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Polio problems are on the rise again. On Wednesday, three new cases were detected in three provinces while two health workers, both women, were killed in a drive-by shooting by motorcyclists in Razaar tehsil of Swabi. The workers were on work for a three-day immunisation drive in Swabi district. 2019 left...

Digital Pakistan

February 11, 2020

Prime minister Imran Khan has said that ‘Digital Pakistan’ is need of the hour and it is an important initiative for the youth of the country. He said, “We will also bring e-governance to Pakistan that will help address issues of the masses.” He expressed these views while addressing launching ceremony of ‘Digital Pakistan Vision Project’ in Islamabad...

The recently concluded second edition of Adab Festival Pakistan took place from January 31 till February 2, 2020, at the Karachi Arts Council. The idea behind the festival is to address issues and challenges faced by artists in Pakistan and provide a platform for free speech and exchange of ideas. Free and open to all, Adab festival featured a series of activities including...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas warned he would cut all ties, including security coordination, with both Israel and the US, in a lengthy speech delivered at an Arab League meeting in Egypt’s capital denouncing the new White House plan for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “We’ve informed the Israeli side…that there will be no relations...

The budget-friendly appeal of basic food is fading fast. Food is more expensive today than in the past. Food is the basic necessity of life we work hard for. Every living thing consumes to form energy and that energy is used in work. Just imagine your prospect dish and the ingredients required being ridiculously expensive. These are the most difficult days to go...

The Wheat Crisis

January 22, 2020

The unprecedented hike in the price of wheat flour across the country and its acute shortage has made the life of common man more miserable, but the statements from the power corridors can only be termed mercy less. The unthoughtful remarks have not only hurt people but also have provided ample opportunity to opposition for point scoring. After the statements of...

News crisis in Pakistan

January 21, 2020

It is a known reality that Pakistan always faces some sort of crises. The newest one in the making is the shortage of flour and subsequent rising prices in Punjab and other parts of the country. For that purpose Punjab Government will provide 5000 tons of wheat to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on regular basis to overcome the shortage of flour. A meeting in Lahore chaired by Punjab...

After all, the representatives of the European Union and the UK government as a final point agreed on a deal for the UK to leave the European Union just in time for it to be placed before the EU summit in Brussels. Ever since becoming Prime Minister, Boris Johnson had sworn to leave the EU by 31st October regardless of losing a number of votes in the House of Commons...

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday addressed the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The highlight of his more than 45-minute-long speech was intense criticism of India for its annexation of occupied Kashmir and the continued restrictions imposed in the region. The premier began his speech by saying he feels honoured to represent Pakistan...

Climate Change

September 21, 2019

More than 5,000 events are planned worldwide for what is expected to be one of the largest-ever collective calls to action in a movement fuelled by social media under the hashtag #climatestrike. In New York, 1.1 million students in around 1,800 public schools have been permitted to skip school.Dubbed the “Fridays for Future” movement, the campaign wants children...

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