• Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman's arrest: Protesters countrywide condemn tyrannical policies 07 Jul 2020 05:31 KARACHI/ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: The countrywide protest by workers of Geo and Jang Group entered the 115th day against the unjustified and illegal arrest of Editor-in-Chief of Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and the wider and draconian curbs against …
  • Three Pakistani cricketers to leave for England on July 8 after testing negative for COVID-19 07 Jul 2020 05:28 Image Source : TWITTER/@ICC Haider Ali Pakistan cricketers Haider Ali, Imran Khan and Kashif Bhatti, along with masseur Malang Ali, have tested negative for COVID-19 and will leave for England on July 8 to join the team ahead of next month's three- …
  • Foreign investors see improvement in security 07 Jul 2020 05:06 ISLAMABAD: Foreign investors are excited over Pakistan’s fast improving security situation, saying the two main business centres — Karachi and Lahore — are now on a par with other mega cities in the region. In a survey — Annual Security Survey 2020 — …
  • FEATURE-Pakistan's tree-planting push has a sweetener: more honey 07 Jul 2020 05:02 CHANGA MANGA, Pakistan, July 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When authorities started planting millions of trees in eastern Pakistan’s Changa Manga Forest five years ago, the idea was to bring back life to forest land that had been destroyed by illegal …
  • Athletics seminar for coaches, professionals ends 07 Jul 2020 04:47 LAHORE: Four local experts delivered lectures on the concluding day of the strength and conditioning seminar for national coaches and sports professionals of South Asian countries, organised by Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) on Monday. The three- …
  • Sports Dept launches fitness programme for players, masses 07 Jul 2020 04:47 LAHORE: Punjab Youth Affairs and Sports Department on Monday launched a general fitness programme for players and public. Fitness experts are imparting training to players of different games and public under the supervision of Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti …
  • England tour a test for Babar, says Afridi 07 Jul 2020 04:47 LAHORE: Former captain Shahid Afridi believes that the tour of England is a test of Babar Azam’s leadership skills and there is a huge responsibility on other players too to support the young captain to achieve the desired results. “Babar Azam is the …
  • Umar Akmal’s appeal to be heard on 13th 07 Jul 2020 04:46 LAHORE: Former Supreme Court judge retired Justice Faqir Mohammad Khokhar, in his capacity as an independent adjudicator, will hear the appeal of discarded Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal against a three-year ban at the National High Performance Centre here on …
  • PCB releases updated schedule of England series 07 Jul 2020 04:46 LAHORE: Finally, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday confirmed an updated schedule of Pakistan’s matches which they will play during the ongoing England tour comprising three Tests and as many T20 Internationals. The series, according to the updated …
  • Finances for lower income groups 07 Jul 2020 04:46 WE are obsessed by a class structure in our society where we are identified by our outlook, lifestyle and wealth. Most population comprises the working class, starting from the lowest income group to the highly paid individuals. This constitute almost 80 …
  • Judge, his driver injured in accident 07 Jul 2020 03:40 OKARA: Lahore Additional District and Sessions Judge Rana Muhammad Imran Shafi and his driver were injured in an accident at Okara Bypass on Monday. Reportedly, the judge and his driver Faryad Ali sustained injuries when a truck hit their car. The injured …
  • No difference 07 Jul 2020 03:06 When the POL prices were slashed not a single item in the market became cheaper. Now with the increase in oil prices, rest assured that everything will become dearer. Economic laws do not work here. Dr Anwar Kabir Sheikh Lahore
  • Two steps back 07 Jul 2020 03:06 With much fanfare, the excise department has been advertising a computer application enabling citizens to pay their token tax online instead of visiting the Excise and Taxation offices. This is a step in the right direction, especially during the Corona …
  • Bad decisions 07 Jul 2020 03:06 At a time when the commercial aviation and hospitality business is passing through its worst crisis, and PIA unfortunately had a fatal crash, with over 97 fatalities, there was absolutely no need to rake the hornet’s nest by publicly announcing the alleged …
  • Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman's arrest: Countrywide protests condemn tyrannical policies 07 Jul 2020 03:01 KARACHI/ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: The countrywide protest by workers of Geo and Jang Group entered the 115th day against the unjustified and illegal arrest of Editor-in-Chief of Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and the wider and draconian curbs against …
  • Assets beyond means probe: Shahbaz seeks exemption from appearance, extension in bail 07 Jul 2020 02:59 LAHORE: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif has filed a miscellaneous application in the Lahore High Court seeking exemption from personal appearance and extension of pre-arrest bail in assets beyond means investigation by the NAB. On …
  • Protest against TV channel closure: Pemra guards fire at journalists 07 Jul 2020 02:59 ISLAMABAD: Security personnel at the Pemra Headquarters Monday opened fire at journalists protesting against the closure of Chanel 24. The Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) organized the protest. The media persons, who were planning to …
  • Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman's arrest: Protesters condemn tyrannical policies 07 Jul 2020 02:59 KARACHI/ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: The countrywide protest by workers of Geo and Jang Group entered the 115th day against the unjustified and illegal arrest of Editor-in-Chief of Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and the wider and draconian curbs against …
  • Balochistan, KP, Multan bars question prolonged detention of Editor-in-Chief 07 Jul 2020 02:59 PESHAWAR: Various Bar associations in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan have condemned prolonged detention of Jang/Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and demanded a fair trial of him Newly-elected President of the Peshawar High Court Bar …
  • Actions against Freedom of Press: Bilawal, Shujaat, Fazl express concern 07 Jul 2020 02:59 LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) President and former prime minister Ch Shujat Hussain has written to Prime Minister Imran Khan wherein he has stated that the information minister be directed to sit with TV channel owners and sort out issues …
  • Govt misleading world on COVID-19 position: Bilawal 07 Jul 2020 02:59 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday called Jamiat Ulema-e Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and discussed with him political situation in the country. In a telephonic conversation with Maulana …
  • Peshawar, Quetta bar bodies join PBC call for MSR's release 07 Jul 2020 02:59 PESHAWAR: The Peshawar and Quetta bar associations on Monday joined the apex Pakistan Bar Council’s demand for an immediate release of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, terming the prolonged detention of the Jang/Geo Group Editor-in-Chief an attack on media …
  • SNGPL elects 11 directors 07 Jul 2020 02:54 LAHORE: Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited’s (SNGPL) shareholders have elected 11 directors of the company for next triennial starting from July 6, 2020, a statement said on Monday. Out of 11 directors, five firectors are independent, including one female …
  • PM lauds new SAARC CCI chief 07 Jul 2020 02:54 LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said Pakistan attaches great importance to South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and remained committed to its principles and objectives of charter. In a message, the PM congratulated veteran …
  • LCCI, APTMA slam load shedding 07 Jul 2020 02:54 LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) member mills on Monday expressed deep concern over repeated power outages and feared that it would hit industrial production LCCI President Irfan …
  • A festival of failures 07 Jul 2020 02:54 LAHORE: This is the first government ever that is celebrating its failures in almost every field and is acting like an ostrich with its head buried in sand, believing it would avoid the wrath of the electorate. The confidence with which the government …
  • Cement sector recovers after three months; sales up 30pc in June 2020 07 Jul 2020 02:54 LAHORE: Cement sales increased by 29.94 percent in June 2020 to 4.623 million tons from 3.557 million tons in June 2019, ending FY2020 on a positive note after posting decrease for three consecutive months. According to the data released by All Pakistan …
  • Foreign investors concerned over spike in street crimes 07 Jul 2020 02:54 KARACHI: Foreign investors have expressed concern over growing number of street crimes in Pakistan despite improvement in overall security environment in the past one year, according to a survey. Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI), …
