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Future of the COVID-19

It is difficult to predict exactly what the future of the COVID-19 pandemic will look like. However, it is likely that the virus will continue to circulate and cause outbreaks in the future, much like other respiratory viruses such as influenza. There are several factors that could influence the course of the pandemic in the […]

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Germany to legalize 30 grams Cannabis for recreational use

The plans to decriminalize the possession of up to 30 grams (1 ounce) of cannabis and permit its sale to adults for recreational use were unveiled by Germany’s health minister today. The government is still unsure if the plan authorized by the Cabinet will move forward since it wants to confirm that it complies with […]

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Pakistani telemedicine Startup SehatKahani included in Forbes “Top 100 companies to watch”

SehatKahani, a startup in the Pakistani healthcare industry, was just included in Forbes’ 100 Companies to Watch list. Forbes has hand-selected a few of the most successful startups in the Asian-Pacific markets for this list. This time, the Forbes list placed a strong emphasis on the health sector, which explains the inclusion of SehatKahani. Each […]

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Apple, Google, Xiaomi donates to support in flood relief and recovery activities

Since June, intense rains have altered Pakistan’s landscape, burying around one-third of the country under water, killing thousands of people, and displacing millions of people from their homes. According to the National Disaster Management Authority, these disastrous floods have forced the relocation of more than 33,046,329 individuals and damaged more than 1,051,570 dwellings. In order […]

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Careem to donate Rs. 50 per ride to Shahid Afridi foundation for flood relief

Careem has partnered with the Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF) to introduce a donation car ride for its clients named GO Flood Relief as Pakistan experiences devastating floods as a result of unexpected rainfall in several areas of the country. Customers will be able to donate PKR 50 for each ride they take thanks to the […]

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CDA inaugurates a 5 km Trail-7 in Margalla Hills from C-12 to Kainthia (Alexander Well)

The Environment Wing of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) opened a new hiking trail, a 5km Trail-7 in Islamabad’s Margalla Hills for hikers and tourists earlier today. It is a part of Healthy Islamabad campaign. New cycling tracks are established to support increasing physical activity and better health habits. The civic authority inaugurated the five-kilometer-long […]

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UAE plans to set up Pakistan’s first Plasma farming facilities

UAE has arrived in Pakistan to conduct a feasibility study for a plan to build Pakistan’s first plasma farming facilities. The field of plasma farming technologies is expanding in clinical medicine and patient care. It involves plasma fractionation, which is the separation of plasma fractions—individual proteins—from donor-obtained plasma. Pakistan and China form alliance for research […]

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Rs. 36 billion worth new tax imposed on Cigarettes and tobacco products

The Federal Government has imposed a new tax on cigarettes and tobacco products worth Rs. 36 billion to reduce the fiscal deficit and circular debt. The Finance Minister said in his press conference that the levy is needed to make up for the decrease in retail tax from 42 billion to 27 billion rupees. The […]

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US donates 36 vehicles to KP Government for infectious diseases monitoring and management

To improve the monitoring and management of infectious diseases, particularly Covid-19, the US government, via the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), supplied 36 vehicles to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government’s health department. Taimur Khan Jhagra, the KPK health minister, received the 36 automobiles from US ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome. KPK government to […]

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Pakistani startups witnessing exponential growth, $800 million invested in 1.5 year

Pakistan’s ambassador to the US, urged Pakistani-American business owners based in the US to take advantage of the economic opportunities in Pakistan and the government’s business-friendly policies, noting that the country’s exponential growth in the startup and technology sectors has created significant economic opportunities and the nation is ready to draw foreign investment. Pakistan’s smart […]

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