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Days of PTI govt are numbered, says Fazl

Maulana Fazl said that opposition parties are gearing up to throw out of power the PTI, which is imposed on the masses through rigged elections.

Pakistan welcomes resumption of US-Taliban talks

Pakistan has welcomed the resumption of talks between the United States and Afghan Taliban which were suspended for the last three months.

200,000 Pakistanis to perform Hajj in 2020

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday signed Hajj agreement for the year 2020 under which as many as 200,000 Pakistanis will perform Hajj next year.

Two fresh polio cases surface in KP, one in Sindh

Three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, including two in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, after which the toll in the country has reached 94 this year.

Over 300 children die every day from AIDS-related causes

Some 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, says UNICEF’s annual statistical update on children.

Slow clearance: Hundreds of goods trucks stranded at Chaman border

A large number of goods trucks carrying different items to Afghanistan under transit trade have been stranded at Chaman border.

Diana Award for APS survivor Ahmed Nawaz

Ahmed Nawaz, survivor of the heinous terrorist attack on Army Public School, has received Diana Award in London for his anti-radicalisation youth campaign.

SC suspends notification extending tenure of COAS Bajwa

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday suspended a notification about extension in service of COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa for another three years.

Pakistan forms advisory group for polio eradication

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has constituted the National Strategic Advisory Group on Polio Eradication and Immunisation.

2 more polio cases emerge in KP, 3 in Sindh

Five more polio cases have been reported in Pakistan after which the tally in the country this year has reached 91 and 67 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Opposition to stage countrywide protests from tomorrow: Durrani

The Rahbar Committee of opposition parties has announced to hold protest demonstrations against the government in all parts of the country from tomorrow.

Rahbar Committee calls off Plan-B

The Rahbar Committee has announced end to the sit-ins in different parts of the country led by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) against the government.

Global watchdog says polio programme politicised in Pakistan

Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) of Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) has turned 2019 a horrible year for Pakistan polio eradication programme.

Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif departs for London via air ambulance

After some delays, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif finally boarded a plane in Lahore on Tuesday morning to go for medical treatment in London.

‘High rate of customs duty hinders Pak-Afghan trade’

Zia-ul-Haq Sarhadi said stakeholders of both countries were concerned over the 2010 ATT agreement.

Police arrest two Indian citizens in Bahawalpur

Police said both the Indian citizens entered Pakistan without passport and documents and a case has been registered against them.