Pakistan heading towards sustainable growth rapidly: Farrukh Habib

State Minister for Information & Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has said that Pakistan is heading towards sustainable growth rapidly due to prudent policies of PTI government. He was addressing a public gathering after inaugurating a number of development projects in Sir Syed Town here on Sunday night. He said that exports, industry, trade, agriculture and national economy had been put on...

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PM Imran Khan

PM vows to turn Pakistan into welfare state modelled on Riyasat-e-Madina

Prime Minister Imran Khan says his government wants to make Pakistan an Islamic Welfare State based on the principles of Riyasat-e-Medina and is working on fast track to achieve this objective. In an online interview to a US-based Islamic scholar Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, he said that we have given the biggest welfare programme and this is ambition of his government....

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NCOC asks people to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19

National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) has asked the people to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In a tweet, NCOC also urged the people to observe Standard Operating Procedures to prevent the spread of virus. Due to emergence of new Variant ‘Omicron’ in various countries, it is imperative to follow SOPs seriously. Please ensure that your Vaccination is complete (both...

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Saudi Arabia lifts age limit for overseas Umrah pilgrims

Saudi Arabia has waved off the age limit of fifty years as a prerequisite for pilgrims coming to perform Umrah from outside the Kingdom. However, foreign pilgrims under the age of 18 will not be allowed to perform Umrah. As for domestic pilgrims, all those aged 12 years and above will be granted permit for Umrah provided that they receive...

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UK, Germany, Italy detect cases of Omicron coronavirus variant

Britain, Germany and Italy have detected cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced new steps to contain the virus. The discovery of the variant has sparked global concern, a wave of travel bans or curbs and a sell-off on financial markets. Israel has announced to ban the entry of all foreigners into...

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Pakistan, Tajikistan reaffirm resolve to continue efforts for further solidification of bilateral ties

President Dr Arif Alvi met his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rahmon wherein they reaffirmed the commitment to continue joint efforts for further solidification of close bilateral ties. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the 15th ECO Summit in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on Sunday. The President underscored the importance of deepening trade and investment relations forging a stronger economic partnership. The...

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Cold, dry weather expected in most parts of country

Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next twelve hours. However, smog with fog is likely to prevail in plain areas of Punjab. While light rain with light snow over hills is also expected at isolated places in `northern areas. Temperature of some major cities recorded this morning: Islamabad ten degree centigrade,...

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Covid-19: Five more deaths, 303 positive cases reported in country

As COVID-19 prevalence significantly declines, five more deaths have been reported due to Coronavirus infection across the country. According to the statistics issued by National Command and Operation Center, 36,979 tests were conducted on Saturday out of which 303 cases came positive. The positivity ratio remained zero point eight one percent.946 patients of Coronavirus are still in critical care. Corona...

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Two soldiers martyred in North Waziristan terrorist attack

Two soldiers embraced martyrdom in a terrorist attack on a military post located in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan. According to Inter-Services Public Relations, those who embraced martyrdom during intense exchange of fire include Naik Rehman of Chitral and Lance Naik Arif living Tank. Search of the area is being carried out to eliminate the terrorists.

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Pakistan bans travel from 7 countries amid concern over new Covid variant Omicron

The government has decided to impose travel restrictions for six South African countries and Hong Kong immediately in the wake of emergence of new variant of COVID-19. Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar in a tweet today [Saturday] said that a notification regarding travel restrictions has been issued. He said emergence of new variant makes it even more urgent...

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1st Test Day 2: Pakistan 145/0 against Bangladesh at stumps, trail by 185 runs

On the second day of first cricket Test against Bangladesh at Chattogram, Pakistan in their first innings were 145 for loss of no wickets at stump today [Saturday]. Pakistan made a strong reply and reached 145 for no loss after fast bowler Hasan Ali claimed 5-51 to dismiss Bangladesh for 330 on day two of the opening Test. Openers Abid...

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Pakistan Women beat Zimbabwe Women by 114 runs

Player of the match Anam Amin’s brilliant three for nine in seven overs scripted Pakistan Women’s mammoth 114-run win over Zimbabwe Women in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier at Sunrise Club. According to PCB web site In what was Pakistan’s last outing in the tournament following the ICC’s decision to end the tournament due to Covid-19-related uncertainties and...

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Several countries restrict travel from Southern Africa due to new variant of Covid-19, Omicron

Countries around the world have restricted travel from southern African countries in an effort to contain a new variant of Covid-19, Omicron. In a statement, the World Health Organization said that Omicron has an increased re-infection risk. The statement said the number of cases of this variant appeared to be increasing in almost all of South Africa's provinces. This variant...

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‘It’s scary’: Overdose deaths driven by fentanyl mixed with other drugs

The spike of drug overdose deaths this year and last year has many drug abuse and addiction researchers, doctors and health officials worried about a growing trend among overdose victims that appears to indicate a new and different wave of the opioid epidemic. According to Research  While the loneliness and the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic appear to have driven...

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Pakistan Navy Ship TUGHRIL

PAKISTAN NAVY SHIP TUGHRIL VISITS PHILIPPINES

Pakistan Navy Ship TUGHRIL visited Port of Manila, Philippines as part of good will visit and flag showing mission. Upon arrival at port, Pakistan Navy Ship TUGHRIL was received by Ambassador of Pakistan in Philippines, Defence Attaché of Pakistan and officials of Philippines Navy. During port visit, Flag Officer in Command of Philippines Navy Vice Admiral Adelaide S Bordado, Executive...

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Muhammad Waseem

Muhammad Waseem wins World Boxing Association Flyweight title

Pakistani Boxer Muhammad Waseem has won the World Boxing Association Flyweight title. He defeated Colombian boxer Robert Brera by 115-113, 115-114 and 117-111 in Dubai. He has a record of 12 wins, one loss, one draw, and eight KOs, while Barrera left his record at 23 wins, four losses, and 13 KOs. The 34-year-old has once again risen in the...

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United Nation

UN urges India to ensure accountability for 600 deaths during protests against farm laws

United Nations has called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to ensure accountability for the 600 people who died during the massive nationwide protests against the contentious agriculture laws. The UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Michael Fakhri said it is incumbent on the Indian authorities to heed calls for accountability concerning the casualties reported during the...

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