Tag Archives: Pakistan

Deadly surge in IIOJK violence leaves six more dead

Clashes between rebels and government forces as well as street killings left six more dead in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) on Saturday, officials said, as the disputed Himalayan region battles a worsening wave of violence. At least 28 people, including nine civilians, have been gunned down in the …

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Pakistan Army establishes free medical camps in Cholistan

The Pakistan Army has organised free medical and eye treatment camps in remote areas of Cholistan desert, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement on Saturday. In collaboration with the district administration, the special teams of the Pakistan Army are providing free medical treatment to local residents, said the military’s media …

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NCOC eases Covid-induced restrictions

One-day weekly closure of businesses ends, shrines, cinemas open for vaccinated people ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) eased some of the coronavirus-induced restrictions nationwide, in the wake of fall in the number of new cases of Covid-19, and the stepped-up vaccination campaign. On account of a low-risk …

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People get electric shock

ISLAMABAD: Federal Energy Minister Hammad Azhar on Friday said the government would increase the power tariff by Rs1.39 per unit from November 1 because of the increasing circular debt of the country. Addressing a news conference accompanied by Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib, Hammad pointed out …

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India falls behind Pakistan, Bangladesh in hunger index

India’s position on Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021 has further deteriorated after it slipped to the 101st spot out of 116 countries, lagging behind its neighbours Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal. Eighteen countries, including China, Brazil and Kuwait, shared the top rank with GHI score of less than five, NDTV reported …

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Fake news greatest challenge for modern media: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said on Friday that the greatest challenge being faced by the modern media was the dissemination of false propaganda through fake news. Addressing a seminar on “politics and journalism in the age of fake news” organised by Arab News, he said that …

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