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‘Bad governance, health issues and lack of education plague Thar’

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HYDERABAD: The problems being faced by the people of Tharparkar are very complex and the deaths of children in hospitals or at homes is only one aspect. The high mortality is a long standing issue which hasn’t occurred due to starvation alone, but on account of a persistent failure to address a number of factors, […]

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‘History mends broken things’

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KARACHI: Emperor Babar did not come to India to kill Hindus, but to fight his coreligionist, said Dr Taymiya R. Zaman while delivering her lecture titled ‘Misplacing the Mughals: Historical Memory and Pakistan’ at the Aga Khan University on Tuesday. Dr Zaman tried to look at the kind of relationship that Pakistanis had with their […]

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‘Growing toxicity of heavy metalsposing serious health risks’

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Experts call for greater awareness, new laws and stricter implementation of policies and standards Karachi: Heavy metals in the environment such as lead or arsenic as well as the improper disposal of hospital waste is leading to a growing number of health-related complications in Pakistan. This was stated by environmentalists and experts at a seminar […]

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