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10,000 doses of CanSino coronavirus vaccine wasting away at Karachi warehouse

As many as 10,000 doses of the CanSinoBio coronavirus vaccine developed by China are lying useless at a warehouse in Karachi for the last 10 days as the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan awaits approval to release the vaccines. The single-dose Convidecia vaccine...

Heavy police contingents deployed at Islamabad’s entry and exit points

Security was tightened throughout the capital on Sunday evening, after a high alert was issued. According to DIG Operations Islamabad, heavy contingents of law enforcement officials were deployed to all entry and exit points of Islamabad. Additionally, police and Rangers were also dispatched to other...

Sheikh Rasheed says govt is not negotiating with TLP

Federal Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed said Sunday the government was not negotiating with the outlawed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP). "No negotiation process is underway with the TLP," said the minister. Giving details of the proscribed organisation's blockage of roads and highways across the country, Rasheed...

PM Imran Khan expresses ‘full confidence’ in finance minister Shaukat Tareen’s abilities

Prime Minister Imran Khan recently had a meeting with the newly-appointed Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen at the Prime Minister's House. During the meeting, discussions were held related to the economic situation of the country. Federal Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar was also in attendance...

Maryam Nawaz to visit Karachi on April 24 for NA-249 election campaign

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice-President Maryam Nawaz will reach Karachi on April 24 to lead the election campaign of PML-N candidate Miftah Ismail, quoting sources,  reported on Saturday. Earlier, the PML-N leader said that she will visit Karachi for the election campaign in NA-249...

Punjab resumes physical classes for grades 9-12 from 19th

Physical classes for grades nine to 12 are set to resume in over a dozen cities of Punjab, including Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, and Gujrat from April 19. Taking to Twitter, Education Minister Murad Raas announced that in-person classes for grades 9,10,11,12 will...

Took action against TLP for street violence, attacking law enforcers: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan in a series of tweets on Saturday made it clear that the government took action against the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) after it challenged the writ of the state. “Let me make clear to people here & abroad: Our govt only...

FM departs for UAE today on three-day official trip

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will embark on a three-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today . During his visit, the foreign minister will meet his counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and other UAE dignitaries, the Foreign Office said...

Pakistan records 4,976 fresh corona infections within 24 hrs

There was no let-up in Covid-19 related deaths as 112 more people succumbed to the virus across the country over the past 24 hours. The number of total deaths has soared to 16,094, according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Covid-19....

Mercedes takes fight to Tesla with new car

Daimler on Thursday unveiled the electric “sibling” of its flagship Mercedes-Benz S-Class luxury sedan, taking the fight to market-leader Tesla in the battle for market share as electric car sales take off. The EQS is the first in a family of Mercedes-Benz cars built...