3 mn read Keeping in mind the safety and precautions during the virus widespread, Indian administration on 1st June declared cancellation of board examinations of 12th standard. Boards are public exams that is conducted for the students of 10th and 12th standard at the end of the year. 10th boards have already been cancelled in April due to the same reasons. The meeting was chaired by Prime minister Narendra Modi along with other ministers. He said that the health and safety of our students is our priority and keeping it on risk in a no way solution.
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 Poonam Sharma lost her husband few days back due to Covid complications. Now, she tested positive along with her 18 years old son after they notice mild symptoms of the virus. Mrs. Poonam said, ‘We are devastated. It is an irrecoverable loss. It all started with a fever and when it got worse, we decided to shift him to the hospital. But finding a bed was the task. After finding one whole day for the bed, we finally shifted him to a private hospital, but he died next day due to cardiac arrest’.
3 mn read Eat News interviewed Taha Siddiqui, a winner of the prestigious Albert Londres Prize. Taha Siddiqui is currently Chief-Editor of South Asia Press; he also writes for the New York Times, The Guardian, France News24, Al-Jazeera, and other well-known media.
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 Pandemic is leaving scars on everybody physically and emotionally. In India situation is worse, where countless deaths, struggle for healthcare facilities and shortage of oxygen is captivating all the worried eyeballs globally. The situation has mentally drained mass of population and is affecting people of all age groups in different ways.
4 mn read India is battling against Covid 19 as cases are keep getting higher along countless deaths and breaking all the records in numbers. Last year in 2020, Italy was seen struggling with the virus and healthcare facilities but now it is visible that India has taken the spot. According to the number of cases, India has surpassed all the major corona affected countries including Brazil, Italy, UK, Russia and has become the second worst corona affected country. Country is currently receiving over 190,000 cases on average per day. The worst corona hit states are Maharashtra and New Delhi that are witnessing rise in corona cases every day.
4 mn read India’s unemployment rate was recorded 6.52 per cent in March 2021. According to the statistics presented by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), country’s unemployment rate got better from last year. The data shows 23.52 per cent unemployment rate in April 2020 whereas unemployment rate in April 2021 is 7.6 which is being considered a positive shift comparatively.
4 mn read The World Economic Forum released its Global gender gap index report 2021 last month in March and its disappointing to watch India’s spot. According to the report, India is ranked 140th among 156 countries in the world. Data given in the report suggests, India’s gender gap is 62.5% which is double from the last year’s score that led country to fall 28 spots.
4 mn read Pakistan is expected to cause extensive effects on people and environment in Pakistan, as a result of constant climate change.