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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | Today's Paper

Blue Economy strengthening maritime economy and security

By Wajahat Abbas

April 6, 2020 – 8:00 am

Oceanic economy is a practicable factor in the economic growth and sustainable development offering greater opportunities as well as challenges and risks. In the past few decades, Indian Ocean has played a sig­nificant role in terms of enabling eco­nomic security, international trade, sustainable development, people to people connection, livelihoods and mil­itary development. The inception of […]

Doctors need kits not salutes

By Mannan Samad

April 4, 2020 – 2:12 am

The unmatched services and untiring efforts rendered by the health professionals to the cause of eradicating the novel coronavirus are highly commendable. They are only custodians of the patients in these testing times. But most lamentably, they are poorly equipped with personal protective equipments (PPE) which is triggering an ambience of panic among them.

Balochistan suffers from Coronavirus more

By Ali Jan Maqsood

April 3, 2020 – 1:28 pm

Balochistan, like always, remains backward in the very pandemic situation of the Corona Virus. According to the recent static’s (dated April 2) 53 people in the province are affected with the Corona Virus. As per some other reports, 9 of the total patients of the virus are doctors who were looking after the Corona patients.

COVID-19 and diesel smuggling

By Muhammad Qasim Lal

April 3, 2020 – 1:28 pm

From kid to young, young to old everyone is well aware of the drastic Corona Virus which germinated in China. And today it has rooted in the entire world. Its fertility rate is so high that it spreads easily by human contacts. Doctors have predicted that it spreads from hands and by sneezing and enters from mouth, nose and eyes. Since the Corona Virus has expanded half of the world, there is still no any vaccine found by scientists to hunt it. No doubt, human has faced several disasters, from small fox to cancer but this viral infection is more panic and dangerous. It is a global challenge for the world.

COVID-19 across the globe – analysis and strategy for Pakistan

By Abdullah Khan

April 3, 2020 – 1:19 pm

According to Yuval Noah Harari, in his popular book, “Sapiens – A Brief History of Humankind”, when human beings started domesticating animals after the agricultural revolution that beset some 10,000 years ago, zoonotic diseases appeared to infect the human kind. Zoonotic diseases, also known as Zoonosis are caused by germs, like viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungi that spread between animals and people. Corona family of viruses is also zoonotic in nature and hosted in bats, that transmitted to humans reportedly in China. Individuals with low respiratory infections and symptoms were reported in Wuhan City of China in December, 2019.