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Arthritis, Covid

Arthritis drug shows promise against severe Covid: study

Story by AFP A repurposed arthritis drug has shown positive results in a clinical trial of patients hospitalized with Covid-19, according to a paper published Wednesday...

Britney Spears, live perform

Britney Spears says she’s not sure if she will perform live again

Britney Spears left her fans worried when she told them she’s not sure if she will ever perform live in the future. Answering fan questions, the...

Turkey, US, Afghanistan, Kabul airport

Turkey agrees to protect Kabul airport as US forces leave Afghanistan

Presi­dent Joe Biden and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan agreed in a meeting this week that Turkey would take a lead role in securing Kabul airport as the United...

State Bank of Pakistan, SBP, housing, SBP housing loans

SBP asks banks to develop ‘income estimation’ model for housing loans

The State Bank of Pakistan has directed banks to come up with their informal income proxy models operational for low-cost housing within four weeks as the process of...

PakVac, Covid-19, Khyber Pakhtonkhwa, KP

KP people start being vaccinated against Covid with homemade PakVac

After constant surfacing of Covid cases in the KP province, the health department has now started administering locally-produced Covid-19 vaccine PakVac to people. “On...

Nimra Khan, parents, media

Nimra Khan says she entered media industry because of her parents’ wish

Pakistan television actress Nimra Khan said she stepped into acting as her parents wished her to do so. “The first scene in the first television drama was recorded...

Areeba Habib, Shoaib Akhtar

Actress Areeba Habib reveals which Pakistani cricketer she ‘likes the most’

Pakistan television actor Areeba Habib says former cricketer Shoaib Akhtar is her favourite cricketer.  “I watched a lot of cricket matches in the era of Shoaib...

Filipino web developer, son, HTML

Filipino web developer names newborn son ‘HTML’

Across the globe, people tend to name their children after the things or people they love. From flower to mountains to the names of celebrities, the world has seen it...