Cooked food being served to Thari people since last 10-days

MPA Arbab Lutufullah’s men provide 2-time food on daily basis to the poor at their door step By GR Junejo Mithi: As the lockdown is clamped on Tharparkar district like other parts of Sindh since last eleven days, making the people to stay home rendering daily-wagers and other poor sections of the society to earn […]

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Russian Women Fear Rise in Domestic Violence as Coronavirus Lockdown Starts

In a country plagued by domestic violence, being forced to stay at home with an abusive partner could be a living nightmare. By Pjotr Sauer The beatings started for Angelina a few months after she married and only got worse as time went by. Last Wednesday afternoon, she grabbed all she could carry and took […]

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Murad orders withdrawal of FIRs filed against Ulemas

Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed the police department to withdraw all the FIRs registered against Imams of mosques and others for violating code of conduct made for Friday prayers. “We, in consultation with leading doctors and Ulemas of different schools of thought, had decided that due to the threat of […]

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Russia’s Orthodox Church Sticks to Its Traditions Despite Coronavirus Threat

As institutions across Russia close down to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the Church sees closing its doors as a last resort. Monitoring Desk Moscow: On a quiet Saturday outside service hours, worshippers walk with reverence through the shadowy interior of Moscow’s Yekhovo Cathedral, crossing themselves repeatedly in front of the rows of icons […]

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A healing spirit from 19th-century Japan is back to face COVID-19

Japanese artists are bringing back Amabie, a ‘yōkai’ (Spirit) associated with protection from disease BY CLAIRE VOON In the first half of 1846, a Kawaraban, or cheaply printed broadside, recorded a strange account in Japan’s old Higo Province on Kyūshū Island. A local government official had spotted a curious creature in the water one evening: […]

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Tharparkar Police Salute The Doctors, Paramedics

Mithi: Thank god no coronavirus case has so far been reported from across the desert district Tharparkar, however the male and female doctors and paramedics are performing their duties well with full sense of responsibility at Civil hospital Mithi, Taluka Hospital Islamkot and other towns during the lockdown.   In order to honor the doctors […]

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Arms over masks: India buys weapons from Israel as coronavirus cases spike

Concerns grow over Modi’s handling of Covid-19 pandemic as Delhi agrees to buy light machine guns from Israel By Azad Essa Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s handling of the coronavirus crisis has been criticized by activists and rights groups after it emerged his government decided to go ahead with an arms deal with Israel worth […]

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COVID-19: Kashmiri Mufti appeals people to avoid collective Juma prayers

Only three persons, including the caretaker of mosque, should offer prayers at the mosques, and rest of the worshipers should offer prayers at home Srinagar: Naazir-rul-Islam, Mufti-e-Azam of Indian-held jammu & Kashmir, has advised the Kashmiris to avoid offering Juma prayers at the mosques in view of outbreak of coronavirus. “I appeal to all the […]

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COVID-19: Sindh recruits 2366 nurses

Health Dept. issues offer letters; process for appointing 1000 doctors and 500 lab technicians begins   Murad approves purchase of 290 ventilators, 3.2 million Personal Protective Equipment, 100 Rapid Kit Antigen Test Machines, 100,000 testing kits; 50 RT Lamp Testing Machines, 10,000 RT Lamp Kits and 29 portable X-ray machines Province had 484 ventilators, of […]

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