July 28: The Express Tribune reported that the number of critical Covid-19 patients in Karachi has reached an alarming level, it was revealed in a meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) held in Islamabad.
NAB seeks cancellation of Maryam, Safdar’s bail in Avenfield case
October 13: The Express Tribune reported that he National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed an application in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking revocation of PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (retd) Safdar's bails in the Avenfield case.
IMF forecasts Pakistan’s growth rate at 4pc
October 13: Dawn reported that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday forecast inadequate growth rate of four per cent for Pakistan coupled with elevated rate of inflation and stubborn unemployment rate during the current fiscal year.
Critically ill Afghans suffer as Taliban tighten Pakistan border
October 13: The Guardian reported that Fareed Ullah has crossed Afghanistan’s border to Pakistan 10 times for treatment for his three-year-old son, Taha, who has thalassaemia major, an inherited blood disorder. Up until the Taliban takeover in August he had never experienced a problem, but when he tried to transit via the Torkham crossing late last month, he was stopped by the Taliban from entering.