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Pakistan’s daily Covid-19 cases cross 3,000 for first time since July


November 25, 2020

Pakistan has reported more than 3,000 daily coronavirus cases and 59 deaths during the last 24 hours. This is the highest daily total of infections the country has reported since July 9. Data from the government’s portal to track the spread of the disease in the country shows that 3,009 infections were reported on November 24, taking the national total …

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Pakistan shares dossier on India’s ‘terror campaign’ with UN secretary general


November 25, 2020

Pakistan has handed over a dossier on India’s terror campaign to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, urging him to prevail on New Delhi to desist from its illegal and aggressive activities. The secretary general promised to “study the dossier and take appropriate action”, said Pakistan’s envoy to the UN Munir Akram, who presented the dossier to the UN chief on Tuesday afternoon. …

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6 Pak Army major generals promoted to lieutenant general rank


November 25, 2020

Six major generals have been promoted to the rank of lieutenant general, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) announced on Wednesday. In a tweet, the military’s media wing said those promoted included Maj Gen Akhtar Nawaz , Maj Gen Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, Maj Gen Salman Fayyaz Ghani, Maj Gen Sarfraz Ali and Maj Gen Muhammad Ali. …

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Lawyer causes alarm in SC courtroom by revealing he has Covid-19


November 25, 2020

A lawyer caused a brief panic in the Supreme Court on Wednesday when he revealed during a hearing that he was suffering from Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The episode occurred while Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed was hearing a case in a full Courtroom No.1 in Islamabad. “I am appearing in your court despite having corona,” …

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Senior PPP leader Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar passes away in Lahore


November 25, 2020

Senior PPP leader and former defence minister, Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar, passed away at his Lahore residence on Wednesday. He was 74. Earlier this month, Mukhtar, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, had been admitted to the Shalimar Hospital, a health facility he and his family helped to develop. Mukhtar had undergone a surgery in the United States some time ago. At …

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Dubai ruler allowed to ‘export’ 150 falcons


November 24, 2020

KARACHI: The federal government has issued a special permit to Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed Al Maktoum, Vice President of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai, to “export” 150 falcons of rare species from Pakistan to the UAE, sources on Monday. According to the sources, the permission was issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and delivered to the UAE’s …

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PM’s move to make country’s sports structure effective


November 24, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday directed the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination to come up with recommendations for making the country’s basic sports structure effective in consultation with stakeholders. He gave this direction during a meeting with Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Dr Fehmida Mirza who called on him here and exchanged views about administrative matters relating to sports activities …

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CTD officials foil suicide attack on Lahore police station


November 24, 2020

Officials from the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Tuesday said they foiled a possible militant attack by killing a suspected would-be suicide bomber when he tried to sneak into a police station near Lahore. According to a statement released by police, the suspected militant was killed in an exchange of fire early on Tuesday when he shot at guards after being …

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Pakistan sees highest Covid-19 positivity ratio of this season


November 24, 2020

• 19pc of cases found in educational institutions • NCOC reports 38,348 active patients • PMA says virus more lethal in second wave ISLAMABAD: The highest positivity ratio of the current season was recorded on Monday as Pakistan continues to reel under the impact of Covid-19. According to the data released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the …

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No restrictions on Nawaz, sons to arrive in Pakistan for Begum Shamim’s funeral: Shibli


November 24, 2020

Information Minister Shibli Faraz on Tuesday said there were no restrictions in place on former premier Nawaz Sharif, his sons and former finance minister Ishaq Dar barring them from coming to Pakistan to attend the funeral of the PML-N supremo’s mother. Nawaz and Shehbaz Sharif’s mother, Begum Shamim Akhtar, passed away in London on November 22. She was in her 90s and …

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