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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • JPMC gets 120-bed maternity ward

    KARACHI: The obstetrics and gynecology department of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) received a major uplift on Thursday with the inauguration of a state-of-the-art 120-bed maternity ward...

    “It’s a great day for the people of Pakistan and Sindh...

  • Muslim maternity trousers may pose medical risk, fuel body-shaming: critics

    BANGKOK: Sales of maternity trousers that allow Muslim women in Malaysia to cover up while giving birth have surged, despite triggering fierce criticism and fears of putting the lives of women at risk during childbirth...

    Islamic clerics recently criticised top gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi for wearing gymnastic clothes that they deemed too revealing...

  • India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce

    NEW DELHI: India will more than double maternity leave, allow work from home and require employers to have crèches to improve maternal and child health and boost a declining female workforce...

    “The maternity bill is a historic step as it puts us in the top countries in the world that care for new mothers,” Maneka Gandhi, minister for women and children, said on Friday...

  • Govt considering increasing maternity leave to six months: minister

    ISLAMABAD: The government is considering increasing the maternity leave up to six months, in line with international practices, in order to encourage exclusive breastfeeding...

    State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said though exclusive breastfeeding is strongly recommended, the maternity leave in Pakistan is just three months...

  • New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern back to work after maternity leave

    New Zealand Prime Minister and new mum Jacinda Ardern, only the second world leader to give birth while in office, ended her maternity leave Thursday and immediately announced baby Neve will accompany her to the United Nations next month...

    Rather than be concerned with affairs of state while on maternity leave, Ardern was “worrying about feeding, sleeping, and nappies and there's this overlay of (public) interest in what is actually...

  • Maternity ward massacre shakes Afghanistan and its peace process

    At around 10 am, an hour before she and her family were set to return home to neighbouring Bamiyan province a three-hour drive away, three gunmen disguised as police burst into the hospital’s maternity ward and started shooting...

    The 100-bed, government-run hospital hosted a maternity clinic run by Doctors Without Borders, also known by its French name Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)...

  • ARTSPEAK: CLOTHES AND CULTURE

    Post-independence, this is the world the newly-formed Pakistan found itself in...

    That message is not only about cultural identity but in recent years in Pakistan it has taken on a polarising political message...

  • PTI lawmaker rips his clothes in protest against budget

    ISLAMABAD: A member of the opposition on Wednesday chose a unique way to register his protest against the federal budget — tearing his clothes at the entrance of the Parliament — a move meant to reflect the state of the common person in Pakistan...

    MNA Hamidul Haq of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf had meant to tear his clothes in front of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar while he was speaking on the floor of the Assembly but was held back by...

  • Clothes shopping for men

    KARACHI: There is a market in the city that caters solely for men...

    If there are any women there, they are there to shop for their fathers, brothers, husbands or sons
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