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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

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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 — 85 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

Asif Zardari Challenges ATC Verdict on Benazir Murder Case in LHC

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Former President, Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has challenged verdict of Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) regarding Ex-Prime Minister (PM) Benazir…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on March 5, 2020 at 4:00am — No Comments

Silicon Valley Congressman Ro Khanna Defeats Pro-Modi Challenger

Congressman Ro Khanna has won 65% of all votes cast to deal a heavy defeat to pro-Modi candidate Ritesh Tandon in primary elections in California's 17th district that covers part of Silicon Valley. Khanna angered many of his Indian-American constituents last summer when he criticized Prime Minster Narendra Modi's Hindutva politics and joined US Congress's Pakistan Caucus. Vast majority…

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 4, 2020 at 10:14am — 2 Comments

Karachi's NED University Alum's AI Startup Named "Most Innovative" at RSA Conference

Securiti.ai has been named "Most Innovative Startup" at RSA Conference in San Francisco, according to media reports. It has been founded by Rehan Jalil, a serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur of Pakistani origin who graduated from NED University located in Karachi. Jalil's startup is taking advantage of the growing global data privacy…

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Added by Riaz Haq on February 28, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

کورونا سے متاثر شخص کراچی ائیرپورٹ سے کیسے کلیئر ہوا؟ تحقیقات شروع

کورونا وائرس سے متاثر  مسافر کے کراچی ائیرپورٹ سے کلیئر ہونے کی تحقیقات شروع کردی گئیں۔

سول ایوی ایشن کے ذرائع کا بتانا ہےکہ ‏تحقیقات میں وفاقی وزارت صحت، سی اے اے اور سیکورٹی ادارے بھی شامل ہیں۔

ذرائع کے مطابق  متاثرہ شخص کا کراچی ائیر پورٹ پر…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on February 27, 2020 at 3:36am — No Comments

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir resigns

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammed on Monday has resigned from his post.

He has submitted a letter of resignation to Malaysia's king, his…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on February 24, 2020 at 1:53am — No Comments

Bollywood icon Shatrughan Sinha attends wedding in Lahore, meets President Alvi

Pakistan English News

The renowned Bollywood icon Shantrungna Sinha called on President Arif Ali, on Saturday late night.  

According to the sources, Bollywood actor Shatrungan Sinha visited Pakistan to attend the wedding of…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on February 23, 2020 at 2:58am — No Comments

Powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey, 7 people dead

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A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Turkey, severn people were dead, here on Sunday. 

According to the details,  at least 7 people were dead including three children in eastern Turkey after…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on February 23, 2020 at 2:54am — No Comments

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    Antibodies Testing in Karachi Reveals COVID19 Exposure Runs in Double Digits

    Antibodies testing of 7,000 adults in Karachi reveals that as many as 15% of them have already been exposed to COVID19 without experiencing symptoms, according to a study by Dr. Wajiha Javed, an epidemiologist and head of public health and research at Getz Pharma in Pakistan. It takes at least 40% of the population to be exposed to build herd immunity. This may be the only way to normalcy unless there is a…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on June 4, 2020 at 6:00pm

    کورونا وائرس: سندھ میں بزرگ سب سے زیادہ متاثر

    سندھ میں کورونا وائرس کے 31 ہزار 86  مریض ہیں اور50 سال سے زائد عمر کے افراد سب سے زیادہ متاثر ہوئے ہیں۔

    صوبائی محکمہ صحت کی رپورٹ کے مطابق کورونا وائرس کے سبب جاں بحق ہونے والوں میں سب سے زیادہ تعداد50 سال سے زائد عمر والے افراد کی ہے۔…

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    Posted by Sobia Anjum on June 3, 2020 at 3:28am

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