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PALPA advises pilots not to operate flights over safety violation; PIA suspends Karachi operations

PALPA advises pilots not to operate flights over safety violation; PIA suspends Karachi operations

With this safety approach, it is better for PIA to stop operations before becoming COVID-19 carrier not only in Pakistan but for rest of...

Coronavirus massively disrupts mobility patterns in Pakistan, reveals Google  

Coronavirus massively disrupts mobility patterns in Pakistan, reveals Google  

Google has identified the changes in mobility patterns in some 131 countries and regions including Pakistan occurred over a month's time period. The reports...

PICSS report shows drop in militant attacks during March 2020

PICSS report shows drop in militant attacks during March 2020

Casualties in militant activities decreased by 64 percent and injuries decreased by 15 percent compared with February 2020, across the country, report. ISLAMABAD: An independent

Careem announces captain support initiatives ‘Being Careem’

Careem announces captain support initiatives ‘Being Careem’

Captains are self-employed individuals earning daily-wages through Careem’s platforms and they will be requiring meaningful support in these challenging times. KARACHI: Careem, the internet...

Corona crises: CM Buzdar announces relief package for Punjab

Corona crises: CM Buzdar announces relief package for Punjab

"The Government of Punjab will make sure that the poor and the daily wage earners are not left alone in their time of need,"...

Shehbaz Sharif ‘walks out’ of online Parliamentary leaders session on Coronavirus

Shehbaz Sharif ‘walks out’ of online Parliamentary leaders session on Coronavirus

The meeting was called by National Assembly speaker Asad Qaiser to discuss the situation regarding coronavirus outbreak. Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz

PR to suspend country wide operations for a week starting today

PR to suspend country wide operations for a week starting today

Trains operating before midnight of March 24 (Tuesday), will be allowed to leave for their destinations. KARACHI: Pakistan Railways (PR) has decided to suspend train

CM Punjab orders closure of shopping malls, picnic spots for two days

CM Punjab orders closure of shopping malls, picnic spots for two days

Number of coronavirus cases rose over 600 in Pakistan.  Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar has announced to shut all shopping malls and picnic spots for...

COAS directs army to assist civil administration in tackling coronavirus

COAS directs army to assist civil administration in tackling coronavirus

Over 500 cases of coronavirus have been reported so far across Pakistan. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has directed army to

PIA suspends international operations after CJP remarks

PIA suspends international operations after CJP remarks

The suspension will be effective at 8 PM starting today (Saturday). Government is pondering to extend the suspension for domestic flights and ground all...

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