March 2020 Blog Posts (22)

Corona cases in Pakistan stand at 1,866, death toll climbs to 25

Sindhi News

Pakistan on Tuesday has reported 18 new confirmed coronavirus cases, pushing the total to 1,866.

According to the national dashboard for the coronavirus, managed by the…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 31, 2020 at 3:06am — No Comments

Registration for Corona Relief Tigers force to commence from today

Sindhi News

The registration for Prime Minister Imran Khan's 'Corona Relief Tigers' force will be started from today (March 31), Special Assistant of the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 31, 2020 at 3:02am — No Comments

Pakistan COVID-19 infected tally crosses 1,800

Sindhi News

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan has mounted to 1,848 on Tuesday after new cases reported in different parts of the country.

According to the…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 31, 2020 at 2:59am — No Comments

Coronavirus: Pakistan's Exports Crash Amid Global Health Crisis

Pakistan Textile Industry was celebrating a big milestone with 20% jump in exports in February 2020 when coronavirus struck a heavy blow. Some western retailers canceled orders while others put them on hold as the virus spread to Western Europe and the United States in…

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 27, 2020 at 6:00pm — 16 Comments

World Media Highlight Pakistani-American's Work on Coronavirus

Mainstream western and Indian media have widely covered a recent MIT paper by a Pakistani-American scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on the effects of heat and humidity on coronavirus…

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 26, 2020 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

Pakistan coronavirus infected tally touches 1,000

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan has risen to 1,000 on Wednesday after new cases reported in Sindh, Balochistan, Islamabad and Gilgit Baltistan.

Balochistan government spokesperson confirmed…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 25, 2020 at 3:22am — No Comments

Number of Coronavirus in Pakistan Rises to 908

The number of coranavirus patients in Pakistan climbed to 908 on Tuesday after new cases reported in Punjab and Sindh.

According to sources, with the rise in the number of cases in Sindh stood at 399, in Punjab at 265, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at 38, in Balochistan at 110, in Islamabad…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 24, 2020 at 5:01am — No Comments

Pakistan reports 7th coronavirus death

Punjab on Tuesday has reported its first death from coronavirus after which the toll jumped to 7 in the country. 

According to provincial Health Minister Yasmin Rashid, a 57-year-old patient admitted to Mayo Hospital, has died. 

The number of coranavirus patients in Pakistan climbed to 908 on Tuesday after…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 24, 2020 at 4:23am — No Comments

Pakistani-American Woman Featured in Netflix Documentary "Pandemic"

Dr. Syra Madad, Pakistani-American head of New York City’s Health and Hospitals System-wide Special Pathogens Program, is featured in a 6-part Netflix documentary series "Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak". She had …

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 23, 2020 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan jumps to 803

Breaking News

The number of corana patients in Pakistan rose to 803 on Monday after new cases reported in Gilgit Baltistan.…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 23, 2020 at 4:54am — No Comments

Sindh wears Deserted look, eerie silence Engulfs province as Lockdown Begins

Sindh News

Sindh on…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 23, 2020 at 3:52am — No Comments

Section 144 imposed in Islamabad in a bid to control coronavirus spread

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The city administration has imposed Section 144 in federal capital in a bid to control the coronavirus spread.…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 23, 2020 at 3:04am — No Comments

CM Murad Ali Shah Announces lockdown in Sindh

Sindh News

Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah has announced the lockdown in the province, here on Sunday.…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 22, 2020 at 4:37am — No Comments

ہم لاک ڈاؤن نہیں کرسکتے، عوام خود کو قرنطینہ کرلیں، عمران خان

Urdu News

ہم لاک ڈاؤن نہیں کرسکتے، عوام خود کو قرنطینہ کرلیں، عمران خانوزیر اعظم عمران خان کا کہنا ہے کہ ملک کو لاک ڈاؤن کرنے کی بحث چل رہی ہے،

اس کے بارے میں بتانا چاہتا ہوں کہ اس کا مطلب ملک میں…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 22, 2020 at 4:27am — No Comments

World Happiness Report 2020: Pakistan is the Happiest Nation in South Asia

The World Happiness Report continues to rank Pakistan as the happiest nation in South Asia for several years now. The country ranks 66th among 153 nations surveyed for the World Happiness Report 2020. India ranks 144, Bangladesh 107, Nepal 92, Sri Lanka 130, Maldives 87 and Afghanistan 153. China ranks 94th.  Finland tops the list followed by Denmark second and Switzerland 3rd in the world. …

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 21, 2020 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Chinese Study: Hot and Humid Weather to Reduce Spread of Coronavirus

An increase of just one degree Celsius and 1% relative humidity increase substantially lower the (Covid-19) virus’s transmission, says a study published on March 10, 2020 by Chinese researchers. In an earlier 2009 study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers had found that high absolute humidity can help kill flu virus particles…

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 20, 2020 at 6:30pm — 7 Comments

Can Pakistan Effectively Respond to Coronavirus Pandemic?

Pakistani public health system's ability to deal with Covid19 pandemic is increasingly being questioned with the number of confirmed coronavirus cases spiking in the country. The current hotspot is in southern Sindh province where the provincial government is taking the lead in fighting its spread by shutting schools, closing restaurants and…

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 18, 2020 at 1:30pm — 108 Comments

پاکستان میں کورونا وائرس کا پہلا مریض دم توڑ گیا

لاہور: میو اسپتال میں کورونا وائرس کا پہلا مریض دم توڑ گیا ہے۔

لاہور کے میو اسپتال میں زیرعلاج کورونا کا مشتبہ مریض دم توڑ گیا ہے۔ 50 سالہ غلام عمران کا تعلق حافظ آباد کا شہری تھا۔…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 17, 2020 at 3:25am — No Comments

Women's Day: Gender Gap in Education Narrowing in Pakistan

Women's education, literacy and labor force participation levels remain low in Pakistan but the gender gap is declining in terms of literacy rates and mean years of schooling, according to Pakistan Labor Force Survey 2017-18.  There is about one year gap between men and women in terms of education attained. On average, a Pakistani male born after 1995 will…

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 7, 2020 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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    Pakistan's Per Capita Milk Consumption Reaches 231 Liters

    Per capita milk consumption in Pakistan reached 231 liters (231 Kg) in 2019, according to a new research report entitled ‘Asia – Whole Fresh Milk – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. It has almost doubled from 119 liters per person in 2011. Milk production in Pakistan is the second…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on October 22, 2020 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

    لاڑکانہ پولیس مقابلے میں 6 ڈاکو مارے گئے

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    لاڑکانہ میں انتہائی مطلوب 6 ڈاکو پولیس مقابلے میں…

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    Posted by Sobia Anjum on October 22, 2020 at 1:10am

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