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Pakistan Deluge: Disaster, but more than natural  

Pakistan Deluge: Disaster, but more than natural  

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: No doubt the unprecedented torrential rains that lashed the country continuously for over two months were a natural disaster but the way the millions of Pakistanis were devastated was in fact an unnatural disaster caused by the human acts of omission and commission. Both kinds of disasters – […]

Torrential rains devastate Pakistan as hundreds reported killed

Torrential rains devastate Pakistan as hundreds reported killed

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative  ISLAMABAD: As the power-hungry politicians of ruling and opposition parties of Pakistan remained ‘busy’ in political intrigues neglecting the miseries of the masses, the five spells of torrential rains that started in first week of July, have caused flash floods in urban as well as rural areas devastating almost entire […]

South Korean President: We must respond with worse-than-expected scenarios in mind

South Korean President: We must respond with worse-than-expected scenarios in mind

  SEOUL (Yonhap): South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol apologized to the nation on Wednesday after heavy rains triggered massive flooding in southern Seoul this week and sparked criticism the capital city lacks adequate flood control measures. Yoon offered the apology during a government meeting on the response to the flooding in Seoul and surrounding areas, […]

Love conquers all: Indian bride and groom float to wedding in cooking pot

Love conquers all: Indian bride and groom float to wedding in cooking pot

KERALA: An Indian couple sailed submerged streets in a huge pot to reach their wedding venue, as heavy rains flooded the southern state of Kerala. According to local reports, the couple borrowed the pot from a local temple and recruited two men to push the aluminum vessel to small partially flooded temple in Thalavady where […]

28 killed, 65 injured as heavy rains lash Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan

28 killed, 65 injured as heavy rains lash Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz TheAsiaN Representative Islamabad: At least twenty-eight people, mostly children, have been killed so far and 65 others injured as heavy rains lashed Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, according to the Pakistan Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) on Monday. The death toll has risen from 17 on Saturday to 28 on Monday due to the recent […]

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