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Population of Indus River Dolphins Increasing, but Threats Still Remain: WWF

Population of Indus River Dolphins Increasing, but Threats Still Remain: WWF

Successful community-based conservation initiatives have contributed to significant expansion of the endangered Indus River dolphin, says a survey published by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) on Thursday. The report adds that these river dwellers, one of the world’s rarest mammals and …Continue reading

Dust in Lahore Contaminated With Harmful Levels of Pesticides, Study Finds

Dust in areas surrounding pesticide manufacturing units and farmland in Lahore contains harmful levels of pesticide pollution, a study done jointly by researchers at Quaid-e-Azam University and Lancaster University has found. Farmers, factory workers and residents of such areas are exposed to …Continue reading

Planting Trees Cannot Replace Cutting Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Scientists Say

A new study argues that a singular focus on planting trees will not help in keeping global warming to well below two degrees celsius above the pre-industrial levels. To ensure that global temperature remains under this safe limit, the signatories to the …Continue reading

Mian Mohammad Mansha

He is a prominent Pakistani businessman and the chairman of Nishat Group. Mansha has a diverse portfolio; his businesses range from textile, banking, insurance, cement, power, hospitality and real estate to dairy, retail commerce and aviation. He also heads Muslim Commercial Bank …Continue reading

Digital Sectors of Pakistani, Chinese Economies ‘to Continue Upward Trajectory’

The digital sectors of Pakistani and Chinese economies are set to see major growth in the coming years, suggest separate studies released recently. With China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) well underway, growth in digital sectors of both countries is set to strengthen efforts …Continue reading

Brain Development in 17 Million Infants at Risk Due to Air Pollution

Nearly 17 million infants live in areas where air pollution is six times higher than international limits, forcing them to breathe toxic air and putting their brain development at risk. A statement issued by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday …Continue reading