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  • UK soap sacks Pakistan-born actor for offensive India tweets

    LONDON: A Pakistan-born actor has been sacked from Britain's most popular television soap after posting what broadcaster ITV called Sunday “entirely unacceptable, racially offensive” comments about Indians on social mediaMarc Anwar, 45, joined Coronation Street, the world's longest-running TV soap opera, in 2014 as a member of the show's first Muslim family...

    Famed for its cobbled streets and wistful big-band theme tune, Coronation...

  • Indian soap tackles taboos, changes attitudes

    NEW DELHI: An Indian soap opera whose themes include acid attacks, domestic violence and high rates of abortion of female foetuses has quietly become one of the most-watched programmes on the planet...

    Even today, women in neighbouring countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka or Nepal have access to more methods of contraception...

  • Soap opera

    THIS refers to the article ‘Soap opera’ (June 21) by Dr Naveed Alvi...

    I fully endorse his views regarding the hazards of the frequent washing of hands with soap...

  • Soap makers demand fair valuation of sulphonic acid

    KARACHI: Pakistan Soap Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Chairman A...

    Sulphonic acid is a major raw material for soap industry, its price revolves from $950-$1,050 per tonne origin-wise in the international market, while the Customs authorities have been assessing the same at $1,250 per tonne which is sort of a benchmark they have set instead of the actual invoice value, which is totally unjustified, the PSMA chief said...

  • Use soap, not guns, and fight virus with ‘bare hands’

    ISLAMABAD: A deeply conservative, tribal region in the country is spreading an animated, Pashto-language video to warn people about the coronavirus — and taking a shot at its gun culture in the process...

    In the video set in a field amid lightning, protagonist Pabo Badmash, or Pabo the Thug, is setting out to defeat the virus
  • Pakistan Railways move to wash major stations

    LAHORE: In collaboration with the Lahore Municipal Corporation and other civic agencies, the Pakistan Railways has started washing the Lahore Railway Station with chlorine-mixed (antiseptic) water...

    It also launched the drive to wash other major stations in the country under an identical arrangement...

  • UN says 27,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar as bodies wash up

    More than 27,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled violence in Myanmar in recent days, the United Nations said, as corpses of people drowned in desperate attempts to cross the border river washed up on Bangladeshi soil Friday...

    A further 20,000 Rohingya have massed along the Bangladeshi frontier, the UN added in a statement late Thursday, but are barred from entry as they run from burning villages and Myanmar army operations
  • Rohingya boat toll nears 100 as bodies wash ashore

    Seven bodies believed to be those of Rohingya Muslims washed ashore in Bangladesh on Wednesday, officials said, highlighting the risks many of the persecuted group are taking to flee violence in neighbouring Myanmar...

    At least 99 Rohingya are now known to have died making the perilous crossing on flimsy boats since a crisis erupted on August 25 in Rakhine state
  • Students advised to wash hands properly

    MINGORA: Unicef Regional Director for South Asia Karin Hulshop advised the local students here on Wednesday to wash their hands properly to avoid diseases...

    On the occasion, the members of ‘Wash Club’ showed properly cleaning and washing of their hands...

  • Californian leaders wash cars 2-3 times a week despite drought

    The remaining two, Sheila Kuehl and Hilda Solis, wash their cars about once a week, according to the paper...

    “The governor’s executive order calls on every Californian to help save water during this drought and it specifically includes limiting car washing and making sure to wash with recycled water,” said George Kostyrko, a spokesman for the State Water Resources Control Board...

  • At shift-end, nurses wash hands less often

    Over the course of a 12-hour hospital shift, caregivers’ rate of compliance in washing their hands drops by 8...

    7pc, according to a study led by Hengchen Dai of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of more than 35 hospitals
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