Pakistan to review 'school opening modalities' tomorrow amid surge in COVID-19 cases
Given the alarming surge in coronavirus cases across the country in the past week, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Monday decided to revisit its "school opening modalities" in its next morning session.
The NCOC meeting was chaired by Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad ...
Terrorism resurging in Pakistan: Interior Minister
Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed on Monday said that terrorists are reorganising in Pakistan, a day after unidentified men shot and injured two policemen in the capital.
The interior minister's comments came after he visited the officers who were shot and were being treated at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (...
LHC restrains NAB from arresting Capt Safdar
The Lahore High Court (LHC) restrained on Monday the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from arresting former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar
A two-judge bench of the LHC, headed by Justice Sarfraz Dogar, issued a notice to the corruption watchdog to submit its response to a ...
Shaheen Shah Afridi thanks 'Lala' for prayers for his continued success
Left-arm pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi on Sunday thanked former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi for his prayers for continued success on the field.
Shahid, as he wished Shaheen success, was responding to reports that his family and that of Shaheen's have planned that the former skipper's daughter and the fast bowler ...
PCB eyes May-June, September window for PSL 6 completion
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s high-ups put their heads together to look out for a window to complete Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 6 anytime soon this year.
According to the sources, PCB officials sat in a more than three-hour-long meeting here on Friday to discuss possible options to reschedule ...
Peshawar zulmi protest over remarks by PCB
Sami-ul-Hasan Burney, Spokesperson of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that it is totally wrong to blame the Peshawar Zalmi team for postponing the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
This he said while issuing a statement regarding the sixth edition of PSL and its postponement after the emergence of coronavirus cases.
Pashtoon singer arrested after a video of firing viraled on social media
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police arrested Pashto singer Neelum Gul on a charge of resorting to aerial firing in Mardan, on Thursday.
According to the police, she indulged in aerial firing to celebrate purchasing a new car.
The singer was arrested after a video of her firing the gun into the ...
Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch sold for knockdown price
Michael Jackson’s famed Neverland Ranch in California has finally sold, more than 10 years after the death of the pop star.
Billionaire investor Ron Burkle, a former family friend of Jackson, recently bought the sprawling 2,700 acre (1,100 hectare) estate, his spokesman said on Thursday.
The Wall Street Journal said the estate, ...
Anwar Maqsood tests positive for Covid-19
Veteran Pakistani scriptwriter and host Anwar Maqsood has quarantined himself at home after he was tested positive for coronavirus.
The 85-year-old literary figure Anwar Maqsood was tested positive for Covid-19 last week and he has quarantined himself at home.
Anwar was last seen during 13th International Urdu Conference at Arts ...
Google pays tribute to Sheroes on International Women's Day
Google, which has a tradition of commemorating important through creative doodles, has paid tribute to women around the world on International Women's Day.
International Women’s Day is celebrated all across the globe every year on March 8.
Recognizing the importance of women's empowerment, Google has rolled out a 41-second video ...
AirAsia Group plans air taxi, drone delivery service
Malaysia’s AirAsia Group plans to launch an air taxi service and the country’s first drone delivery service as the budget carrier seeks to diversify amid the coronavirus pandemic, the company’s CEO said on Saturday.
As part of the group’s diversification push, it also aims to launch ...
Researchers make focal points with gold particles to fix visual weakness
Imagine seeing the world in muted shades — gray sky, gray grass. Some people with color blindness see everything this way, though most can’t see specific colors. Tinted glasses can help, but they can’t be used to correct blurry vision. And dyed contact lenses currently in development for the ...