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Scientists find correlation between mandatory TB vaccines and fewer coronavirus deaths

Dhaka, April 2 -- The preliminary epidemiological study titled 'Correlation between universal BCG vaccination policy and reduced morbidity and mortality for COVID-19,' posted on medRxiv, a site for un... Read More


How Indian Diaspora coping with coronavirus lockdown

Hyderabad, April 2 -- As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, some countries are putting their citizens on various forms of lockdown. India, China, France, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, and the UK... Read More


Nationwide coronavirus tally jumps to 2,141; 30 lives lost

Pakistan, April 2 -- The nationwide tally of coronavirus patients crossed 2,100 on Wednesday, with the virus claiming 30 lives in the country. Some 85 patients have fully recovered so far. Off total ... Read More


UBL declared Pakistan's best digital bank by Asiamoney

Pakistan, April 2 -- The UBL has been declared Pakistan's Best Digital Bank for 2020 by Asiamoney, an associate of Euromoney. The UBL, considered as one of the most progressive and innovative banks of... Read More


Pakistan, Saudi Arabia agree to jointly fight coronavirus

Pakistan, April 2 -- Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on Wednesday stressed the need to adopt collaborative endeavors to deal with the c... Read More


Firdous asks media to get COVID-19 facts from officials concerned

Pakistan, April 2 -- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Wednesday urged the media to get authentic information regarding the coronavirus f... Read More


Medical staff must be provided protective equipment to fight COVID-19: Mehwish

Pakistan, April 2 -- Pakistan's prominent actress Mehwish Hayat raised voice for immediate measures to provide protective equipment to the medical staff working day and night to fight COVID-19 pandemi... Read More


Govt maintains petrol prices for April, LPG goes cheap

Pakistan, April 1 -- The prices of petroleum products will be maintained effective April 1, a spokesperson for the Petrol Division said on Tuesday. According to the spokesperson, the per litre prices ... Read More


Govt trying to get IMF, WB, ADB loans rescheduled

Pakistan, April 1 -- Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi Tuesday said the government is trying to get loans rescheduled from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB) and Asian... Read More


20 coronavirus labs functional; 280,000 testing kits available

Pakistan, April 1 -- National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lt Gen Muhammad Afzal on Tuesday apprised Prime Minister Imran Khan that presently 20 coronavirus testing laboratories are f... Read More