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Good News! Volkswagen Plant Construction To Start In Pakistan

Construction of the Volkswagen plant in Pakistan will officially commence within this quarter. This new plant will have the capacity to produce 28,000 vehicles annually. After several delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, construction of the Volkswagen plant in Pakistan will officially commence within this quarter. This new entry in …

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Neither 370 Nor 35A; Pakistan’s Historic Stance on Kashmir is Crucial

Pakistan must not and should not fall into the trap of Modi Govt. that wants to internalize the issue of Kashmir by keeping the debate between Article 370 and Article 35A.  Former Ambassador of Pakistan, Ashraf Jehangir, in his latest write up very rightly correlated the melting of ice between …

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Alarming! Brazilian And South African Variants Detected In Pakistan

Alarming! Brazilian and South African variants of COVID-19 are detected in Pakistan. The National Institute of Health (NIH) in Islamabad has detected the Brazilian and South African variants of the coronavirus in one sample each through genome sequencing, the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination said in a …

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Covid-19 Pandemic; A Nightmare In South Asia

India’s rising number of positive Covid-19 cases is pushing its healthcare system to the brink of collapse. From the country’s richest cities to its remotest corners; every single Covid-19 patient who needs oxygen is at the high risk because of oxygen unavailability. India was adding about 90,000 cases daily. In …

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PM Imran Khan Calls For Criminalizing Blasphemy In The West

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for Muslim-majority countries to band together to lobby Western governments to criminalise the insulting of Islam’s prophet. In a televised address to the nation, Khan said he would lead a campaign of Muslim-majority countries to convince the Western countries on the issue of …

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NCOC Decides New Restrictions, Ban On Social Gatherings

The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Sunday decided to ban wedding ceremonies from April 5 onwards in cities and districts where the positivity rate is above 8 per cent, as part of new restrictions to contain the third wave of the novel coronavirus in Pakistan. The third wave …

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Maulana Tariq Jameel Gets The Pride Of Performance Award

President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday (Pakistan Day) conferred civil awards on 88 Pakistani and foreign nationals in recognition of their services in different fields during a ceremony at Aiwan-i-Sadr. The awards included six Nishan-i-Imtiaz, three Hilal-i-Imtiaz, 24 Sitara-i-Shuja’at, eight Sitara-i-Imtiaz, 14 President’s Award for Pride of Performance, one Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam, …

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Pakistani Actor Commits Suicide Amid Financial Constraints

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Close to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year. Suicide is a serious public health problem; however, suicides are preventable with timely, evidence-based, and often low-cost interventions. For national responses to be effective, a comprehensive multisectoral suicide prevention strategy is needed.  The pandemic of COVID-19 is hitting hard …

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A Love That Crossed All The Barriers

When “I” is replaced with “we”, even illness becomes “wellness”. Normally, people are fantasized by traditional tales of Heer Ranjha, Sohni Mahiwal, Sassi Punnu, and likes but a 20-year girl has set quite a different precedent and decided to live her own way whilst family, as well as circumstances, went against …

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Video: How Do Vaccines Work To Protect Us?

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Vaccines won’t make you sick because they are made of very small amounts of weak or dead germs. More often vaccines provide long-lasting immunity to serious diseases without risking one’s health. Vaccines help the body’s immune system fight infections faster and more effectively. When someone gets a vaccine, it sparks …

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Video| PIA Plane Crashes Near Karachi Airport

Pakistan International Airlines plane has crashed in Karachi on a flight from Lahore, aviation officials say. Pictures shared on social media show smoke rising from the crash site, a residential area in Karachi. The plane, which was reportedly carrying around 99 passengers and eight crew, was flying from Lahore to …

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Covid-19 And The Changing Financial World Order

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History witnessed that changes in world politics have resonated either due to wars, famines or pandemics. A global order remains in a constant reshuffle. While China is seemingly structuring a new system through the provision of material support to various states, the US seems incapable of handling the prevailing Covid-19 …

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