Balochistan govt confirms 22 more coronavirus cases

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Balochistan has reported Balochistan has reported 22 more coronavirus cases, taking the provincial tally of known cases to 45. Balochistan government spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani confirmed the news. They are all being placed in isolation. The number of known coronavirus cases in Pakistan has reached 326.

Pakistan urges India to lift curfew in IOK amid coronavirus outbreak

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Pakistan has urged the Indian government ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has urged the Indian government to lift the blockade in occupied Jammu and Kashmir in view of the outbreak of coronavirus and the reported cases of infected people there. In her opening statement at the weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui […]

Trade suspends due to PSX loses 1,719 points


Trade suspends Trading at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) was halted again on Thursday when the benchmark KSE-100 index plunged 1,719 points after the start of the morning session Trade suspends. This is the sixth time in the last nine days when trading had to be suspended. The index was at 28,696 points when the […]

Sindh Govt ready to distribute two million ration bags amid corona virus outbreak

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corona virus outbreak KARACHI: The government of Sindh has decided to distribute two million ration bags across the province in a meeting to review novel corona virus outbreak situation, reported by Private TV Channel on Thursday. A meeting chaired by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, also attended by the Corps Commander Karachi, Chief Secretary […]

Policeman shot dead during robbery near Karachi’s Nagan Chowrangi

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A policeman was shot dead A policeman was shot dead during a robbery near Karachi’s Nagan Chowrangi on late Wednesday night. Four men approached Jafar, who was posted in the SSU police. When he resisted the robbery, they shot him. The police say they shot him four times for resisting the robbery. A police team […]

Pakistan cannot afford lockdown: Sindh Governor

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Pakistan cannot afford lockdown KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Thursday said that Pakistan cannot afford a lockdown as country’s economic situation is not the same as that of Europe, reported by Private TV Channel. Talking to media after visiting arrangements at Karachi airport, he said that poor people and daily wage workers will be […]

Hajj 2020 preparations underway as per routine, says Noor-ul-Haq

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Hajj 2020 preparations ISLAMABAD: Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Noorul Haq Qadri Thursday said preparations for Hajj 2020 are underway as per routine, reported Private TV Channel. “The government of Pakistan is in contact with the Saudi government for Hajj 2020”, the minister said in his statement issued here from Islamabad, today. He […]

Qasim Khan takes oath as Chief Justice LHC

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Qasim Khan takes oath Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan took oath on Thursday as the Lahore High Court’s new chief justice. He replaced outgoing chief justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh. Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar administered the oath to Justice Khan in a ceremony at Governor House. The ceremony was attended by Lahore High Court judges, lawyers and […]

Polio campaign suspends in KP five-district amid coronavirus outbreak

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Polio campaign suspends Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has suspended anti-polio campaign in five districts of Khyber Pakhunkhwa due to coronavirus outbreak. While the polio eradication campaign run in KP districts, Charsadda, Mardan Nowshera, Sawabi and Mohmand. The EOC says that polio campaign has been suspended in connection with rising of coronavirus cases in the country. […]

NDMA asks provinces to convert all 3-4 star hotels into quarantine facilities

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NDMA asks provinces to convert ISLAMABAD: The National Disaster Management Authority NDMA has asked provinces to convert all 3-4 star hotels in to quarantine centres in fight against COVID-19, reported by Private TV Channel. According to sources, the NDMA has written a letter to the federal interior secretary and all four provincial chief secretaries in […]