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  • Pakistan asked to work out plan to tackle effects of climate change

    ISLAMABAD: The co-chairman of a working group of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Prof Thomas Stocker, has urged Pakistan to work out a national adaptation strategy to tackle effects of climate change...

    Speaking to newsmen here on Wednesday, he said Pakistan was on the brink of high-level vulnerability to effects of climate change and a national strategy would be highly valuable for the country...

  • Health Alert: Effects of video games

    In Pakistan, the commonly played games are Counter Strike and GTA, both full of explicit content, abusive language, gangs, mafia and violence...

    Apart from this, research also shows that video games that are not violent can prove positive in building essential skills like management, multitasking and decision-making...

  • England sensitive to effects of four-day Tests

    BRISTOL: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) insisted on Sunday it had ‘no firm position’ on playing four-day Tests, adding they were ‘sensitive to the potential effects of any change to the traditional format’...

    “We can see benefits that more compact scheduling might deliver but are sensitive to the potential effects of any change to the traditional format...

  • Unforeseen effects of the new Chinese ‘medicine’

    Much of Beijing’s promised investment in Pakistan — which would, among other things, help that country’s chronic energy problem by doubling electricity capacity — may not see the light of day...

    China’s bid to extend its influence goes far beyond Pakistan...

  • Films on effects of war, hunger screened

    ISLAMABAD: Documentaries and short films on the effects of war, hunger, social abuses and other issues were screened on the second day of the Asia Peace Film Festival at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Tuesday...

    An animation from Turkey, The Box was on the effects of war on children...

  • The striking effects of Britain’s pay rise

    WHEN the UK government forced up the minimum wage for over-25-year-olds this year, it did it with rhetorical gusto...

    “Let me be clear, Britain deserves a pay rise and Britain is getting a pay rise,” declared George Osborne, then chancellor of the exchequer
  • Hindu Kush quakes may have long-lasting effects

    ISLAMABAD: The recent wave of tremors that have shaken the Hindu Kush regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan may have lasting impacts on the topography of areas as far afield as Islamabad, experts say...

    3, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the strongest of which was felt in parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa such as Malakand and Swat...

  • Damaging effects

    At the COP21 participating countries adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding climate deal that promises a global action plan to save the world from the effects of climate change by limiting global warming to 1...

    Pakistan is the eighth most vulnerable country to climate change though it produces less than 0...

  • Misbah hoping PSL's ripple effects same as IPL

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has hailed the recently concluded Pakistan Super League (PSL) as a success for the country that will help the team reverse its slide in the game's shortest format...

    “I am sure the Pakistan Super League will help Pakistan players in the same manner as IPL did to Indians and BPL has done to Bangladesh players,” he said...

  • Railways effects changes to have ‘express business’

    The extra stoppage was allowed 22 days after the Pakistan Railways (PR) administration took over control of the 303-Up/304-Down Business Express from the private company, operating the non-stop train between Lahore and Karachi under the first joint venture under public-private partnership...

    The Pakistan Railways had on Aug 18, 2011, signed an agreement with M/s Four Brothers International (Pvt) Ltd to operate Business Express between...

  • Art exhibition highlights effects of hunger, poverty

    It has been organised by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Embassy of Switzerland in partnership with the United Nations Information Centre and the Department of Tourism and Culture Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to mark the 50th year of SDC’s cooperation with Pakistan...

    The art pieces on display included photographs, visual art and statues depicting the effects of hunger in different creative ways...

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