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 2020-04-08 08:47 

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Sindh Government sends local manufactured masks in metropolis hospitals...

Sindh Government sends local manufactured masks in metropolis hospitals In the name of to-quality N95 masks, Sindh Government has sent local manufactured masks in metropolis hospitals, the doctors and paramedical staff called it buffaloing by Sindh Govt. ...

 2020-04-08 08:34 

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'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling has recovered from Covid-19...

'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling has recovered from Covid-19 'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling said she had recovered from a suspected case of Covid-19 after two weeks of illness. "For last 2 weeks I've had all symptoms of C19 (th...

 2020-04-08 08:24 

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Koalas released back into the wild after Australian bushfires...

Koalas released back into the wild after Australian bushfires The first rescued koalas are starting to be released into the wild in Australia. The marsupials were rescued from their bushfire-ravaged habitats last year, and have been in the care of zoos an...

 2020-04-08 08:12 

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Seven terrorists killed in separate intelligence-based operations: ISPR...

Seven terrorists killed in separate intelligence-based operations: ISPR Seven terrorists were killed in two separate Intelligence-based operations (IBOs) conducted by security forces on Tuesday. According to press statement issued by Inter-Services Public...

 2020-04-08 08:02 

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People protest against load-shedding despite lockdown in Karachi...

People protest against load-shedding despite lockdown in Karachi People have protested against the ongoing load-shedding in various areas of the city despite the lockdown. There is power cut in the area of Gulzar-e-Hijri Scheme 33 from the past 24 hours d...

 2020-04-08 07:47 

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Turkey begins testing plasma therapy to combat COVID-19...

Turkey begins testing plasma therapy to combat COVID-19 Turkey has reportedly begun testing plasma therapy as a possible treatment for the coronavirus disease, which has affected more than 34,109 people in the country. Turkish Red Crescent Society Preside...

 2020-04-08 07:41 

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Extend maximum support to civil administration: COAS directs commanders...

Extend maximum support to civil administration: COAS directs commanders Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has presiding over the 231st Corps Commanders' Conference, directed all commanders to extend maximum support to civil admi...

 2020-04-08 07:30 

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Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion of his Square stake for COVID-19 relief efforts...

Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion of his Square stake for COVID-19 relief efforts Jack Dorsey is devoting $1 billion of his stake in Square Inc., the payments firm he co-founded, to help fund the coronavirus relief effort. According to Mr Dorsey, the donatio...

 2020-04-08 07:21 

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Graveyards to remain closed for Shab-e-Barat tonight...

Graveyards to remain closed for Shab-e-Barat tonight Shab-e-Barat, the night of reverence, fervour and divine blessings for Muslims would be observed across the country on the night falling between Wednesday and Thursday. The religious figures have asked ...

 2020-04-08 07:07 

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FATF extends action plan deadline for Pakistan till October 2020...

FATF extends action plan deadline for Pakistan till October 2020 The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has extended the deadline for Pakistan to achieve all 27 points of its action plan until October this year. According to details, Pakistan will have to...

 2020-04-08 07:04 

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Kushner considers creating national COVID-19 surveillance system...

Politico has cited unnamed sources as saying that a task force led by US President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner is considering the...

 2020-04-08 06:47 

The Nation

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US reports largest one-day increase in COVID-19 deaths...

The US reported 1,885 coronavirus deaths Tuesday, the highest single-day death toll recorded in the country. The total death toll reached 12,895 as of Tuesday...

 2020-04-08 06:40 

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US state heads to polls despite COVID-19 outbreak...

US state heads to polls despite COVID-19 outbreak Voters in Wisconsin are turning out to polling stations across the state Tuesday despite being in the midst of a deadly pandemic. Images from the state published by various news outlets show voters in pack...

 2020-04-08 06:40 

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Global recoveries from COVID-19 surpass 300,000...

Global recoveries from COVID-19 surpass 300,000 The number of people worldwide who have recovered from the novel coronavirus crossed 300,000 early Wednesday, according to figures compiled by U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University. Since emerging in Wuhan, Ch...

 2020-04-08 06:32 

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UK: Boris Johnson 'stable' and 'in good spirits'...

After passing a "stable overnight" in intensive care, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now "in good spirits," a Downing Street statement...

 2020-04-08 05:52 

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China again calls for peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue...

China has once again called for a peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue according to the United Nation resolutions. A spokesman of the Chinese Mission to the UN while...

 2020-04-08 05:38 

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Pakistan, Turkey agree to work together over COVID-19...

Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to work together and reinforce each other's efforts in the fight against COVID-19. An agreement to his effect reached during a...

