Category Archives: Medical & Health

Credit Card Users Decline Due to COVID-19

The number of credit cards’ base and its utility witnessed a decreasing trend among customers despite the reduction in mark-up rates. According to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the number of credit cards declined to 1.63 million in the first quarter of the financial year 2020-21 (July to September) against the previous quarters in

Death toll from coronavirus across world rises to 293,348

The death toll from coronavirus across the world has risen to 293,348 while 4,363,042 cases have been reported globally. Meanwhile, 1,613,346 people have so far recovered from the infection. The United States has the highest number of total deaths with 83,449. Britain has the second highest toll with 32,692 followed by Italy with 30,911, Spain

Confirmed Coronavirus cases rise to 34,336 in Pakistan

The number of confirmed Coronavirus infection cases in the country has risen to 34,336 with 31 new deaths. 2,255 fresh cases have also been reported and 11,848 tests conducted. So far 13,225 cases have been registered in Punjab, 12,610 in Sindh, 5,021 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2,158 in Balochistan, 759 in Islamabad, 475 in Gilgit Baltistan

HEC to Study the Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Pakistani Industries & Guide Universities

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has announced that Pakistan Science Foundation and Higher Education Commission (HEC) will carry out a joint study to ascertain the effects of the coronavirus on the Pakistani industries. “Pakistan Science Foundation and HEC are launching a joint study to ascertain how coronavirus will effect Pakistani industry, which

PM reviews prevailing situation following Covid-19 pandemic outbreak

Prime Minister Imran Khan says the government eased the countrywide lockdown phased wise to maintain balance between economic activities and protective measures against Covid-19. He was chairing a high-level meeting in Islamabad on Monday to review prevailing situation following outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic in the country. The prime minister said imposition of lockdown is being

Ajmal lauds performance of journalists in creating public awareness against COVID-19

Adviser to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Information and Public Relation Ajmal Wazir says the government is extending all out support to the media persons affected by coronavirus in the province. He said this while handing over dispatching relief packages for affected media men in Peshawar. Ajmal Wazir urged media personnel to execute their responsibilities