DGISPR: Indian report of deploying troops along LoC in Gilgit is Fake

DGISPR: Indian report of deploying troops along LoC in Gilgit is Fake

Director-General of Pakistan Military’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) has rejected Indian media report of deploying additional troops on LoC in Gilgit-Baltistan. News circulating in Indian electronic and social media claiming additional deployment of Pakistan army troops along LOC in GB and alleged use of Skardu Air base...

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Govt to discuss PIA Hotel sale in New York today

Govt to discuss PIA Hotel sale in New York today

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Privatization (CCoP) is meeting here on Thursday to discuss proposal to sell the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)-owned Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The People’s Party of Pakistan (PPP) opposed the move, calling it ill-timed. Sources in the Privatisation Commission told that the one-point CCoP meeting to...

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Nationwide tally stands at 217,809

Nationwide tally stands at 217,809

The National Command and Operation Centre said 4,339 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the nationwide tally to 217,809. The centre said 78 more persons succumbed to the deadly disease as the country’s death toll stands at 4,473, while at least 104,694 patients have recovered. 22,128 tests...

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Dr Zafar Mirza says the cases of Covid-19 are declining

Dr Zafar Mirza says the cases of Covid-19 are declining

Dr. Zafar Mirza, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on National Health Services, said the number of Covid-19 cases in the country is decreasing. He said the monsoon season would further ease the decline in the number of cases.   The special assistant said smart lockdown is the best way to...

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‘Lockdown’ extended by two weeks in Sindh

‘Lockdown’ extended by two weeks in Sindh

KARACHI: As the coronavirus pandemic continues, on Wednesday the Sindh Home Department released an official notice extending the provincial government’s current lockdown until July 15. As many as 2,139 new cases of coronavirus were reported a day with an alarming 28 per cent positive ratio, raising Sindh’s tally to over...

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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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Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan visit operational base

Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan visit operational base

Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force visited an operational base, today. The Air Chief reviewed various operational activities at the base and interacted with personnel. Later in the day, the Air Chief also visited PAF’s Special Services Wing. Chief of the Air...

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Karachi Shipyard & Engineering works building indigenous platforms for Pakistan Navy

Karachi Shipyard & Engineering works building indigenous platforms for Pakistan Navy

The contract signing ceremony of indigenously designed Gun Boat and Tugs was held at Ministry of Defence Production. The Managing Director Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW), Rear Admiral Ather Saleem and Director General Munitions Production, Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Qaiser Janjua signed the contracts. Maj General Akif Iqbal, Additional...

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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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US coronavirus cases double in June in at least 10 states

US coronavirus cases double in June in at least 10 states

Coronavirus cases more than doubled in at least 10 US states, including Florida and Texas in the month of June, a Reuters analysis showed. Arizona recorded the biggest jump in cases for the month at 294 per cent, followed by South Carolina and Arkansas. Cases also more than doubled in Alabama, Nevada, North...

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