 2020-04-08 05:28 

The Nation

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Coronavirus: Pakistan's confirmed cases surge to 4,072...

Pakistan on Wednesday has reported 58 deaths from novel coronavirus while the total number of cases has surged to 4072. According to details, 2,030 patients have been...

 2020-04-08 03:20 

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Iran FM demands US stop blocking it from selling oil...

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif demanded Tuesday that US President Donald Trump stop halting the sale of Iranian oil as it faces difficulties in supporting its...

 2020-04-08 01:38 

The Nation

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Those hurling threats to sugar probe commission will be taken to task: PM...

ISLAMABAD - The government will take strict action against those involved in artificial crisis of wheat and sugar after release of Inquiry commission's report on...

 2020-04-08 01:38 

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We will emerge stronger from this challenge: COAS...

ISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday appreciated the efforts of the troops in the field and directed all commanders to extend...

 2020-04-08 01:37 

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Poor families to get cheques from tomorrow: Asad Umar...

ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister Asad Umar on Tuesday said that the government will be starting monetary assistance under Ehsaas Programme to lower-income families who have...

 2020-04-08 01:36 

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Authorities asked to build quarantine centres at Taftan, Chaman, Torkham borders...

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday directed the federal government to establish quarantine centers at Taftan, Chaman, and Torkham Borders; with each...

 2020-04-08 01:35 

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Pakistan rejects Indian reports on Gurdawara attack in Kabul...

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan on Tuesday denounced India for linking Islamabad with the last month's attack on a Gurdwara in Kabul. The spokesperson for the Ministry of...

 2020-04-08 01:34 

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Fakhar Imam takes oath as Federal Minister...

Islamabad - President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday administered oath to Syed Fakhar Imam as Federal Minister for National Food Security in a ceremony held here at the...

 2020-04-08 01:33 

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PM determined to ensure transparency in govt affairs...

Islamabad - Prime Minister Imran Khan's warning of taking stern action against those threatening of creating food shortages in the country as a pressure tactic to...

 2020-04-08 01:33 

The Nation

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Shehbaz asks govt to announce agricultural policy immediately...

LAHORE - Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) President and Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has demanded of the government immediately...

 2020-04-08 01:21 

Daily Times

After a long day of lockdown, how 'essential' is a drink?...

After a long day of lockdown, how 'essential' is a drink? Some countries have banned alcohol, others say liquor shops are essential services, and one top official even suggested a tipple after another long day trapped at home can be a necessary re...

 2020-04-08 01:19 

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British-built spacecraft bound for Mercury set to fly by Earth...

British-built spacecraft bound for Mercury set to fly by Earth A spacecraft on its way to Mercury will bid a final farewell to Earth before being slung in the direction of Venus on its long journey through space. BepiColombo, which was launched in October...

 2020-04-08 01:19 

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Hungry times at Thailand's elephant sanctuaries as coronavirus hits tourism...

Hungry times at Thailand's elephant sanctuaries as coronavirus hits tourism The mahouts at an elephant sanctuary in western Thailand have resorted to swimming in a nearby lake to gather weeds for fodder, as a nationwide lockdown has left them without ...

 2020-04-08 01:18 

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Scammers try selling world's tallest statue as pandemic boosts India's cyber crime...

Scammers try selling world's tallest statue as pandemic boosts India's cyber crime Police in India lodged a case this week against an unknown online fraudster who tried selling the world's largest statue for $4 billion, claiming the proceeds w...

 2020-04-08 01:17 

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Fossil teeth yield oldest genetic material from extinct human species...

Fossil teeth yield oldest genetic material from extinct human species Scientists have extracted from dental enamel the oldest human genetic material ever obtained, helping clarify the pivotal place in the human evolutionary lineage of a mysterious extinct...

 2020-04-08 01:16 

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Facebook draws on user data to help battle coronavirus...

Facebook draws on user data to help battle coronavirus Facebook on Monday said it is providing anonymous data about users' movements and relationships to help researchers better anticipate where the coronavirus might spread. The leading online social ...

 2020-04-08 01:15 

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No virus spread threat from cats, experts say after tiger catches coronavirus...

No virus spread threat from cats, experts say after tiger catches coronavirus There is no evidence cats can transmit coronavirus to people, experts have said after a tiger tested positive for the virus at a zoo in the US. The four-year-old Malayan tiger n...

 2020-04-08 01:06 

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Pakistan's healthcare workers don free protective suits made by clothing brand...

Pakistan's healthcare workers don free protective suits made by clothing brand Pakistani brand Outfitters announced a major push to aid in the fight against the coronavirus. The company has opened up its factory to produce free of cost protective unif...

