM leaders once again became active against the government. Shahbaz Sharif had telephonic contact with Nawaz Sharif and Maulana Fazlur Rehman. The three leaders consulted on key points to send the …
  • At 19 He is The Youngest Climb Everest! 11 May 2021 21:52 Shehroze Kashif, 19, scaled Mount Everest on Tuesday, becoming the youngest ever Pakistani to climb the world's tallest peak. According to the Alpine Club of Pakistan, the country's state-run mountaineering organization, Kashif "successfully…
  • Exciting Insights In How Artificial Intelligence Will Set New Quality Benchmarks In Human Fertility Treatment 11 May 2021 21:22 Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 6:06 am Press Release: PR Newswire SINGAPORE, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 10th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) has provided exciting insights into likely developments and future …
  • ASIA/PAKISTAN - The Archbishop to the new catechists: you preach the Good news, God changes hearts 11 May 2021 21:10 Lahore (Agenzia Fides) - "Do not lose hope, remain consistent and obedient in your pastoral work. You will encounter challenges as you begin your pastoral ministry as catechists. Your responsibility is to preach the Good News and make it easier for …
  • NAB to challenge Shehbaz Sharif’s bail in Supreme Court 11 May 2021 20:00 LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to approach the Supreme Court against bail granted to PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif by the Lahore High Court (LHC). According to Geo News, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has …
  • In letter to Interior Ministry, NAB seeks to place Shahbaz Sharif on ECL 11 May 2021 19:59 Joint meeting of interior, law ministries to decide on the matter tomorrow. Final decision to be made by the federal cabinet. LHC had earlier allowed Shahbaz Sharif to fly abroad for treatment. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday penned a …
  • Distribution of zakat rice from Saudi Arabia begins in Pakistan 11 May 2021 19:59 Saudi embassy says 19,000 people have received rice today. Programme initiated in nine districts of KP, Punjab. It is expected to benefit 114,000 people. The distribution of Zakat rice from Saudi Arabia has started, the Kingdom's embassy in Karachi …
  • Met predicts rain in upper, central parts of Pakistan ahead of Eid 11 May 2021 19:58 The meteorological department said Tuesday the present westerly weather system is likely to persist for the next 4-5 and under the influence of this weather system, rain and thunderstorm were expected across several parts of the country. The meteorological …
  • WATCH: Barber offers the hottest haircuts cuts in the land 11 May 2021 19:20 Since first unveiling his style in 2016 and after brushing away customer fears, he says the unconventional approach has become a hit. Hoping to prove a cut above the competition, Pakistani barber Ali Abbas relies on an unusual array of tools to practice …
  • Hamza says brother Salman handled finances of Ramzan Sugar Mills 11 May 2021 18:14 LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shehbaz has reportedly blamed his brother Salman Shehbaz for the suspicious transactions carried out by the Ramzan Sugar Mills. A private TV channel obtained a copy of the reply, which Hamza had …
  • NAB seeks Shahbaz's name on ECL in application to Interior Ministry 11 May 2021 14:35 The Interior Ministry has received a request from the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to to place PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif's name on the Exit Control List (ECL). Speaking to Geo News, Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed said his ministry had …
  • With reopening Hudaibia case, PML-N restarts efforts to launch anti-government campaign 11 May 2021 14:26 ISLAMABAD: With the federal government’s decision to conduct a fresh probe into the Hudaibiya Papers Mill case against the Sharif family, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has started efforts to launch an anti-government campaign soon after Eid-ul-Fitr. …
  • The popular Newport restaurants now taking bookings for indoor tables 11 May 2021 14:04 For the past few weeks we've been allowed to meet friends and enjoy an outdoor meal in a restaurant for the first time this year. But the changeable weather has made for a few chilly visits to your favourite Indian or Italian. The Welsh Government is …
  • British mum, 20, killed in front of 11-month-old baby during Greece burglary 11 May 2021 13:17 A 20-year-old from Britain has been strangled to death in Greece, according to reports. The Brit was killed in front of her baby. Burglars tied her up, according to reports. Her dog was also killed, and her pilot husband tied up too. Three thieves are …
