PIA chief says no plans of selling Roosevelt Hotel

PIA chief says no plans of selling Roosevelt Hotel

Air Marshal Arshad Malik, CEO of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), said that the New York Roosevelt Hotel isn’t being sold, but that it would be shut down by 31 December for restoration and reconstruction purposes. While briefing Senate Standing Committee on Aviation that was chaired by Senator Mushahidullah Khan, Malik...

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PCB in talks with Younis Khan to hand him permanent role as batting coach

PCB in talks with Younis Khan to hand him permanent role as batting coach

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is in talks with former captain Younis Khan to offer him a permanent role as the Batting Coach of the National Squad. Credible sources verified that Younis is already in discussion with the PCB and has been in talks with PCB officials about this. “PCB...

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Modi urges Indians to keep up masks, distancing

Modi urges Indians to keep up masks, distancing

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says laxity could lead to a new increase of infections, as 54,044 new cases of coronavirus were reported by the authorities in the past 24 hours, taking the number to 7.6 million. 717 additional deaths and a total of 115,914 were reported by the Health...

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PM reprimanded the relevant authorities for delaying import of wheat

PM reprimanded the relevant authorities for delaying import of wheat

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Imran Khan reprimanded the related authorities for delaying the import of wheat, leading to a shortage of flour in the country. Chairing a federal cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Khan said that if at least 1.5 tonnes of wheat had been imported in July this year, the...

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At least 3 killed, 16 injured in blast at Maskan in Karachi

At least 3 killed, 16 injured in blast at Maskan in Karachi

In the upper portion of a multi-story residential building located at Maskan Chowrangi in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal, at least three people were killed and 16 others wounded in a major explosion, according to reports. Soon after the incident, police and ranger teams rushed to the spot and initiated a rescue operation....

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PAF conducts International White Cane Safety seminar

PAF conducts International White Cane Safety seminar

To mark the ‘International White Cane Safety Day’ Pakistan Air Force arranged a seminar at PAF Base, Nur Khan. Air Marshal Muhammad Haseeb Paracha, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Support), Pakistan Air Force attended the ceremony as the chief guest. Visually Impaired Persons with Special Needs and their parents...

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PM Imran vows to get tougher to opposition in graft cases

PM Imran vows to get tougher to opposition in graft cases

The day after the 11-party Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) held its power show in Karachi against the incumbent government, Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed to bring to a logical conclusion to all corruption cases, stating that the opposition will no longer receive any concessions and that lawbreakers will be exclusively dealt with....

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England’s all-rounder Moeen Ali said England’s tour of Pakistan would be great for cricket

England’s all-rounder Moeen Ali said England’s tour of Pakistan would be great for cricket

In an exclusive interview with Cricket Pakistan, England’s all-rounder Moeen Ali stated that England’s upcoming tour of Pakistan would be great for cricket in general. The 33-year-old believed that by coming for a tour in the summer, Pakistan did a lot for the England Cricket Board (ECB) while believing that...

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Zimbabwe cricket team arrives in Islamabad

Zimbabwe cricket team arrives in Islamabad

On Tuesday, Zimbabwe’s cricket team arrived in Islamabad to play two limited-overs against Pakistan starting on 30 October. Team Zimbabwe left their home country on Monday morning with 20 players, who have been in a secure bio-bubble camp for the last week for the final part of their preparations to...

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COVID-19 mortality rate increased by 140% in past week

COVID-19 mortality rate increased by 140% in past week

On Tuesday, Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar said that the mortality rate of COVID-19 in Pakistan has risen by 140% in the past week and cautioned the public against violating the safety protocols. Last week daily covid mortality was 12. This is a 140% increase vs few weeks back....

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