SAO PAULO: Brazil’s death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 500,000 on Saturday as experts warn that the world’s second-deadliest outbreak may worsen due to delayed vaccinations and the government’s refusal to back social distancing measures. Only 11% of Brazilians have been fully vaccinated and epidemiologists warn that, with winter arriving in the southern hemisphere and new
Born in Gujranwala in 1938, she had obtained her master’s degree in geography from the University of Punjab, Lahore, after which she joined journalism. A writer, activist and journalist, Farrukh worked with Akhbar-i-Khawateen, an Urdu magazine, and remained with it until retirement. Commenting on her autobiography, Jeeney Ka Jurm in 2013, Intizar Husain wrote in
The National Assembly (NA) has passed the Election Act Amendment Bill, 2020 containing dozens of edited clauses for bringing electoral reforms including the voting right for overseas Pakistanis. The Lower House has passed the amended Election Act, 2017 that was presented by Adviser to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs Dr. Babar Awan. The Election
Former provincial minister Chaudhry Akhtar Wario’s son and Punjab Assembly member Khush Akhtar Subhani has passed away on Sunday (today). PML-N’s Punjab Assembly Khush Akhtar Subhani was undergoing treatment at a local hospital for two weeks. Subhani was a MPA from Sialkot. He was a member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab since August 2018.
ROME: Italy on Saturday passed the milestone of 30 million doses injected in its Covid-19 vaccination effort, with nearly 10 million people in the country now fully vaccinated. More than 9.85 million people in Italy have received two doses of a coronavirus vaccine, according to government figures, representing 16.6 percent of the 60 million-strong population.
The wife of Pakistan’s National Anthem lyricist late Hafeez Jalandhari has passed away aged 87 in Lahore. Hafeez Jalandhari’s daughter Raza Riaz says that his mother Begum Khurshid Hafeez was ill for quite some time and was undergoing treatment at a local hospital. Begum Khurshid Hafeez dies due to heart failure. However, her funeral prayers will