Sindh’s tally crosses 100,000 after reporting 1,538 Covid-19 cases

Sindh’s tally crosses 100,000 after reporting 1,538 Covid-19 cases

Sindh’s tally crossed the 100,000 mark after 1 538 cases were reported by the province over the past 24 hours.   Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said in a statement that in the last 24 hours 9,860 tests have been conducted. The provincial number climbed to 100,900 with the new...

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Indian soldiers banned from using 89 mobile apps, including Facebook

Indian soldiers banned from using 89 mobile apps, including Facebook

Indian soldiers have been barred from using various mobile applications, including Facebook and Instagram. According to details, the Indian ministry of defence has issued orders to ban the use of social media for Indian soldiers. As per the Indian media, Indian soldiers will no longer be able to use mobile...

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Heavy rains in Karachi meet choked drains

Heavy rains in Karachi meet choked drains

As every year, the arrival of the monsoon rains in Sindh is likely to wreak havoc on streets of the metropolitan city, with more than 550 rain gutters lying clogged with garbage piles across the city. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) prediction, 20 per cent more rainfall is...

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Schools to reopen in September, education ministers decide

Schools to reopen in September, education ministers decide

ISLAMABAD: Schools should be reopened in September subject to approval from the National Coordination Committee (NCC), provincial education ministers said on Wednesday. At the virtual conference of interprovincial education ministers, it was agreed that educational institutions should be opened in the first week of September, provided there is authorization from...

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Imran Khan calls for a global initiative to help workers amid pandemic

Imran Khan calls for a global initiative to help workers amid pandemic

Prime Minister Imran Khan encouraged the international community to come up with a common strategy to support workers and lessen the impact of novel coronavirus on the most vulnerable labour community across the world. “The most vulnerable section of society is labourers. We need a joint strategy to support labourers,”...

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Beijing seals target areas instead of mass lockdown to curb virus cases

Beijing seals target areas instead of mass lockdown to curb virus cases

A recent outbreak of coronavirus in Beijing sowed fears of a second wave of outbreaks in China, but authorities appear to fight back the disease with a new tailored approach, says AFP. Authorities have not repeated the drastic nationwide shutdown seen earlier this year, when the virus first spread from...

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PM directs of holding NCOC meetings in provincial capitals

PM directs of holding NCOC meetings in provincial capitals

Prime Minister Imran Khan instructed the Center and provinces on Wednesday to have better coordination among them in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, and directed that National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) meetings be held in all provincial capitals. “It will further improve administrative measures in coordination and cooperation...

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Educational institutions likely to be open in first week of September

Educational institutions likely to be open in first week of September

According to sources, a decision to open educational institutions with SOPs will be taken in the in first week of September. Rava Special  All provincial education ministers have agreed to the proposal, but the decision will be made in light of the COVID-19 situation at the time. Sources further said...

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PIA Pilot’s Degree Issue :Pilots’ fake licences issue lands in court

PIA Pilot’s Degree Issue :Pilots’ fake licences issue lands in court

  A Karachi-based lawyer, advocate Zain A Soomro, has moved the court pertaining to the matter of dubious licences of pilots and the regulator Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The court has accepted the plea for immediate hearing. A two-member bench headed by Justice Khadim Hussain will hear the case. In...

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Arshad Malik to continue as PIA chief after retirement from PAF on 12th

Arshad Malik to continue as PIA chief after retirement from PAF on 12th

On Tuesday, the federal cabinet approved continuation of service of Chief Executive Officer of the Pakistan International Airlines Air Marshal Arshad Malik even after his retirement from the Pakistan Air Force on July 12. The cabinet approved Mr Malik ‘s appointment as CEO of PIA on a deputation basis for...

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