July 2020 Blog Posts (20)

Has Intel's Indian-American Techie Risked America's Global Technology Leadership?

Intel has recently fired its Indian-American chief engineer Venkata Murthy Renduchintala, who also served as Group President of the Technology, Systems Architecture and Client Group (TSCG), for failure to deliver 7 nanometer semiconductor technology on schedule, according to Reuters. …

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 29, 2020 at 11:38pm — 4 Comments

How to Charge Solar Panel Without Sun?

As the huge expenses of electricity have shifted the people’s minds towards the investment in solar panels. Solar panels are becoming the way to common in culture. Solar energy has become one of the sources of saving money. But there is a contrary point what if there is no solar energy or the weather is cloudy having no sun?

Is there any alternative to charging solar panels with no sunlight at all!

Oh yeah, there are some other means of charging solar panels but what are they?…

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Added by Amna Sheikh on July 29, 2020 at 4:59am — No Comments

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari arrives in Lahore on one day visit

Punjab News

Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari arrived in Lahore on a day-long visit in the wee hours of Tuesday. 

According to…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on July 28, 2020 at 1:16am — No Comments

British Airways plans to restore Pakistan flights from Aug, seeks details of arrangements

Pakistan Breaking News

The British Airways on Tuesday has decided to restore Pakistan flights from August after suspension owing to COVID-19 pandemic which claimed 5,865 lives so far in the country and…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on July 28, 2020 at 12:41am — No Comments

Pakistan coronavirus infections tally falls sharply with 936 new cases

Coronavirus in Pakistan

The number of corona cases in the country has climbed to 275,225 on Tuesday after more infections were reported in different parts of the…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on July 28, 2020 at 12:37am — No Comments

گجرات میں 11 سالہ لڑکے کو مبینہ زیادتی کے بعد قتل کردیا گیا

Pakistan Urdu News

گجرات میں 11 سالہ لڑکے کو مبینہ زیادتی کے بعد قتل کردیا گیا۔



تفصیلات کے مطابق، گجرات کے نواحی علاقے سے 11 سالہ لڑکے کو مبینہ زیادتی…
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Added by Sobia Anjum on July 27, 2020 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Cat contracts coronavirus in England

Science and amazing news

A pet cat has contracted coronavirus in England, the government said on Monday in the first confirmed case of an animal being infected with the virus…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on July 27, 2020 at 10:52pm — No Comments

Federal cabinet to discuss 13-point agenda today including corona situation

Pakistan Breaking News

Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair the federal cabinet meeting today (Tuesday) to review the coronavirus situation in the country.

According to sources,…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on July 27, 2020 at 10:33pm — No Comments

Kuwait emir health condition stable: Cabinet statement

World News

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, who reached the United States last week to complete his medical examination, is in a stable condition, a statement…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on July 27, 2020 at 10:30pm — No Comments

COVID19 in Pakistan: Smart Lockdown Brought About Declining Infections

Pakistan has seen a rapid decline in its COVID19 test positivity rates over the last several weeks. The country has seen a fall in positivity rate from over 22% in June to below 10% now, and excluding Sindh, near 5% for the rest of the country. Neighboring India has positivity rate at 12.1% and rising.  There has been significant decline in hospitalizations and fewer patients in critical…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 25, 2020 at 12:30pm — 10 Comments

Bahawalpur: TikTok craze claims another life

Punjab News

A boy lost his life while filming a video for popular video-sharing platform TikTok in Bahawalpur, on Saturday. 

According to details, a boy went to the canal along with his friends, was fell into the Sadiqa canal as his…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on July 25, 2020 at 12:56am — No Comments

103-year-old man wins battle against COVID-19 in Chitral

Breaking News

A 103-year-old man, resident of a village in the mountainous northern district of Chitral, has recovered from coronavirus, which claimed more than 5,700 precious lives and infected over 270,000 people so far in the country, to become one of the oldest survivors…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on July 24, 2020 at 11:27pm — No Comments

Pakistan COVID19 Antibodies Study: 90% of Virus Carriers Have No Symptoms

Guest Post by Dr. Wajiha Javed

Head of Public Health and Research

Getz Pharma, Pakistan.