 2020-04-08 01:05 

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Aamir Liaquat requests people to feed stray animals...

Aamir Liaquat requests people to feed stray animals Television host Aamir Liaquat Hussain has come up with a special message about feeding stray animals. Due to lockdown everything is closed and these animals are not getting any food to eat and he request...

 2020-04-08 01:04 

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Ayeza shows off her cooking skills in quarantine...

Ayeza shows off her cooking skills in quarantine Actress Ayeza Khan made halwa puri for her family with love on Tuesday during quarantine amid the coronavirus outbreak. The actress shared a picture of the delicious desi breakfast she cooked on her Instagr...

 2020-04-08 00:18 

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Govt announces to take sugar bull by the horns...

Govt announces to take sugar bull by the horns The government has decided to take strict action against those involved in artificial crisis of wheat and sugar after release of inquiry commission's final report on April 25. Briefing media about cabinet...

 2020-04-08 00:14 

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Punjab accounts for half of Pakistan's coronavirus tally...

Punjab accounts for half of Pakistan's coronavirus tally The nationwide tally of COVID-19 patients soared past 4,000 on Tuesday, with 2,004 cases in Punjab, 986 in Sindh, 500 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 206 in Balochistan, 211 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 83 in Is...

 2020-04-08 00:13 

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Cash disbursement among poor families to start from tomorrow...

Cash disbursement among poor families to start from tomorrow Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Tuesday said the federal government will start disbursing cash of Rs 12,000 per family from Thursday (tomorrow) under its ...

 2020-04-08 00:11 

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SC annuls bails granted by high courts to inmates due to Covid-19...

SC annuls bails granted by high courts to inmates due to Covid-19 The Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned high courts' orders to release under-trial prisoners en masse in a bid to stem coronavirus outbreak in the country, ordering authorities to arres...

 2020-04-08 00:09 

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Every citizen counts as efforts continue to check Covid-19: COAS...

Every citizen counts as efforts continue to check Covid-19: COAS Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Tuesday said every citizen of the country is important as the nation is striving to contain the pandemic of coronavirus. Presiding over t...

 2020-04-08 00:08 

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FO slams Indian attempt to link Pakistan with Kabul attack...

FO slams Indian attempt to link Pakistan with Kabul attack Pakistan on Tuesday strongly rejected the 'officially inspired' reports in Indian media seeking to link Pakistan with the terrorist attack on a Gurdawara in Kabul on March 25. Spokesperson...

 2020-04-08 00:06 

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Taliban break off 'fruitless' talks with Afghan govt on prisoner exchange...

Taliban break off 'fruitless' talks with Afghan govt on prisoner exchange A day after Afghan government refused to release 15 senior Taliban commanders, the Taliban on Tuesday broke off talks with Kabul on release of prisoners. Taliban political s...

 2020-04-07 23:59 

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IHC orders to de-seal PMDC, directs Health Ministry to stay away from council...

IHC orders to de-seal PMDC, directs Health Ministry to stay away from council The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday ordered for restoration of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) in letter and spirit, while the court strictly directed the M...

 2020-04-07 23:57 

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No new coronavirus deaths as China opens Wuhan for travel...

No new coronavirus deaths as China opens Wuhan for travel Mainland China reported on Tuesday no coronavirus deaths for the first time since the pandemic began and a drop in new cases, a day before the central city of Wuhan, where the virus emerged late in...

 2020-04-07 23:55 

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Over 50 MPs calls for using Royal Air Force, chartered flights to repatriate stranded Britons...

Over 50 MPs calls for using Royal Air Force, chartered flights to repatriate stranded Britons More than 50 British members of parliament (MP) have called on the government to urgently arrange Royal Air Force and direct chartered flights to help repatriate...

 2020-04-07 23:26 

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NA speaker forms committee to resolve issues faced by Tablighi Jamaat members...

NA speaker forms committee to resolve issues faced by Tablighi Jamaat members The National Assembly speaker has said that the corona virus pandemic was a global issue and could be fought through joint efforts and national unity. He also said that attribut...

 2020-04-07 23:24 

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4,513 cases of missing persons disposed of until March 31...

4,513 cases of missing persons disposed of until March 31 The Missing Persons Commission has disposed of 4,513 cases up to March 31, 2020 as per monthly progress report released by Farid Ahmed Khan, Secretary (ColoED) on cases of alleged enforced disappea...

 2020-04-07 23:23 

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PM's top priority is to protect people from coronavirus: Firdous...

PM's top priority is to protect people from coronavirus: Firdous Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan's top priority was to protect the people ...

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