Saudi Arabia to continue coronavirus protocols for Hajj pilgrims till vaccine is available: Noorul Haq Qadri

Saudi Arabia to continue coronavirus protocols for Hajj pilgrims till vaccine is available: Noorul Haq Qadri

Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri. Photo: File  Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri on Tuesday said that the Hajj will be performed in a similar way, with the number of pilgrims significantly reduced, unless a coronavirus vaccine is available.  According to  Geo News,  the minister said Saudi Arabia has made it clear … Read more

Coronavirus vaccine over 90% effective, say Pfizer, BioNTech

Coronavirus vaccine over 90% effective, say Pfizer, BioNTech

Representational image. — AFP/Files Pfizer and BioNTech   on Monday said that their jointly developed vaccine was more  than 90% effective in preventing coronavirus,  in what comes as a major development in the fight against the pandemic that has killed over a million people. “Today is a great day for science and humanity. The first set … Read more

Women’s football tournament opened for first time in Saudi Arabia

Women’s football tournament opened for first time in Saudi Arabia

The tournament has been lauded as an important step for the Saudi sports world. — SPA RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s first Women’s Football League tournament was opened here on Tuesday, with 24 teams across Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam competing for a championship cup, and a $133,000 cash prize. After Saudi women were allowed to watch football … Read more

SBP announces Naya Pakistan housing scheme’s subsidy markup rates

SBP announces Naya Pakistan housing scheme's subsidy markup rates

The logo of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). — SBP/Files KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced three different categories of markup subsidy rates for affordable housing finance with a maximum tenure of payment extended to 20 years. “This facility will allow all individuals, who will be constructing or buying a new … Read more

309 coronavirus patients are on ventilators across country: NCOC

309 coronavirus patients are on ventilators across country: NCOC

202 out of 309 patients were put on ventilators in different medical facilities across Pakistan during the second wave of coronavirus pandemic,  reported on Saturday. The statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) stated that 202 COVID-19 patients are on ventilators in three provincial capitals including 84 in Punjab’s capital Lahore, 73 in … Read more

Christian community demands street lights, cleanliness

NAB Balochistan to hold workshop on Corruption in Health Sector

HYDERABAD – The Christian community on Thursday requested Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (HMC) to maintain cleanliness and install street lights in the areas where the community would be celebrating the upcoming Christmas. A delegation of the community led by father Saleem Iqbal of St Andrews Church called upon the administrator HMC Safdar Ali Bughio in this … Read more

PAF Finishing School’s 48th  batch graduates

NAB Balochistan to hold workshop on Corruption in Health Sector

ISLAMABAD -: The graduation ceremony of the 48th batch of PAF Finishing School was held at the Officers’ Mess, PAF Complex here, according to the PAF officials. A press release issued by the APF on Thursday said that Begum Tazeen Mujahid, President Pakistan Air Force Women Association and Patron-in-Chief of PAF Finishing School was the … Read more