National News

Draw for additional Hajj quota postponed

The Ministry of Religious Affairs has postponed the draw for the additional quota of Hajj for Pakistani pilgrims which was scheduled on May 20.

Ministry of Postal Services opens guest houses for public

Tourists can now pay as low as Rs1200 to Rs3000 to stay in the rest houses.

4 policemen martyred in Quetta blast

Four policemen were martyred and 11 others sustained injuries when a bomb exploded near a police mobile van in Quetta, Balochistan, on Monday.

5 martyred, 6 injured in attack on hotel in Gwadar

Five people were martyred and six others were injured in a terrorist attack on a five-star hotel in Gwadar district of Balochistan on Saturday.

Crackdown launched on anti-vaccination social media accounts

The government has blocked dozens of social media accounts which were used for spreading disinformation about the polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan.

Bill to increase seats of tribal districts presented in NA

A bill was tabled in the National Assembly on Thursday which envisages increase in the seats of tribal districts in the National Assembly and KP Assembly.

Abdul Hafeez’s appointment as finance adviser challenged in PHC

The petitioner said that Shaikh cannot present budget in the national assembly as he is an adviser for whome no oath is specified in the constitution

NA body approves increase in national, provincial seats of tribal districts

The Standing Committee of the National Assembly on Law and Justice Tuesday approved increase in national and provincial assembly seats of tribal districts.

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet today for Ramazan moon-sighting

The meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee for sighting the crescent of Ramazanul Mubarik will be held in Karachi today (Sunday).

Livestock vaccination drive begins in Tharparkar

Livestock and Fisheries department of the government of Sindh launched the PPR vaccination drive in district Tharparkar today

‘Pakistan to keep Torkham border open round the clock for trade from August’

Arbab Shahzad also announced that the government has decided to the status of trade corridor to the route from Peshawar to Torkham

PM offers condolences to families of martyred soldiers

Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday expressed condolence over the death of three soldiers of the Pakistan Army in a cross-border attack in North Waziristan.

Pak, US experts hold consultations on promoting trade, creating jobs

Pakistan and the United States on Thursday held regular consultations under the US-Pakistan Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).

‘Pakistan making efforts for durable peace in Afghanistan’

The Foreign minister has assured them that they will make all-out efforts for peacebuilding not only in Afghanistan but in the whole region

Pakistan observes International Labour Day

Another International Labour Day is being observed in Pakistan and rest of the world today (Wednesday) with similar glaring questions.

‘Pakistan assures US envoy of support for Afghan peace talks’

Khalilzad expressed appreciated for Prime Minister Khan’s recent remarks in support of the peace process and a broader vision for stability and prosperity in the region.