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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Journalist assassinated at home in northwestern Pakistan; AJA founder expresses support

Journalist assassinated at home in northwestern Pakistan; AJA founder expresses support

  DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Pakistani journalist Qais Javed was shot dead in the yard of his home on the night of December 7 in the northwestern city of Dera Ismail Khan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province bordering Afghanistan. Asia Journalist Association (AJA) founder and President of the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK) from 2002 to 2005 […]

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 […]

Pakistan registers sharp increase in COVID-19 positive cases

Pakistan registers sharp increase in COVID-19 positive cases

By Nasir Aijaz TheAsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 20,987 on Monday after hundreds of new infections were confirmed in the country. There had been sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in the country during last three weeks, as the number of positive cases was about 5000 with a […]

COVID-19: Over 5400 cases, 94 deaths reported in Pakistan 

COVID-19: Over 5400 cases, 94 deaths reported in Pakistan 

  By Nasir Aijaz TheAsiaN Representative Islamabad: The number of confirmed coronavirus positive cases across Pakistan surged to 5415 while the death toll is 94, according to official data released on Monday noon. The province-wise breakup of the total number of cases is: Sindh 1,452, Punjab 2,594, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 744, Balochistan 230, Islamabad Capital Territory […]

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