  • Slowing trajectory? 07 Jul 2020 02:47 AS the official figures for daily new Covid-19 infections fall across the country, the prime minister wants to ensure that transmission rates continue to slow down as Eid approaches. At a visit to the NCOC over the weekend, Mr Khan said there should be …
  • Age of consent 07 Jul 2020 02:47 EARLIER this year, 13-year-old Maria, a Christian by faith, eloped with Ali, aided and abetted by various others. Both the magistrate and the Lahore High Court dismissed Maria’s parents’ petition to restore her custody to them. They felt that under Islamic …
  • A scholar's resignation 07 Jul 2020 02:41 The detailed resignation letter by Dr Pervez Hoodhboy, a distinguished professor at the Forman Christian College University in Lahore for the past eight years and one of the top scientists in the country, gives us an insight into why our system of higher …
  • Baloch for empowering ECP 07 Jul 2020 02:36 LAHORE:Jamaat-e-Islami naib ameer Liaqat Baloch has called for empowering the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to hold free and fair polls in the country. He was addressing a meeting with different religious scholars representing Ahle Sunnat Wal- …
  • 1,434 held for kite-flying last month 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:DIG Operations Ashfaq Khan has said police officers should ensure a ban on kite-flying in their respective areas at any cost. He directed all officers to take strict action against kite-flying, selling and manufacturers. Ashfaq Khan said kite flyers …
  • Audio, video track launched 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:Renowned singer, music composer and producer, Zubair Ilyas, has launched audio and video track of his new single “Channa” under the banner of his music studio established in Singapore, named “Zubair Ilyas Studios Singapore”. Zubair Ilyas has sung, …
  • Rs 2,481m revenue collected 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) has collected revenue of Rs 2,481 million during coronavirus pandemic. According to Evacuee Trust Property Board Chairman, this collection of revenue was higher compare to previous years. He appreciated zonal …
  • ETPB hiring case adjourned 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:An accountability court on Monday adjourned the hearing of alleged illegal appointments case in Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) by its former chairman Asif Hashmi. The court while accepting an application of Hashmi seeking one time exemption …
  • Dr Sarfraz ITU new VC 07 Jul 2020 02:35 Dr Sarfraz Khurshid has joined Information Technology University (ITU) Lahore as the new Vice Chancellor. Prof Dr Sarfraz Khurshid holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. He has done his undergraduate in …
  • 'Govt did nothing despite taking huge loans' 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:PML-N leader Uzma Bukhari has said the PTI government has not placed even a single brick after taking whopping loan of US$13 billion. In her statement issued on Monday, she said the ruling party has not done any marvels by paying back 5 billion …
  • Govt, allies on same page, says governor Sarwar 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE :Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that the government and its allies are on the same page but the opposition parties have their own page. The governor stated this while talking to religious scholars and party delegations led by …
  • IG orders record management system upgrade 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:Punjab IGP Shoaib Dastgir said that a new feature should be incorporated into system to check the progress report of cases present in police station record management system for improving professional duties so that any supervisory officer may seek …
  • 13 new industrial centres being set up: minister 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:Industries & Trade Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal said on Monday that Punjab government was establishing 13 Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and new industrial centres, which would bring industrial revolution in Punjab. Inaugurating a development …
  • Boy tortured for demanding salary 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:A child of a destitute woman was tortured with an iron rod in the limits of Gujjarpura here on Monday. When the child demanded his two-month salary from his owners, who instead of giving him salary, hit him with an iron rod and fractured his arm.
  • Hospital guard beats woman 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:A woman was tortured by a female security guard at Jinnah Hospital here on Monday. The woman was a private security guard at the hospital. The family members of the victim woman demanded justice and action against the security guards.
