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Six-Month Gaza Conflict Leaves 19,000 Children Orphaned, 10,000 Women Killed

By: Asim Nawaz New York/Cairo: UN Women launches...

Indian Democracy at Risk

By: Taha Abdul Ahad India, the world's largest...

YOUTH

Opinions

WOMEN

Six-Month Gaza Conflict Leaves 19,000 Children Orphaned, 10,000 Women Killed

By: Asim Nawaz New York/Cairo: UN Women launches its latest Gender Alert on Gaza. Six months into the war, 10,000 Palestinian women in Gaza have been killed, among them an estimated 6,000 mothers, leaving...

Maha: Pioneering Transgender Superhero Advocates for Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

By: Maleeha Irfan ISLAMABAD: In a groundbreaking collaboration between Pathfinder International, 120 Under 40, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the PINK center, a new superhero named Maha emerges. Maha is an...

Dilemma of Women’s Security in Pakistan

By: Aneesa Ajmal To write about women in our society is a sensitive topic, and sometimes it is considered as a traumatic issue.  The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a developing country, where...

Hadiqa Bashir Wins Global Citizen Youth Leader Award for Women’s Rights Advocacy in Pakistan

WEB DESK Hadiqa Bashir, a 22-year-old gender equality advocate from Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, is the first Pakistani to claim the prestigious Global Citizen Youth Leader Award.  Through a range of initiatives addressing issues like early...

PAKISTAN

Historical Review: Interwoven Past of Allama Mashriqi, Bhuttos, and Zardaris

By: Nasim Yousaf A historical review of Pakistan's political landscape reveals intriguing connections that have shaped the course of the nation's history. Delving into the intertwined past of Allama Mashriqi, the Bhuttos, and the...

Lok Virsa Inaugurates ‘Center for National Cohesion’ to Foster Unity Through Cultural Initiatives

NEWS DESK ISLAMABAD: Today, Lok Virsa unveiled its newest initiative, the "Center for National Cohesion," dedicated to fostering unity and solidarity across the nation through cultural means. The center's mission encompasses extensive research, analytical...

Global Survey Reveals Varied Perceptions on Democracy, Highlighting Concerns Over Electoral Integrity

NEWS DESK ISLAMABAD: A global survey conducted recently in 43 countries sheds light on the diverse perspectives regarding democracy and governance, revealing both widespread support and significant challenges. According to the findings of the...

Special Investment Facilitation Council Takes Action on Aviation Industry Failures

By: Faheem Anwar Khan KARACHI: The Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) has taken notice of a white paper issued by the Aircraft Owners and Operators Association (AOOA) on the shortcomings of the aviation industry.Sources...

HEALTH

Health Activists Urge Pakistan Government to Boost Economy Through Increased Tobacco Taxes

WEB DESK ISLAMABAD: In a press release by the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC), Health activists urged the government to pat the economy by increasing tobacco taxes. This...

A Guide to Pet Food Ingredients

By: Kamran Abbas With so many choices of pet foods available today, selecting the appropriate food for your pet can be challenging. From freeze-dried, dry to wet organic food options with high protein levels...

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Tracking & Managing Infections in Pakistan

By: Samsaam Fazal In Pakistan, the impact of artificial intelligence on tracking and managing infections is increasingly recognized as a transformative force in bolstering public health initiatives. The country, like many others, faces...

Rare Diseases Need Government Attention

NEWS DESK Karachi: In recognition of Rare Disease Day, Roche Pakistan Limited held a panel discussion and press briefing to raise awareness about rare diseases in Pakistan, and to emphasize the unmet needs of...

LAST COME

SPORTS

Army, Wapda triumphs All Pakistan Ramadan Cup Basketball Titles

ISLAMABAD: Unbeatable Pakistan Army and Wapda A emerged victorious...

International Cricket Schedule for Season 2024-25 Announced

By: Muhammad Saad Abbasi MELBOURNE: A Men’s five-Test Match Border-Gavaskar...

Islamabad United’s PSL Victory Celebrated with Symbolic Solidarity for Palestine

By: Muhammad Faheem Anwar KARACHI: Imad Wasim’s all-round performance...

Cricket Australia Postpones Men’s T20 Series Against Afghanistan Amid Concerns Over Women’s Rights Deterioration

By: Muhammad Saad Abbasi MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia (CA) has postponed...

INTERNATIONAL

Turkish President Erdogan Slams International Response to Gaza Crisis

By: Faheem Anwar ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has...

UN Women welcomes the adoption of robust blueprint to end women’s poverty

WEB DESK New York City : The 68th session of the...

UNAIDS Issues Urgent Call to Safeguard Women’s Health and Rights Ahead of International Women’s Day

By: Asim Nawaz Abbasi GENEVA: In light of International Women’s...

Over 8 Million Women and Girls in Ukraine Require Humanitarian Assistance in 2024

By: Asim Nawaz New York: Two years of Russia’s full-scale...

Environment

Lahore’s Climatic Meltdown

By: Rameen Habib The names of seasons should be changed in Pakistan. Monsoon should be named the season of dengue and typhoid, Autumn along with...

Webinar Spotlights Renewable Energy’s Role in Pakistan’s Fight Against Climate Change

By: Maleeha Irfan KARACHI: Pakistan faces urgent environmental challenges, compelling experts to stress the immediate shift towards renewable energy sources. A recent webinar titled “Renewable...