Monday, March 30, 2020

Mosques to remain open in Pakistan, as govt, clerics agree over arrangements

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Noor ul HaqQadri on Thursday announced that the countrywide mosques would remain open amid coronavirus pandemic with limitations applied to congregation within their premises during five-time prayers and...

Collective efforts needed to save humanity from deadly Coronavirus; says Modi

NEW DELHI: A day after he announced countrywide lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the effort was to win the battle against coronavirus in 21 days and emphasised that social distancing is...

Bilawal urges Centre to do more against COVID-19

KARACHI: Amid rising number of coronavirus cases in the country, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday urged the federal government to take stronger steps against the pandemic, ARY News reported. 

Dire consequences of Indo-Pak nuclear war, world will face worst famine; German study

FRANKFURT (Germany): A nuclear conflict between India and Pakistan that uses less than one per cent of the world's nuclear arsenal would have severe consequences and long-lasting impact on the global food security that will...

10 special economic zones to be set up in all provinces Imran Khan...

Nation special report ISLAMABAD: In pursuance of his economic drive, Prime Minister Imran Khan has has approved the establishment of 10 special economic zones (E Z) in 33 provinces and privatization of...

US to arm Indian VVIP planes with strategy missile system

NEW DELHI: India has signed a Rs 1,2000m deal with the United States for buying protection suites to protect the two new Boeing VVIP planes from missile attacks that will be used to ferry...

Trump again offers mediation on Kashmir as Modi briefs him positive developments

NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday conveyed to the United States on Tuesday that there has been a "great deal of positive developments" in Jammu and Kashmir and two groups of envoys including US ambassador Kenneth...

Saudi Arabia temporarily suspends entry for Umrah amid coronavirus fears

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Thursday temporarily suspended the entry of pilgrims who visit the Kingdom for the purpose of Umrah and visiting the Prophet's Mosque, in an attempt to ensure public safety by preventing the...

Govt not willing to let Maryam leave country, no threat to PTI Govt; says...

Nation special report LONDON: Pakistan’s Federal Law Minister Farogh Naseem has shrugged off rumours and speculations of downfall of PTI Government saying all such gossips are groundless and unfounded. “No threat to...

US to modernise India’s armed forces with Integrated Air Defense Weapon System ...

WASHINGTON: The Donald Trump administration has approved the sale of an Integrated Air Defense Weapon System (IADWS) to India for an estimated cost of $1.867 billion. "The State Department has made a...