4 August 2020
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  • 9:47 am Bahawalpur couple arrested on charges of setting eight-year-old on fire
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Asad Qaisar, the national assembly speaker, has tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, he confirmed in a tweet. “I have placed myself in quarantine at home,” Qaisar said, requesting the people to adopt precautionary measures against the virus. On April 27, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail was also diagnosed with the virus. In March, Sindh Minister […]

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Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari demanded on Thursday the federal government provide provinces with relief funds from the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and the G20. The statement by the PPP chairman came after a high-level meeting with party members through a video link. Bilawal said the federal government was not supporting the […]

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Twitter swung to a loss in the past quarter as the global pandemic hit advertising revenue, even as the social platform saw a surge in new users. In its quarterly update Thursday, Twitter saw an $8 million loss as revenues edged up three percent to $808 million and its user base increased 24 percent. Chief […]

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At least 12 people, including three women, infected with coronavirus have died in Karachi in the past 24 hours, the Sindh health department said Thursday. The death toll from the virus has reached 112 in Sindh, according to the health department. Of them, 101 deaths were reported in Karachi alone. Sindh reported 358 new cases, […]

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English cricket’s controversial new Hundred competition has been delayed until 2021 after the coronavirus pandemic deprived it of star overseas names and bumper crowds. The new 100-balls-per-side format, to be played by eight franchises rather than the established 18 first-class counties, had been due to start in July. But with the English season delayed until […]

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The government has slashed the prices of petroleum products for the month of May, with petrol going down by Rs15 per litre. The new price of petrol will be Rs81.58 per litre, according to a notification issued by the Finance Division. The price of high speed diesel was reduced by Rs27.15 to Rs80.10 per litre. […]

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The Sindh government has allowed three hospitals to make experimental use of COVID-19 convalescent plasma for passive immunization therapy. Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital, Karachi, Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad and the National Institute of Blood Diseases, Karachi have been given permission, according to a notification issued the provincial health department on Thursday. It says that […]

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Sindh Information and Local Government Minister Nasir Hussain Shah has refuted reports that the coronavirus lockdown is being lifted in Sindh. He told the media on Thursday that the government’s top most priority is to save the lives of its people and for this, every measure will be adopted. He denied the rumors of lifting […]

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The Foreign Office of Pakistan summoned on Thursday Indian Charge d’Affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia to lodge its protest over ceasefire violations by the Indian security forces along the Line of Control on Wednesday. At least two women were killed and two other civilians injured in the “unprovoked” firing by the Indian forces in Rakhchikri sector on […]

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