Tag Archives: fears

Palestinian painter channels her fears of Israeli annexation

06 June, 2020 8:05 pm 8:05 pm

JORDAN VALLEY, West Bank (Reuters) – Amid the barren hills of the Jordan Valley, Palestinian artist Khadeeja Bisharat paints scenes of bulldozers and demolitions, a reflection of fears of what may happen to her isolated Bedouin community if Israel annexes land in the occupied West Bank. Some 15,000 Palestinians live in tiny pastoral encampments scattered … Read More

Virus, second-wave, fears, rattle markets, stocks, fall

Virus second-wave fears rattle markets, stocks fall

06 June, 2020 3:19 pm 3:19 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Fears that a second wave of COVID-19 infections is under way sent jitters across global markets on Monday with stocks and oil under pressure while investors bought into safe havens such as German government debt. Beijing reported its second consecutive day of record numbers of virus cases and hospitalisations rose in some … Read More

Oil slips on oversupply fears, but stocks jump on virus slowdown hopes

04 April, 2020 10:22 am 10:22 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oil prices skidded on Monday after Saudi-Russian negotiations to cut output were delayed, keeping oversupply concerns alive, while stocks jumped as investors were encouraged by a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new cases. In currency markets, sterling GBP= fell 0.4% early in Asia after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to … Read More

Judges, training, courses, suspended, amid, fears, coronavirus, spread

Judges training courses suspended due to fear of coronavirus spread

03 March, 2020 2:49 pm 2:49 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Under instructions from Lahore High Court Chief Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan, the judges training courses going on at Punjab Judicial Academy have been suspended till further orders. Moreover, training workshops of special court judges and court employees have also been stopped temporarily. On the other hand, training courses of additional sessions … Read More

Raiwind, Tableeghi Ijtema, postponed, amid, coronavirus, fears

Raiwind Tableeghi Ijtema postponed amid coronavirus fears

03 March, 2020 7:49 pm 7:49 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – After consultation with the government, the Markazi Shura has postponed the Tableeghi Ijtema amid the fears of spread of coronavirus. It also urged its workers, women, elders and children to offer prayers to seek mercy of Allah Almighty. According to instructions issued by the Markazi Shura, all tableeghi groups will stay … Read More

Sheikh Rasheed, announces, suspension, 34 trains, coronavirus, fears

Sheikh Rasheed announces suspension of 12 trains amid coronavirus fears

03 March, 2020 2:59 pm 2:59 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed has announced suspension of 12 trains from Sunday amid the fears of spread of coronavirus. In a message on Saturday, he said that 11 Up and Down trains would be closed by March 25. He said that eight more trains would be suspended from April … Read More

Sindh CM, 11, coronavirus, patients, fears, increase, cases

Sindh CM confirms 11 more coronavirus patients, fears increase in cases

03 March, 2020 6:00 pm 6:00 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has confirmed 11 more coronavirus cases in the province, increasing the tally to over 100. Addressing a press conference on Monday, he said that a majority of coronavirus patients had arrived from Taftan. “In Karachi, only 27 patients have tested positive out of 393 … Read More

Punjab, cabinet, declares, medical emergency, fears, coronavirus

Punjab cabinet declares medical emergency due to fears of coronavirus

03 March, 2020 5:34 pm 5:34 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Punjab cabinet has declared a medical emergency across the province due to fears of spread of coronavirus on Thursday. Talking to the media, Punjab Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid said that screening and vigilance had been increased at five airports. She said that three hospitals are ready to deal … Read More

Coronavirus PHC Peshawar high Court emplyees directives fears cornavirus fears

Coronavirus fears: PHC issues directives for office employees

03 March, 2020 4:43 pm 4:43 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Monday has issued directives including nine-points for the employees working at different offices across the province due to fears of novel coronavirus. During the hearing, the court has barred employees from shaking hands and hugging each other. The judge has also ordered the workers suffering … Read More

Prices, surgical masks, skyrocket, country, coronavirus, fears

Prices of surgical masks skyrocket across country after coronavirus fears

02 February, 2020 1:49 pm 1:49 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Profiteers have increased the prices of surgical masks manifold after the fears of the spread of coronavirus. In all big cities, including Rawalpindi, Karachi and Lahore, masks have become a rare item. The price of a packet, which was hardly available for Rs200, has reached Rs1,600. The wholesale traders have stopped … Read More

UN, fears, 'bloodbath', northwest, Syria, fighting

UN says it fears ‘bloodbath’ in northwest Syria fighting

02 February, 2020 10:43 pm 10:43 pm

GENEVA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United Nations warned on Friday that fighting in northwest Syria could “end in a bloodbath” and called again for a ceasefire, while Moscow denied reports of a mass flight of civilians from a Russian-led Syrian government offensive. Syrian troops backed by Russian air power have been battling since December to eliminate … Read More

Double, Olympic champion, Adams, retires, sight, fears

Double Olympic champion Adams retires over sight fears

11 November, 2019 4:15 pm 4:15 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Nicola Adams, the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal, has announced her retirement from the sport at the age of 37 due to concerns about her eyesight. In an open letter to the Yorkshire Evening Post on Wednesday, Adams, who won gold at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, … Read More

Raising voter fears helped Trudeau to victory in Canada

10 October, 2019 9:54 pm 9:54 pm

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pulled off a second consecutive election win on Monday with a late change in tactics designed to scare progressive voters who showed signs of abandoning Liberal candidates, four Liberal campaign sources said. As polls indicated he could lose, Trudeau ditched his “sunny ways” persona that had swept … Read More

Disappointment, expecting, country, destabilized, institutions, clash, PM

No one has achieved significant in life who fears failure: PM advises youth

09 September, 2019 1:26 pm 1:26 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has advised the youth of Pakistan that no one has achieved significant in life who fears failure. The prime minster took his twitter on Monday and said, “The best advice for the youth of Pakistan: No one has ever achieved anything significant in life who fears failure … Read More

PM, Imran Khan, business, community, removing, fears, reservations

PM Imran Khan assures business community of removing all reservations

07 July, 2019 5:28 pm 5:28 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured the business community of removing all fears and reservations. Talking to traders at Governor’s House on Wednesday, he said that country’s economy cannot be run under the old way. He sought the help of the business community to expedite the economic process and eliminate poverty. … Read More