Is changing diet really effective in curing acne?

Is changing diet really effective in curing acne?

In recent years, I have noted with concern that, with the increase in messages about “well-being” and the persistent emphasis on this topic, our relationship with food in the context of skin problems has been changing.   Many people with acne have suffered a long history of acne, most are women...

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World’s Most Powerful Passports: Is Pakistan on the list?

World’s Most Powerful Passports: Is Pakistan on the list?

The best passport to hold in 2019 is … Japan. Again. That’s the view of the Henley Passport Index, which periodically measures the access that each country’s travel document affords. It’s the second time in a row that the Asian nation has come out on top in the index, which is...

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AIDS, Malaria, Syphilis … Preventing infectious diseases with no vaccine

AIDS, Malaria, Syphilis … Preventing infectious diseases with no vaccine

The list of infectious diseases is huge. And although there is a vaccine for many of these diseases – those caused by microorganisms such as a virus, bacteria, protozoan or fungus – there are also others for those that do not, such as AIDS, leprosy, hepatitis C, malaria or syphilis....

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“Secret divorces” in Saudi Arabia: the text messages that women in the country will receive on their cell phones to end this practice

“Secret divorces” in Saudi Arabia: the text messages that women in the country will receive on their cell phones to end this practice

Until recently, Saudi women were often the last to know that their husband had divorced them. They made the decision without telling you. But the authorities of Saudi Arabia hope that it changes with a law that took effect from this Sunday and that it has like aim to end this...

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New year, new resolution, new reforms?

New year, new resolution, new reforms?

There is never a bad time for introspection and with the arrival of the New Year, especially more so, notwithstanding that most New Year’s resolutions are not worth the piece of paper they are written on. However, this is necessary food for thought at a state level, particularly in light...

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UNICEF 2018 report claimed that 4% of newborns on new year would be Pakistanis

UNICEF 2018 report claimed that 4% of newborns on new year would be Pakistanis

As per UNICEF’s reports, estimatedly, 15,000 babies were to be born in Pakistan on New Year’s Day. According to it, Pakistani babies were to account for 4% of all babies born in the world on New Year’s Day. Moreover, it had claimed that of the 395, 072 babies born around...

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2018 is a comedy wrap for Pakistan

2018 is a comedy wrap for Pakistan

Pakistan’s politics repeats itself first as tragedy, then as farce. So, while you may initially be inclined to shed tears over it, a better reaction, I humbly suggest, might be to enjoy the absurdities for what they are. It is the greatest comic show, better than anything you could find...

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Chasing politics during ‘Tabdeeli Ka Saal’: Winners and losers of 2018

Chasing politics during ‘Tabdeeli Ka Saal’: Winners and losers of 2018

2018 being ‘Tabdeeli Ka Saal’ certainly belongs to politics. Not only because it was the election year for the third consecutive time since 2008, but also because during it we saw the rise and fall of prominent leaders and political parties. The three men constantly in the media spotlight this...

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7 bridal ensemble inspirations

7 bridal ensemble inspirations

There is one season that stays all year round in Pakistan that is the “Wedding Season”. However, one of the most stressful things about ‘shaadis’ is that you can never be sure as to what to wear. Whether it’s your best friend’s wedding or some distant relative’s big day, it...

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Comedian Faiza Saleem’s note to brides: Why brides should have fun at their weddings?

Comedian Faiza Saleem’s note to brides: Why brides should have fun at their weddings?

Comedian Faiza Saleem, whose wedding festivities are currently under way, has shared why brides should be happy and have fun and not let anyone dictate when, where and how they express their emotions. Faiza, who started Pakistan’s first all-girls comedy troupe, The Khawatoons, has been challenging stereotypes ingrained in our...

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