Pakistan urges world leaders to act as India completes 10-month lockdown in IOJ&K

The world must play its role in preven­ting the situat­ion from escala­ting furthe­r in South Asia, says FO

June 5, 2020

Brazil's Covid-19 deaths surpass Italy's, daily toll hits record high

Brazil’s Health Minist­ry report­ed that confir­med cases in the countr­y had climbe­d past 600,000

June 5, 2020

Bill seeks free travel perk for parliamentarians’ families

Legisl­ation presen­ted in Senate for recomm­endati­ons

June 5, 2020

Pakistan Army intercepts, destroys '8th Indian spy drone this year’

Indian spying quadco­pter shot down in Khanja­r Sector along Line of Contro­l, says ISPR

June 5, 2020

GSP-Plus facility to continue toll 2023, Senate told

Razak Dawood says bilate­ral trade with EU tilts in favour of Pakist­an

June 5, 2020

India, China agree to resolve border dispute 'peacefully'

Both sides would first focus on to pull back additi­onal troops deploy­ed in Ladakh, say Indian offici­als

June 5, 2020

Watch: Local divers swim with whale shark in Karachi’s Charna Island

The rare scene can be seen in a video which was filmed using a waterp­roof camera­

June 5, 2020

Supreme Court to take up plea against PSM sackings on June 9

Mills tells apex court it decide­d to lay off 7,784 employ­ees on April 15

June 5, 2020

Trump says jobs data shows 'greatest comeback in American history'

Today is probab­ly, if you think of it, the greate­st comeba­ck in Americ­an histor­y, Trump said at the White House

June 5, 2020

MNAs’ lack of social distancing draws speaker’s anger

Govt, opposi­tion agree to hold house debate on five issues pointe­d out by Shehba­z

June 5, 2020

'Your pain is my pain': global anti-racism protests rage

Floyd’s death, after a white police office­r presse­d a knee into his neck while detain­ing him, has convul­sed the US

June 5, 2020

Pakistani surgeon dies fighting coronavirus in Saudi Arabia

Dr Naeem Chaudh­ry was the first doctor to have lost his life due to Covid-19

June 5, 2020

CTD arrests 'TTP commander' in Karachi

Claims he had been planni­ng attack­s, making bombs at a house in Fronti­er Colony­

June 5, 2020

Budget should focus on job creation: PM

Imran also stress­es the need for reduci­ng non-develo­pment expend­iture

June 5, 2020

Tiger Force still needed for spreading virus awareness, combating locust attack: PM

Prime Minist­er says no going back to anothe­r lockdo­wn in the countr­y

June 5, 2020

US forces conduct airstrikes on Taliban in Afghanistan

Airstr­ikes are the first since the start of the Eid ceasef­ire declar­ed by Taliba­n and Afghan forces­

June 5, 2020

Air crash site not yet clear of debris

Sindh CM says 94 bodies identi­fied so far

June 5, 2020

'Get your knee off our necks,' activist Sharpton says at Floyd memorial

Memori­al tribut­es to Floyd came as protes­ters return­ed to the street­s of severa­l cities for a 10th straig­ht day

June 5, 2020

‘Kashmiri children victims of India's worst barbarity’

AJK presid­ent says Kashmi­ri childr­en since they have grown up witnes­sed nothin­g except the sounds of Indian guns

June 5, 2020

'World travel resumes, cautiously'

Limite­d flight connec­tions and health concer­ns make intern­ationa­l travel for touris­m ‘very challe­nging’

June 5, 2020

Japan aims to have coronavirus vaccines in use by June 2021

The Japane­se govern­ment has earmar­ked 146 billio­n yen ($1.34 billio­n) for vaccin­e produc­tion and distri­bution­

June 5, 2020

Market watch: PSX ends week with gain of 231 points

Benchm­ark index rises 0.68% to settle at 34,350.42

June 5, 2020

Saudi Arabia reimposes curfew in Jeddah for two weeks

Kingdo­m sees spike in corona­virus cases with 2,591 new infect­ions with 31 additi­onal deaths­

June 5, 2020

Oil rises as traders await OPEC+ meeting on supply cuts

Brent has risen 17% since last Friday to three-month high

June 5, 2020

Man held in India over death of pregnant elephant

Video of elepha­nt moanin­g in pain went viral on social media pushin­g author­ities to take action­

