Pakistan takes cautious approach to India’s Siachin demilitarisation idea

Pakistan takes cautious approach to India’s Siachin demilitarisation idea

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmed addresses a weekly press briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, on January 22, 2021. — Facebook Pakistan says India needs to take necessary steps to create conducive environment for talks. On recognition of Taliban government, FO says best way of doing this is in consultation […]

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Coronavirus in Pakistan: Number of patients on critical care surges past 1,000

Coronavirus in Pakistan: Number of patients on critical care surges past 1,000

A healthcare worker administers a dose of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a vaccination centre in Karachi, Pakistan, January 16, 2022. — Reuters/File Patients on critical care have reached 1,055. 6,540 infections push positivity ratio to 11.10%. Twelve more people lose their lives to COVID. ISLAMABAD: More than 1,000 patients infected with coronavirus have been […]

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Legal Forum for Kashmir issues dossier on extra-judicial execution of under-trial prisoner

Legal Forum for Kashmir issues dossier on extra-judicial execution of under-trial prisoner

Indian security personnel stand guard along a deserted street during restrictions in Jammu. — Reuters/File The dossier exposes the lies of Indian occupying forces related to Zia’s involvement in militancy. On January 13, 2003, Zia was arrested by Indian-occupying forces. The dossier reports that Zia was a minor and was later falsely implicated in militancy […]

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Karachi: 5 dead, several injured as gusty winds sweep across city

Karachi: 5 dead, several injured as gusty winds sweep across city

Deaths were reported in areas including Gulshan-e-Maymar, Sher Shah and North Karachi. Three people, including a woman, sustain injuries in Mawach Goth; man wounded after uprooted electricity pole falls on him. Winds blowing over metropolis with speed of 45-54 kilometres per hour (kmph), as per PMD.  KARACHI: At least five people died in the metropolis […]

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PM Imran Khan congratulates his govt on achieving 5.37% GDP growth in FY21

PM Imran Khan congratulates his govt on achieving 5.37% GDP growth in FY21

Prime Minister Imran Khan. — Instagram/File PM Khan says an increase in GDP has led to “creation of substantial jobs, and a rise in per capita income.” “Our economic reforms success [has been] recognised internationally,” the premier tweets. On Thursday, NAC approved revised estimate of GDP growth for 2020-21. Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday congratulated […]

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Karachi government school's walls collapse as strong winds wreak havoc

Karachi government school’s walls collapse as strong winds wreak havoc

School building was already in a dilapidated condition. School administration had previously complained about the structure of the school to education dept. Strong winds which started blowing in Karachi on Friday morning caused walls to collapse. The walls of a government school in Karachi collapsed after strong winds hit the city, Geo News reported on Friday. […]

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Schools with high COVID positivity to be closed for one week: NCOC

Schools with high COVID positivity to be closed for one week: NCOC

Image of students, wearing masks, sitting in a classeoom — AFP “Education institutions, premises, sections, specific classes with high positivity to be closed for ONE week,” NCOC says. Says COVID testing in education institutes was carried out in major Omicron hit cities to ascertain disease spread among students. A spokesperson for the Sindh Education Department says […]

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COAS Gen Bajwa reiterates resolve to fight against terrorism

COAS Gen Bajwa reiterates resolve to fight against terrorism

COAS Gen Bajwa vows that sacrifices of martyrs will not go in vain. “Complete peace will return to Pakistan,” he says. The COAS visits the Corps Headquarters Peshawar. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday reiterated the resolve of the Pakistan Army to fight against terrorism till the elimination of this […]

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Justice Ayesha Malik makes history, elevation to Supreme Court confirmed

Justice Ayesha Malik makes history, elevation to Supreme Court confirmed

President Alvi approves appointment under sub-section one of Article 177 of the Constitution. Justice Ayesha becomes first female Supreme Court judge in the judicial history of Pakistan.  Her tenure will begin from the date she takes oath of office. ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi on Friday gave final approval to the elevation of Lahore High Court […]

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