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  • Retail therapy: Feeha Jamshed proves good things are worth the wait

    On a sweltering summer day in Karachi, designer Feeha Jamshed is trying hard to get stock ready for the opening of her store in Karachi tomorrow...

    Some of her craftsmen are falling ill because of the ongoing heatwave in the city, others are simply functioning on low energy levels because it is the month of Ramadan and they are fasting
  • Football therapy

    THERE is still hope for Pakistan...

    It has been a meteoric rise for Pakistan which made its debut in the Street Child Football World Cup only last year in Rio to earn third place...

  • Shock therapy?

    AS the marathon quadrennial circus in the US drew to a close last week, most people expected to hear a monumental sigh of relief as the curtain came down...

    Instead, there was a sharp intake of breath as the creepy clown emerged to have the last laugh, mocking all the pollsters and pundits who had confidently predicted that after all his grotesquely entertaining antics, the abominable jester would fall flat on his face
  • Novartis gets US approval for $2.1 million gene therapy

    Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis on Friday announced it had received US regulatory approval for a gene therapy that treats a rare childhood disorder and has a price tag of $2...

    Novartis defended the pricing by saying that gene therapy was a transformative new type of treatment and was 50 percent cheaper than current treatments...

  • Govt okays clinical trial of plasma therapy, locally made ventilators

    ISLAMABAD: While the number of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in the country has risen to 4,500, the government has taken some major decisions, including approval of clinical trials of plasma therapy and locally made ventilators for treatment of critically ill patients and permission for manufacturing of sanitisers and production of Chloroquine, the medicine for malaria...

    On the other hand, the government has come under...

  • Critical Covid-19 patient in Hyderabad administered 'experimental' plasma therapy

    A critical coronavirus patient in Hyderabad has been administered an experimental therapy involving injecting convalescent plasma for passive immunisation to treat the disease, it emerged on Sunday...

    Does plasma therapy treat Covid? Is it safe? Here's all you need to know about the approachThe plasma — donated by a recovered coronavirus patient to the Diagnostic and Research Laboratory at the Liaquat University of Medical and Health...

  • Punjab police use stun therapy on SOP violators

    FAISALABAD: Despite opposition by international human rights bodies like the Amnesty International (AI), stun batons are being used with impunity by local police and other law-enforcement agencies against those flouting Covid-19 related standard operating procedures (SOPs), obviously with the consent of a government whose job is to procure and supply these torture tools to law enforcers...

    Stun guns and stun batons are gadgets that...
  • STEM crisis

    Unfortunately, many other countries around the world have not yet reached the same level of discourse around issues of diversity and inclusion in STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math...

    A recent study, Engineers of jihad, exploring the connection between violent extremists and the STEM fields showed that a large majority of radical-minded Muslims have engineering backgrounds...

  • Clashes erupt as Macedonia builds fence to stem migrant flow

    SKOPJE: A group of migrants trying to enter Macedonia pelted the police with stones on Saturday, injuring several officers as the small Balkan country became the latest to build a border fence aimed at checking the flow of newcomers...

    The interior ministry said 18 police were injured, two of whom were hospitalised, in the protests at the Gevgelija crossing point between Greece and non-EU member Macedonia which came as Macedonian troops...
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