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New Zealand will witness an extremely rare lunar spectacle for the first time in more than 800 years, World News | Instant News

New Zealanders will be pampered on Friday night as they will witness a very rare spectacle of the moon, which has not been seen in their skies for more than 800 years. Since 1212, the longest partial lunar eclipse will be visible in New Zealand for the first time. It will begin at 20:20 NZT when Earth’s shadow begins to move across the moon’s face. It will be covered by almost 97% with a shadow […]

It’s a strange time to travel | To select | Instant News

Next week we will be in Pennsylvania to visit our daughter who is at school in Erie on Lake Erie This will be one of our most unique trips as face masks are needed for almost the entire trip . Traveling is just not what it used to be. Do you remember when people smoked cigarettes in the middle of the flight? A little light came on to tell the passengers it was time to […]

A marked improvement was observed in Pakistani-American relations | Instant News

Islamabad: there has been a noticeable improvement in bilateral relations between Pakistan and the United States since August of 2018, and in particular on Afghanistan, in accordance with consistent advocacy and the position of Prime Minister Imran Khan that there is no military solution to the Afghan problem. “Pakistan has provided support and assistance in good faith to achieve a political solution to the protracted Afghan conflict. Relevant Afghan stakeholders to move forward to the […]

Karachi witnessed the worst Eid-ul-Fitr selling season due to COVID-19 | Instant News

The year 2020 has witnessed the worst Eid-ul-Fitr selling season in Pakistan’s history due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All Karachi Chairmen Tajir Ittehad Atiq Mir thinks trade in this city Eid al-Fitr will almost cross the Rs10 billion limit. Mir told The News that because of the economic slowdown last year, Karachi saw sales that barely reached Rs35 billion. However, he believes that this year’s loss will never occur before. He pointed out that around […]

Surveys say the Swat valley is a witness to the food crisis | Instant News

PESHAWAR: Covid-19 disasters and related climate change are likely to disrupt fruit production and supply chains, leading to a food crisis in the Swat Valley in the near future, said a survey finding. In spite of the Covid-19 pandemic, erratic rain and frequent hail storms during April and May in 2020, wheat crops stand ready to harvest on 20,000 hectares and orchards in 15,000 hectares of land have been severely damaged, according to preliminary surveys […]

Pakistan is witnessing a steady decline in poverty | Instant News

ISLAMABAD: The latest official poverty estimate shows a downward trend in Pakistan when the survey for 2018-19 showed that poverty had declined by 2.8 percent from 24.3 percent in 2015-16 to 21.5 percent in 2018-19. The latest poverty estimates are available to the government and released now for the first time shows that poverty declined during the PML-N regime. Among the provinces, Balochistan and KP are at the top with 40 percent and 27 percent […]

Corona cases in Pakistan have risen sharply | Instant News

Corona cases in Pakistan have risen sharply ISLAMABAD / LAHORE: The number of COVID-19 confirmed cases witnessed a sharp increase and rose to 7,404 on Friday, while 11 deaths were also reported during the last 24 hours which brought the number of deaths to 138. Of the total 7,404 confirmed cases, Sindh has reported 2,217 cases , Punjab 3,391, KP 993, Balochistan 351, Islamabad Capital Territory 154, Gilgit-Baltistan 250 and AJK 48. Of a total […]