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22 killed, over 120 injured in UK terror blast

IS claims responsibility; Polls campaign suspended; Salman Abedi named as attacker Sohail Iqbal Manchester, UK Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility, that killed at least 22 people and...

Health

‘Light’ cigarettes may be more dangerous than regular

Smoking cigarettes indisputably causes lung cancer. But does smoking “light” cigarettes—those with ventilation around the filters that dilutes the smoke with air—offer any protection...

With mental health problems, fitness is tied to reduced risk of death

For men experiencing emotional distress like depression, anxiety or thoughts of suicide, having high cardiorespiratory fitness may cut the risk of death in half...

Blood discovery could benefit preemies, help end platelet shortages

The finding also could offer big benefits for premature babies, opening the door to new treatments for a serious condition called neonatal thrombocytopenia that...

Islamabad

Peace and harmony can be promoted following Quran, Sunnah: First Lady

Staff Reporter First Lady Begum Mehmooda Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday said by following the true spirit and teachings of Quran and Sunnah, peace and harmony can...

Pakistan ranks first among 183 countries getting Chinese scholarships: Madam Bao

Staff Reporter Pakistan ranked the first among 183 counties in term of number of students, got Chinese government scholarships in the recent year. As per...

Lahore

Shahbaz slams UK blast

Staff Reporter The Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has strongly condemned the explosion in the UK city of Manchester. He has expressed his deep...

Legal mechanism in the offing to curb land mafia

Salim Ahmed In order to curb the menace of land grabbing and to devise a legal mechanism for the speedy restoration of properties in illegal...

Karachi

Five dead in drowning incidents at beaches

Staff Reporter Five people have drowned in two different incidents at Karachi’s coastal locations, among which were four teenagers on a school picnic. Four schoolboys aged...

Seminar on world Hypertension Day

Staff Reporter Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) in collaboration with Department of Cardiology, Civil Hospital Karachi to mark World Hypertension Day 2017 organized a...

Economy Watch

Dastgir urges exporters to benefit from Pak-Malaysia FTA

Muhammad Arshad Islamabad Minister for Commerce, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan, Tuesday, urged Pakistani exporters to derive out maximum advantage of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan...

ABAD for continuation of corruption-free FTR system

Muhammad Arshad Islamabad The Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD) has expressed serious concerns over the reported move of the Federal Bureau of Revenue...

Islamic Banking and Finance

Islamic banks expand but double-digit growth is over

London Islamic banks have continued to expand their balance sheets and capital buffers, but the era of double-digit growth rates could be coming to an...

IDB Islamic finance forum outlines actions to promote youth entrepreneurship

Observer Report Jeddah The 12th Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Global Forum on Islamic Finance has outlined the role of Islamic finance in providing venture capital and...

CPEC

One Belt One Road: In the Long Run

Saman Hamid Dr. Ishrat Hussain, former Governor State Bank of Pakistan, in one of his articles about CPEC wrote that in a country where cynicism...

CPEC and Resolution of Kashmir Dispute

By U. K. Dar Bilateral relations between Pakistan and India revolve around geopolitics of Kashmir and history has taught us that geopolitics is a zero sum...

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