28 March 2020
  • 4:00 pm Ahmed Ali Butt prays for safety of Pakistan’s doctors, police
  • 4:00 pm 600 fake sanitiser bottles seized at Peshawar plaza
  • 4:00 pm Islamabad starts distributing rations among daily wagers
  • 3:30 pm Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approaches Islamabad court for protective bail
  • 3:16 pm Mardan man arrested for raping, murdering eight-year-old girl
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Actor Ahmed Ali Butt has been spending the Karachi lockdown enjoying the weather and bonding with his family by offering Friday prayers together. Taking to Instagram, Butt shared that his wife Fatima Khan managed to clean the porch and prayer mat with Dettol so the whole family could pray together. “It’s beautiful rainy weather and […]

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Six hundred bottles of fake hand sanitiser were seized at a plaza in Peshawar’s Faqirabad. The raid was jointly conducted by the district administration, Peshawar Additional Assistant Commissioner Muhammad Shafiq Afridi and Faqirabad SHO Javed Akhtar. Some arrests were also made. The country is currently facing a shortage of face masks and hand sanitiser amid […]

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The Islamabad administration has started distributing rations among daily wage workers affected by the lockdown in the federal capital. Lower income groups and daily wagers have been distressed ever since the lockdown was imposed across the country on Monday to contain the coronavirus spread. In Islamabad, distribution of ration bags in multiple areas has started, […]

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Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court seeking protective bail in an illegal appointment case against him. Barrister Zafarullah Khan has filed the petition on Abbasi’s behalf on Saturday. It says that an accountability court in Karachi issued non-bailable arrest warrants against the PML-N leader “without recourse […]

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A man was arrested for raping and then murdering an eight-year-old girl in Mardan’s Sheikh Maltoon Town on Saturday, the police said. The man worked for the victim’s father. “He put her body in a sack and then threw it in a storm water drain near her house,” DPO Sajjad Khan revealed in a press […]

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I think of myself as a daily wager, struggling to live day to day, Ibrahim Amin admitted as he worked on a big project for a US-based security company that he’d started two months back. Amin is a senior freelance developer who secures tech projects from abroad but things have become tight ever since the […]

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Singer Meesha Shafi’s current mood is: mask mood. The Leela singer recently took to social media to share a simple DIY face mask. She says it has the potential to transform your skin. In an Instagram post, Shafi said: “So here’s a miracle mask recipe that might hold the potential to transform your skin. Dried […]

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As the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, Pakistani actor Meera has urged fans to improve their immune system and practice social distancing, while jogging in front of the White House. She took to social media to claim that she is practicing social distancing by opting to go for on a walk alone. Meera went onto say […]

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Goods transporters have demanded the government allow them to open workshops and hotels in certain areas, a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan lifted the ban on vehicles delivering goods across the country. All interprovincial and intercity transport had been suspended in Pakistan to curb the spread of the coronavirus. So far, the virus has […]

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More than 5,000 surgical masks and hand sanitisers were seized from a grocery store in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal on Saturday. According to the police, the store had hoarded these supplies and hidden them in their storeroom. “They had planned to sell the items at overpriced rates after a shortage in the market,” a police officer said. […]

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