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  • Jun 13 2020

    Pakistan announce 29-member Test and T20I squad; Sarfaraz Ahmed returns

    The Pakistan Cricket Board on Friday announced the 29-member squad for the Test and T20 series against England to be played in August-September. The tour will follow tour’s of England next month to make sure the English summer registers international fixtures despite the COVID-19 threat.

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  • Jun 13 2020

    Hammad Azhar presented budget for FY2020-21; No new tax imposed

    The federal budget for the financial year 2020-21 was presented in National Assembly by Federal Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar today. The minister explained in detail, his government’s economic goals and why a certain allocation was made to a particular sector while presenting the budget with a total outlay of Rs7.13 trillion.  Themajor […]

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  • Jun 02 2020

    Coronavirus claims 78 more lives in Pakistan, cases surge to 76,398

    Pakistan confirmed 78 more deaths from novel coronavirus in one day as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 1,621 and positive cases surged to 76,398. According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 3,938 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.

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  • Apr 28 2020

    Pakistan’s coronavirus death toll surpasses 300; 3,233 recovered

    Pakistan on Tuesday reported 11 more deaths from novel coronavirus as number of cases across the country reached 14,550 and 312 persons lost their lives, Dunya News reported. According to details, 5,730 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 5,291 in Sindh, 1,984 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 915 in Balochistan while 3,233 patients have recovered […]

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  • Apr 14 2020

    Govt extends lockdown till 30th April, eases restrictions

    ISLAMABAD: In a bid to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the country, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday announced that the lockdown will be extended for further two weeks, with some of the restrictions lifted to facilitate the low-risk industries.

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  • Mar 25 2020

    Govt announces Rs1.2tr financial package ; cut interest rate

    PM Imran Khan a financial-relief package of some $6 billion and cut its benchmark interest rate for the second time in a week in an effort to counter the divesting effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy. Prime Minister Imran Khan on March 24 said up to 200 billion rupees ($1.26 billion) of the […]

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  • Mar 17 2020

    First coronavirus death reported in Pakistan

    The first death due to the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic was reported in Pakistan on Tuesday, confirmed the Ministry of National Health Services. The under-treatment patient was hospitalised in a health facility in the provincial capital of Lahore. Punjab, till now, has eight confirmed cases.   Punjab Health Minister Yasmin Rashid said the patient was brought […]

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  • Feb 26 2020

    Pakistan confirms first two cases of coronavirus

    KARACHI: Two cases of coronavirus have been reported in Pakistan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza confirmed onWednesday, minutes after the first case was reported in the southern port city. “I can confirm first two cases of corona virus in Pakistan. Both cases are being taken care of according to […]

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  • Aug 07 2019

    China says move on Kashmir violates its territorial sovereignty

    China said on Tuesday it opposed India’s decision to revoke the special status of Kashmir, a disputed region sandwiched among India, Pakistan and China, because it undermined China’s territorial sovereignty. “India’s action is unacceptable and would not have any legal effect,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement on the ministry’s website.

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  • Aug 07 2019

    Turkey President Tayyip Erdoğan expresses concern over India’s Kashmir move

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Pakistani counterpart discussed India’s scrapping of Kashmir’s special status on Aug. 5. Prime Minister Imran Khan phoned Erdoğan to inform him about India’s latest move, said the Turkish Presidential Communications Directorate.

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