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Pakistan: After-effects of Taliban takeover in Afghanistan 

Pakistan: After-effects of Taliban takeover in Afghanistan 

By Nasir Aijaz, The AsiaN Representative KARACHI: No battle fought, no armed clashes or encounter took place with American and allied forces or even with Afghan army, yet the world witnessed that the US-installed Afghan President fled and the Taliban got hold of Kabul without any resistance. This resulted in collapse of entire government system […]

COVID Delta variant registers rise in Pakistan’s coastal city Karachi

COVID Delta variant registers rise in Pakistan’s coastal city Karachi

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative KARACHI: Pakistan is currently experiencing the fourth wave of COVID-19 amid Indian Delta variant, which has registered significant rise in Karachi, the largest city of country and capital of Sindh province, located on the Arabian Sea Coast. This emerged in the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) meeting hosted by […]

Pakistan opens separate schools for transgenders

Pakistan opens separate schools for transgenders

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Punjab province will open separate schools for transgender community in selected cities and the first ever such school will start functioning from Wednesday July 7 in Multan, a historic and one of the biggest cities of the province, situated in its southern part. Punjab’s Education Minister Dr. […]

Happy Sindhi Sarangi Day

Happy Sindhi Sarangi Day

By Nasir Aijaz Asia N Representative Sindh Priovince: Sindhi communities around the world are celebrating today – June 27, as the Sindhi Sarangi Day for revival and promotion of ancient Sindhi musical instrument. Rajesh Kumar Parasramani, a renowned Sarangi Player based in Bilaspur India, who pioneered Sindhu Gharana and developed his own Sarangi, had announced the […]

Pakistan: Thar Desert transforming into oasis

Pakistan: Thar Desert transforming into oasis

By Nasir Aijaz Asia N Representative SINDH PROVINCE: Pakistan’s Thar Desert in Sindh province, bordering India, is transforming into oasis, as with start of coalmining since a decade, a new wetland has emerged because of brackish water oozing out of the open pit coalmine at 180 meters depth. The brackish water has not only created […]

Pakistan resorts to lockdowns in wake of third Covid-19 wave   

Pakistan resorts to lockdowns in wake of third Covid-19 wave   

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative  ISLAMABAD: Amidst the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive across the country, Pakistan government resorted to re-imposing the ‘Smart Lockdown’ to control the surge in coronavirus cases, said to be ‘third wave of pandemic’. The country recorded a sharp increase in daily Covid-19 cases during last few days — 2,700 cases […]

Pakistan kicks off second phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive

Pakistan kicks off second phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has kicked off the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive focusing the people over the age of 60. According to an official of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, the most senior citizens who have registered for vaccination will receive an SMS with […]

Media in Pakistan – A Slippery Road

Media in Pakistan – A Slippery Road

  By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative  Islamabad: Freedom of Press in Pakistan had always been a hot topic to discuss but on February 4, 2021, certain stunning remarks by Justice Qazi Faez Isa, a judge of Pakistan’s Supreme Court, unleashed the debate afresh when he criticized the state of media freedom, democracy and governance in […]

Second wave of Covid-19 grips Pakistan

Second wave of Covid-19 grips Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative  Islamabad: The second wave of novel coronavirus has gripped Pakistan, compelling the government to again close down the educational institutions, impose a ban on visiting the shrines, curtail the business timings and strike ‘smart lockdown’ in specific areas identified as hubs of the pandemic. Pakistan recorded the highest single-day […]

Let the Korean nation reunite

Let the Korean nation reunite

By Nasir Aijaz TheAsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Today we are discussing the 70th anniversary of the Korean War that divided a nation described by the Great Poet of Bengal Rabindranath Tagore as ‘The Future Lamp of the Asia’. For hundreds of years, Korea had been a battleground for rival nations, but the last century – possibly […]

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