Two terrorists gunned down in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police on Monday killed two terrorists in the federal capital while one policeman embraced martyrdom on the duty. According to police, terrorists opened fire on police personnel in the area of Karachi Company police station. During the checking, two terrorists on a motorcycle suddenly opened fire. A policeman was martyred in the firing. […]

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Bizenjo raises Balochistan Awami Endowment Fund to Rs6bn

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, has approved summary for increasing the fund of Balochistan Awami Endowment Fund (BAEF) to the tune of Rs6 billion, according to a statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Monday. A summary, initiated by Social Welfare Department with the proposal of increasing the seed money of […]

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Pakistan to build hospitals near border areas: Speaker

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly (NA) Speaker Asad Qaiser Monday said to facilitate Afghan patients, Pakistan is planning to build hospitals near border areas while visa policy for Afghan patients is also being reviewed. This he said while addressing All Parties National conference on the Afghanistan issue organized by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Samiul Haq group) in Islamabad. The […]

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Haleem indicted for leveling allegations against Ghani

KARACHI: Local court on Monday indicted Member of Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh in a case pertaining to leveling drug trafficking and other accusations against Provincial Minister for Labour and Information Saeed Ghani. During the hearing, the accused pleaded not guilty over which, the court summoned witnesses on February 13. It is to be mentioned […]

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Commander Royal Navy of Oman lauds Pakistan Navy’s role in maritime security

ISLAMABAD: Commander Royal Navy of Oman Rear Admiral Saif Nasser Mohsen al Rahbi called on Naval Chief Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi here on Monday. Matters pertaining to mutual interest and promotion of bilateral naval cooperation were discussed in the meeting. The visiting dignitary was briefed on Pakistan Navy’s responsibilities and capabilities. He commended Pakistan Navy’s […]

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Sindh Governor presents award to Iran’s CG

KARACHI: The Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Pakistan’s Karachi, Hassan Nourian, has received Diplomatic and Foreign Investment Award for his efforts to establish better relations between the two neighboring countries. According to a press release issued on Monday, the ceremony honoring the successful diplomats was held in Karachi, where in the […]

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Law, order situation is worst in Larkana: JUI-Fazal

LARKANA: JUI-Fazal Provincial General Secretary, Maulana Rashid Mohmood Soomro, Maulana Nasir Mahmood Soomro, President, JUI-F Larkana and Muhabat Ali Khuhro in a press statement issued here on Monday said that PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has not yet been able to improve law and order situation of his constituency where lawlessness has become unprecedented and […]

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Pioneering educationist Dr Ismail passes away in Karachi

KARACHI: Renowned educationist and writer Dr Ismail Saad passed away at his home in Karachi early Monday morning after a brief illness. He was 90. Dr Saad played a pioneering role in establishing the Department of Special Education at the University of Karachi, where he served as Project Director, 1988-1996. He also served as the […]

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Decision on education institutions only after checking positivity rates: NCOC

ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Monday said it will first look at the data of positivity rates of various educational institutions and then decide whether these institutions should be closed or otherwise. The NCOC had called a meeting of the provincial health and education ministers on Monday to take decisions on […]

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