Bilawal says govt wants Zardari to contract Covid-19

Bilawal says govt wants Zardari to contract Covid-19

LAHORE: Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, Chairman of the PPP, alleged that the PTI government wants to “assassinate” former President Asif Ali Zardari through the National Accountability Bureau. He spoke at a press conference here on Wednesday in which he clarified, among other issues, on the “minus one” formula, dismissed the impression that his...

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Businessmen call for efficient transport system

Businessmen call for efficient transport system

Developing an efficient transport system within the region of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) would reduce transportation costs and improve the overall competitiveness of regional countries, Vice President Shaikh Sultan Rehman of the Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) said. Speaking at a meeting of the ECO Chamber of...

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India was behind PSX attack: PM Imran

India was behind PSX attack: PM Imran

On Tuesday Prime Minister Imran Khan said there is no doubt that India was behind the terrorist attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange on Monday. “They wanted to create an environment of uncertainty and instability in Pakistan,” PM Imran said in the National Assembly. “There is no doubt that India...

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Six months after ‘viral pneumonia’, Wuhan returning to normal, with masks

Six months after ‘viral pneumonia’, Wuhan returning to normal, with masks

Six months after the World Health Organization heard of cases of “viral pneumonia” that would turn into the Covid-19 pandemic, life in Wuhan, the city where it originated, is back to normal, though masks remain omnipresent and emotional wounds persist. Wuhan, a city of 11 million, was locked up for...

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Govt extends authorization for domestic flights until 31 August

Govt extends authorization for domestic flights until 31 August

RAWALPINDI: The government decided to extend the permit for domestic flights to and from six of the country’s airports until 31 Aug. A notification has been given by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to airmen about the extension of permission to operate domestic flights until August. Authorization in this respect...

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We will foil all efforts of enemies aimed at destabilizing peace: COAS

We will foil all efforts of enemies aimed at destabilizing peace: COAS

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday praised Pakistan Rangers and Sindh Police’s prompt, successful and coordinated response to the elimination of terrorists attempting to target the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) building in the heart of Karachi’s financial hub, a statement released by the Inter-Services Public...

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After six months, pandemic ‘not even close’ to being over: WHO

After six months, pandemic ‘not even close’ to being over: WHO

Six months since the start of the new coronavirus outbreak, the pandemic is “not even close to being over”, World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, according to AFP. “We all want this to be over. We all want to get on with our lives. But the hard reality...

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Four terrorists killed in attempt to storm Pakistan Stock Exchange

Four terrorists killed in attempt to storm Pakistan Stock Exchange

Four terrorists who wanted to storm the Pakistan Stock Exchange premises in Karachi were killed by security forces in a gun and grenade attack Monday morning. One sub-inspector and three security guards had been martyred in the attack, according to a police statement. Seven people were injured, including three police...

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Karachi cop, wounded in the firing incident, dies while being treated

Karachi cop, wounded in the firing incident, dies while being treated

A police officer succumbed to his injury while being treated at the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center (JPMC) on Wednesday, where he had been shot in the head outside his home in the Pehlwan Goth area of Karachi. Rehman Ali, 30, was standing outside his home when armed men on...

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PTI govt will complete its term, PM assures allies

PTI govt will complete its term, PM assures allies

ISLAMABAD: In an apparent move to gather support from ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers and coalition partners for the adoption of the 2020-21 budget in the face of its rejection by the Joint Opposition, Prime Minister Imran Khan hosted a dinner reception on Sunday evening in which he claimed that...

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