Two M Pakistanis suffer from Alzheimer’s disease

 The fast growing population of elderly people in the country is increasing the incidence of Alzheimer’s alarmingly with around two million Pakistanis suffer from the preventable condition and their numbers are mounting, warned health experts on Tuesday. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and …

Historical Chart of Pakistan rupee exchange rate vs euro

Following is historical chart of interbank exchange rates starting from June-1999. Open market rates slightly differ from interbank rates.   DATE BUYING SELLING DATE BUYING SELLING 30-Jun-1999 53.72 52.97 4-Jan-2017 108.65 108.44 4-Jan-2000 53.30 52.53 2-Jun-2017 117.43 117.21 2-Jun-2000 48.59 48.01 2-Jan-2001 54.98 54.48 2-Jun-2001 54.38 53.93 2-Jan-2002 53.89 53.43 …

BMW says car keys may be replaced by mobile phone apps

REUTERS FRANKFURT: BMW is reviewing the necessity of car keys, Ian Robertson, the company´s board member responsible for sales told Reuters. The fact that customers now all carry a smartphone and the availability of a BMW App which allows customers to unlock their vehicle has made old fashioned keys less …

INDIA’S JOURNEY TO DAMNATION

ALI SUKHANVER Don’t forget to sip the famous black tea whenever you go to Darjeeling; a town in India’s West Bengal state in the Himalayan foothills. Darjeeling used to be a summer resort for the British Raj elite before partition. This paradise on the earth is a beautiful combination of …

New Apple iPhone X launch

Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X will be launched by the technology giant in one of its biggest events ever. Apple’s September event will go live at 10.30 pm IST on the Apple website itself and for fans of the company this will be a big one. …

Problems and prospects of hydroelectric power

Pakistan has installed capacity of 6,902 megawatts of hydroelectric power, which meets one-third of the country’s electricity needs. However, there is a potential of more than 50,000MW. Hydroelectric power development has suffered due to prolonged Kalabagh Dam controversy on which national consensus could not be developed. Sindh feared that Punjab …