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Public debt, Pakistan, PTI, government, State Bank of Pakistan

Public debt increases to Rs 34.5 trillion just 9 months

The central government’s debt increased at a double-digit pace to Rs34.5 trillion by the end of May 2020 on an annualised basis, according to State Bank of Pakistan....

Ombudsman, Kashmala Tariq, President, Arif Alvi

President wants laws amendments to make Ombudsman institution more effective

President Dr. Arif Alvi has underlined the need of amending the existing laws to make the institution of Ombudsman more effective and to provide free of cost and...

Faisal Iqbal, Malala Yousafzai, birthday

Ex-cricketer Faisal Iqbal pictured with Malala, shares the snap on her birthday

Former Pakistani Test cricketer Faisal Iqbal shared on Twitter his picture with activist Malala Yousafzai to wish the latter on her birthday. Faisal, who is quite active...

Indonesia, contest, insulting words, coronavirus, COVID-19, Indonesia coronavirus contest

Indonesia launches contest to use insulting words against COVID-19

Jawasastra Culture Movement, an association of activists in Indonesia launched has launched a contest “Sayembara Misuh Internasional 2020” of using insulting words...

WHO, coronavirus, COVID-19, WHO coronavirus

‘No return to normal life soon,’ WHO makes it clear

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that too many countries were bungling their response to the coronavirus pandemic, meaning there could be no return to...

Bilawal, PTI, corruption, Bilawal PTI

‘You cannot spell CorruPTIon without PTI,’ – Bilawal takes a dig at govt

Chairman Pakistan People’s Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, mocked the ruling PTI government, saying the word corruption cannot be spelled without ‘PTI’ in it....

Turkey, paragliding, Hasan Kaval

WATCH: Turkish paragliding instructor takes couch, TV into the sky

A Turkish paragliding instructor rigged up a couch and a TV so he could become a “couch potato” hundreds of feet in the air. Hasan Kaval, 29, of Izmir,...

Kids, schools, return, coronavirus, covid-19

Ten million kids ‘may never return to school’ after virus

Story by AFP The coronavirus pandemic has caused an “unprecedented education emergency” with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk...

Pakistan climate change goal, Pakistan, Malik Amin Aslam, Pakistan, climate change

‘Pakistan achieves climate change goal 10 years ahead of deadline’

Pakistan has achieved an important goal by achieving the Sustainable Development Goal – 13 ‘Climate Action’ 10 years ahead of its deadline, revealed the United...

Drone age, United Nations, military drone age

World entering new military ‘drone age’: UN expert

Story by AFP The world is entering a military “second drone age” with uncontrolled proliferation and no standards governing their use, a United Nations...