  • Step for safe environment in schools 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:School Education Department (SED) Punjab and Child Protection & Welfare Bureau (CP&WB) Punjab have decided to work in close coordination to provide safe environment to children in schools. In this regard, Punjab Minister for School Education …
  • Prisoners can meet families after 4 months 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:The government has allowed jail inmates throughout the jails of Punjab to conduct meetings with their blood relations after four months. After Covid-19 cases were reported in March in Punjab jails, the authorities had announced a ban on any sort of …
  • No selective development in Punjab, says CM Usman Buzdar 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:Members of National Assembly, including Chief Whip Amer Dogar, Shaukat Ali Bhatti, Nawab Sher Waseer and Haji Imtiaz called on Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office and discussed matters of mutual interest. Talking to them, the chief …
  • 10,519 injections available for virus patients, court informed 07 Jul 2020 02:35 LAHORE:The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) has informed the Lahore High Court that at present there are 10,519 Actemra injections available in the country to be used for Covid-19 patients. In a report filed to a petition questioning shortage …
  • Status of facilities for COVID-19 patients 07 Jul 2020 02:28 LAHORE: Punjab has released statistics of facilities including treatment, HDUs, Isolation Wards and Ventilators available in all hospitals on directives from Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid. As per the latest data released by the Primary and …
  • 13 more deaths, 646 new infections in Punjab 07 Jul 2020 02:28 LAHORE: The death of 13 more COVID-19 patients raised the toll to 1,884 in Punjab, while confirmed cases of novel coronavirus reached 81,963 with the addition of 646 new infections in the province during the last 24 hours, official data says. As per a …
  • Compensation announced for aggrieved Sikh families 07 Jul 2020 02:28 PESHAWAR: Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Dr Aamir Ahmad and Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee have announced compensation for the families of those Sikhs who lost lives in the Sheikhupura accident. A press release said every …
  • Judge, his driver injured 07 Jul 2020 02:28 OKARA: Lahore Additional District and Sessions Judge Rana Muhammad Imran Shafi and his driver were injured in an accident at Okara Bypass on Monday. Reportedly, the judge and his driver Faryad Ali sustained injuries when a truck hit their car. The injured …
  • Nothing has really changed in Sindh: Haleem Adil Sheikh 07 Jul 2020 02:27 SUKKUR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice President and parliamentary party leader in the Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh has said that when Bilawal held a press conference and delivered speeches in Lahore, they felt that perhaps all was well in Sindh …
  • Hefty amount to be utilised for better health facilities: Punjab minister 07 Jul 2020 02:27 LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid has said construction of mother and child hospitals will help ensure better healthcare facilities for child and mother. She said this while presiding over a meeting at Primary and Secondary Health Care …
  • Private school fee case: School fee hike notification corrected, court informed 07 Jul 2020 02:27 LAHORE: The Punjab education department Monday informed the Lahore High Court that the notification regarding 8 percent increase in fee of private schools had been corrected to 5 percent in line with Supreme Court 2019 judgment. Chief executive officer ( …
  • LHC questions maintainability of plea against temple in Islamabad 07 Jul 2020 02:27 LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday questioned the maintainability of a petition against the construction of a temple in Islamabad. Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh took up the petition and asked the petitioner to establish how this petition was maintainable …
  • President desires replication of water conservation projects of Lahore 07 Jul 2020 02:27 LAHORE: President Dr Arif Alvi has endorsed to replicate water conservation projects introduced by Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) in the provincial metropolis. This was revealed by Wasa Managing Director Syed Zahid Aziz while talking with the scribe …
  • Govt, allies on same page: Punjab governor 07 Jul 2020 02:27 LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that the government and its allies are on the same page but the opposition parties have their own page. The governor stated this while talking to religious scholars and party delegations led by …
