Women cross a road engulfed in smog in Lahore on Friday. Associated Press
Pakistani police have arrested a man for beating his wife in public after the incident triggered wide condemnation and uproar on social media.
Masroor Ali Siyal, a leader from the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, and Karachi Press Club President Imtiaz Khan were among the panelists on the show "News Line with Aftab Mugheri".
Dunya News will no longer be working with Pakistani actor and singer Mohsin Abbas Haider, the channel announced, adding that they will be dropping him from their line-up of hosts on their talk show “Mazaaq Raat.”
Instead, the court found Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh guilty of the lesser charge of kidnapping and sentenced him to seven years in prison. One of his lawyers, Khwaja Naveed, said he could go free unless the government chooses to challenge the court decision.
About half the country's roughly 110 million people are currently under quarantine — including millions in deep poverty, left jobless by tough restrictions on movement.
The first phase testing would take around three months, CSIRO's director of health Rob Grenfell told Reuters, adding that any resulting vaccine would not be available to the public before late next year.