4 mn read Pakistan has achieved another milestone in medical science. Local scientists have prepared an anti-corona vaccine with the title of PakVac. In the first phase, raw material is taken from neighboring friend country China under the supervision of Chinese authorities; approximately 124 thousand doses have been prepared in the first batch.
3 mn read The European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for a review of trade relations with Pakistan and ending its eligibility for the Generalized Scheme of Preferences (GSP) status.
4 mn read Pakistan is expected to cause extensive effects on people and environment in Pakistan, as a result of constant climate change.
4 mn read Pakistan Government Banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan(TLP) after its demand for exile of French Ambassador. To curb the extremism and militancy in the country, the Government has imposed a ban on TLP, a right wing religious political party. The discussion was made by the federal cabinet on the summary forwarded by the Punjab government. Punjab province is considered as a strong hub of TLP.
4 mn read Pakistan took independence from British India in August 1947. Since then Kashmir has been a bone of contention between the two bordering countries.
4 mn read Pakistan confirmed two cases of coronavirus on 26th February 2020. A student in Karachi who had returned from Iran and another person in Islamabad, the Capital of Pakistan. On 15th June 2020 daily cases of coronavirus reached their peak, with 6,825.
3 mn read Pakistan has launched first batch of corona virus vaccine which is imported from its neighboring country China. In first phase people attached with healthcare departments such as doctors, nurses and paramedical staff will be vaccinated free of cost.
4 mn read According to the report issued by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics(PBS), in 2020, first wave of COVID-19 pandemic was not less than a disaster for the country which resulted in unemployment of twenty million natives: construction workers with highest ratio among them. More than 30 households remained insecure for food and grocery. 10 percent population remained unfed(at least one time a day) for couple of days while 12 percent families at least spend one complete day without any food. The PBS prepared a special report on the socioeconomic impact of COVID-19 in Pakistan during the first wave of the virus. It covers economic impacts between April and July 2020.
3 mn read 10 coal miners from Hazara Shia community were brutally slaughtered on Sunday Night Jan 3, 2020. Victim families are observing sit-in since Sunday along with dead bodies in freezing cold in Quetta where temperature is minus seven degree centigrade. Incident took place in the Muchh area of Balochistan province, some 80 km away from the provincial capital Quetta. Internationally banned terrorist organization IS (Islamic State), also known as Da’ish, later claimed responsibility for the attack, through its Amaq News Agency via its Telegram communications channel. According to the media reports terrorists first separated the miners, tied their hands and feet, took them out into the hills and later killed them. All the coal miners belong to Hazara Shia Community of Quetta. According to local government official Abid Salim, “terrorists in ruthless manner slaughtered them with some sharp instrument. Some of the victims were beheaded”.
4 mn read Under the umbrella of ECO, Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad railway will start its operations this year. The train will cover 6543 kilometer in three countries i.e. Turkey, Iran and Pakistan. ITI railway track will connect three countries and two continents. It was one of the main objectives of Economic Cooperation Organization(ECO) to start this project. The preliminary attempt of the ITI train was launched in 2009 under the ECO – a 10 members Asian Trade block. The rail route is considered as a global passageway by the United Nations between the three nations, has so far just been utilized for test ventures.