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    Branded Sunglasses Frames In Pakistan Face

  • Low quality sunglasses can damage eyes

    ISLAMABAD: As the summer sun begins its onslaught, like each year, residents of the city are buying sunglasses in large numbers...

    Most people buy low-priced, substandard sunglasses being sold on the roadsides...

  • Greece frames charges against coup plotters

    ALEXANDROUPOLI: Eight Turkish military officers who fled to Greece by helicopter after a failed coup were charged on Sunday by a prosecutor with illegal entry and violating Greek airspace, their lawyer said...

    The men, who have sought asylum in Greece, arrived by military helicopter on Satu­rday after sending a distress signal to authorities at the airport in the northern city of Alexandroupolis
  • SC frames questions on LDA appeal against LHC verdict

    ISLAMABAD: Can a provincial government curtail, modify or take back political, administrative and financial responsibilities devolved to elected representatives of a local government? This is among a set of difficult questions the Supreme Court will take up on July 17 before pronouncing an authoritative ruling...

    The questions were framed on Thursday by a three-judge bench headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar during hearing on an appeal...
  • SC frames key questions on blasphemy law

    The high court had dismissed Qadri’s petition against the awarding of the death sentence under the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC), but accepted his application to void Section 7 of the ATA, that calls for the punishment of death for committing acts of terrorism...

  • IHC frames questions over scope of president’s powers

    The petition, which was filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz lawmaker Barrister Mohsin Shahnawaz Ranjha, urged the court to declare the presidential ordinances issued by the incumbent regime “illegal, unconstitutional being ultra vires Article 89 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and having been promulgated in a mala fide manner”...

    It seemed the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf had adopted ordinances as “normal...

  • Branded vs generic drugs

    Often when you are switchedfrom a branded drug to a generic drug, you think that it’s going to work the same way...

    There is a long time and effort required to bring a research molecule (branded drug) to the market...

  • Branded a traitor, Russian sports whistleblower hides abroad

    The sportswoman who blew the whistle on doping in Russian athletics is in hiding abroad, pursued by a barrage of criticism from former colleagues and officials at home who accuse her of betraying her country...

    Yulia Stepanova, an international runner who was herself suspended for doping offences, secretly recorded Russian coaches and athletes over almost two years describing how they used performance-enhancing drugs
  • Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors

    DUBAI: Just weeks before Saudi Arabia is set to lift its ban on women driving, the kingdom’s state security said on Saturday it had detained seven people who are being accused of working with “foreign entities...

    ” Rights activists say all those detained had worked in some capacity on women’s rights issues, with five of those detained among the most prominent and outspoken women’s rig­hts campaigners in the country
  • German choirs silenced as singing branded virus risk

    When the Berlin Cathedral Choir gathered for a rehearsal on March 9, the new coronavirus was still a distant concern, with fewer than 50 confirmed cases in the German capital...

    But five days later, one of the ensemble's 80 singers contacted choir director Tobias Brommann to say she had tested positive for Covid-19
  • Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

    Francis on Saturday explained his strategy: He said he would have never gotten his message across if he had launched into a public critique of the Rohingya offensive while on Burmese soil, saying doing so would have “slammed the door in their face” to any real dialogue...

    “It's true I didn't have the pleasure of slamming the door in their face publicly with a denunciation,” Francis told reporters en route home to Rome...

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria war face-to-face

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iran announced they would attend international talks in Vienna on Friday on the civil war in Syria, in the first meeting between the regional adversaries aimed at ending the four-year-long conflict in the country...

    Saudi Arabia’s participation in the talks was aimed at gauging the willingness of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government’s main backers, for a peace deal, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on...
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