Today's Editorial

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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Good news as 23 Zaireen recovered from Coronavirus: Murtaza Wahab

KARACHI : Corona-affected pilgrims were quarantined in centres built in Sukkur. According to Murtaza Wahab, 23 Zaireen who had earlier tested positive of voronavirus in Sukkur have recovered and tested negative. This again shows the importance of self-isolation, if we all isolate ourselves, we can actually protect not only ourselves but our loved ones and others. Before this, he expressed...

President visits quarantine centre at Taxila

ISLAMABAD, Mar 30 (NNI): President Dr Arif Alvi Monday visited aquarantine centrE established at the University of Technology, Taxilaand reviewed available health facilities for the patients of coronavirusinfection. During the visit, First Lady Begum Samina Alvi also accompanied thepresident,...

Saeed Ghani recovers from coronavirus illness

KARACHI : Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani took to Twitter on Monday to announce his recovery from the coronavirus illness caused by COVID-19 saying he has tested negative for the virus. “Alhamdulillah, report of my coronavirus test came out negative today,”...

Punjab approves Economic Aid package worth Rs10 Bn

LAHORE : Chief Minister Punjab Usman Bazdar has approved Chief Minister Punjab ‘Insaaf Imdad’ package. Applications for the aid package will be received online and only the name, CNIC number and mobile number of the recipient will be required. According to details,...

Police arrest three criminals, recovered weapons along ammunition

ISLAMABAD : In line with the instructions of SP Industrial Zubair Ahmed Sheikh, Police Station Sabzi mandi Monday apprehended a group of three criminals/dacoits and recovered two 30 bore, one 22 bore pistols along with ammunition from them. The arrested accused identified Ali Bilal, Perwaiz Khan and Taha residents of Rawalpindi, New Katarian said spokesperson of police. Police has also recovered...

Fazlur Rehman directs volunteers to join govts’ efforts against coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: Keeping political rivalry aside at the time of the pandemic, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has asked his supporters to work as volunteers with federal and provincial disaster management authorities. In directives issued to the provincial office-bearers...

USC ensuring food supply across country: MD

ISLAMABAD: Managing Director Utility Stores Corporation (USC) Umar Lodhi has said that all utility stores outlets are open across the country to serve specially the marginalized segment of the society. In a statement issued here, he said at this difficult time when...

Islamabad police launch awareness campaign against Coronavirus

ISLAMABAD :Islamabad Police have launched a campaign to aware citizens about precautionary measures in fight against Coronavirus and initially constituted 25 teams which would give safety tips to people in this regard. The campaign has been launched following the...

FM Qureshi phones British counterpart, conveys well wishes well for Prince Charles

FM Qureshi phones British counterpart, conveys well wishes well for Prince Charles   ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday telephoned British Secretary of State for Foreign...

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Iran announces 127 new COVID-19 deaths, raising toll to 1,812

TEHRAN : Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education on Monday announced 127 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus, raising the official death toll to 1,812 in one of the worst-hit countries. Kianush Jahanpur, head of Public Relations and Information Center of the ministry, said that 1,411 new cases had been recorded in the past 24 hours and a...

Trump denies ignoring early coronavirus pandemic warnings

NEW YORK, Mar 23 (NNI): US President Donald Trump has rejected as “inaccurate” a report that he ignored early warnings from American intelligence agencies about the threat posed by the coronavirus outbreak in China and repeated recent...

Trump reiterates offer to mediate Kashmir dispute

NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated his offer to mediate between India and Pakistan to resolve tensions, saying that the two countries had been working on Kashmir for a long time.  Speaking to media, the...

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 and Tehran’s retaliation raised...

Aurat March: Need to focus on self-reformation

(Rafay Khan Niazi) Let me make it clear absolutely that I neither support Marvi Sirmed nor Khalil-u-Rehman Qamar. The Aurat March has given the impression that it was a show of Aurat vs Aurat fight. An...

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...

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...

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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