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Two-thirds of alternative fund managers expect GDP to shrink by at least 3% in their focus markets this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a global survey showed on Thursday. The fund managers in the survey by consultants Duff & Phelps also expect the pandemic, which has locked down economies across the world, to continue to weigh on economies in 2021.
KARACHI: Due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the wake of relaxation in the lockdown, Karachi?s public and private hospitals treating Covid-19 patients have run out of beds and ventilators. The number of new Covid-19 infections has seen an alarming increase in the province after Eid as wards dedicated for coronavirus patients in public and private hospitals in the port city are nearly at full capacity and cannot take in any more patients.
Priyanka Chopra's mother was upset throughout her wedding with Nick Jonas: Here's why Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony in December 2018. During the wedding preps, there was something that left the bride's mother, Madhu Chopra, majorly upset. Revealing what it was on Ellen DeGeneres's show, PeeCee said that her mother was disappointed over the fact that she could not invite her hairdresser and jeweller to the wedding.
Katy Perry looked elegant as she donned a 70s chic off-the-shoulder muumuu while performing her new track 'Daisies'. Th pop star looked like a 70s dream as she went back to her roots for her upcoming 'Living Room Concert' performance. The pregnant singer, who was enjoying an isolation vacation with her fiance Orlando Bloom in Santa Barbara, was full of energy as she performed her new track 'Daisies' while returning to her old stomping grounds at Hollywood's Hotel Cafe.
LAHORE: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has announced conducting MBBS, BDS supplementary which were postponed in March this year due to coronavirus pandemic, from June 1, ARY News reported. According to a spokesperson, special arrangements would be made at the examination centers keeping in view the coronavirus pandemic. Students have been advised to come on time and bring hand sanitizers with them while appearing before the exam.
Unthinkable just a few months ago, the United States on Wednesday surpassed the grim milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths, as the pandemic tightened its grip on Latin America. With the European Union unveiling a massive recovery plan to step up its emergence from the crisis, the US figure was a sobering reminder of the devastation being wreaked around the globe by a virus that only emerged late last year.
US President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to shutter social media platforms after Twitter for the first time acted against his false tweets, prompting the enraged Republican to double down on unsubstantiated claims and conspiracy theories. Trump will sign an executive order ?pertaining to social media? on Thursday, aides to the president said, without offering more detail about its contents.
KARACHI: As many as 1103 new cases of the novel coronavirus were detected in Sindh over the past 24 hours, rising the tally of infections to 25,309 across the province, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said on Thursday. Among 1103 fresh cases, 905 have been diagnosed in Karachi, Shah said.
Kumail Nanjiani said Hollywood still wanted him to cling on to stereotypes of his Pakistani origin Pakistani-American actor Kumail Nanjiani is at the top of his Hollywood career currently but the road to normalization of South Asian leads in the industry was no bed of roses for him. The 42-year-old Silicon Valley actor during an interview with Variety, detailed his struggles of making it big in Tinseltown while most of the directors he auditioned for, still wanted him to cling on to stereotypes of his Pakistani origin.
International Labour Organisation says it found globally over 17% of those who were working when the pandemic hit had been forced to stop. Photo: AFP The United Nations has said the lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic was creating a 'lockdown generation' as it had forced more than one in six people aged under 29 to stop working.