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The CDC has finally acknowledged that the coronavirus can be airborne

The CDC has finally acknowledged that the coronavirus can be airborne

The news: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its guidelines to acknowledge that the coronavirus can be spread by tiny particles that linger in the air. The agency said it made the decision because of the mounting evidence that people with …Continue reading

PM urges Facebook to increase investment in Pakistan

The news: Prime Minister Imran Khan participated in a virtual meeting with Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg.  The premier encouraged the social media company to invest in Pakistan and discussed its support for digital literacy initiatives and other work concerning the …Continue reading

Did Pakistan ban TikTok over ‘immoral’ content?

The news: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) issued a press statement, announcing a ban on the popular video-sharing app TikTok. A number of complaints have been received from various segments of the society, the regulatory body said in the statement. Final warning: …Continue reading

Fueling up on renewables

On September 7, Fortescue Metals Group Chairman Andrew Forrest met with Prime Minister Imran Khan to express the Australian firm’s interest in Pakistan’s renewable energy sector.  Around the same time, Karachi Nuclear Power Plant’s unit K2, the first ever overseas unit to …Continue reading