Emphasizing the importance of a robust public awareness campaign to stem the spread of coronavirus, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday directed the authorities concerned to take care of the coronavirus patients with greater responsibility.
A day after the government and the opposition in the National Assembly agreed to call a physical session of the National Assembly; some 34 opposition members in the Senate on Wednesday submitted a requisition with the Senate Secretariat to immediately con
The Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Dr Sania Nishtar, on Wednesday said that the government had so far distributed Rs 65.249 billion among 5.437 million families across the country.
The parliamentary leader of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) in Senate Senator Sherry Rehman on Tuesday questioned the federal government for spreading "misinformation" and for not applying for the G20 debt relief programme.
The UK on Saturday announced £3.67 million - the first in a series of measures - to give wide-ranging support to help the "poorest and the most vulnerable" people in Pakistan during the coronavirus outbreak as well as for the rapid response of controlling
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday warned that though the number of cases in Pakistan is lower than many other countries of the world, the country might face increased coronavirus cases from May 15 onwards, bringing the healthcare system under a signif
The leader of the house in Senate Shibli Faraz and former chairman Senate Raza Rabbani traded barbs on Thursday as the former dismissed any possibility of convening Senate session within a fortnight while the latter accused the treasury benches of being h
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday reserved its verdict on an intra-court appeal of the federation against the restoration of chairperson Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) Vadiyya Khalil and two other members.
Muhammad Shehzad Arbab, who was forced out of the federal cabinet for refusing to be demoted in a brutal cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Imran Khan, accepted demotion from adviser to the prime minister to special assistant on Saturday.
In a surprising move, Jahangir Khan Tareen, a close aide of Prime Minister Imran Khan, was removed on Monday as chairman of a task force on agriculture after a high-powered inquiry committee established that he remained one of beneficiary in the sugar cri
The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday took stock of government's decisions taken to cope up with the current situation in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak and reviewed progress on their implementation.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday approved a relief package under which each one from seven million daily-wage labourers will be given Rs 3,000 per month. He was chairing a high-level meeting here about possible impact of COVID-19 on the economy, and st
To avoid a potential sharp spike in COVID-19 positive cases despite partial lockdowns in some provinces, the federal government Monday called in the military in aid of the civil administration nationwide.
Declaring coronavirus pandemic as "most dangerous disease the world [has] ever witnessed", director general Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj-General Baber Iftikhar on Monday said that the armed forces were fully aware of their duty and would tak
As government has geared up its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, the death toll from novel coronavirus in the country rose to six on Monday, while the total number of positive cases has risen to 875 across the country. According to official figu
The special assistant to the prime minister on national security Dr Moeed Yusuf on Sunday advised expatriate Pakistanis against returning to the country due to COVID-19 pandemic, which killed three people, left over 600 infected and disrupted internationa
One person was killed and several injured as police fired tear gas in clashes with protesters in Guinea Sunday at the start of a bitterly-disputed referendum that critics say is a ploy by the president to stay in power. President Alpha Conde, who became t