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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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Efforts to modernise Pakistan Post to continue: Murad

ISLAMABAD : Minister for Communications Murad Saeed Wednesday said that various initiatives taken to modernize Pakistan Post have restored public confidence in the organization and such efforts will continue in future as well. The communication minister was speaking here at an agreement signing ceremony of Digital Financial Services between Pakistan Post and Habib Bank of Pakistan. The minister...

Over Rs 116.98 bln disbursed among over 9,621,000 beneficiaries under Ehsaas Program

ISLAMABAD : Over one hundred sixteen point ninety eight billion rupees have been disbursed among over 9,621,000 beneficiaries under different categories of Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program. According to official source, a total of over fifty point three zero billion rupees has been disbursed among...

President lauds enhancing Pak-China cooperation in field of medicines, infectious diseases

ISLAMABAD : President Dr. Arif Alvi has underscored the importance of enhancing Pak-China cooperation in the field of medicines, particularly infectious diseases. He expressed these views while talking to a ten-member delegation of medical experts of the Chinese People’s...

OGRA seeks explanation over shortage of petroleum products

ISLAMABAD : Taking action on the shortage of petroleum products in the country, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has served show-cause notice to three companies on Wednesday. According to the OGRA spokesperson, Shell, Attock and Total Parco have been asked...

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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

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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...

Pregnant elephant dies in India after being fed pineapple stuffed with crackers

(Web Desk) – A pregnant elephant died last week after locals allegedly fed her a pineapple stuffed with crackers in Indian state Kerala’s Malappuram district. The incident took place on May 27....

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America’s rivals return fire on human rights after U.S. protests

BEIJING/WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. unrest over the death of a black man in police custody has reversed the usual tide of diplomacy over human rights, as nations stung by American criticism over the years return fire, accusing U.S. authorities of double standards. China and Iran, described respectively in the past as authoritarian and a mafia-like...

India approves emergency use of remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients

BENGALURU (Reuters) – India’s government said on Tuesday it has approved Gilead Sciences Inc’s antiviral drug remdesivir for emergency use for five doses in treating COVID-19 patients. Remdesivir, which is administered intravenously...

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 and Commonwealth Affairs Dominic...

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...

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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