Lahore: All schools closed for ten days

The government of Punjab has announced to close all the educational institutions in Lahore from tomorrow as a safety measure against the dengue pandemic that has killed many in the Punjab and mostly in Lahore.

All institutions will be sprayed with the dengue insecticide, which will be completed in 10 days.

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Cellphones are dangerous/not dangerous: the WHO changes its mind

To say that experts generally don’t agree about whether cellphone radiation can fry your brain is an understatement of massiveproportions, but amazingly enough, the World Health Organization has come to a pseudo-conclusion. A group of 31 scientists from 14 countries working in the org’s International Agency for Research on Cancer says that — based on a survey . . . → Read More: Cellphones are dangerous/not dangerous: the WHO changes its mind

Journalists as impartial observers?

Despite being based in an urban centre like Karachi, I have covered numerous dangerous events which includes blasts, police encounters, and violent street protests to name a few. But then, journalism is a profession where journalists often confront situations of extreme danger. . . . → Read More: Journalists as impartial observers?