WATCH: Hareem Shah reveals how she 'befriended' Sheikh Rasheed

WATCH: Hareem Shah reveals how she ‘befriended’ Sheikh Rasheed

Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed (L) and TikToker Hareem Shah. — AFP/Instagram “I met Sheikh Rasheed six to seven years ago at an event”, says Hareem Shah. TikToker, upon meeting Rasheed, told him that she is his “admirer”, after which he gave Shah his contact, she reveals.  She claims that the minister asked Shah to give […]

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Noor Mukadam's father pleads for Zahir Jaffer to be 'sentenced to death'

Noor Mukadam’s father pleads for Zahir Jaffer to be ‘sentenced to death’

Prime accused in Noor Mukadam’s case Zahir Jaffer (second from right) waits outside an Islamabad court. -PPI My daughter was killed unjustly, Zahir must be sentenced to death: Shaukat Ali Mukadam. Noor’s father says that he has “no personal enmity with anyone”. Hearing adjourned until January 17. Father of murder victim Noor Mukadam, Shaukat Ali […]

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Pervez Khattak is our elder, party respects him: Hammad Azhar

Pervez Khattak is our elder, party respects him: Hammad Azhar

Federal Minister of Energy Hammad Azhar speaking during a press conference.— APP Pervez Khattak is our elder, the party respects him, Hammad Azhar says PTI follows democratic traditions: Azhar. Government working to improve the electricity transmission system: energy minister. ISLAMABAD: Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar, referring to Pervez Khattak’s “heated argument” with Prime Minister Imran […]

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Will schools be closed? NCOC to review COVID-19 situation on Jan 17

Will schools be closed? NCOC to review COVID-19 situation on Jan 17

Students gather and wait outside a school building as secondary schools reopen amid the second wave of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Karachi, Pakistan January 18, 2021. — Reuters/File NCOC asks education, health ministers to decide new SOPs. Forum to engage especially with Sindh to battle coronavirus. Complete ban imposed on inflight serving of […]

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Murree admin prepares strategy amid snowfall alert

Murree admin prepares strategy amid snowfall alert

Cars stranded in Murree after a snow blizzard hit the Pakistan’s hill city. — Reuters/File Rawalpindi district authorities develop plan to deal with extreme weather situations. Preparations are made for an expected spell of rain and snowfall in coming weeks. Snow removal and traffic management are given priority in the plan.  Rawalpindi district authorities have developed […]

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Schools will not be closed in Sindh, COVID-19 task force decides

Schools will not be closed in Sindh, COVID-19 task force decides

People gather to receive their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine doses, at a vaccination center in Karachi, Pakistan April 28, 2021. — Reuters/File CM Shah chairs meeting of COVID-19 task force. Federal health officials warn of 50% infection rate in Karachi. 430 Omicron variant cases have been detected in Karachi. KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided […]

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Karachi commissioner warns of sealing schools not vaccinating students

Karachi commissioner warns of sealing schools not vaccinating students

A girl receives a dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a vaccination centre in Karachi, Pakistan December 15, 2021. — Reuters/File Karachi schools not inoculating students over 12 years to be sealed. Wedding hall owners directed to ensure implementation of SOPs. Not more than 1,000 people will be allowed inside a wedding hall. […]

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Bankrupt British-Pakistani hired to kill blogger activist in Netherlands

Bankrupt British-Pakistani hired to kill blogger activist in Netherlands

Blogger and activist Ahmad Waqass Goraya. — Twitter/File Gohir Khan was hired as “hitman” to kill Ahmad Waqass Goraya. Plot ran from 16th day of Feb 2021 to the 24th day of June 2021. Khan was bankrupt and had debts of over £200,000 to pay. LONDON: The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has told the Kingston […]

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Pakistan records highest COVID-19 infections since August 25

Pakistan records highest COVID-19 infections since August 25

Citizens wearing face masks amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, wait in a queue in Islamabad, Pakistan, on May 19, 2021. — AFP/File Pakistan reports 4,286 cases in last 24 hours. The positivity ratio shoots up to 8.16%. Karachi’s infection rate surges past 35%. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan reported the highest number of cases — 4,286 […]

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In a first, Snack Video and Likee register with PTA

In a first, Snack Video and Likee register with PTA

Representatives of PTA and Joyo Technology Pakistan Pvt Ltd signing registration agreements. — PTA Companies register under Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content Rules, 2021 Registration certificates awarded to newly registered companies in ceremony at PTA Headquarters. PTA chairman, senior officials and companies’ representatives attend ceremony. A couple of social media companies including Joyo […]

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