Political atmosphere getting hotter amidst second wave of coronavirus pandemic

Abdul Qayyum Afridi PESHAWAR: Defying repeated warnings from the government, the opposition’s alliance, Pakistan Democratic Movement held five massive public meetings in major cities of...

Hajj pilgrims to get corona vaccination ahead of Zilhaj

The Saudi Arabian government has announced SOPs for the pilgrims coming to the kingdom for Hajj 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

KP govt hints at blocking SIMs, travel ban on unvaccinated people

The minister said the percentage of fake certification is low in KP, and the government is taking action against those involved in it.

No end in sight to lady health workers woes amid rising cases of Omicron...

Abdul Qayyum Afridi Health department officials are trying to speed up the Covid-19 vaccination in the face of spread of Omicron variant in the province. In...

Nowshera teachers contract coronavirus, 16 schools closed in KP

After Peshawar, now 10 employees of a school in Nowshera have been diagnosed with coronavirus after which they have been quarantined.

Government’s cold-shoulder response to expats’ sufferings invites widespread criticism

Tariq Aziz The overseas Pakistanis suffered heavily due to the Coronavirus pandemic. While thousands had lost their livelihoods due to the prolonged lockdowns and travel...

Fake, unauthenticated SM content about Covid19 prove helpful in virus’ spread

Abdul Qayyum Afridi PESHAWAR: When the coronavirus pandemic was claiming lives across the world, the internet particularly social media was abuzz with disinformation in Pakistan...

What corona infected lactating mothers should do to feed infants?

The real challenge lies for parents who aspire to strike a balance between earning livelihood and ensuring social distancing as well.

30 test corona positive at Peshawar Airport from Doha inbound flight

In an alarming development, at least 30 passengers arriving from Doha on Sunday at Peshawar Airport tested positive after coronavirus tests.

Heirs of health workers who lost their lives to Covid-19 waiting for compensation’s payment

Mehrab Shah Afridi and Tayyab Mohammadzai Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Young Doctors Association that heirs of several of health staff who lost their lives due to pandemic...

Local tourist spots in Khyber become popular during lockdown

After closure of tourist spots due to coronavirus lockdown, tourists started visiting picturesque sites in merged tribal districts.

Japan grants $9.5 million to Pakistan for confronting COVID-19

Japan has extended a grant assistance of JPY 1 billion to Pakistan for enhancing its capacity to confront COVID-19 and other diseases.