Saturday, October 19, 2019

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Death toll rises 22 after 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan

The number of victims of 5.8 magnitude earthquake in northeastern Pakistan on Tuesday increased to 22 with more than 300 injured, said a senior police official. Television footage shows several vehicles trapped in a large crack in the road as...

Imposition of tax on LNG to heighten energy crisis – Makda POGEE 2019 to provide many solutions of the energy crisis

The present government should resolve energy crisis prevailing in the country otherwise all efforts to lift the ailing economy could prove to be futile, this was stated by the Chief Guest and President, Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry...

3 killed in blast in Pakistan’s Balochistan province

The explosion occurred in the suburb of Kila Abdullah and targeted the car of a local tribal leader, killing him and killing two of his bodyguards immediately, the Geo TV reported in its English edition. Pakistani authorities have begun investigations...

Prime Minister Imran Khan meets CEO, World Bank

The Prime Minister met Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank on the sidelines of the second Belt and Road Forum (BRF), says a press release received here today from Beijing, China. He was accompanied by the Foreign...

Pakistan: At least 20 dead, several injured in Quetta blast

At least 20 people were killed and several others got injured on Friday in a blast at Quetta’s Hazarganji sabzi mandi. DIG Quetta Abdul Razaq Cheema confirmed the casualties and added that eight of the victims were belonging to the...

PTCL launches Gamers Hub at Face Music Mela

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) launched ‘PTCL Gamers Hub’ for the gaming community at the two-day event ‘FACE Music Mela 2019’ being held at Pakistan National Council of Arts, Islamabad. This premier gaming event is aimed at providing computer and...

Pakistan reopens its airspace for domestic and International routes

Pakistan has reopened its air space for all domestic and international flights after it was closed for 28 days due to rising tensions with India. Pakistan resumed flights  from Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta earlier this month, adding that flights...

State Bank holds special exhibition on Pakistan Resolution Day

State Bank of Pakistan celebrated Pakistan Resolution Day by holding a special exhibition “Art in Coinage” at SBP Museum, Karachi. The exhibition highlights the work of renowned artist  Abdul Jabbar Gul as well as history of coinage. While inaugurating the...

Malaysian PM to be conferred with Pakistan’s highest civilian award

Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Muhammad will be conferred with Pakistan’s highest civilian award Nishan-e-Pakistan on Friday at the President House. In a special ceremony today, President Arif Alvi will honor the Malaysian premier with the award. Earlier today, Malaysian PM...

Pakistan, Malaysia sign five MoUs: Finance Minister

Finance Minister Asad Umar on Friday said Pakistan and Malaysia have signed five memorandums of understanding in various sectors. In his informal talk with the mediamen in the federal capital, the minister said Malaysia has expressed interest in buying meat...

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The British royal couple brought back memories of Princess Diana in Pakistan

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