A medic goes out of his way to look after an orphan infant

Ashok, son of Gordhan Kolhi, miraculously remained unharmed when his mother lost her life in lightning in September 2019; soon his father also committed suicide    Dr. Dileep Nandani is taking care of child’s needs since last five months; requests philanthropists to join hands for supporting infant, his three siblings and their poor grandma By […]

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Water vs Corona – Don’t Try This at Home!

A common theme: A patient sits naked in the bath, receiving a shower of hot or cold water, “The Sure Water Cure”, the Sidney M. Edelstein Collection at the National Library of Israel Curing diseases, restoring organs, revitalizing the body and even resurrecting the dead! Rare caricatures from 19th-century England prove that strange folk remedies […]

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How Israel Overcame the Polio Epidemic of the 1950s

Dr. Jonas Edward Salk working to find a polio vaccine, photo from the 1950s Franklin Roosevelt was diagnosed with Polio in 1921.  Although the future President of the United States was perhaps the most famous victim of polio in history, this disease had been plaguing humanity for thousands of years. The Polio was first identified […]

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Puffing the rise of the travel bug!

In the largest cities, we are witnessing the absence—of cars outside buildings, of people inside these, and total lack of activity, in the vicinity. Global….or let’s say International travel has all but stopped, borders are closed and hotels are empty. Did we ever conceive, how important tourism was—until it was gone? By Nazarul Islam Our […]

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Rs.466 million sanctioned for purchasing 168 ventilators

Sindh Coronavirus Emergency Fund Committee approves another Rs.237 million for buying other medical equipment So far Rs.1.5 billion spent out of Rs.3.61 billion of the Fund – Chief Secretary Karachi: Sindh Coronavirus Emergency Fund Committee meeting, held with Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah in the chair on Friday, sanctioned Rs.466 million for purchasing 168 […]

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Javed Jabbar vs. Pervez Hoodbhoy: Round 3 – Scholarship

Mr. Jinnah was a Political Leader and Statesman, not a Professor to write research papers By Anjum Altaf Pervez Hoodbhoy: He [Mr. Jinnah] never wrote a single research paper. He never wrote an essay. Javed Jabbar: Mr. Jinnah was a political leader. He was a statesman. He created a new nation. He created a new […]

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Extrajudicial Killing: Villagers stage demo, sit-in for justice

The police teams of Sukhan, Malir Karachi and Naukot had shot dead Naseer Chandio in a fake case about a week back ‘We were sleeping with father when police barged into our home, woke him up and fired bullets on him,’ deceased’s two kids say. By GR Junejo Naukot: The Chandia community people of village […]

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