Daily Archives: February 8, 2021

Learning to Prevent the Next Pandemic: VaxHunt Game Earns STEM.org Educational Trustmark

The Influenzer Initiative’s online game earns the STEM.org Authenticated™ Educational Product Trustmark VaxHunt: The Quest to Prevent the Next Pandemic WASHINGTON, Feb. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — When it comes to vaccine information and pandemics, words like authentic and trusted

Trade Deficit Increases for Two Consecutive Months

Pakistan’s trade deficit widened by 21.03 percent to $2.601 billion in January 2021 from $2.149 billion compared with the same month last year, according to the data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. This sharp worsening is mainly due

NPMC urges provinces to take measures to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential items

National Price Monitoring Committee has urged provinces to take effective measures to avoid hoarding, black marketing and smuggling to ensure uninterrupted supply of basic commodities at affordable prices across the country. A meeting of the Committee was held in Islamabad

ECC approves Rs.350m for procurement, installation of VAS System

Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet has approved 350 million rupees for procurement and installation of video Analytics Surveillance system for monitoring of the production and sale of sugar. The approval was granted at ECC meeting, which held in Islamabad

Steps being taken to provide better health facilities to masses: Balochistan CM

Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal has said that all necessary steps are being taken to provide better health facilities to the masses. Inaugurating the Trauma and Response center and Burn Unit at District Headquarters Hospital in Zhob, he said the

Asad urges Sindh Govt to ensure vaccination of primary health workers against COVID-19

Minister for Planning and Development, Asad Umar has urged the Sindh government to exhibit responsibility in provision of corona vaccine to health workers. In an interview with private channel, he said administering COVID-19 vaccine to VVIPs is a regrettable incident

Punjab Irrigation Department, NESPAK sign agreement to build dams in province

Punjab Irrigation Department and NESPAK have signed an agreement to build small and intermediate dams in the province. In a tweet, Punjab Chief Minister’s Special Assistant for Information, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said that feasibility study will be done to

30 more buses acquired from China for Peshawar BRT

Thirty more buses have been acquired from China for Peshawar BRT. Spokesman Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in a statement on Monday informed that 30 new buses have left China to join the BRT fleet in Peshawar that would further enhance

Govt taking steps to provide speedy justice to public: Basharat

Punjab Law Minister, Muhammad Basharat Raja says provincial government is taking effective measures to ensure provision of cheap and speedy justice to the public. Talking to a delegation in Lahore, he said that performance of law officers is being monitored,

CDWP approves 4 projects worth Rs. 6.8 bln

The Central Development Working Party has approved 4 projects worth 6.8 billion rupees while recommended 1 project worth 43.32 billion rupees to ECNEC for further consideration. The approval was given at a meeting in Islamabad today with Deputy Chairman Planning