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Tag Archives: COVID-19

European banks brace for storm as coronavirus hits earnings

LONDON: European bank stocks are trading close their steepest-ever discount to US rivals and early signals show that first-quarter earnings may only reinforce the gap. The continent’s lenders, already in a tough spot before the coronavirus outbreak hit, are likely to detail more worrying news for their embattled investors. In ...

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My basics will not allow me to get rusty, says Babar Azam

LONDON: Pakistan’s batting mainstay Babar Azam knows he might be a bit rusty after the extended break from competitive cricket during the coronavirus shutdown but he is confident his strong basics will help him quickly get back up to speed. The elegant right-hander has been cooling his heels at home ...

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Alia Bhatt all praises for ‘Pyaar Karona’

BOLLYWOOD star Alia Bhatt has lauded Salman Khan’s song Pyar Karona as she shared the poster of it on her Instagram handle. The Raazi actor took to Instagram and shared Salman Khan’s post and lauded the song. She called it “Lovely.” Alia wrote, “So Lovely @beingsalmankhan”. Salman Khan released his ...

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WHO warns worst of coronavirus yet to come

GENEVA: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the “worst is yet ahead [of] us” from the novel coronavirus outbreak. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a video conference that the world must act together on a national and global scale to overcome the pandemic. He ...

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Pandemic to hit 170 countries’ GDP in 2020: IMF

ISTANBUL: Some 170 countries will face narrowing in their GDP this year due to the novel coronavirus’ impact on the economy, the directing manager of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said. “Only months ago we were projecting 160 economies to register positive per capita income growth,” Kristalina Georgieva stressed. The ...

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I don’t want to die in New York: Meera

LONDON/NEW YORK: Baaji actress Meera has appealed to Prime Minister Imran Khan to arrange for her repartition as she is left helpless in America where coronavirus has taken thousands of lives. Meera, a month earlier, had gone to America for the shooting of her film “Long Distance”. “It is 2:00am ...

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Salman Khan feels a lot like ‘Bigg Boss’ during lockdown

BOLLKYWOOD: Salman Khan enjoyed a two-day retreat in his farmhouse out in Panvel alongside his family members during the initial COVID-19 lockdown. The actor believes this experience was similar to living in the Bigg Boss house, minus the eliminations. During an interview with the Times of India, Salman spoke at ...

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Australia Demands Coronavirus Probe, China dismissed

MELBOURNE:. Australia added to growing pressure on China over its handling of the novel coronavirus, questioning its transparency and demanding an international investigation into the origins of the virus and how it spread. The coronavirus is believed to have emerged in a market selling wildlife in the central Chinese city ...

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Europe mulls reopening as US death toll surpasses 40,000

PARIS: European nations began preparing for a slow reopening as United States epicenter New York reported headway Sunday in their battle against the deadly pandemic. Governments across the world are now debating how and when to ease lockdowns that have kept more than half of humanity – 4.5 billion people ...

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Iqra Aziz urges people to stay indoors amid lockdown

LAHORE: Iqra Aziz, who is spending time at home with family in self-isolation, urged people to stay indoors amid the coronavirus lockdown. Sharing a dazzling throwback photo on her Instagram handle, the Suno Chanda actress wrote, “Waiting for the travelling like. #throwback”. She also urged her fans to stay at ...

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