Gulf Times - Pakistan
UAE adds Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka to travel curbs list

UAE adds Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka to travel curbs list

The United Arab Emirates will bar entry to non-UAE resident travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka starting on Wednesday to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus, it said on Monday.

Pakistan tightens borders as Covid-19 cases soar

Pakistan tightens borders as Covid-19 cases soar

Pakistan has closed land crossings with Iran and Afghanistan for travellers and slashed international flights as the government warned of a "critical" few weeks ahead in the battle against Covid-19.

Pakistan to start private imports of CanSino Covid-19 vaccine for sale this week

Pakistan to start private imports of CanSino Covid-19 vaccine for sale this week

A private company in Pakistan will begin receiving shipments of China's CanSino Biologics Covid-19 vaccine this week for commercial sale, an official at the company's local partner told Reuters on Monday.

QRCS delivers food aid to pandemic-affected families in Pakistan

QRCS delivers food aid to pandemic-affected families in Pakistan

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is implementing a Covid-19 response project in Pakistan by supporting vulnerable communities worst affected by the pandemic.

Pakistani PM wins vote of confidence amidst opposition protest, boycott

Pakistani PM wins vote of confidence amidst opposition protest, boycott

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan won a vote of confidence from parliament on Saturday in a session marked by opposition boycott and protest.

Duraid – Pakistan’s entertainment tsar

Duraid – Pakistan’s entertainment tsar

Momina Duraid, Pakistani producer, speaks about where she intends to venture in now that she has been rolling out content soaring ratings for over a decade.

Pakistan lab expects Sputnik V doses for commercial sale in a week

Pakistan lab expects Sputnik V doses for commercial sale in a week

A Pakistani lab will soon receive Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine for commercial sale, a company official said on Sunday, making Pakistan one of the first countries to market shots privately as it scrambles to secure supplies.

Qatar Charity distributes hygiene kits to orphans in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi

Qatar Charity distributes hygiene kits to orphans in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi

Qatar Charity (QC) distributed 100 personal hygiene kits to orphans in the Rawalpindi district, Pakistan, aiming to raise awareness about Covid-19 at schools.

Pakistan secures 17 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine through Covax

Pakistan secures 17 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine through Covax

Pakistan has secured 17 million doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine under a global scheme to deliver coronavirus treatments to developing nations, a government health official said on Saturday.

Longtime Pakistani expat cherishes old day memories

Longtime Pakistani expat cherishes old day memories

His father was one of the first few goldsmiths who got established in Doha. He himself went on to learn the skill and trait of being a metalworker from a well-known teacher in Qatar during late 1960s.

Pakistani man killed during TikTok stunt on train track

Pakistani man killed during TikTok stunt on train track

A young man was hit and killed by a train in Pakistan while being filmed walking along the tracks for a TikTok stunt, police and rescue officials said Saturday.

Body of American mountaineer found near K2 in northern Pakistan

Body of American mountaineer found near K2 in northern Pakistan

Pakistan's military located the body of American mountaineer Alex Goldfarb-Rumyantzev on Monday in the Karakoram mountains in northern Pakistan, the second death of a foreign climber in the area in less than a week.