  • Umar Akmal's appeal against ban to be heard on 13th 07 Jul 2020 02:18 LAHORE: Former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar, in his capacity as an independent adjudicator, will hear Umar Akmal’s appeal on July 13 at the National High Performance Centre in Lahore. Notices for the hearing have been issued to …
  • Three more Pak cricketers set to leave for England 07 Jul 2020 02:18 LAHORE: Three more Pakistan cricketers and are expected to leave for England on Wednesday (tomorrow) morning. The small group of players will join the national squad after their coronaviris test at Worcester on their arrival there. Haider Ali, Imran Khan …
  • Army chief should take control of PHF, says former secretary general 07 Jul 2020 02:18 LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation’s (PHF) former secretary general Col (retd) Mudassar Asghar has said that the only way to save the national game is to request Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa to assume its leadership and give the responsibilities of the …
  • Tribute to Kh Khalid Paul 07 Jul 2020 01:11 Islamabad:Justice Khawaja Khalid Paul was the first Sessions Judge of Islamabad. Justice Paul hails from Sialkot and belongs to a family of lawyers as his father, grandfather and great grandfather were also members of the legal fraternity. He served as the …
  • National unity only way to survival 07 Jul 2020 01:11 Rawalpindi and Islamabad have notable status importance for reasons known to all Pakistanis and foreigners, especially neighbouring countries. Karachi was capital of the newly-born independent and sovereign state of Pakistan. Rawalpindi became the interim …
  • In Pakistan, a bizarre arrest shows how media freedom is being squeezed 06 Jul 2020 22:00 Even for a nascent democracy such as Pakistan, under military rule for much of its existence, the bizarre arrest and ongoing detention of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman is novel and tragic. The owner-editor of Jang, arguably Pakistan’s most powerful media …
  • Umar Akmal's appeal to be heard on July 13: PCB 06 Jul 2020 21:40 Lahore [Pakistan], July 6 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday announced that former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar will hear Umar Akmal's appeal on July 13. "Former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) Faqir …
  • PTD decides to increase inter-city buses fare by 15pc 06 Jul 2020 20:35 LAHORE: The Punjab Transport Department has decided to increase the fares of inter-city bus service by 15 per cent and a summary in this regard has also been sent to the committee of provincial cabinet, Pakistan Today has learnt reliably. Sources in the …
  • Pakistan: Opposition leader recovers from COVID-19 06 Jul 2020 20:19 KARACHI, Pakistan  - Pakistan's main opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif has recovered from coronavirus after a weeks-long battle, the party announced on Sunday. Sharif, the president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), tested positive for the novel …
  • Two more cases of Kawasaki syndrome emerge in City 06 Jul 2020 19:51 Two more cases of Kawasaki syndrome believed to be found among children infected with Covid-19 have surfaced in the City, taking the tally of such cases reported so far at Children Hospital Lahore to six. Prof Dr Masood Sadiq, the hospital’s dean, said …
  • Nothing can weaken PTI devotion towards progress: CM 06 Jul 2020 19:51 Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar the CM stated that shortage of resources cannot weaken the commitment of progress adding that consultation with assembly members will be ensured for development schemes. He pointed out the negative culture of the …
  • Mask, life-saving drugs price hike LHC seeks final arguments on petition 06 Jul 2020 19:51 The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday sought final arguments on a petition against sale of face masks, temperature guns, and life-saving drugs at inflated prices. Justice Sajid Mahmood Sethi of the high court directed the petitioner as well as lawyers …
  • 114 Indian nationals to be repatriated via Wagah border on July 9 06 Jul 2020 19:16 by INP , (Last Updated about 1 hour ago) LAHORE: 114 Indian nationals stuck in Pakistan owing to the coronavirus pandemic will return to their homeland via the Wagah bordering crossing on July 9. The Ministry of Interior has written a letter to the …
  • News24.com | Pakistan's health minister Zafar Mirza tests positive for Covid-19 06 Jul 2020 19:11 Pakistan's health minister, Zafar Mirza. Pakistan's health minister Zafar Mirza has tested positive for Covid-19. This as the country struggles to cope with daily cases of about 4 000. Other ministers have contracted the virus in the country. …
