July 15: The New York Times report by Donald G. McNeil Jr. states that the global drive to eliminate polio, which has gone on for 31 years and consumed over $16 billion, has been set back again by a surge of new cases in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Gas price for Punjab, KP made dearer by 2pc
February 11: The News states that the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has permitted the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) to increase its average gas price by Rs 13.42/MMBtu (or 2 percent) for the financial year 2020-21.
American national in Pakistan hunts highest-rated rare Astore markhor
January 24: An American citizen has hunted the highest-rated Astore markhor, a rare species in Gilgit-Baltistan, after paying USD 61,500 as a licence fee during the current hunting trophy season, a Pakistani media report said on Sunday.