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Consuming very hot tea may increase esophageal

Smokers and drinkers may want to wait for their morning cup of tea to cool off before they start drinking it, in order to decrease their risk of developing esophageal cancer, a new study suggests. The study, published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found that people who smoke …

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Punjab Food Authority to Ban Sale of Banaspati Ghee

Due to perilous effects of banaspati ghee, Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has come to the decision to ban the manufacture and sale of banaspati ghee by July 2020. It was further decided by the authority to regulate the quantity of trans fats (trans fatty acid) to 0.5%. This decision was …

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HEC & CRBC Launch Scholarship for Masters Program in Chinese Universities

A ceremony for signing a Document of Understanding (DoU) between the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), a state-owned company of the People’s Republic of China, was organized at HEC Secretariat, Islamabad. Both sides agreed that CRBC would sponsor 30 Pakistani students for the Master’s degree programme in Transportation Engineering …

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Herself, A Women Empowerment Initiative, Opens Applications

After conducting 3 cycles, graduating 120 women, forming multiple local and international partnerships, and taking expert trainers on board, Herself is all set to take its vision of making women self-sustainable forward by launching a new and improved cycle this October. Herself is Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB)’s women empowerment …

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