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Govt says lockdown areas are exempted from loadshedding

The areas across the country that have been put under smart lockdown to check the spread of the new coronavirus have been exempted from loadshedding. The power division...

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Fahad Mustafa questions his own decision for voting Imran Khan in elections

Pakistan Film industry’s leading actor Fahad Mustafa, seeing the rising inflation in the country, has asked the Prime Minister whether voting for him was the correct...

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Hoax about Bill Gates’ plan to ‘microchip the vaccine’ circulates online

Story by AFP Multiple Facebook posts shared hundreds of times claim that Bill Gates’ “ultimate goal” is to “microchip the [COVID-19] vaccine” to create...

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TV show ‘The Simpsons’ ditches using white voices for characters of color

Story by Reuters Animated TV comedy “The Simpsons” is ending the use of white actors to voice characters of color, producers said on Friday. “Moving forward,...

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Imran takes pride to be among “first ones” imposing smart lockdown

Prime Minister Imran Khan on June 28 said that his team was amongst the first to enforce smart lockdown to curb the spread of novel coronavirus in the country. PM Imran...

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Brawl over ‘Facebook comments’ in Lahore leaves two dead

Two people were killed and two injured during a conflict between two groups in Lahore on Saturday over Facebook comments, according to the police. There was an argument...

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Pakistani researchers secure US patent for therapeutic drug monitoring technology

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted a patent to a team of researchers from COMSATS University, Islamabad for a new technology they have...

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Covid-19 becomes least discussed topic in Pakistan as cases cross 200,000 mark

While Pakistan’s tally of the novel coronavirus cases crossed the 200,000 mark on Saturday, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) did brainstorming to find...