Home » Posts tagged with » Pakistan

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 […]

Coronavirus grips Sindh province of Pakistan

Coronavirus grips Sindh province of Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz TheAsiaN Representative Karachi: Southern Sindh province has highest number of coronavirus patients compared to other provinces of Pakistan, as 20 new cases were diagnosed in a single day on Sunday raising the tally to 37. According to the official press release issued from the office of Chief Minister of the province, 13 […]

War against Coronavirus: Pakistan shuts educational institutions, seals border with Afghanistan, Iran

War against Coronavirus: Pakistan shuts educational institutions, seals border with Afghanistan, Iran

  By Nasir Aijaz TheAsiaN Representative Islamabad: Pakistan is all set to completely seal its western border with Afghanistan and Iran from Monday March 16, 2020 to prevent the spread of the pandemic coronavirus, a notification issued from the interior ministry said on Friday. The decision comes after Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting […]

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 […]

Pakistan pays $93.5 million to Russia in trade dispute

Pakistan pays $93.5 million to Russia in trade dispute

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Pakistan has settled a 40 year old trade dispute with Russia as Islamabad paid $93.5 million to Moscow, Pakistani media reported Wednesday. The issue was a major hurdle in boosting the country’s trade ties with Russia. The dispute resolution is likely to improve trade between the two countries, an […]

Deliveries of Pakistan-assembled Hyundai Porter commence

Deliveries of Pakistan-assembled Hyundai Porter commence

The AsiaN Bureau, Pakistan Karachi: Hyundai Nishat Motor (Private) Limited has commenced the deliveries of its locally assembled Hyundai Porter H-100 Pickup, after the bookings were announced open on 3rd December 2019. The first locally assembled vehicle was delivered to its customer at a special event held at a local dealership on January 13, 2020. […]

Page 1 of 19123Next ›Last »

Search in Site