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Pakistan plane crash: Crashed PIA plane’s pilot ignored 3 warnings to lower altitude, says report

The probe team, headed by Air Commodore Muhammad Usman Ghani, President of the Aircraft Accident and Investigation Board, is expected to submit a full report in about three months.

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Coronavirus: South Africa to see a spike in Covid-19 cases but govt to further ease curbs from June 1, says Cyril Ramaphosa

The President called on public universities to implement remote teaching and learning strategies from June 1 to ensure that all students are given a fair opportunity to complete the 2020 academic year

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Pakistan plane crash: Probe raises new questions

The investigators were trying to establish why the pilots not once informed the ATC of any emergency, malfunction, engine failure or fire despite the visible problems the aircraft was facing, the repo

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COVID-19: US to provide USD 6 million to Pakistan to fight coronavirus

The embassy said that the US government has now committed a total of USD 21 million since it declared Pakistan a priority country for coronavirus response'.

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Mike Pompeo targets China again, says Beijing’s nature becomes clear as result of Covid

President Donald Trump and Pompeo have repeatedly said they suspect the novel coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan was somehow released from the laboratory. 

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Donald Trump’s pitch to voters: Trust me, economy will soar in 2021

He's asking voters to look past the pain being felt across the nation and give him another four-year term on the promise of an economic comeback in 2021.

Trump has been encouraging states to begin easing restrictions and reopening their economies. News

Joe Biden wins Hawaii presidential primary delayed by virus

Biden won 16 of Hawaii's delegates and Sanders will take eight.

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‘Plane jolted thrice’: Karachi air crash survivor recalls horrific incident

"The next moment there was a hard crash and I lost consciousness," said Zubair, adding that when he woke up there was 'smoke everywhere'.

"The next moment there was a hard crash and I lost consciousness," said Zubair, adding that when he woke up there was 'smoke everywhere'. News

Crashed PIA plane returned from Muscat day before, safety check of engines done 2 months ago

Flight PK-8303 from Lahore crashed at the Jinnah Garden area near Model Colony in Malir on Friday afternoon, minutes before its landing in Karachi's Jinnah International Airport. Eleven people on the

The summary said that the health of both the engines was "satisfactory" and maintenance checks were being performed at intervals. News

Top UN official warns malicious emails on rise in pandemic

According to the International Telecommunication Union, she said, nearly 90 countries are still only at the early stages of making commitments to cybersecurity.

Since then, Estonia has built its cyber defenses and become one of the most wired societies in Europe and a pioneer in the development of e-government. News

Karachi plane crash: Death toll rises to 97, 2 survivors

The board has been asked to complete the probe within the shortest possible time, according to an official notification by the Aviation Division of the government.

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PIA aircraft crashes in Pakistan’s Karachi: Here’s what we know so far about the crash

PIA crash Karachi: Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, Pakistan had only last week decided to resume commercial flights on a limited scale.

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Pakistan says debt in CPEC-related projects is just 10%, rejects US’ concern

The FO reiterated that the CPEC, a long-term project, helped address development gaps in energy, infrastructure, industrialisation and job creation.

India has protested over the CPEC which is being laid through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. News

Pakistan PIA plane crash: 57 dead, two survived; Deeply saddened by loss of life, says PM Modi

The aircraft - A320 - was reportedly carrying 90-100 passengers. PIA spokesperson Abdul Sattar confirmed the crash, however, refused to comment any further.

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Jamal Khashoggi’s sons forgive Saudi killers, sparing 5 execution

Saudi media outlet Arab News sought to clarify Friday that the announcement made by Khashoggi's sons spares the convicted killers from execution, but does not mean they will go unpunished.

Saudi media outlet Arab News sought to clarify Friday that the announcement made by Khashoggi's sons spares the convicted killers from execution, but does not mean they will go unpunished. News

Six prominent Indian-Americans from diverse fields named to Biden-Sanders unity task forces

Meanwhile, according to a new Fox News poll on the presidential race, former vice president Biden leads incumbent President Trump by eight percentage points. The Republican-leaning Fox News in its lat

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China kicks off delayed parliament session, sets no annual GDP target due to COVID-19 crisis

China has opened up almost all parts of the country after the virus outbreak and is currently holding the annual parliament session. It was due to be held in March but was postponed due of the coronav

He has effectively abrogated the treaty with the United Kingdom wherein China had promised to maintain a special status for Hong Kong under the 'one country, two systems' principle. News

G7 summit is on, event would be great sign that things are getting back to normal, says Donald Trump

Trump made the comments while departing the White House for a trip to Michigan on Thursday.

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China moves to impose new Hong Kong security law, tables legislation in parliament

Hong Kong, a former British colony, was handed over to China on July 1, 1997.

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Bipartisan group of senators urge Trump administration to counter China’s predatory economic behaviour

In both Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and PRC policy documents, Beijing has made no secret of its intentions to dominate strategic industrial and emerging technology sectors as well as influence stand

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Post-package meet: Credit flow, NBFCs top FM, bankers’ agenda

Days after announcing a Rs 21-lakh-crore package with a sharp focus on improving liquidity flow into critical sectors of the economy, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold her first crucial me

Sitharaman also announced that the government will give 5 kg per person of wheat or rice and 1 kg per family of channa for those not covered under NFSA for two months. News

China says it will not accept US lawsuit on Covid-19

Zhang Yesui, spokesperson for China's Parliament said the accusation are completely baseless and run counter to the international law and basic norms governing intentional relations.

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Japan considers attending G-7 summit if it is rescheduled by Donald Trump, host nation US

The summit was canceled it in March because of the pandemic, and Trump said the leaders would confer by video conference.

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Ease burden of ‘unfair, predatory’ lending on Pakistan: US to China

Alice G Wells, US State Department's top official for Central and South Asia, told reporters during a conference call that be it the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) or any other assistance, th

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Pakistan plans to seek $2 billion in new loans from World Bank, ADB, says report

The loans that Pakistan is seeking to obtain from the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are higher than the USD 1.8-billion debt relief that Islamabad has sought from the G20 nations, Th

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US should end reliance on China, says Nikki Haley

The United States, she said, should start by setting up stronger guardrails to prevent China from exploiting America's economic openness and punish it for its predatory actions.

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Now, feel ‘differently’ about trade deal with China, says Donald Trump

Till Tuesday, over 92,000 Americans have died and 1.5 million tested positive for coronavirus that has globally killed around 320,000 people.

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