162 new virus cases emerge in Balochistan

98 per cent of the total positi­ve cases in the provin­ce are locall­y transm­itted PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE QUETTA: Balochistan reported 162 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, taking the total... Read more »

Gwadar Port to be highest GDP contributor for Pakistan’s economy

Chief Executive Officer of China’s Overseas Port Holding Company Zhang Baozhong, says Gwadar Port will be a new economic hub of Pakistan and the highest GDP contributor to its... Read more »

Chinese staff back to work at Saindak Project

In order to resume the project and ensure Pakistani personnel’s income, 68 Chinese staff of Saindak Project, Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd. (MCC), arrived in Saindak Balochistan and would... Read more »

Govt allocates Rs2,683.314mn for Maritime Affairs Division

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Government has allocated an amount of Rs 2,683.314 million for the ongoing and new projects of Maritime Affairs Division for the fiscal year 2020-21 under the... Read more »

Pakistan surpasses 139,000 cases of coronavirus – 2,632 confirmed dead

LAHORE – The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan rose to a total of 139,217, according to government data till Sunday morning. ————————————————————————– Total confirmed cases: 139,217 Punjab: 52,601... Read more »

Why India today needs a George Fernandes – columns

They say cometh the hour cometh the man. I’ve no doubt the hour has arrived but the man that comes to my mind is missing. Yet the more I... Read more »

NDMA clears 596,000 hectares of land from locusts

ISLAMABAD           –          The teams of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and other departments have so far treated a total of 596,000 hectares of area during the ongoing locust... Read more »

‘Gwadar to be a node in global shipping’

BEIJING: Zhang Baozhong, Chief Executive Officer of China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC) which operates Gwadar Port said that Gwadar-related activities are progressing well as more than $ 250... Read more »

Game changer CPEC gets Rs21 bn for 2020-21

ISLAMABAD: The Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the year 2020-21 contains around Rs21 billion allocation for projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – once considered a game... Read more »