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Pakistani security forces kill four terrorists in Balochistan

The Pakistan Army said that security forces have killed four terrorists in Balochistan province during an operation

Former Pakistan PM Sharif to virtually participate in multiparty conference

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is currently in London for treatment, will virtually attend the opposition-led multiparty conference (MPC) scheduled to be held on Sunday

PM Imran Khan's tax payment surged 172% in 2018

The tax payment by Prime Minister Imran Khan surged by 172 per cent to Rs282,449 in tax year ending on June 30, 2018 from Rs103,763 a year ago, while that of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi saw a robust increase, making him the highest taxpaying parliamentarian in the country

Over 700 virus cases in Pakistan in 24 hours seen after a month

As the country recorded more than 750 COVID-19 positive cases after a gap of one month, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Friday said that 13 educational institutions were closed down during the last 24 hours for flouting health guidelines and standards operating procedures (PSOs)

Over 35 Pakistani educational institutions shut for flouting SOPs

Within 72 hours of Pakistan reopening educational institutions accross the country after six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 35 of them were asked to shut for flouting health guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs) laid down by the government to prevent the virus' spread

Polio cases in Pakistan this year touch 72

The total number of polio cases in Pakistan so far this year has reached 72, after nine fresh cases were detected in Punjab and Balochistan provinces, according to health authorities

Pakistan High Commission in London receives warrants for former PM Sharif

The Pakistan High Commission in London has received arrest warrants sent by the Imran Khan-led government for former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, it was reported on Friday

Pakistan to soon make 'occupied' Gilgit-Baltistan its fifth province

The Imran Khan government is soon going to integrate the  Gilgit-Baltistan region (whose status is disputed by India) by making it Pakistan's fifth province

Revamped domestic structure to produce world-class cricket players: Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday reiterated that the revamped domestic cricket structure will help produce high-quality talent in the country which will excel at the international level to take Pakistan cricket to great heights

22 Pakistani educational institutions close in 48 hrs

At least 22 educational institutions across Pakistan have closed in the last 48 hours due to non-compliance of health protocols or standard operating procedures (SOPs), according to the National Command Operation Center

Pakistan freezes 964 assets of banned JuD, JeM

The Pakistan government has frozen 964 properties of proscribed outfits Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), the interior ministry informed the Senate on Wednesday

Stringent law to curb child abuse, rape on the cards in Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced that the government will soon introduce three-tier legislation providing for registration of sex offenders, exemplary punishment for rape and child abuse and effective policing

Pakistan suffers setback to import 1.5m MT wheat

Amid a serious setback to a four-month-old plan to import 1.5 million metric tons of wheat due to refusal of Punjab to pay high price, the federal government on Wednesday once again “failed” to finalise the import modalities despite the soaring prices

Nearly 96% of Pakistan's Covid patients have recovered: Report

Nearly 96 per cent of Pakistan's coronavirus patients have made a successful recovery, a status report issued on Wednesday by the country's nerve centre monitoring the pandemic read

Educational institute in Islamabad sealed after coronavirus cases

An educational institute in Islamabad has been sealed after the emergence of 16 Covid-19 infections, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Tuesday