Posts Tagged ‘Pakistan’

Pakistan Approves Astrazeneca COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use

By Onwuka Gerald Pakistan’s health minister on Saturday, said Astrazeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine has been granted approval for emergency use in the country, and in the process making it the first vaccine against the disease to be given the green light in the South Asian country. Pakistan’s Health Minister Faisal Sultan told Reuters that the Drug […]

Pakistan Govt Sets To Provide Free COVID-19 Vaccines

By Onwuka Gerald Officials in Pakistan on Thursday, revealed that when finally available, that the government will provide the coronavirus vaccine free of charge to its people, adding that plans are already in motion to start the immunisation drive by April 2021. Earlier, Pakistan’s Cabinet approved $150 million for purchase of COVID-19 vaccine doses. The […]

Pakistan PM, Khan Advocates For Chemical Castration Of Those Convicted Of Rape, Child Molestation

Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan responding to rape incidents happening in the country said that rapists and child molesters when caught, should be chemically castrated. Khan stated that he had already discussed with members from his cabinet the kind of punishment to be handed to the alleged rapist. Since it is not reported, one does […]

BREAKING: 13 Dead, Over 100 Displaced As Flood Hits Southern Province Of Pakistan

The heavy rain fall and flooding that unleashed havoc across different parts of Pakistan has resulted to the death of 13 persons as several other properties were destroyed by the flood. The rain which has been falling for three consecutive days in the Southern province of Sindh and South western province of Balochistan, saw numerous […]

PAKISTAN: 10 Players Dropped From The National Cricket Team For Its England Tour Over #COVID19

10 players from the Pakistan’s cricket team will not travel with the team for its tour of England on Sunday, after they tested positive for coronavirus for a second time. Wasim Khan, the board chief executive, said the players can rejoin the squad of 18 players if they later test negative. After first testing positive […]

Emirates Suspends Its Flights From Pakistan After Multiple Passengers Test Positive For #COVID19

One of the world’s biggest long-haul airlines, Emirates, has suspended flights from Pakistan after passengers tested positive for COVID-19 in Hong Kong. The decision was taken after 26 people on board a flight from Pakistan to Hong Kong via Dubai were found to have the virus. A spokeswoman for the airline said: “Following the announcement […]