Covid-19 curbs on public transport, trade activities intensified in capital

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad administration intensified restrictions on public transport and commercial activities following National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) guidelines to curb Covid-19...

Sindh changes market timings, closure days as Covid-19 cases increase

KARACHI: The Sindh Home Department issued new directives regarding the markets and trade centres for their timings and closure days on Friday. The directives...

Punjab approves billions for uplift projects

LAHORE: The government of Punjab released funds to the tune of billions of rupees for different uplift schemes, including water, sanitation, road construction...

President approves new CCI body with Qibla Ayaz as chief

President Dr Arif Alvi has approved appointments in Council of Islamic Ideology (CCI) with Dr Qibla Ayaz has been appointed as the...

Durable peace in South Asia linked with resolution of Kashmir dispute: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri has said that durable peace, security and development in South Asia hinge on peaceful resolution...

PEMRA bans TLP coverage on national media being proscribed entity

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Friday banned the coverage of the issues related to the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP)...

‘CPC willing to partner with allies to create peaceful, prosperous, beautiful world’

ISLAMABAD: China’s Federal Minister Song Tao has said that the Communist Party of China (CPC) is willing to shoulder its responsibility and...

PM pays tribute to police for ‘heroic stand’ against TLP’s violence

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday paid tribute to the police force for their heroic stand against organised violence, what he said,...

Nawaz, Fazl discuss future strategy, agree to stick to PDM agenda

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) and Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Friday contacted Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supreme...

Govt needs to get Tarin elected as senator within 6 months

ISLAMABAD: As the government has decided to appoint Shaukat Fayyaz Ahmed Tarin as the new minister of finance and revenue, it needs to...

Taliban unlikely to close door on talks despite US delay: experts

ISLAMABAD: The Afghan Taliban are expected to continue cooperating with the United States on peace negotiations with the Afghan government despite rejecting US...

Covid-19 kills 100 for fourth consecutive day

ISLAMABAD: The novel coronavirus has claimed 110 more lives in Pakistan during the past 24 hours, surging the overall death toll to 15,982,...

India under Modi ‘more likely’ to use military force against Pakistan: US report

ISLAMABAD: Under the leadership of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India is more likely “to respond with military force” to provocations from...

PM announces Rs446bn development package for Sindh’s backward districts

SUKKUR: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday inaugurated the Kamyab Jawan Programme in Sukkur and announced a mega-development package worth Rs446 billion...

Hammad Azhar out: Shaukat Tarin new finance minister

KARACHI: In just three weeks, the finance minister has been shuffled yet again. On April 16, the former finance minister Hammad Azhar...