The minister maintains that the current account deficit, which was recorded at 13 billion dollars last year and in 2019-20, it was recorded at 3 billion dollars. Photo: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz on Tuesday said that Pakistan is on the road to economic stability despite the coronavirus crisis that has adversely affected economies around the world.

MULTAN: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has apprehended a man for allegedly blackmailing his former wife in Multan, ARY NEWS reported. According to the FIA, they received a complaint regarding a man involved in threatening his former wife to share obscene videos and photos of her on social media. The FIA team carried out the raid on the complaint and recovered the videos and photos from the possession of the former husband and booked him under cybercrime sections.

Federal Minister Asad Umar says coronavirus has not been eliminated in Pakistan, credits effective implementation of COVID-19 SOPs for decline in number of cases. Photo: file ISLAMABAD: Planning minister Asad Umar on Tuesday warned the nation not to fall back into old habits after COVID-19 restrictions were eased in almost all sectors a day earlier and keep in mind that the coronavirus is still very much a threat.

KARACHI: At least five persons have sustained injuries in a cracker blast carried out by unidentified assailants in Gulshan-e-Hadeed area of Karachi, ARY News reported on Tuesday. Police officials and rescue teams have rushed at the scene and started shifting the wounded persons to the hospital. According to initial

The NCOC held a session today to discuss SOPS ahead of Muharram to avoid an increase in coronavirus cases -- File photo ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) held a meeting Monday to mull over the coronavirus Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) ahead of the Muharram processions, in order to thwart the possibility of a second wave of the infection.

United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) President-elect Volkan Bozkir with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Photo: Foreign Office ISLAMABAD: United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) President-elect Volkan Bozkir said Pakistan is a "good example" for the world to follow when it comes to dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. ?Pakistan has been a good example to the world with its policies related to the global pandemic.

Heavy rains also led to garbage flowing into the rain water after heavy rains in Lahore-- Photo by report Heavy rains lashed Lahore overnight leading to waterlogged streets and roads in the city. Parts of Lahore were choked with traffic jams on Monday morning, while residents also complained of water entering their homes.

Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed heard the case pertaining to the restoration of the Karachi Circular Railway at the Supreme Court. Photo: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed on Monday directed the officials to make sure that the operations of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) start this year. The CJP issued the instructions to secretary railways during the hearing of a case pertaining to the restoration of the mass-transit system at the Supreme Court?s Karachi Registry.

CJP Gulzar Ahmed lambasted Karachi and Sindh authorities over the issues in Karachi in a hearing related to the danger caused by billboards-- File photo KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan lambasted the authorities responsible for Karachi on Monday while hearing a case related to billboards being swept away during strong winds and causing injuries and deaths.

KARACHI: In yet another twist in the matter relating to the appointment of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s brother as Deputy Commissioner Central, the Sindh government on Monday refused to handover his services to the federal government, ARY NEWS reported. Ziaur Rehman is directed by the provincial authorities to continue to serve as the deputy commissioner of the district Central in Karachi.