NCOC to cut short 2021 summer break to compensate for extended winter vacations this year

NCOC to cut short 2021 summer break to compensate for extended winter vacations this year

The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) will recommend cutting short the 2021 summer break to compensate for early and prolonged winter holidays this year with increasing coronavirus prevalence in educational institutions but no consensus on a containment strategy. Asad Umar, Federal Minister of Planning and Development and NCOC Chief,...

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Pakistan team to tour England in 2021

Pakistan team to tour England in 2021

In July next year, Pakistan’s cricket team will visit England again to play a series of three Twenty20 Internationals and as many One-Day Super League matches. This was announced in a joint communiqué on Wednesday between the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the English Cricket Board (ECB). This will be...

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Tech giants unconvinced with social media regulations

Tech giants unconvinced with social media regulations

A day after the government announced regulations defining how to regulate social media in Pakistan, technology companies announced that the laws would make it difficult for them to continue their operations in the region. The rules titled, “Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2020,”...

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TLP leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi passes away in Lahore

TLP leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi passes away in Lahore

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) Leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi died on Thursday, his family confirmed. Since the last few days, the TLP leader has been suffering from fever, family sources confirmed and had complained about the fever as he led a protest at the Faizabad Interchange a few days earlier. As the...

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Indian media comes up with another fake story of attack on Pakistan

Indian media comes up with another fake story of attack on Pakistan

Extremely manipulative Indian media which has always lived in a world of delusions comes up with another fake story of attack on Pakistan. Indian media which has nothing else to show, they are seen lying with their throats slit with false and vile propaganda against Pakistan. Now the Indian media...

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UAE suspends issuance of visa to Pakistan and other 11 countries

UAE suspends issuance of visa to Pakistan and other 11 countries

On Wednesday, the Foreign Office said that the temporary ban of visas for a dozen countries including Pakistan, by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was believed to be linked to the second wave of Covid-19 visas and would not apply to visas already issued. Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri,...

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Chacha Cricket refutes rumors of his death

Chacha Cricket refutes rumors of his death

On Wednesday, Pakistan’s famous cricket mascot,’ Chacha Cricket,’ posted a video message to shoot down rumours of his death on social media that had gone viral. “Death is a reality, it will come and no one will save from it,” he says in the video. “Whoever posted my picture...

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Ministry of Education suggests to close primary schools from November 24th to January 31st

Ministry of Education suggests to close primary schools from November 24th to January 31st

On Wednesday, the Federal Ministry of Education sent proposals to provinces urging them to shut primary schools as coronavirus cases are on the rise from November 24 to January 31, 2021. The Ministry recommended that primary schools should be closed with effect from 24 November, while secondary schools should be...

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Sindh govt to reopen HDUs at Expo Centre, other hospitals amid rising COVID-19 cases

Sindh govt to reopen HDUs at Expo Centre, other hospitals amid rising COVID-19 cases

In the wake of an increasing number of Covid-19 cases, as part of a plan to address the challenge of the second wave of the pandemic, officials and sources said the Sindh government has agreed to revive its high dependence units (HDUs) across Karachi, including the field isolation facility of...

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Sohail Ayaz, who runs the Dark Web, has been sentenced to death three times

Sohail Ayaz, who runs the Dark Web, has been sentenced to death three times

Rawalpindi Additional Sessions Judge Jahangir Ali has pronounced a verdict against Sohail Ayaz. According to the verdict, the accused has been found guilty of sexually abusing children, making pictures, videos and running a dark web. In addition to the death sentence, the accused has been sentenced to three times life...

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