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Virus kills over 100 Pakistanis in New York

There are more than one hundred Pakistanis among the 8,000 people who have died of the coronavirus in the New York region, officials said

PM Imran Khan holds telethon to raise donations for coronavirus relief fund

Prime Minister Imran Khan, while holding a telethon at a private TV channel to raise donations for his corornavirus fund on Friday, said no government could win the war against COVID-19 alone and national unity was needed to defeat the deadly contagion

Pak extends intl, domestic flights suspension till April 21

The Pakistan government has extended the suspension of domestic and international flight operations in the country until April 21 in a bid to contain the coronavirus spread, said a notification issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Pakistan Supreme Court to start work from April 13

All the benches of the Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) will gradually resume work from April 13 despite the increase in the coronavirus cases in the country, it was reported on Friday

PM Imran Khan says burden on healthcare system will increase by month-end

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday warned that the burden on the country’s healthcare system will increase by end of April as the country’s limited hospital capacity deals with the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 situation can worsen in coming days: PM

Islamabad Urging people to maintain social distancing to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned that the situation in the country due to the pandemic could worsen in the days to come, it was reported on Thursday

Pakistan Army responds to Indian airspace 'violation', shoots down quadcopter

Pakistan Army on Thursday shot down an Indian quadcopter that violated the country’s airspace in the Sankh sector along the Line of Control (LoC), a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said

Striking doctors refuse to negotiate with government

Pakistani doctors observed a strike in two government hospitals in the provincial capital in protest against the arrest of young doctors on Monday and refused to hold talks with the government till the acceptance of their demands

FATF grants unexpected relief to Pakistan amid pandemic

Pakistan on Tuesday rece­ived an unexpected relief when it was given a five-month grace period by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to submit its performance report on 13 outstanding benchmarks for foolproof arrangements against money laundering and terror financing

PM Imran Khan reshuffles federal cabinet

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has reshuffled the federal cabinet by changing portfolios and making fresh appointments in different Ministries and Ministerial Departments, his office said

Islamabad to remain under lockdown for another eight days

Pakistan's capital city Islamabad has extended the ongoing lockdown for another eight days as the number of COVID-19 patients rose to 82, it was reported on Tuesday

FATF to review steps taken by Pakistan in June

Pakistan's performance to meet international commitments and standards in the fight against money laundering and terror financing will be reviewed by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) at its meeting slated to be held in Beijing on June 21-26, a government official said

Pakistani cleric, 6 others booked for violating government order

A case has been registered against Pakistani cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz and six others for disobeying a government order imposed against prayer congregations to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, it was reported on Sunday

PIA halts flight operations from Karachi

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suspended its flight operations from Karachi in view of the Sindh governments "forcible" quarantining of its pilots over fear that they might be coronavirus carriers, a media report said

Islamabad HC declares overcrowding in jails unconstitutional

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has declared that overcrowding in jails was unconstitutional and ruled that a prisoner can sue the government and prison authorities for inhumane treatment during incarceration, it was reported on Monday

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Hilsa glut in Barishal

With the doom and gloom surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic slowly subsiding, the west bank of Barishal's Kirtankhola river in Bangladesh has started to see increased activity