Corona kills 118 more in Pakistan

Despite complete lockdown, as many as 3,785 more people tested positive for coronavirus and 118 lost their lives during the last 24 hours.

Pakistan receives first consignment of COVID-19 vaccines via COVAX facility

Pakistan Saturday received its first shipment of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines (SII-AZ AZD1222) from the COVAX Facility.

Corona surge in South Asia threatens to reverse global gains: UNICEF

We are faced with a real possibility that our health systems will be strained to a breaking point - leading to even more loss of life.

UNHCR welcomes inclusion of Afghan refugees in corona vaccination programme

The UNHCR welcomed Tuesday the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to vaccinate Afghan refugees as part of its COVID-19 vaccination programme.

Incidents of violence, legal actions against journalists increased in 2021: RSF

Rifaqatullah Razarwal PESHAWAR: As International Press Freedom Day is being celebrated worldwide today, a recent report released by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), an international media...

Pakistan, WB sign $400m agreement for KP development projects

Pakistan and World Bank Friday signed the financing agreement for different development projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa worth $400 million.

Eid holidays announced from May 10-15

The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) Thursday announced six holidays, from May 10 to 15 for Eidul Fitr.

Japan and Pakistan agree on debt deferral of JPY 40 billion

Japan and Pakistan agreed on debt deferral amounting to JPY 40 billion for making fiscal space to fight against COVID-19 in Pakistan.

Grand Mufti says not permissible for corona patients to mix with others

The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh says that it is not permissible for coronavirus patients to mix up with others.

Army’s help to be taken for corona SOPs implementation: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday deferred imposition of complete lockdown in major cities with high coronavirus rate.

Industrialists of merged districts complain of tax exemptions withdrawal

Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani has taken notice of alleged violation of tax exemption to traders and investors of merged tribal districts.

FAO to work with KP govt for improving agricultural production in merged districts

The FAO Representative in Pakistan, Rebekah Bell, met with Nafeesa Khattak, MNA, and Mansoor Khattak, DC of Khyber district, KP.