After heatwaves, monsoon rains, worst floods devastate South Asia

People watch an overflowed stream known as Lai Nullah on the outskirts of Rawalpindi on August 27, 2020, after it burst and triggered floods in the low lying residential area following heavy monsoon rains. (AFP/File)
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Updated 03 August 2022

After heatwaves, monsoon rains, worst floods devastate South Asia

August 2: Inside Climate News has reported that record breaking torrential downpours killed at least 14 people, inundated roads, caused long power outages and brought Pakistan’s largest metropolis to a standstill twice last month. Read more I  


Want only merit-based appointed army chief: Imran

Updated 26 September 2022

Want only merit-based appointed army chief: Imran

September 26: The Nation reported that PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday said he did not want an army chief of his choice but only concerned with merit-based appoint­ment of the COAS.

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Canadian woman murder case: Accused tried to tamper with evidence

Updated 26 September 2022

Canadian woman murder case: Accused tried to tamper with evidence

September 26: The News reported that new developments took place in the Sara Inam murder case Sunday as the police revealed that the accused, Shahnawaz — son of senior journalist Ayaz Amir — tried tampering with evidence.

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Leaked audios stir up political firestorm

Updated 26 September 2022

Leaked audios stir up political firestorm

September 26: The Express Tribune reported that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and key members of his party and family became the centre of attention on Sunday after audio recordings purportedly of their conversation surfaced on social media.

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Miftah exits, Ishaq Dar to come back along with Shehbaz

Updated 26 September 2022

Miftah exits, Ishaq Dar to come back along with Shehbaz

September 26: Dawn reported that after two days of back-to-back meetings of the PML-N senior leadership, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sha­rif will return to Pakistan on Monday (today), accompani­ed by Ishaq Dar who is set to take charge as finance minister.

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First came the floods. Now, Pakistan’s children face a new disaster

Updated 26 September 2022

First came the floods. Now, Pakistan’s children face a new disaster

September 26: CNN reported that the baby sleeps listlessly on the hospital bed, her frail and dehydrated body fighting for survival. Next to her lies a motionless infant wrapped in a white cloth, who died just minutes earlier.

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