  • NAB to challenge Shahbaz’s bail in SC 11 May 2021 13:17 LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to challenge in the Supreme Court the bail granted to National Assembly Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif on the Exit Control List (ECL) in connection with the wealth and money laundering cases …
  • Hudaibia Paper Mills case, a story of Rs1,242mln fraud, in volume bigger than Panama scandal: Fawad 11 May 2021 13:17 ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Tuesday said the Hudaibia Paper Mills case was a story of fraud of about Rs1,242 million, which in financial terms has a greater fiscal impact than the Panama Papers case. In a …
  • Dad of murdered Brit Mayra Zulfiqar breaks down after hearing she was 'tortured' 11 May 2021 13:13 The father of murdered Brit Mayra Zulfiqar broke down after hearing reports that his daughter had been tortured before her death. Mohammad Zulfiqar, whose daughter was killed in Pakistan after going there for a friend’s wedding, pleaded for justice for the …
  • Bishop calls for restraint as Palestine violence spirals 11 May 2021 11:06 LAHORE: A senior church leader has urged Israeli and Palestinian authorities to hold direct talks for de-escalating tensions in the restive region and reaching a peaceful settlement to the decades-old conflict. “The church supports the two-state solution …
  • Top NAB brass urged to put Shahbaz on ECL 11 May 2021 11:05 LAHORE: The Lahore chapter of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has written a letter to its Headquarters in Islamabad, requesting to place the name of National Assembly Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif on the Exit Control List (ECL) in connection …
  • Punjab to vaccinate journalists against coronavirus 11 May 2021 11:05 LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Tuesday directed the authorities to make arrangements to inoculate journalists against coronavirus on a priority basis. The directive was given on a suggestion of the Cabinet Committee on Coronavirus Control …
  • Leena Ghani, Lala Rukh and Pakistan’s #MeToo movement 11 May 2021 10:05 On the day she appeared in court for the first time in her life, Leena Ghani found it difficult not to squirm in front of the judge. She realised within five minutes that the cushioned seat she was on was infested with bedbugs. You could sit right on the …
  • Punjab decides to vaccinate journalists against coronavirus on priority basis 11 May 2021 10:02 Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has directed to vaccinate journalists against coronavirus on a priority basis. As per details, the chief minister has accepted the recommendations of the Cabinet Committee on Corona Control. He has also directed the …
  • Meet Patient Zero 11 May 2021 09:55 My name is Syed Muhammad Yahya Jafri; a 23-year-old Pakistani. My claim to fame is that I was the first Pakistani to test positive for Covid-19 on February 26, shortly after returning from Tehran.  I became famous the moment I tested positive at AKUH. All …
  • 19-year-old Shehroze Kashif becomes youngest Pakistani to summit Everest 11 May 2021 09:44 Shehroze Kashif, 19, became the youngest Pakistani mountaineer to reach the summit of Mount Everest — 8,848.86 metres — on Tuesday. In an update on Facebook, Nepalese mountaineer and the expedition manager of Seven Summit Treks, Chhang Dawa Sherpa, …
  • Against All Odds 11 May 2021 08:31 Education, Europe, Headlines, Human Rights, Labour, Migration & Refugees, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Daud Khan, Ahmed Raza and Mahnoor Malik speak to a young immigrant in Italy about his journey to Europe ROME, May 11 2021 (IPS) - We met 22-year …
  • Abid looks to carry rich form to West Indies 11 May 2021 07:24 KARACHI: After a fairy-tale debut at the highest level with century apiece in his first two Tests, Abid Ali was destined to move places. However, what he had achieved against Sri Lanka during that landmark series in December 2019 was forgotten rather soon. …
  • Mani lauds Pakistan’s winning show 11 May 2021 07:24 LAHORE: Pakistan Cri­cket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani on Monday congratulated the national team on their sixth consecutive series win as Babar Azam became the first Pakistan captain to win his first four Tests. “On behalf of the Pakistan cricket fans, …
  • Holding remaining PSL games in UAE becomes tough for PCB 11 May 2021 07:24 LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board’s problems in organising the remaining 20 matches of the HBL Pakistan Super League-6 (PSL) in the UAE were compounded on Monday after the latter banned the entry of a number of South Asian nationals, including Pakistanis, due …
