CM aide rules out any danger along coastal areas

KARACHI:Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Sindh Sadiq Ali Memon said Saturday that effective measures were being taken by the Sindh government for the expected effectees of rains and no one would be left helpless, especially in coastal areas. “The news for Katti Bandar, Shah Bandar, Kharo […]

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Police seize 8kg hashish from a truck

LORALAI:Loralai police claimed to have seized 28kg hashish from a truck in an operation conducted on Quetta-Loralai road near WAPDA colony area of District Loralai in Balochistan province on Saturday. Following the directions of SSP, Loralai, Irfan Bashir, police force, Loralai under the supervision of Inspector Karim Mandokhail, Station House Officer (SHO), Police Station, Loralai […]

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Sindh’s interference in federal hospitals slated

KARACHI:Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Saturday criticized the interference of the Government of Sindh in the federally-controlled hospitals of Karachi which is damaging these important institutions. Under the 18th amendment the control of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and some other important hospitals was handed over to the provincial government in 2011which resulted in rapid […]

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Comedian king Umer Sharif passes away in Germany

KARACHI:Pakistan’s comedian king, actor, director, producer and television personality, Umer Sharif, passed away due to severe ailment on Saturday at a German hospital. He was 66. On Wednesday, he was being shifted to the US through an air ambulance along with his wife Zareen Ghazal when he his health condition deteriorated. However, he was admitted […]

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Met Office Alert-VII 9:28am: Cyclone Shaheen nearing Gwadar, away from Karachi

KARACHI:The severe cyclonic storm Shaheen moved west-northwestward during last 12 hours with a speed of 10km per hour and now lies centred near latitude 24.0N and longitude 62.5E at a distance of about 125km south of Gwadar, 250km southwest of Ormara and 470 km west of Karachi. Rain-wind/thundershower (with isolated heavy falls) is expected in […]

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Met Office Alert-VII 9:28am: Cyclone Shaheen nearing Gwadar, away from Karachi

KARACHI:The severe cyclonic storm Shaheen moved west-northwestward during last 12 hours with a speed of 10km per hour and now lies centred near latitude 24.0N and longitude 62.5E at a distance of about 125km south of Gwadar, 250km southwest of Ormara and 470 km west of Karachi. Rain-wind/thundershower (with isolated heavy falls) is expected in […]

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Call to ensure essential medicines at competitive rates

KARACHI:Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health, Dr Faisal Sultan, has said that the availability of quality medicines at the most affordable price is the first and foremost obligation of the Pakistani pharmaceutical industry. The PM’s aide on Health stated this as he was addressing the concluding ceremony of the 1st Pharma Export Summit […]

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Tarin to look into possibility of re-examining terms non-filer, under-filer

KARACHI:In response to Karachi Chamber’s concerns expressed over Amendment in tax laws through Tax Laws (Third Amendment) Ordinance 2021, Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin has assured that the Ministry for Finance would review the matter and look into the possibility of re-examining the term ‘non-filer’ and ‘under-filer’ in consultation with stakeholders whereas […]

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CM Jam relinquishes BAP presidentship

QUETTA:Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has relinquished party’ presidentship post, however, he said that Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) had shown great Democratic values and space for all its members. On his Twitter Account, he tweeted, “Its been an honour for me to be the first president of this party. BAP has shown great democratic […]

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