Pakistan to launch women-only taxi and bus services in Karachi

Pakistan to launch women-only taxi and bus services in Karachi

Pakistan is a highly patriarchal society, with cultural attitudes and social norms that are perpetuating a hostile environment for women. Some surveys are placing Pakistan among the most countries in the world for women. The government has taken steps to...
read more
Egypt’s oldest mummy and its oldest city unveiled

Egypt’s oldest mummy and its oldest city unveiled

Mummification was an important part of Ancient Egyptian culture and religion, believed to ensure the soul’s journey to the afterlife. This week, Egyptian archaeologists have discovered what “may be the oldest and most complete mummy found in Egypt to d...
read more
Three quarters of Americans do not exercise enough, new study finds

Three quarters of Americans do not exercise enough, new study finds

“Regular physical activity is one of the most important things people can do to improve their health,” said the secretary of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC. The organisation published a report on Tuesday, and found that only...
read more
Pope Francis says being homosexual isn’t a crime, but a sin

Pope Francis says being homosexual isn’t a crime, but a sin

Pope Francis, known for his progressive views on social issues, gave an interview to The Associated Press, in which he stated that “being homosexual isn’t a crime.” “Yes, it is a sin, but we must distinguish between a crime and...
read more
Walmart raises minimum wage by almost 17%

Walmart raises minimum wage by almost 17%

Walmart is the largest private employer in the world, with about 2.30 million employees. The world’s largest retailer, with over 11,000 stores in 27 countries, announced Tuesday, it will raise the hourly minimum wage for store workers in the US....
read more
Rare green comet last visible 50,000 years ago, can soon be seen with the naked eye

Rare green comet last visible 50,000 years ago, can soon be seen with the naked eye

A green comet that orbits the sun every 50,000 years, is currently passing through the inner solar system, closing to Earth. The C/2022 E3 (ZTF) comet, discovered last year in March by Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF), is already visible through...
read more
Greenland records highest temperatures in a millennium

Greenland records highest temperatures in a millennium

Greenland, the world’s largest island, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, is facing the hottest temperatures in at least the last 1,000 years. A new ice core study showed that rising temperatures are caused by global warming. Ice cores...
read more
1 2 3 8