Pakistan’s ‘Flight of the Falcons’ nominated for 2015 Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award

Courtesy Of Dawn News Highlighting the struggle with regard to female education in Pakistan, filmmaker Shehzad Hameed’s documentary Flight of the Falcons has made to the final list of 2015 Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award for Television. The documentary delves into the journey of one Pakistani schoolteacher Sister Zeph and her three students as they struggle…

Genes, bugs and radiation: WHO backs new weapons in Zika fight

Courtesy Of The News International LONDON: Countries battling the Zika virus should consider new ways to curb disease-carrying mosquitoes, including testing the release of genetically modified insects and bacteria that stop their eggs hatching, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. “Given the magnitude of the Zika crisis, WHO encourages affected countries and their partners to…