Vitamin D reduces risk of diabetes

Online ISLAMABAD: Giving young children vitamin D supplements may reduce risk of developing type-1 diabetes later in life, a research suggests. Children who took supplements were around 30% less likely to develop the condition than those who did not. Type-1 diabetes results from immune system destruction of pancreatic cells which …

The looming energy crisis in Pakistan

Energy costs, from where they stand now, could rise by more than 50 percent in the next few years. The cost of power on this scale would be difficult to manage by most emerging economies All oil-consuming countries, particularly the third world have suffered due to the consistently rising demand-driven …

Return the GOR Park – By Ahmad Rafay Alam

Friday’s morning’s papers announced that the Sharif Brothers had conveyed their “annoyance” to the IG Punjab Ahmad Nasim after the latter had “distributed” newly acquired jeeps to senior police officials. Apparently, the Sharif Brothers felt that the obligation to parcel out the automobiles vested with the incoming government.

Pakistan politics and economics

Aqsa KhalidThe general elections are over and the formation of a new government is in the offing. While concerns about security and the law and order situation are very real and, in many ways, affect all Pakistanis, there is nothing more real than the rising cost of living signified by …

There is no lahore without Basant

LAHORE: The members of the Lahore Basant Festival (LBF) and District Kite Flying Association (DKFA) said that Basant was very important for Lahoris, as it had been part and parcel of Lahore’s culture for the last 250 years. Festival organiser Syed Zulfiqar Hussain and DKFA Secretary Sheikh Muhammad Saleem said …