UAE suspends flights from India as Covid cases spike

Some 300 flights a week were operating between UAE and India before ban was announced, according to local media

Updated 4 hours ago
JCP approves 13 names for LHC additional judges

No female nominee is included in the proposed list

Updated 5 hours ago
Scientists sound alarm over 'triple-mutant' strain in India

'Bengal strain' might be more infective and may be capable of escaping a person’s immune surveillance, say experts

Updated 6 hours ago
Jahangir Tareen claims support of 40 PTI lawmakers

Ex-PTI general secretary says some people in Islamabad have assured his group of a meeting with PM

Updated 7 hours ago
Pakistani student blinded, disfigured in acid attack outside her home in US

Nafiah Ikram, 21, and her mother were getting out of their car when a man threw a caustic liquid at her face

Updated 7 hours ago
Pakistan receives 0.5m doses of SinoVac shots from China

PAF special plane bring the consignment which is procured on payment

Updated 8 hours ago
Qureshi pays respects at Imam Raza shrine in Iran

Foreign minister meets custodian of Astan Quds Razavi in Mashhad

Updated 8 hours ago
Pakistan, Afghan, Turkey FMs to discuss Afghan peace in Istanbul

Sole purpose of Isb's efforts to have peaceful, sovereign Afghanistan, says Gen Qamar in meeting with Afghan envoy

Updated 8 hours ago
China willing to help India in Covid-19 fight

China is aware that there is temporary shortage of necessary materials in India, says foreign ministry spokesman

Updated 10 hours ago
India’s top Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan dies of coronavirus

Khan, 96, had been admitted to Delhi hospital and also tested positive for coronavirus

Updated 10 hours ago
Market watch: KSE-100 extends decline over rising infections

Benchmark index sheds 376.93 points to close at 44,929.61

Updated 10 hours ago
Oil extends losses on US stock build, pandemic concerns

India reported world’s highest daily increase in new coronavirus cases, which raised oil demand concerns

Updated 11 hours ago
Foreign exchange: SBP reserves fall $63m to $16.04b

Decrease comes due to external debt repayment

Updated 11 hours ago
Woman loses life savings, sues casino-style app

Wilkinson spent $50,000 on the app, which she said ruined her life

Updated 12 hours ago
Shehzad Arbab reviews performance of ministries in third quarter

The Review Committee gave their feedback on the performance of ministries

Updated 13 hours ago
Millions face hunger as Myanmar crisis worsens, United Nations says

"More and more poor people have lost their jobs and are unable to afford food"

Updated 14 hours ago
Afghanistan, Pakistan and Turkish ministers to discuss Afghan peace prospects

Three-way meeting would cover recent developments in the Afghan peace process

Updated 14 hours ago
Biden expected to recognize massacre of Armenians as genocide

"Any move by Biden to recognize the mass killings as a genocide will further harm already strained ties"

Updated 14 hours ago
SC bench exchanges barbs during Justice Isa's case hearing

Judges at loggerheads over govt's counsel presenting arguments; Justice Baqar walks out

Updated 15 hours ago
Facebook says Palestinian spies behind hacking campaign

Facebook says it has disrupted a long-running cyberespionage campaign run by Palestinian intelligence

Updated 15 hours ago

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    From attendance, quizzes and assignments to posting marks on LMS and CMS, the performance of teachers and staff members remain at variance with professional standards

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