July 09, 2020 12:49 (IST)
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Pakistani PM Imran Khan's special assistant on health tests positive for COVID-19

Islamabad/Xinhua: Special Assistant to Pakistani Prime Minister on Health Zafar Mirza confirmed on Monday that he had quarantined himself at home after being tested positive for COVID-19.

Baloch poet rejects literary award from Pakistan govt due to state’s oppressive policies

Islamabad/IBNS: A Baloch poet has rejected an academic award from Pakistan citing the Imran Khan government’s policies ‘inflicted’ on Balochistan that have ‘subjugated’ the populace.

MQM leader urges world leaders to take note of Pakistan PM Imran Khan referring Osama Bin Laden a 'martyr'

London: Muttahidda Qaumi Movement's (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain has urged world leaders to take serious note of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's declaration of slain ex-Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden as a martyr.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan faces backlash for calling Osama Bin Laden 'martyr'

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan PM Imran Khan is facing criticisms in the country after he described former Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden a 'martyr'.

Human rights experts discuss plights of minorities in Pakistan

Washington: Human rights experts recently discussed the condition of minorities in Pakistan and expressed their hardships and sufferings in the south Asian nation at a time when the world is combating COVID-19.

Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Minister for Agriculture Janbaz Khan dies due to COVID-19 infection

Quetta:  Another key Pakistani regional minister has died after he was infected by COVID-19, media reports said.

Pakistan: CPEC gets Rs 21 bn for 2020-21, experts believe project placed in 'cold storage'

Islamabad: Once it might have been considered as a game changer in Pakistan but the recent attitude towards it did not reflect much positive impression as the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the year 2020-21 contains around Rs 21 billion allocation for projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), media reports said.

PM Imran Khan warns Pakistan citizens against COVID, says "masses not taking it seriously"

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that many people in the country are not taking novel coronavirus seriously and are behaving irresponsibly which has lead to a surge in cases.

COVID-19 peak might be reached by end of July: Pakistan PM warns

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Monday warned his countrymen that the peak of COVID-19 cases might be reached by the end of July or at the beginning of August.

Imran Khan's position as PM is passing though dangerous situation: Human rights activist Amjad Ayub Mirza

Glasgow: Referring to the poor economic condition of Pakistan and growing conflict between Imran Khan and the country's Army, Glasgow-based human rights activist Dr. Amjad Ayub Mirza has said the future of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf  (PTI) chief as the PM of the country is in danger.

Sudden increase in corona cases is deeply unsettling: Shehbaz Sharif

Islamabad/IBNS: PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif has said if a strategy was in place at the time of the imposition of lockdown or when the decision was taken to lift it then the number of Coronavirus cases in the country would not have increased at a rapid speed.

PIA plane crash in Pakistan: Death toll touches 97

Karachi/IBNS: The death toll due to the crash of a  Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-8303 from Lahore, with 91 passengers and eight crew members onboard, close to the Karachi Airport on Friday now stands at 97, media reports said.

We have to live with the virus this year: Imran Khan

Islamabad/IBNS: Defending his government's decision to ease the lockdown, Pakistan PM Imran Khan said people of the country need to learn the art of living with the COVID-19 virus this year.

Covid-19 cases under reported in Pakistan: Opposition blames Imran Khan govt

Islamabad:  Main opposition party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), has accused the government of under reporting the number of Coronavirus cases in the country and claimed that the tally has crossed the 1,00,000-mark.

Pakistan govt allegedly imposes ban on Balochistan Human Rights Commission's website

Quetta/IBNS: In yet another attempt by the Pakistani authority to curb down the Baloch voices, PM Imran Khan-led administration has imposed an indefinite ban on the official website of Human Rights Commission of Balochistan, media reports said.