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All resources to be utilized to protect people, economy from coronavirus effects: Imran Khan

Says unified educational system to equip students to cope with modern days’ challenges ISLAMABAD, March 19: :Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday said in order to check the spread of coronavirus in the country and protect the people and economy from its effects, the government was in contact with international institutions …

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We are heading towards a lockdown: Bilawal

KARACHI, March 19: PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Thursday “we are heading towards a lock-down”, a day after the country reported its first two deaths from coronavirus. “The Sindh government took measures as soon as there was news of an outbreak in China,” said Bilawal, as he addressed …

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President signs Zainab Alert Bill into law

ISLAMABAD, March 19: President Dr Arif Alvi Thursday signed the Zainab Alert, Response and Recovery Bill, 2020 into law, providing for a maximum sentence of life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1 million on the perpetrators of child abuse. “I have just signed the Zainab Alert Bill into law. …

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No Pak-China trade stoppage amid Covid-19 pandemic: Foreign Minister

ISLAMABAD, March 19: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has rejected the impression that there would be any stoppage of trade between Pakistan and China in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. In an interview to a Chinese media house, he said the two great nations have maintained transport and trade links …

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China has provided $4 mln aid, medical equipment to Pakistan: Hammad Azhar

ISLAMABAD, March 19: China has provided aid worth $4 million to Pakistan, alongside medical face masks and ventilators, Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Azhar announced on Thursday. In a post on Twitter, Azhar expressed gratitude to China and said that the ally had provided “grant assistance of USD 4 million along …

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UK braces for coronavirus shut down as London stations close

The United Kingdom was bracing on Thursday for the virtual shut down of London as underground train stations across the capital closed and Prime Minister Boris Johnson mulled tougher measures to tackle the coronavirus crisis.As the coronavirus outbreak sweeps across the world, governments, companies and investors are grappling with the …

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Imran Khan directs not to compromise on facilities at quarantine centres

Says Govt trying to ensure easy availability of medicines DERA GHAZI KHAN, March 18: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday directed not to compromise on quality of facilities at quarantine centres in order to curtail the risk of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The prime minister presided over a meeting …

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Army Officer, three soldiers martyred, seven terrorists killed in North Waziristan IBO: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, March 18: Seven terrorists have been killed and four security officials were martyred during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) conducted in North Waziristan, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said Wednesday. The spokesperson of the armed forces said the security forces have carried out an action on terrorist hideouts in Datta Khel …

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Two COVID-19 patients die in KPK, infection tally rises to 294

PESHAWAR, March 18: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has confirmed two deaths from novel coronavirus in in KPK, as total number of COVID-19 infections, with 19 fresh cases in Balochsitan, rose to 294 in the country on Wednesday. The 50-year-old patient had arrived from Saudi Arabia on March 9, K-P government officials …

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