Senior journalist Habib Akram digs deeper into the foreign funding case against Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf of former prime minister Imran Khan. He says may...
One in four monkeypox cases in this country are in New York State, and we need to utilize every tool in our arsenal as we respond. The mayor of San Francisco has also declared a state of emergency over the rising cases of monkeypox.
The Supreme Court decision and election of Pervez Ellahi as Punjab chief minister will have profound implications for the Sharif government which may be forced to call early elections. Early elections will dampen the hopes of army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa of getting an extension in service, paving the way for the appointment of a new army chief on merit.
Now that the election stunner is in, the most frequently asked question remains the consequences of the changed parliamentary calculus in Punjab. The first casualty of this change will be the government of Mian Hamza Sharif, whose government in Punjab has lost its majority.
An elaborate strategy was finalized at a meeting of the top military brass to influence the July 17 Punjab bye-elections, prepare a favorable public opinion for General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s extension in service, strengthen MQM in Karachi, rebuild the army's public image and intensify the crackdown on the dissenting journalists, social media producers and influencers. Analysts say if true and implemented, this strategy will prove to be dangerous, divisive, and destabilize Pakistan even more.
The Health Department will release over 8,000 additional first dose appointments over the next two weeks, and 4,000 additional doses will be made available through referrals from community partner organizations serving the highest-risk patients. Appointments will be made available on the City’s vaccine portal: vax4nyc.nyc.gov/monkeypox on Friday, July 15 at 6pm
Aerial larviciding reduces the number of mosquitoes and minimizes the risk of mosquito-borne disease. The Health Department applies EPA-approved pesticide to mosquito breeding grounds when appropriate throughout the season.