17 October 2021
  • 6:18 pm Russians return to Earth after filming first movie in space
  • 6:04 pm Indian cricket: BCCI invites applications for head coach, support staff’s jobs of senior men’s team
  • 6:03 pm Bangladesh: 40 injured in clashes in Feni city during protest against vandalism of temples
  • 5:49 pm Country can’t be run on subsidies, Fawad Chaudhry
  • 5:35 pm Merkel meets Erdogan, sees continuity in Germany-Turkey ties
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Three special flights brought on Sunday 1 million doses of coronavirus vaccine from China, a Pakistan International Airlines spokesperson confirmed, as the government steps up efforts to contain the third and most dangerous wave of infections in the country. Three Boeing-777 aircraft were sent to Beijing to receive one million doses of the vaccine, according […]

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At least seven Afghan policemen who were part of a security force guarding copper mines were killed in an ambush by the Taliban on Sunday, officials said, as fighting continued in the violence-wracked country. The attack in the province of Logar came as the top US military commander in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller, said work […]

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan announced on Sunday he would pay fines of inmates who have been languishing in Peshawar central jail despite having served their term. The chief minister made the announcement during his visit to the prison. He sought details of all prisoners who had been unable to pay their fines from […]

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Authorities have closed all public and private educational institutes in Islamabad till Eidul Fitr, the Federal Directorate of Education announced Sunday. The decision was taken at a National Command and Operation Centre meeting earlier this week. “All educational institutions working under the ambit of FDE shall be closed for all students inclusive of SSC and […]

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Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that the main objective behind the formation of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was to bring powerful and corrupt people before the law. The prime minister said this in a video message on the 25th foundation day of his party. He said he came into politics to ensure the supremacy of […]

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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday lauded his party and said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is the only political entity in the country’s history to launch a campaign against corruption. The premier was speaking via a video link on the occasion of PTI’s 25th Youm-e-Tasees (foundation day) and said that more than two decades ago, he […]

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A fire sparked by an oxygen tank explosion killed at least 82 people and injured 110 at a hospital in Baghdad that had been equipped to house Covid-19 patients, an Interior Ministry spokesman said on Sunday. “We urgently need to review safety measures at all hospitals to prevent such a painful incident from happening in […]

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A week-long lockdown will be imposed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Mardan district from Monday, authorities have announced. The decision was made at a meeting held at the Mardan commissioner’s office today. Pharmacies, petrol stations and grocery stores will be exempted from the restriction, the commissioner said. Transport will remain suspended and people will not be allowed […]

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Technology mogul Elon Musk has a lined up a new gig in addition to his jobs as CEO of electric car maker Tesla and spaceship maker SpaceX. He is going to host the iconic TV show Saturday Night Live. Musk’s scheduled May 8 appearance builds upon his recent run of success. Tesla’s stock is worth […]

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