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Covid-19 in Pakistan: Second wave officially here

Covid-19 in Pakistan: Second wave officially here

The‌ ‌numbers:‌ ‌‌As‌ ‌of‌ Saturday ‌evening,‌ ‌the‌ ‌total‌ ‌number‌ ‌of‌ ‌confirmed‌ ‌coronavirus‌ ‌ cases‌‌ ‌in‌ ‌Pakistan‌ ‌is‌ ‌332,993.‌ ‌Over‌ ‌the‌ ‌past‌ ‌24‌ ‌hours,‌ 807 ‌cases‌ ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌registered.‌ ‌In‌ ‌total,‌ ‌there‌ ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌6,806 ‌deaths‌ ‌due‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌virus,‌ ‌and‌ ‌314,066 ‌patients‌ ‌have‌ …Continue reading

‘Pakistani Netflix’ set to be launched

The news: The Ministry of Science and Technology has developed a Pakistani version of Netflix. The online streaming service will be launched after it has been approved by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA). Pakistani Netflix: The Federal Minister for Science …Continue reading

How mobile apps grab our attention

As part of an international collaboration, Aalto University researchers have shown that our common understanding of what attracts visual attention to screens, in fact, does not transfer to mobile applications. Despite the widespread use of mobile phones and tablets in our everyday …Continue reading

Mitigating the digital gender gap

The rights struggle is not something new to women around the world. Whether it’s the wage gap, reproductive rights, or gender-based discrimination, the world has heard about it, and it continues to sit on its hands. In the past two decades, our …Continue reading

Monitoring sleep positions for better rest

MIT researchers have developed a wireless, private way to monitor a person’s sleep postures — whether snoozing on their back, stomach, or sides — using reflected radio signals from a small device mounted on a bedroom wall. The device, called BodyCompass, is …Continue reading

Examining the life cycle of a volcano

Volcanoes are born and die – and then grow again on their own remains. The decay of a volcano in particular is often accompanied by catastrophic consequences, as was the most recent case for Anak Krakatau in 2018. The flank of the …Continue reading

First electric bike sharing service launched in Pakistan

The news: Pakistan’s first electric bike-sharing service has been launched by the Minister for Information Technology and Telecom, Syed Aminul Haque. The service is called ‘ezBike’ and will be available to citizens of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. ezBike: In the initial phase, the …Continue reading