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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | Today's Paper

Inadequate facilities

By Editorial

April 7, 2020 – 6:00 am

It’s hard to believe, but in just a week, normal life in Pakistan has ground to a halt. Businesses deemed nonessential by the government are closed or closing. Classrooms sit empty. Streets are eerily quiet and freeways unimaginably clear. As Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Saturday announced to continue protest against what they claimed provincial government not willing to provide safety kits for doctors performing duties in Sheikh Zahid Hospital and treating Novel Coronavirus patients. In order to record its protest the YDA has locked down the office of Medical Superintendent


Extension of lockdown

By Editorial

April 4, 2020 – 6:00 am

The coronavirus pandemic has created a new reality. And the most salient feature is that the world is heading for a depression. National Coordination Committee (NCC) at its meet ing in Islamabad on Wednesday took a realistic assess ment of the ground situation and decided to extend the period of the restrictions imposed as precautionary measures amid the Corona Virus outbreak in the country.


The worst isn’t over yet

By Editorial

April 3, 2020 – 2:30 am

The federal cabinet on Tuesday reviewed and approved a Rs1.2-trillion economic relief package announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan last week as the number of confirmed cases rise exponentially.


China’s timely help

By Editorial

April 2, 2020 – 2:26 am

Amidst the challenging COVID-19 outbreak, China has sent more consignments to Pakistan. These carry millions of masks, ventilators and other medical equipment. Moreover, an 8-member medical team has arrived in Islamabad to help curb the disease in the country.


China’s timely help

By Editorial

April 1, 2020 – 6:00 am

Amidst the challenging COVID-19 outbreak, China has sent more consignments to Pakistan. These carry millions of masks, ventilators and other medical equipment. Moreover, an 8-member medical team has arrived in Islamabad to help curb the disease in the country.