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Afghanistan's COVID-19 positive cases soar to 337

Afghanistan's COVID-19 positive cases soar to 337

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 5 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of cases tested positive for COVID-19 has reached 337 in Afghanistan, spokesman for...

Beijing ramps up public transport service amid tomb-sweeping festival

Beijing ramps up public transport service amid tomb-sweeping...

Beijing [China], April 5 (ANI/Xinhua): Beijing has ramped up subway and bus services to meet the needs of the people...

Italy donated PPE to China; now China wants Italy to buy back the same PPE

Italy donated PPE to China; now China wants...

Washington D.C. [USA], April 5 (ANI): At the peak of the Covid-19 outbreak in China, Italy had donated Personal Protection...

Health: Why new viruses continue to spread

Health: Why new viruses continue to spread

Islamabad (Pakistan) April 5: The coronavirus pandemic has, by the time of this writing, reached the shores of all continents...

Sindh stops transportation of its wheat to Punjab

Sindh stops transportation of its wheat to Punjab

Lahore (Pakistan) April 5: The Sindh government on Saturday stopĀ­ped transportation of its wheat purchased by the private sector to...

PIA flights bring British citizens to UK

PIA flights bring British citizens to UK

London (UK) April 5: Two PIA flights carrying nearly 600 British citizens landed in Manchester and London on Saturday evening,...

Family shocked by 'fake' Covid-19 death news

Family shocked by 'fake' Covid-19 death news

Sahiwal (Pakistan) April 5: A family here was left to deal with trauma after one of its members who had...

Surge in demand for sanitizers exposes flaws in regulation

Surge in demand for sanitizers exposes flaws in...

Karachi (Pakistan) April 5: An unprecedented surge in demand for hand sanitizers in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic has...

Procurement shortfall led to wheat crisis: report

Procurement shortfall led to wheat crisis: report

Karachi (Pakistan) April 5: Poor procurement effort led to the wheat crisis in December and January, the inquiry committee looking...

KP has highest Covid-19 fatality rate in country

KP has highest Covid-19 fatality rate in country

Peshawar (Pakistan) April 5: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has recorded over three per cent mortality from novel coronavirus (Covid-19), the highest in...

Sugar crisis probe report leaves ruling alliance red-faced

Sugar crisis probe report leaves ruling alliance red-faced

Islamabad (Pakistan) April 5: Two much-awaited reports on the recent sugar and wheat crises in the country were made public...

Fear grips health workers as doctor tested positive for Covid-19 put on ventilator in Karachi

Fear grips health workers as doctor tested positive...

Karachi (Pakistan) April 5: Fear and anxiety gripped health workers on Saturday when a senior doctor, who was active on...

Virus cases may top 50,000 by April end, SC told

Virus cases may top 50,000 by April end,...

Islamabad (Pakistan) April 5: The Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination (NHSRC) informed the Supreme Court on Saturday...

Sri Lanka conducts first online tea auctions amid COVID-19 pandemic

Sri Lanka conducts first online tea auctions amid...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), Apr 5: The first ever sale of Ceylon Tea on a digital platform took place on Saturday...

Police arrest 1,245 people for violating curfew in last 24 hours

Police arrest 1,245 people for violating curfew in...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), Apr 5: Sri Lanka Police have arrested 1,245 people in the 24 hours ended at 06:00 am...

Five police members kept in hospital quarantine

Five police members kept in hospital quarantine

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Apr 5: Five police personnel have been under observation or quarantine at Rajarbagh Central Police Hospital (CPH). They...

Coronavirus: PM unveils Tk72,750 crore total incentive package

Coronavirus: PM unveils Tk72,750 crore total incentive package

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Apr 5: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced a total incentive package of Tk72,750 crore to overcome the...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 2nd worst, Uttara, Bashundhara remain unhealthy

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 2nd worst, Uttara, Bashundhara...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Apr 5: Dhaka has ranked 2nd worst on the world Air Quality Index (AQI) as extreme air pollution...

PM: Coronavirus situation still under control in Bangladesh

PM: Coronavirus situation still under control in Bangladesh

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Apr 5: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the coronavirus situation in Bangladesh is still under control and...

Chittagong super shop staffers sent to home-quarantine

Chittagong super shop staffers sent to home-quarantine

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Apr 5: The district administration has sent at least 14 staff members of a local supershop in Chittagong's...

RMG workers asked to go back from factories' gate

RMG workers asked to go back from factories'...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Apr 5: A huge number of garment workers have been asked to return from factories' gate, with announcement...

Finance minister: People of all professions to benefit from new incentive packages

Finance minister: People of all professions to benefit...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Apr 5: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said people from all classes and professions will be benefited...

Coronavirus: Biman suspends all flights until April 14

Coronavirus: Biman suspends all flights until April 14

Dhaka (Bangladesh), Apr 5: The Biman Bangladesh Airlines has suspended all of its international and domestic flights until April 14...

Australian authorities optimistic about COVID-19 despite rising death toll

Australian authorities optimistic about COVID-19 despite rising death...

Canberra (Australia), Apr 5: The rate of COVID-19 deaths in Australia continues to accelerate, with the national toll rising to...

Afghanistan's COVID-19 positive cases soar to 337

Afghanistan's COVID-19 positive cases soar to 337

Kabul (Afghanistan), Apr 5: The number of cases tested positive for COVID-19 has reached 337 in Afghanistan, spokesman for Public...

Former Honduras president embroiled in FIFA graft case dies

Former Honduras president embroiled in FIFA graft case...

Mexico City (Mexico), Apr 5: Rafael Callejas, the former Honduras president convicted in the sprawling FIFA corruption scandal, died in...

Vietnam reports no COVID-19 case on Sunday

Vietnam reports no COVID-19 case on Sunday

Hanoi (Vietnam), Apr 5: Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 case on Sunday morning, with the total confirmed cases in the...