Frontline health workers of Pakistan laud US support for TRIPSS waiver on Covid-19 vaccines

Karachi:  6 May 2021: Frontline health workers of Pakistan have appreciated the United States’ announcement to support for waiving intellectual property (IP) protection for Covid-19 vaccines. The US decision is a breakthrough in India and South Africa’s attempts to get World Trade Organisation (WTO) member countries to agree to such a waiver to fight the pandemic equitably.  

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A Pair of Lions Succumbed to Death After Cage was Put to Fire

Islamabad, a pair of lions succumbed to death after it’s cage was put to fire in order to get them out of it. The officials were trying to transfer these lions to an animal shelter in Lahore to comply with the Islamabad High Court’s orders.

In 2016 animal activists of Islamabad started a campaign to end suffering of the captive animals in the Islamabad Zoo. A particular case was of an elephant named Kaavan.

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