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Tuberculosis diagnosed in more than 250 people in Chachro

Tuberculosis diagnosed in more than 250 people in Chachro

CHACHRO – Tuberculosis has continued to prevail in Tharparkar as more than 250 people have been diagnosed with the disease in Chachru’s small village. Dr Dilip Kumar has told that the patients are facing severe food shortage due to prolonged drought in the village. He said that immediate measures are needed to overcome this deadly […]

What next for Zimbabwe’s embattled opposition?

What next for Zimbabwe’s embattled opposition?

HARARE: Zimbabwe’s main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has fiercely rejected the result of last week’s elections, the first to be held without long-serving despot Robert Mugabe. Here are some of the questions facing party leader Nelson Chamisa after being declared runner-up in the poll that saw his rival President Emmerson Mnangagwa elected with […]

With polls looming, KP police given less than 50pc of funds needed for election day security

With polls looming, KP police given less than 50pc of funds needed for election day security

A severe lack of funds provided to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police force in the run-up to the elections has raised fears that security arrangements for the polls ─ just six days away ─ in the province will be greatly affected. Police high-ups told DawnNewsTV on Thursday that despite the police department submitting a Rs369 million election […]

General polls: SBP declares more than 100 candidates defaulters so far

General polls: SBP declares more than 100 candidates defaulters so far

ISLAMABAD;State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday has declared more than 100 candidates, who submitted their nomination papers for general elections, as defaulters so far. According to details, scrutiny of nomination papers is underway that will continue till June 19. After the process, appeals against the papers can be filed until June 22 however, decisions […]

Key party leaders to contest polls on more than one seat

Key party leaders to contest polls on more than one seat

ISLAMABAD: Heads of the country’s three largest parties – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) – have decided to contest the elections on multiple National Assembly seats in the July 25 elections, Dawn has learnt.PTI chairman Imran Khan will be contesting on three National Assembly seats from Punjab and […]

LANDI KOTAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that provision of basic facilities to the people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) was more important than merging the region with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

LANDI KOTAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that provision of basic facilities to the people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) was more important than merging the region with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Addressing a tribal gathering at Jamrud sub-division of Khyber Agency on Wednesday after inaugurating a 132kv grid station, he said that better education and health facilities, road infrastructure, gas and electricity and all other basic facilities enjoyed by the residents of major cities of Pakistan was also a basic legal and constitutional right of the […]

Quetta: Security forces kill LeJ terrorist wanted for more than 100 murders

Quetta: Security forces kill LeJ terrorist wanted for more than 100 murders

ISLAMABAD; A notorious militant wanted for more than 100 murders was killed in an intense gunfight with security forces in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, the military said. Pakistani forces raided the Killi Almas village on the outskirts of Quetta, capital of the restive Balochistan province, based on a tip that there were suicide bombers hiding […]

Today’s Pakistan better than 2013: Maiza Hameed

Today’s Pakistan better than 2013: Maiza Hameed

Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Maiza Hameed Wednesday said that the situation of today’s Pakistan was better than 2013 and their government believed on service of the people. Talking to APP outside the Parliament House, she said efforts were being made to provide equal facilities to backward areas of the country. To a question, […]

More than 15 members from South Punjab join PTI

More than 15 members from South Punjab join PTI

More than 15 members from South Punjab have decided to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). The leaders, who had resigned from National Assembly (NA), will formally make announcement on Wednesday during a meeting with PTI Chief Imran Khan. PTI member Fawad Chaudhry has also confirmed the news and welcomed them. Party sources told that the new […]