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  • PPP leader wants army medical corps to take charge of hospitals

    ISLAMABAD: The chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Interior, Senator Rehman Malik, asked Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday to immediately hand over all designated hospitals across the country to Army’s Medical Corps to combat the deadly coronavirus...

    We have potentially growing victims of coronavirus and, therefore, identify countrywide good hospitals and hand over their managements to the Army Medical Corps urgently”... ...

  • Army chief stresses ‘consolidation of long-term gains’ at corps commanders meet

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Monday emphasised the “need to consolidate long-term gains” as the military moves towards the conclusion of a large-scale kinetic operation in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata)...

    The director general of Inter-Services Public Relation, Lt Gen Asim Bajwa, said the army chief directed “escalating the pace of intelligence-based operations (IBOs) across the country to...

  • Afghan army delegation meets corps commander

    PESHAWAR: An eight-member delegation of Afghan National Army headed by Corps Com-mander Lt Gen Mohammad Sharif Yaftali called on Commander of 11th Corps Lt Gen Hidayatur Rehman here on Saturday, the Inter Services Public Relations said in a statement...

    Earlier, the delegates laid floral wreath at the Shuhada monument and appreciated sacrifices of Pakistan Army in the fight against terrorism...

  • Lahore Corps overcome Aussie army team

    LAHORE: While Lahore Corps team earned a four-wicket victory against Australian Army team, Jordanian Army’s Ibrahim Hikmat Khalil won the 3...

    In the T20 match, Lahore Corps chased the 131-run target in the 19th over while losing six wickets...

  • Pakistan ranks 138 out of 189 on ease of doing business

    Pakistan has dropped on the World Bank's Doing Business 2016 ranking, placing at 138 out of 189 countries, with a Distance to Frontier (DTF) score of 51...

    The five countries it is easiest to do business in, and their DTF scores:The report says estimated losses in Pakistan due to power outages cost up to 34 per cent of the annual revenue...

  • Pakistan ranks third in executions race with unprecedented number of hangings in 2015

    NEW YORK: Amnesty International reports that there was a dramatic 54 per cent increase in executions globally in 2015, with Pakistan carrying out 326 executions last year – the highest ever recorded by Amnesty International for the country...

    In 2015, Pakistan completely removed a seven-year moratorium on the death penalty after Taliban militants gunned down more than 150 people, most of them children, at Peshawar's Army Public...

  • Pakistan ranks third on global executions list with 324 hangings in 2015

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hanged 324 people last year to rank third worldwide in terms of executions, but the vast majority of those put to death had no links to militant groups or attacks, rights groups said in a report seen by Reuters...

    Pakistan lifted a moratorium on executions in late 2014 as a measure to deter militancy, after a Taliban gunmen attacked a school and killed 134 students and 19 adults...

  • With no Sanga in ranks, Sri Lanka enter new era in Pakistan decider

    PALLEKELE: Sri Lanka will get a glimpse of a future without their batting greats when the decisive third and final Test against Pakistan begins in Pallekele on Friday...

    For the first time in 15 years since Kumar Sangakkara's debut in July 2000, Sri Lanka will take the field in a Test without either him or Mahela Jayawardene in the ranks...

  • Fired up Southee creates havoc in Pakistan ranks

    Tim Southee captured three quick wickets to put New Zealand in a commanding position in the second Test against Pakistan on Saturday...

    Neil Wagner also bagged two wickets as Pakistan collapsed to 76 for five at stumps on day two, still 195 runs behind New Zealand's first innings total of 271...

  • Pakistan’s defeat ranks among all-time great chokes

    DUBAI: Australia are one win away from a One-day International series whitewash against Pakistan after the hosts were left to rue a batting collapse on Friday night that ranks among the all-time great chokes in cricket history...

    Abid Ali — on debut — and Mohammad Rizwan both posted centuries for Pakistan and they were well placed to win the fourth ODI at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium as the hosts needed 66 runs from the...

  • Pakistan ranks 145 on press freedom index

    KARACHI: Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontieres or RSF) on Tuesday released the 2020 World Press Freedom index, indicating that Pakistan has slid down another three places to reach 145th position out of 180 countries...

    According to the RSF, media outlets in Pakistan have been threatened with the withdrawal of advertising...

  • PPP accuses PTI of creating division in opposition ranks

    ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah has blamed the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) for providing indirect support to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government by creating division within the ranks of the opposition...

    Mr Shah said that he felt pain to see the division in the ranks of the opposition...

  • Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives

    NEW YORK: They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league...

    Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press
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