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First-ever person to receive pig’s heart dies two months after surgery

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  • David Bennett had his heart replaced by a genetically modified pig’s heart after going through surgery.
  • It is unclear whether he died because of the organ transplant.
  • Hospital staff refuses to comment further on cause of death as a thorough examination is yet to take place.

The person who received a pig’s heart transplant passed away on Tuesday afternoon, months after going through the surgery.

David Bennett, 57, had made headlines across the globe after he had his heart successfully replaced by a genetically-modified heart taken from a pig.

However, Bennett passed away just two months after the transplant, according to The Sun

It is unclear whether he died because of the organ transplant or due to some other reason. “There was no obvious cause identified at the time of his death,” a hospital spokesperson told to the New York Times.

The doctor who performed the surgery said that the hospital staff was upset over his death. “He proved to be a brave and noble patient who fought all the way to the end,” said the doctor.

Talking about his patient, the doctor said: “Bennett became known by millions of people around the world for his courage and steadfast will to live.”

The staff refused to comment further on the cause of his death as a thorough examination is yet to take place.

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In Lahore, several unlawful constructions were dismantled

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In response to bylaw infractions, the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) demolished a number of structures in Lahore.

An illicit workshop next to Hair Factory at Adda Plot on Raiwind Road was destroyed by the LDA crew.

Along Raiwind Road and in LDA-controlled areas close to Lahore Ring Road, a number of additional unlawful constructions were also removed.

In addition, a private school that had broken land use regulations was sealed.

Chief Town Planner II Azhar Ali led the operation with the assistance of the police, enforcement team, and heavy equipment.

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The expected increase in power tariff is Rs 7.13/unit.

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According to specifics, NEPRA will consider the appeal today, and a one-month power rate hike will result from a fuel price adjustment for energy used in January.

The CPPA filed the petition with the NEPRA, claiming that hydropower plants accounted for 11.12% of all electricity output in January, coal-fired plants for 16.51%, natural gas plants for 12.45%, and nuclear plants for 20.78%.

Prior to this, the monthly fuel adjustment (MFA) caused the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to raise the power cost by Rs5.63 per unit.

Following the conclusion of the NEPRA hearing on the Central Power Purchasing Agency’s (CPPA) appeal for a fuel monthly adjustment that will increase the power rate by Rs5.63 per unit for December 2023, the verdict was made public.

The electricity users would bear an extra Rs49 billion in costs as a result of the permission. The customers’ power bills for the following month will include an extra payment.

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Promoting Mother Languages: Int’l Mother Language Day Being Observed Today

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All around the world, including Pakistan, today is International Mother Language Day. “Multilingual education is a pillar of intergenerational learning” is this year’s topic for the day.

Numerous events have been planned to honor the day and emphasize the value of Pakistan’s regional languages.

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