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26 killed as passenger bus crashes into mountain in Pakistan

26 killed as passenger bus crashes into mountain in Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: At least 26 people, including over a dozen soldiers of Pakistan army, were killed when a passenger bus rammed into a mountain in Babusar Pass in Gilgit-Baltistan area on Sunday morning. According to the police, the passenger bus was travelling from Skardu to Rawalpindi when it crashed into a […]

Pakistan faces acute shortage of Anti-Rabies Vaccine

Pakistan faces acute shortage of Anti-Rabies Vaccine

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Pakistan has been facing acute shortage of anti-rabies vaccine (ARV) by some 800,000 dosages amid a growing population of stray dogs and almost non-existence of facilities in the rural parts of Sindh and other provinces to face the challenge. By the end of June, more than 92,000 dog-bite cases […]

Pakistan Army major, sepoy killed in explosion near Afghan border

Pakistan Army major, sepoy killed in explosion near Afghan border

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: A major and a sepoy of the Pakistan Army were martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Mohmand tribal district, the military’s media wing said on Friday. “Maj Adeel Shahid and Sepoy Faraz Hussain fell victim to an IED planted by terrorists from […]

17 die of dengue fever, 9000 cases reported across Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: A health official said that 8,933 dengue cases have been reported from across the country, while 17 people lost their lives during the current year. Chief of Disease Surveillance Divi­sion at the National Institute of Health (NIH) Dr. Rana Safdar told the media that 2,132 cases were reported from […]

Beijing to open one more visa office in Pakistan

Beijing to open one more visa office in Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: China has decided to open a visa office in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw province bordering Afghanistan, to boost economic relations with Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported on Thursday. According to the state-run radio service, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing made the announcement while talking to the media […]

Child murder cases spark violence in Pakistan city

Child murder cases spark violence in Pakistan city

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: The rape and murder of three minor children in Kasur has sparked protests across the Kasur city of Punjab province. The protesters shut down shops and transport and pelted stones at police station on Wednesday. They also blocked roads leading to the police station by setting tyres on fire. […]

Pakistan refuses India’s request to open airspace for Indian PM Modi

Pakistan refuses India’s request to open airspace for Indian PM Modi

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would not be allowed to use Pakistan’s airspace for his upcoming visit to Germany, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said, after New Delhi requested Islamabad’s permission. Announcing the decision via a video statement, Qureshi said the Indian High Commissioner had been informed of Pakistan’s […]

Pakistan to establish special media tribunals

Pakistan to establish special media tribunals

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: The federal government has decided to establish special media tribunals to settle cases of media organizations, workers, owners, and citizens. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan sharing the decisions of the federal cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan on […]

IMF officials, Pakistan PM discus bailout package

IMF officials, Pakistan PM discus bailout package

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Director Middle East and Central Asia Jihad Azour met Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PM Office here on Tuesday. Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh and Governor State Bank Dr Reza Baqir were present in the meeting. The IMF delegation […]

Pakistan women’s football captain named mental health champion for British charity

Pakistan women’s football captain named mental health champion for British charity

By Nasir Aijaz AsianN Correspondent Islamabad: Pakistan women’s national football captain Hajra Khan has been named as the new ambassador for the British Asian Trust, one of the Prince of Wales’s charities in the United Kingdom. According to a press release issued by the organisation, Hajra will help create mass awareness about mental health issues, […]

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