Ending Pakistan’s Paradoxical Impunity

Ending Pakistan’s Paradoxical Impunity

At least 48 journalists have been killed in the line of duty in Pakistan in the last 10 years, and 35 of them were deliberately targeted and murdered because of their work.  In 2012 alone, five journalists were killed in the country, according to IPI’s Death Watch.  For every journalist...

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How safe are dietary supplements and do they really work?

How safe are dietary supplements and do they really work?

Food supplements not only bring health benefits. They also bring risks. The story of Jim McCants, a man who ended up needing a liver transplant after consuming green tea capsules has raised new questions about dietary supplements. What are your risks and health benefits? When Jim McCants started taking the green...

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The Only Stall You Should Use in a Public Bathroom

The Only Stall You Should Use in a Public Bathroom

When faced with a choice, which stall do you select in a public bathroom? Typically, you’d enter any one that appears reasonably clean and hope for the best, right? But let’s take the guessing game out of this dire dilemma. Little did you know, science can actually help you choose the...

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Pakistan vs New Zealand: PCB announces 15 member T20 squad

Pakistan vs New Zealand: PCB announces 15 member T20 squad

Lahore: The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Head Coach Mickey Arthur has retained the 15-member T-20 squad that played against Australia for the upcoming three-match T-20I series against New Zealand. The 3-match T-20I series against New Zealand will commence from October...

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Tesla: The tweet that cost him and his company $20 million fines each was “Worth It!”

Tesla: The tweet that cost him and his company $20 million fines each was “Worth It!”

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said the tweet that cost him and the company $20 million in fines each by the US Securities and Exchange Commision was “Worth It”. The tweet, sent late Friday evening less than an hour before Musk tweeted that he would take a break from Twitter...

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Google CEO fires 48 employees owing to sexual harassment cases over the past 2 years

Google CEO fires 48 employees owing to sexual harassment cases over the past 2 years

CALIFORNIA” Google Inc Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said on Thursday the company had fired 48 employees for sexual harassment over the past two years. Pichai sent an email to Google employees in response to a New York Times story that was published earlier in the day. The report said the...

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Cat graces the ramp during Turkey’s fashion event ‘catwalk’

Cat graces the ramp during Turkey’s fashion event ‘catwalk’

A fashion event in Turkey demonstrated, though inadvertently, a live explanation of the popular word ‘catwalk’. It happened when a real cat literally hit the ramp during the show. The feline wasn’t a model invited on the stage to showcase new designs but was an intruder who couldn’t care less...

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Sindh’s ECCE policy struggles in infancy

Sindh’s ECCE policy struggles in infancy

KARACHI: Unfortunately, there was none for the Sindh government’s Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) initiative. The scheme, envisaged for the education and protection of minors, before the primary school age, is now a victim of the traditional lack of interest by the education department and other government officials. The ECCE...

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Plane crashes in Indonesia with 188 people on board

Plane crashes in Indonesia with 188 people on board

The aircraft, a Boeing 737, disappeared from the radars 13 minutes after taking off from the Jakarta airport. About 160 rescue personnel search for survivors and the black boxes of the device. The Indonesian authorities confirmed this Monday (29.10.2018) that a plane of the local low-cost company Lion Air crashed within...

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State Bank issues directions after cyber attack on bank

State Bank issues directions after cyber attack on bank

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday issued instructions regarding bank cards after a cyber-attack on BankIslami Pakistan. According to SBP, the use of cards has been suspended internationally after the card used was attacked by hackers. “Bank card was used in different ATM’s and Point of Seal,”...

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