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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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Pakistan reports 47 more Covid-19 deaths, 3914 positive cases

February 10, 2022 |

Forty seven more deaths and 3914 new positive cases of Coronavirus have been reported in the country during the last 24 hours.According to statistics issued by National Command and Operation Center, 54638 tests were conducted while positivity ratio rem…

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President phones families of 18 martyred soldiers for condolence

February 10, 2022 |

President Dr. Arif Alvi says the entire nation recognizes matchless sacrifices rendered by soldiers to purge motherland of terrorism. Talking to heirs of eighteen security personnel martyred in different acts of terrorism on telephone, the President sa…

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Terrorist killed during intelligence-based operation in North Waziristan

February 9, 2022 |

A terrorist involved in attacks against security forces as well as targeted killing and kidnapping for ransom has been killed by security forces in Shewa North Waziristan.According to ISPR, during exchange of fire between security forces and terrorists…

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One person killed two injured in a grenade attack in Dera Murad Jamali

February 8, 2022 |

A man was killed and two others injured in a grenade attack at Bus Adda in Dera Murad Jamali today (Tuesday).The injured were shifted to nearby hospital for treatment.Source: Radio Pakistan

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COVID-19 Researchers See Hope in Existing Drugs

February 8, 2022 |

An international collaboration led by researchers in Canada and Brazil is applying innovative funding and testing methods to determine whether existing medications can provide cheaper and more effective treatments for COVID-19 and is encouraged by its …

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Health card revolutionary step of PTI Govt: Gill

February 6, 2022 |

Special Assistant to Prime Minster on Political Communication Dr. Shahbaz Gill says that health card is a revolutionary step of PTI government aimed at ensuring equal opportunities to every people.Addressing the media on Sunday, he said that Prime Mins…

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Suicide bomber killed in Tank operation: ISPR

February 6, 2022 |

Security Forces conducted an Intelligence Based Operation near Dial road, Tank on confirmed intelligence reports of presence of TTP terrorists.According to ISPR, during the operation a Suicide Bomber has been killed.The operation is continuing to elimi…

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Covid-19: Thirty more deaths, 4874 new cases reported in country

February 6, 2022 |

Thirty more deaths and 4,874 positive cases of Coronavirus have been reported in the country during the last 24 hours.According to statistics issued by National Command and Operation Centre, 56,051 tests were conducted yesterday while positivity ratio …

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