ECC approves $150m grant for coronavirus vaccine

Around 10 million people are expected to be provided a vaccine cover from these purchases, the ECC said. Photo: AFP ISLAMABAD: Economic Coordination Committee approved $150 million technical supplementary grant to book coronavirus vaccines from international manufacturers, The News reported on Saturday.  The decision was taken evaluation of a proposal submitted by the Ministry of […]

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China backs Pakistan’s efforts to combat terrorist forces, safeguard nations and regional peace

Commending Pakistan’s contribution to the international counter-terrorism cause, Beijing on Friday backed Islamabad’s efforts to combat terrorist forces and safeguard national and regional peace and security. “China opposes terrorism in all manifestations and any double standard on counter-terrorism,” said Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian while responding to a question about Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood […]

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Currency rate: Pakistani Rupee against Saudi Riyal on November 21

KARACHI: The buying rate of the Saudi Riyal was Rs43 while it was sold at Rs43.5 in Pakistan’s currency market on Saturday, November 21. Meanwhile, the following are the rates of the US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound, UAE Dirham, and other foreign currencies in the open market today. The information has been obtained from […]

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November 21: Today’s gold rates in Pakistan — market opening update

A Reuters file image of gold bars. KARACHI: A single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is being sold at Rs113,200 on Saturday at the opening of trading in the bullion market after the price of the precious metal increased by Rs500 during the intra-day trading. Likewise, the price of 10 grams of 24k gold […]

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Opposition parties doing ‘reckless politics’ over people’s safety: PM Imran Khan

PM Imran Khan. Photo: PTI Criticising the Pakistan Democratic Movement for its insistence on holding a jalsa despite rising coronavirus cases in Peshawar, Prime Minister Imran Khan accused opposition leaders of “playing reckless politics with people’s safety”. “The same PDM members who wanted a strict lockdown and criticised me earlier are now playing reckless politics with people’s […]

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Esra Bilgic aka Halime Sultan looks drop dead gorgeous as she unveils her new look

Turkish beauty Esra Bilgic aka Halime Sultan has stunned her fans as she flaunted another brand new look with super glam snaps. The Turkish star wowed fans with her jaw-dropping beauty as she debuted a glamorous new hairstyle. Esra, who shot to fame with her role as Halime Sultan in historical Turkish series Dirilis: Ertugrul, […]

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