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Introduction and work of European parliament

By Rasheed Ahmed, The European Parliament is an important forum for political debate and decision- making at the EU level. The Members of the European Parliament are directly elected by voters in all Member States to represent people’s interests with regard to EU law-making and to make sure other EU institutions are working democratically. The European Parliament is the EU's law-making …

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Scientists optimistic to cure HIV

By Dr.Abdul Razak Shaikh, In a world first, scientists in the US were able to completely remove HIV from a living animal using gene editing. The research is a major milestone, giving hope that a cure could be on the horizon. Ever since the world woke to the unfolding the tragedy of the AIDS epidemic, we have been desperate to …

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Do female doctors bow out of profession after marriage?

Dr. Marium Tahir Becoming a doctor remains one of the most challenging career paths you can embark upon.it requires long hours,little sleep, rigid hierarchies, steep learning curves followed by intensive residencies and many months of travail before you are fully on your feet. The general idea is that all the hard work will pay off not only financially but also in terms …

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Overpopulation crisis — a real threat to Pakistan

 By Dr Abdul Razak Shaikh, World Population Day, which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues was established by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989, an outgrowth of the interest generated by the Day of Five Billion, which was observed on 11 July 1987. The world population increases annually by …

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Achievement of Sindh government: Health institutes return back

By  Dr. Abdul Razak Shaikh, Faced with an acute shortage of financial resources and lack of fiscal space, the federal government has decided in principle to hand over administrative and financial control of three Karachi and one Lahore hospitals to the respective provincial governments, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Control said on Saturday. Federal Ministry of National Health …

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The Geopolitics of Artificial Intelligence (A.I)

Tooba Mujtaba, Artificial intelligence or simply called A.I is one of today’s most important technological trends. It is rapidly evolving domain with the potential to disrupt virtually all economic sectors. But while the attention is usually focused on its impact on business, AI can also have a major impact on society and politics, both at domestic and international level. Of …

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Polio virus still remains powerful

SHAIKH ABDUL RASHEED, According to the June 26, 2019 weekly updates from Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), five new wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases from Pakistan and two from Afghanistan were reported, bringing the overall number of cases in the two endemic countries in the first six months of 2019 to 32 and ten respectively and forty two globally. …

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Welfare programme for HIV patients in Sindh

By Dr.Abdul Razak Shaikh, The Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has approved Rs.1 billion endowment fund for the welfare of HIV/AIDS infected persons in the province and also constituted a six-member committee to manage the fund. The chief minister along with Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had visited taluka Ratodero Hospital a few weeks ago where a …

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Central Asia, the Heart of World

By Fahim Jani, By the geopolitical, geostrategic and geo economics importance, Central Asia is called ” heart of the world”. There are plethora of energy resources in this region which are sufficient for consumers to meet their need, instead of this, Central Asia is under dominance of super powers. *”One who rules Eastern Europe, command the heartland and the one …

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