Monday, July 22, 2024

Armeena Khan gets coronavirus vaccine along with husband

Pakistani film and TV actress Armeena Khan got her coronavirus vaccine along with her husband in England. The Sherdil actress turned to Instagram and shared a video of her receiving the jab. Armeena wrote, “Just got my vaccine done! I’m so relieved and grateful. It didn’t hurt at all, it was super quick...

Shoaib Akhtar lost for words after KRL Stadium in Rawalpindi named in former pacer’s honour

Former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar on Saturday said he was lost for words after the "historic" KRL Stadium in Rawalpindi was named in his honour.  "Humbled and honoured to share that the historic KRL Stadium in Rawalpindi has been renamed as Shoaib Akhtar Stadium," shared the Rawalpindi Express on Twitter.  The...

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by six wickets, Test series levelled at 1-1

Afghanistan after a hard grind have defeated Zimbabwe at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium as they chased down the target of 108 for the loss of four wickets. The Test series leveled at 1-1. Both teams will now lock horns in the three-match T20I series, starting from March 17. Earlier, Zimbabwe...

FBR issues Sales Tax General Orders for specified sectors

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued four Sales Tax General Orders for four specified sectors ie Tobacco, Sugar, Cement and Fertiliser under the provisions of Section 40C(2) of the Sales Tax Act, 1990. The development comes after the license of the Track and Trace system was awarded to the successful bidder.

British Airways finished restrictions on passengers to travel UK

British Airways’s new boss said vaccinated people should be allowed to travel without restriction and non-vaccinated people with a negative COVID-19 test, as he set out his ideas for a travel restart a month before the UK government finalises its plans. Holidays will not be allowed until May 17 at the earliest, the government...

Authorities fail to control hike in chicken prices

The local authorities have completely failed to check and control the hike in chicken prices as chicken meat being sold at Rs500 per kg in Karachi and other parts of the country, ARY News reported on Sunday. The prices of chicken have gone up considerably with chicken meat being sold at as high as...

PM Imran Khan launches olive plantation drive in Nowshera

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched the olive plantation drive in Nowshera which is the part of Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme, ARY News reported on Monday. PM Khan was accompanied by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) governor, chief ministers, Adviser to PM on climate change Malik Amin Aslam and Defence Minister Pervez Khattak.

Myanmar civilian leader urges people to defend themselves

Referring to the chaos in Myanmar as the “darkest moment” in the country's history, the acting leader of Myanmar’s parallel civilian government said it will seek to give people the legal right to defend themselves. The comments from the leader come after the death toll in protests against last month’s coup exceeded 80, according...

Sindh re-introduces COVID-19 restrictions

KARACHI: The Sindh government on Monday ordered the closure of all markets at 10pm and directed businesses to re-implement the 50% work-from-home policy (detailed notification below) amid a resurgence of coronavirus cases in the country.  A notification to this effect was issued by the Sindh Home Department in the afternoon. Apart from the measures...

Islamic Scholar Engineer Muhammad Ali Mirza survives second assassination attempt

 LAHORE (Rana Ali Zohaib) One of Pakistan’s prominent Islamic scholars and YouTuber Engineer Muhammad Ali Mirza Sunday survived a second assassination attempt. The Jhelum-based preacher escaped without injuries and is safe and sound. The sources said the attacker visited the Quran academy at the weekly meeting and attempted killing with a knife while taking...