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Planet vs plastic

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22 to highlight the environmental issues that are eating away our planet slowly and gradually. The theme for Earth Day 2024, celebrated…

ICHR-24: RMI’s three-day conference ends

The three-day International Conference on Health Research 2024 (ICHR-24) concluded at the Rehman Medical Institute (RMI) on Sunday with the participation of hundreds of national and international researchers and health…

In sickness and in debt: right to health

Muhammad Boota, a domestic worker in Lahore, requires an insulin injection every 10 days to help manage his diabetes. But just one of these injections costs about one-third of his…

Water for peace

Water is an important scarce natural resource that is required for several everyday activities. Water plays a significant role in impacting our political and socio-economic decisions. It is a necessity…

Housing inequities

As the cost of housing has exploded, so has the number of people experiencing homelessness. And unfortunately, instead of trying to house people, more states and cities are criminalizing people…

Ghost in the machine

Pakistan, grappling with the absence of a personal data protection law for over four years, now faces a bigger issue in the shape of a rapidly evolving digital ecosystem dominated…

You are what you WhatsApp?

Letters are formal. Texts and chats are informal. Letters and emails are with a subject. Texts are boundaryless. Grammar is part of the formal writing. And too cumbersome for the…

Claims of economic improvement

The narrative of the stakeholders today is that there has been a noticeable uptick in various macroeconomic indicators – those that relate to the productive sectors (agriculture, industry), those that…