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Pak Nigehbaan app launched regarding availability of ventilators

By Web Desk

June 5, 2020 – 7:20 pm

The National Command and Operations Centre launched an application called Pak Nigehban regarding the availability of ventilators in hospitals across the country.

Govt withdraws Islamabad mayor’s suspension notification

By Web Desk

June 5, 2020 – 7:18 pm

ISLAMABAD: The federal government decided to withdraw the 90-day suspension notification of Islamabad Mayor Sheikh Ansar on Friday.

COVID-19 can render 3mn unemployed, poverty rate may surge to 33.5%: finance ministry

By Web Desk

June 5, 2020 – 7:17 pm

The Ministry of Finance has informed the Senate that the coronavirus pandemic can result in an estimated 3mn people being unemployed and the poverty rate to surge to 33.5%. 

Shehbaz Sharif submits plea to expedite defamation suit against PM Imran

By Web Desk

June 5, 2020 – 7:15 pm

LAHORE: Former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif submitted a plea on Friday to expedite the defamation suit filed against Prime Minister Imran Khan, who made a controversial statement against the PML-N leader two years ago in relation to the Panama Papers case.

Development outlay of Rs1,319 billion approved for budget 2020-21 by APCC

By Web Desk

June 5, 2020 – 7:14 pm

ISLAMABAD: The Annual Plan Coordination Committee (APCC) on Thursday approved national development outlay of Rs1,319 billion for next budget 2020-21 and recommended to National Economic Council (NEC) for launching Rs100 billion special programme to combat COVID-19 with cost sharing of 50:50 both by Centre and provinces.