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NCOC Directs To Spearhead Stringent Enforcement Of SOPs, Public Mobilization As COVID Surges

ISLAMABAD, Oct 31 (APP):The National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) on Saturday directed the quarters concerned to spearhead stringent enforcement of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and mass mobilization adherence to safety guidelines amid surge in Coronavirus cases and positivity across the country.

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Interior Minister For Promoting Culture Of Tolerance In Society

ISLAMABAD, Oct 31 (APP):Interior Minister Brig (Retd) Ijaz Ahmed Shah on Saturday underlined the need for promoting the culture of tolerance in the society to curb the tendencies of extremism and sectarianism effectively. Addressing a Seerat-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) conference in Nankana Sahib,....

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PDM’s Narrative, An Attempt To Cause Instability: Shibli

ISLAMABAD, Oct 31 (APP):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz Saturday said Pakistan Democratic Alliance (PDM) was trying to destabilise the country with its narrative and made it clear that the government would not tolerate anti-state statements of the opposition.

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China Delivers Online Training To Health Professionals From Pakistan, Other Countries

BEIJING, Oct 31 (APP): Over 50 health professionals from eight countries including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia participated in third Virtual Training Courses on rational use of medicines for health professionals in South and Southeast Asia.

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Afridi Urges UN Rapporteurs To Take Note Of Illegal Land Transfers In IIOJK

ISLAMABAD, Oct 31 (APP): Chairman, Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir, Shehryar Khan Afridi Saturday urged the UN experts on Human Rights and Freedom of Expression to make an immediate intervention into the Indian government’s illegal transfer of 2.4 lac kanals of land in Indian Illegally Occupied....

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US Election 2020: Goldman Money Funds' Liquidity Buffer Swells

Geo Television

BOSTON: Two Goldman Sachs Group Inc money-market funds, whipsawed in March by billions of dollars of investor withdrawals, have steadily amassed a liquidity cushion much larger than rivals, as the $4.35 trillion industry braces for the outcome of the US presidential election and another global surge in coronavirus cases.

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Commissioner Lahore Pays Surprise Visist To Lal Pul Sahulat Bazaar

Commissioner Lahore Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghumman on Saturday paid surprise visit to the Lal Pul Sahulat Bazaar and expressed satisfaction on the arrangements. During his visit, he has inspected different sections of the bazaar including medical camp, fruit and vegetable stalls as well as checked the quality and availability of flour, sugar and pulses.

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Khloe Kardashian Tests Positive For Coronavirus In ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ Sneak Peek

Khloe Kardashian had coronavirus earlier this year. This news is confirmed in this exclusive clip from Thursday, Oct. 29’s all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The new footage starts off with Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner expressing concern for the Good American mogul.

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Khloé Kardashian Struggles To Cope Without Daughter True During Quarantine

Geo Television

Khloé Kardashian cannot be around her daughter True while she fights against Covid-19 and it is proving to be the most “gut-wrenching” thing in the world. "It was so incredibly scary,” Khloé told Ellen DeGeneres during an appearance on her show. "I mean, it still is scary, but especially then when....

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Peshawar Doctor Passes Away After Battle With Covid-19

Dawn

Yet another doctor succumbed to the coronavirus in Peshawar on Saturday. In a statement, the Provincial Doctors Association (PDA) said Dr Sultan Zeb — associate dean at the Khyber College of Dentistry — had been diagnosed with the coronavirus and was undergoing treatment at Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC).

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NCOC ‘concerned’ On Coronavirus Situation In Pakistan

Geo Television

ISLAMABAD: While expressing concern on the deteriorating situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Saturday hinted that drastic measures could be taken to control the spread of the virus. “More drastic measures could be taken if coronavirus situation deteriorates further.

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France On Edge As Man Linked To Nice Attacker Detained

The Express Tribune

PARIS: French police have detained a man believed to have been in contact with the knifeman who brutally killed three people at a church in Nice, judicial sources said on Friday, with security forces on high alert for other attacks ahead of a key Catholic holiday.

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Jimmy Fallon Teaches His ‘spoiled’ Kids The Art Of 'giving' This Festive Season

Geo Television

Despite December being a month away, Jimmy Fallon has set his list of priorities straight this festive season. The TV show host intends to impart his ‘selfish’ children with lessons about the art of giving. Fallon touched upon his new idea for the holidays during an interview with People magazine....

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Pakistan Wants Even-handed Treatment From US With Respect To India: PM Imran

Dawn

During a visit to New Delhi, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said that the two countries had to work together to confront the threat China posed to security and freedom. Similarities with Trump. With the US elections just a few days away, Imran refrained from saying which candidate had a better shot at winning.

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All Nine First XI Players Tested Negative For COVID-19

By Sohail Ali. LAHORE, Oct 31 (APP): Nine squad members of first XI underwent Covid-19 tests on the eve of their second round first-class Quaid-e-Azam Trophy matches at the team hotel in Karachi and have come out negative. The tests were conducted on those who were experiencing flu and fever related....

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NCOC Enlists Public's Aid For Compliance Of Covid-19 SOPs

The Express Tribune

The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) on Saturday decided to seek the help of citizens for compliance of standard operating procedure (SOPs) established to curb the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the country. Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar said the decision was taken in view of....

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Parks To Be Shut At 6:00 Pm Amid Covid-19

The Express Tribune

MULTAN: Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) Administartion and Finance Director Robina Kosar on Thursday said the parks of the city would be closed at 6 pm. Under the preventive measures against coronavirus, in a statement issued, Kosar said that as per the directives of the Punjab government,....

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Good News: Pakistan Gets Textile Orders From Top Brands Hugo Boss, Guess, Target

Geo Television

Pakistan’s decision to ease COVID-19 restrictions early on paved the way for its textile sector to secure orders from international brands such as Hugo Boss, Guess?, Target and Hanesbrands. According to a report, Pakistan’s outbound shipments recently grew at a faster pace than Bangladesh and India,....

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807 New Coronavirus Cases Reported; 11 Deaths In Past 24 Hours

ISLAMABAD, Oct 31 (APP): The total active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan on Saturday were recorded 12,121 as 807 more people tested positive for the deadly virus during the last 24 hours. Eleven corona patients, who were under treatment in hospital died on Friday, according to the latest update issued....

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NCOC Asks People To Report COVID-19 SOP Violations

Geo Television

The National Command and Operations Centre on Saturday sought citizens help to discourage violation of COVID-19 SOPs as the country looks to avoid a second wave of infections. “With the arrival of second wave and continued wide scale violation of the SOPs, the NCOC has decided to seek citizens help....

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Pakistan Reports 807 Coronavirus Cases In One Day

The Nation

Pakistan on Saturday has reported 11 deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 332,993. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,806. According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 807 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.

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Pakistan Expects Evenhanded Treatment From US With Respect To India: PM Imran

The Express Tribune

Says Islamabad’s only interest in Afghanistan is that it doesn't allow India to operate from there against Pakistan

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Region Could Flare Up Any Time, PM Imran Khan Warns US

Geo Television

ISLAMABAD: Expressing concern over India’s antics in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned that the region is a hotspot that could “flare up at any time”, urging the United States to constitute an “evenhanded” treatment.

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