No Christmas cheer in Bethlehem this yr amid coronavirus pandemic

Dec 3, 2020 On Nov. 23, the Palestinian authorities declared a two-week lockdown beginning Nov. 27.  In mild of this determination, the Bethlehem municipality introduced Nov. 24 that the opening of the annual Christmas market, scheduled to start within the first week of December, has been postponed till Dec. 19 or Dec. 20. The Christmas market is… Continue reading No Christmas cheer in Bethlehem this yr amid coronavirus pandemic

OPEC and Russia agree to spice up manufacturing in 2021

Dec 3, 2020 Middle Eastern oil producers agreed to spice up manufacturing on Thursday as international costs proceed to extend towards their pre-pandemic ranges. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia agreed to spice up their output by 500,000 barrels per day beginning in January 2021, the monetary information web site CNBC reported.… Continue reading OPEC and Russia agree to spice up manufacturing in 2021

UK amongst hardest hit nations by pandemic, says OECD

The report says it is necessary for the UK to conclude a commerce cope with the European Union by the tip of the 12 months. Failure to take action would, it says, “entail serious additional economic disturbances in the short term and have a strongly negative effect on trade, productivity and jobs in the longer… Continue reading UK amongst hardest hit nations by pandemic, says OECD

Hamas chief Yahya Sinwar exams constructive for COVID-19

Dec 1, 2020 The chief of Hamas within the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar, has examined constructive for COVID-19 and is now in quarantine, the militant group stated in a press release Tuesday.  “A special coronavirus test was conducted for Yahya Sinwar, head of Hamas in Gaza, after symptoms manifested and it came back positive,” his… Continue reading Hamas chief Yahya Sinwar exams constructive for COVID-19

Case registered against organisers of PDM’s Gujranwala rally

A case has been registered against 100 organisers of the Pakistan Democratic Movement’s rally in Gujranwala for violating the coronavirus SOPs and blocking roads. Some of the prominent people named in the FIR include Khurram Dastgir and Muhammad Bashir Virk. The FIR has been registered at the Civil Lines police station. No arrest has been… Continue reading Case registered against organisers of PDM’s Gujranwala rally

Why is US divided over pandemic relief funds?

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic has begun, the world is facing a financial crisis, worse than the one in 2008. Unemployment numbers are climbing, the poor are getting poorer, and most governments do not have the money to send out stimulus checks like the United States. Though, it too, is facing its own problems. CARES… Continue reading Why is US divided over pandemic relief funds?

Hundreds of stranded Pakistanis in Dubai may be deported: report

Around 400 stranded Pakistanis holding visit visas of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at Dubai airports fear that they may be deported for not fulfilling the latest entry conditions, reported Geo News this morning. The Pakistan Consulate in Dubai confirmed that more than 300 Pakistanis are stuck at the Dubai airport since Tuesday. Interestingly, 80… Continue reading Hundreds of stranded Pakistanis in Dubai may be deported: report

Donald trump hospitalized after contracting COVID-19, says he is “doing very well”

President Donald Trump was hospitalized Friday and given an experimental Covid-19 treatment but said he was “well,” following bombshell news he had contracted the virus, knocking him off the campaign trail a month from the US election. President Donald Trump has been hospitalized on Friday after news of him contracting the coronavirus was announced on… Continue reading Donald trump hospitalized after contracting COVID-19, says he is “doing very well”

Emmy awards nominations 2020 have been revealed

The nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards have been announced and once again the best from TV and Web series have been nominated. As usual, Netflix and HBO, the two biggest names in serialized entertainment, got the most nods. Netflix edged out HBO with a whopping 160 nominations whereas HBO could only muster 107. This… Continue reading Emmy awards nominations 2020 have been revealed