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King Edward Medical University Lahore introduces new dress code

LAHORE: Making rules and regulations strict for wearing uniforms, King Edward Medical University Lahore has banned wearing T-shirts, jeans pants, slippers and sandals, ARY News reported. The ban has been imposed on both male and female students.  The university has also made it compulsory to put on a lab coat during visit to hospital, specially patient care section. In case of violation of the said dress code, students would not be allowed to enter classes or wards. Directives have been issued to staff for…

Sweden introduces eco-friendly aviation tax

STOCKHOLM: Sweden introduced a new aviation tax on Sunday that will add an extra charge to all passenger flights from the country in a bid to lessen air travel's impact on the climate. "The objective of the tax is to minimise the carbon footprint of flights following a sharp increase in air travel," climate minister and Greens spokeswoman Isabella Lovin wrote in Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter. All flights departing from Swedish airports will have an added charge of between 60 to 400 krona ($7 to $49, six to 39…

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa introduces ethics teaching in govt schools

PESHAWAR: On direction of the chief secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, KP Elementary & Secondary Education Department has introduced sessions on ethics in schools across the province. The department has directed all schools to daily conduct assembly presentation to teach ethics. "KP E&SE plans to organize awareness sessions on ethics including respect of elders, hygiene, abiding by law and traffic rules and steps against abuse," said a release. Read More: Quran teaching made compulsory in KP schools Director…