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Saudi Arabia allows shops to remain open during prayer times

RIYADH: Shops in Saudi Arabia may now stay open during prayer times, a leading government-linked newspaper said, relaxing the strict rules on closing shops and businesses for prayer five times a day. It is the latest in a series of

Open insulin can be stored at warm temperatures: Study

GENEVA: Opened insulin can be stored for four weeks in warm conditions without losing efficacy, a study showed giving hope to diabetics in hot countries without access to refrigerators. The research was conducted by the medical charity Doctors Without Borders

Petrol pumps in Sindh allowed to remain open 24 hours

KARACHI: The Sindh government has allowed petrol pumps to remain open round the clock to facilitate masses. In a statement, Sindh Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said the decision was taken to facilitate masses during ongoing monsoon rains. He

Restaurants allowed to remain open on weekends in Sindh

KARACHI: Restaurants and cafeterias have been allowed to remain open during the weekend across Sindh amid the coronavirus lockdown restrictions. The provincial home ministry issued an amended order allowing restaurants and hotels to continue operating their businesses on Saturday and

Karachi needs open spaces

Karachi, like other megacities around the world, has become a concrete jungle and thus, the need for open green spaces and playgrounds is huge. Karachi has been experiencing heat waves due to climate change, deterioration of green spaces and enhanced