— Haqeeqat TV English (@HaqeeqatTVEng) May 22, 2020Flight PK-8303 from Lahore was about to land in Karachi today when it crashed at the Jinnah Garden area near Model Colony in Malir, just a minute before its landing, PIA spokesperson Abdullah Hafeez said. "The captain informed the air traffic tower that he was having problems with the landing gear before disappearing from the radar," the spokesperson told news agency PTI. … [Read more...] about Pakistan plane crash: Reports emerge of a few survivors from the accident site
After the incident, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a tweet, said he was "shocked and saddened" by the PIA plane crash. He said rescue and relief is the priority and that an inquiry will be instituted into the incident.Shocked & saddened by the PIA crash. Am in touch with PIA CEO Arshad Malik, who has left for Karachi & with the rescue & relief teams on ground as this is the priority right now. Immediate inquiry will be instituted. Prayers & condolences go to families of the deceased. … [Read more...] about Pakistan plane crash | Here is a timeline of the major plane crashes in the country
In a tweet, PM Modi said, "Deeply saddened by the loss of life due to a plane crash in Pakistan. Our condolences to the families of the deceased, and wishing speedy recovery to those injured." … [Read more...] about Pakistan plane crash: PM Modi offers condolences, wishes speedy recovery to injured
For India, experts have said, banking on Herd Immunity is a “terrible idea”. While speaking to former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, Director of Harvard Global Health Institute Ashish Jha said, “We are finding that even healthy and young people are getting very ill. We can’t be cavalier about this. We have to protect these people. Herd Immunity in India is a terrible idea as millions will die, even young people.” … [Read more...] about In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?
As the vehicle and the novel progress, currencies tumble and banks fail. Packer dreams of living “in a chip, on a disk, as data, in whirl, in radiant spin, a consciousness saved from void”. Not so different from the dreams of some techno-futurists today. With typical bravado, he plans to extend the human experience “toward infinity as a medium for corporate growth and investment, for the accumulation of profits and vigorous reinvestment”. … [Read more...] about Reading Don Delillo’s ‘Cosmopolis’ during social and financial uncertainty