28 March 2020
  • 5:30 pm China’s special plane carrying relief goods arrives in Islamabad
  • 5:15 pm Coronavirus: 231 schools of KP turned into quarantine centers
  • 5:00 pm 4.4 magnitude earthquake jolts felt in Islamabad
  • 4:30 pm Pakistan Post starts delivering pensions to people’s doorsteps
  • 4:00 pm Ahmed Ali Butt prays for safety of Pakistan’s doctors, police
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Special Chinese plane carrying relief assistance and a team of doctors to fight Coronavirus arrived in Islamabad on Saturday afternoon. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, NDMA Chairman Lt. General Muhammad Afzal, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood, and Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing received the assistance. The Chinese doctors will remain in Pakistan for two weeks and advise […]

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has turned 231 schools into quarantine centers across the province due to growing cases of coronavirus infected. Many of the educational facilities have been made quarantine centers as a precautionary measure and as preparation for an unforeseen rise in those diagnosed with the deadly pathogen. 133 boys schools along with 98 girls schools […]

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An earthquake measuring 4.4 magnitude on the Richter scale was recorded on Saturday that jolted the federal capital along with its adjoining areas. According to the Met officials, the depth of the quake was 176 kilometres inside the with its epicenter being deduced to be the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border. Many came out of their houses in […]

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The Pakistan Post has started delivering pensions to people across the country on their doorsteps, Federal Minister for Postal Services Murad Saeed confirmed on Saturday. More then Rs1.3 million have successfully been delivered to 272,000 pensioners across the country. Saeed has credited the success of the project to the employees of the Pakistan Post and […]

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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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