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Amid the anti-government movement in the country, Pakistan’s major Opposition parties decided to go ahead with an anti-government rally on Sunday Quetta city as part of a campaign to oust Prime Minister Imran Khan, despite security threats. Under Khan, Pakistan has experienced mounting censorship of the media and a crackdown on dissent, critics and opposition. But the campaign against him sought to tap into discontent over his handling of the economy, which was tanking even before the global coronavirus pandemic struck.
Even as Covid-19 brought the world to a standstill, the UAE has stayed committed to eradicating polio. Over 28 million vaccine doses have been administered in Pakistan between July And September, reaching more than 16 million kids, the Emirates Polio Campaign (EPC) announced on Friday, ahead of World Polio Day.
Recently, the EPC had completed the worl
https://www.samaa.tv/wp-content/uploads//usr/nfs/sestore3/samaa/vodstore/digital-library/2020/10/ASAD-UMER-ON-CORONA.mp4 The second wave of coronavirus has arrived in Pakistan, said Federal Minister Asad Umar Thursday. “The second wave has started in Pakistan,” Umar, who is also the chairman of the National Command Operation Center, told SAMAA TV’s Ali Haider. “We are seeing a clear increase in positivity rate in coronavirus cases.” The virus has so far claimed 6,702 lives in Pakistan, while the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases stands at 325,480 in Pakistan. The reason, Umar said, behind the increase in death due to coronavirus is that people have stopped taking precautions “...
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military-backed National Command and Operation Center has issued a warning that another lockdown could be imposed to contain COVID-19 deaths if people don't stop violating social distancing rules. The announcement on Wednesday came after Pakistan reported reported 660 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours and 19 single-day deaths. The daily death toll was one of Pakistan's highest in more than two months. Deaths from COVID-19 have steadily increased since the government lifted its months-long lockdown in August. Pakistan has reported 324,744 confirmed cases of the
Prime Minister Imran Khan said Monday that whole world is acknowledging Pakistan’s policies against coronavirus that saved lives and also saved the nation from economic destruction. “The way we fought coronavirus and the policies we made, the world acknowledges it,” said PM Khan while addressing the Clean Green Index Award Ceremony in Islamabad. “The WHO says Pakistan is one of the four countries that made the best decisions to get the nation out of the coronavirus [crisis].” We saved lives and saved the nation from economic destruction, said the premier. In his speech, PM Khan said the nation needs to maintain cleanliness in their cities because pollution gives birth to several...
Uncapped 20-year-old batsman Abdullah Shafique was named in the Pakistan squad on Monday for the limited-overs home series against Zimbabwe as the selectors dropped experienced allrounder Shoaib Malik, fast bowler Mohammad Amir and wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed. Shafique made an impressive T20 debut in
PESHAWAR: A truck artist from northwestern Pakistan, who was put out of business after the coronavirus disease outbreak, has seen his prospects change with a little bit of artistic innovation. For 25 years, Siyar Khan was one of many artisans painting the traditional bright trucks that add color and humor to Pakistani roads. But when the pandemic came, and virus-related
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Pakistan's head coach Misbah-ul-Haq wants the ICC to conduct the World Test Championship exactly the way it has been planned even if it means extending the duration of the event due to the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Misbah's statement came amid reports that the ICC is considering splitting points for unplayed games in the championship cycle which was
ISLAMABAD — A Cabinet minister says Pakistan has witnessed a 140% increase in fatalities from COVID-19 in recent weeks due to widespread violations of social distancing rules. Asad Umar, the planning and development minister who oversees Pakistan’s response to coronavirus, warned on Twitter “We will lose both lives and livelihoods” if people did not adhere to social distancing rules. His comments Tuesday came shortly after the military-backed Command and Operations Center reported 14 deaths and 625 new cases in the past 24 hours. Prime Minister Imran Khan had warned on Monday that
Uncapped 20-year-old batsman Abdullah Shafique was named in the Pakistan squad on Monday for the limited-overs home series against Zimbabwe as the selectors dropped experienced allrounder Shoaib Malik, fast bowler Mohammad Amir and wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed. Shafique made an impressive T20 debut in the recent National Twenty20 tournament when he made a century against Central Punjab and eventually scored 358 runs in 10 innings with a strike rate of 133. Malik made way for Shafique while Rohail Nazir has been named as backup wicketkeeper to Mohammad Rizwan after Sarfaraz was left out.
ISTANBUL: Ersin Tatar, prime minister of the breakaway state of North Cyprus, won a presidential election runoff on Sunday with 51.74% of votes, said Narin Ferdi Sefik, head of the electoral board. Tatar, 60, was facing Mustafa Akinci, the 72-year-old incumbent president, who received 48.26% after all votes were counted. Tatar supports separate sovereign administrations on the
Read more about Pakistan PM Imran Khan speaks to Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering on Business-standard. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday spoke to his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering and underscored the importance Pakistan attaches to its ties with Bhutan
ISLAMABAD: A Cabinet minister says Pakistan has witnessed a 140 percent increase in fatalities from COVID-19 in recent weeks due to widespread violations of social distancing rules. Asad Umar, the planning and development minister who oversees Pakistan’s response to coronavirus, warned on Twitter “We will lose both lives and livelihoods” if people did not adhere to social
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