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Sindh disallows food takeaways after sunset, shuts grocery shops

KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided to tighten restrictions rules till Eid holidays to control the surge in coronavirus cases. A meeting of the Sindh Coronavirus Task Force chaired by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has decided to ban takeaways

Asad Umar warns of ‘stronger restrictions’ if SOPs not followed

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar has asked people to be careful as the new strain of COVID-19 spreads faster and is more deadly. In a tweet, the federal minister said hospital daily admissions and people

Google Maps adds new alerts about COVID-19 travel restrictions

SAN FRANCISCO: Google is adding features on its Maps service to alert users about COVID-19-related travel restrictions to help them navigate around cities emerging from the pandemic. The update would provide “relevant alerts” and mandatory precautions allowing users plan their

Rethinking lockdown restrictions

As the nation observed a prolonged Eid break, the number of coronavirus cases spiked in the country. Although Eid this year around was rather different and lacked the unusual festivities, people did not hesitate to visit their friends and relatives

SC intervenes to end lockdown

The lockdown which had been imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus is effectively over. After opening shops, markets and other businesses, the last sticking point was the opening of shopping malls which has been resolved on the intervention

Iran to temporarily reopen all mosques as restrictions ease

TEHRAN: All mosques in Iran will reopen temporarily on Tuesday as the government aims to ease restrictions imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the official news agency reported. The decision to reopen the mosques was made in consultation

Easing lockdown restrictions

The coronavirus crisis situation is far from under control. The number of cases have surged in recent days and deaths have increased while we have yet to reach the peak. Despite the adverse circumstances, the federal government has decided to