RAWALPINDI: Indian troops began indiscriminate firing across the Line of Control late on Friday, which gravely wounded a woman, the Inter-Services Public Relations said in a statement. The army?s media wing said that the Indian troops targetted the civilian population with indiscriminate fire using automatic weapons, rockets, heavy mortars, and artillery.

ISLAMABAD: Sources privy to the government quarters revealed on Wednesday that the national accountability bureau (NAB) has agreed on formation of a joint investigation team to determine culprits of wheat, sugar crisis, ARY News reported. NAB Rawalpindi has been tasked with the primary investigations into the national wheat and sugar crisis scandal.

MATIARI: AS many as 16 suspected patients of COVID-19  on Tuesday fled from the quarantine facility in New Saeedabad, confirmed Deputy Commissioner Ghulam Hyder, ARY News reported.  As per details, 16 people, hailing from Peshawar were kept in quarantine facility in a mosque and a house as a precautionary measure to stop spread of the coronavirus.

Prime Minister Imran Khan interacts with recepients of the Ehsaas Emergency Cash distribution, in Larkana, on Wednesday. ? PID Prime Minister Imran Khan ? who is on a two-day visit to Sindh ? on Wednesday said that the federal government has no quarrel with any province over the 18th constitutional amendment and only seeks to remove specific ?anomalies?.

Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan. ? Geo.tv/File Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Thursday said that the inquiry report of the PIA plane crash ? due to which the nation lost 97 souls ? will be presented in parliament on June 22. "There must be no confusion in anyone's minds that there will be an attempt to save anyone or implicate anyone deliberately," he promised.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday announced that the distribution of relief funds under the Ehsaas Programme to families affected by the coronavirus lockdown will begin tomorrow (Thursday). "Around 17,000 points have been identified for cash distribution," said the premier. According to Dr Sania Nishtar, who is incharge of the programme, 1.2

Squadron leader Zain-ul-Arif Khan was laid to rest at PAF graveyard, Korangi Creek with full military honours. Photo: AFP Funeral prayers for Squadron Leader Zain-ul-Arif Khan, who passed away in the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-8303 plane crash last week, were offered at PAF Base Faisal today. According to a statement issued by PAF, Khan was posted at Air Headquarters Islamabad and was travelling to Karachi to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with his parents.

KARACHI: In a step to mitigate the hardship faced by the daily-wage workers owing to the markets? closure over fears of spread of coronavirus, the Sindh government has decided to compensate the affected workers, ARY News reported. Presiding over a meeting to discuss precautionary measures against the deadly virus, including closure of shopping centres, bazaars and restaurants, Sindh Minister for Education, Labour and Human Resources Saeed Ghani said that the provincial government will provide financial assistance to daily-wage workers within 48 hours.

QUETTA: The number of coronavirus cases rose to 2061 in Balochistan after 44 more people were diagnosed with the infection on Monday, ARY News reported. According to the provincial health department, the death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic in Balochistan reached 27. The spokesperson for the health department said that at least 17541 patients have recovered from the disease thus far.

RAWALPINDI: A man who allegedly killed his three children in Rawalpindi’s Dera Muslim village was arrested from Sukkur on Friday night, ARY News reported on Saturday. According to details, Railway police Sukkur conducted a raid at Pakistan Express and arrested the suspect from Rohri station. SSP Railway said that he was trying to flee to Karachi.