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Environmental threats: ‘Mountain Cultural Showcase’ kicks off

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To highlight the importance of mountains and the communities that dwell on it, a two-day ‘Mountain Cultural Showcase’ kicked off in the federal capital on Saturday. The event was organised by the Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan) in connection with the eighth Pakistan Mountain Festival. The event, held at the National Heritage Museum Lok Virsa, featured […]

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16 millers fined over environmental pollution

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BADIN: The civil judge of Shaheed Fazil Rahu (formerly Golarchi) town, Ali Sher Chandio, on Saturday fined owners of 16 rice husking mills for their failure to install a dust control system at their respective industrial units as was directed by the Supreme Court-mandated judicial commission on water quality and drainage system. Retired Justice Amir […]

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Kohat cement factory faces action

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PESHAWAR: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has taken action against a cement factory in Kohat for causing dust pollution in the city posing serious public health-related problems. “The EPA has taken action against Kohat Cement Factory over public complaints about dust pollution,” says Director-General Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) KP, Dr Muhammad Bashir. He […]

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Climate change bigger threat to Pakistan than terrorism’

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Climate change is a bigger threat than terrorism to Pakistan and it is responsibility of Ministry of Climate Change to deal with all looming disasters like floods and droughts. Senator Mir Muhammad Yousuf Badini, Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change, said this on Tuesday while chairing meeting of the committee at the Parliament House. […]

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