Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Death toll in Quetta suicide attack rises to three; TTP claims responsibility

The death toll in the suicide attack in Quetta on Wednesday morning rose to three as a woman succumbed to her injuries, while 27 people, including 23 cops, were reportedly wounded. A policeman and a child were killed when a suicide bomber targeted a police truck in Baleli area. According to police, the woman who sustained injuries in the attack,...

The death toll in the suicide attack in Quetta on Wednesday morning rose to three as a woman succumbed to her injuries, while 27...

Death toll in Quetta suicide attack rises to three; TTP claims responsibility

The death toll in the suicide attack in Quetta on Wednesday morning rose to three as a woman succumbed to her injuries, while 27 people, including 23 cops, were reportedly wounded. A policeman and a child were killed when a suicide bomber targeted a police truck in Baleli area. According to police, the woman who sustained injuries in the attack,...
Several England fall ill, raising possibility delaying Rawalpindi Test

Several England fall ill, raising possibility delaying Rawalpindi Test

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As several England touring squad fell ill after reaching Pakistan, there is a possibility that the first Test starting in Rawalpindi on Thursday may be delayed. On the other hand,...

PM Shehbaz reinstates Azam Nazeer Tarar as law minister

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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday appointed Azam Nazeer Tarar as law minister, a day after refusing his resignation that he had submitted to the premier a month ago. Interestingly,...

Shehbaz and Zardari discuss ways to regain Punjab

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In the wake of PTI’s decision to dissolve the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assemblies, PM Shehbaz Sharif and PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday met for a second...

GOOD BYE 2020

A Year in Pictures

Top 10 memorable global events of 2020

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A tumultuous 2020 has finally passed, leaving the world with more bad memories than good ones. The year saw the spread of the coronavirus pandemic that is still killing people around the world. The World Health Organisation declared the outbreak of COVID-19 as a public health emergency of international...

Top 10 events that shaped Pakistan’s political landscape in 2020

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The year 2020 saw several events that were important in Pakistan's modern history. From the government's brilliant fight against COVID-19 to remaining in FATF's grey list lets look at the top 10 events that shaped Pakistan's political landscape in 2020. Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) The opposition parties of Pakistan came together...

Top 10 highlights from the sporting world in 2020

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Pakistan Super League comes home For the first time in the history of the tournament, the whole edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) was played in Pakistan. Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad and Multan were the four venues that hosted 34 matches. Each stadium saw full house as the cricket hungry...

Top 10 iconic New Year’s celebrations marred by coronavirus

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New Year's Eve is celebrated around the world with immense fervor and zeal, with several countries globally recognized as hubs for year end festivities. This year, however, has been completely unique. With coronavirus surging through the world, New year's eve revelry will be forcibly extinguished. Here's a breakdown of...

New CCPO Lahore vows to go after gangs and land mafia

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Interview: What is happening with the CanSinoBIO vaccine in Pakistan?

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State ministers and government officials have given conflicting dates for when the coronavirus vaccine will be available in Pakistan, with estimates ranging from as early as March to the first quarter of 2022. The Correspondent sat down with Professor Hasan Abbas Zaheer, the primary coordinator of the AJM Pharma and CanSinoBIO vaccine trials that are being conducted in Pakistan, to understand when Pakistanis can expect vaccines to be delivered. Established...

On the frontline: Public-dealing government officials work on without a vaccine plan

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The government’s COVID-19 vaccine roll-out plan—which prioritises immunising frontline healthcare workers and the elderly over the general populace—has found few critics. It is widely regarded as a reasonable policy as it protects those who have been continuing to perform their duties despite facing a high risk of infection, as...
ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) held a meeting on Tuesday, chaired by Mr Asad Umar and Lt Gen Hamood-uz-Zaman Khan. The meeting took a review of Mobility Control Measures being implemented across the country from 8th to 16th May 21.  Dr Faisal Sultan SAPM health also joined the session via video link. In the wake of ongoing restrictions imposed till 16 May 2021, Forum urged for greater national resolve by adhering to SOPs to reduce the spread of the pandemic. The forum urged the nation to stand united and firm to support these steps undertaken for the well being of the Pakistani people. Forum also approved the Guidelines for Eid ul Fitr prayers across the country; Eid prayers should be organized in open spaces with COVID-19 protocols. If compulsion to offer in masjid then windows and doors should be kept open for good ventilation. Furthermore, the guidelines instructed mosques and Eid-gahs to hold two-three Eid prayers at one venue with staggered timings to minimize the strength.  Efforts are also to be made to keep the sermon/khutba very brief in order to reduce the prayer timings exposure. Discourage sick, elderly and children under 15 years of age from attending prayers....

