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Pakistan welcomes intra-Afghan talks

Islamabad |Thursday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST

Pakistan has welcomed the recent announcement by the Afghan leadership regarding the formation of a negotiation team for the much-awaited intra-Afghan dialogue with the Taliban as per the peace deal s

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Number of corona cases in Pak to rise: Imran

Rawalpindi |Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

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 pande

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Verdict on appeals in Daniel Pearl murder case

Karachi |Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 PM IST

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

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Pak journos visiting quarantine centres to get protective kits

Islamabad |Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 PM IST

The Pakistan government has decided to provide protective kits to journalists visiting quarantine centres and intensive care units (ICUs) to report on the coronavorus pandemic, a top official said her

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Pak govt mulls restoring regular flight operations

Islamabad |Thursday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST

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 (S

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Pak to extend lockdown for 2 more weeks

Islamabad |Thursday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST

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.

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Eight civilians killed in roadside explosion in Afghanistan

Kabul |Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST

At least eight members of the same family were killed and two others injured on Wednesday after their vehicle was hit by a roadside explosion in Afghanistan's restive southwestern province of Helmand,

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Pakistan's COVID-19 positive cases surpass 2,000 mark

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

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 Wedne

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Bangladesh reports sixth COVID-19 death

Dhaka |Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST

Bangladesh reported the sixth death from COVID-19 on Wednesday.

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Bangladesh might extend shutdown of offices

Dhaka |Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday signalled that the shutdown of offices and workplaces due to the coronavirus pandemic may be extended to April 9.

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Sharif exempted from appearing in sugar mills corruption case

Lahore |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST

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

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SL reports 2nd COVID-19 death, cases reach 122

Colombo |Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST

Sri Lanka has recorded its second COVID-19 death, as the total cases increased in the island nation to 122, it was reported on Tuesday.

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