Disposable brides

Here is what the Holy Quran says about marriage, in Surah 30: “And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquility in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy.” Note the following words: tranquility, affection, and mercy. Unfortunately, these often fall on deaf ears. Far too often, brides from Pakistan are treated as a … Continue reading Disposable brides

Eid-ul-Adha to be celebrated on July 31, says Fawad Chaudhry

 Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated on July 31 “as per calendar of the Ministry of Science and Technology”, said federal minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday.  Chaudhry said on Twitter that the moon for the month of Zilhajj will be seen in Karachi and its surrounding areas on July 21. He added that the moon could be sighted with the help of binoculars and in some areas, … Continue reading Eid-ul-Adha to be celebrated on July 31, says Fawad Chaudhry

Pakistan hospitals running out of beds, Coronavirus cases exceeds 100,000

Pakistan has recorded more than 100,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to official health figures released on Monday. As the announcement was made hospitals warned they are running out of beds to treat patients. 4,728 new infections were identified in the last 24 hours, while the death toll reached 2,067 with 65 fresh fatalities, health officials added. Out of the total 103,671 cases, Punjab has … Continue reading Pakistan hospitals running out of beds, Coronavirus cases exceeds 100,000