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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday took notice of the Lahore motorway rape case and the rape-and-murder of a 5-year-old girl in Karachi, urging authorities to take strict action against the culprits. A tweet from the Prime Minister's Office said...
Accountability Court (AC) of Islamabad on Monday extended judicial remand of ex-premier Shahid Khaqan Abbassi until January 21 in the Liquefied natural gas (LNG) case. Accused in the case Shahid Khaqan Abbassi, Muftah Ismail, Shiekh Imran Ul Haque, Agha Jan,...
DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday that he considered it an honour if Indians were happy over his transfer from the post of DG ISPR. The military spokesperson was speaking to defence reports when he dismissed Indian...
People from religious gatherings and those associated with the Tableeghi Jamaat are to be quarantined wherever they were, Sindh Inspector-General of Police Mushtaq Ahmed Mehar told police officials. The directions from Sindh's top police officer came after it emerged that...
Thirteen people were killed, another sustained wounds when a coach collided with a pickup loaded with petrol in Quetta on Friday. As per details of the appalling incident, the vehicles met a crash at Qila Saifullah Road, Quetta, resulting in death...
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar on Friday said that the government has sent sugar subsidy case to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to bring the case to its logical end. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad...
Anticipating an "extraordinary surge" in COVID-19 cases in the coming weeks owing to the Eid-ul-Azha and Muharram congregations, the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has called for maintaining a high alert status from July 20 till two months. The...
Actress Meera Ji and model-turned-host Iffat Omar indulged in a heated debate over age limits and the shelf life of an actor in which Meera Ji was of the opinion that there was no shelf life of an actor,...
According to its World Economic Outlook (WEO) 2020, the Fund forecasted average inflation rate at 8.8 per cent and current account deficit at 2.5 of GDP. It had estimated current account deficit at 1.1 per cent last year. The Washington-based...
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 80,463 on Wednesday after new infections were confirmed in the country. The province-wise break up of the total number of cases are as follows: Total confirmed cases: 80,463 • Sindh: 31,086 • Punjab: 29,489 • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:...

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