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Heartbreaker? Smoking causing millions of heart attacks, strokes: WHO

AFP | While the link between smoking and a range of cancers is well known, the World Health Organization warned Thursday there was too little...

US files complaint against India in WTO

AFP | The United States on Wednesday lodged a complaint against India over indications the country has underreported its price support for grains. Both the underreporting...

Cheaper brands of cigarettes to get a tax slap

News Analysis | The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has suspended the third slab of cigarette brands introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to harbor...

Pakistan: One Nation Needs One Food Standard; Why?

Exclusive Discussion with Ex-Chairperson of Codex Alimentarius One nation one food standard was the message that emerged from a day conference held by Nestlé Pakistan...

Dr. Sania Nishtar, of Pakistan, to lead the WHO’s Global Commission

News Analysis | Dr. Sania Nishtar, from Pakistan, will lead a high-level global commission formed by World Health Organisation (WHO) on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). These...

Maternal mortality: poor women suffer in silence

Gul Saeed | The way the Pakistan's government sees it, they have effectively dealt with the issue of maternal mortality. They take pride in the...

Pakistan in the last decade: Democracy, Corruption, or Development?

Rida Hussain | According to the interpretation of the general notion, the accelerated development of Pakistan is directly proportional to the incoming dollars in terms...

Why dark-skinned women often pay a higher dowry?

Rina Chandran | Mirror, mirror on the wall; who is the fairest of them all? The one with the palest skin, of course. Or that's...

Cleaning Beijing, Polluting Lahore: Full Cost of Chinese Investments?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | As smog enveloped the Chinese capital this weekend, state news agency Xinhua reported the closing of the last large coal-fired...

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