Web Desk ::14th death anniversary of veteran literary scholar and poet Ahmad Shah Awan commonly known as Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi is being observed on Friday.
He was born on 20th November 1916 in the village Anga of Khushab District. He was given Pride of Performance, Pakistan Academy of Letters’ lifetime achievement award, as well as the country’s highest civil honour, Sitara-i-Imtiaz. He died at the age of 89 on the same day in 2006 at Lahore.
Web Desk ::There has been improvement in the number of recoveries from Covid-19 in the country with figure now reaching 149, 092. 2751 new cases surfaced during the last twenty-four hours taking the tally to 243,599.
These include 85261 in Punjab, 100,900 in Sindh, 29406 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11099 in Balochistan, 13829 in Islamabad, 1619 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1485 in Azad Kashmir.
The death toll from the virus has reached 5058 with 75 more deaths reported over the last twenty-four hours.23,255 corona tests were carried out during this period.