Thursday, July 9, 2020

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The Greek government cancels all flights to and from Italy

The Greek government decided to cancel all scheduled trips according to the timetable to and from Italy due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus there. It is planned that more doctors and nurses be appointed and appointed to public hospitals...

Auto industry and Aviation sector suffering in China due to Coronavirus

The auto industry and aviation sector in China are suffering as the government has closed several cities and travel flights have been suspended to contain the spread of Coronavirus infection. Car sales in China fell by 79% compared to last...

Italy announces closure of all stores, except food and pharmacies

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced the closure of all stores in all parts of the country except those that sell food and pharmacies, in an unprecedented measure to curb the spread of the Coronavirus emerging in the country. "We...

4 children in German nursery infected with Coronavirus

A spokeswoman for the western city of Heinsberg announced today, that four children from a nursery school in Heinsberg (Germany) are infected with the new Coronavirus, and confirmed that the condition of these children, whose age has not been...

China’s industry is slumping

China's industry has plummeted as never before because of the outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic. The official purchasing manager index (PMI) fell in February to 35.7 points from 50.0 points in January, as the statistics office announced on Saturday. This...

Coronavirus: Japan asks students not to leave their homes except for necessity

Japanese Education Minister Koichi Hajioda said on Friday that the government is asking children to stay in their homes after taking a decision to close primary, secondary and secondary schools in the country for about a month, due to...

The United Nations calls for an immediate cease-fire in Syria

Secretary-General António Guterres called on Friday for an immediate ceasefire in Syria, his official spokesman said in a statement. The spokesman added that Guterres was following "with great concern" the escalation in northwestern Syria and reports that dozens of Turkish...

UN calls to combat coronavirus-related discrimination

UN chief human rights official Michelle Bachelet asked the global community on Thursday to show solidarity with people of Asian ethnicity subject to discrimination amid an outbreak of a new coronavirus started in China. "The coronavirus epidemic has unleashed a disturbing wave...

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia temporarily prohibits pilgrimages to Mecca

The Saudi Kingdom has announced restrictive measures against citizens from coronavirus-affected countries. Riad has announced that pilgrims will be temporarily barred from entering Mecca in order to implement "international standards" to combat the spread of coronavirus worldwide. "The Kingdom says that...

22 people died of coronavirus in Iran, 141 confirmed infections and counting

As of Thursday 27, February, 22 people have died in Iran from the Coronavirus and a total of 141 confirmed cases. It is noteworthy that the Iranian Revolutionary Guard threatened Iran’s doctors with imprisonment, if one of them discloses the...

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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...

PIA flight from Toronto to Islamabad will operate on 5 July 2020

PIA flight from Toronto to Islamabad will operate on 5 July 2020. Another PIA flight will operate from Toronto to Lahore on 10 July...

Sacrificing role models of media

Remember Anil Datta, a gem of a reporter and guru of a sub-editor with the exemplary national spirit, foregoing job offers from the foreign...

Banks performance under SBP Rozgar Refinance Scheme supported by Government of Pakistan’s Risk Sharing Facility

On April 10, 2020 State Bank of Pakistan introduced a refinance scheme to provide concessional credit at 3% interest rate and generous repayment terms...

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...