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WHO unveils ‘mpox’ as preferred term for monkeypox

GENEVA: Monkeypox is to be renamed mpox, the World Health Organization announced Monday, in a bid to avoid stigmatisation stemming from the existing name. Monkeypox received its name because the virus was originally identified in monkeys kept for research in Denmark in 1958, but the disease is found in a number of animals and most frequently in rodents. A surge in monkeypox infections has been reported since early May among men who have sex with men, outside the African countries where it has long been endemic. “When the outbreak ofRead More

England coach Brendon McCullum promises result-oriented cricket against Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: England head coach Brendon McCullum said that his side will be looking to play result-oriented cricket in the three-match series against Pakistan. Speaking to media at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium ahead of the first Test, McCullum said that Pakistan is a great place to tour and it’s been starved of international cricket for a long period of time. “We understand how passionate the people are here in Pakistan about the sport of cricket and we understand the obligation that we have as an England side. We’re looking forward to playing an entertaining styleRead More

SM Munir passes away

DNA KARACHI: Renowned business figure SM Munir has passes away. He was chairman of United Business Group and a leading businessman from Karachi. He was also former Chairman of TDAP. Meanwhile, President Dr. Arif Aliv has condloled his death. In his message the President said ‘My very dear friend, like an elder brother Mr. SM Muneer passed away. He was a great philanthropist. Our fathers were friends too, indulging in persistent charity.May his soul rest in peace and may his family gain strength from Allah to bear this loss’.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Kudus double sparks Ghana’s 3-2 win over South Korea

DOHA: Ghana’s opening goal had a rattling effect on South Korea but they showed amazing powers of recovery only to be floored again. Mohammad Kudus scored twice for Ghana, including the 68th-minute winner, as they revived their World Cup campaign with a rip-roaring 3-2 win in an absorbing, incredible match at the Education City Stadium on Monday. Ghana had gone into half-time with a 2-0 lead after goals from Mohammed Salisu and Kudus but two headed goals in the space of three second-half minutes by Cho Gue Sung had putRead More

Romanian national day celebrated

DNA ISLAMABAD, NOV 28: Tariq Fatemi, Prime Minister Adviser, Ambassador of Romania Nicolae Goia, Federal Minister Shazain Bugti, Romanian Consul Generals in Karachi Tariq Saud and Lahore Faiq Jawed and others cutting cake to celebrate the National Day of Romania.=DNA

PM offers condolence to Indonesian President over loss of precious lives due to earthquake

ISLAMABAD, NOV 28 /DNA/ – In a telephone conversation held with Indonesian President Joko Widodo today, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif offered condolences on the loss of precious lives and assets due to the earthquake that hit West Java region in Indonesia last week. The Prime Minister observed that the people of Pakistan could feel the anguish of their Indonesian brothers and sister, having recently suffered immensely due to natural calamities. Thanking the President of Indonesia for the assistance provided by the Government of Indonesia for the victims of floodsRead More