Fewer free tickets and savings on banners, mascots and fireworks are among the more than 50 cost-cutting measures.
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Islamabad, GB and AJK collectively report 90 Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths
Punjab reports 77 virus cases, no new deaths
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South Korea's domestic coronavirus cases fall to the lowest in 44 days
The schools include seven in Gilgit district, four in Hunza and seven in Skardu.
“The US should understand that a major power should behave like a major power,” says Chinese envoy.
Research shows the dogs will find the disease five days before patients get any clinical symptoms, says researcher.
Health minister says primary schools shouldn't reopen for another month and a half as Covid-19 positivity rate is rising in Sindh.
Leaders are finding a shred of common ground as the world nears a staggering one million confirmed deaths from the pandemic.
Officials say they have issued an advisory to the govt regarding school related public health measures.
Directs education minister to issue necessary instructions to all educational institutions to ensure the implementation of SOPs.
The virus has had a devastating impact on jobs and income across the globe.
Places with lower Covid-19 infection rates and slower case growth are locations that suffered intense dengue outbreaks recently.
Says global unity is the only way to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to the inquiry panel, officials made 1,883 suspicious entries on the Covid-19 dashboard from Aug 23 to 31.
PM Boris Johnson has set out a range of tough new restrictions for England designed to limit the spread of Covid-19.
The fragile state of the world economy going into 2021 should be a wake-up call for policymakers everywhere, warns report.
Directs the Balochistan Command and Operations Centre to monitor the spread of the virus in the province.
The situation in Sindh — which has decided to delay reopening schools until Sept 28 — is far better than Balochistan.
Chinese president says Beijing "has no intention to fight either a Cold War or a hot one with any country".
"We are taking decisive and appropriate steps to balance saving lives and protecting jobs and livelihoods," says Boris Johnson.
Saeed Ghani says middle schools in Sindh will reopen from Sept 28 as scheduled.
NIH official says 8,000 to 10,000 volunteers would be inducted through a formal system.
As many as 46 cases have been detected in 19 schools since 15th.
The special permission was revoked due to the spread of Covid-19.
Allowing an increase in prices of some drugs as hardship case will also be taken up, says official.
Department found 51 students, three teachers and a staff member positive for virus.
In recent months Modi's govt has eased restrictions including on many train routes, domestic flights, markets, restaurants.
The lockdown measures predominantly apply to areas of lower income and with higher immigrant populations.
Hancock says the choice is either everybody follows rules or stricter measures will have to be taken.
Documents show fake entries were made to show less cases in provincial capital.
Says government prefers children’s health over their education.
Former CDC director says such high death rate could have been prevented but Washington failed to take necessary precautions.
“They will now enter the bio-secure zone today in which they will be able to roam and interact with each other freely,” says PCB.
UN chief says world must set its sights high.
Experts fear rise in cases with drop in temperature, SOPs violations; PM’s aide sees intensive testing behind recent surge.
Imtiaz Ahmad Shaikh says he got tested after experiencing symptoms of fever and a sore throat yesterday.
The infected staffer has been quarantined and the school has been disinfected, sources say.
Asks govt to ensure strict implementation of safety guidelines, especially at public sector institutions.
All bars and restaurants will have to reduce their capacity by 50pc.
The analysis shows that most countries had made steady progress in building human capital of children before the pandemic.
13 educational institutions closed in last 24 due to non-compliance of health guidelines and protocols, says NCOC.
Classes scheduled to resume on Sept 21 will now begin on Sept 28 if the coronavirus situation improves: minister.
Contact-tracers have linked the wedding to several virus hotspots across the state.
The guidelines said testing was not necessary for those exposed to the virus but not displaying symptoms.
According to NCOC, 10 educational institutions have been shut down in KP, 3 in Sindh.
Officials says 25 private schools were sealed in Peshawar for not observing govt issued SOPs for Covid-19.
Will be ready to store the vaccine, begin using it as soon as it is registered globally, says Health Services Academy official.