  • In letter to PM Imran, PML-Q President Shujaat Hussain raises media's plight 06 Jul 2020 19:08 LAHORE: In a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday, PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain highlighted the Pakistani media’s plight amid recent curbs and struggles. Hussain's letter came after the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory …
  • New rules and regulations implemented for PLRA employees  06 Jul 2020 17:54 LAHORE: The board of Punjab Land Record Authority (PLRA) on Monday approved and initiated the implementation of the long waited service rules and regulations for its employees, Pakistan Today learnt. The authority’s spokesperson informed this scribe that …
  • 16,000 tonnes of sugar recovered from Punjab mills 06 Jul 2020 17:54 LAHORE: The Tiger Force recovered 16,000 tonnes of hoarded sugar from different mills in Punjab on Monday. The sugar has been valued at Rs1.1 billion. The force even conducted an operation against flour hoarders and recovered 716 tonnes of it from mill …
  • When Mahanama needed police protection to play in Sharjah 06 Jul 2020 17:33 Cricket fans will always remember Roshan Mahanama as the classically correct batsman who shared a then world record second wicket partnership of 576 runs with the mercurial Sanath Jayasuriya in the 1997 Colombo Test match against India. But not many would …
  • Umar Akmal's appeal against three-year ban to be heard on July 13 06 Jul 2020 15:19 By PTI LAHORE: Tainted batsman Umar Akmal's appeal against his three-year ban for failing to report corrupt approaches will be heard on July 13 by former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on …
  • Can't survive in T20Is: Shahid Afridi's initial thoughts on No. 1 T20I batsman Babar Azam 06 Jul 2020 15:11 Babar Azam is currently the world's number one T20I batsman but former captain of the Pakistan cricket team Shahid Afridi had not even thought of Babar Azam surviving in the shortest format of the game. Shahid Afridi added that he thought Babar would …
  • Umar Akmal ban appeal to be heard on July 13 after coronavirus delay 06 Jul 2020 14:18 Umar Akmal's appeal against his three-year ban will be heard next Monday on July 13 by an independent adjudicator at the National High Performance Centre in Lahore. The adjudicator is a former Supreme Court judge, Justice (retired) Faqir Mohammad …
  • The Unraveling of Imran Khan: How Pakistan’s Prime Minister Fumbled 06 Jul 2020 13:55 AdvertisementSeveral events in the past few months have eroded the hope that Prime Minister Imran Khan had evoked a few years ago of transforming Pakistan. Questions are now being asked about his ability and leadership to tackle the multiple challenges the …
  • 3 Pakistan cricketers including Haider Ali and Imran Khan test negative for Covid-19, to leave for England 06 Jul 2020 13:12 Pakistan cricketers Haider Ali, Imran Khan and Kashif Bhatti have tested negative for COVID-19 and will leave for England on July 8 to join the team ahead of next month’s three-match Test series. The three, along with masseurs Malang and Mohammad Imran, …
  • Dubai airlines ready to fly in tourists from over ... 06 Jul 2020 12:41 With Dubai all set to welcome international tourists from July 7, the city's local airlines, Emirates and flydubai, have shared an updated list of destinations in their flight network. Emirates has resumed services to 51 destinations, while flydubai is …
  • How will playing behind closed doors affect cricketers? 06 Jul 2020 12:21 They can’t hear you scream in space but at a completely empty Ageas Bowl, they most certainly can. In the forthcoming lockdown Tests, every energy-boosting exhortation and maybe even a smattering of expletives will be broadcast live to the world. “They …
  • ‘Prominent reduction’ in new cases in localities under lockdown: Buzdar 06 Jul 2020 11:51 LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Monday said that there has been a “prominent reduction” in the number of coronavirus cases reported from areas placed under smart lockdown. In June, the Punjab government, on the directions of the National …
  • ASIA/PAKISTAN - Muslim leaders: the work of Friar Francis Nadeem will inspire many to true fraternity 06 Jul 2020 11:51 Lahore (Agenzia Fides) - "Friar Francis Nadeem was the backbone of the mission of interreligious dialogue in Pakistan: after his death we feel orphaned, we hope and pray his legacy inspire many Christians and Muslims in this mission": says to …
  • Haider Ali, Imran Khan and Kashif Bhatti return two negative tests for Covid-19 06 Jul 2020 09:49 Haider Ali, Imran Khan and Kashif Bhatti will fly to the UK to join their Pakistan team-mates after returning a second negative Covid-19 test. They tested negative on July 1 and 4, as did masseurs Malang Ali and Mohammad Imran. The three players and Malang …
