Mehr Tarar

  • There is no vaccine for the novel coronavirus. There will not be one for months, perhaps a year. Once the vaccine is found, its production will take a long time. Once the production is done, its global distribution for the 7.59 billion humans of the Earth will take a longer time. The world is ...

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  • In our home, we are family of five, presently. There is also a couple, our domestic staff, and their two children, 7 and 6, also part of our family. Last week, our driver moved into his own place. My two dogs are my babies. All of us have practised social distancing since March 22. Despite ...

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  • All around me, I sense a growing indifference to the dreadfulness of the disease called the novel coronavirus or COVID-19. It is not a mere disease, it is a pandemic. As most countries of the world are observing lockdowns in one form or the other, and self-isolation is considered the fundamental ...

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  • Lahore is silent these days. Almost. The familiar sounds of ambulance and police sirens seem to have faded into the hum of breeze that is as temperamental as a miffed lover. Life has hit a pause button. The uncertainty is waltzing with the fear of the unknown. As most people go about their new ...

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  • I voted for Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in 2013. I voted for Imran Khan in 2018. He was the National Assembly PTI candidate in my area of residence in Lahore. Despite a few disappointments related to PTI government’s performance since Sepetmber 2018 after Khan’s ...

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  • Time seems to have frozen into one moment. In that moment is the world hurdled in collective stupefaction. In the last one month, there appeared on the global consciousness a coronavirus shaped reality in its deadly enormity that with the calm assurance of inevitability slunk into countries that ...

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  • Out of the ten countries most affected by coronavirus, COVID-19, excluding China and the USA, the respective population in its entirety of the eight countries is not even close to Punjab, one of the four provinces of Pakistan: Italy is 60.8 million; Iran 81.16; Spain 46.66; Germany 82.79; France ...

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