India surpasses Brazil, attains 2nd spot with most Covid-19 Infections

NEW DELHI: Amid the alarming rise in fresh Covid-19 infections, India has surpassed Brazil and attained the second spot in the world with most cases. The second-most populous country has reported 904 new deaths and 168,912 fresh Covid-19 infections in a single day. The death tally currently stands at 170,179 on Monday (today) whereas the total number of cases has

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Lahore Declared Polio-Free after five Samples Test Negative

LAHORE: Even as novel Covid-19 grapples Punjab capital with its most intense wave, the metropolitan city has successfully eradicated poliovirus. Yes, Pakistan’s second-largest city has been declared free from the contagious virus. The incumbent Deputy Commissioner Muddassir Riaz Malik on Sunday confirmed the development while speaking with press personnel. Malik also took to micro-blogging site Twitter where he claimed that

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Saudis unveil Ramadan plan; Iftar gatherings, Iʿtikāf banned in holy mosques

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has decided to maintain a ban on Iftar gathering and Itikaf at the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Holy Prophet’s (PBUH) mosque in Madina during the holy month of Ramadan in a bid to stern the spread of novel Covid-19. The officials, while announcing the Ramadan protocols, urged all worshippers to get the COVID-19 vaccine at

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Modi’s YouTube Video Scores Above 1 million ‘Dislikes’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India is trending these days as one of his official videos has crossed over 1 million dislikes on YouTube. ‘Mann Ki Baat’ is an Indian radio program hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself. PM Modi is known to addresses All India Radio once a month. The 68th show aired on August 30, 2020 has

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Fake Education Minister Punjab Announces One-Year Holiday, Real Minister Clarifies

As the lockdown crosses the mark of one month, looks like students haven’t had enough fun already. A fake account pretending to be the education minister of Punjab, Dr Murad Ras, announced holidays for a complete one year owing to COVID-19 lockdown. The post was shared so many times that the real education minister had to clarify. Dr Murad on

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Corona Positive Son and Burial Procedure of his Corona Succumbed Father

It was around noon when Murtaza Waheed received a call from the Assistant commissioner of district East that his father, who was a COVID-19 patient, had passed away. In the same breath he said that according to guidelines of Sindh Government only one person would be allowed to go through the burial procedure and asked him to come over. “I

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