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  • Coronavirus inflicts estimated Rs 30 BN loss on Pakistan's economy.
  • SAARC nations vow to jointly fight COVID 19.
  • IMF decides two years debt service relief for poor states.
  • To fight CoronaVirus, PM Imran Khan announces a youth force and charity fund.
  • British PM Boris Johnson & health minister tests positive.
  • Record rise in Italy death toll takes to 9134 due to CoronaVirus.
  • The Pandemic is accelerating at an exponential rate.
  • Fight against Coronavirus is not option, its obligation. WHO
  • WHO Director-General calls on G20 to Fight, Unite, and Ignite against COVID-19
  • Containment strategies have only slowed the spread of the respiratory disease Covid19.
Blood from people who recover from coronavirus could provide a treatment

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Three-part plan for a global response to COVID-19. UN Secretary urges

  To best respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres calls on world leaders to c ...

“This is, above all, a human crisis that calls for solidarity” Antonio Guterres

19 March 2020 - We are facing a global health crisis unlike any in the 75-year history of the United Nations one th ...

International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the Commonwealth

Overview The Commonwealth is an intergovernmental organization of 53 member states, which covers almost a quarter o ...

DW Global Media Forum July 6-7, 2020: Pluralism. Populism. Journalism.

  DW Global Media Forum July 6-7, 2020: Pluralism. Populism. Journalism. Never have there been more opportunit ...

The United Nations launches 75th anniversary dialogues.

  The United Nations launches 75th anniversary dialogues. The biggest global conversation on the world's futur ...

International Day of Education

24 January Education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility. The United Nations General Assemb ...

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Stabbed 23 times in broad daylight last year, Khadija Siddiqi is now inspiring young girls to speak up

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China to invest $50bn for mega dams in Pakistan

China to invest $50bn for mega dams in Pakistan

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UN DESA Now accepting applications for the 1 million USD  Energy Grant. Together 2030

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  We would like to inform you that the 2017 cycle of the UN DESA Energy Grant has started. The thematic focus for 2017 is "Sustainable Energy for Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity in a Changing World". It is aligned with the theme of ...

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Global Media Forum 2017

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Scientists find new genetic locations for type 2 diabetes

Scientists find new genetic locations for type 2 diabetes

Scientists from University College London and Imperial College London in the United Kingdom have identified new genetic locations that might make some people more prone to developing type 2 diabetes. Using a UCL-developed method of genetic mapping, M ...

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Student societies and co-curricular activities can eliminate extremism from universities

Student societies and co-curricular activities can eliminate extremism from universities

  Working Group on Promotion of Peace and Tolerance at the University Campuses formed by Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has prepared a consolidated report on the basis of the recommendations made in the two-day conference on Promotion ...

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Mardan university student lynched by mob over alleged blasphemy: police

Mardan university student lynched by mob over alleged blasphemy: police

A 23-year-old student of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan was killed and another seriously injured by a vigilante mob for allegedly "publishing blasphemous content online", local police said Thursday.The incident occurred within the university prem ...

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DAWN Group introduces: Baseline Standerds of a Code of Media Ethics

DAWN Group introduces: Baseline Standerds of a Code of Media Ethics

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Japan extends grant aid of Rs453 million to Pakistan to fight terrorism

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  Japan has agreed to extend a grant aid of Rs453 million ($4.43 million) to the government of Pakistan under its “Economic and Social Development Programme”. According to a statement issued by the Japanese Embassy in a press release on Friday, ...

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UNODC launches $70 million programme

UNODC launches $70 million programme

    The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has launched a USD 70 million Country Programme to address Pakistan’s development challenges within its mandated areas of illicit trafficking, drug control and crime prevention. Under ...

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Chitral NGO organises cleanliness drive in Lahore

Chitral NGO organises cleanliness drive in Lahore

Continuing its journey of clean and green Pakistan, Chitral Heritage and Environment Protection Society (CHEPS), a non-profit organisation based in Chitral Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, organised a clean-up drive at Shahi Qila Lahore. Over sixty students, all ...

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor : An insight

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor : An insight

  The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is currently under construction at a cost of $46 billion which is intended to rapidly expand and upgrade Pakistani infrastructure, as well as deepen and broaden economic links between Pakistan and th ...

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HEC announces PhD scholarships for Pakistan, AJK nationals for year 2016-17

HEC announces PhD scholarships for Pakistan, AJK nationals for year 2016-17

* Commission has allocated a sum of Rs 300 million in fiscal year 2016-17 for different new schemes, including the scholarships ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the PhD scholarships for the Pakistan and Azad Jammu Kashmi ...

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Take inequalities in education seriously: UNESCO

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Female education ‘lowest’ in Pakistan, says report

Female education ‘lowest’ in Pakistan, says report

  Study covering South Asia reveals sluggish improvement in literacy rate, political sector, judicial sector but country is still outranked by Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives LAHORE: A report has revealed that the women’s education in the countr ...

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TEVTA to train 15,000 youth in Chinese language

TEVTA to train 15,000 youth in Chinese language

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Kashmir: A heaven in search of peace Featured

Kashmir: A heaven in search of peace Featured

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Government plans to enforce child breastfeeding ordinance

Government plans to enforce child breastfeeding ordinance

.   Minister says government, civil society and parliamentarians have to ensure implementation of international code of marketing of breast milk substitutes Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Ms Saira Af ...

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