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Pakistan awakes to coronavirus threats with sweeping measures

The National Security Committee (NSC) set up a decision-making National Coordination Committee to effectively curb the spread of coronavirus by evaluating the situation on a day-to-day basis, according to the official statement issued in Islamabad by the Press Information Department. Chaired by

Pakistani journalists identify WhatsApp as hotbed for fake news

Journalists in Pakistan have identified Facebook-owned WhatsApp which allows users to send text messages and voice messages, make voice and video calls, and share images and documents and other social media platforms as ‘hotbed’ for the spread of false information. In a

Sky watchers experience decade’s first lunar eclipse

Skywatchers in Pakistan also witnessed a first lunar eclipse of the year 2020 during the night between Friday and Saturday, as the first month of the new decade continues with a penumbral lunar eclipse – a different from a total eclipse, according