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New Zealand reimposed lockdown in Auckland after first local Coronavirus case in 102 days

New Zealand announced on Tuesday that it would close its largest city, Auckland, after discovering four new cases of Covid-19 in the city, the first evidence of community transmission after being 102 days free from the coronavirus. Prime Minister Jacinda...

United Nations: Floods affect 38 million people in China and 1.4 million in Bangladesh

Stephen Dujarric, a spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General, said that the floods are still affecting many countries in the Asian continent and caused the death of many people, while the specialized agencies of the United Nations are working...

Biden says his economic plan will create 5 million US jobs

US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday pledged to spend $700 billion on US-made products and industrial research, which he said would create paid jobs for five million people in the midst of the emerging Coronavirus pandemic. Biden said...

Brazil President Bolsonaro tested positive for coronavirus

Brazilian newspaper "Atardi" confirmed that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro underwent a fourth test for Coronavirus after he showed some symptoms, which was a positive result, but Bolsonaro said that a new test will be conducted to confirm. Bolsonaro's supporters gathered...

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on the measures proposed by Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority (NAPHDA) and identify a way forward to ensure sustainable market-led...

Trump attends a graduation ceremony for officers, amid disputes with the Pentagon

US President Donald Trump is taking part in a ceremony to hand over certificates at the prestigious West Point Military Academy near New York, in the midst of a dispute between him and the Pentagon and at a time...

Malaysia: coordinating border controls to combat migrant smuggling

The Malaysia police announced their cooperation with the armed forces and other enforcement agencies in conducting coordinated border controls across the country to fight gangs that smuggle illegal immigrants. The Inspector-General of the Malaysia Police, Abdul Hamid Badur-said, according to...

France may end emergency health measures on July 10

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s office said today, Wednesday, that the government is examining the possibility of lifting the emergency health measures imposed to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic on July 10. He added that the proposed July 10th date...

Philippine: Schools will stay closed unless a vaccine is available

Philippine's officials said on Monday that students will only be allowed to return to school after a new vaccine for the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) is provided. The officials added -  that it is possible to broadcast educational lessons on TV...

Trump mocks Mitt Romney for taking part in the White House protests

US President Donald Trump mocked Republican Senator Mitt Romney, who took part in white demonstrations denouncing racism in the United States of America after the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis. Trump shared his followers...

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Mastercard partners Faysal Bank to expand digital payments in Pakistan

Mastercard has expanded on its existing strong partnership with Faysal Bank through an agreement that will further support the...

New Zealand reimposed lockdown in Auckland after first local Coronavirus case in 102 days

New Zealand announced on Tuesday that it would close its largest city, Auckland, after discovering four new cases of Covid-19 in the city, the...

Record Increase In Export Of Fruits & Vegetables Despite Coronavirus Global Pandemic

Pakistan has registered record enhancement in export of fruits & vegetables despite coronavirus global pandemic. The Financial year 2019-20 has witnessed an overall increase...

K-Electric successfully closes PKR 25 Billion Sukuk, the largest ever Sukuk issue in Pakistan’s private sector!

August 10th, 2020: K-Electric (KE) is pleased to announce the successful closure of its PKR 25 billion Sukuk which is the largest Sukuk issue...

No Electrocutions Due To Ke Infrastructure

In a statement issued in local press, K-Electric expressed grief over the electrocution incidents reported through local media from Karachi during the recent monsoon...