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Merged districts medical students convert sit-in into hunger strike

After a sit-in for 11 days, the students from merged tribal districts and Balochistan have now started a hunger strike.

GB, KP govts and UNDP sign agreement to protect people from GLOFs

The signatories agreed that the project scale in GB and KP gives all partners a tremendous opportunity to expand their development agenda.

Only vaccinated pilgrims to be allowed to enter holy mosques in Saudi

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has said that only those pilgrims who have received coronavirus vaccine will be allowed to enter the holy mosques.

PoR card renewal for Afghan refugees postponed due to COVID-19

The Government of Pakistan and UNHCR remain committed to the DRIVE exercise, which will be undertaken as soon as conditions permit.

Pakistan reports 4,767 more corona cases, 57 deaths

The alarming trend of spike in coronavirus cases in Pakistan is continuing as 4,767 new cases and 57 deaths were reported Sunday.

5th edition of Women International Film Festival returns to Islamabad

Over the years, WIFF has aimed to fill the gender gap in film, besides widening appreciation for independent cinema.

Pakistan corona positivity rate crosses 10pc

The coronavirus situation in Pakistan during the third wave has further aggravated as the positivity rate crossed 10 percent on Thursday.

Educational institutions in selected districts to remain closed till April 11

The government has decided that educational institutions will remain closed in selected districts till April 11.

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.

Corona claims 72 more lives in Pakistan

72 more deaths have been reported from corona during the last 24 hours taking the overall death toll in the country to 13,935 on Tuesday.

Fatwa declares corona vaccine permissible under Shariah

In order to counter growing propaganda against coronavirus vaccine, Darul Afta Pakistan has issued a fatwa (edict).

PM Imran Khan tests positive for coronavirus

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has tested positive for coronavirus and he is self-isolating at his home.

Alarming situation as Pakistan corona positivity rate nears 10pc

The coronavirus positivity rate in Pakistan has closed in to 10 percent, which set the alarm bells ringing for the government and public.

Pakistan corona positivity rate climbs to 7.8 percent

Amid new spike in coronavirus cases during third wave, Pakistan has reported a total of 3,495 cases in the last 24 hours.

Unicef trains Parent Teachers’ Councils in 680 schools of merged districts

The Unicef Pakistan has supported activation and training of 680 PTCs in 680 schools of the newly merged tribal districts.

Solar power can fix chronic electricity outages in merged areas: study

Merged Areas Electrification Diagnostic Study was launched in an event held in Islamabad by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).