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The heavy lockdown

KARACHI: Health and the economy — these are the two major issues facing almost every nation in the world ever since coronavirus emerged as a pandemic that had, and still has, the potential to damage the human race irreparably. Fair enough. Health …
Waqas stars as 20 wickets tumble in NSK clash

Waqas stars as 20 wickets tumble in NSK clash

KARACHI: Seamer Waqas Maqsood stole the limelight with a rich six-wicket haul as bowlers overwhelmingly dominated the second day’s action in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy clash between Central Punjab and Sindh at the National here on Thursday. Central Punjab, who are defending their …
Live streaming app Bigo banned in Pakistan

Live streaming app Bigo banned in Pakistan

KARACHI: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) banned live streaming application Bigo and issued a “final warning” to video-sharing service TikTok over obscene and immoral content on the platforms TikTok is a Chinese social networking app that allows users to make video clips, …

Nawaz’s platelet count ‘improves’

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s platelets on Thursday increased from 35,000 to 51,000, showing improvement in his condition. However, his blood pressure and sugar level was said to be still high. The medical board headed by Services Hospital Principal Dr Mahmood …

NAB under fire after raids on Hamza’s house

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau’s two successive raids to arrest Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shahbaz from his residence have generated an interesting debate as the government terms the aborted efforts NAB’s failure, while the opposition accuses the anti-graft body …

Google and Facebook duped in huge ‘scam’

Google and Facebook have confirmed that they fell victim to an alleged $100m (£77m) scam. In March, it was reported that a Lithuanian man had been charged over an emailphishing attack against “two US-based internet companies” who were not named at the …