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Pakistani celebrities remember the legendary Zubaida Apa

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LAHORE: Renowned cooking expert Zubaida Tariq – famously known as Zubaida Apa – breathed her last on January 4, 2018, in Karachi. Her funeral prayers were offered the following day, near her home, at Sultan Masjid. The celebrated chef was a household name, popular among countless housewives who learnt to cook by following her show. […]


CJP takes suo moto notice on conditions of govt hospitals in Karachi

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CJP takes suo moto notice on conditions of govt hospitals in Karachi ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar has taken suo moto notice on the conditions of the government hospitals in Karachi. Taking suo moto notice, the Chief Justice has summoned Medical Superintendents (MS) of all public hospitals of Karachi on January 13 […]


IT industry bent to increase software exports to $30bn: VC ITU

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LAHORE: The I.T. industry is bent upon to improve software exports from existing US$3.5 billion to US$30 billion by facilitating the industry, establishing dedicated special economic zones, providing ease of doing businesses through one-window facilitation cell under Punjab Revenue Authority for resolving complaints, tax break, exemption on imports and reduction in sales tax. Dr Umar […]


53,000 children die of diarrhoea caused by contaminated water every year

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ISLAMABAD: Barely 15 days old, Kinza whimpers at an Islamabad hospital where she is suffering from diarrhoea and a blood infection, a tiny victim among thousands afflicted by the country’s severely polluted and decreasing water supplies. Cloaked in a colourful blanket, Kinza moves in slow motion, like a small doll. Her mother, Sartaj, does not […]


CJP displeased at delay in Tayyaba torture case

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a report from the Islamabad High Court registrar over the incomplete proceedings of the Tayyaba torture case, being heard by a trial court. According to Geo News report, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar expressed his displeasure that the trial was still incomplete even after a year. He called […]