Hand sanitizer reduces disease time in young children more than washing with soap and water

Hand sanitizer reduces disease time in young children more than washing with soap and water

Young children inevitably have a lot of runny nose and sore throat, but the way they clean their hands can reduce the frequency with which they miss daycare, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers in Spain found that children who clean their hands with disinfectant...

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Pope: Having an abortion is no different from hiring a “contract killer”

Pope: Having an abortion is no different from hiring a “contract killer”

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Wednesday compared having an abortion to hiring a “contract killer”. “Interrupting a pregnancy is like eliminating someone,” Francis said in an address to worshipers in the Vatican. “Getting rid of a human being is like resorting to a contract killer to solve a problem,” he...

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Karachi Police Chief warns officers for harassing couple and demanding ‘Nikkahnama’

Karachi Police Chief warns officers for harassing couple and demanding ‘Nikkahnama’

KARACHI: Chief of Karachi police Dr Amir Ahmed Sheikh has restrained his force from harassing and humiliating young couples by asking them to show their Nikahnama to prove their credentials as husband and wife. “There is general complaint that policemen in mobiles and motorcycles harass and humiliate couples by asking...

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‘I will speak, but hold peace for now’: Nawaz on Shehbaz’s arrest

‘I will speak, but hold peace for now’: Nawaz on Shehbaz’s arrest

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday fired a fresh salvo at the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) over the arrest of his younger brother Shehbaz Sharif by NAB, saying if this is the accountability the party talks about, then he feels sorry about it. In a first interaction with...

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Sweat it out! Benefits of Perspiring

Sweat it out! Benefits of Perspiring

Sweating can be embarrassing if you’re at school, work, or spending a night out on the town. Sweat marks and the stench could leave you in a pit of embarrassment but could also be beneficial to your health. The almost 1 liter of sweat our bodies produce per day can...

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#MeToo Movement steers at Alok Nath, actor accused for manhandling other females

#MeToo Movement steers at Alok Nath, actor accused for manhandling other females

The #MeeToo movement in Bollywood is exposing the dark and never seen before side of many celebrities. A recent revelation that shocked the entire film fraternity and the netizens were Vinta Nanda’s rape accusation on Alok Nath. Indian director Vinta Nanda who produced and wrote hit TV serial ‘Tara’ has...

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“Sufficient smile system” to be strictly adhered to by Indian police officials at the airport

“Sufficient smile system” to be strictly adhered to by Indian police officials at the airport

NEW DELHI:  Armed police at Indian airports have been told to avoid wearing smiles, with officials blaming the 2001 US terror attacks partly on an excessive focus on friendliness and amiability, local media reported Tuesday. The Central Industrial Security Force, in charge of aviation safety, will move from a “broad...

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Why climate change also negatively affects mental health

Why climate change also negatively affects mental health

Increasing temperatures can worsen mood and increase the risk of suicide Climate change will not only affect the number of floods and the temperature of the planet. It is also having an impact on mental health, warned a group of experts from the United States. And according to the UN...

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Movie Review: ‘Venom’ – Worth marveling at?

Movie Review: ‘Venom’ – Worth marveling at?

KARACHI: There are multiple ways to take the people’s favorite formidable, intimidating super anti-hero and fail him with a boring film. Firstly, give him the least threatening antagonist in recent memory. Secondly, have three writers pen a script with no character development, interesting supporting characters or a consistent tone. Finally, and...

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Nikki Haley: the surprise resignation of the United States ambassador to the UN

Nikki Haley: the surprise resignation of the United States ambassador to the UN

Nikki Haley said she has not yet decided what she will do after leaving office as US ambassador. in the United Nations. Nobody expected her resignation and the truth is that she did not explain the reason for her  decision. Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday that she will step down as...

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