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Experts in Sindh warn against environmental degradation

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KARACHI:Sindh Madressatul Islam University’s (SMIU) environmental science department organised on Friday a day-long National Conference on the environment and sustainable development. The varsity’s Vice-Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh said the environment was an important subject and, “we have to leave a legacy about solving environmental issues so that our children may live in a safe […]

Pakistani TV and harmful gender stereotypes

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A woman wins her mother-in-law’s heart by using the perfect washing powder to wash clothes, another woman pleases her whole family by using the ultimate cooking oil to cook an entire feast, and yet another woman succeeds in becoming ‘fair and lovely’ after using the most effective skin-lightening cream. A Pakistani television (TV) viewer is […]

Experts in Karachi call for fair and equitable distribution of water

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KARACHI: The Karachi Urban Lab at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) organised a dialogue titled Urban Water Dialogue as the second session of a lecture series that aims to critically examine Pakistan’s water scarcity problems. The panel comprising Hisaar Foundation Founder  Simi Kamal, retired Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) bureaucrat Kaleemullah Lashari, KWSB Labour […]

100,000 saplings to be planted in Islamabad

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Islamabad: The Plant for Islamabad campaign will begin on April 3 under the government’s 10 Billion Tree Tsunami afforestation initiative. Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Climate Change Babar Hayat Tarar told reporters here that the minimum target of planting 100,000 saplings had been set for the Plant for Islamabad campaign. He said special sapling […]

Computer Science or History: New Sindh textbooks 20 years too late

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KARACHI: Perhaps no other technological domain has advanced as rapidly as the field of computer science. In the span of a few decades, we have moved on to handheld devices more powerful than the supercomputers of yesteryear. But as the world makes even further advances, exploring technologies like cloud computing and artificial intelligence, Sindh education authorities […]

Govt prioritising provision of fundamental rights: Punjab minister

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LAHORE: Punjab Revenue Minister Col (r) Malik Anwer has said the provincial government is attaching high value to providing the people with their fundamental rights like education, health, food, clothing and shelter. The government is focusing its attention to bring the living standard of the rural population on a par with the living standard of […]