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Pakistan sounds alarm as 105 more succumb to coronavirus

Pakistan sounds alarm as 105 more succumb to coronavirus

A municipal worker in Karachi hands out bags of food — part of government efforts to help those who’ve lost their livelihood during Pakistan’s lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus. AFP Photo ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus situation is worsening in the country with each passing day as Pakistan reported …

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Ramadan timings for govt offices in Pakistan announced

Ramadan timings for govt offices in Pakistan announced

Photo: File. ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Thursday announced the Ramadan timings for government offices.  For offices working five days a week, the timings will be 08:00am to 04:00pm from Monday to Thursday. On Fridays, the office hours will be from 08:00am to 01:00pm. For government offices working six days …

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Minister assured of SOPs compliance during Cambridge exams

Minister assured of SOPs compliance during Cambridge exams

Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood meeting with chiefs of British Council and Cambridge in Pakistan. ISLAMABAD: Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood was assured by the British Council Pakistan on Thursday that the body will ensure that all coronavirus standard operating procedures are followed during the upcoming O and A level …

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Russia vows to promote bilateral ties with Pakistan in diverse fields

Russia vows to promote bilateral ties with Pakistan in diverse fields

Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov held delegation-level talks with FM Qureshi in Islamabad today. Photo Courtesy: Radio Pakistan Russia has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting bilateral cooperation with Pakistan in diverse fields, including economy, trade, and defence while Pakistan pledged to extend facilities, including that of e-visa to foreign investors. The foreign …

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Coronavirus death toll surges past 15,000 mark in Pakistan

Coronavirus death toll surges past 15,000 mark in Pakistan

With 102 new cases, Pakistan’s coronavirus death toll crossed the 15,000 mark, while the number of COVID-19 cases crossed the 700,000 mark on Wednesday. According to the NCOC’S data, the country reported 4,004 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours with a positivity ratio of 9.6%. Since the beginning …

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PM Imran Khan speaks at launch event of UNDP report on Pakistan

PM Imran Khan speaks at launch event of UNDP report on Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses the launch event of the National Human Development Report (NHDR) on Pakistan, compiled by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in Islamabad, Pakistan, April 6, 2021. Geo News/Screengrab via The News ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday addressed the launching ceremony of the United …

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Coronavirus in Pakistan: 103 more succumb to virus

Coronavirus in Pakistan: 103 more succumb to virus

Customers buy corn from a street vendor in Karachi, with only some wearing masks. — AFP/File ISLAMABAD: In the last 24 hours, Pakistan has reported over 100 deaths from coronavirus, taking the death tally close to 15,000,  the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Tuesday. The country reported 3,953 …

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