Stem cells to treat HIV: the latest breakthrough against the virus that causes AIDS

Stem cells to treat HIV: the latest breakthrough against the virus that causes AIDS

A study by Spanish scientists pointed to stem cell transplants as a possible way to eliminate HIV from the body. The road to the end of the virus that causes AIDS is one step closer. Spanish scientists managed to get five people with HIV to have an undetectable reservoir of...

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Wembley Sale: Stadium not be sold by The FA, community footballers disappointed as Shahid Khan withdraws offer

Wembley Sale: Stadium not be sold by The FA, community footballers disappointed as Shahid Khan withdraws offer

England’s Football Association says their plan to sell Wembley Stadium will not go ahead after potential purchaser, American Shahid Khan, withdrew his offer. In a statement released on Wednesday, the FA chief executive Martin Glenn said: “Shahid Khan has informed us today that he will be withdrawing his offer to buy the stadium...

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Iran asks Pakistan to help secure border

Iran asks Pakistan to help secure border

Iran’s Foreign Minister Javed Zarif on Wednesday telephoned his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi to discuss the situation arising out of the abduction of Iranian guards near the Pakistan-Iran border point of Mirjaveh the other day. The abduction caused a friction between the two countries, as the Iranian foreign ministry...

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Imran Khan: Pakistan might not have to approach the IMF for financial aid

Imran Khan: Pakistan might not have to approach the IMF for financial aid

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that Pakistan might not have to approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for loans. In a meeting with journalists, the prime minister said he hopes the government will be able to fix economic issues soon with its policies. The government is also...

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LESCO sends Tahira Habib Jalib a hefty electricity bill: “These leaders use my father’s prose in their speeches but do not take notice his children”

LESCO sends Tahira Habib Jalib a hefty electricity bill: “These leaders use my father’s prose in their speeches but do not take notice his children”

LAHORE: The Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) on Wednesday sent legendary poet Habib Jalib’s daughter a hefty electricity bill amounting to Rs75,000. A resident of Mustafa Town in Lahore, Tahira Habib Jalib lives in a 2.5 marla house with her sisters and their children. While addressing media, Tahira said, “I am the sole...

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Should banana be the ideal choice for breakfast? No!

Should banana be the ideal choice for breakfast? No!

Are you always running out of time when getting ready for work? Usually, the first thing we drop is breakfast. That’s where the trustworthy banana often comes in. It’s easy, portable and delicious. However, research also shows that it’s not the best thing to eat for breakfast. If you’ve been patting yourself...

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Alia, Ranbir: Bae and Beau spotted together in NY

Alia, Ranbir: Bae and Beau spotted together in NY

Alia Bhatt is busy shuttling between the shooting of two big projects – Kalank and Brahmastra, but that doesn’t stop her from taking out time from hectic schedule for beau Ranbir Kapoor. It is no secret that Ranbir is currently with dad Rishi Kapoor in the US, wherein the veteran...

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SBP to issue Rs.50 coin in the memory of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, 17th October marks his 201st birth anniversary

SBP to issue Rs.50 coin in the memory of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, 17th October marks his 201st birth anniversary

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan says it will issue a Rs50 Sir Syed Ahmed Khan commemorative coin from October 17, the birth anniversary of the renowned Muslim scholar. On 17th October 2018 the 201st birth anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan was celebrated. On this occasion, in order to...

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These are the 10 best optical illusions of the year (and what they tell us about our brain)

These are the 10 best optical illusions of the year (and what they tell us about our brain)

Optical illusions are the object of study for the fields of Psychology and Neurology. “Our perceptual experience is a simulation of reality that, although it may be quite close to what is objective reality, is not exactly correct.” You could say that this sentence by Dr. Susana Martínez-Conde captures the...

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PEMRA directs media to strictly comply with media ethics

PEMRA directs media to strictly comply with media ethics

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed all news and current affairs channels to strictly adhere to media ethics while reporting incidents related to violence, crime, sexual abuse, terrorism, abduction, natural disaster and so on. The authority had already issued an advice on the same matter last month...

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