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International Communications Union has ranked Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) among top 5 regulators in Asia Pacific region. Pakistan's ICT regulations are 4th generation (G4), more advanced than India's and Bangladesh's 3rd generation (G3) regulations, according to the ITU report titled “Global ICT Regulatory Outlook 2020 (GIRO)”. Only 8% states have managed to achieve G4 status of the 38 economies ranked in Asia-Pacific region. G4 regulations address both economic and social…Continue
A study by researchers at a Singapore University predicts that the current coronavirus pandemic will end in the months of May and June. Specifically, the researchers forecast that 97% of the pandemic will end around May 11 in the United States, May 21 in India and June 8 in Pakistan.…
Covid19 pandemic has brought the world to its knees. It has humbled some of the most powerful nations on earth. It has paralyzed the global economy. It is believed to have started in China, the newest superpower. …Continue
Pakistan Living Standards Measurement Survey (PSLM/HIES) of 2018-19 has revealed that the incomes of the poorest Pakistanis are rising much faster than the those of their richest counterparts. The survey measures changes in incomes, expenditures and living…Continue
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Internet traffic in Pakistan has surged 15% amid COVID-19 lockdown, according to Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA). This spike has occurred in spite the fact that Netflix and YouTube have reduced their bandwidth requirements during the current health crisis.…Continue
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Preliminary results of a US Government study reveal that the sunlight quickly destroys COVID19, the novel coronavirus. The study found that the risk of “transmission from surfaces outdoors is lower during daylight” and under higher temperature and humidity conditions, according to Yahoo News. This latest work reinforces the conclusions of "Will Coronavirus Pandemic Diminish by Summer?", a recent paper written…Continue
In spite of the lockdown, coronavirus continues to spread and target lives across the globe and force people to stay at home. The number of officially confirmed cases globally has crossed 2 million…Continue
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The Teleschool, a new educational television channel, will start transmission today (Tuesday).
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Punjab on Thursday has reported 216 additional coronavirus cases bringing the provincial tally to…Continue
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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Thursday said that the step to ease coronavirus lockdown did not mean that the challenge of corona…Continue
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Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam on Thursday has called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad.
According to sources, both the leaders discussed the matters…Continue
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East-West infrastructure projects in Pakistan pose unique challenges. Sending hundreds of cusecs of water up more than a mile from the River Indus to Balochistan via Kachhi canal is one of these challenges. Another challenge is to improve and expand national east-west highways like N-70. These recently completed infrastructure projects linking South Punjab with Balochistan will boost …Continue
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Can Pakistan's 88% BCG vaccination rate against tuberculosis (TB) help reduce the impact of coronavirus? A New York Institute of Technology study using data from 178 countries has concluded that both the incidence and mortality of COVID-19 are significantly lower in countries with BCG…Continue
I have just learned that a close Pakistani-American friend of mine in Silicon Valley is recovering from the disease caused by COVID-19. He’s a 66 years old man. His age and gender put him in a relatively high-risk category for coronavirus infection. When he took his elderly…Continue
پنجاب جي مختلف اسپتالن ۾ ڪورونا جي مريضن تي مليريا جي دوا جو استعمال شروع ڪيو ويو. ميو اسپتال جي سي او او ڊاڪٽر اسد اسلم موجب اسپتال ۾ ڪورونا ٽيسٽ مثبت ايندڙ مريضن تي مليريا جي دوا استعمال ڪئي پئي وڃي.
ميو اسپتال لاهور ۾ 15 ڏينهن ۾…Continue
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Three more coronavirus cases were reported in AJK on Wednesday, taking the region's tally to nine.
Azad Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Commissioner said the two of the cases belonged to the Bhambore…Continue
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