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Covid-19 cases in Pakistan rise to 1717 with 21 deaths

The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 1717 on Monday (30), amid officials stepping up efforts to contain the fast spreading deadly viral...

Emergency flights for tens of thousands stranded by virus in South Asia

Foreign governments on Friday stepped up operations to evacuate tens of thousands of tourists stranded by the coronavirus pandemic in remote locations across South...

Millions of garment makers in dire straits in Bangladesh

THE coronavirus outbreak has affected virtually all aspects of the economy, including the fashion industry, which has been grappling with how to pay for...

India reels from migrant worker Covid-19 exodus

THE total number of Covid-19 positive cases in India rose to 1071 (including 942 active cases, 99 cured/discharged cases and 29 deaths), according to...

UK asks British nationals in Bangladesh to stay

THE British High Commission in Dhaka has said that it is working with the Bangladesh authorities and airlines to support British nationals who want...

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan rise to 1,526

  The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 1,526 on Sunday, amid officials stepping up efforts to contain the fast spreading deadly viral infection. According to...

Raincoats, rubber boots for Pakistani aid workers in coronavirus fight

Pakistan’s biggest charity, famous for its emergency services for the poor, is kitting staff out in rain coats and rubber boots in the battle...

Use soap, not guns, and fight virus ‘bare hands’: Pakistan Video

A deeply conservative, tribal region of Pakistan is spreading an animated, Pashto-language video to warn its population about the coronavirus - and taking a shot at...

Pakistan struggles to limit Islamic prayers 

Pakistani authorities struggled to limit congregational prayers on Friday with devout Muslims defying government orders to stay home, threatening efforts to stem the spread...

Mosques remain open in Pakistan despite virus threats

Worshippers crowded into mosques in Pakistan on Friday, defying warnings about the fast-spreading coronavirus and fuelling fears of a public health crisis in the...