Pakistan saw a record 2,636 COVID-19 cases, 57 deaths in last 24 hours: Dr Mirza

The prime minister's aide on health, Dr Zafar Mirza, on Friday said that a record 2,636 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours — the highest number recorded in a day, so far. "During the last 24 hours we saw 2,636 cases [...] it is a big number and so far is the maximum we have seen in a...

93 Views 0

PM Khan establishes committee to investigate plight of women prisoners

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday formed a committee to study and investigate the plight of women in prisons. In a statement on Twitter, the PM Office said: “The committee has been constituted taking into account the plight of the female prisoners, whether convicted or awaiting trial, in overall context of gender biasness prevalent in the society at large...

96 Views 0

Education dept rules out reopening schools from June 1

KARACHI: Schools in Sindh will not reopen on June 1, according to a notification from the provincial education department on Friday. The official notification said that the decision to close schools until June was taken earlier during the session of the Sindh Education Steering Committee on May 12. "The steering committee decided to extend the closure of schools until June...

127 Views 0

Four doctors in Pakistan die from coronavirus in past 24 hours

Four doctors succumbed to the coronavirus in Pakistan over the past 24 hours as the country's infections surged past 64,000 on Friday. Dr Sana Fatima, who worked at a private hospital in Lahore, a psychologist in Gunjrawala, Naeem Akhtar, Dr Khanzada who hailed from Afghanistan but was working in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Incharge BMC trauma centre Dr Zubair Zubair Ahmed,...

139 Views 0

Trump warns of military action as protests against George Floyd’s killing continue in Minnesota

United States President Donald Trump on Friday warned that he would "send in the National Guard and get the job done right" if protests in Minnesota were not curbed. He was referring to ongoing demonstrations against the killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who died after Minneapolis police arrested him on Monday on suspicion of using a counterfeit banknote....

120 Views 0

Waqar Younis leaves social media after Twitter account got hacked

Pakistan's bowling coach Waqar Younis has announced to quit social media on Friday after an obscene video was liked from his verified Twitter handle to which he claimed that his account was hacked. "I have to say with regret that some 'Allah ka Banda' hacked my Twitter account. When I woke up this morning, I found out that an obscene...

116 Views 0

Illegal currency worth millions found under PIA plane debris: spokesperson

KARACHI: Illegal currency was allegedly being smuggled in the plane crash that took place on May 22, the PIA spokesperson said in a shocking development on Thursday. Pakistan International Airlines's (PIA) Airbus A320 — travelling from Lahore to Karachi — crashed in a residential area in the metropolis, killing 97 passengers on board. Two passengers survived the crash. "Local and...

124 Views 0

COAS Bajwa reiterates Pakistan’s commitment to global peace

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has reiterated Pakistan's commitment to global peace as the world marks the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. “Sense of purpose and commitment of Pakistan towards global peace under UN Charter remains unflinching,” Gen Qamar was quoted as saying in a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on...

98 Views 0
Junior - Taleem Aam Karaingay - Juniors ko Parhaingay