Category: News

Azad Kashmir, president, Masood Khan

Chances of Pak-India war very high: Azad Kashmir president

 “The chances of a Pak-India war are very high,” Azad Kashmir President Masood Khan said in a webinar organised on Wednesday by Lahore Centre for Peace and...

Joblessness, Pakistan, World Bank

Pakistan to face unprecedented joblessness in 2021

Pakistanis may face an unprecedented level of joblessness during the fiscal year 2021 (July 2020 to June 2021) as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects...

Abid Malhi, motorway, rape case

Is the ‘main suspect’ arrested in motorway rape case really Abid Malhi?

Police on Oct 12 apprehended prime suspect in Lahore motorway gang rape case Abid Malhi from Manga Mandi area of Lahore. Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan...

NAB, Roosevelt Hotel, PIA

Pakistan’s accountability watchdog orders inquiry into closure of Roosevelt Hotel

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has on Tuesday taken notice of closure of the state-owned Roosevelt Hotel and ordered inquiry...

Pakistan, subsidy, housing scheme, Pakistan housing scheme

Pakistan govt announces Rs 33 billion subsidy for housing scheme

The government will provide Rs33 billion markup subsidy for the construction and purchase of new houses and all individuals are entitled to avail this facility. The...

Motorway incident, Lahore, gangrape, Gujjarpura, Abid Malhi

Main suspect of Lahore motorway gangrape case arrested after police trap

Following days of hide and seek, the main suspect of Lahore-Sialkot Motorway gangrape case, Abid Malhi, was arrested on Oct 12 by the Lahore crime investigation agency...

COVID-19, Coronavius, Pakistan, Pakistan covid-19 vaccine

Pakistan hopes to get COVID-19 vaccine in next six months

With the percentage of positive Covid-19 infections crossing two per cent for the first time in six weeks, Pakistan seems hopeful of acquiring a vaccine in the next six...

Pakistan, Imran Khan, coronavirus, COVID-19

Imran shares ‘good news’ as Pakistan faces second wave of coronavirus

Prime Minister Imran Khan shared rare good news with the people of Pakistan Monday morning as the country continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic. He said that the...

Roosevelt Hotel, New York, Pakistan, PIA

PIA’s Roosevelt Hotel in New York to shut permanently from Oct 31

The Roosevelt Hotel, a Pak­istani possession in the heart of Manhattan, announced on Thursday it would shut its doors on guests permanently on Oct 31. “Due to the...

China, Hong Kong, Pakistan

China praises Pakistan’s support on Hong Kong issue

China praised Pakistan for its “strong support” on its position on the Hong Kong problem during a debate at the United Nations General Assembly’s Third Committee....