4 August 2020
  • 9:47 am Kamoke man flees away after killing mother with knife: police
  • 9:47 am Bahawalpur couple arrested on charges of setting eight-year-old on fire
  • 9:47 am Bahawalpur couple arrested on charges of setting eight-year-old on fire
  • 9:47 am Mardan men killed in dispute over pet dog
  • 9:46 am India blocks top Chinese apps Baidu, Weibo, to go off app stores
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Federal Minister Shafqat Mehmood has said that the Corona Tiger Relief Force announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan is not the PTI’s force and anyone can join it. In his address to the nation, PM Khan announced on Monday that his government is forming a force of volunteers to help fight coronavirus. He said it […]

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Karachi exporters have appealed to the Sindh government to allow production activities at the Karachi Export Processing Zone. Business has been suspended at the zone since the coronavirus lockdown in Sindh. Currently, only seven factories that have been exempted from the lockdown are operating. It includes three sanitiser factories, three factories making food items and […]

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The federal government reduced on Tuesday the price of liquefied petroleum gas by Rs39 per kilogram, amid a drop in demand due to the coronavirus lockdown. It will now be available at Rs90 per kg, according to a notification issued by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority. The new price will be effective from April […]

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Sindh now has its first drive-thru coronavirus testing facility in Karachi. The Sindh government established the centre after coordination with the South district administration. It has been set up at the parking area of Bagh Ibne Qasim near the Bahria Icon Tower. People can get tested sitting in their cars. The procedure is simple. You […]

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Pakistani students registered with Cambridge Assessment International Education will be marked through an evidenced-based grading system. This was confirmed by CAIE Pakistan Country Director Uzma Yousuf in a press statement on Tuesday. “We are working to ensure that all of our students around the world receive a fair, valid and globally recognised qualification,” she said. […]

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Tweeting from her Toronto couch two weeks ago, six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser had two words for the International Olympic Committee, which had yet to postpone the Tokyo Summer Games amid the coronavirus pandemic: “Insensitive and irresponsible.” Days later the IOC acquiesced, delaying the Olympics until July 2021 and sparking what some say could be a […]

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Planning Minister Asad Umar urged on Tuesday the masses not to worry about the availability of food items in the country. Umar was briefing the media in Islamabad. His statement came as the country continued to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. He said there was no shortage of flour in the country. The government would […]

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Sindh Governor Imran Ismail opposed on Tuesday the lockdown in Sindh saying that he didn’t consider it a solution to the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Ismail, who is also a leader of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s PTI, told SAMAA TV anchorperson Nadeem Malik that the prime minister had already said that they couldn’t afford a lockdown […]

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China will start releasing information from Wednesday on coronavirus patients who show no disease symptoms, ordering them into quarantine for 14 days, a health official said, after the mainland witnessed its first rise in infections in five days. As local infections peter out and new cases surface among travelers returning home, the existence of virus […]

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday reiterated its advice to people to not wear face masks if they were either not infected by the coronavirus or not caring for a COVID-19 patient. In a media briefing, the WHO emergencies program executive director Dr Mike Ryan said there was “no specific evidence to suggest that […]

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