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Karachi’s first spell of monsoon: 9 killed and buildings collapse

Rains in Karachi are no less than a menace for residents. Every year monsoon rains leave the city in darkness, with constant power outages, water clogged roads, collapsing buildings and several deaths. At least nine people were killed and several others injured due to rain in the metropolis on Monday. Building came crashing down and sewerage water overflowed in streets of Karachi DHA.

Man in Islamabad recites Azaan at land designated for Hindu temple

Days after the government stopped construction of the first Hindu temple in Islamabad, a man is seen in a viral video reciting Azan at the site. In the video, a man can be seen standing on the foundation of the temple as another person accompanying him watches on. Recently, a local young boy damaged the foundations of the under construction Hindu temple.

Remdesivir, anti-COVID drug to be available in the country within three weeks

The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) said on Monday that Remdesivir, an effective anti-COVID 19 drug, will be available in the country within three weeks. Drap, after registration of the medicine, had allowed two pharmaceutical companies to import this critical drug. The regulator has given licences to 14 manufacturers for producing the medicine at home.

Indian teenager spends father’s saving of Rs. 1.6 million on PUBG mobile

A 17-year old boy from India spent Rs. 1.6 million on PUBG Mobile for in-app purchases of game cosmetics, battle passes, ammunition, and other items. The money that was used by the boy was set aside as savings for the father’s medical expenses. The parents thought the boy was using the smartphone for online courses during the lockdown.

First batch of locally manufactured ventilators handed over to NDMA

Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said on Monday the first batch of locally manufactured ventilators has been handed over to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). Pakistan in now among those few countries which are producing their own ventilators. The price of domestic ventilators as well as protective gear and testing kits is far less than the imported ones

Case of Bubonic plague, which caused black death, resurfaces in China

Authorities in Inner Mongolia in China are on high alert after a suspected case of bubonic plague, the disease that caused Black Death pandemic, was reported Sunday. The case was discovered in the city of Bayannur. A hospital alerted municipal authorities of the patient’s case and local authorities had issued a citywide Level 3 warning for plague prevention.

Halime Sultan could be the next brand ambassador for a PSL team

Turkish series Dirilis Ertugrul’s popularity in Pakistan has reached unmatched levels and heightened admiration for Halime Sultan could be leading her to Pakistan Super League (PSL). In a Tweet, Esra Bilgic AKA Halime Sultan, hinted that she might be joining Peshawar Zalmi as a brand ambassador. Earlier the owner of the franchise, Javed Afridi, had also hinted the same on Twitter. 

Profiteering in times of a pandemic: Masks with school logos to be introduced

As educational institutions and schools prepare to reopen, a new method to profit from the pandemic is now being observed. Several public and private institutes have now introduced masks with school logos, which are expected to be a part of the uniform. Many suggested the masks would only give a consistent look in the school costumes.

Kim Kardashian as next First Lady of US? Kanye declares candidacy for president

Rapper Kanye West made a shocking revelation last night, in which he declared his candidacy for US president. The unlikely challenger to Donald Trump and Joe Biden, chose American independence day to make the surprise announcement on Twitter, triggering a social media storm. It is however not clear whether Kanye had filed any official paperwork to appear on state election ballots. 

First Pakistani female lawyer earns SJD, the most advanced degree in law

Dr Nudrat E. Piracha has become the first female lawyer from Pakistan to earn a Doctorate of Juridical Science. Abbreviated as SJD and equivalent to a research doctorate, the qualification is the most advanced degree in law. Dr Piracha is one of few women globally to have earned the qualification, which is awarded primarily to candidates with exceptional academic and professional credentials.