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CJP takes federal, Sindh govts to task over Covid-19 measures; raises questions on PM’s involvement

ISLAMABAD, April 13: The Supreme Court on Monday expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza in tackling the coronavirus outbreak and directed the federal government to remove him from his post. The court, in its order, sought a reply from …

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Two-year-old killed, 4 injured in Indian firing by heavy weapons across LoC: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, April 13: A two-year-old was kikled while four people were injured in indiscriminate firing in the last 24 hours by the Indian army in various districts near the Line of Control (LoC), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday. “Indian Army troops in total disregard to ceasefire agreement and …

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Sindh wants ‘stricter’ lockdown for two more weeks: CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah

KARACHI, April 13: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Monday defended the PPP government’s decision to impose a lockdown in the province in a bid to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus. “We took the extreme step after reviewing and observing what other countries were doing to curb …

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Erdogan rejects Turkish minister’s resignation after corona lockdown criticism

President Tayyip Erdogan rejected the resignation on Sunday of Turkey’s interior minister, who said he was stepping down in the wake of a short-notice coronavirus lockdown which sent people rushing to shops to stock up on supplies. Authorities declared the 48-hour curfew in dozens of cities shortly before 10 pm …

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After bowling well to Babar, I can counter any batsman in the world: Shaheen

After bowling to the number one ranked Twenty20 International (T20I) batsman in the world, Babar Azam, Pakistan pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi believes that he can counter any batsman in the world. In an interview with Pakpassion.net, the young pacer shared that he enjoyed the tough challenge of coming up against …

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Imran Khan appeals to global institutions for debt relief to combat coronavirus

Says pandemic cannot be contained sans global response Says hunger killing people in developing countries due to lockdowns ISLAMABAD, April 12: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday appealed to world leaders, heads of financial institutions, and United Nations to “launch an initiative that will give debt relief to developing countries …

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Lockdown yielding positive results: President

GILGIT, April 12: President Dr Arif Alvi has appealed the people to observe precautionary measures to prevent spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Addressing a function here on Sunday, the President said lockdown is yielding positive results in facing the challenge of COVID-19. He said National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has …

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12 doctors, six paramedics at Multan hospital test positive for coronavirus

Doctors across the country have complained of the shortage of protective gear as the number of cases rise above 5,000: Dr. Sajjad, SG PMA Says if steps to protect the doctors will not be taken, they will sit at home MULTAN, April 12: Vice-Chancellor Nishtar Medical University Dr Mustafa Kamal …

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President, PM greet Christians on Easter

ISLAMABAD, April 12: President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday greeted the Christians, particularly the Pakistani citizens, on the sacred occasion of Easter celebrated on the day. President Alvi, in a message, conveyed his sincere wishes to the Christian community and said the Christian as well as …

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Accelerated development and merger process of the erstwhile FATA into the province is going on without any delay: Mahmood Khan

PESHAWAR, April 12: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved the absorption of 3024 Khasadar Personnel’s of South Waziristan District into the Provincial Police. With the approval of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan, the Home & Tribal Affairs department has issued a formal notification to this effect. It merits a …

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