  • IPL shouldn’t be played during T20 WC window, feels Inzamam 06 Jul 2020 09:46 Lahore, July 6 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq believes questions will be asked if the Indian Premier League (IPL) is played during the window currently set for T20 World Cup later this year. The showpiece event, which is currently scheduled …
  • Peshawar, Quetta bar associations condemn MSR's arrest, call for his immediate release 06 Jul 2020 09:40 PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court Bar Association (PHCBA) and the Quetta Bar Association condemned the illegal arrest and detention of Editor-in-Chief of the Jang and Geo Media Group, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, on Monday.  The newly elected president of the …
  • MSR being victimised for reporting truth, raising voice for justice: PHCBA president 06 Jul 2020 08:11 PESHAWAR: Newly elected president of the Peshawar High Court Bar Association (PHCBA) Khalid Anwar Afridi has said that Editor-in-Chief of the Jang and Geo Media Group, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, is being victimized for reporting the truth and raising his voice …
  • Three PBC representatives to attend Mir Shakil case hearing 06 Jul 2020 07:18 LAHORE: The executive committee of Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) on Sunday decided that three senior lawyers would attend the hearing of the case against Jang group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman. The committee, on a motion submitted by PBC member …
  • Businessmen denounce gas subsidy to RLNG fertiliser plants 06 Jul 2020 06:38 LAHORE: The business community on Sunday criticised the government over its decision to provide gas on subsidised rates to two mega re-gasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG)-based fertiliser plants, and called it a bid to satisfy vested interests of big …
  • Anxiety, hysteria and panic: A first-hand account of a doctor convalescing from Covid-19 06 Jul 2020 06:22 I am a doctor, working as an anesthesiologist and a frontline worker in one of the leading tertiary care hospitals in Lahore. Continuing to fulfill my oath and moral obligation towards health care and society, I too was part of the Covid ICU for two months …
  • PPP berates govt for ‘political vendetta’ 06 Jul 2020 06:22 LAHORE: PPP South Punjab president and former governor, Makhdoom Ahmed Mahmood, has chided the government for what he says its political vendetta and poor political and economic policies. In a statement issued here on Sunday, he said fascism is gaining …
  • Notification of 48 doctors’ resignations in Punjab goes viral 06 Jul 2020 06:22 LAHORE: A Punjab Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Department’s June 27 notification wherein it had accepted resignations of 48 doctors in one go went viral on social media on Sunday. Social media and later electronic media started flashing the …
  • Another lengthy session of NA set to begin on 8th 06 Jul 2020 04:39 ISLAMABAD: Only a week after running a 26-day budget session, the government has now decided to convene another lengthy session of the National Assembly from July 8 (Wednesday) to meet the constitutional requirement regarding the minimum number of sittings …
  • 88 doctors resign in Punjab 06 Jul 2020 03:13 LAHORE: Disgruntled over contractual nature of jobs and ad hoc appointments in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic, as many as 88 doctors have resigned from their posts in the past few months from various teaching hospitals in Punjab. Having no qualms over …
  • Woman dies, husband suffers injuries in Lahore accident 05 Jul 2020 01:54 LAHORE: A woman was killed by a speeding trailer in the Manga Manid area on Saturday. Victim Bashiran’s husband also suffered severe injuries in the incident. She and her husband were on their way back to home when a rashly-driven trailer hit them. As the …
  • 7 localities in Lahore unsealed 05 Jul 2020 01:53
  • Lockdown lifted from seven areas of Lahore 04 Jul 2020 17:20 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 26 seconds ago) LAHORE: Lockdown imposed in seven areas of Lahore has been ended by the provincial government and barriers have been removed by the police. As per the details, the lockdown has ended in Gulshan-e-Ravi, Faisal …
  • Case registered against employees of Lahore private school after harassment allegations 04 Jul 2020 16:41 LAHORE: Authorities in Punjab on Saturday registered a case against four employees of a private school in Lahore — including a teacher who was earlier sacked by the administration — after they were held responsible by the school for the alleged sexual …
  • Sweltering heat adds to misery as power outages hit Karachi, Lahore 04 Jul 2020 07:38 KARACHI/LAHORE: Power outages continued in Karachi with some areas of the city experiencing seven to 10 hours of load-shedding in the sweltering heat on Friday. Dalmia, Gulshan-e-Jamal, Abul Hassan Isphani Road, Lasbela, Gulbahar, Liaquatabad, Guru …