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Covid-19 in Pakistan: Govt credits SOPs, administrative measures for decreasing infections

Covid-19 in Pakistan: Govt credits SOPs, administrative measures for decreasing infections

The numbers: As Pakistan enters its fifth month dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, The tally of nationwide infections has reached 217,809 with 4,473 fatal cases. 77,740 cases have been reported so far in Punjab, 86,795 in Sindh, 10,608 in Balochistan, and 26,938 …Continue reading

Are Amazon and Paypal coming to Pakistan?

The news: On June 23, the Islamabad High Court responded to a petition filed against the lack of e-commerce in Pakistan, by giving two weeks to the federal government to explain the e-commerce situation. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah issued notices to …Continue reading

Why doing good can do you good

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine takes a closer look at the benefits of volunteering to the health and well-being of volunteers, both validating and refuting findings from previous research. The results verify that adults over 50 who …Continue reading

Reusing chicken litter shows benefits: study

Chicken is the most consumed protein in many countries, including the United States. According to the National Chicken Council, the U.S. produced more than 9.2 billion broiler chickens in 2019 and US consumers spent more than 95 billion dollars on chicken products. …Continue reading

Pakistani scholars win Facebook’s Ethics in AI award

The news: Junaid Qadir, a professor at the Information Technology University (ITU), and Amana Raquib, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi received an award for Ethics in AI Research Initiative for the Asia Pacific, by Facebook. Ethics in …Continue reading

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