Day: February 21, 2018

Modern zoos serving as Noah’s arc for saving endangered species around the planet

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The perennial question that still revolves around the concept of zoos or zoological garden is whether it is moral and acceptable for humans to confine animals in cages for entertainment or education or awareness or captive breeding. Several respected and dedicated animal right activists around the planet have been demanding complete closure of zoos; and […]…Read More

Alleviating heavy metal stress with the use of biochar application

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article image Pakistan’s economy is highly dependent on its agriculture sector. Due to devastated impacts of changing climate, the hydrological cycles have been disturbed which has resulted in acute shortage of surface fresh water across the globe and Pakistan is among the top targeted area. The underground water reservoirs have also been turned useless due to brackishness, […]…Read More

Antibacterial soaps do more harm than good

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article image Antibacterial soaps and handwash are frequently used all over the world. Their use as an antibacterial agent provides more mental satisfaction of hygiene than any other bar soaps. However, in reality these antibacterial soaps are of no benefit as their constituents are more harmful than beneficial. These antimicrobial soaps may not actually serve any health […]…Read More

Uber Airlifts Trophy of Pakistan’s Biggest Cricket Gala

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article image PR: In a bid to promote the upcoming third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL), the tournament’s trophy was airlifted in an Uber chopper from Atlantis Lounge to Me’aseim, Dubai. This initiative highlights Uber’s commitment as PSL’s official transport partner. As the trophy touched down in Me’aseim, captains of all six PSL teams transported the trophy […]…Read More

National Bank of Pakistan After-tax Profit of Rs. 23.03 Billion, 1.2% up YoY Balance Sheet Grows to Rs. 2.37 Trillion

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PR:  Meeting of the Board of Directors (BoD) of National Bank of Pakistan (Bank) was held on February 20, 2018 at the Bank’s Head Office in Karachi. The BoD approved the financial statements of the Bank for the year ended December 31, 2017. Maintaining its position in the industry, the Bank reported highest ever profit after […]…Read More