Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting today for Zilhajj moon sighting

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting today for Shawwal moon sighting

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KARACHI: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet today (Saturday) in Karachi to decide about the sighting of Moon of Shawwal-ul-Mukarram 1441 Hijri or otherwise. Chairman...
SC warns of banning YouTube in Pakistan over objectionable content

SC orders administration to open all markets of Karachi

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ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) while hearing a suo moto case on coronavirus, has directed Commissioner Karachi to open all markets of Karachi. Chief Justice of...
PM Imran failed to take steps to contain coronavirus: Ahsan Iqbal

PM Imran failed to take steps to contain coronavirus: Ahsan Iqbal

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal on Friday has said that the deadly coronavirus has badly hit the economies across the world. While...
PM Imran discusses economic situation caused by coronavirus lockdown

PM Imran discusses economic situation caused by coronavirus lockdown

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ISLAMABAD: The government economic team members on Monday has called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad. According to details, the prevailing economic situation in...
KP CM Mahmood orders strict action against hoarders, profiteers

KP CM Mahmood orders strict action against hoarders, profiteers

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has directed all the district administrations to take strict action against hoarders and profiteers across the province. He...
KP govt decides to convert schools, colleges into sub jails amid coronavirus pandemic

KP govt decides to convert schools, colleges into sub jails amid...

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will be converting its schools, colleges and business centres into sub jails amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to reports, the prisons...
Coronavirus infects 5988 people across Pakistan with 107 deaths

Coronavirus infects 5988 people across Pakistan with 107 deaths

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday has reported 107 deaths from novel coronavirus while the total number of cases has surged to 5988. According to details, 2,945...
Parliament playing its role in wake of coronavirus outbreak: NA Speaker

Parliament playing its role in wake of coronavirus outbreak: NA Speaker

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ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser says parliament is playing its role in the wake of coronavirus outbreak in the country. Addressing a news conference...
Coronavirus takes 40 lives, total cases rise to 2708 in Pakistan Last Updated On 04 April,2020 10:27 am Coronavirus takes 40 lives, total cases rise to 2708 in Pakistan LAHORE (Dunya News) - Pakistani authorities on Saturday have reported 40 deaths from novel coronavirus while the total number of cases has surged to 2708. According to details, 1072 patients have been tested positive for the epidemic in Punjab, 839 in Sindh, 343 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 193 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 175 in Balochistan, 75 in Islamabad and 11 in Azad Kashmir. So far, 130 patients have recovered in the country while 10 are in critical condition. Countrywide lockdown to continue till April 14 In an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus, the National Coordination Committee (NCC) has decided to extend the countrywide lockdown till April 14. Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar informed that goods transport carrying food will remain open, while medicines will be available for the general public in all four provinces of the country. Country cannot sustain an indefinite lockdown: DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) of the Pak Army has said that the country is not in a position to impose total lockdown for an indefinite period of time. He said that the government is taking timely steps and all possible actions are being taken on a daily basis as per the changing situation. The coronavirus has changed the global environment, he added. Major General Babar Iftikhar appealed to the public to stay home and stay safe. He said that the Pak Army is providing full support to the provincial governments, and is stationed all over the country. PM Imran directs not to conceal info regarding coronavirus patients Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed not to conceal any information regarding the number of coronavirus patients at any cost. Imran Khan while directing the provinces to share their data with the NCOC said concealing hiding any information related to the pandemic would be like jeopardizing the national security. The premier also thanked almighty Allah that the coronavirus situation in Pakistan is not disturbing and is under control due to the timely measures being taken by the government and institutions.

US sets new global record with 1,480 virus deaths in 24...

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WASHINGTON: The United States recorded nearly 1,500 deaths from COVID-19 between Thursday and Friday, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, the worst 24-hour...
Taimur Jhagra urges civil servants to provide prompt relief to people

Taimur Jhagra urges civil servants to provide prompt relief to people

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Health Taimur Saleem Jhagra urged civil servants to provide prompt relief to people in this hour of trial. Speaking during...

Afghanistan

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

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At least eight people were killed and 31 wounded Saturday when a barrage of rockets struck densely populated parts of Kabul, officials said, marking...

Thousands of Afghan refugee families benefit from emergency cash assistance

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PESHAWAR: The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has provided emergency cash assistance to over 50,000 vulnerable Afghan refugee families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in...

Terrorists storm Kabul University, Killing at Least 25

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At least 25 people were killed and 22 other wounded when gunmen stormed Kabul University in a 6-hours-long assault that witnessed students left in...

India using Afghan land to destabilize Pakistan: says PM Imran Khan

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India is using Afghanistan’s land to spread chaos in Pakistan, warned Prime Minister Imran Khan while addressing the Pak-Afghan Trade and Investment Forum on...