Biden to review Covid travel ban ‘week to week’

President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he would decide on a weekly basis whether to extend US travel bans on southern Africa, depending on what happens with the worrying new Omicron variant of Covid-19. According to AFP news Agency Asked how long travel restrictions that took effect Monday on South Africa and seven other southern African countries would remain in...

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Biden to review Covid travel ban ‘week to week’

President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he would decide on a weekly basis whether to extend US travel bans on southern Africa, depending on what happens with the worrying new Omicron variant of Covid-19. According to AFP news Agency Asked how long travel restrictions that took effect Monday on South Africa and seven other southern African countries would remain in...

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NASA shares photograph of two interacting galaxies

American space agency NASA has shared a picture captured by the Hubble telescope which shows "the delicate dance between two interacting galaxies". NASA said the galaxies are located over 100 million light-years away from Earth. It said astronomers think that collisions between spiral galaxies like this can lead to the formation of another type of galaxy, known as elliptical galaxies.

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Free entry for all visitors to Expo 2020 Dubai to celebrate the UAE National Day

Dubai: Visitors to the Expo 2020 Dubai can get free entry on December 2 to celebrate the UAE National Day. According  to  Gulf news web site Expo 2020 Dubai has announced on its website that the visitors can get their free entry tickets at the gates. Expo 2020 Dubai has earlier announced a wide range of activities from December 1...

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SC upholds PHC’s decision to hold local Govt elections in KP on party basis

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has upheld the Peshawar High Court’s decision to hold the local government elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on a party basis. According to details, a three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandiyal rejected the plea of the provincial government challenging the PHC decision. While delivering the verdict, Justice Umar Ata Bandiyal...

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‘Country’s exports during last month increased by 33% to historic monthly high of $2.9b’

Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood says the country's exports during the last month increased by 33 percent to a historic monthly high of 2.9 billion dollars. In a tweet on Wednesday, the Adviser shared a comparison of exports during the corresponding period of last year that was recorded at 2.174 billion dollars, saying the...

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Govt completes legislation to hold next elections through EVMs: Rashid

Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed says the government has completed legislation to hold next elections through Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and to provide right of vote to overseas Pakistanis. Addressing an event in Rawalpindi on Wednesday, he said use of EVMs in general elections will ensure free, fair and transparent elections with credible and accurate results. The Minister said all...

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UN warns of risk of new Israel-Palestinian violence

United Nations has warned that without quick and decisive action to address the key drivers of Israeli-Palestinian conflict the region risks plunging into another deadly escalation of violence. This was stated by UN Special Envoy for the Middle East peace process Tor Wennesland at the UN Security Council. Tor Wennesland said it is essential that the parties should reduce violence...

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NCOC stresses provinces to achieve vaccination targets to control new coronavirus variant

National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has stressed provinces to achieve vaccination targets to control new coronavirus variant. The NCOC meeting held virtually chaired by Minister for Planning Asad Umar and co-chaired by National Coordinator Major General Muhammad Zafar Iqbal and SAPM Dr. Faisal Sultan was also attended by Provincial Health Ministers and Chief Secretaries. The forum agreed upon taking...

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World AIDS Day being observed today

World AIDS Day is being observed on Wednesday across the globe to show support to those living with the disease and to remember those who have lost their lives. The theme of the day is "End inequalities, End AIDS." The observance of the day is also aimed to create awareness about the disease. In a video message on World Aids...

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PM congratulates FBR for 35% increase in tax collection

Prime Minister Imran Khan has congratulated Federal Board of Revenue for achieving an increase of 35 percent in revenue collection during the last month as compared to November 2020. Sharing a graph of FBR collection in his tweet today (Wednesday), he said tax collection increased by 37 percent during the last five months as compared to the same period of...

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COAS calls for global convergence on Afghanistan for peace, stability in region

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has stressed for global convergence on Afghanistan through coordinated efforts for economic uplift of the Afghan people for peace and stability in the region. He was talking to Chief of Staff Bahrain National Guard Major General Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Saud Al Khalifa who called on him in Rawalpindi today. The Army Chief expressed...

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FM calls for use of modern technology to enhance agricultural productivity

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has stressed need for the use of modern technology to enhance agricultural productivity. Addressing the launching ceremony of Agri mobile App in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said awareness among farmers would yield better results in this regard. Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Agricultural sector maintains key importance as bulk of our population's existence depends on it....

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NATO

Attack on Ukraine would be costly, NATO warns Moscow

Russia would pay a high price for any new military aggression against Ukraine, NATO and the United States warned on Tuesday as the Western military alliance met to discuss Moscow's intentions for massing troops on the border of the former Soviet republic. The West has already shown that it can wield economic, financial and political sanctions against Moscow, NATO Secretary-General...

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Pakistan win first Test against Bangladesh by 8 wickets

In the first cricket test, Pakistan beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in Chattogram today (Tuesday). Opener Abid Ali missed out on back-to-back centuries by nine runs but Pakistan comfortably chased down a 202-run target to beat Bangladesh by eight wickets on Tuesday in the first Test. Congratulations Pakistan!🇵🇰👏🙌 Pakistan win Chattogram Test by eight wickets, take 1-0 lead in two-match...

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Federal Cabinet approves winter gas load management plan: Fawad Chaudhary

Federal Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister in Islamabad on Tuesday, approved gas load management plan for the winter season in order to better deal with the gas shortage. Briefing media persons about the cabinet decisions, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said under the gas load management plan, gas supply to the CNG sector will remain suspended from...

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Rupee recovers 49 paisas against dollar

The exchange rate of Pakistan rupee strengthened by 49 paisas against the US dollar in interbank trading on Tuesday and closed at Rs 175.71 as compared to the previous day’s closing of Rs 176.20. According to Associated Press of Pakistan report According to the Forex Association of Pakistan (FAP), the buying and selling rates of dollars in the open market...

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