Monday, 17 February 2020

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  • Japan economy suffers worst drop in over five years

    February 17, 2020 11:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Japan’s economy suffered its worst quarterly contraction in more than five years at the end of 2019 after a tax hike and typhoons. According to official data today, the nation’s gross domestic product in the three months to December shrank... View Article

  • Afghanistan: Gunman shoots nine homeless people in Kabul

    February 17, 2020 11:48 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    In Afghanistan, a Gunman shot dead nine homeless people in the capital, Kabul yesterday. Ferdaus Faramarz, a spokesman for Kabul police told that the shooting took place at the side of the Qrough mountain. The motive for yesterday night’s attack... View Article

  • FATF meet in Paris to take stock of Pakistan’s role in terror financing

    February 17, 2020 10:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    A crucial meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) began in Paris yesterday. The plenary session of the FATF will take stock of Pakistan’s role in terror financing. A statement posted on the FATF website said that the session... View Article

  • Govt sets up teams to examine villages bordering Nepal for novel coronavirus infection

    February 17, 2020 10:40 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Union Health Ministry has constituted central teams of experts for examination of villages bordering Nepal for novel coronavirus infection. According to the Ministry, villages bordering Nepal in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Sikkim and West Bengal will be... View Article

  • WHO says ‘way too early’ to predict end of novel coronavirus

    February 13, 2020 2:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    World Health Organization has cautioned it is too early to say whether COVID-19 might have peaked or when it might end. Michael Ryan, head of WHO’s Health emergencies programme, told reporters that it is too early to try to predict... View Article

  • Death toll from coronavirus rises to 1,483 in China

    February 13, 2020 2:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The death toll from coronavirus epidemic rose to 1,483 in China today. Authorities reported 116 more deaths and 4,823 new cases in hard-hit Hubei province today. Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak, had 242 more deaths and over 14,800... View Article

  • 39 more people on board Japan cruise ship tested positive for Covid-2019

    February 12, 2020 1:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    An additional 39 people on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the Japan coast have tested positive for the Covid-2019 bringing the total to 174. Japanese Health Minister Katsunobu Kato told reporters today that out of 53 new test... View Article

  • US Prez Donald Trump says he is looking forward to his visit to India commencing from Feb 24

    February 12, 2020 10:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    US President Donald Trump has said that he is looking forward to his visit to India later this month where millions of people would welcome him. Trump told reporters in the Oval Office that he looks forward to going to... View Article

  • China expresses gratitude to Indian side for supporting its fight against Novel Coronavirus

    February 10, 2020 5:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    China has expressed its gratitude and appreciation to the Indian side for supporting China in its fight against Novel Coronavirus. Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message and offer to assist China, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman said, the friendly gesture... View Article

  • Iran launches satellite, fails to put it into orbit

    February 10, 2020 11:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Iran launched a satellite yesterday but failed to put it into orbit in a blow to its space programme. The attempted launch of the Zafar comes days before the 41st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution and crucial parliamentary elections in... View Article

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