Category: In Focus

300 students from Balochistan provided PM Scholarship

ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister Scholarship Programme for Talented Students of Balochistan has facilitated admission of 300 students on scholarship basis in various cities...

Men who eat soy may have lower lung cancer risk

ISLAMABAD: Men who do not smoke and eat a lot of soy may have a lower risk of lung cancer, according to a new study, BBC health reported. Soy contains isoflavones, which...

Workshop on Communication Proximity

RAWALPINDI: Riphah International University organized a one-day workshop on `Communication Proximity at Organizational Level’ to highlight importance of social...

Why breakfast is a crucial meal for children

Dubai: Is it better to have two breakfasts rather than skipping the morning meal altogether? Can having a morning meal arrest the rising epidemic of childhood obesity?...

Unhealthy and overweight? Blame your boss

Dubai: Adopting a healthy lifestyle is easier said than done – particularly if you work in a stressful job that’s got you doing more than the regular eight-hour...

Enhancing skills

By Rukhsana Shah : IN recent years, there has been a great deal of hype about ‘skilling Pakistan’ and capitalising on the ‘youth bulge or demographic bomb’ in...

Australia drops Tasmanian Wilderness logging campaign

The Australian and Tasmanian authorities are abandoning their bid to have logging permitted in the Tasmanian Wilderness, a World Heritage site. The decision comes after...

High blood pressure linked to impaired colour vision

ISLAMABAD: Men with higher blood pressure are more likely to have impaired colour vision, a new study has found. Damage to certain parts of the eye that occurs as a...

942,000 patients treated under TB Control Programme in 3 years

ISLAMABAD: Around 942,000 tuberculosis patients were treated under the Tuberculosis Control programme in three years from 2013 to 2015. According to figures of Ministry...

First public sector SZH performs liver transplant in Pakistan

LAHORE: The first and only Liver Transplant Unit of Kidney Center of Sheikh Zayed Hospital (SZH) has performed 70 liver transplants so far since its inception. These...