Web Desk ::Pakistan Cricket Team have arrived England for a Test and T-20 series.
Pakistan will play three Tests and three T-20s against the English team. Pakistan squad will remain in Quarantine for fourteen days in England.
Web Desk ::Nepal has banned all Indian private news channels broadcast following their nefarious propaganda against the country.
According to reports, the multi-system operators (Cable Operators) have decided to stop the broadcast of Indian news channels in Nepal.
The move comes in the wake of unfounded reports on Nepal carried by some of the Indian news channels, including their defamatory shows on the Nepali Prime Minister along with the Chinese envoy.
Earlier, the spokesperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Narayan Kaji Shrestha has slammed the Indian media for their immoral reports on matters related to Nepal and the Nepali government.
Both countries are currently engaged in a diplomatic scuffle after the Nepalese Parliament passed an amendment to include three disputed areas in a new map of the country.
Web Desk ::14th death anniversary of veteran literary scholar and poet Ahmad Shah Awan commonly known as Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi is being observed on Friday.
He was born on 20th November 1916 in the village Anga of Khushab District. He was given Pride of Performance, Pakistan Academy of Letters’ lifetime achievement award, as well as the country’s highest civil honour, Sitara-i-Imtiaz. He died at the age of 89 on the same day in 2006 at Lahore.
Web Desk ::There has been improvement in the number of recoveries from Covid-19 in the country with figure now reaching 149, 092. 2751 new cases surfaced during the last twenty-four hours taking the tally to 243,599.
These include 85261 in Punjab, 100,900 in Sindh, 29406 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11099 in Balochistan, 13829 in Islamabad, 1619 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1485 in Azad Kashmir.
The death toll from the virus has reached 5058 with 75 more deaths reported over the last twenty-four hours.23,255 corona tests were carried out during this period.
Web Desk :: A new modeling analysis of COVID-19 transmission data attributed to “silent” infections has suggests that even isolation of all symptomatic individuals may be insufficient to suppress outbreaks.
According to the study, published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, at least one-third of asymptomatic cases would need to be detected and isolated in order to reduce the attack rate below one percent.
“Silent” infections refer to people who either are in the presymptomatic stage or have asymptomatic infections.
In the absence of population-wide restrictions, isolation of infected individuals is key to curtailing transmission. However, the study said that the effectiveness of symptom-based isolation in preventing a resurgence depends on the extent of presymptomatic and asymptomatic transmission.
Web Desk ::Pakistan International Airlines will resume its regular flight operations to UAE from tomorrow (Thursday).
According to PIA Spokesman Abdullah Hafeez Khan, PIA passengers will be able to travel from Pakistan to Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain through air lines’ regular flights.
Passengers can book and purchase tickets through PIA Offices, Corporate Website and its travel agents. He said passengers will be required to get their COVID -19 test done within 48 hours prior to fight departure and a negative test report would have to be presented at the time of Check-in.
ISLAMABAD, Web Desk :Leader of the House in Senate senator Dr Shahzad Waseem Wednesday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Web Desk ::COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar today.
… and measures for better border management including fencing, COAS lauded security forces in assisting civil administration for fight against COVID-19; particularly effective containment efforts. (2/2) pic.twitter.com/FKMPhN2NPL
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) July 8, 2020