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Polio problems are on the rise again. On Wednesday, three new cases were detected in three provinces while two health workers, both women, were killed in a drive-by shooting by motorcyclists in Razaar tehsil of Swabi. The workers were on work for a three-day immunisation drive in Swabi district. 2019 left the worst trail of polio cases in recent years, while 2020 has also started off on a dismal note. Of the three confirmed cases of the virus made public...

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SC reprimands SBCA officials over destroying Karachi’s beauty for personal interests

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday has sought complete record of buildings exceeding ground plus two-floor structure in Karachi. While hearing the case pertaining to encroachments in the metropolis, the court has directed the Sindh chief secretary to submit comprehensive reply in two weeks. The Supreme Court also expressed resentment over Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA)...

Afghan refugees being provided facilities despite crises: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday has told that millions of Afghan refugees are being given basic facilities in Pakistan despite crises. Addressing the two-day International Conference to mark forty years of Afghan Refugees’ Presence in Pakistan, the minister said...

Senate passes six govt bills, suspends question hour

ISLAMABAD: The Upper House of Parliament on Friday passed a motion to suspend question hour and passed six government bills after presentation of reports of relevant Standing Committees on them. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Azam Khan Swati tabled five government...

Shahid Khaqan demands new elections in country

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday demanded new elections in the country to end rising inflation, unemployment and other national issues. Talking to media persons outside the Parliament House, he said that only solution to current problems...

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Fazal-ur-Rehman should be tried under high treason article 6: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F)chief  Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman should be tried for high treason under Article 6 of the constitution over his statement. Talking to media persons, the prime minister said those who commit acts of corruption are afraid of army. I am neither corrupt nor making money illegally, he stressed. Names of...

‘No society can progress without empowering its women,’ says Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan

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ISLAMABAD:  Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan, echoing the sentiments of her husband Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said that Pakistan and Turkey have always stood by each other in times of difficulty. She was speaking at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts in Islamabad at...

ANF seizes drugs worth 1.198 billion US dollars in countrywide crackdown

RAWALPINDI: Spokesperson for the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on Thursday revealed details of 30 drug busts across the country seizing 5965 kilograms of drugs. The spokesman detailed one of the crackdown which took place on a heroin plantation where the intoxicant was...

CDA vacates 11 sites reserved for parks

ISLAMABAD:  Capital Development Authority (CDA) has vacated 11 sites reserved for parks in different sectors of the city. After vacating the sites have been handed over to Environment Wing of MCI for development and maintenance of parks. Earlier it was...

Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit Iran war making ability

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander...

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At least 5 dead in suicide attack on Afghan military academy

A suicide attack targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital killed at least five people early on Tuesday, the first major assault in the city in months. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which comes after nearly three months of relative calm in Kabul. The ministry of defence said five people were killed and at least six...

Aggressive policy required to foil Indian agenda: AJK PM

MUZAFFARABAD:  Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan Wednesday said the entire nation is standing with the oppressed people of India-occupied Kashmir. Raja Farooq Haider Khan addressed the AJK Legislative Assembly...

US military plane crashes in Afghanistan, Taliban claim responsibility

A plane, which United States officials described as a small US military aircraft, crashed in a Taliban-controlled area of central Afghanistan on Monday. While the insurgent group claimed to have brought it down, the US officials speaking...

34 US troops had brain injuries from Iran’s strike: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month s Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military...

Let’s support PM’s drive against adulteration

Sardar Khan Niazi Nation welcomes Prime Minister Imran Khan’s announcement that adulteration of food items will not be tolerated at any cost and directed officials to form a National Action Plan...

Does this government have any economic policy?

Asif Mehmood Does this government have any economic policy?  The sound and fury of the snickering patricians of the ruling elite is literally violating our eardrums but when it comes to a sane and prudence policy towards economic prosperity, suddenly the whole sound and fury becomes a whimper....

Kashmir Day

By Asif Mahmood It is February 5 today. The day is being observed as a holiday in Pakistan as a manifestation of Pakistan’s support to the just cause of Kashmir. This time the day has gained more...

India is set to lose grip over LAC with China in the next few years

Syed Haider A. Gardezi Most of us are familiar with the Line of Control (LoC), the defacto ceasefire line which Pakistan shares with India in the North and North east. However, few people know...

Supply chain management and productivity in Pakistan’s business

By Muhammad HamzaAfzal Supply chain management is the mechanism of providing the raw materials an enterprise needs to manufacture products and deliver those products to customers. Supply chain management is the demanding challenge for the Asian traders who are trying to come together with the global...

Supply Chain and its potential in Pakistan’s market

by Muhammad Saad Ahmed Saeed Supply chain a process which is undertaken by the management to transform raw material to finished goods from the producer to the end consumer, this whole chain of activities in between in known as supply chain. The process basically deals with the logistics, production,...

Team Pakistan’s road to Formula Student Germany

By Rija Zafar When we talk about a platform to strengthen and embellish technical skills, and develop innovation in young engineers, one which is bound to cross our minds is Formula Student (FS). Formula...

The magic of cleanliness | Short Story

By Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee Twenty kilometers west of the bounty road a small lane wound its way to a small castle. The castle looked like it was built for a prince and princess to stay in. The sky seemed...

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