Pakistan

Baby dies due to poliovirus as Pakistan seems to fail to contain the crippling disease

A total of 19 cases of poliovirus has been detected so far this year in Pakistan.

published on : 16th September 2022

Not just climate change, Pakistan's overall vulnerability too worsened floods, study finds

What happened in Pakistan “would have been a disastrously high rainfall event without climate change, but it's worse because of climate change,” the study's senior author, a climate scientist, said.

published on : 16th September 2022

Water begins receding in Pakistan's worst flood-hit south

The Indus River, which remained swollen until earlier this month, was now rushing at normal levels towards the Arabian Sea

published on : 16th September 2022

Chinese national arrested in Pakistan on charge of raping teenage girl

He sexually assaulted her in January this year and continued to rape her as he threatened the girl with dire consequences in case she filed a complaint, the report said.

published on : 16th September 2022

Pakistan reopens key highway to speed aid to flood victims

Pakistani engineers cleared a key highway Thursday that will enable aid workers to speed supplies to survivors of the devastating floods

published on : 15th September 2022

Cricket: Masood gets maiden call-up, lead Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi named in T20 WC squad

The good news for Pakistan was the return of tall left arm pacer and lynchpin of the bowling attack, Afridi who has not played any cricket since mid July due to a knee injury.

published on : 15th September 2022

T20 World Cup clash between India and Pakistan on Oct 23 sold out: ICC

Fans from 82 countries have purchased tickets to watch players from 16 international teams, marking the return of full stadiums at ICC events, it said.

published on : 15th September 2022

Taliban, Pakistani military trade barbs over clash along Durand Line border

The media affairs wing of Pakistan military said that three Pakistani soldiers were killed in firing by "terrorists from inside Afghanistan" in the general area of Kharlachi, Kurram tribal district.

published on : 15th September 2022

'A matter of honour': Women forced to stay in flooded Pakistan village

Leaving for a relief camp would mean the women of the village mingling with men outside their families, and that would violate their 'honour'.

published on : 14th September 2022

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif urges all stakeholders to actively engage in flood relief efforts

The recent flash floods, induced by climate change, have damaged an estimated 8.3 million acres of crops, with over 3.4 million acres of crops being affected in Sindh alone.

published on : 13th September 2022

UN sums up climate science: world heading in wrong direction

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres cited the floods in Pakistan, heat waves in Europe, and droughts in places such as China, the Horn of Africa, and the US—and pointed the finger at fossil fuels.

published on : 13th September 2022

Pakistan scrambles to deliver aid as flood death toll rises

Authorities said the overall death toll reached 1,422 on Tuesday, with 31 more people dying in rain-related incidents this week.

published on : 13th September 2022

Imran Khan's proposal to defer appointment of new Army chief shows his desperation: Pakistan

"On one side, Khan is attacking the military establishment and on the other hand, he wants to open the doors of negotiations or dialogue as well," Pakistan Defence Minister said. 

published on : 13th September 2022

FATF rates Pakistan low on international goals on anti-money laundering, combating terror finance: Report

A 15-member joint delegation of FATF and APG paid an onsite visit to Pakistan from August 29 to September 2 to verify the country's compliance with a 34-point action plan.

published on : 13th September 2022

Massive floods likely to reduce Pak's GDP by over 2 percentage points, says PM Shehbaz Sharif 

He said the government is fighting to avoid food shortages due to the destruction of crops in the wake of the historic floods.

published on : 12th September 2022

Pakistani PM says his flooded country faces food shortages

Pakistan heavily relies on its agriculture and occasionally exports its surplus wheat to Afghanistan and other countries. 

published on : 12th September 2022

Sri Lanka's Bhanuka Rajapaksha dedicates Asia Cup title to 'crisis-hit' countrymen 

"We always wanted to show the world - a couple of decades back, we had aggression on our side, and we wanted to create those moments (again) as a unit," Rajapaksha said.

published on : 12th September 2022

Mehbooba's daughter Iltija Mufti advocates dialogue with Pakistan, Hurriyat

She accused the BJP of launching a disinformation campaign in the country by projecting Article 370 as a hurdle in the development and giving rights to women and marginalized sections.

published on : 12th September 2022

Asia Cup Final: Sri Lanka's Cup of glory as Pakistan get vanquished 

Sri Lanka doesn't have prima donas like the 'Men in Blue' but a team of good cricketers who have understood how to win crunch matches from the dead.

published on : 12th September 2022

Poliovirus found in Karachi's sewage line for first time in a year

Officials of the federal ministry of National Health Services said this was the first positive environmental sample from Sindh this year.

published on : 11th September 2022
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