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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Pakistan condemns RSS chief’s “provocative” remarks of undoing partition

Pakistan on Saturday completely rejected and strongly condemned the highly provocative and irresponsible remarks by Mohan Bhagwat, chief of India’s Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), calling for “undoing” of the partition. According to  APP “This is not the first time that the RSS chief has publicly indulged in such delusional thinking and historical revisionism,” the Foreign Office spokesperson said in a...

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Lahore district administration continues anti-smog operations

On the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, Lahore district administration is taking solid measures against factories that are causing pollution and smog. In Tehsil Model Town, district Administration sealed two factories that were causing pollution and smog. Meanwhile, Secretary Regional Transport Authority Lahore and Additional Deputy Commissioner Finance and Planning Lahore Ijaz Joyia confiscated sixteen vehicles causing pollution...

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Palestine condemns Israel for approving settlement units in southern West Bank city of Hebron

Palestine has condemned Israel for approving the construction of 372 settlement units in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Palestinian Foreign Ministry in a statement said the two-State solution is subjected to the most heinous process of sabotage because of Israel's policy about occupying the Palestinian land in West Bank.  

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Sajjad Burki pays tributes to Imran Khan for granting right of franchise to overseas Pakistanis

Former President of PTI in the United States, Sajjad Burki called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Saturday and paid tributes to him for granting right of franchise to overseas Pakistanis. In addition, Sajjad Burki conveyed the appreciation of overseas Pakistanis on the steps taken by Prime Minister Imran Khan for their facilitation through Roshan Digital Account and...

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Covid-19: Seven more deaths, 411 new cases reported in country

As COVID-19 prevalence significantly declines, seven people died of Coronavirus infection across the country in a single day. According to the National Command and Operation Centre's statistics, 44,598 tests were conducted of which result of 411 cases came positive. The positivity ratio remained 0.92 per cent. 935 patients of coronavirus are in critical care.  

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Malala Yousafzai and husband Asser Malik celebrate her Oxford graduation

Malala Yousafzai has hit another milestone in her life. The Nobel Peace Prize winner has graduated from the University of Oxford, earning her degree in philosophy, politics, and economics. The 24-year-old shared many pictures on her social media account, giving us glimpses of the ceremony that got delayed in the pandemic. In the photos, she posed in the customary graduation...

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COAS lauds contributions of AMC in ensuring ‘quality healthcare during peace & war’

The Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has lauded contributions of Army Medical Corps in ensuring high standards of health care during peace and war. He was speaking at a ceremony to pin badges of rank to Lieutenant General Nigar Johar as Col Commandant of Army Medical Corps during his visit to Army Medical Corps Centre in Abbottabad. The Army...

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Farrukh Habib

Farrukh assails Sethi for inciting violence in name of journalism

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Farrukh Habib on Friday lashed out at senior journalist Najam Sethi for inciting violence, being an analyst, during a current affair programme on a private news channel. “Najam Sethi while inciting vandalism, arson and violence in the name of journalism stands exposed,” the minister wrote on his twitter account attaching the journalist’s video...

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Latest Pakistan News

Weekly inflation eases 0.67 percent

The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) based weekly inflation for the week ended on November 25, for the combined consumption group, witnessed decrease of 0.67 percent as compared to the previous week, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported Friday. According to APP The SPI for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 168.16 points against 169.29...

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Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar

Govt taking all possible measures to supply Urea to farmers: Khusro Bakhtyar

Minister for Industries and Production Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar says the government is taking all possible measures to supply Urea to farmers at affordable prices for wheat sowing. According  to  radio Pakistan Chairing a meeting on fertilizer industry in Islamabad on Friday, he assured to carry out constant monitoring of Urea supply from manufacturing units and movement of fertilizers at selling...

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Italy’s antitrust regulator fines Google, Apple over data use

Italy's antitrust regulator has fined Alphabet's Google (GOOGL.O) and iPhone maker Apple (AAPL.O) 10 million euros ($11.2 million) each for "aggressive practices" linked to the commercial use of user data. According  to  Reuters The authority said in statement the two tech groups did not provide "clear and immediate information" on how they collect and use the data of those who...

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Govt working to increase literacy level: Shafqat Mahmood

Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training, National Heritage and Culture, Shafqat Mahmood says government is working to increase literacy level and promote non formal education for taking the country forward through education. Addressing the Joint Coordination Committee meeting of Japan International Cooperation Agency in Lahore today (Friday), he said government is trying its best to address the out-of-school children issue...

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Dollar hits new high of Rs 176.40 in interbank market

Dollar at interbank has been increased by 48 paisa to close at Rs175.46 today (Friday). Sources told that dollar at open market has crossed Rs176 level after a rise of Re1. It is to be mentioned here that dollar had earlier closed at record high of 175.73 at interbank on November 12. Earlier, US Dollar (USD) had closed at Rs174.98...

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Putin fires Russian prison chief after torture scandal

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired the head of Russia's prison service, weeks after the emergence of leaked videos that appeared to show prisoners being tortured and sexually assaulted. According to Reuters Alexander Kalashnikov was dismissed with immediate effect, according to a terse decree published on the Kremlin's website. Arkady Gostev, a deputy interior minister, was appointed as his replacement....

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Afghan girl from famous cover portrait is evacuated to Italy

National Geographic magazine’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” has arrived in Italy as part of the West’s evacuation of Afghans following the Taliban takeover of the country, the Italian government said Thursday. According  to  AP  report The office of Premier Mario Draghi said Italy organized the evacuation of Sharbat Gulla after she asked to be helped to leave the country. The...

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Nasla Tower

SC expresses concerns over demolishing Nasla Tower from ground level

Supreme Court (SC) on Friday has conducted hearing on a case pertaining to demolish illegally constructed Nasla Tower in Karachi. During the proceedings, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed expressed resentment over razing the building from ground level and asked, “Who will be responsible if any untoward incident occurs?” Responding to the apex judge, Karachi commissioner informed that it’s...

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