- Lahore HC launches email system for bail orders(12:21)
Lahore, April 3 (IANS) The Lahore High Court (LHC) has launched a new âemail system for the district judiciary of Pakistan's Punjab province to send out bail orders to avoid coronavirus infection by following social distancing rules, a media report said on Friday.
- Coronavirus pandemic to render 18.5mn jobless in Pak(12:13)
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) The Pakistan government has estimated that 12.3 million to 18.5 million people in the country will lose their jobs and the economy will sustain massive losses in just three months due to "moderate to severe shocks from the coronavirus outbreak", it was reported on Friday.
- Pak to start week-long repatriation flight programme(11:55)
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Pakistan is set to start a week-long repatriation flight programme from Saturday to bring back its nationals stranded overseas because of disruption of flights and tightening of travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
- Pak to extend lockdown for 2 more weeks(08:46)
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) The Pakistan government has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown for another two weeks until April 14 to contain the spread of novel coronavirus in the country, it was reported.
- Pak govt mulls restoring regular flight operations(08:38)
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) The Pakistan government has been considering restoring regular flight operations after April 4 and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued the Airline Operational Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the April 4-11 period, according to a spokesman
- Verdict on appeals in Daniel Pearl murder case(08:09)
Karachi, April 2 (IANS) The Sindh High Court (SHC) is set to announce its verdict on Thursday on the appeals filed by four convicts in the case of the slain American journalist Daniel Pearl, who was abducted and beheaded in Pakistan in 2002, a media report said.
- Pak opposition leaders question Imran's strategy on corona(23:52)
Lahore, April 1 (IANS) Opposition parties in Pakistan have questioned the strategy of Prime Minister Imran Khan in coping with the coronavirus crisis, charging him with politicizing the tough situation and describing as a "stunt" Khans appeal to the youth to form 'Tiger Force' against the pandemic.
- Number of corona cases in Pak to rise: Imran(23:13)
Rawalpindi, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Wednesday that the number of coronavirus cases will rise in the country, where 27 people have so far died and 2,071 have tested positive for the deadly pandemic.
- Pakistan's COVID-19 positive cases surpass 2,000 mark(14:12)
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 2,039, with 26 deaths reported across the country, according to the latest data released on the website of the Health Ministry on Wednesday.
- Pak universities asked to start online classes(10:00)
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Pakistan's Higher Education Commission (HEC) has directed all universities and accredited institutions in the country to start online classes for the students staying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, said a notification.
- Pak Supreme Court stops prisoners release(08:55)
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has suspended the high courts orders for the release of under-trial prisoners due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported on Tuesday.
- Coronavirus claims 7 lives in a day in Pak(08:42)
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan has increased to 23 after seven fatalities were reported in a day, while the number of confirmed cases jumped to 1,775, a media report said on Tuesday.
- Sharif exempted from appearing in sugar mills corruption case(08:35)
Lahore, March 31 (IANS) An accountability court has exempted former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his nephew Yousuf Abbas from appearing in proceedings of the Chaudhry Sugar Mills (CSM) corruption case till filing of a reference by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), it was reported on Tuesday.