Key Findings:

  • Survey revealed that 90% of the population who tested COVID-19 positive (screened via serologic test kits) were asymptomatic carriers of the disease, who would have otherwise not presented at a government-approved PCR testing facility.

  • If the results of this study are extrapolated to the rest of…
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Added by Riaz Haq on July 15, 2020 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

NMU Vice Chancellor Mustafa Kamal Pasha dies of corona related complications

Breaking News

Nishtar Medical University (NMU) Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr Mustafa Kamal Pasha, passed away due to complications related to COVID-19 on Wednesday.

who had been on ventilator…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on July 15, 2020 at 1:04am — No Comments

COVID19 in Pakistan: Test Positivity Rate and Deaths Declining

Percentage of people in Pakistan testing positive for coronavirus is going down along with declining deaths, according to data from multiple independent sources. The effective transmission rate Rt continues to be less than one, indicating that each infected person is infecting fewer than one person, according to data from London's Imperial College. However, this is no time to relax. Pakistanis need to continue to take all precautions, including wearing face masks, to ensure that COVID19…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 13, 2020 at 7:30am — 5 Comments

Caste Discrimination Rampant Among Silicon Valley Indian-Americans

Over two-thirds of low caste Indian-Americans are discriminated against by upper caste Indian-Americans in Silicon Valley, according to a report by Equality Labs, an organization of Dalits in America. Dalits also report hearing derogatory comments about Muslim job applicants at tech companies. These revelations have recently surfaced in a California state lawsuit against Silicon…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 12, 2020 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

India-Iran-Afghanistan Axis Against Pakistan?

A JIT (Joint Investigation Team) report recently released by Sindh government in Pakistan has revealed that the infamous Karachi gangster Uzair Baloch worked for Iranian intelligence. Apparently, Uzair Baloch was also in contact with Indian intelligence agents working in Iran, according to Indian media reports. Baloch's interrogation led to the discovery and arrest of Indian undercover agent Kulbhushan Jadhav in Balochistan shortly after Baloch's arrest. Kulbhushan …

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 10, 2020 at 12:30pm — 18 Comments

Declining COVID19 Reproduction Rate in Pakistan Now Among the World's Lowest

London's Imperial College estimates that COVID19 pandemic in Pakistan is "on course to fade out", a testimony to Prime Minister Imran Khan's government's effective handling of the the ongoing global health crisis.  At just 0.74, the effective coronavirus reproduction rate (Rt) in Pakistan is among the lowest in the world. An Rt of less than 1 indicates each infected person is infecting fewer than one person.  Only Italy (0.63), Netherlands (0.62), Canada (0.50) and Spain (0.02) have lower…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 5, 2020 at 7:30pm — 12 Comments

Pakistan Pharma Among World's Top 3 Fastest Growing

Pakistan pharmaceutical industry and market are among the world's top 3 fastest growing, according to IQVIA health market research firm based in the United States. Pakistan’s domestic pharmaceutical firms sales have grown 13.1% compounded annually in the last 4 years, outperforming multinational companies (MNCs), which saw global growth of 9.34% CAGR. Pakistan's pharma sector is growing faster than in other emerging markets like Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Russia and…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 5, 2020 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

Pakistani-American Actor Kumail Nanjiani to Star in Marvel's New Movie

Karachi-born Pakistani-American actor Kumail Nanjiani plays Kingo,  one of the title characters in "The Eternals", Marvel's new movie scheduled for release in 2021. Kingo is a 16th century Japanese master swordsman and a film star and producer. The Eternals are a race of immortal superheroes. The movie also stars Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Richard Madden, and Kit Harington.…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 3, 2020 at 8:00pm — 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

    Sindh News

    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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