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May 21, 2018 12:00 AM UAE announces major changes in visa policy

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced decisions on Sunday that included the provision of residency visas of up to 10 years for investors and professionals and their families in addition to exceptional students. According to WAM, the cabinet announced the launch of an integrated visa system to attract talent in all vital sectors of the national

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM OPPO demonstrates first 5G video call

KARACHI: OPPO Global Research Institute (Shenzhen) announces the company successfully demonstrated the world's first 5G video call demo using 3D structured light technology, a statement said on Friday. The demonstration reproduced a 3D portrait image on a remote receiver using portrait information collected structured-light 3D camera of an OPPO phone 1

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM Rural uplift must to meet 70pc targets under SDGs: experts

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan would have to ensure rural development for achieving 70 percent targets under Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) out of total 230 indicators and this transformation would also reduce burden on its urban centers, researchers said on Thursday. unanimous that improvement of agrarian societies was critical for a strong national economy 1

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Research must for education sector development’

LAHORE: Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasira Jabeen has said that PU would play its role in promotion of research culture as it is a must for development of education sector in Pakistan. She was addressing the 9th postgraduate conference organised by Institute of Education and Research at Waheed Shaheed Hall here on Wednesday. Dean Faculty 3

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly

PARIS: Almost a quarter-of-a-million girls younger than five die in India every year due to neglect resulting from societys preference for sons, a gender discrimination study found on Tuesday. This was over and above those aborted simply for being female, researchers wrote in The Lancet medical journal. "Gender-based discrimination towards girls doesnt 3

May 15, 2018 12:00 AM First of Ramazan likely on Thursday

LAHORE: It is expected that the month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak will begin from Thursday this year. Secretary General Ruet-e-Hilal Research Council (RHRC) Khalid Ejaz Mufti said this while talking to APP here on Monday. He said that new moon could be sighted only if its age is more than 19 hours at sunset and the difference between sunset and moonset should 2

May 11, 2018 12:00 AM 104-year-old commits assisted suicide in Switzerland

GENEVA: A 104-year-old Australian scientist who travelled to Switzerland to end his life committed assisted suicide on Thursday, a Swiss foundation said. David Goodall, who had been barred from seeking help to end his life in his home country, did not have a terminal illness but said his quality of life had deteriorated significantly and that he wanted 2

May 11, 2018 12:00 AM Aussie commits assisted suicide in Switzerland

GENEVA: A 104-year-old Australian scientist on Thursday committed assisted suicide in Switzerland where he went to die after his home country denied him the right to seek help in taking his own life. David Goodall did not have a terminal illness but said his quality of life had deteriorated significantly and that he wanted to end it. Goodall "died peacefully"

May 4, 2018 12:00 AM East Asian economies seen growing 5.4pc

MANILA: East Asian economies are expected to grow faster than previously thought this year, the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) said on Thursday, driven by strong domestic demand, solid exports and stable inflation. In its flagship report, AMRO forecast East Asia will expand 5.4 percent in 2018, up from its previous forecast of 5.1 percent 3

May 3, 2018 12:00 AM Over 6,000 graduated in UOL’s 8th convocation

LAHORE: Degrees, gold medals and awards were conferred upon as many as 6000+ graduates in the 8th (University of Lahore (UOL) Convocation held today at the Main campus of the University of Lahore, Lahore. The ceremony was marked with deep appreciation from teachers, parents, and friends, high motivation by the Mr. Awais Raoof (Chairman BOG-UOL), Mr. M.A Raoof 12