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  • Wearing face mask made mandatory as second wave of Covid-19 sweeps across Pakistan

    The directive comes a day after Pakistan's active Covid-19 cases surpassed the 11,000 mark and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr Faisal Sultan formally announced that the second wave of the deadly virus had started in the country...

    Today's NCOC meeting, presided over by Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar, decided that wearing of face mask will be mandatory in both government and private sector...

  • Road signs

    During my recent visit to the Naran Valley, I realised that Pakistan has been blessed with the most versatile and oscillating temperatures a country could possess...

    Riding backseat, I was so fascinated by the beauty of my surroundings that I was almost unaware of the potential threat that the road signs were trying, but failing, to convey...

  • Bill for mandatory vaccination tabled

    ISLAMABAD: A bill titled “Islamabad Mandatory Vaccination and Protection of Health Workers Bill 2015” was tabled by Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq on Monday...

    The bill aims to make the universal immunization mandatory and to provide security to people employed as health workers for vaccinating children...

  • National T20 participation mandatory for contracted players

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) annou­nced on Saturday it will not release its centrally-contracted players from Nov 7 to 17 for the T20 leagues in South Africa and Bangla­desh to ensure their presence in the National T20 Cup, being held in Multan and Faisalabad from Nov 7 to 23...

    The National T20 was deferred in September after the tour of the World XI in September for three Twenty20 Internationals of the Independence Cup...

  • Law on mandatory iodised salt

    LAHORE: The Punjab health department has decided to make legislation for mandatory salt iodisation along with Micronutrient Initiative (MI)...

    They assured the participants to play their role for getting the legislation approved by Punjab Assembly for mandatory salt iodisation...

  • Funds sought for mandatory use of umbilical cord medicine to cut neonatal deaths

    KARACHI: The Sindh health department has proposed to the provincial government to approve funds for a next fiscal year project aimed at reducing neonatal deaths, the ratio of which is the worst in Pakistan comparing the rest of South Asia, it emerged on Thursday...

    The project is based on making it mandatory at all health facilities to use chlorhexidine application to minimise complications because of ill-treatment of umbilical cord...

  • Legislation done to make thalassemia test mandatory before marriage, says minister

    Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said that legislation for the prevention of Thalassemia has been done in the National Assembly, according to which blood tests for Thalassemia will be made mandatory before marriage...

    While addressing a function in connection with World Thalassemia Day in Islamabad, the minister said massive awareness media campaign will be launched for the prevention of the lethal...

  • Active websites mandatory for companies: SECP

    ISLAMABAD: Taking serious note of non-compliance, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has issued directions to 496 public non-listed companies to ensure that they operate functional company websites by the end of December 2015...

  • SECP makes CNIC mandatory for dividend payments

    ISLAMABAD: The Securi­ties and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has allowed companies to withhold all future dividends of shareholders who have not provided their CNIC numbers to be written on the dividend warrants...

    The SECP introduced a policy of mandatory bearing of CNIC numbers on the dividend warrants of shareholders in 2001, with an aim to minimise the risk of money laundering, terrorism financing and benami...

  • F-16 deal becomes effective after end of mandatory period

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s deal to purchase eight F-16 jet fighters from the United States became effective on Friday, a day after the US Senate rejected a measure to block the sale...

    “We appreciate the leadership of the US Congress in consistently supporting Pak-US counter-terrorism partnership,” said Pakistan’s Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani while commenting on the Senate vote...

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