ECP’s verdict against PTI’s prohibited funding being implemented as per law: Marriyum

Staff Writer Islamabad: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said this week that implementation on the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) verdict in the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf’s (PTI) prohibited funding case was underway. “The decision in the PTI’s foreign funding case has been given, which is being implemented as per law,” she said in a […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri participates in Pakistani Youth Talent Awards

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week participated in the Pakistani Youth Talent Awards. “Absolute delight to present “Pakistani Youth Talent Awards”. Our youth is our future,” he tweeted after the event. He referred to the Pakistani sportspersons’ achievements in the Commonwealth games. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri expressed satisfaction that Pakistani youth […]

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Sherry Rehman holds Imran Khan to account for damaging policies, ‘misrule’

Staff Writer Islamabad: Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman has hit back at former prime minister Imran Khan for accusing PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif and PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari of bringing Pakistan to its knees economically. In a series of tweets, she said that Imran Khan’s policies and ‘misrule’ have created an ‘economic […]

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Harnessing the power of AI to advance knowledge of Type 1 diabetes

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Missouri, Children’s Mercy Kansas City and Texas Children’s Hospital has used a new data-driven approach to learn more about persons with Type 1 diabetes, who account for about 5-10% of all diabetes diagnoses. The team gathered its information through health informatics and applied artificial intelligence (AI) […]

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Japan provides generous aid for health, scholarship

Newswire Islamabad: Japan this week extended a grant assistance of JPY3,445 million (approx. US$31.4 million) to Pakistan for the extension of maternal and child health care facilities in Sindh.Notes to this effect were signed and exchanged between MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan and Zulfiqar Haider, Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, […]

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US exit should not be allowed to destabilize Afghanistan

Dr Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg Evidence is mounting that the US withdrawal from Afghanistan — before a peace deal can take hold — is destabilizing the country. Armed groups are seeking to increase their territorial control at the expense of the internationally recognized government, attacking officials, security forces and political rivals, as well civilians, including women, […]

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Pakistan, China sign MoU for enhanced defence ties

Gwadar Pro Rawalpindi: Pakistan and Iron Brother China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhancement of defence cooperation between the two friends’ armies. Chinese Minister for National Defence General Wei Fenghe held a meeting with Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa here.He acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan army’s efforts for regional peace and provision […]

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Japan govt to give financial support for shorter hours as virus surges

Tokyo: The Japanese government will financially support shops and restaurants that are asked to shorten their business hours in order to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said.Suga’s pledge came as Hokkaido officials agreed to ask residents of Sapporo to refrain from nonessential outings following back-to-back days of record infections […]

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