Over 13m kids didn’t get any vaccine even before COVID-19 outbreak: UNICEF

Millions of children are in danger of missing life-saving vaccines against measles, diphtheria and polio due to disruptions in immunization services.

Displaced and stateless women at heightened risk of gender-based violence: UNHCR

Around the world COVID-19 is taking lives but the virus is also inducing massive protection risks for women and girls forced to flee their homes.

Internet can’t be blocked in merged districts during lockdown: IHC

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has observed that internet service cannot be blocked in merged tribal districts even if there is lockdown or operation.

UNICEF and Microsoft launch learning platform address COVID-19 education crisis

UNICEF and Microsoft Corp. today announced the expansion of a global learning platform to help children and youth affected by COVID-19.

DFID and FAO join forces to help combat desert locust outbreak in Pakistan

The DFID and FAO have virtually signed a project amendment agreement for an additional allocation of UK£1 000 000 to contain the desert locust upsurge.

23 Pakistani nationals arriving from Afghanistan tested positive for coronavirus

In an alarming development, 23 Pakistani nationals arriving in Pakistan during the last two days have been diagnosed with coronavirus.

Ulema agree on conditional prayer congregations, Taraweeh in Ramazan

The government and Ulema on Saturday agreed that prayer congregations and Taraweeh will be allowed during the holy month of Ramazan with some conditions.

US to provide $8 million to Pakistan to combat COVID-19

Ambassador Paul Jones discussed several new ways that the United States is partnering with Pakistan to combat coronavirus. 

UNHCR welcomes Japan’s contribution to support refugees amid COVID-19 outbreak

UNHCR welcomed the contribution made by the Government of Japan to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on refugees and their host communities in Pakistan.

IHC directs restoration of 3G/4G internet in merged districts

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to restore internet service in merged tribal districts.

‘Gender inequalities likely to worsen by COVID-19 in Pakistan’

The paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the specific vulnerabilities that women and girls face because of the coronavirus.

Difficult time for Pakistani labourers in Saudi Arabia, their families

Lockdown in Saudi Arabia has affected Pakistani labourers in the kingdom as they are unable to find work and their families are facing a lot of problems.