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7000 Pakistani students await charter flight to China

Over 7,000 Pakistanis enrolled in Chinese universities have been trapped in a whirlpool of hope and despair for over two years. They are studying online because Beijing has barred the return of foreign students due to a COVID travel ban.

Floods wash away farmers’ dreams as trout fisheries devastated

September 4th, 2020; By Abdul Baseer; PESHAWAR: 150 trout farms swept away in floods, farmers appeal for relief package, minister says survey ordered to assess losses

COVID Watch | September 1st 2020

90% of countries’ health services disrupted COVID-19 disrupted health services in 90% of affected countries, with low & middle-income countries facing the most difficulties. The...

‘Artists form a nation’s identity’ : Nahid Siddiqui

Aug 2, 2020: Nahid Siddiqui is a world-renowned dancer and choreographer; her groundbreaking performances have won her quite a few awards in the international arena. But even someone as accomplished as Nahid has not been ...
Faulty Policy at the Core of Pakistan's Medicine Crisis

Faulty policy at the core of Pakistan’s medicine crisis

In light of all this, it seems the recent critical shortage of essential medicines reported this month is not a new development, rather it is one part of a national crisis that has lasted since 2012. The disappearance of some 60 essential medicines this month was, however, unpredictable in the severity of its effect on the population and healthcare units.