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Digital Immunization drive launched in Sindh

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KARACHI: Expanded Program for Immunization (EPI) and the Health Department Government of Sindh on Tuesday launched Zindagi Mehfooz (ZM) Digital Immunization Registry in Sindh, an android-based application developed by the Interactive Research and Development (IRD) with the Indus Health Network (IHN) to support its implementation across the province to reduce child mortality from vaccine preventable […]

World Bank to fund Yellow Line Bus Rapid Transit

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KARACHI: After agreements with the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) and a Chinese company regarding the integrated bus rapid transit (BRT) system in the city failed to materialise, the World Bank (WB) has agreed to provide financial and technical support for the construction of the Yellow Line BRT in Karachi and the establishment of an integrated […]

Protecting the whistleblowers

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There are several mountains to climb when it comes to fighting corruption, one of them being ensuring that an enabling environment is created for those that expose it to have the protection of the law. There are those who hold back from laying bare the corruption they see around them either in the workplace or […]

Dengue claims one more life

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department has issued WHO guidelines regarding treatment protocol of dengue patients as another man died of the vector-borne ailment on Tuesday, bringing the death toll to 42. Pervez Khan, 51, resident of Tehkal area of Peshawar, who was admitted to Khyber Teaching Hospital no Sept 30, is the latest victim […]

Senior journalist found dead

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KARACHI – Senior journalist Wali Rizvi was found dead in his flat at Gulistan-e-Johar on Monday night. The flat’s union informed the police about his death. According to the police sources, Wali Rizvi was ill and had been living alone in his flat. Police shifted the body to the Edhi’s morgue. DSP Shahrah-e-faisal police station said that […]

Media bodies term expulsion of journalists from court ‘attack on freedom of press’

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ISLAMABAD: The journalists’ organisations have strongly condemned Rangers’ step to prevent journalists from entering accountability court premises and pushing them out from courtroom to cover proceeding of the references on the occasion of appearance of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday and termed it direct attack on freedom of Press. In a joint statement. […]

Pemra imposes fine on channel

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ISLAMABAD: Pemra Council of Complaints Sindh 27th meeting was held at Regional Office Karachi headed by the Chairperson Professor Inam Bari. According to Pemra press release public complaints of serious nature received through automized Viewer Complaints and Feedback Management System and from other quarters were taken up on the agenda. Pemra on the recommendations of […]

Verna: teasing all six senses

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It’s taken six years for Pakistan’s most revered story teller to return, but as expected, Shoaib Mansoor has come back with one hell of a film; at least that is what it looks like from the teaser that released yesterday. Written, produced and directed by Mansoor, Verna (which can be literally translated to ‘Or Else’) […]