Without global approach Covid-19 cannot be defeated, says PM

Without global approach Covid-19 cannot be defeated, says PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan thanked the G20 countries for providing debt relief to the developing countries that are dealing with the crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic. “I really welcome the debt relief initiative by G20 countries but we cannot come out of this crisis unless we look at this...

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Senior journalist falls victim to Covid-19 in Peshawar

Senior journalist falls victim to Covid-19 in Peshawar

A senior journalist has fallen victim to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the provincial capital making him the province’s first media victim of the virus. A few days ago, Fakharuddin Syed, who worked for a private news channel, was admitted to the Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC), in critical condition with shortness...

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PTI ‘vows to resist’ if Sindh govt reimposes lockdown in Karachi

PTI ‘vows to resist’ if Sindh govt reimposes lockdown in Karachi

Warning the Sindh government against re-imposing a lockdown in the metropolis to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MPA Khurram Sher Zaman said party would condemn such a move by the provincial government. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, he accused the Sindh Party-led Pakistan Peoples government...

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PM Imran places Tiger Force in Sindh under governor

PM Imran places Tiger Force in Sindh under governor

Following the refusal of the Sindh Government to include the Corona Relief Tiger Force in the provincial administrative system, Prime Minister Imran Khan decided to place 154,000 Tiger Force members in Sindh under his party leader and provincial governor Imran Ismail. The Prime Minister took the decision at a meeting...

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Pakistan’s tally stands at 48,091

Pakistan’s tally stands at 48,091

New cases were reported in the country by the National Command and Operation Centre, taking Pakistan’s Covid-19 tally to 48,091. Thirty-two people have succumbed to the virus, bringing the death toll to 1,017 in the world, although at least 14,155 have recovered. Critical condition: 350 patients.

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PIA to begin its operation to repatriate stranded Pakistanis

PIA to begin its operation to repatriate stranded Pakistanis

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will begin its operation around the globe to repatriate stranded Pakistani nationals. On May 22, Islamabad to Milan on May 23, Lahore to Frankfurt on May 27, Lahore to Toronto on May 28 and Islamabad to Oslo on May 29, a special flight will depart from Karachi to...

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Press Release: CASS conducts webinar on recent Kashmir crisis

Press Release: CASS conducts webinar on recent Kashmir crisis

To discuss growing tension along the Line of Control (LoC) and its potential to end up into a serious military escalation between the two nuclear armed neighbours in South Asia. Centre for Aerospace and Security Studies (CASS) organized an international webinar titled “The Recent Kashmir Crisis: Are Pakistan-India Heading towards...

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PM Imran to address World Economic Forum today

PM Imran to address World Economic Forum today

Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the World Economic Forum today via video link. The premier will discuss his initiative for global debt relief.

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First round of PM debt relief consultations begins at the UN

First round of PM debt relief consultations begins at the UN

At the United Nations the first round of consultations on the initiative of the prime minister for global debt relief has begun. The topic was addressed by ambassadors from more than 22 countries. In his opening remarks, read by UN Ambassador Munir Akram of Pakistan, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi...

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‘Peak period of Covid-19 cases from first to third week of June’

‘Peak period of Covid-19 cases from first to third week of June’

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has highlighted the need for joint research and development on Covid-19 among Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India. The minister said we need to measure herd immunity statistics in our region, adding that this is the most dangerous aspect of the virus....

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