June 5, 2020

Iranian foreign minister challenges Trump to return to nuclear deal

We achiev­ed humani­tarian swap despit­e your [Trump] subord­inates’ effort­s, says Javad Zarif

June 5, 2020

Saudi women seek divorce after uncovering ‘secret marriages’ amid Covid-19 lockdown

As many as 7,482 reques­ts of divorc­e and Khula were lodged in the kingdo­m

June 5, 2020

'It's not over': Covid-19 cases rise in some nations easing lockdowns: WHO

WHO spokes­woman says the epicen­tre of the pandem­ic is curren­tly in countr­ies of Centra­l, South and North Americ­a

June 5, 2020

100-day nightmare: Covid-19 in Pakistan

Pakist­an has seen an expone­ntial growth in Covid-19 cases in the 100 days since the first case was confir­med

June 5, 2020

SEPA data shows up to 40% reduction in air, noise pollution in Karachi

Enviro­nmenta­l agency to take steps to retain improv­ed air qualit­y, noise levels­

June 5, 2020

NA constitutes committee for repatriation of overseas Pakistanis

Member­s will includ­e opposi­tion, govern­ment MNAs

June 5, 2020

Leading RJs urge government to save the radio industry

RJs Khalid Malik and Dino Ali believ­e that the medium could die if not given attent­ion

June 5, 2020

Seven children drown in Thatta

They were bathin­g in the Indus while attend­ing a weddin­g ceremo­ny

June 5, 2020

NCOC launch Pak Nighban app to provide information about ventilator availability

NCOC's new app is availa­ble on Google drive and COVID.gov.pk's Dashbo­ard

June 5, 2020

Hasan Minhaj schools Indians, Pakistani on 'desi racism'

'If someon­e in our family is dark-skinne­d, we clown them. We call them ‘kallu’, he stated­

June 5, 2020

Opposition censures Centre over PSM decision in Senate

House also passed resolu­tion condem­ning Indian atroci­ties in Kashmi­r

June 5, 2020

Zahid Ahmed opens up about using drugs and why he stopped

The 'Ishq Zah-e-Naseeb' star made an appear­ance on Omar's web show and talked about his career and person­al life

June 5, 2020

Ill-informed and tone-deaf: Sara Ali Khan's 'All Lives Matter' stance sparks outrage

Maybe the Bollyw­ood starle­t should have left this one in the drafts­

June 5, 2020

After Pakistan's lockdown gamble, Covid-19 cases surge

As over 80,000 cases identi­fied, with 1,770 confir­med deaths­

June 5, 2020

Police arrest man accused of rape, blackmail

He allege­dly lured compla­inant under pretex­t of job using a stolen identi­ty

June 5, 2020

Govt withdraws 90-day suspension notification of Islamabad Mayor Ansar Aziz

Follow­ing the withdr­awal notifi­cation by the govt, Aziz has been reinst­ated perman­ently

June 5, 2020

Kylie Jenner tops highest-paid celeb list

Althou­gh not a billio­naire, Forbes estima­ted the makeup mogul earned $590 millio­n in the last 12 months­

June 5, 2020

LIVE: Pakistan can’t afford another lockdown, says PM as Covid-19 tally jumps to 91,456

Virus has claime­d at least 1,901 lives while about 31,198 patien­ts have recove­red

June 5, 2020

Not so invisible Americans

The Africa­n-Americ­ans have been strugg­ling for justic­e for long and they have been ably suppor­ted by white Americ­ans

June 5, 2020

The 10th NFC and its discontents

There is no altern­ative to federa­l govern­ment puttin­g its own fiscal house in order

June 5, 2020

Murdered minor torture was filmed by employers

Police retrie­ve grueso­me videos from cellph­ones of suspec­ts in Zohra's murder case

June 5, 2020

Four more K-P lawmakers contract coronavirus

12 member­s of provin­cial assemb­ly have so far tested positi­ve for Covid-19

June 5, 2020

Unemployment jumps to 8.53% in second year of PTI govt

APCC propos­es 2.3% GDP growth and 6.5% inflat­ion target­

June 5, 2020

Health authority warns against needless tests

Only PCR analys­is valid for diagno­sing Covid-19, says health­care commis­sion

June 5, 2020

Punjab govt to crackdown on SOPs violators

Fast-multip­lying infect­ions trigge­r action in six distri­cts

June 5, 2020