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Quetta again hit by a suicide attack by TTP
Pakistan

Quetta again hit by a suicide attack by TTP

Tahreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has targeted Quetta again. A suicide attack on a police car claimed at least four lives in the deadly attack. The authorities have assigned the officers' security detail to watch over polio teams. The terrorist organization claimed in a statement that the murder of Omar Khalid Khorasani was the reason behind the atrocity. In August, a car bombing in Afghanistan claimed the life of the infamous militant. The violent campaign of the TTP against the government has sped up over the last few weeks. The most significant attack have occurred in the Lakki Marwat district of KP last month. At least six police officers lost their lives in a series of deadly attacks. But unless the security establishment and political leadership decided to strike hard. The authoriti...
Careem completed its 1 billion rides on Tuesday
Global

Careem completed its 1 billion rides on Tuesday

Transport-based service providers achieved a new milestone this week. Careem completes its 1 Billion rides in Doha, Qatar. The driver gets a trip to his hometown, he expresses his gratitude and happiness for the reward. Customers on Careem’s ride-hailing platform have completed a total of 1 billion rides across the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan since launching in 2012, the company announced on Tuesday. Pakistan topped the list of countries with the highest number of rides recorded (299 million). Followed by Saudi Arabia (242 million) and Egypt (230 million). The shortest single ride also took place in Pakistan a 200-meter trip in Lahore. Mudassir Sheikha, CEO, and co-founder said. “Reaching the incredible milestone of 1 billion rides is thanks to the hard work of our cap...
Pakistan on the verge of Food Crisis Emergency
Opinion

Pakistan on the verge of Food Crisis Emergency

After the recent floods, hundreds of people were dislocated from their houses, the property was damaged and whatnot. But one thing that is so severe can become a nightmare in the future. That is the Upcoming Food Crisis Emergency in the country. The situation will get better or it become worst...... Let's discuss Pakistan has been pummeled by three consecutive years of flooding resulting in destroyed crops and forced evacuations. Coupled with tribal violence this situation has prompted the UN to declare Pakistan in a state of Food Crisis Emergency. However, aid may be slow in coming. This food crisis may become the biggest problem in the coming years as the grand drought is approaching the world. Also See: “Flattening infant’s head” midwives horror tales Extreme floods have wipe...
Pakistan has launched 6 satellites in space to date
Sci-Tech

Pakistan has launched 6 satellites in space to date

Do you know that Pakistan has launched 6 satellites into space to this day? Pakistan is a struggling economy. Although the country is facing a lot of other problems of its own, still the country is not as far behind in terms of technology as it seems. The country has launched at least 6 satellites into space. However, Pakistan launched all of these satellites in 2018. It is unfortunate that the country hasn’t launched any satellite in the past 4 years. Pakistan launched its first-ever satellite in 1996 whereas, the country launched its latest satellite in 2018. Here is the detailed list of Pakistan’s launched satellites: PAKSAT 1 (ANATOLIA 1): Pakistan Launched PRSS 1 on 1st February 1996. It is a geostationary satellite that resides directly above the region of Ethiopia. The Satell...
Why HIV cases are increasing in Islamabad?
Health

Why HIV cases are increasing in Islamabad?

The capital city, Islamabad is facing yet another fear with its rising HIV cases. The authorities are estimating that over 800 young people tested positive for HIV in the past 1 year. HIV is a viral disease that spreads from human to human. It comes under the category of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The disease can spread from an infected person to a healthy person through sexual contact or through using used needles. Yes, using already-used needles can also result in the transmission of this disease.  The healthcare workers are responsible for keeping us healthy. However, It is regrettable that they are the reason the disease is so prevalent in our country. They unquestionably appear to contribute significantly to the increase in HIV cases across Islamabad as well as the Countr...