New Year celebratory firing kills boy, leaves 16 injured

KARACHI: A 12-year-old boy was killed and 16 others were injured in celebratory firing in Karachi’s Ajmer Nagri and other areas on New Year’s Eve, police said on Saturday. The body of the minor has been handed over to the bereaved family after medico-legal formalities, they said. The child’s father Mohammad Shah, a tailor by […]

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Teachers can play significant role in making nations: NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser has said teachers can play an active and significant role in making nations and bring revolution in the society. Addressing a convocation ceremony here on Saturday, he urged teachers to perform their duties with honesty and dignity to prepare educated and skilled people in the country for the bright […]

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Six more Pakistanis fall prey to Covid

KARACHI: National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) informed on Saturday that six more covid patients and 556 persons tested positive for the pandemic in Pakistan in the last 24 hours while the countrywide death toll from the viral disease has surged to 28,933. According to NCOC), so far, 13,070 individuals have lost their lives to […]

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FBR witnesses record tax collection of Rs2920 billion: Farrukh

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has said the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has witnessed record tax collections of Rs2920-billion with 32 percent increase in the second quarter of the current financial. In a tweet on Saturday, he said this collection is a reflection of increasing economic activities in the […]

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Two officers of Pakistan Navy promoted

Islamabad: Two officers of Pakistan Navy promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral with immediate effect. Rear Admiral Faisal Amin got commission in Operations Branch of Pakistan Navy in 1992. The Flag Officer is a graduate of Command and Staff College, Quetta, National Defence University, Islamabad and Royal College of Defence Studies, United Kingdom. The […]

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2021 successful year for Pakistan’s multilateral diplomacy at UN: Envoy

ISLAMABAD: Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations Ambassador Munir Akram has said the year 2021 was a successful year for Pakistan’s multilateral diplomacy at the United Nations. In a New Year message, he said Pakistan continued to push for Kashmiri people’s right to self-determination in the 2021 in a determined bid to advance […]

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PM’s initiatives being appreciated world over: Lord Hannan

ISLAMABAD: Member of the United Kingdom Board of Trade Lord Daniel Hannan called on Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Saturday. Lord Hannan praised the prime minister’s vision for a Green Pakistan that included ten billion tree tsunami programme, wildlife conservation measures, national parks and environmental protection initiatives. He said these initiatives were being acknowledged […]

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Indian Hindu pilgrims arrive in Lahore via Wagah Border

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of 159 Indian Hindu pilgrims arrived in Lahore via Wagah Border on Saturday on a four-day visit. During the four-day visit to Pakistan, Hindu pilgrims will visit Gurdwara Panja Sahib Hassan Abdal, Katas Raj Temple, Raja Ranjit Singh’s Samadhi, Minar-e-Pakistan, Shahi Qila, Badshahi Masjid and other historical sites. On this occasion, Pakistan […]

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