"When it comes to children, we will not tolerate any negligence," says Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani.
“Although numbers reflect more comprehensive testing, they also show alarming rates of transmission across the region."
The organisation analysed deals struck for five leading vaccine candidates currently in late-stage trials.
“I think we’ve pioneered and mapped out exactly how to get cricket back on," he says.
PM Jacinda Ardern rejects opposition accusations that tough coronavirus measures pushed the economy “off a cliff”.
Official says initiative meant to teach students most of course in next six months.
Two employees of the city's largest women's college are among those diagnosed with the disease.
India, home to 1.3 billion people, has reported some of the highest daily case jumps in the world recently.
At least 6 per cent of India's nearly 1 million active cases need oxygen support, says health official.
Twelve of the 17 infected lawmakers are from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, says official.
Monitoring teams visit 115 institutions and find only four violating safety measures, says senior official.
Board's chief executive says such measures would have been "unthinkable" seven months ago.
Students wore masks and adopted social distancing while entering educational institutions.
Educational institutes were closed in March as the coronavirus began to spread in the country.
The country has four Covid-19 vaccines in the final stage of clinical trials.
"Trend is very alarming as this institute is becoming a super spreader and a hotspot for Covid-19," states DHO in letter.
CM Murad Ali Shah will formally authorise closure of two facilities in view of reduced Covid-19 cases.
Each player will undergo tests, at least twice in the lead-up to the tournaments.
"The end of the pandemic is the moment that we learn how to live with this pandemic," says WHO Europe director.
All public and private schools will have to divide students into two equal groups.
Shahwani says comprehensive plan has been evolved to ensure implementation of SOPs in all educational institutions.
Prime Minister Imran Khan scheduled to address the world body on Sept 25.
PML-N leader says request to shift Hamza to Ittefaq Hospital is not being "received" by additional chief secretary.
Ministry warns of higher viral transmission if precautions not taken seriously on campus.
As educational institutions set to open phase-wise, capital divided into three zones for sampling, monitoring.
AstraZeneca’s vaccine candidate is one of nine around the world currently in late-stage Phase 3 human trials.
With total cases of more than 4.65 million, India is the world’s second worst affected country.
Uncertainty about crude fundamentals remain unusually high.
Official sees more submarine cable firms entering local market.
Report says China and India account for almost all of the weaker global growth picture.
Israeli authorities routinely raze homes built by Palestinians on their own lands.
During the last week, one Covid-19 death was reported in KP while the daily average of cases remained below 40.
WHO chief says Pakistan deployed infrastructure in place for tackling polio to combat Covid-19.
Call upon parents to make their children understand the importance of SOPs and help them follow precautionary guidelines.
One response has been to stifle criticism from health workers, says Amnesty International, citing China, Pakistan as examples.
The Tokyo 2020 Games were postponed in an unprecedented decision in March as the Covid-19 pandemic swept across the globe.
People with lower incomes, women and single people at greater risk of experiencing depression symptoms: survey.
“I still like playing it down, because I don’t want to create a panic,” he says in a conversation with Woodward.
The Ad5-nCoV trial will recruit around 8,000 volunteers, most of whom will be health workers.
All Covid-19 protocols such as physical distancing and face masks will be followed, says official.
President Xi Jinping says China has passed “an extraordinary and historic test”.
Study says hospitals in Pakistan did not witness strain similar to Spain or UK because most patients in Pakistan are asymptomatic.
High hopes hang on the small vials of liquid on show at a Beijing trade fair this week.
Seek package for getting teachers tested for virus.
Students of universities, colleges and grades nine and 10 will return in first phase: education minister.
Experts say there is no sign of a peak as cases surge in the world’s second most populous country.
The virus has claimed the lives of 347 people in the division.
Vaccination programme intended for specific groups, including medical staffers and those working at food markets.
NCOC puts total number of active Covid-19 cases in Pakistan at 6,269.
Travel poses many ethical and philosophical approaches to the pandemic.
Official says province to carry out minimum of 3,000 tests daily.