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Italy reports 73,357 coronavirus cases on Saturday, 118 deaths

ROME, MAR 26: Italy reported 73,357 COVID-19 related cases on Saturday, against 75,616 the day before, the health ministry said, while the number of deaths fell to 118 from 146. Italy has registered 158,700 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February 2020, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the eighth highest in the world. The country has reported over 14.3 million cases to date. Patients in hospital with COVID-19 – not including those in intensive care – stood at 9,023 on Saturday, up from 8,994 a day earlier.Read More

Sarmad Ali and Naz Afreen Saigol elected President and Secy General of APNS respectively

KARACHI, MAR 26 /DNA/ – The Annual Meeting of the APNS General Council held on March 26, 2022 at APNS House, Karachi unanimously elected Sarmad Ali as  President, Jamil Ather  as Senior Vice President, Shahab Zuberi as Vice President, Ms. Nazafreen Saigol Lakhani as Secretary General, Mohsin Bilal as Joint Secretary and Muhammad Awais Khushnood as Finance Secretary of the Society. The AGM was held under the chairmanship of Sarmad Ali, President. The Council unanimously approved the report of the Executive Committee for the year 2021-2022 as well as theRead More

March 27 ‘decisive day’ in country’s history: PM Imran

Kamalia City, MAR 26: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that March 27 (Sunday) — when the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf plans to hold what it calls a “historic” rally in Islamabad ahead of the start of no-confidence proceedings against the premier — would be a “decisive day” in the country’s history. “The biggest ever sea of people will converge in the capital to give the message to these criminals (opposition) that their days of looting and plundering are over,” PM Imran said while addressing a public meeting in Punjab’s Kamalia city.Read More

Biden calls NATO article 5 ‘sacred commitment’ for United States

WARSAW, MAR 26: The U.S. has a “sacred commitment” to the NATO military alliance’s collective defence, US President Joe Biden told his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, on Saturday during a visit to Warsaw. “You can count on that… For your freedom and ours,” he told Duda, who said that Poles were feeling a “great sense of threat” as a result of the conflict in neighbouring Ukraine. Biden also said he thought Russian President Vladimir Putin “was counting on dividing, be able to separate eastern flank from the West.” However, he said, he had not been able to do so. Biden further thanked Poland for taking in refugeesRead More

Pakistan’s Parliament committed towards achievement of SDGs: Senator Kauda Babar

ISLAMABAD, MAR 26 /DNA/ – Senator Kauda Babar while representing Pakistan in the meeting of the Sustainable Development Committee of International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) expressed that Pakistan’s Parliament is fully committed towards the achievement of SDGs. “Financing for implementation of SDGs is one of the major challenges especially for the less  developed and developing countries” he added. Kauda Babar while expressing challenges of the covid-19 said that innumerable challenges are being faced by the post covid world. He said that while the COVID-19 crisis has brought setbackRead More

No one to be allowed to stage sit-in in Capital: Rasheed

ISLAMABAD, Mar 26 (DNA): Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmedwhile reiterating complete security to the Opposition rally on Saturdaycategorically said that no one would be allowed to stage sit-in in thefederal Capital. Addressing a press conference here, the minister said that 15,000personnel of Rangers, Frontier Constabulary (FC) and police were deputedfor maintenance of law and order in the Capital. Srinagar Highway has been handed over to the Rangers and FC and it was agood omen that Jamiat Ulema Islam (JUI-F) has shifted its stage to H-9Bazar from the highway, heRead More