NATIONAL

Death toll in Quetta suicide attack rises to three; TTP claims responsibility

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The death toll in the suicide attack in Quetta on Wednesday morning rose to three...

PM Shehbaz reinstates Azam Nazeer Tarar as law minister

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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday appointed Azam Nazeer Tarar as law minister, a day...

Shehbaz and Zardari discuss ways to regain Punjab

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In the wake of PTI’s decision to dissolve the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assemblies, PM...

BUSINESS

Germany sees unexpected dip in inflation, inks huge LNG deal with Qatar

Germany sees unexpected dip in inflation, inks huge LNG deal with Qatar

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With the energy prices beginning to ease, Germany has unexpectedly witnessed a slowed inflation in...

Rupee stable against dollar after dismal run

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The Pakistani rupee on Tuesday closed unchanged against the US dollar in the interbank market as...
Musk poses as champion of free speech, but many reply you are not

Musk poses as champion of free speech, but many reply you are not

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As Elon Musk yet again declared himself as a champion of free speech, people have...

WORLD

Former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin passes away

Former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin passes away

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China’s former leader Jiang Zemin, who assumed power during a turbulent period and led the...
Zelenskyy says situation is difficult, Kuleba for faster weapons’ delivery

Zelenskyy says situation is difficult, Kuleba for faster weapons’ delivery

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As Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that his country’s forces were facing a “difficult” situation,...
US Senate passes bill to protect same sex, interracial marriage

US Senate passes bill to protect same sex, interracial marriage

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Amid the far-right attack on human rights and freedoms, the US Senate on Tuesday passed...

SPORTS

Several England fall ill, raising possibility delaying Rawalpindi Test

Several England fall ill, raising possibility delaying Rawalpindi Test

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As several England touring squad fell ill after reaching Pakistan, there is a possibility that...
FIFA World Cup: England, Netherlands top their respective groups

FIFA World Cup: England, Netherlands top their respective groups

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England and the Netherlands qualified for the knockout stages of the FIFA World Cup after...
FIFA World Cup: Senegal eliminates Ecuador to qualify for knockout stages

FIFA World Cup: Senegal eliminates Ecuador to qualify for knockout stages

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Senegal became the first African side to reach the Round of 16 in the 2022...

LIFESTYLE

Salman Khan prefers ‘dancing’ over ‘hosting’

Salman Khan prefers ‘dancing’ over ‘hosting’

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Revealing a secret, Farah Khan has said that Salman Khan fancy dancing, not hosting, as...

IFFI slams film on Kashmir as ‘propaganda, vulgar, inappropriate’

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Filmmaker Nadav Lapid, head of the jury at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI),...
Lopez says 2004 breakup with Affleck made her think she will die

Lopez says 2004 breakup with Affleck made her think she will die

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Jennifer Lopez has revealed that her breakup with Ben Affleck 20 years ago was so...

IT exports could potentially increase to $10 billion annually: OICCI Digital Report

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KARACHI: The “OICCI Recommendations for Digital Economy” report was launched on January 18th, 2021, highlighting the shift required to capture digital transformation, happening both...

The Honest Taxi Driver

What all is involved in a taxi driver's life; physical labour and not much exercise for the grey matter. One such driver was Anwar....

How NATO pushed Putin to invade Ukraine II

Our biggest mistake is that we trusted you too much.” By Hassan Sohail Our biggest mistake is that we trusted you too much.” This is a story...

Rescue on the sea

Very little has been written about the ancient coastal people of Lyari – the irrepressible Makranis – who take their name from the Makran...

Mobility of women in Lahore

“Is Lahore safe?” “Can females travel alone in Lahore?” “Is it safe for women to travel in Lahore?” “Can solo female travelers visit Lahore?” As...

Why Pakistan may also consider to buy oil from Russia like our next door neighbour?

While every Pakistani condemn invasion of country, war, exploitation and human right violations by anyone geographically, they are also nervously looking at how they...

What is happening with the CanSinoBIO vaccine in Pakistan?

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Bestselling Pakistani fiction in 2020

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With unprecedented amounts of time away from work, the global community found itself moving towards reading in an attempt to distract themselves from pressures...

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