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  • Old PIA plane takes new flight as airport security turns it into restaurant: reports

    The Airport Security Force (ASF) has converted an old aircraft, previously owned by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) into a restaurant, ProPakistani reported Wednesday...

    According to the news site, PIA retired the Jumbo Jet, a 747-300 AP-BFV, in 2014, following which the aircraft was transferred to a hanger in Karachi's Jinnah International Airport and later "donated" to ASF for use in anti-terrorism training purposes...

  • Trans people can use guru’s name as parent in CNIC

    LAHORE: Transgender persons will be able to use the name of their gurus as parents in their computerised national identity cards (CNICs), the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) told the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday...

    It also told the court that the CNIC of a transgender person had been renewed while mentioning name of her guru as her parent
  • FDA to cut trans fats from processed foods

    NEW YORK: The US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday made good on its proposal to effectively ban artificial trans fats from a wide range of processed foods, from microwave popcorn to frozen pizza, saying they raise the risk of heart disease...

    The food industry has begun preparing a petition seeking approval for limited use of trans fats in certain products, such as decorative sprinkles, the industry’s trade group, the Grocery...

  • Trans-Atlantic trade deal in focus when Obama visits Germany

    He’ll also be trying to complete one of his presidency’s main pieces of unfinished business — a trans-Atlantic trade pact...

    Proponents of the agreement — known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP — argue that lowering tariffs and harmonising rules would give a much-needed boost to businesses at a time of global economic uncertainty...

  • Trans issues in spotlight at Toronto film festival

    Nearly 400 feature and short films from 71 countries will be screened at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival, the largest such event in North America, which opens on Thursday (today) and runs through Sept 20...

    “This year, they’ve started telling stories in greater numbers of trans characters,” Bailey said in an interview with AFP...

  • Pakistan’s power crisis: Trans-Mission Impossible

    A recently released book by the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars (Wilson Center) reviews the energy crisis in Pakistan and raises the question if there is a way out of Pakistan’s endless energy crisis?A careful read of the book reveals that while there may be a way or more out of this mess, there are, however, no shortcuts...

    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars...

  • WB likely to finance $375m Trans-Khyber Pass project

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank is actively considering financing of the ‘Trans-Khyber Pass’ project which will serve as gateway for Pakistan’s trade to Central Asia’ and give further impetus to growing Pak-Afghan trade...

    It is expected that the World Bank’s soft window, the International Development Association (IDA) will provide $375 million for the project, according to informed sources...

  • Trans in Taxali Gate

    These photographs were taken in Lahore’s Taxali Gate area during a photography workshop organised in 2012 by the Punjab Lok Rahs...

    Madam Shama, a very powerful, even imposing character at the fore
  • CNICs: medical check-up of trans persons in case of doubt

    LAHORE: The city district administration says it will get medical check-up of the transgender persons conducted in case of any doubt on the gender of such applicants seeking computerised national identity cards (CNICs)...

    It also says that the transgender applicants will have to submit an affidavit/undertaking declaring the information (transgender name, guardian/father (Guru’s name) etc
  • Trans community demands judicial inquiry into death of transgender in Sahiwal

    Two parallel investigations have been launched into the mysterious death of a transgender individual in Sahiwal, DawnNews TV reported on Wednesday...

    However, very little progress has been made by the investigating teams in identifying the identity of the transgender individual, and representatives of the transgender community are now pushing for a judicial inquiry into what they term was a murder
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