  • Shehbaz to file contempt petition against govt, FIA on 17th 11 May 2021 07:24 LAHORE: Opposition leader in National Assembly and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif will file a contempt of court petition against the PTI government and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in the Lahore High Court on first working day (May 17) after Eid …
  • Traders flout lockdown with impunity in Lahore 11 May 2021 07:24 LAHORE: Despite the frequent inspections, monitoring and visits, the teams constituted by the city district and divisional administration could not fully implement the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in the provincial metropolis. The traders, shopkeepers, …
  • Mayo BoG takes over hospital as per MTI Act 11 May 2021 07:24 LAHORE: A newly formed Board of Governors has taken over the administrative and financial control of Punjab’s largest state-run teaching institute, Mayo Hospital, after electing unopposed its first chairman as provided under the Punjab Medical Teaching …
  • Lahore NAB asks headquarters to place Shehbaz Sharif's name on ECL 11 May 2021 07:04 Interior ministry refuse to confirm it received any letter from NAB HQ on placing Shehbaz Sharif's name on the ECL. Request was made to place Shehbaz Sharif's name on ECL as he is facing cases of assets beyond means. NAB Lahore asks NAB …
  • Punjab governor's son becomes Scottish MP for second term 11 May 2021 07:04 Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar's son, Anas Sarwar, wins second term as member of the Scottish Parliament. The governor terms it a matter of pride for overseas Pakistanis. He urges overseas Pakistanis to take part in political affairs of their …
  • Watch: With cleavers and blowtorches, Pakistan... 11 May 2021 05:59 Hoping to prove a cut above the competition, Pakistani barber Ali Abbas relies on an unusual array of tools to practice his craft — including blowtorches, meat cleavers, and even broken glass. Abbas’s fringe style is proving a hit in the nation, with …
  • Imran orders fresh probe into Hudaibya case against Sharifs 11 May 2021 04:33 ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday directed his legal team to ensure fresh investigation into the Hudaibya Paper Mills (HPM) case against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif and …
  • Weeks before bail: Lahore NAB asked HQs to put Shehbaz on ECL 11 May 2021 01:45 ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau, Lahore has written a letter to the NAB Headquarters, Islamabad for placing the name of PMLN President and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on the Exit Control List (ECL) in …
  • Online kite seller arrested in Lahore 11 May 2021 01:40 LAHORE: Gujjarpura police arrested a suspect selling kites online on Monday. The arrested suspect has been identified as Shaukat. The suspect would smuggle kites from Peshawar. He afterwards would sell these through online orders in the provincial capital. …
  • Lahore couple found murdered in house 11 May 2021 01:40 LAHORE: Some unidentified suspects killed an elderly couple under mysterious circumstances in Sabzazar police limits here on Monday. The victims identified as Syed Anis-ud-Din, 60, and Nasira Bibi, 45, lived in their house in Hassan Town. On the day of the …
  • British strain of Covid-19 dominant in Lahore: study 11 May 2021 01:40 LAHORE: An easily spreading coronavirus variant first identified in England last year has now become the dominant strain in Lahore, a study conducted at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) revealed on Monday. "The prevalence of variants of concern …
  • UHS finds more infectious British variant of coronavirus in Lahore 10 May 2021 14:03 A more easily spread coronavirus variant, first identified in England last year, has now become the dominant variant in Lahore, says UHS. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) had last year approved a grant of Rs 13 million for the research project. Lead …
  • DhakaYeah wins Alliance Française Pakistan - People’s Choice Award at Lahore Digital Arts Festival 10 May 2021 08:38 Lahore Digital Arts Festival (LDF) celebrates Pakistan's digital culture by gathering a community of artists and audiences to explore the convergence of art and technology. LDF intends to initiate conversations revolving around the accessibility of art …
  • SHO suspended for torture of SOPs violators in Lahore 10 May 2021 06:56 LAHORE: Deputy Inspector General (DIG) operation Sajid Kiyani on Sunday suspended the New Anarkali station house officer (SHO) for allegedly torturing citizens over violation of coronavirus SOPs. A video circulated on different social media websites showed …
  • Veteran actress Talat Siddiqui laid to rest in Lahore 10 May 2021 02:41 LAHORE: Former veteran actress Talat Siddiqui, who passed away at the age of 82 years after protracted illness in Lahore late Saturday night, was laid to rest. Talat Siddiqui became a household name through her work on radio before she moved towards the …