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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

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Govt striking a balance between lockdown, hunger & economy: PM Imran K...

04 April, 2020 1:20 pm 1:20 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government is striking a balance between lockdown, hunger and economy. In a tweet on Saturday, he said: “In the subcontinent, with a high rate of poverty, we are faced with the stark choice of having to balance between a lockdown necessary to slow … Read More

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Punjab CM inspects coronavirus lockdown around Lahore via aerial view

04 April, 2020 12:05 pm 12:05 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar on Friday inspected the situation of coronavirus lockdown around the Lahore through aerial view. According to the details garnered, Usman Buzdar took an aerial view of Lahore and suburbs to review situation of lockdown. Reviewing closed markets and commercial centres, He expressed satisfaction over … Read More

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Complete lockdown from 12 to 3:30pm imposed in Sindh today

04 April, 2020 10:42 am 10:42 am

KARACHI (92 News) – The complete lockdown from 12 noon to 3:30pm has been imposed across the Sindh today to prevent people from participating in congregational Friday prayers. The Sindh administrations are taking strong measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus epidemic. Sindh government has announced a complete lockdown from 12:00 noon to 3:00pm … Read More

‘Shoot them dead’: Philippine leader says won’t tolerate ...

04 April, 2020 8:53 am 8:53 am

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned violators of coronavirus lockdown measures they could be shot for causing trouble and said abuse of medical workers was a serious crime that would not be tolerated. In a televised address, Duterte said it was vital everyone cooperates and follows home quarantine measures, as authorities try … Read More

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COVID-19: Contact these numbers for helping needy persons during lockdown

04 April, 2020 12:10 am 12:10 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The persons, who want to help the deserving persons during the lockdown due to coronavirus, can contact the needy people on the given name, address and phone numbers. The ration can be supplied to these people who appealed to the nation for help through video message sent to 92 News in … Read More

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‘Lockdown’ across country extended till April 14

04 April, 2020 7:57 pm 7:57 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – In wake of precautionary measures over the coronavirus outbreak, the lockdown across the country has been extended till April 14. This was announced by Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar while addressing a press conference along with Special Assistant on Health Dr Zafar Mirza and Special Assistant on National Security … Read More

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Intensifies lockdown as Punjab decides to close shops, markets by 5pm

04 April, 2020 5:33 pm 5:33 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab has decided to close all its shops and markets by 5pm to intensify the lockdown to curb the deadly novel coronavirus outbreak across the province. The decision was taken by Usman Buzdar after emerging new cases of the coronavirus speedily in the province. All shops and markets have been instructed … Read More

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Afghan govt, Taliban prisoner swap to begin from this week

04 April, 2020 4:14 pm 4:14 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan will release some Taliban prisoners this week as part of confidence building measure crucial for the success of the peace deal signed between America and the Taliban to end nearly two decades of war, officials said on Wednesday. A three-member Taliban team arrived in Kabul on Tuesday to begin a prisoner … Read More

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Italy frets over lockdown, eyes eventual staggered re-opening

04 April, 2020 10:00 am 10:00 am

ROME (Reuters) – Italian health officials warned on Tuesday it was too soon to consider lifting lockdown restrictions, saying a deceleration in new cases of coronavirus should not raise hopes that the crisis was near an end. The government announced on Monday that curbs on movement and business activities introduced nationwide on March 9 would … Read More

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Raiwind City put on complete lockdown after emergence of corona cases

03 March, 2020 10:02 pm 10:02 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The authorities completely placed Raiwind City on lockdown after emergence of coronavirus cases. The entire city was declared a quarantine after coronavirus cases emerged in Tableeghi Markaz. All medical and general stores have been closed in the city. The Rangers and police are patrolling the streets and no one is allowed … Read More

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Countrywide lockdown forces poor people to starvation

03 March, 2020 2:50 pm 2:50 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The ongoing countrywide lockdown due to coronavirus has forced the poor people to starvation across the country. Difficulties of the unemployed and deserving families have been multiplied since the lockdown. Despite announcing the relief packages, the provincial governments have badly failed to devise a method to disburse the relief assistance to … Read More

Indian police fire tear gas on jobless workers defying coronavirus lockdown

03 March, 2020 4:06 pm 4:06 pm

NEW DELHI/AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) – Police in western India fired tear gas to disperse a stone-pelting crowd of migrant workers defying a three-week lockdown against the coronavirus that has left hundreds of thousands of poor without jobs and hungry, authorities said on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered the country’s 1.3 billion people to remain … Read More

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Coronavirus deaths fall again in Italy but lockdown extension looms

03 March, 2020 9:17 am 9:17 am

ROME (Reuters) – The number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy fell for the second consecutive day but the country still looked almost certain to see an extension of stringent containment measures. The Civil Protection department said 756 people had died in the last day, bringing the total to 10,779 – more than a third … Read More

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If your area facing shortage of ration, please send a video message to 92 N...

03 March, 2020 8:25 am 8:25 am

LAHORE (92News) – Keeping in view its tradition of carrying out humanitarian initiatives, 92 News is conveying messages of the poor and deserving people to the authorities concerned during the lockdown across the country. In case of shortage of food and ration due to the lockdown, people should call 92 News on Phone No 0334-1920278 … Read More