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Fishful thinking: Female KU students make bandages from fish skin


November 26, 2019

A team of marine science students from Karachi University (KU) have made a first of their kind portable bandages from fish skin to treat burns on the spot. Speaking to Samaa TV’s Naya Din on Tuesday, four of the nine-member team and their supervisor said the use of fish skin to help heal burn wounds was patented and in use …

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How to permanently get rid of your deleted cellphone data?


November 26, 2019

Do you delete your private data before you sell your cellphone or leave it on a cellphone shop? Your deleted data could be recovered with the help of various softwares available in the market. SAMAA Digital speaks with the experts to help you protect your private data from being misused.

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Foreign inflows in T-bills cross $1bn


November 26, 2019

KARACHI: Foreign inflows into Pakistani debt instruments crossed the $1 billion mark this fiscal year, latest data released by the State Bank shows. Debt auctions have been attracting foreign inflows since July when interest rates hit a peak of 13.25 per cent, with the pace accelerating every month. Almost all the foreign inflows in government debt were in short-term Treasury …

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CPEC crucial for Pakistan’s development, says Hafeez


November 26, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Defending the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Finance Adviser Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Monday called for global awareness campaign about the multi-billion dollar programme for its real success. He was talking to journalists after attending a seminar when asked to comment on recent statements from US Assistant Secretary Alice Wells warning Pakistan about the deepening debt problems due to …

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‘Investment opportunities exist for US companies in Pakistan’


November 26, 2019

KARACHI: Good trade and investment opportunities exist in Pakistan for US investors to explore, Agricu­ltural Counsellor of United States Department of Agricu­lture (USDA) Rey Santella said on Monday. Speaking at a meeting during his visit to the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), the USDA representative said Pakistan has faced many challenges in the past but the country has …

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LVMH close to buying Tiffany for more than $16.3 billion


November 26, 2019

PARIS: French luxury group LVMH was hoping to clinch a deal to acquire US jewellers Tiffany on Sunday after bidding more than $16 billion, according to a source close to the deal, confirming press reports. The deal would cost more than $16.65 billion once debt has been factored in, said the source, confirming reports in The Financial Times, the Wall …

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Alibaba shares surge more than 6% on Hong Kong debut


November 26, 2019

HONG KONG: Shares in Chinese online retail giant Alibaba soared more than six percent on their Hong Kong debut Tuesday, after raising at least $11 billion in the city´s biggest IPO in nearly a decade. Alibaba, which already is listed in the United States, had set the price for each share at HK$176, but the stock jumped 6.25 percent to …

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Selena Gomez suffered anxiety attack before performing at the AMAs 2019


November 26, 2019

Selena Gomez’s recent anxiety attack before her AMA performance occurred due to added pressure she placed on herself. E-News reports that Selena was not in the best mental space and found herself embroiled into a massive amount of stress ahead of her AMA performance. A source told the publication, “Selena definitely had anxiety and a panic attack before she went out …

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Clothing brand AlKaram accused of copying Korean band BTS design


November 26, 2019

Clothing brand AlKaram has been accused of copying a design from the album cover of South Korean band, BTS, in its latest collection. The outfit in question features a string of roses, which are a stencil copy of a cover image of one K-pop boy band. Fans in Pakistan were quick to point out the similarity. After an outrage the …

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