Tag Archives: Pakistan

Checking Blood for Coronavirus Antibodies – 3 Key Questions Answered

After your body fights off an infection, antibodies remain in your blood. Two researchers explain how tests identify these antibodies and what the data can be used for.

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Why Pakistan Must Punish Key Players of its Sugar and Wheat Crisis

Prime Minister Imran Khan must hold people involved in wheat and sugar scandal accountable. The culprits are members of the ruling party or its coalition partners, because their monetary gains aside, these people have harmed their own government and party politically, argues one analyst.

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Muslim Women Covering Faces Find Greater Acceptance Among Coronavirus Masks

Many people unused to wearing masks find it difficult to convey emotions or pick up on social cues. But niqab-wearing women know that face coverings don’t prevent effective communication.

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Pakistan: Khan’s Advisor Conundrum

One of the central problems of Imran Khan’s government is the quality and commitment of his range of advisers, not only for day-to-day politics but for both aside short and long-term decision-making process.

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Coronavirus: Developing economies are getting crushed

This is an unprecedented global crisis of truly historic proportions, and it is not hyperbolic to say that the decisions that must be taken in the next weeks literally hold millions of lives in the balance. If the rich countries thought they only needed to worry about themselves, they should think again.

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Pakistan – At the Mercy of Cartels and SROs

Big businesses usually rely on direct dealing with lynchpins in Pakistan's important ministries as well as those who are key to decision-making. And the most common tool for extracting benefits is Statutory Regulatory Order.

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Feudal Class Manipulating Pakistan’s Agriculture Production

To provide for sustainability in agriculture Pakistan cannot be “locked” down. Farmers have to be able to sow and plant, water the fields and bring in the harvest. Any disruption of food supply lines would cause hardships to the most vulnerable part of the population and reinforce already present malnutrition.

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Climate Change, Deforestation, Cripple Pakistan’s Honey Exports

Farmers and exporters suffer huge losses, as beri honey production drops due to habitat loss, erratic weather and mismanagement.

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Why Wear Face Masks in Public? Here’s What the Research Shows

As the research shows, masks aren’t shields. It’s still important to help prevent transmission by practicing social distancing by staying at least 6 feet away from others in public, staying home as much as possible, and washing hands frequently and properly.

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COVID-19 Crisis: Extremists in India Stoke Islamophobia

While the world fights the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, many supporters of Prime Minister Modi's communalist supporters in India are stoking anti-Muslim sentiment by blaming them for its spread.

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