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Climate financing and the problem of akrasia

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During the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo irked his publisher due to his continuous procrastination and outdoor shenanigans, and was facing an impossible deadline to write his magnum opus The Hunchback of Notre Dame. To deal with this problem, he decided to get rid of all the distractions, therefore, he threw out all his clothes except a large shawl, […]


Continuous rain in lower Sindh region worsens civic woes

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HYDERABAD: The fresh spell of heavy to moderate rain that took the mainly lower region of the province by surprise on Tuesday continued intermittently on the third consecutive day on Thursday, adding to civic woes in urban areas and causing damage to mud-thatched houses and standing crops in villages. In Hyderabad, it drizzled from Thursday […]


Ruth Pfau remembered as ‘a human being who defined humanity’

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KARACHI: In acknowledgement of her profound contributions to patients, the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) held a memorial in honour of Dr Ruth Pfau, who passed away on Aug 10, on Thursday. “I have mixed feelings of pride and sorrow as I stand here today,” said Dr Adibul Hasan Rizvi, head of SIUT. […]