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‘Flood Communication Cell’ established to monitor flood situation

May 21, 2022 |

The government has set up a Flood Communication Cell in Federal Flood Commission to monitor flooding during this Monsoon season.According to a press release of Federal Flood Commission, the cell will obtain all related information from all concerned de…

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Pakistanis in London rally for Imran Khan after iftar

April 12, 2022 |

Published by Al-Araby A rally in support of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was held after the sunset iftar meal in Ilford, east London on Monday. Scores of Khan’s supporters gathered and chanted slogans of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ (Long live Pakistan) and ‘Imran Khan Zindabad’ (Long live Imran Khan), and accused the traditional political parties […]

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Pakistan: Shehbaz Sharif elected as new PM after Khan ousted

April 11, 2022 |

Published by Al-Araby Pakistan lawmakers on Monday elected Shehbaz Sharif as the country’s new prime minister following the weekend ouster of Imran Khan, who resigned his national assembly seat – along with most of his party members – ahead of the vote. Khan was dismissed on Sunday after losing a no-confidence vote, paving the way […]

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No Covid death reported in 24 hours: Asad Umar

March 25, 2022 |

Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar says no Covid related death was reported in the country during last 24 hours.In his tweet, he said this is the first time in two years that this has happened.Source: Radio Pakistan

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Hong Kong to ease strict COVID measures from April, lifts flight ban

March 21, 2022 |

Published by Reuters By Farah Master and Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong plans to relax some anti-COVID-19 measures next month, lifting a ban on flights from nine countries, reducing quarantine for arrivals from abroad and reopening schools. The moves, announced on Monday by Chief Executive Carrie Lam, come after a backlash from […]

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‘Dangerous Moment’: Huge Effort Begins to Curb Polio After Malawi Case

March 19, 2022 |

The world is at a ‘dangerous moment’ in the fight against diseases like polio, a senior World Health Organization official said, as efforts begin to immunize 23 million children across five African countries after an outbreak in Malawi.In February, Mal…

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How to Pack Like a Seasoned Pro for Super-Long Trips

March 17, 2022 |

Published by InsideHook By Jake Emen Last June, I spent a monthtraveling across Iceland and then hopping around the Greek isles while reporting stories for InsideHook. (I know, tough life but somebody has to do it.) While it wasn’t my longest stint on the road, the combination of climates, activities, and locales made it a […]

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Pakistan-Afghan border closed two days after deadly clash

February 26, 2022 |

Published by Al-Araby Hundreds of people were stranded Saturday at a key border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan, days after fighting between security forces left at least three dead. Border tensions have risen since the Taliban’s return to power last year, with Pakistan alleging militant groups are planning attacks from Afghan soil. The Taliban deny […]

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Hong Kong Orders Mandatory COVID-19 Tests for All Residents

February 22, 2022 |

HONG KONG — Hong Kong will test its entire population of 7.5 million people for COVID-19 in March, the city’s leader said Tuesday, as it grapples with its worst outbreak driven by the omicron variant.The population will be tested three times in March, …

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COVID19 infection rate continues to decline across country

February 21, 2022 |

The infection rate of Covid-19 continues to decline across the country as positivity ratio has fallen to two point five one percent.According to statistics issued by National Command and Operation Center, 13 more deaths and 961 new cases of Covid-19 ha…

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Bill Gates Hails ‘Zero’ Polio Cases in Pakistan

February 17, 2022 |

ISLAMABAD — Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist Bill Gates met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday in Pakistan to acknowledge the country’s progress against polio.During the trip, his first to Pakistan, Gates also stressed the n…

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Mob Kills Alleged Blasphemer in Pakistan

February 13, 2022 |

Police in eastern Pakistan said Sunday they had taken into custody dozens of suspects in connection with mob lynching of a mentally unstable middle-aged man who was accused of burning Islam’s holy book, the Quran.The arrests came a day after the incide…

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