Modi's call has drawn criticism from people who called for steps to help millions of daily wagers who are now jobless.
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Up to 15pc for foreign direct investment could disappear.
“The president is short-circuiting the process with his gut feelings,” said former dean of Harvard Medical School.
France’s centralised state and powerful presidency make it easier to coordinate the exceptional patient moving efforts.
Most of the $70b package focuses on easing financial and liquidity requirements for banks to free up cash for lending.
“There will be a lot of death, unfortunately,” Trump said Saturday in a sombre start to his daily briefing.
The league is a huge revenue earner for BCCI, is estimated to generate more than $11 billion for the Indian economy.
Physicians say mild cases weren't tested due to limitations because of which they developed complications later.
Every worker will be paid Rs500 per day.
Existing hotel quarantines may not be able to accommodate hundreds of passengers.
Aziz gathered people at Lal Masjid for Friday prayers despite a ban on congregations.
The Punjab govt has only provided 5 per cent of the force's total requirement of protective equipment, says official.
A TV channel, without any medical evidence, claimed that a woman had died at a govt hospital due to Covid-19.
Around a dozen members of medical fraternity have tested positive for coronavirus in the metropolis in just a week.
Doctors and paramedical staff will be provided all the equipment they require, says Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar
According to the British High Commissioner, PIA will advertise eight more flights between April 5 and April 8.
The meeting will likely take place later in the week, sources say.
Roughly half the planet is confined to their homes as schools and businesses have closed.
Healthcare systems across the globe are straining under the surge of patients and lack of medical equipment.
The women's team has also volunteered a three-month pay cut amid the pandemic.
We're all keen to make something happen, says the Newcastle defender.
These are unprecedented, tough and challenging times for the world, says the cricket board.
It's a world problem, it's safer that everything got cancelled, says the Romanian.
It is a very stressful situation across the globe; it has disrupted everything, says the former Test wicket-keeper.
The lockdown will be eased after April 14, says Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.
Headline inflation dropped to 10.2pc in March from 12.4pc in February.
The govt and the opposition are on the same page for providing relief to the people, says chief minister.
The govt's first priority should be taking complementary actions to minimise disruptions of lockdown, says official.
The federation will have to help all provinces by providing ventilators for patients, says PPP chairman.
PTA is trying to pass on responsibility to telecom operators, says Internet Service Providers Association of Pakistan.
The PSQCA has only 105 items under its mandate; the list does not contain sanitizers.
According to the health ministry, the figures are mere projections based on the outbreak in other countries.
Health officials say the slowdown in new infections proves the effectiveness of the lockdown in place.
Premier terms Covid-19 "a very big challenge", says nation will come out of the pandemic stronger.
Report submitted with SC emphasises necessity of training religious leaders on protocols for burial of virus patients.
Faced with Covid-19, what policy measures can Pakistan employ to fight the virus and mitigate the impact from lockdowns.
As the death toll in US climbs, Beijing says its call for observance a chance to mourn virus "martyrs".
The winds of Covid-19 blowing across the world have changed the face of Dubai as well.
“Money is irrelevant. They pay any price because they are desperate,” one high-level German official told Reuters.
PITB-developed app is being used for registering applications for aid.
Funds for scheme approved by the Provincial Development Working Party of the Punjab Planning and Development Board.
Says testing kits provided by NDMA had some accuracy issues and are not being used.
Such trials require volunteers to be briefed about any risks and to give their informed consent.
Decision condemned by House Armed Services Committee.
“The Covid-19 storm is now coming to all these theatres of conflict.” says Guterres.
Lawmaker representing the area condemns incident and calls for the perpetrators to be prosecuted.
The meeting of Opec and allies such as Russia has been scheduled for Monday.
Expenditures could rise by 2pc of GDP; $2.5bn can be repurposed quickly if required.
Investors sought out safe havens in the US dollar and government bonds.
Bank informs customers of safety measures through press release.
Rehman Malik writes to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
The government recently launched a ‘Corona Helpline’ on WhatsApp.
A chartered plane first landed in Karachi then Islamabad to take the US citizens back home.
SC has suspended all high court orders for release of prisoner on bail due to fear of coronavirus spread.
The 50-bed facility has been set up in the newly constructed building.
Known as PGuard, the ‘robocop’ is remotely operated and equipped with infrared and thermal imaging cameras.
The 4,000-bed facility is the first of six temporary hospitals to be set up across Britain to cope with the outbreak.
Analysis of location data from billions of Google users is the largest public dataset available to help authorities.
‘Pandemic Response Effective Project’ will be for social protection measures, food and remote learning education.
US suffers its first 1,000 Covid-19 deaths in a day.
Suggests to petitioner to claim any damages at later stage.
As number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise, Imran visits newly-established NCOC.
UN chief says the worst is yet to come, referring to conflict-hit countries like Syria, Libya and Yemen.
Seven arrested as police officials say most of the mosques in Sindh "responded positively" to the lockdown measures.
Expert says recent information shows virus can spread even when people just speak, as opposed to coughing and sneezing.
DG ISPR lauds media for its "objective reporting" and for making people aware.
All industries that are connected to construction will continue to function, says premier.
It was the first time in over a week that the figure fell from the previous day as the rate of infection also slowed.
"Governments have to make difficult and painful decisions for the greater good of the public," says Sindh minister.
A crippling lockdown has left tens of thousands of refugees jobless.
KP police chief reviews shift-wise duty and strength of the police at different quarantine centres.
The duration of the partial lockdown in the capital has been increased by 10 to 14 days.
"We would sleep without food if people did not provide us with any," says one labourer.
A decline in industrial activities, construction and traffic has significantly improved air quality.
Authorities have imposed a lockdown in Raiwind city which houses over 0.2 million people.
Applicants getting restless, wish to know when and how they will get assistance.
Besides general isolation facility, ICU is also available at the centre.
Other Arab states have locked down districts with large migrant worker populations.
When tested in mice, the prototype vaccine generated a "surge of antibodies" against the virus within two weeks.
“Football will come back, and when it does, we’ll celebrate coming out of a nightmare together,” says Infantino.
Karachi Sports Forum will distribute ration bags and medicines among financially unstable athletes.
Harrison earns an annual salary of some 720,000 pounds.
Exporters say the Sindh govt is still dragging its feet in granting them permission to resume operations.
A package for the construction industry will be unveiled today.
The announcement came after a meeting of the Polio Oversight Board, an expert body coordinated by WHO and partners.
Alyani warns next three weeks would be very difficult as the number of coronavirus cases across the country increase.
Eight residents have also recovered from the virus.
Scientists suspect the coronavirus passed to humans from animals.
Saarc secretary general appreciates Pakistan's proposal, says joint effort required to beat coronavirus.
FM Qureshi says 17 repatriation flights would be flown between April 4 -11.
Spread of pandemic has wrought havoc on schedules of all airlines across the globe.
Rating agency believes State Bank’s recent steps will soften Covid-19 impact on banks.
The largest number of deaths have been reported in Italy, followed by Spain and the US.
Govt seeks innovative ideas to combat virus; confirmed Covid-19 cases surge to 2,419 with 34 deaths.
Modi says the shutdown has helped limit infections but the situation remains far from satisfactory globally.
Funerals have changed for everyone since Israeli and Palestinian authorities imposed stay-at-home directives.