LUMS Suleman Dawood School of Business Co-hosts Islamic Finance Conference in Spain

LUMS Suleman Dawood School of Business Co-hosts Islamic Finance Conference in Spain

Lahore, Oct 3rd, 2019: The Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) recently co-hosted the 4th Islamic Finance, Banking and Business Ethics (IFBBE) Conference at Universitat de València, Spain. Under the theme of ‘Building New Finance through Inclusion, Sustainability and Ethics’, the conference was held in collaboration with The Global University...

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Quetta bans plastic shopping bags

Quetta bans plastic shopping bags

The ban on the sale and purchase of plastic shopping bags has come into effect in the provincial capital of Balochistan from Thursday. Administrator Quetta Metropolitan Corporation (QMC) Farooq Langove said 12 plastic warehouses had been sealed in different parts of the city. “Those producing and selling plastic bags were...

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Indonesia’s capital is sinking and it is not a good sign!

Indonesia’s capital is sinking and it is not a good sign!

Indonesia plans to move its capital city from Jakarta, according to the country’s planning minister. Indonesia’s Minister of National Development and Planning Board Chief, Bambang Brodjonegoro, said President Joko Widodo favored a plan to relocate the capital from Jakarta to outside of Java Island, according to CNN Indonesia, but that...

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What are the 9 essential amino acids that we have to look for in foods (and where to find them)

What are the 9 essential amino acids that we have to look for in foods (and where to find them)

Amino acids are essential for human life. It could be said that they are the brick that builds the proteins. Although humans are made of about 250,000 different proteins, these are composed of only 20 amino acids. Our body can make 11 of them. The other nine are the so-called essential amino acids. They can...

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4 Indian Farmers sued for growing potatoes trademarked by PepsiCo

4 Indian Farmers sued for growing potatoes trademarked by PepsiCo

PepsiCo is suing four farmers in India for copyright infringement, claiming they were growing a variety of potatoes trademarked by the company for exclusive use in its Lays potato chips. The lawsuits were filed earlier this month by the company’s Indian subsidiary, and will be heard by a district court...

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Beresheet: an unmanned ship from Israel crashed before reaching the moon

Beresheet: an unmanned ship from Israel crashed before reaching the moon

The first mission to the Moon financed with private funds failed on Thursday in its attempt to land on the lunar surface. The spacecraft Beresheet , Israeli – made, suffered an apparent flaw in its main engine and other technical and communication problems when it was close to landing on the moon. The objective of the...

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Scientists reveal first ever picture of a blackhole leaving viewers awestruck

Scientists reveal first ever picture of a blackhole leaving viewers awestruck

Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy. It measures 40 billion km across – three million times the size of the Earth – and has been described by scientists as “a monster”. The black hole is 500 million trillion...

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Northern Ireland: thieves used an excavator to take an ATM

Northern Ireland: thieves used an excavator to take an ATM

Thieves chose a unique way to take an ATM from Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. At dawn on Sunday, they took an excavator from a construction zone and drove it to a nearby gas station. Once there, the excavator passed a security door, went directly to the cashier and started...

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The woman arrested in Dubai for comparing her ex’s wife on Facebook with a horse

The woman arrested in Dubai for comparing her ex’s wife on Facebook with a horse

Two offensive comments on Facebook could cost you jail. Laleh Shahravesh, a 55-year-old British woman, faces 24 months in prison in Dubai for calling her ex-husband’s new wife “horse” on this social network. The Londoner was arrested at an airport in this city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and...

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NAB team conducts raid at Shehbaz Sharif’s residence to arrest Hamza Shehbaz

NAB team conducts raid at Shehbaz Sharif’s residence to arrest Hamza Shehbaz

According to media reports, NAB is conducting a raid at 96-H Model Town-Shehbaz Sharif’s residence in order to arrest Hamza Shehbaz. Shehbaz Sharif along with his sons Hamza and Salman are facing multiple NAB inquires, including those into the Ashiana Housing scandal, Ramzan Sugar Mills and assets beyond means. “NAB...

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