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Non-profitable institutions’ privatization is in national interest: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, March 4: :Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday said privatization of non-profitable institutions and unused government properties was in the national interest as it would not only reduce burden on the national exchequer but would also procure financial resources for social and welfare development projects. He said this while chairing …

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Thousands wait for hospital beds in South Korea as coronavirus cases surge

South Korea reported 516 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday as thousands of sick people waited for hospital beds in Daegu, the city at the center of the worst outbreak outside mainland China. The new cases bring South Korea’s total to 5,328, with at least 32 deaths, the Korea Centers for …

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MoU signing ceremony between CGSS and University of the Punjab, Lahore

LAHORE, March 4: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)signing Ceremony was held between Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad and University of the Punjab, Lahore at Lahore. The MoU signing ceremony was followed by lunch. Both the institutions agreed to facilitate cooperation in the areas of mutual interest.It was …

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UN moves Indian SC against contentious citizenship law

SWITZERLAND, March 3: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Michelle Bachelet has filed an intervention application in the Indian Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Indian Ministry for External Affairs said on Tuesday. The petition by the United Nations came amid ongoing protests in India against …

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Govt sends letter to UK authorities seeking Nawaz’s deportation

ISLAMABAD, March 3: The federal government has sent a letter to the UK authorities asking them to deport former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to Pakistan, confirmed Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, a few days after the Punjab government decided to cancel …

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Ajmal Wazir appointed new KPK Information Minister

PESHAWAR, March 3: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government on Tuesday appointed Ajmal Wazir Khan as new provincial minister for information. According to a notification, Shaukat Yousafzai who was earlier serving as KP information minister has been named Minister for Labor and Culture. The portfolios have been switched on the basis …

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Federal Govt finalises plans to provide relief to the nationals: Imran Khan

Says 2020 is the year of jobs and progress for Pakistanis ISLAMABAD, March 3: Prime Minister Imran Khan has declared 2020 as the year of employment and jobs of Pakistanis as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led federal government finalised further plans to provide relief to the nationals, sources reported on Tuesday. …

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Lahore Qalandars beat Quetta Gladiators by 37 runs

LAHORE, March 3: Lahore Qalandars recorded their first victory in the Pakistan Super League 2020 when they defeated defending champions Quetta Gladiators by 37 runs in a high scoring day/night match here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Tuesday. Chasing a huge target of 210 runs, the Gladiators were bowled out …

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World finance officials to consider how to cushion economies against coronavirus

G7 finance officials will on Tuesday discuss ways to bolster their economies against the impact of the spreading coronavirus outbreak, but are not expected to specifically call for new spending or coordinated interest rate cuts, a G7 official said. Finance ministers and central bank governors from the group will hold …

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