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  • Five, including Karnataka MLA, die in Andhra Pradesh train accident

    A Member of India's Legislative Assembly (MLA) Venkatesh Nayak and four others were killed on Monday morning when an express train and a granite-laden truck collided at a level crossing in Andhra Pradesh state's Anantapur area, said a report published on Hindustan Times...

    At least 25 people are reported to have been injured in this second fatal railway accident this month, which took place in Madakasira — more than 450km from...

  • Hopes on hold for model Andhra capital

    A staggering $15 billion is needed to transform Amaravati from a few shiny buildings, villages and thousands of acres of agricultural land into the envisioned capital of Andhra Pradesh, one of India’s largest states...

    Andhra once had another capital — the booming tech and business powerhouse of Hyderabad, which pulses with IT know-how and a startup culture...

  • Designer babies: UN panel warns against 'editing human DNA'

    UNITED NATIONS: Warning that rapid advances in genetics make 'designer babies' an increasing possibility, a United Nations panel called for a moratorium on editing the human genome, pending wider public debate lest changes in DNA be transmitted to future generations or foster eugenics...

    While acknowledging the therapeutic value of genetic interventions, the panel stressed that the process raises serious concerns, especially if the...

  • Over 100 scientists say baby gene editing is ‘crazy’

    In videos posted online, scientist He Jiankui defended what he claimed to have achieved, saying he had performed the embryonic gene editing to help protect the babies born this month from infection with HIV, the virus that causes Aids...

    Yang Zhengang, a Fudan University professor, said he signed the letter because gene editing was “very dangerous”...

  • China halts activities of baby gene-editing scientist

    BEIJING: A Chinese scientist who stoked criticism over his claim that he had created the world’s first genetically-edited babies faced mounting pressure on Thursday as China ordered a halt to his scientific activities and warned he may have broken the law...

    China’s National Health Commission has ordered an investigation into He Jiankui’s experiment, which was condemned by the scientific community in China and abroad
  • Censor board prohibits Face Film Festival from screening another film

    ISLAMABAD: Another film that was to be screened at the Foundation for Arts, Culture and Education (Face) Film Festival 2016 was banned by the censor board for being ‘anti-state’...

    The festival was not allowed to screen Besieged in Quetta, a film by independent filmmaker Asef Ali Mohammad which shed light on the plight of the city’s Hazara population...

  • Israeli film pulled from Oslo film festival

    NEW YORK: A film by an Israeli filmmaker was pulled from an Oslo film festival on Thursday because it dealt with Israeli subject matter, but did not address the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the sufferings inflicted by Israel...

  • PRU training courses start today

    Senior educator coach Ismail Kadir from the Asian Rugby who has reached Lahore will conduct various courses with the first course starting on Wednesday which will be followed by rugby ready, level-I 7s and Level-2 7s courses...

  • Horses for courses

    KARACHI: It was in 2012 that a young National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) graduate Sunil Shankar impressed theatre lovers with his intrepid undertaking of Peter Shaffer’s complex play Equus at a festival held at the academy...

    It made an impression on the audience on multiple levels — the understanding of the psychosocial undercurrents of the script, and conjuring a corresponding environment where the entire expanse of the stage...
  • Nurses resent denial of NOCs for postgraduate courses

    LAHORE: The nursing staff of the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital lodged a protest against their medical superintendent for withholding no objection certificates (NOCs) of their colleagues who want to join postgraduate courses...

    In an application to the health department, the nurses said MS Dr Waqar Nabi Bajwa, through a letter addressed to the principal of the Post Graduate College of Nursing Punjab, had requested to grant permission to the...

  • Anti-Trump wave courses through Republican ranks

    NEW YORK: In an open letter 50 Republican national security experts have warned that presidential nominee Donald Trump “would be the most reckless president” in US history...

    The group, which includes the former CIA director Michael Hayden, said Trump “lacks the character, values and experience” to be president
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