Month: April 2020

Dow Scientists work on COVID-19 vaccine

Dow Scientists work on COVID-19 vaccine

Dow University of Health Sciences attained a milestone by preparing intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) with plasma obtained from recovered patients of Corona Virus through which affected sufferers can be treated. As per Dow research team the treatment is safe, low risk and highly effective. Immunoglobulin is prepared after separation of antibodies found in the blood of…

VCs vow to make online classes successful

VCs vow to make online classes successful

Vice Chancellors of all Pakistani Universities vowed to make online classes and e-learning a success amidst the closure of universities in the wake of situation created due to COVID-19 crisis. The meeting was conducted online through Microsoft Teams. During the third Vice Chancellors Committee meeting held since the closure of universities, the VCs reviewed the…

NUST features in all UN SDGs

NUST features in all UN SDGs

National University of Science and Technology (NUST) featured prominently in all 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Ranking 2020 and stood among top 300 world Universities. NUST has also taken the first place in 4 SDGs among Pakistani Universities. The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Ranking is the only…

Sindh establishes largest testing lab for COVID-19

Sindh establishes largest testing lab for COVID-19

The Government of Sindh established biggest COVID-19 test laboratory at Karachi University (KU) with an initial capacity to conduct 800 tests daily. The lab was setup at KU’s International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences. The spokesperson further informed that the capacity will be increased to a high of 2400 tests within 21 days.

Rumors roam as Sony set to launch PS 5

Rumors roam as Sony set to launch PS 5

Play Station 5 is set to be launched soon, but still Sony has not given any specific date. Unlike Play Station 4 there are rumors that Play Station 5 will be released worldwide, simultaneously. It is also expected that to find gaming console at launch time wouldn’t be stress-free because of many reasons including limited…

OnePlus to hit market with 8 Pro

OnePlus to hit market with 8 Pro

Oneplus is set to launch its new phone OnePlus 8 Pro. It has display screen of 6.78 inches. The device specifications include 120 Hz fluid display, qualcomm snapdragon 865 and 5G connectivity. Rear quad camera is 48MP with a front camera of 16 MP. Having unusual 280 software optimizations, cell runs at 120 Hz making…

Zong 4G offers free unlimited connectivity

Zong 4G offers free unlimited connectivity

Zong 4G proposed free unlimited connectivity for National Disaster Management Authority’s (NDMA) staff and workers. The telecommunication network also showed its full commitment to support Government during this COVID-19 pandemic. The offer includes free SMS, voice and data to provide uninterrupted connectivity to the front line NDMA staff. Meanwhile, Zong 4G also facilitated KP Government…

Ufone helpline registers PRCS Volunteers

Ufone and Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) jointly registered more than 10000 volunteers for PRCS program to create awareness about COVID 19 among the masses. Ufone provided PRCS its helpline 1030 for volunteer registration besides the same free of cost helpline enabled the cellular network customers to know latest information about the pandemic as well…

Asim Jofa takes the lead

Asim Jofa takes the lead

Elite Pakistani Fashion Designer Asim Jofa has taken the lead by distributing personal protective equipment to healthcare institutions. After successfully making the first fabric prototype in just 48 hours he has delivered first batch of 100 PPE suits to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) while another batch provided to Shaukat Khanum Hospital. Many renowned celebrities…

Maria B joins leading fashion designers

Maria B joins leading fashion designers

Maria B joined other leading fashion designers by starting production of health related protective equipment. The brand vowed to produce 100000 face masks for providing the same to as many people. The brand further announced that it is making 1000 masks a day to cope with the emerging requirement to deal with COVID-19 disease.

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