It’s health card that will redefine Pakistan, says PM Imran

This is not just a health card, it’s a healthcare system which will redefine Pakistan and make it an example for other Islamic nations across the globe, said Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday. He was speaking at the launch ceremony of Naya Pakistan Sehat Cards for the citizens of Islamabad. Under the project, up to one million families across...

This is not just a health card, it’s a healthcare system which will redefine Pakistan and make it an example for other Islamic nations...

It’s health card that will redefine Pakistan, says PM Imran

This is not just a health card, it’s a healthcare system which will redefine Pakistan and make it an example for other Islamic nations across the globe, said Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday. He was speaking at the launch ceremony of Naya Pakistan Sehat Cards for the citizens of Islamabad. Under the project, up to one million families across...

Atlas Honda profit plunges by 41% due to high expenses

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Honda Atlas Cars’ profit plunged 40.68 percent to Rs445.9 million for October-December 2021 on the back of a surge in distribution and marketing costs and high other expenses. According to...

UBL allowed to conduct due diligence for acquiring Samba Bank shares

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The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has granted in-principle approval to United Bank Limited (UBL) to commence, with the due diligence, process to acquire 84.51 percent shares of the...

Australian players nervous about Pakistan tour: report

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Australian cricketers are on edge barely a month before their first tour of Pakistan in 24 years amid an uptick in terror attacks in the Asian nation, the Sydney...

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

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....

It’s health card that will redefine Pakistan, says PM Imran

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This is not just a health card, it’s a healthcare system which will redefine Pakistan...

India is ‘mothership’ of terrorism in South Asia

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Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations Munir Akram said India has martyred at least 96,000...
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IMF delays sixth review meeting to Feb 2 on Pakistan’s request

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The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will now meet on February 2...

Atlas Honda profit plunges by 41% due to high expenses

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Honda Atlas Cars’ profit plunged 40.68 percent to Rs445.9 million for October-December 2021 on the...

UBL allowed to conduct due diligence for acquiring Samba Bank shares

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The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has granted in-principle approval to United Bank Limited (UBL)...

Pakistan raises $1bn through Sukuk bond at high interest rate

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Pakistan on Monday raised a $1 billion loan through the Sukuk bond at a 7.95...

Omicron survives longer on plastic, skin than prior variants

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The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that...
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Pfizer, BioNTech start trials of Omicron-specific jab

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Pfizer and BioNTech have started clinical trials of a new Covid vaccine which targets the...

Seven injured as US jet crashes in South China Sea

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A US Navy F35C Lightning II combat jet conducting exercises in the South China Sea...

Australian players nervous about Pakistan tour: report

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Australian cricketers are on edge barely a month before their first tour of Pakistan in...

Swiatek, Collins beat heat to reach Australian Open semis

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Iga Swiatek took three hours in the afternoon heat to beat 36-year-old Kaia Kanepi 4-6, 7-6...

PCB denies holding Australia Tests at one venue

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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday reacted to a report carried by the Sydney...

Princess Diana documentary opens Sundance Film Festival

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An “immersive” Princess Diana documentary offering an “origin story” for the British royal family’s latest...

Tearful Adele postpones Las Vegas shows due to COVID delays

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A tearful and apologetic Adele on Thursday postponed a series of Las Vegas concerts due...

Page from Spider-Man comic book auctioned for record $3.36m

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A single page of artwork from a 1984 Spider-Man comic book sold at auction on...

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...

New provinces: Unfulfilled promises

Pakistan happens to be a federation with constitutionally mandated power-sharing arrangements between the state and provinces. Diversity in the country is such that countless...

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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