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Beijing , extends , movement , curbs , contain , resurgent , coronavirus

Beijing extends movement curbs to contain resurgent coronavirus

06 June, 2020 8:07 pm 8:07 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s capital cancelled scores of flights, shut schools and blocked off some neighbourhoods as it ramped up efforts to contain a coronavirus outbreak that has fanned fears of wider contagion. Many in Beijing have had their daily lives upended by the resurgence of the disease over the past six days, with some … Read More

Punjab govt, extends, shopping malls, markets, 10pm

Punjab govt extends hours of shopping malls, markets till 10pm

05 May, 2020 4:47 pm 4:47 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Punjab government has extended the hours of markets and shopping malls till 10pm. Talking to the media on Thursday, Provincial Minister for Industry Mian Aslam Iqbal said that markets would remain open till 10pm from Friday. “In cities, people usually awake at 11am and there is a rush in markets … Read More

Balochistan govt, extends, smart lockdown, 15 days

Balochistan govt extends smart lockdown for 15 days

05 May, 2020 10:51 am 10:51 am

QUETTA (92 News) – The Balochistan government has extended the smart lockdown for 15 days. According to a notification issued on Wednesday, the lockdown will continue until June 2. Inter-district and inter-provincial transport will remain suspended during the period. However, shopping malls and markets will remain open from 3am to 5pm until Eid. After the … Read More

dges, 'crushing response', US, extends, arms embargo

Give us first-hand information to fight virus, Taiwan asks WHO

05 May, 2020 1:47 pm 1:47 pm

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s health minister asked the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday to ensure the island had access to first-hand information about the coronavirus, saying that not having the full picture slows down epidemic-prevention work. Taiwan’s exclusion from WHO – China, which considers the island one of its provinces, objects to Taiwan’s membership … Read More

Iran, Rouhani, raises, prospect, compulsory, face masks, public

Iran’s Rouhani pledges ‘crushing response’ if US extends ...

05 May, 2020 1:41 pm 1:41 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatened a “crushing response” on Wednesday if the United States goes ahead with plans to extend an embargo on Iranian trade of conventional arms, which the United Nations is set to lift later this year. Under Iran’s deal with world powers to accept limits to its nuclear programme … Read More

Russia, extends, lockdown, May 11, prepares, ease, mid-May

Putin extends lockdown till May 11, prepares to ease in mid-May

04 April, 2020 10:15 pm 10:15 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin extended coronavirus lockdown measures for another two weeks on Tuesday, while ordering his government to begin preparations for a gradual lifting of the curbs from mid-May. Although Putin said the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus was now stabilising, he told Russians to expect the worst days … Read More

Argentina, extends, coronavirus, quarantine, President Alberto Fernandez

Argentina extends coronavirus quarantine until May 10

04 April, 2020 8:58 am 8:58 am

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Argentina will extend a mandatory nationwide quarantine period until May 10 in a bid to combat the advance of the coronavirus, President Alberto Fernandez said on Saturday. The government-imposed shelter-in-place measure, in effect since mid-March, had been set to expire on Sunday. “We have come a long way and have met some … Read More

India, extends, lockdown, May 3

India extends lockdown until May 3 as coronavirus cases cross 10,000

04 April, 2020 12:35 pm 12:35 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India on Tuesday extended until May 3 a nationwide lockdown as the number of coronavirus cases crossed 10,000 despite a three-week shutdown. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a televised address to the nation, said the challenge was to stop the virus from spreading to new parts of the country, but held … Read More

Sindh government, extends, lockdown, week

Sindh government extends lockdown for a week

04 April, 2020 2:46 pm 2:46 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Sindh government has extended the lockdown for a week to contain the spread of coronavirus. In a video message on Saturday, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah expressed concern over the COVID-19 situation in the province. He said that 104 new cases and six deaths have been reported in … Read More

New Zealand, demotes, minister, coronavirus, lockdown, extends, emergency

New Zealand demotes minister for coronavirus lockdown breach, extends emerg...

04 April, 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday she had rejected her health minister’s offer to resign for breaching nationwide lockdown rules as doing so would jeopardise plans to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Health Minister David Clark drove his family to the beach in the early stages of … Read More

Trump, tests, negative. coronavirus, extends, travel ban, Britain, Ireland

Trump tests negative for coronavirus, extends travel ban to Britain, Irelan...

03 March, 2020 8:37 am 8:37 am

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Donald Trump tested negative for the coronavirus, his doctor said on Saturday, as the US president extended a travel ban to Britain and Ireland to try to slow the spread of a pandemic that has shut down much of the daily routine of American life. After White House officials took the … Read More

Punjab govt extends winter vacations till Jan 12

01 January, 2020 2:28 pm 2:28 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Punjab government has extended the winter vacations till January 12. Now the school will reopen January 13. On Monday, a thin attendance was observed in schools despite their opening. On January 31, the Punjab government had extended the winter vacations until January 6. The vacations were extended because of the … Read More

IHC, extends, interim bail, JUI-F leader, Akram Durrani, Jan 15

IHC extends interim bail of JUI-F leader Akram Durrani till Jan 15

01 January, 2020 2:28 pm 2:28 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday extended the interim bail of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) leader Akram Durrani till January 15. Hearing the petition, IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah remarked that the NAB should satisfy court as why it wants to arrest Akram Durrani. “Corruption should be visible if it is … Read More

Court, extends, Hamza Shehbaz, judicial remand, Dec 20

Court extends Hamza Shehbaz’s judicial remand till Dec 20

12 December, 2019 1:31 pm 1:31 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Accountability Court Judge Jawadul Hassan on Thursday extended the judicial remand of Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz till December 20 in the assets beyond income and money laundering case. He could not be produced in court from Kot Lakhpat jail due to security reasons. During the last hearing, … Read More

FBR, extends, date, filing, income tax, returns, Oct 31

FBR extends date for filing income tax returns till Oct 31

09 September, 2019 11:41 pm 11:41 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the date for filing income tax returns till October 31. According to a notification issued by the FBR, the individuals and associations of persons are allowed to file their tax returns by the end of next month. The companies are also allowed to … Read More