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UN, WHO to collaborate on environmental health risks

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Islamabad: UN Environment and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have signed up for a new collaboration to accelerate action to curb environmental health risks that cause an estimated 12.6 million deaths a year. Only two days ago in Nairobi, the heads of both UN agencies signed an agreement to step up joint actions to combat […]

PM for cheap & reliable broadband connectivity across country

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ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday asked the Ministry of Information Technology to ensure reliable and cheap broadband connectivity across the country, particularly in the remote areas, to ensure spread of digital facilities to the common man. Speaking at a ceremony here at a hotel for the contract signing of ‘Broadband for Sustainable Development Projects’ […]

First vaccination drive of 2018 starts

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PESHAWAR: In the first campaign of the new year 2018 the K-P government launches an aggressive poliovirus drive with the aim of administering the polio vaccine to over 5.71 million children in the province from Janaury 15. According to available figures there has a 60 per cent decrease in poliovirus cases in the country with […]

Festival featuring literary, cultural & wildlife events begins in Qambar-Shahdadkot

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LARKANA: ‘Colours of Qam­bar-Shahdadkot’ — a three-day festival featuring literary sittings, a conference on wildlife sanctuaries in Qambar-Shahdad­kot district and cultural events as well as mystic and folk music shows — got under way at the Langh lake, a wildlife sanctuary situated 19 kilometres from here, on Friday. Larkana Commissioner Moham­med Abbas Baloch inaugurated the […]

APNS grieved over death of Shahzad

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KARACHI: Sarmad Ali, President; Umer Mujib Shami, Secretary General, APNS on behalf of the office bearers and members of the society have expressed profound grief over the sad demise of Shahzad Akhtar, Managing Editor of Daily Tameer-e-Sindh, Karachi. The APNS office bearers expressed their condolence and prayed that Almighty Allah may rest the departed soul […]