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PMD issues countrywide heatwave alert

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a warning regarding the first heatwave of the season expected to hit many parts of the country during the current week. According to the PMD, hot and dry weather is expected during

One terrorist killed, five arrested in Karachi raid

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed to have foiled a major terror attack in the city and killed one terrorist and arrested five others. The CTD conducted an operation in Shah Latif Town early Monday morning and killed a terror suspect

Google turning Android smartphones into earthquake detectors

SAN FRANCISCO: Google added an earthquake alert system in California and is working on converting Android-powered smartphones as tremor detectors. Android phones will receive warnings triggered by ‘ShakeAlert’ earthquake early-warning system implemented on the West Coast by the US Geological

US issues alert over COVID-19 linked childhood illness

NEW YORK: US health authorities issued an alert over a rare but sometimes deadly autoimmune condition among children believed to be linked to COVID-19. The illness, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in

National Assembly passes Zainab Alert Bill with majority vote

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed “The Zainab Alert, Response and Recovery Bill, 2020 with a majority vote, days after the Senate had passed the bill after making certain amendments. The bill is aimed at making provisions for raising

Zainab Alert Bill

Exactly two years after the brutal rape and murder of minor girl Zainab Ansari, a heart-wrenching incident that shook our conscience and caused a massive uproar, the National Assembly has passed the Zainab Alert bill for missing children and minor